By C.T. Newton
London   Day and Son
9.5" by 6" xiv, [3], 2-360; xiv, [2], 1275pp
A smartly bound, first edition copy of Charles Newton's travelogue regarding his time in the Levant.
By C.T. Newton

1865 Travels & Discoveries in the Levant

London   Day and Son
9.5" by 6" xiv, [3], 2-360; xiv, [2], 1275pp
A smartly bound, first edition copy of Charles Newton's travelogue regarding his time in the Levant.
£1,050.00
: 2kgs / : 713L6

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding

With sixteen plates to volume I, with twenty-three plates to volume II. 

Frontispiece to both volumes James Hendrick of Font Grove, New Scotland. 

Collated, complete.

Charles Thomas Newton was a British archaeologist. This work follows the greatest archaeological exploit of Newton's life. He discovered the remains of the mausoleum of Halicarnassus, which is one of the seven wonders of the world. He described the results of this in his 'History of Discoveries at Halicarnassus' as well as this work.  In addition to Halicarnassus, this work depicts other important discoveries at Branchidae, excavations at Mitylene, Rhodes, Kaymnos and various sites on the coast of Asia Minor. 

A very smart copy of this work. 

Condition

In a half calf binding, with paper covered boards. Externally, very smart with light rubbing to the joints and extremities. Light marks to the spine. Bookplate to the front pastedowns, 'James Hendrick of Font Grove'. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound. Pages are very bright. Occasional scattered spots to pages.

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