Charles Henry Hanson - The Land of Greece - 1886

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Charles Henry Hanson - The Land of Greece - 1886
Travels - Quantity: 1 - Book

First Edition. Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1886.

The book is well-illustrated with 44 wood-engraved plates including a frontispiece, and 3 double-page colour maps.

In this richly illustrated account, Charles Henry Hanson covers the history of Greece and its antiquities. As noted in the preface this book “is an endeavor to combine with a description of the country and of its principal sites and ancient remains a sketch of the events which made those places memorable - to localize, as it were, something of the vast mass of traditions and historic records associated with Hellas from a period long anterior to the birth of Christ down to the present day. ”

The places described include Thessaly, Aetolia, Acarnania, the Ionian Islands, Thermopylae, Phocis, Delphi, Boeotia, Euboea, Athens, Aegina, Megara, Corinth, Sicyon, Argolis, Mycenae, Argos, Tiryns, Nafplio, Laconia, Sparta, Messenia, Arcadia, Elis, Olympia and Achaia.

Beautiful illustrated work covers the classical early history Of Ancient Greece with each area in detail.

Publisher's original green cloth boards. Lettered in gilt and black on the spine and upper board. All edges gilt.
Some wear to the exterior, such as light stains to the front.

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Shipped tracked and insured.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Charles Henry Hanson
Book Title
The Land of Greece
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1886
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
400
Dimensions
25×16.5 cm
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