SAVARY, Claude Étienne

SAVARY, Claude Étienne. Letters On Greece; Being A Sequel To Letters On Egypt..


London: Printed for C. Elliot and T.Kay; Edinburgh: Printed for C. Elliot, 1788.




£ 550




FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. 442 pp. [4]; 2 engraved plates. Complete with title-page and preface. Folding engraved map frontispiece; folding engraved plate of the Cretan labyrinth. Slight foxing and some browning; bookplate on top pastedown. Speckled calf; spine with gilt tooling and label with gilt title. A fine copy.



The book, first published in French also in 1788, contains an epistolary account of Savary’s travels though the Greek islands, including Rhodes and Crete; with a commentary on the politics, on the more and manners of the Greeks and Turks. 


ESTC T12194; Cox I 236; Blackmer 977 (French edition).