Title: The Land of Greece: Described and Illustrated
Author: Charles Henry Hanson
Illustrator: Charles Henry Hanson
Year: 1886 (First Edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons
Remarks: Contains award plate
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: A scarce and beautiful book which describes the history and geography of Greece from antiquity through to the late 19th century in engaging prose.
Illustrated with 44 exquisite full-page b&w engravings, plus 3 full-colour maps.
Light blue pictorial boards with embossed motifs and gilded text and illustrations. Light stain on front (see image). Corners bumped and worn. Spine bumped. Small dent on upper board edge (refer to image). Gilded page edges. Award plate affixed to front pastedown. All pages are tightly bound and in immaculate condition. The only foxing present are some sporadic marks on the gilded edges.
Measures 25 cm × 16.5 cm (10″ × 6.6″). 4to. 400 pp.