Hughes | Travels in Sicily, Greece and Albania, 1820; Lear, Journal of a landscape painter in Albania, 1851
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GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Hughes | Travels in Sicily, Greece and Albania, 1820; Lear, Journal of a landscape painter in Albania, 1851

Estimate: 1,300 - 1,800 GBP

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

Hughes | Travels in Sicily, Greece and Albania, 1820; Lear, Journal of a landscape painter in Albania, 1851

Estimate: 1,300 - 1,800 GBP

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


ALBANIA AND GREECE

Two works, first editions, comprising:


Hughes, Thomas Smart. Travels in Sicily, Greece and Albania. London: Mawman, 1820, 2 vol., 4to, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Jane Smart Hughes (author's sister?) to Mr and Mrs Seymour, 1821, folding engraved map of Albania, 2 plans (one double-page), and 12 plates, illustrations, bookplate of St. Mary's College, Oscott (cancelled), contemporary half morocco, some plates spotted, binding somewhat rubbed

Lear, Edward. Journal of a landscape painter in Albania, &c. London: Bentley, 1851, 8vo, map, 20 tinted lithographed plates, original cloth, some plates slightly spotted, lower joint torn, slight loss to foot of spine


LITERATURE:

Blackmer 842, 986

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