Edward Lear In Greece.
William Kimber 46 Wilton Place, S.W.1.
8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 222 pp. Bound in original cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, with slight edge wear. A little wear to extremities and some foxing of edges and margins, which also have water stains; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 2 maps and 20 pages of colour lithograph plates. A new edition of Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania (1851) by Edward Lear (1812-88), reproducing his original lithographs. He made the journey following his successful expedition to Southern Calabria in 1847 at time when most of Northern Greece and Albania were still a part of Turkey and ruled by local pashas.
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