Lot 337 of 515:
Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece, 1825  

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$10 - $100

Title:
Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece, During the Middle of the Fourth Century, Before the Christian æra
Author:
Barthelemy, Jean-Jacques
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed for C. & J. Rivington, et al.
Date:
1825
Description:

6 volumes. (8vo) 22.5x13.8 cm (8¨x5½"), original cloth-bascked boards, leather spine labels.

Really a textbook on the daily life and culture of ancient Greece, primarily centered around Athens, this lengthy work is "so written, that the reader may frequently be induced to imagine he is perusing a work of mere amusement, invention, and fancy" (p. iii). Footnotes citing a multitude of classical sources back up Barthelemy's imagined journey. The quarto atlas volume is not present. Armorial bookplates of Frederick Adolphus Philprick to front pastedowns; ink ownership signatures of another to title pages. 

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Some wear, very good or better.
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Item number:
300597a
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