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POUQUEVILLE, FRANCOIS CHARLES HUGUES LAURENT: - Pouqueville's resa genom Morea och Albanien till Konstantinopel och flere andre delar af det Ottomanniska riket. Åren 1798, 1799, 1800 och 1801. Two volumes. Örebro, N.M. Lindh, 1807.

. Pp. 310; (ii), 263. Later half calf on marbled paper covered boards, flat spines gilt, rubbed. Ownership signatures. Rare Swedish edition translated from the original "Voyage en Morée, a Constantinople, en Albanie" (Paris 1805). Pouqueville, a medical doctor and member of the Scientific Commission was attached to Napoleon's expedition to Egypt. He was captured by pirates on his return journey and landed in Greece where he spent a year before he was taken to Constantinople and imprisoned for two years. This account became a great success and was translated into several languages. Cf Atabey 988. Navari, "Greek Civilization through the Eyes of Travellers and Scholars" 575.
EUR 400.00 [Appr.: US$ 485.19 | £UK 355.75 | JP¥ 50332] Book number 45009

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