GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213
Travels in Greece and Turkey. Being the second part of Excursions in the Mediterranean. London: Saunders and Otley, 1836
FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (197 x 125mm.), half-titles, 2 hand-coloured aquatint frontispieces, 2+4pp. adverts at end, original boards, uncut, slight loss to spines
The first edition of this work is surprisingly rare at auction. ABPC records only the Atabey copy and Rare Book Hub just one copy sold in 1988 (possibly the copy owned by Atabey). The major collections noted below - Blackmer, Gennadius and Abbey - only contained the second edition.
This is the second part of the author's Excursions in the Mediterranean. The first part, published in 1835, recounted a visit to Algiers and Tunis.
Atabey 1207; Blackmer 1643 (second edition); Weber, Gennadius I, 353 (second edition); Abbey, Travel 208 (second edition)
John Pulteney Esq., bookplates
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