Mediterranean region, 11 volumes | Rev. C. Willyams, Earl of Sandwich, E.D. Clarke, Gell and Galt
Mediterranean region, 11 volumes | Rev. C. Willyams, Earl of Sandwich, E.D. Clarke, Gell and Galt
Mediterranean region, 11 volumes | Rev. C. Willyams, Earl of Sandwich, E.D. Clarke, Gell and Galt
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GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Mediterranean region, 11 volumes | Rev. C. Willyams, Earl of Sandwich, E.D. Clarke, Gell and Galt

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Mediterranean region, 11 volumes | Rev. C. Willyams, Earl of Sandwich, E.D. Clarke, Gell and Galt

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213


MEDITERRANEAN REGION

A collection of eleven volumes, comprising:


Willyams, C. A Voyage in the Mediterranean... with a description of the Battle of the Nile. London: Bensley for White, 1802, FIRST EDITION, 4to, engraved dedication, 42 aquatint plates, including folding map, contemporary calf, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked

[Montagu, J.], earl of Sandwich. A Voyage... round the Mediterranean. London: Cadell & Davies, 1799, FIRST EDITION, 4to, engraved folding hand-coloured map, 22 plates and 4 plates of inscriptions, contemporary calf-backed boards, uncut, some spotting or staining, tear in title repaired, binding worn

Clarke, E.D. Travels in various countries of Europe, Asia and Africa. London: Cadell & Davies, 1811-1823, 6 vol.; The Life and Remains of... Clarke. 1824, together 7 vol., 4to, numerous engraved plates and maps, contemporary diced calf gilt, some plates spotted or offset, spines of last 3 vol. worn (see footnote)

and 2 others, Gell's Pompeiana (8vo, 1817-19) and a poor copy of Galt's Voyages and Travels (4to, 1812)


The first four volumes of Clarke's Travels, which are generally in good condition, cover Greece, Turkey, the Holy Land and Egypt; the last two volumes covering Scandinavia and The Life and Remains, are in poorer condition.


LITERATURE:

Blackmer 1813, 1149, cf. 365 and 366


Condition Report

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