Introduction to the Science of Language, A.H. Sayce, Vol II, 1883
Introduction to the Science of Language, A.H. Sayce. In Two Volumes. Vol II.
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench & Co, London 1883. Second edition.
A good brown leather hardback with gilt motif to front and gilt titles and raised bands and label to spine. Spine is scuffed and bumped with wear to extremities and hinges, but all soundly bound. Previous owner's bookplate - Gilbert Murray - to first pastedown. Murray (1866-1957) was a highly respected classicist and Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford. His name is also signed to the reverse of the second free endpaper, but this may be in a different hand.
Marbled endpapers and text block edges. Text is clean and bright throughout and soundly bound. Scarce edition.
Text is in English.
421pp + one Plate at rear.
Dimensions: Approximately 197mm x 142mm x 30mm.
Weight: Approximately 732g.