History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps
History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps History Greece Ancient -Modern 1846 Grote manuscript 12 vol. leather set maps
$ 1,250.00

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A History of Greece, by George Grote, Esq.
Published 1846, London by John Murray.
12 volumes, each c. 650 pages. Text in English. Numerous folding maps, some large, plus engraved portrait of author as frontis in final vol.

With a hand written 1867 letter from the author tipped in.

Attractive antiquarian full leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations, title lettering and ruled covers, marbled edges and end papers.

Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.

Bindings gently age worn as expected, spine label on vol. 1 chipped, some spine ends slightly worn down or with minor chipping, leather scuffed and rubbed but still supple, mostly light minor signs of careful handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, set remains overall attractive on the shelf.

A monumental set which shows some signs of handling and age, but is still very handsome and impressive on the shelf.

Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.

The set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present appear to us easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail showing how this wonderful set survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.

Books Measure c. 9" H x 5 1/2" W.

[B7486].