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John Gardner Wilkinson
Dalmatia and Montenegro: With A Journey to Mostar in Herzegovina and Remarks on the Slavonic Nations; The History of Dalmatia and Ragusa; The Uscocs.
London: John Murray, c. 1848. A fine example, text and plates are clean and crisp.. ; Book Europe Balkans, Contemporary full embossed cloth, rebacked expertly saving the original flat spine with gilt title and eagle vignette. , Sir John Gardner Wilkinson was a British Egyptologist. "His account of this journey, which appeared in 1848 (2 vols), contains valuable notes on the manners, traditions, and condition of the people he visited, as well as carefully compiled history of Paulician heresy, as well as other valuable digressions. Some political forecasts of that work have since been verified by events." (National Biography), Size : Large 8vo. , With 7 lithographed plates, 7 woodcut plates, 1 map, and 2 tables., Volume : Two volumes., P. Volume 1. frontis, title, printer's imprint, (1), blank, v-x, (2), 1-564; Volume 2. half-title, printer's imprint, blank, frontis, title, blank, (3), blank, 1-454.
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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