Lot 61 of 222:
Hughes Travels in Sicily Greece and Albania  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Travels in Sicily, Greece and Albania.
Author:
Hughes, Thomas Smart
Place:
London
Publisher:
J. Mawman
Date:
1820
Description:

2 volumes. xii, [2], 532; viii, 393 pp. 3 maps and plans (2 folding) and 12 engraved and aquatint plates. (4to) 28x22 cm (11x8¾") period boards with modern paper rebacking, paper labels on spines. First Edition.

Hughes was tutor to Richard Townley Parker, together they visited Spain, Italy, Sicily, Greece and Albania in 1813 and 1814. On the Albanian portion of their journey they were joined by C.R. Cockerell, who provided the drawings of Epirus used for the  majority of the engravings. Abbey 203; Blackmer 842..

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Boards a bit worn, some foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
289703
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