Athens and Attica: Journal of a Residence There. CHRISTOPHER WORDSWORTH.

Athens and Attica: Journal of a Residence There.

Publisher: London: John Murray, 1836.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL III, 563.
Condition: Edges of one folding map a little chipped; some light browning; very good copy.
Book ID: 21685


8vo, contemporary dark green half morocco, pebbled cloth, gilt decorated and lettered spine. Two folding maps and three plates. Half-title present, but bound without the publisher's ads.


¶ An interesting and detailed description of the Attic plain, and the first work of travel by Christopher Wordsworth (1807-1885), who earned a reputation for his classical studies and translations and his deciphering of graffiti and inscriptions. He is credited with discovering the oracle of Zenus at Dodona. Later 19th century ink inscription on the front free endpaper.

Price: $400.00

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