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Greek Peasants on Their Way to Welcome King George

by George I King of the Hellenes

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Published
1863
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Near Fine
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First Thus
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London: Illustrated London News, 1863 Woodcut on newsprint with text on verso.From the Illustrated London News November 21st 1863 p. 513. First Thus. PRINT - ETCHING. Near Fine.
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Hand book to the Antiquities of Athens

by Delves-Broughton, Augusta Mary Anne [Mrs Vernon Delves-Broughton]

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Published
1896
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Good - Very Good
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First Ediiton.
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Athens & London: S.G.Vlastos / Simpkin,Marshall,, Hamilton Kent & Co, 1896 An ORIGINAL vintage tourist guide book to Athens in 1896. Nicely illustated with 41 plates of drawings by S.G.Arbuthnot & Louis Nicole.112p [+9 pages with advertisements of services for tourists] Decsriptive text is clean and complete, but the map of the city is missing. Name of previous owner on… Read more
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Hand book to the Antiquities of Athens

by Delves-Broughton, Augusta Mary Anne [Mrs Vernon Delves-Broughton]

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Published
1896
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Good - Very Good
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First Ediiton.
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Athens & London: S.G.Vlastos / Simpkin,Marshall,, Hamilton Kent & Co, 1896 An ORIGINAL vintage tourist guide book to Athens in 1896. Nicely illustated with 41 plates of drawings by S.G.Arbuthnot & Louis Nicole.112p [+9 pages with advertisements of services for tourists] Decsriptive text is clean and complete, but the map of the city is missing. Name of previous owner on… Read more
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Monastery of Arkadi : History - Art - Traditions

by Provatakis, Theocharis

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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1st Greek Ed..
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Athens: Toumbis, 1986 A small but well illustrated and informative guide to the Monastery of Arkadi in Crete, famous for the heroic resistance to the Turkish occupation (1866-1869) 80p. illus. index. 1st Greek Ed... Original Wraps. Very Good.
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World Enough, and Time: The Travel Chronicles of Mrs J Theodore Bent. Volume 1, Greece and the Levantine Littoral

by Bent, Mabel Virginia Anna & Brisch, Gerald

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Published
2006
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New Book from Publisher
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First Thus.
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9781905739028
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Oxford: Archaeopress, 2006 On August 2nd 1877, the English explorer and archaeologist James Theodore Bent married an extraordinary Irishwoman, Mabel Virginia Anna Hall-Dare .and within a few months they had embarked on their pattern of annual travels that continued until his early death in 1897. Their trips began fairly close to home, visiting northern Italy, but by 1883 they were… Read more
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The Dodecanese: Further Travels Among the Insular Greeks Selected Writings of J. Theodore & Mabel V.A. Bent, 1885-1888 e

by Bent J Theodore; Bent, Mabel V.A. [Brisch, Gerald Ed.)]

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Published
2015
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New Book from Publisher
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First Thus.
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9781784910969
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Oxford: Archaeopress, 2015 A sequel to The Cyclades. The authors are the British explorer J. Theodore Bent (1852-1897), devotedly supported by his wife Mabel Virginia Anna (1847-1929). Theodores publications are referenced still by archaeologists and scholars .Bents first successful monograph was based on two winters spent in the Cycladic isles (1882/3 and 1883/4). From the start the couple kept notebooks… Read more
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The Balkan Wars : Myth, Reality, and the Eternal Conflict

by Gerolymatos, Andre

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Published
2001
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New
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1st.Can Ed..
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9780773732902
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Toronto: Stoddart., 2001 1st.Can Ed... Hardcover. New/New.
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Greece and the Great Powers 1863-1875

by Dontas, Domna

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Published
1966
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Near Fine
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1st Greek Edition.
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Thessaloniki: Institute for Balkan Studies., 1966 Greek political and diplomatic relations in the early years of the reign of George , and covering issues sucj as the Cretan insurrection of 1866-69 Originally a PhD thesis submitted to the University of London ) 223p. bibliography.. 1st Greek Edition.. Original Wraps. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The Making of Modern Greece: Nationalism, Romanticism, and the Uses of the Past (1797-1896)

by Beaton, Roderick & Ricks, David

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Published
2009
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New from Publisher
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1st UK Edition.
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9780754664987
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London: Ashgate Publishing Group, 2009 Every Greek and every friend of the country knows the date 1821, when the banner of revolution was raised against the empire of the Ottoman Turks, and the story of Modern Greece is usually said to begin. Less well known, but of even greater importance, was the international recognition given to Greece as an independent… Read more
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Travels with a Superior Person

by Curzon, George Nathaniel

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Published
1986
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Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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9780283997167
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London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1986 "The quintessence of late Victorian travel writing and a delight for modern readers " Illustrated with 90 contemporary photographs, most of them from Curzon's own collection.Includes "Greece in the Eighties" pp.78-84, " Edited by Peter King. Introduced by Elizabeth Longford. 191p. illus. maps on endpapers. Clean, tight copy,usual marks of library ownership.. Reprint. Hardcover. Very… Read more
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Modern Athens

by Horton, George

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Published
1901
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Near Fine
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1st US Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901 The author was an American diplomat stationed in Greece, and this is his nostalgic descrption of life in Atehsn at the end of the 19thC. Illustrated with delightful vignettes of people in their daily life. 91p.Name of previos owner on ffep, else fine, slight . 1st US Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus.… Read more
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Greek Life:An Account of Past and Contemporary Conditions and Progress by Many Writers.

by Hall, John M.(ed.)

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Published
1908
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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Detroit: Bay View Reading Club, 1908 As well as an introduction to the glorious classical past this book describes life in Greece c.1900 255p. This is the ORIGINAL 1908 hardcover edition and NOT a print on demand copy. Clean and unmarked, corners slightly bumped. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Unification of Greece 1770-1923

by Dakin, Douglas

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Published
1972
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Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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9780510263119
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London: Ernest Benn, 1972 344p. bibliography, maps. index. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Greece and the Aegean Islands

by Marden, Philip Sandford

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Published
1907
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Fine
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1st.US Edition.
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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1907 Bright and crisp copy in attractive decorative binding with gilt titles. 386p. illustrated with 47 nice contemporary photographs.. 1st.US Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Fine/No Jacket.
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The Olympian Games in Athens, 1896 : The First Modern Olympics

by Holmes, Burton

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Published
1984
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Reprint
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New York: Grove Press, 1984 Facsimile edition of eye-witness account by popular journalist and lecturer, of the revived Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. Illustrated with charming contemporary photographs taken by the author. (112p. illus). Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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Zig- Zag Journeys in the Levant, with a Talmudist Story-Teller . A Spring Trip of the Zig-Zag Club Through Egypt and the Holy Land.

by Butterworth, Hezekiah

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Published
1886
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Very Good
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Reprint.
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Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1886 Popular illustrated book describing the eastern Mediterranean ".to interest young people in history and heroic records and especially in the PRESENTpolitical history of the countries . the writer is indebted to Mrs. Andrews of Hamilton NY for the descriptive parts of the two chapters on Greece." Pages 266-304 describe a visit to Athens and Greece.… Read more
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Greece and the Aegean Islands

by Marden, Philip Sandford

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Published
1921
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Reprint
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Chautauqua NY: Chautauqua Press, 1921 Reprint of a popular travel book on Greece , first published in 1907 .386p.plates.index. (Slight scuffing on corners). Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Afloat and Ashore in The Mediterranean

by Meriwether, Lee

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Published
1892
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Good>Very Good
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First Edition.
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New York: Charles Scribner, 1892 Describes the author's voyages c.1880 around the Mediterranean from Portugal to Egypt on the "Principe Farnese " and the "Minerva" Among the ports of call were : Sicily, and in Greece - Athens, Piraeus, Corinth;, Greek islands - Milos, Syra, Delos, Chios, Kos, Rhodes as well as Smyrna, Cyprus and Alexandria. 383p. frontis. Illustrated with… Read more
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Under a Lilac-Bleeding Star : Travels & Travellers

by Blanch, Lesley

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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Reprint
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London: John Murray, 1963 Four adventurous women who found love and romance in the Levant : Isabel Burton, Jane Digby (who amongst other romantic attachments married Count Spyridon Theotocky, and co-habited with Christdoulos Hadji-Petros in Othonian Greece c. 1840-1850) Aimee Dubucq de Rivery, Isabelle Eberhardt.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Ex-Library.
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Passion's Child : The Extraordinary Life of Jane Digby

by Schmidt, Margaret Fox

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
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1st US Ed..
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9780060138073
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New York: Harper & Row, 1977 The notorious adventures of Lady Jane Digby whose many romances included Count Spiridion Theotocky and the Klepht leader Christodoulos Hadjipetros when she lived in Greece in the early 19th. century. 268p. plates bibliography.index.. 1st US Ed... Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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