GREEK BOOKS FROM THE TIME OF THE NEOHELLENIC ENLIGHTENMENT.
Catalogue of an exhibition accompanying the International Symposium FROM ENLIGHTENMENT TO REVOLUTION: RHIGAS AND HIS WORLD.
- Athens: European Cultural Center of Delphi, 1998.
- small 4to.
- paper-covered boards, decorated endpapers.
- xiv, x, 301, (3) pages.
- ISBN: 9608594049
Price: $35.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 55012
Limited to 2,000 copies. Catalogue of 146 items, books printed in Greek in Greece and elsewhere in Europe from about 1750 up to the Greek War of Independence. Books for and against the Enlightenment, pro- and anti-clerical, pro- and anti-Napoleonic, dictionaries, translations, scientific and educational texts, etc., along with periodicals. Bilingual text in Greek and English. Entries deal mainly with publishing history and historical background, significance of the text, and persons associated with the book. Various photographic facsimile illustrations. Index and bibliography (the latter, however, mostly in Greek).