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Barthelemy, Jean Jacques."
Reise des jungen Anacharsis durch Griechenland vierhundert Jahr vor der gewuhnlichen Zeitrechnung Aus dem Franzusischen "
Berlin, Libau, Lagarde und Friedrich, 1789-1793.7 volumes. Original embossed cloth, spines lettered in gilt. With 7 portrait frontispieces and 34 plans and maps (mostly folding).First German edition. - This famous and influential work was first published in French in 1788, Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grece. Numerous editions and translations appeared throughout the 19th century. Although there had been earlier attemps to popularize what was known of Greek antiquity, none was so immediately succesful and influential as Barthelemy's Anacharsis, which played an important part in the development both of neo-classicism and philhellenic sentiment in France (Contominas p. 17). - (Age-browned). - A fine set.Fromm 2082; Cf. Blackmer Collection 83 and Atabey Collection 67; Eutiner Landesbibliothek 0085 (later ed. only)."
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