Peloponnese/Morea, 5 volumes in French | by Buchon (Atlas), Castellan, Mangeart, and Stephanopoli
Peloponnese/Morea, 5 volumes in French | by Buchon (Atlas), Castellan, Mangeart, and Stephanopoli
Peloponnese/Morea, 5 volumes in French | by Buchon (Atlas), Castellan, Mangeart, and Stephanopoli
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GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Peloponnese/Morea, 5 volumes in French | by Buchon (Atlas), Castellan, Mangeart, and Stephanopoli

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

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

Peloponnese/Morea, 5 volumes in French | by Buchon (Atlas), Castellan, Mangeart, and Stephanopoli

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:1,125GBP

Lot Details

Description

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


THE PELOPONNESE (THE MOREA)

Collection of 5 volumes in French, first editions, comprising:


Buchon, J.A. Atlas des nouvelles recherches historiques sur la principauté Française de Morée. Paris, [c.1843], folio, 42 lithographed plates, 5 leaves of text, first 2 (including title) in manuscript, others lithographed, contemporary morocco-backed boards

Castellan, A.L. Lettres sur la Morée et les iles de Cérigo, Hydra et Zante. Paris: Agasse, 1808, 2 parts in one, 8vo, half-titles, 26 engraved plates, errata leaf, original blue boards

Mangeart, J.S. Souvenirs de la Morée. Paris: Igonette, 1830, 8vo, half-title, folding lithographed map, contemporary calf-backed boards, occasional slight spotting, very slightly rubbed

Stephanopoli, D. and N. Voyage... en Grèce. Londres, 1800, 2 vol., 8vo, 8 engraved plates, original green boards, uncut, [Atabey 1175; Weber II, 642; Bib. Ionienne 581], vol.1 lacks half-title and last 3 leaves (presumably 'Table des matières'), binding very slightly worn


The work by Stephanopoli contains a description of the manners and customs of the people of Mani, to which a large part of the book is devoted, as well as details of the Ionian Islands. There are a number of issues of this work printed in 1800 with varying imprints.


LITERATURE:

Blackmer 231 (footnote, "extremely scarce"), 298, 1068, 1606

Condition Report

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