Greek Pictures 1890 HC London Drawn with Pen & Pencil
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-24)
Price : US $34.00
This is a great 224 page hardcover(measuring 8' x 11')with gold lettering and illustration on the board's front cover and spine,titled 'Greek Pictures' by J.P.Mahaffy,M.A.,D.D.,fellow of Trinity College,Dublin,author of 'Social Life in Greece', 'Greek Life and Thought', 'Ramble and Studies in Greece'. Published by RTS(The Religious Tract Society),56 Paternoster Row,65 St.Paul's Churchyard and 164 Piccadilly,London,dated 1890 on the title page(the only date),and with illustrations drawn with pen and pencil,this is from the Pen and Pencil Series of illustrated books on travel with an additional eight illustrated pages in the back of the book of 'Pictures From Holland', Scottish Pictures', Norwegian Pictures', 'Canadian Pictures', 'Russian Pictures', and many more.Contents include: Introduction; First Impressions; Corinth; Megara,Eleusis,and Daphne; The Plains of Attica; Athens; Christian Athens; Beotia; Phocis-Delphi; The Peloponnesus-Achea; Elis-Olympia; Argos,Mykene,and Tiryns; Sparta,Messene,Maina,and Arcadia; Northern Greece; and The Greek Aspects of Macedonia.With some great illustrations,some full-page,this hardcover is in good to very good condition with the cloth split along the seams on the spine,bumped corners,but excellent contents with clean,white pages that have great edges and corners,nice decorative endpapers, gold surrounding the outsides of the pages,some great information and Greek pictures.Any questions feel free to ask.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-10-24)
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