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FORSTER, E. M.

Alexandria: A History and a Guide.

Availability: In stock

Published: Alexandria Whitehead Morris, 1938

Stock Code: 125511

£1,500
signed
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

Second edition, signed limited issue, number 223 of 250 copies signed by the author, produced for the Royal Archaeological Society of Alexandria. Forster's guide to Alexandria was first published in 1922, but "a very large proportion" of this was destroyed by fire in the publisher's warehouse during the Blitz (Kirkpatrick, p. 39).

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Description

Octavo. Original orange boards, spine and front cover lettered in black, Greek key border to front cover.

Illustrations

With 8 photographic plates, 3 folding maps, 1 in colour, map plate, illustrations throughout.

Condition

Spine and edges of boards sunned, slight wear to extremities. A very good copy.

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