Georges Wheler - Voyage de Dalmatie, de Grèce, et du Levant. - 1723

Description
Georges Wheler - Voyage de Dalmatie, de Grèce, et du Levant. - 1723
Travels, Greece - Quantity: 1

The Hague, Rutgert Alberts, 1723.
First volume alone out of the two 12mo volumes, period calf leather, red edges. 1 frontispiece, 40 plates engraved on copper, 16 medal plates, one unfolding map and one unfolding text in Greek. Small lacks at the top crowns and used joints.
One of the most important travel relationships on the Levant, containing the first authentic description of the monuments of Greek architecture (epigraphy, architecture, glyptic, numismatic). This book remained a reference until the end of the 19th century.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Greece, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Georges Wheler
Book Title
Voyage de Dalmatie, de Grèce, et du Levant.
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1723
Edition
Multiple Books / Editions
Language
French
Original language
No
Binding/ Material
Leather
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