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Die Hellenische Kultur, Fritz Baumgarten, Franz Poland, Richard Wagner, 1908


Die Hellenische Kultur. Dargestellt Von Fritz Baumgarten, Franz Poland, Richard Wagner. Zweite starkvermehrte Auflage. Mit 7 farbigen Tafel, 2 Karten und über 400 Abbildungen im Text und auf zwei Doppeltafeln (The Hellenic Culture. With 7 coloured plates, 2 maps and over 400 illustrations in the text and on two double plates.)

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

Published by B.G. Teubner, Leipzig, Berlin, 1908. Second edition - much enlarged.

A very good copy of this rather splendid German text on Hellenic culture. Hardback with brown cloth spine and corners, and patterned paper over boards. Some minor wear and bumping to extremities. Pictorial endpapers and veined marble design to edge of text block.

Text is near fine - clean and bright throughout, and features many interesting high quality images – profusely illustrated in black and white, with some fold-out sections including 2 colour maps, and some very attractive colour plates with printed tissue guards. No foxing. Soundly bound.

Text in German.

X + 527pp + Plates with guards + 5pp + 2 fold-out maps at rear.

Weight approximately 1593g (unpacked).


Approximately 257mm high x 182mm wide x 35mm deep.