Randolph | The Present state of the Morea, 1686 | Georgirenes, A Description of the present state of Samos [&c.], 1678
Randolph | The Present state of the Morea, 1686 | Georgirenes, A Description of the present state of Samos [&c.], 1678
Randolph | The Present state of the Morea, 1686 | Georgirenes, A Description of the present state of Samos [&c.], 1678
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GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Randolph | The Present state of the Morea, 1686 | Georgirenes, A Description of the present state of Samos [&c.], 1678

Estimate: 600 - 900 GBP

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

Randolph | The Present state of the Morea, 1686 | Georgirenes, A Description of the present state of Samos [&c.], 1678

Estimate: 600 - 900 GBP

Lot Sold:1,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

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


GREECE

Two seventeenth-century works, comprising:


Randolph, Bernard. The Present state of the Morea, called anciently Peloponnesus... with a description of Athens, islands of Zant, Strafades, and Serigo. London: for the Author, 1686, small 4to, green half morocco by Riviere, g.e., slightly cropped, lacking map

Georgirenes, Joseph. A Description of the present state of Samos, Nicaria, Patmos, and Mount Athos. London: printed by W.G., sold by Moses Pitt, 1678, 8vo, with A2-3 (dedication in Greek, which is often lacking), nineteenth-century half calf, text browned/spotted and slightly cropped, title soiled, cut down and mounted, spine slightly worn


LITERATURE:

Blackmer 1384 (footnote), 672; Atabey 1012 (later edition), 489

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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