Ancient Greece Greek Athenian Vases 1896 British Museum book 27 plates 1st Ed.Brian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Color plate books- 19th Century- Tinted Lithography- ancient Greek Vase painting decoration- artifacts & archaeology- Classical studies.
White Athenian Vases in the British Museum, by A. S. Murray, LL.D., F.S.A. and A. H. Smith, M.A., F.S.A. Issued 1896, London, Longmans and Co. [Quaritch; Oxford University Press, et al.].
First Edition. 27 full page lithographed plates. Period folio leather, spine and front cover gilt lettered, attractive publishers original 1/2 leather binding.
A complete, clean and well preserved example.
Minor age flaws, binding lightly surface scratched, soiled and scuffed in spots from handling, overall patina for the book binding and contents is excellent. Sound, tight example, plates clean, printed on heavy paper stock as issued, and retaining original tissue guards.
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Book measures: 17 1/8" H X 11 1/2" W. A large oversized heavy book.