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A short visit to the Ionian Islands, Athens, and the Morea.
London John Murray 1837 - First edition. 8vo, vi, [ii], 399pp., lithographed frontispiece, engraved vignette to title, map, 5 lithograph plates, foxing to frontispiece, small area of staining to blank inner margin through second half of book, contemporary blue polished half calf gilt, red morocco label, marbled boards, lightly rubbed, a very good copy. Giffard's journey took place from January to March 1836. The lithographs are after drawings by F. W. Newton, one of the author's travelling companions, and include the Temple of Apollo at Bassae, the newly re-erected temple of Nike Apteros on the Acropolis, as well as views of Corfu, Corinth and Mistra. Blackmer 683; Legrand and Pernot 1291 (for 1838 Paris edition only). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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