Description: Manuscript notebook chiefly in English, partly in French, Italian and Greek, giving details of parts of Greece and the Greek Islands visited, with notes on historical personages associated with them and extracts from Homer, and with various pen and ink maps and small sketches, compiled by Henry Raikes in 1805,
c.120 pages, 4to (205 x 155mm.), contemporary vellum satchel binding with flap and ties,
binding rubbed and with some wear, two pages loosely inserted
Condition Report: the condition of this lot is as described in the catalogue description
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Provenance: George Cosmatos, sale in these rooms, 12 May 2005, lot 104
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