Lot 156

Bindings.- History

Bindings.- Greece

Finlay (George) History of Greece…, 1851-1861, 7 vol., comprising: Greece under the Romans... second edition, [Blackmer 1938], Edinburgh & London, 1857, The History of Greece... 1204-1461, FIRST EDITION, Edinburgh & London, 1851; The History of Greece under Ottoman and Venetian Domination, FIRST EDITION, [Blackmer 1940], Edinburgh & London, 1856, History of the Byzantine and Greek Empires from DCCXVI to MCCCCLIII, 2 vol., vol. 1 second edition, vol. 2 First Edition), [Blackmer 1939 (both vol. second edition)], Edinburgh & London, 1856-1854, History of the Greek Revolution, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, [Blackmer 1941], Edinburgh & London, 1861, light toning, uniformly bound in contemporary calf gilt, & another copy of Empire of Trebizond 1204-1461, FIRST EDITION, 1851 in a gilt tooled presentation binding, crowned arms with Latin motto, and bookplate of Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, the 14th Earl of Derby, spines scuffed, 4to, & 8 other works on Greece, including: Wordsworth (Christopher) Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive and Historical, new edition, additional engraved title, frontispiece, and 24 plates, illustrated throughout, Dublin college prize bookplate, light age yellowing, contemporary calf, gilt, Dublin college arms tooled on both covers, marbled endpapers and fore-edges, minor wear to spine and corners, folio, William S. Orr & co, 1853; Potter (John) Archaeologia Graeca or the Antiquities of Greece, new edition, 2 vol., folding map at front (a little foxed), engraved plates, light age yellowing, ownership notes on front endpapers, contemporary half calf, gilt, spine of vol. 2 coming loose and damaged, marbled covers, 4to, Edinburgh, 1832; Wise (Winifred M. Wyse) An Excursion in the Peloponnesus in the year 1858, woodcut illustrations throughout, some leaves uncut, light toning, library stamps and bookplate to front pastedown, contemporary burgundy buckram, gilt title to spines (scuffed at head), 4to, Day & Son, 1865; Hooke (Nathaniel) The Roman History from the Building of Rome to the Ruin of the Commonwealth, New Edition, 6 vol., folding maps, folding intermittent staining and foxing throughout, some offsetting, ownership inscription to front free endpaper, contemporary leather, gilt, green Morocco labels, marbled endpapers and fore-edges, 4to, C. J. G. & F. Rivington, et al., 1830, & Barthélemy (Jean-Jacques) Recueil de cartes géographiques, plans, vues et médailles de l’Ancienne Gréce.., third edition, 31copper engraved plates (maps and plans) only, some folding and handcoloured in outline, light age yellowing and foxing, contemporary calf, both boards detached, worn, 4to, De Bure, Paris, 1790 (24)

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