Xanthus: Travels of Discovery in Turkey by Enid Slatter, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Xanthus: Travels of Discovery in Turkey

Xanthus: Travels of Discovery in Turkey

by Enid Slatter
     
 

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150 years ago the Xanthian marbles caused a considerable stir on their arrival at the British Museum. This book follows the journey of 'the celebrated classic traveller' Charles Fellows who collected the Lycian marbles from Asia Minor, and looks at the events that led to the dispatch of two expeditions to Xanthia. The volume is illustrated by the many sketches made by

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150 years ago the Xanthian marbles caused a considerable stir on their arrival at the British Museum. This book follows the journey of 'the celebrated classic traveller' Charles Fellows who collected the Lycian marbles from Asia Minor, and looks at the events that led to the dispatch of two expeditions to Xanthia. The volume is illustrated by the many sketches made by Fellows and by his accompnying artist, George Scharf junior, who later became the founding Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Not only an historical study, this is also an unusual travel guide to western Turkey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780948695315
Publisher:
Stacey Publishing
Publication date:
12/31/1994
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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