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Elgin Marbles Arguments; International Journal of Cultural Property - 4 Issues, with signed papers - William St Clair


A small collection of material from the International Journal of Cultural Property, relating to the arguments surrounding the Elgin Marbles.


Volume 8 (1999) Number 2; includes William St Clair's article 'The Elgin Marbles: Questions of Stewardship and Accountability'. Signed by him to front cover;

Volume 8 (1999) Number 1; includes David Rudenstine's book reviews 'The Legality of Elgin's Taking: A Review Essay of Four Books on the Parthenon Marbles'. This includes William St Clair's 'Lord Elgin and the Marbles: The Controversial History of the Pathenon Sculptures'. Also included is a letter from David Rudenstine, (Professor of Constitutional Law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University) to Robert Anderson, Director of the British Museum regarding his stance on the Elgin Marbles acquisition;

Volume 10 (2001) Number 1; includes Ian Jenkins' 'The Elgin Marbles: Questions of Accuracy and Reliability'. Also included is a signed British Museum compliments slip;

Volume 17 (2010) Number 1; includes Fredrik Thomasson's 'Justifying and Criticizing the Removals of Antiquities in Ottoman Lands: Tracking the Sigeion Inscription'.

Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. His signature to front cover of the Volume 8, Number 2, 1999 issue, and with pencil notes to rear cover. Please see our other listings for related works.

Published by Oxford University Press, 1999-2010.

Good condition paperbacks with printed card covers - some with sun fade marks to covers and Volume 8, Number 2 is a bit worn and marked to cover.

Text is clean, bright and soundly bound. 

Text in English.

Weight approximately 702g (the set - unpacked).

Dimensions: Each Approximately 253mm high x 179mm wide x 2-12mm deep.