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Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive and Historical

WORDSWORTH, Christopher

Published by William Orr, London, 1853
Condition: near fine Hardcover
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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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Title: Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive and Historical

Publisher: William Orr, London

Publication Date: 1853

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: near fine

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