1791 1st ed Travels of Anacharsis ATLAS Maps Greece Greek Philosophy Persia

BARTHÉLEMY, Jean-Jacques

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“The forum is an established place for men to cheat one another, and behave covetously.”

― Anacharsis

 

Jean-Jacques Barthelemy was an 18th-century French author most-known for his epic work – ‘Travels of Anacarsis the Younger in Greece.’ Barthelemy began working on this work in 1757 and wanted to highlight the voyages of Anacharsis who explored Greece and the Macedonian Empire, discovering Greek music, economy, customs, government, and philosophies foreign to him.

 

This volume from the greater work is the illustrated atlas from the 1791 first edition. ‘Maps, Plans, View and Coins’ includes 31 illustrated engravings of battle plans between Persia and Greece, maps of Greek city-states, and important coins and metals.

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1791 1st ed Travels of Anacharsis ATLAS Maps Greece Greek Philosophy Persia

 

“The forum is an established place for men to cheat one another, and behave covetously.”

― Anacharsis

 

Jean-Jacques Barthelemy was an 18th-century French author most-known for his epic work – ‘Travels of Anacarsis the Younger in Greece.’ Barthelemy began working on this work in 1757 and wanted to highlight the voyages of Anacharsis who explored Greece and the Macedonian Empire, discovering Greek music, economy, customs, government, and philosophies foreign to him.

 

This volume from the greater work is the illustrated atlas from the 1791 first edition. ‘Maps, Plans, View and Coins’ includes 31 illustrated engravings of battle plans between Persia and Greece, maps of Greek city-states, and important coins and metals.

 

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BARTHÉLEMY, Jean-Jacques

 

Maps, Plans, View and Coins illustrative of the travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece, during the middle of the fourth century before the Christian era.

 

London : G.G.J. & J. Robinson, 1791. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: 51p
    • 31 folding & double-page engravings
  • References: ESTC N 70932;
  • Provenance: P. Miller of Dalswinton
    • Patrick Miller of Dalswinton (1731-1815), the early patron and friend of Robert Burns
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~11.5in X 9.75in (29cm x 25cm)

 

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2095

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

BARTHÉLEMY, Jean-Jacques

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete