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NEWTON, Charles Thomas.

Travels and discoveries in the Levant.

Stock Code
106123
London, Day, 1865
£1,250

Newton was vice-consul at Mitylene and resided in the Levant from 1852-1859. The expeditions to Asia Minor took place between 1856-1859 and were mostly concerned with the excavations of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. The present work contains the popular account these digs together with Newton's life in Mitylene, the local inhabitants, etc. Newton also carried out excavations at Kalymnos.

The plates include views in Rhodes, Cos, Kalymnos, and Mitylene, as well as illustrations of the sculptures from the mausoleum.

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Description

First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xiv, [2], 360; xiv, [2], 275 pp., 41 plates and maps, some folding, original blind-stamped green cloth gilt, a fine set.

Bibliography

Atabey 869; Blackmer 1193.

Stock ID:106123

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