(Early Archaeology) 4 Vols. Leake, William Martin. Travels in Northern Greece. London: Rodwell, 1835. 8vo, contemporary (or original) quarter purple cloth binding over pebbled purple cloth boards; sunning especially to spines, rubbed, scuffed, and bumped with more significant bumping at Volume II (back panel upper corner) and Volume IV (front panel upper corner), upper extremity of spine intact but separated and creased 1/2 inch at rear joint. Internally generally bright and clean throughout, untrimmed, and perhaps also uncut in parts; some hinges shaken (or starting, caveat emptor), some early tape repairs (in purple) thereunto. Yellow paste-downs and endpapers, errata and binder's directions in Volume I, advertisement end Volume IV. Contains in sum 10 maps (including the large format "general map" in Volume I) and plans, some folding, and also XLIV epigraphic plates, requisite according as outlined in "directions to binder" at Volume I; some browning and foxing to maps, but collation complete. Armorial bookplates of Orlando Mayor at paste-down of each volume.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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