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SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE

Athens.

Published: London. 1847

Stock code: 66527

Price: £125

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A fine plan of the Greek capital of Athens, showing the Acropolis in great detail, including the ancient and modern city walls. The plan is flanked on three sides by panoramic vignette views from the city to the surrounding countryside, and by various elevation sketches of the recently restored Acropolis in conjunction with other main public buildings. Published by Charles Knight for the S.D.U.K.

Size: 352 430 mm. Steel engraving with original outline colour. Fair condition. Minor tears to margins and some water stains.

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