SAVARY, M.

Lettres sur la Grèce,

Stock Code
77791
Lettres sur la Grèce,
faisant suite de celles sur l'Egypte.
Onfroi, Paris, 1788.
£850
Savary left Alexandria for Asia Minor and the Greek islands in 1779. He returned home to France in 1780, staying at the house of Madame Le Monnier, to whom these letters, which centre on the actual condition of the places visited, are addressed.
 
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Description

First edition. 8vo. (21 x 13.5 cm). 362 pp., 2 folding maps, a few engraved vignettes in text, marbled endpapers and edges; full contemporary calf, flat spine in 6 compartments, single red label, gilt flower centre tools, gilt dentelles, outer edges gilt, some loss of leather, upper joint starting, still a very good copy. Provenance: Bibliothèque de A. H. Dampmartin's ticket to front pastedown, dated 1775; Paul's Desjardins' bookplate to front free endpaper.

Bibliography

Malakis, pp.41-2; Spencer, p.219.   Stock ID: 77791

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