Lot 36: Leake (William Martin)



2015-10-06 14:39:49

Lot 36: Leake (William Martin). Journal of a Tour in Asia Minor, With Comparative Remarks on the Ancient and Modern Geography of that Country, 1st ed., 1824, folding engraved map, two single leaf engraved maps, engraved plate, illustrations, a few spots and light offsetting, presentation label to Mary Gough from the Council of the British Institute of Archaeology, Ankara, bookplate, contemporary calf, rebacked, a little rubbed and faded, 8vo. Blackmer 972: "His account is the first complete and systematic description of the geography of Asia Minor. All of his work is equally precise as regards geography, antiquities and philology." (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £400-600
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