1797 Voyages of Pausanias GREECE Greek Philosophy Illustrated MAPS 4v French

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Pausanias was a 2nd-century Greek traveler known for his ‘Description of Greece’. This work is one of the earliest first-hand accounts of ancient Greece, an important work in the development of Greek literature and architecture. Much of this work describes Greek landscape, architecture in Olympia and Delphia, as well as mythological depictions of gods, relics, and ruins.

 

This rare 1797 French edition was translated out of the original Greek by Nicolas Gedoyn and is a new edition based on the 1731 two-volume set. This four volume set features impressive maps and views of Greece.

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1797 Voyages of Pausanias GREECE Greek Philosophy Illustrated MAPS 4v French

 

Pausanias was a 2nd-century Greek traveler known for his ‘Description of Greece’. This work is one of the earliest first-hand accounts of ancient Greece, an important work in the development of Greek literature and architecture. Much of this work describes Greek landscape, architecture in Olympia and Delphia, as well as mythological depictions of gods, relics, and ruins.

 

This rare 1797 French edition was translated out of the original Greek by Nicolas Gedoyn and is a new edition based on the 1731 two-volume set. This four volume set features impressive maps and views of Greece.

 

Item number: #4627

Price: $550

 

PAUSANIAS

 

Pausanias ou Voyage historique, pittoresque et philosophique de la Grèce, tr. du grec en français,

 

A Paris : Chez Debarle, imprimeur-libraire …, 1797.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes
    • 1 – 487, [1]
      • 2 folding maps
    • 2 – [4], 450
      • 1 folding map
      • 1 folding plate
    • 3 – [4], 447, [1]
    • 4 – [4], 440
  • References: Brunet IV, 456
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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4627

Categories

Philosophy

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

PAUSANIAS

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete