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Ancient Athens by Ernest Arthur Gardner, 1907


Ancient Athens by Ernest Arthur Gardner. Illustrated.

Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. Signed to first pastedown in pencil. Please see our other listings for related works.

Published by The Macmillan Company, New York, London - printed in USA. 1907 - 2nd edition (following 1902 printing).

A good navy blue cloth hardback with gilt. Some shelf wear and bumping and spine slightly cocked. 2cm split at lower front hinge. Owner's signature to first free endpaper a few annotations to text. Some offsetting to endpapers. No spotting to text or plates. The text is clean and bright throughout with occasional edge wear. Gilt top edge of text block.

xvi + 579pp + Plates. Includes some fold-outs and an interesting map near the rear - which features an overlay of printed translucent guard paper as well as an additional index to the map on similar.

Weight approximately 1.25kg unpacked.

Dimensions: Approximately 215mm high x 160mm wide x 43mm deep.