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RESEARCHES IN GREECE.
Leake, William Martin.

RESEARCHES IN GREECE.

John Booth ... 1814.
1st Ed. 4to. xix + 472pp. + [iv] publishers adverts. 1 engraved plate (autograph facsimile of Suliote song, lightly offset). Some light sporadic foxing, ex.-Worcester lib. with a bookplate, contemporary boards, minor wear and marking with sl. loss to corners, rebacked in modern calf with gilt lettering to spine. Blackmer 970. ‘Leake’s first published work, part I only, all published, of his Researches, deals with the development of the Modern Greek language, grammar, syntax and pronunciation. It includes a catalogue of Modern Greek authors and texts, with places of publication. There are also passages on Wallachian, Bulgarian and Albanian.’
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