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SOUTH EAST ASIAN ANTIQUES, FINE ART, ASIAN ART BOOKS & OTHER RARE AND INTERESTING BOOKS
SOUTH EAST ASIAN ANTIQUES, FINE ART, ASIAN ART BOOKS & OTHER RARE AND INTERESTING BOOKS

Athens by Martin Hurlimann, Rex Warner, 1957, William St Clair inscription

£30.00
SKU LAN7081

Athens by Martin Hurlimann. 74 Pictures in Photogravure, Five Colour Plates and Historical Notes. Introductory Text by Rex Warner.

Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. His signature to first free endpaper along with a detailed inscription about the Parthenon photography in the book, demonstrating the recent deterioration to the patina due to air pollution, since the book's publication, and annotated by him to the rear. Please see our other listings for related works.

Published by Thames and Hudson, London. 2nd impression from 1957, following the first printing of 1956.

Very good dark orange hardback with gilt to cover. Minor bumping and rubbing. Dustjacket is good and covered in removable protective plastic. Some closed tears to top and a bit sun faded. Text bright and soundly bound. A very attracive, well illustrated book, with an interesting inscription.

With some St Clair pencil annotations, which should be seen as an enhancement.

120pp. Text in English.

Weight approximately 670g unpacked.

Dimensions: Approximately 253mm high x 178mm wide x 20mm deep.