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Fair Greece,Sad Relic : Literary Philhellenism from Shakespeare to Byron

By Spencer,Terence

Limni,Evvia,Greece: Denise Harvey, 1992. (New - will be sent to you direct from the publisher in Greece) "Scholarly and brilliantly written account" of the influence of Greece on the development of English literature and the "Philhellenism which has become part and parcel of our western culture." This absorbing book presents the picture of Greece from the fall of Constantinople to the arrival of Byron as seen through the eyes of English poets, essayists and travellers, and shows that "philhellenism" has a much longer history than most people realize. The author reveals how our conception of Greece has been moulded by generations of writers when the country was under Turkish occupation and when its people, temples and traditions were regarded as witnesses both to its ancient splendour and its contemporary sadness. Illus.Bibliography.index. . 2nd.ed.. Hard Cover. New Book from Greece.

$40.00

The Postage Stamps of Crete

By Poole, Bertram W.H.

Beverly MA: Severn-Wylie-Jewett, 1910. Booklet Number 35 in a series of philatelic publications This covers the postage stamps of Crete between 1898 1905 as issued by various administrations, including the Revolutionary Authority ,prior to its absorption into the Greek state. Undated but c.1910.Stapled paper wraps 32pgs, illus. Overall very good except that the but paper is age toned. Scarce - only a few copies listed in WorldCat. . First Thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Brochure/Pamphlet.

$35.00

Fair Greece,Sad Relic : Literary Philhellenism from Shakespeare to Byron

By Spencer,Terence

Limni,Evvia,Greece: Denise Harvey, 1992. (New - will be sent to you direct from the publisher in Greece) "Scholarly and brilliantly written account" of the influence of Greece on the development of English literature and the "Philhellenism which has become part and parcel of our western culture." This absorbing book presents the picture of Greece from the fall of Constantinople to the arrival of Byron as seen through the eyes of English poets, essayists and travellers, and shows that "philhellenism" has a much longer history than most people realize. The author reveals how our conception of Greece has been moulded by generations of writers when the country was under Turkish occupation and when its people, temples and traditions were regarded as witnesses both to its ancient splendour and its contemporary sadness. Illus.Bibliography.index. . 2nd.ed.. Hard Cover. New Book from Greece/No Jacket.

$40.00

Fair Greece,Sad Relic : Literary Philhellenism from Shakespeare to Byron

By Spencer,Terence

Limni,Evvia,Greece: Denise Harvey, 1992. (New - will be sent to you direct from the publisher in Greece) "Scholarly and brilliantly written account" of the influence of Greece on the development of English literature and the "Philhellenism which has become part and parcel of our western culture." This absorbing book presents the picture of Greece from the fall of Constantinople to the arrival of Byron as seen through the eyes of English poets, essayists and travellers, and shows that "philhellenism" has a much longer history than most people realize. The author reveals how our conception of Greece has been moulded by generations of writers when the country was under Turkish occupation and when its people, temples and traditions were regarded as witnesses both to its ancient splendour and its contemporary sadness. Illus.Bibliography.index. . 2nd.ed.. Hard Cover. New Book from Greece/No Jacket.

$40.00

The History of the Principality of Monaco as Seen Through Its Postage Stamps

By Chiavassa, H

Monaco: Principality of Monaco : Postage Stamp Issuing Office, 1964. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

Catalogue 1996 October (General Sale Including Geece)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1998. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1997 November (Greece Including Foreign Countries)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1997. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1998 June (Important Stamps and Covers of Greece)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1998. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1998 March (General Sale Including Geece)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1998. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1998 December (Important Stamps and Covers of Greece)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1998. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1999 March (General Sale Including Greece )

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1999. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1998 May (Greece Including Foreign Countries)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1998. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1997 May (Greece Including Foreign Countries)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1997. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1999 May (Greece Including Foreign Countries)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1999. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1997 January (General Sale Including Geece)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1998. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1999 December (Important Stamps and Covers of Greece)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1999. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1999 July (General Sale Including Geece)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1999. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50

Catalogue 1998 November (Greece Including Foreign Countries)

By Spanos, V (Philathens)

Athens: Philathens, 1998. Catalogues of auctions of Philatelic materials - postal history, stamps, covers postcards etc. Illus. (some.col). Soft Cover. As New. Auction Catalogue.

$12.50