Lot 13: Chandler (Richard)


2015-10-06 14:39:47


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Lot 13: Chandler (Richard). Travels in Greece: or an account of a tour made at the expense of the Society of Dilettanti, 1st ed., Oxford, 1776, seven engraved maps and plans by Thomas Kitchin, including two folding (repairs to verso), some offsetting and a few spots, three contents leaves with top corners excised, Kansas City Public Library perforated stamp and manuscript presentation inscription at head of title, modern calf-backed boards, 4to. Blackmer 319. A continuation of Chandler's Travels in Asia Minor (1775). The first half of the book is devoted to Athens, the second half is an account of his journey to classical sites such as Sunium, Prasiae, Marathon, Attica, Eleusis, Megara, Corinth, Salamis, Delphi, Mount Parnassus and Olympia. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £600-800
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