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GELL, William.

Narrative of a journey in the Morea.

Stock Code
101173
London, Longman, 1823
£950

'These travels were actually undertaken in 1805-6, but Gell decided to publish them in 1823 in order to combat the growing philhellenic sentimentality about Greece and the Greeks. He wanted to show what Greece was really like before the revolution' (Blackmer).

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Description

First edition, 8vo, ix, 412 pp., lithographed frontispiece and 8 plates, woodcut illustrations in text, bound without directions to the binder, contemporary tree calf, rebacked, covers worn, light spotting to plates, a very good copy.

Bibliography



Blackmer 665; Contominas 282; Droulia 434; Weber I, 119

Stock ID:101173

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