Geographical Handbook Series; Greece - 3 Volumes. Restricted Naval Intelligence Division set
Geographical Handbook Series; Greece - 3 Volumes. Restricted Naval Intelligence Division set. 3 Volumes Complete.
Volume I: Physical Geography, History, Administration and Peoples. Published March 1944. xv + 524pp + Plates.
Volume II: Economic Geography, Ports and Communications. Published October 1944. xiv + 430pp + Plates + rear pocket containing Colour fold-out map.
Volume III: Regional Geography. Published August 1945. xv + 587pp. Includes fold-out maps.
Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. No signature or annotations, but contains 2 airmail envelopes addressed to William St Clair containing Greek stamps. Please see our other listings for related works.
Published by Naval Intelligence Division and these were classified as 'restricted' during wartime and stamped as 'to be kept under lock and key when not in use). Books carry official 'withdrawn' stamps from a later date. Presumed first edition.
A good complete set of blue cloth hardbacks with gilt titles. Spines are faded and covers a have shelf wear and bumping. Text is clean and bright and maps are all in excellent condition. Ex-library with the usual marks. Volume 3 first free blank endpaper has been cut.
Text in English.
Weight approximately 3.1kg unpacked (the set).
Dimensions: Each volume approximately 221mm high x 149mm wide x 45mm deep.