Journal of a Tour in Greece and the Ionian Islands:
MURE William (1842.)
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with remarks on its recent history, present state,and classical antiquities of those countries. First edition. 2 vols. Frontispiece & 14 plates. Contemporary calf, gilt. xxii, 292; London, William Blackwood & Sons,
The Lighthouse Trust copy.
Mure was a renowned classical scholar and this is an account of a tour he made in 1838. Arriving in Corfu, Mure travelled to Ithaca, Acarnania, Delphi, Boetia and Attica. In the aftermath of the Greek War of independence, Mure was eager to explore the areas formerly occupied by the Turks.
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