An Account of a Late Voyage to Athens, Containing the Estate both Ancient and Modern of that Famous City, and of the Present Empire of the Turks:

Monsieur de la GUILLATIERE [GUILLET DE SAINT-GEORGE, Georges]

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Place Published: London
Publisher: H. Herringman
Date Published: 1676

Description: [2], 422pp. Short thick 8vo, bound 18th century calf with gilt-decorated spine (well-worn but sound; front hinge repaired). London: Printed by J[ohn] M[acock] for H. Herringman, 1676. First edition in English. Several ink and pencil ownership signatures on endpapers, otherwise a very clean copy with a few scattered spots but almost no foxing. A very scarce book, originally published in French in 1675, this copy "Now Englished". OCLC lists 22 copies. -- Wing G2218

Comments: A fictitious account, supposedly based on the memoirs of the author's brother, Guillet de La Guilletière.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 219567


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