Lot 61: ANTIQUE Gilt Decorated 1913 Hardcover Greek Travel Book
Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc
December 1, 2016
Edgewater, FL, USA
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Description: Antique 1913 Gilt Decorated Hardcover Greek Travel Book. "Athens: The Violet-Crowned" by Lillian Whiting. HARDCOVER 1913 Little, Brown & Company 1st edition, 1st printing; w/ Date: "1913", "Published October, 1913" & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in the listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover copy. "A Travel book through Greece's best known city, Athens, the cradle of Democracy. It deals with modern Athens & tells about the life of the people, the King's palace, the royal family the scholars and savants, the religious life, and the schools. It is illustrated with photographs from ancient and modern sources." Profusely Illustrated with photos. Previous ownerâs name/address inside front board, o/w internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; Age soiling/light handling wear/scattered rubbing to cover/spine of beautifully decorated pictorial hardcover; but lettering/decoration readable. TEG (Top Edge Gilt). NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
Condition Report: Good Condition