Lot 43: Pouqueville (Francois Charles Hugues Laurent)



2015-10-06 14:39:50

Lot 43: Pouqueville (Francois Charles Hugues Laurent). Travels in Greece and Turkey, Comprehending a Particular Account of the Morea, Albania, &c. A Comparison between the Ancient and Present State of Greece, and an Historical and Geographical Description of the Ancient Epirus, 2nd. English ed., 1820, half title, engraved frontispiece, folding map, six engraved plates, advertisement leaf at end, some offsetting and light marginal waterstains, original boards, later paper backstrip, some stains and edge wear, 4to. Atabey 989 (for the first English edition of 1813). Not in Blackmer. Pouqueville was French consul at Ioannina and correspondent of the Ionian Academy in Corfu. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £1000-1500
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