Williams | Select views in Greece, 1829, large paper copy in 12 original parts
Williams | Select views in Greece, 1829, large paper copy in 12 original parts
Williams | Select views in Greece, 1829, large paper copy in 12 original parts
Williams | Select views in Greece, 1829, large paper copy in 12 original parts
Williams | Select views in Greece, 1829, large paper copy in 12 original parts
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GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Williams | Select views in Greece, 1829, large paper copy in 12 original parts

Estimate: 900 - 1,400 GBP

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

Williams | Select views in Greece, 1829, large paper copy in 12 original parts

Estimate: 900 - 1,400 GBP

Lot Sold:1,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

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


WILLIAMS, H.W.

Select views in Greece. London: Longman [&c.], and Edinburgh: Adam Black, [1824]-1829


FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY IN ORIGINAL PARTS WITH PROOFS ON INDIA PAPER, 12 parts, folio (380 x 280mm.), 64 engraved plates, each with accompanying printed text leaf, adverts tipped in, original printed wrappers, without printed plate list (but all listed on verso of wrappers), some damp-staining and browning in parts 1, 2, 10 and 12, also occasionally elsewhere at edges, backstrips defective and most wrappers loose, some soiled (especially 1, 2 and 12)


The rare folio deluxe issue of 'Grecian' Williams's views, which is much more commonly found in quarto format.


LITERATURE:

Blackmer 1811; Atabey 1337 (4to edition)

Condition Report

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


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