Lot 31: Holland (Henry). Travels in the Ionian Isles, Albania, Thessaly, Macedonia &c. during the years 1812 and 1813, 1st ed., 1815, engraved map, twelve engraved plates, some light offsetting, previous owner signature and armorial bookplate of James Hope, contemporary half calf, rebacked with original spine relaid, 4to. Atabey 589; Blackmer 825: "Holland started on his travels in 1812, shortly after taking his medical degree. He spent two months in Albania and was in frequent contact with Ali Pasha, to whom he acted as physician." (1)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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