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BOISSONNAS]. Baud-Bovy, Daniel, and Fred. Boissonnas

Published by Éditions d'Art F. Boissonas, Geneva (1920)

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Item Description: Éditions d'Art F. Boissonas, Geneva, 1920. Boissonnas, Fred. (illustrator). First English language edition. Folio, iv, 5-133 pp., with 40 full-page photogravure plates with printed tissue guards, and numerous photogravures in text. Decorative borders and devices in color, printed on handmade paper. Printed wrappers, titled in gilt, with an orange inset medallion of Pegasus on the front cover. New spine applied, modest stain on rear wrapper and faint stain to top corner Over all certainly very good, with the photogravures beautifully rendered. Fred Boissonnas (1858 - 1946) was from an influential family of photographers, initially situated in Geneva. His accomplishments in photography enabled him to travel widely and often, and from these travels he produced several books, including works on Greece and Egypt. His Greek images totaled over 7000 photographs made with large format cameras, and are inclusive of historical architectural remains, and vistas and landscapes. In the early 20th century he founded the publishing firm of Boissonnas S.A., which produced several exquisite limited editions illustrated with hand-pulled photogravure plates, elegant design and letterpress of several color inks. In 1910 he made EN GRÈCE PAR MONTS ET PAR VAUX from his enormous archive of Greek negatives. That lavish large folio was limited to 230 numbered copies printed on handmade paper; in 1936 he also issued a second edition in a smaller folio format with a larger limitation. This is the first edition published in English, and has a limitation of 300 numbered copies. Bookseller Inventory # 30183

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Nancy Crawshaw

Published by Unwin Hyman (1978)

ISBN 10: 0049400533 ISBN 13: 9780049400535

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Item Description: Unwin Hyman, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0049400533

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A History of Greece; from the Earliest: GROTE, George

GROTE, George

Published by John Murray, London (1872)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1872. Ten volumes, octavo, folding maps and illustrations; a fine set in contemporary polished half calf, marbled sides and edges, spines decorated in gilt in compartments. 'Although as biased as Macaulay's History of England and less scholarly than Mommsen's Roman History, Grote's History of Greece can be bracketed with these two works. Like them, it was received with universal acclamation, was translated into French and German, shaped the European conception of its subject-matter throughout the nineteenth century, and still merits respect as a monument of industrious Victorian scholarship' (Printing and the Mind of Man 321). Bookseller Inventory # 3511201

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WORDSWORTH, Christopher

Published by William Orr, London (1853)

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Item Description: William Orr, London, 1853. hardcover. Book Condition: near fine. With 26 hand-colored steel engraved plates, hundreds of woodcuts; engraved title, colored map. 458 pages, short thick 4to, full contemporary brown morocco; ornately gilt spine and covers, a.e.g. London: William Orr, 1853. New Edition, revised. Near Fine. This is a handsome and picturesque plate book with views of Greek landscapes and ruins, described by the eminent English scholar, Christopher Wordsworth, nephew of the famous Romantic poet, William Wordsworth. Handsomely bound copy of one of the finest Victorian accounts. Originally published in 1839, this edition is revised, with added engravings. Bookseller Inventory # 237942

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WYSE, Rt. Hon. Sir Thomas; Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn

Published by Hurst and Blackett, London (1871)

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Item Description: Hurst and Blackett, London, 1871. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1871. First edition. Introduction dated February, 1871. Brown cloth binding with dark brown blindstamped decoration. Yellow sticker from "Mudie's Select Library" to front board. Gold titles, decoration to spine. Black endpapers. Attractive antique library bookplate, hand-numbered and hand-dated, from one of the USA's oldest institutions. 42 pp. introduction by Miss Wyse, followed by 274 pp., 16 pp. Letters to Friends at Home by Stanley, 16 pp. advertising. Light edgewear and scuffing, minimal library markings, very good condition. Scarce. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antique ex-library. Bookseller Inventory # 005020

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Item Description: Moscow, 1802. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. n/a. Please contact us for details on condition of available copies of the book. We have thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available. SKUALB1518021622879498 Language: Russian (unless indicated otherwise by the description). Bookseller Inventory # ALB1518021622879498

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Item Description: Petersbur, 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. n/a. Please contact us for details on condition of available copies of the book. We have thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available. SKUALB151883752851382 Language: Russian (unless indicated otherwise by the description). Bookseller Inventory # ALB151883752851382

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Item Description: 1859. London: 'Published by H. Teesdale and Co. . Sold by Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.', [c. 1859-1861]. Folio (390 x 270mm). Contemporary half red roan gilt over cloth, spine gilt in compartments and lettered in one, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; letterpress title and index, printed on the rectos of 2 bifolia, 44 double-page steel-engraved maps hand-coloured in outline, numbered [1]-25 and 28-46, one large folding steel-engraved map of India numbered '26 & 27' hand-coloured in outline and laid down on linen,and one double-page hand-coloured steel-engraved plate of the principal mountains and rivers of the world, all except the first two maps by and after John Dower; boards somewhat marked and scuffed, slight cracking on joints, occasional light spotting or browning, some maps with skilfully-repaired short tears on margins or folds, otherwise a good copy; provenance: 'Grace V. Pocock, 1861' (inscription on front flyleaf, most probably Grace Vernon Pocock (nà e Buzzacott, 1806-1868), wife of:) -- John Thomas Pocock (1814-1876, armorial bookplate on upper pastedown, and by descent). Teesdale's A New General Atlas of the World was first published in 1832 (with maps dated 1831), and further editions followed in 1835, 1836, 1837, 1838, etc. down to this (and possibly later) editions; all follow the format of this edition, with the same number of maps by John Dower (fl. 1838-1846) on the same subjects. However, the maps have been re-engraved to include the most recent discoveries (for example, the map of the United States shows 'recently acquired territories' and railways 'in progress, or projected'; Kane's discovery of 'North Grinnell Land' in 1855 is shown in the Arctic). This copy was previously in the collection of J.T. Pocock, who had left England for Australia as a young man, following the failure of his father's successful property development business. Sadly, the Australian settlement he was travelling to had failed, so he travelled to Cape Town, where he established a successful business and married Grace Vernon Buzzacott in 1841. The inscription 'Grace V. Pocock, 1861' is most probably that of his wife, with whom he visited London in 1861, but it is also possible that it is by their daughter, also called Grace Vernon (1843-1877). Cf. Phillips, Atlases 812 (ed. 'Corrected to 1854'). Bookseller Inventory # 2055686

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An Accurate Description of Greece: PAUSANIAS

PAUSANIAS

Published by Richard Priestley, London (1824)

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Item Description: Richard Priestley, London, 1824. Three volumes, octavo, with seven folding engraved maps and plates; a fine set in contemporary dark green half morocco, gilt, with the library label of Kimbolton Castle. A handsome set of Pausanias' Description of Greece, the second-century guide-book to the Peloponnese and northern Greece.Pausanias' fascinating and wide-ranging description of ancient Greek life and culture was conceptualised and organised geographically rather than chronologically, and comprises a series of reminiscences of classical Greek life evoked by his visits to ancient monuments. A proud Greek living in the Roman Empire, he could not help but muse about the golden age of Greece, which in his lifetime was but an idealised memory.Although ignored during his own lifetime, Pausanias' work has proved to be of great importance for our present-day understanding of the period. Archaeologists have made much use of his descriptions to identify the remains of ancient sites. As Sir James Frazer wrote, 'Without [Pausanias] the ruins of Greece would for the most part be a labyrinth without a clue, a riddle without an answer. His book furnishes the clue to the labyrinth, the answer to many riddles. It will be studied so long as ancient Greece shall continue to engage the attention and awaken the interest of mankind'.This is the second edition in English, translated by Thomas Taylor the Platonist. The maps, one of Ancient Greece and one of the world, are after the French cartographer Jean-Baptiste d'Anville; the plates are after painter and architect James Stuart. Bookseller Inventory # 3502549

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Brock, Roger; Hodkinson, Stephen

ISBN 10: 0198152205 ISBN 13: 9780198152200

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Jebb, Richard Claverhouse

Published by Thoemmes (2003)

ISBN 10: 184371552X ISBN 13: 9781843715528

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Item Description: Thoemmes, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 184371552X

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Item Description: . London, John Williams Junior, 1673, ., 1673. small folio [32 x 19 cm]; [iv 240 pp, extra engraved title page as frontis, double-page map of eastern Mediterranean to Caspian Sea, Arabia, Black Sea, foldout panorama of part of Constantinople, total of 50 engravings including costumes, plans, views. contemporary full calf, worn, gilt title lettering on red leather spine label, spine ends chipped, joints cracked but holding, front fixed endpaper chipped, interior is crisp, clean & near fine, only slight foxing in some outer margins, in good cover. Cox I, 206. Blackmer Cat 297: 'Sandys travelled to the Levant in 1610, spending a year in Turkey, Palestine and Egypt. His observations first appeared in 1615 and his text was soon regarded as a special authority on the Levant. Sandys was also interested in colonial promotion and was one of the undertakers of the third charter of the Virginia company in 1611'. Wing S680. Also described in the text are Cyprus, Crete, Malta, Sicily, the Aeolian Islands, Rome, Venice, Naples, Syracuse, Massena. There is good description of the Jews in the Holy Land, the peoples of Egypt, Turkey, their customs, religion, ceremonies, etc. New S. T. C. 21726: These celebrated travels were 'written in a pleasant style, are distinguished by erudition, sagacity and a love of truth'. A picture of this book is available on request. Bookseller Inventory # A13233

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Frutiger, Perceval

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Item Description: Ayer Co Pub. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0405073100 Bumped and creased book with tears to the extremities, but not affecting the text block and a remainder mark to one edge - Good. Bookseller Inventory # Z0405073100Z3

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WHELER G.

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Item Description: 466.WHELER G. 1682 A JOURNEY INTO GREECE. 483PP. WITH A VARIETY OF SCULLPTURES. HARD COVER. COVER LOOSE OTHERWISE IN GOOD CONDITION. (OBG-BASE-25). Bookseller Inventory # 0061016

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Item Description: n/a, 1843. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. n/a. Please contact us for details on condition of available copies of the book. We have thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available. SKUALB1518433619923555 Language: Russian (unless indicated otherwise by the description). Bookseller Inventory # ALB1518433619923555

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Item Description: 1923. showing the recently widowed Queen three quarters length, in profile, wearing mourning, in a fine silver frame by Asprey 9½" x 7½", hallmarked London, 1922, the photo is Queen Sophie was the third daughter of Emperor Friedrich Wilhelm III, and Victoria, Empress Frederick. She was a grand-daughter of Queen Victoria and married Constantine on the 27th October 1889. Constantine abdicated for the second time in favour of his son George in September 1922 and spent the last months of his life in exile in Italy. He died in January 1923 in Palermo. Bookseller Inventory # 32702

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ISBN 10: 0521622050 ISBN 13: 9780521622059

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The Classic Lands of Europe Embracing Italy,: SHERER, John

Item Description: hardcover. 2 volumes. Illustrated with 121 superb steel engravings. Thick folio, 1/2 red morocco over pebbled cloth, raised bands with gilt devices. London: London Printing and Publishing Co., no date, ca. 1860. Very scarce, beautiful volumes. Bookseller Inventory # 141129

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Hornblower, Simon; Morgan, Catherine

ISBN 10: 0199296723 ISBN 13: 9780199296729

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Item Description: Hardback. Book Condition: Muy Bueno / Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 100000000657270

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WORDSWORTH, Christopher [1807-1885].

Published by London: William S.Orr And Co., 1853. (1853)

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Item Description: London: William S.Orr And Co., 1853., 1853. Hardcover. large 8vo. pp. xxiv, 458. 27 steel-engraved plates (incl. frontis., additional title & 1 map) & c350 wood-engraved text illus. (15 full-page), by R.Brandard, E.Radclyffe, E.G.Scharf, Meissonier, Sargent, Daubigny, & others. A handsome copy in full morocco by J.White, the sides with gilt ornamental border, gilt-tooled spine, inside dentelles, all edges gilt (the only imperfections are a little rubbing of the corners & a small chip at the head of the spine). A new carefully revised edition, with an index, an added 'History of the Characteristics of Greek Art' by George Scharf, tinted wood-engravings, and one map of Greece replacing the two separate ones of the north and south. Wordsworth, nephew of the poet and his literary executor, was headmaster of Harrow and later Bishop of Lincoln. In 1832-33 he travelled in Greece, and discovered the site of the oracle of Zeus at Dodona. The numerous plates and text illustrations depict scenery, architecture, and costume. cfBlackmer 1840-41. Bookseller Inventory # TRDeeWOR20

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Navari, L.

Published by Maggs Bros Ltd, London, first edition, 1989 (1989)

ISBN 10: 0901953067 ISBN 13: 9780901953063

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Item Description: Maggs Bros Ltd, London, first edition, 1989, 1989. Edition of 300 copies. Original boards, folio, 35 cm, xxi, 446 pp, xvi pages of plates (some colour). From the publisher's advertisement: "The publication of [the] Henry Blackmer catalogue is an important event in Greek and Levantine studies. Never has such an extensive collection been catalogued in such detail. There are over 1800 entries, mainly printed books but including manuscripts, photographs and drawings. Every book is described with a signature collation and plate count: in difficult cases a full plate list is printed. Physical bibliography is followed by an historical account of each book, setting it and the author in context. The non book materials are described in equal detail and particular attention is paid to the interrelation between different items. The late Henry Blackmer was an American banker who settled in Athens and formed this remarkable collection as a tribute to his adopted country. The books range in date from the 15th to the 19th century, and include many books of travel, archaeological and architectural treatises, costume books, political tracts and historical accounts of wars, battles and sieges in all the languages of the Eastern mediterranean."With a bibliography and index. Covers a trifle sunned, otherwise Near Fine. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-05342

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Allan, John

Published by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London (1843)

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Item Description: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London, 1843. Hard Back. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Folio (circa 280 × 380 cm), 96 pp, [4], an illuminated title-page frontispiece with vignettes of Karnak, Naples, Venice, Cairo, Athens, Belem Castle and Constantinople, 40 tinted lithographs hors text + 67 woodcut illustrations in text, half-title, original blue calf binding, title gilt on raised spine (rubbed) edge wear to top of spine, with small loss of cover, binding rubbed, paper slightly browned, small water stain on frontispiece at the bottom of the page, occasional spotting, otherwise copy in very good condition.First Edition. Later editions appeared in 1845 and 1846. Allan spent a year - from April 1841 to June 1842 - travelling in the Mediterranean. The plates are after drawings by the author and illustrate mostly sites in Egypt but also Rhodes, Cos, Asia Minor and Greece. John Harrison Allan was from Britain. He was a member of the Athenian Archaeological Society and the Egyptian Society of Cairo. He made a journey to the Mediterranean from April 1841 to June 1842. This Grand Tour of the East had become quite usual for wealthy European in the 19th century, and was considered almost a necessity, as a means to educate oneself and as a sign of social status. Allan published his memoir in 1843, creating a work, of interest above all for its illustrations, which was republished two times. The plates illustrating this large-format work were based on drawings made by Allan himself. The edition is comprised by forty lithographs and sixty-eight wood engravings. The voyage began in Liverpool. The ship reached Venice by way of Gibraltar and Malta, sailed across the Adriatic and the Aegean sea and reached Istanbul. In continuation, the company sailed along the coast of Asia Minor, stopped over at Syros and set anchor at Alexandria. They explored Egypt down to the cataracts of the Nile in Assouan and returned to Alexandria. After a stopover at Malta, they were in Syros again, from where they travelled to Athens. They toured Attica, the Peloponnese, Delphi, and reached Patras. They then visited the Ionian islands, and sailed to Malta, Sicily, Southern Italy, Rome, Marseilles, Barcelona, Malaga and Lisbon. Bibliographic references: Blackmer 24; Abbey 200; Atabey 15; not in Weber. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 012006

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Item Description: n/a, 1839. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. n/a. Please contact us for details on condition of available copies of the book. We have thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available. SKUALB1518391931059045 Language: Russian (unless indicated otherwise by the description). Bookseller Inventory # ALB1518391931059045

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The last days of Lord Byron: with: PARRY, William.

PARRY, William.

Published by Knight and Lacey London (1825)

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Item Description: Knight and Lacey London, 1825. First edition. 8vo., xxiv, 360pp., engraved frontispiece, 3 hand-coloured aquatint plates, uncut in original drab boards, paper label, neat repairs to joints, an excellent copy. ". One of the best accounts of conditions and events in Greece during the revolution ." (Blackmer). Blackmer 1258. Bookseller Inventory # 81625

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The Life of Ali Pacha, of Jannina,: BEAUCHAMP, Alphonse de].

BEAUCHAMP, Alphonse de].

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Item Description: Relfe London, 1823. Second English edition. 8vo., xii, 368pp., 2 engraved portraits, folding aquatint view, engraved folding map, spotting to frontispiece, offsetting to title, scattered light foxing, contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, covers with wide gilt borders, spine in five compartments, gilt lettered direct in second, others with gilt panels, broad raised bands gilt, all edges gilt, a very attractive example. Ali Pasha was nominally a vassal of the Sultan, but through military skill and intrigue he rose to be the ruler of Epirus and the south-western part of the Balkan peninsula. He was implicated in the developments which led to the Greek Revolution, and in 1822 the Sultan ordered his death. He was killed at his seat in Ioannina by a Turkish mission commanded by Khurshid Pasha. Atabey 78; Droulia 329; Blackmer 99 (first ed.). Bookseller Inventory # 85107

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LIEUTENANT HALSTEAD

Published by GREECE SALONIKA THESSALONIKI (1918)

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Item Description: GREECE SALONIKA THESSALONIKI, 1918. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. On offer is a modest archive of original handwritten letters from what is known as the "Forgotten Front" of World War I being Salonica. There are five letters here from Lieut. Halstead, Royal Army Medical Corps, written from Greece/Salonica to his wife during the great Doiran campaign of autumn 1918. Letters are: Sept. 19, 1918 (3 pages), Oct. 1, 1918 (4 pages), Oct. 4, 1918 (3 pages), Oct. 18, 1918 (4 pages) and Oct. 29, 1918 (2 pages). They detail a range of era related history and conditions of this RAMC officer: lack of leave and post on this front, the September offensive and the pursuit into Bulgaria, Bulgarian artillery bombardments and aerial activity, frenzy of casualties at the casualty clearing station, the Spanish influenza pandemic of which there are several references etc. Super content. Overall VG. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 0001093

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Item Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Republic of the original 16 hardcover. Greece Spring and Autumn Park Wang Tong Guangxu 32 years editionFour Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back. Bookseller Inventory # RQ065844

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ISBN 10: 1107039800 ISBN 13: 9781107039803

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ISBN 10: 1107038227 ISBN 13: 9781107038226

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