GRASSET DE SAINT-SAUVEUR (ANDRÉ) Voyage historique, littéraire et pittoresque dans les isle et posse
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GRASSET DE SAINT-SAUVEUR (ANDRÉ) Voyage historique, littéraire et pittoresque dans les isle et possessions ci-devant Vénitiennes du Levant; Savoir: Corfou, Paxo, Bucintro, Parga, Prevesa, Vonizza, Sainte-Maure, Thiaqui, Céphalonie, Zante, Strophades, Cérigo et Cérigotte, 4 vol. including Atlas
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GRASSET DE SAINT-SAUVEUR (ANDRÉ)
Voyage historique, littéraire et pittoresque dans les isle et possessions ci-devant Vénitiennes du Levant; Savoir: Corfou, Paxo, Bucintro, Parga, Prevesa, Vonizza, Sainte-Maure, Thiaqui, Céphalonie, Zante, Strophades, Cérigo et Cérigotte, 4 vol. including Atlas, first edition, THE KING OF HANOVER-BLACKMER COPY, 30 engraved plates and maps (one folding), some spotting, contemporary calf, spines gilt, one joint slightly weakened [Blackmer 722; Atabey 517; Legrand and Pernot 582], 8vo and 4to, Paris, Tavernier, 1800

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  • Grasset de Saint-Sauveur served in the Ionian Islands as commissioner for Napoleon. This important work describes the islands shortly after their purchase by the French in 1797.

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