A Historical and Topographical Essay upon the Islands of Corfu, Leucadia, Cephalonia, Ithaca, and Zante:

GOODISSON William (1822.)


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with Remarks upon the Character, Manners, and Customs of the Ionian Greeks; descriptions of the Scenery and Remains of Antiquity discovered therein, and Reflections upon the Cyclopean Ruins.

First (and only) edition. 4 maps & 8 lithograph plates. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf with marbled boards, rebacked. [iv], ix-xxiv, 267, [1], [errata], [1]pp. London, Thomas & George Underwood,

Rare. As with every other copy of this book that we have seen in the last twenty years it is without the list of subscribers pp v-viii (a 1-2).


Goodisson spent some five years in the Ionian Islands as Assistant Surgeon to 75th Regiment. His work contains detailed descriptions of the political and social life on the islands immediately following their being ceded to England under The Treaty of Paris of 1815.


Blackmer, 705; Bib. Ionienne, 1008.

Stock Code: 216426

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