GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213
POUQUEVILLE, FRANÇOIS CHARLES HUGUES LAURENT
Two works, comprising:
Voyage en Morée, à Constantinople, en Albanie, et dans plusieurs autres parties de l'empire othoman. Paris: Gabon, 1805, 3 vol., 8vo, FIRST EDITION, half-titles, 5 engraved plates and maps (3 folding), folding printed table, contemporary half calf, binding rubbed
Voyage de la Grèce... deuxième edition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1826-1827, 6 vol., 8vo, second edition, half-titles, 36 lithographed or engraved plates and maps, a number folding, modern half calf with all original printed wrappers bound in, uncut, lacking the 2 maps at end of vol.6 (which are sometimes bound separately), some leaves spotted or browned (vol.5 and 6 more so), some wrappers soiled
Voyage en Morée "is the first and probably the best of all Pouqueville's books on Greece" (Blackmer). There are many differences between the first and second editions of Voyage de la Grèce, and the number of plates in the second edition varies.
Atabey 988 and 991; Blackmer 1344 and 1346
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