Spon and Wheler | Voyage d'Italie, de Dalmatie, de Grece, et du Levant, 1678, 3 volumes
Spon and Wheler | Voyage d'Italie, de Dalmatie, de Grece, et du Levant, 1678, 3 volumes
Spon and Wheler | Voyage d'Italie, de Dalmatie, de Grece, et du Levant, 1678, 3 volumes
Spon and Wheler | Voyage d'Italie, de Dalmatie, de Grece, et du Levant, 1678, 3 volumes
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GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Spon and Wheler | Voyage d'Italie, de Dalmatie, de Grece, et du Levant, 1678, 3 volumes

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP

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

Spon and Wheler | Voyage d'Italie, de Dalmatie, de Grece, et du Levant, 1678, 3 volumes

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP

Lot Details

Description

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


SPON, JACOB AND GEORGE WHELER

Voyage d'Italie, de Dalmatie, de Grece, et du Levant, fait aux années 1675. & 1676. Lyon: Antoine Cellier, 1678


FIRST EDITION, 3 volumes, 12mo (157 x 85mm.), 33 engraved plates and maps(some folding), a few illustrations in text, contemporary calf, spines gilt, scattered dampstaining, a few plates with minor marginal restoration, repair or loss, lacking last leaf in volume 3, bindings restored, wormholes to volume 1


VERY RARE. "This is one of the most important accounts of travels in the Levant, and the first description of Athens which was systematic, detailed and trustworthy" (Blackmer).


LITERATURE:

cf. Atabey 1170; Blackmer 1586 (second editions); Weber II, 405; FRBNF32674193


PROVENANCE:

G.J. Arvanitidi, book label; old ownership inscriptions by Breughe, Beauffier and P. Flamen

Condition Report

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


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