Thames and Hudson, 1957, Buckram, Book Condition: Poor, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: R. G. Hoegler -- Photographer
34 pp., then unpaginated section with coloured plates, introduction by Lord Kinross, notes. The text is illustrated with 57 tipped-in coloured plates taken by R. G. Hoegler. Blue coloured boards with gilt Thames and Hudson logo on the front cover and gilt writing on the spine. Photographic dust wrapper, again by R. G. Hoegler, showing "A Detail from a Large Attic Amphora.", with black writing on the front panel and the spine. A photographic journey through Greece by the photographer R. G. Hoegler. Corners of the book are slightly rubbed and frayed, and there is discolouration to the extreme edges of the book. The head and the heel of the spine are soft and bumped and the paper edges are brown. The front hinge has started to split, the first 1.5 "and another 2" further down the hinge. The remains of tape is on the ffep., and has leaked to the half title page. The rear hinge has also started to split, in this case the majority of the hinge is split. Tape marks are also on the rear endpapers and the penultimate page. Booksellers sticker on the front paste down, along with handling marks and the ffep., has two creases running a full-length of it. Internally the pages are starting to brown. Corners of the dust wrapper are chipped and rubbed and there is chipping along both the top and bottom of dust wrapper edges. There is a tear on the bottom, front dustwrapper panel measuring 1.5 ", and another on the top dustwrapper edge of the front panel measuring 2". The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded and the back panel is discoloured. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. Creases along the top corner of the fold over. Two tape pieces remain in situ on the verso of the dustwrapper. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: R. G. Hoegler -- Photographer. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Fine Arts ; Photography; Greece; Inventory No: 0101335.