Turkey and Greece | In French, 8 volumes, Tournefort Le Chevalier, Savary, Volney, and Castellan
GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213
TURKEY AND GREECE
A collection of eight volumes in French, comprising:
Tournefort, J. Pitton de. Relation d'un voyage du Levant. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1717, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, 4to, printed on papier fin, 152 engraved plates, contemporary calf with gilt royal arms on sides, book labels of the Boissier and Candolle libraries, occasional slight spotting, bindings worn
Le Chevalier, J.B. Voyage de la Troade... troisième edition. Paris: Dentu, 1802, 3 vol. text (8vo) and atlas (4to), 37 numbered plates and maps on 29 sheets, many folding or double-page, contemporary calf (text) and half calf, some spotting, bindings rubbed
Castellan, A.L. Lettres sur la Grèce, l'Hellespont et Constantinople. Paris: Agasse, 1811, 2 vol. in one, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, half-titles, 22 engraved plates, contemporary calf, slight tear to head of spine
Savary, C.E. Lettres sur la Grèce. Paris: Onfroi, 1788, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, engraved folding map and plate, a few leaves browned, BOUND WITH:
Volney, C.F. de. Considerations sur la guerre actuelle des turcs. London, 1788, FIRST EDITION, engraved title and folding map, 2 volumes bound in one, nineteenth-century morocco-backed boards, bookplate of Maxime du Camp
The third edition of Le Chevalier's Voyage is much enlarged and includes his voyage out to Constantinople by way of the Ionian Islands, Athens and the islands of the Aegean, and other material.
Atabey 959, 698, 206, 1092 (later edition), 1304; Blackmer 1318, 994 (atlas only), 299, 1493, 1749
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