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A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the Inhabitants, Natural Productions, and Curiosities; For the Instruction and Amusement of Youth

A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the Inhabitants, Natural Productions, and Curiosities; For the Instruction and Amusement of Youth

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A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the Inhabitants, Natural Productions, and Curiosities; For the Instruction and Amusement of Youth

by Wilkinson, Charles

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London, Eng: Darton and Harvey, 1806. Hardcover. Good +. iv, [4], 424 p.: folded engraved frontispiece map, 3 folded leaves of engravings; 18 cm. Full calf with six spine compartments between gilt rules. Front fixed endpaper bears former owner's name: E.J. Deane. At head of title page is inscription: G.A. Finch 1807. In Good+ Condition: one vertical crack down spine; front board detached but present; back joint starting, but stitching is solid; small amount of leather lacking at ends of spine; frontispiece map and one other engraving each have a small repair; otherwise plates are clean and solid; text is clean and bright. A scarce copy of this fictional "tour" of Asia Minor and the Greek islands, based by the author on actual travel accounts of the area.

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Title
A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the Inhabitants, Natural Productions, and Curiosities; For the Instruction and Amusement of Youth
Author
Wilkinson, Charles
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Hardcover
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Publisher
Darton and Harvey
Place of Publication
London, Eng
Date Published
1806
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Travel & Exploration; Children's Books; Africa, Asia, & Middle East; Maps;

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