Greece Crete Rhodes Greek Travel 1788 Savary leather book map & minotaur maze plateBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Letters on Greece; Being the Sequel of Letters on Egypt, by M. Savary.
1788, London, C. Elliot, T. Kay, and C. Elliot.
pp.443. Two engraved folding plates.
A series of letters describing the travels of the author through Crete, Rhodes and other islands in the Greek Archipelago.
Period full mottled calf binding, smooth spine gilt ruled into compartments, contrasting title label. Engraved map and Crete mionotaur maze plate.
Front cover detached, spine slightly chipped, wear and small spots of loss of leather along board edges. Clean, tight and sound internally. Retains blanks and half title. Unsophisticated example.
Book measures: 8 1/2" H X 5 3/4" W.