History of the Greek Revolution, and of the Wars and Campaigns Airising from the Struggles of the Greek Patriots in Emancipating Their Country From the Turkish Yoke. Vol I & II. Second Edition

By: Gordon, Thomas, F.R.S.

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504 pp + 508 pp. Half titles, folding map of Greece at frontis; plate Emblem of the Hetoeria; map of Wallachia; plate Battle of Valtezza and Dragashan; folding map Siege of Tripolizza; map Island of Candia; map Battle of Petta; folding map Plain of Argos; in the 2nd vol. folding map Greek islands at frontis; sketch of operations before Athens plate; plate Siege of Scio. An important work on the history of the greek war of independence. Gordon, a fervent philhellene, first travelled in Greece during 1810-1812 and spent many years in the Levant. He joined the London Greek Committee and returned to Greece in 1826, becoming a major-general in the Greek army. In 1828 he settled in Argos and began work on his history. Condition is fair-good. Volume I has original blindstamped brown cloth boards, spine repaired with black library tape, volume II boards have been replaced with heavy card and spine with black library tape. The frontis folding map in Vol. I is chipped and worn and has been repaired with archival tape, otherwise all maps and plates are present as called for and are in good condition. Some foxing and general toning throughout, bindings fragile, but all present and accounted for. Old library stamps to title pages. Not beautiful but scarce and complete. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: History of the Greek Revolution, and of the Wars and Campaigns Airising from the Struggles of the Greek Patriots in Emancipating Their Country From the Turkish Yoke. Vol I & II. Second Edition

Author Name: Gordon, Thomas, F.R.S.

Categories: History: Western Europe, History: Middle East/Near East,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and T. Cadell: 1834

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002441

Keywords: Greek Revolution; Turkish Empire,