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Schliemann’s Excavations.

Translated from the German by Eugénie Sellers.

Published: London: Macmillan & Co., 1891

Stock code: 111906

Price: £500

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First edition in English. This overview of Schliemann’s pioneering excavations was first published in German in 1889, and is here translated by Eugénie Sellers (1860–1943), the first female student of the British School at Athens.

Octavo. Original blue cloth, title to spine gilt, gilt decoration to front cover, green coated endpapers. Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard, 290 illustrations, 1 plate, 7 maps and plans. Faint gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine slightly faded, faint marks to covers, contents lightly foxed. An excellent copy.

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