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Chandler, Richard, 1738–1810

Travels in Greece, or, An account of a tour made at the expense of the Society of Dilettanti / by Richard Chandler, D.D. Fellow of Magdalen College, and of the Society of Antiquaries.

Additional Title(s):

Travels in Greece

An account of a tour made at the expense of the Society of Dilettanti

Oxford : Printed at the Clarendon Press. Sold by J. Dodsley, J. Robson, T. Cadell, P. Elmsly, and G. Robinson, London; and by D. Prince, Oxford, MDCCLXXVI [1776]
Physical Description:
4, xiv, [2], 304 p., [7] leaves of plates ([2] folded) : maps ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT721 C43 1776+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Chandler's personal account of the first Ionian expedition of the Society of Dilettani which Chandler led between 1764 and 1766. A combined edition of Chandler's "Travels in Asia Minor" and "Travels in Greece" was published in London in 1817. Dublin piracies of both titles appeared in the same year. Cf. British Architectural Library.
Maps engraved by John Barber and Thomas Kitchin.
English short title catalogue, T63359
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, p. 2547
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in smooth calf binding. Armorial bookplate: John Bacon Sawrey Morritt. Esq. Rokeby Park.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1776.
Greece -- Description and travel.
Morritt, John Bacon Sawrey -- Bookplate
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Barber, John, approximately 1754-1781, engraver.
Kitchin, Thomas, 1719-1784, engraver.
Society of Dilettanti (London, England)

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