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PICTURESQUE SKETCHES OF GREECE AND TURKEY.
Vere, Aubrey de.

PICTURESQUE SKETCHES OF GREECE AND TURKEY.

Richard Bentley ... 1850.
1st Ed. 2 vols. Sm. 8vo. viii + 306pp. + viii + 283pp. Some marginal annotations, institutional ink stamps to verso of t.ps., and occasional blind stamps, very light marginal browning, new e.ps., original blind embossed cloth, some soiling and fading, rebacked with original darkened spines laid down with labels to tails of spines. Blackmer 481. Aubrey Thomas de Vere (1814–1902), Irish poet who did much to help the blighted in the famine of 1846. ODNB ‘... However, when he travelled in the Mediterranean in 1843 he found the Greeks ‘a false people … never ashamed of being detected in a lie’, as he wrote later in [the above work] ...’
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