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Schliemann, Henry, Dr
Henry Schliemann / Ilios the city and country of the Trojans 1881
Harper & Brothers, 1881. Ilios: the city and country of the Trojans. The results of researches and discoveries on the site of Troy and throughout the Troad in the years 1871-72-73-78-79 ... including an autobiography of the author. With a preface, appendices, and notes... Author: Schliemann, Henry, Dr Title: Ilios: the city and country of the Trojans. The results of researches and discoveries on the site of Troy and throughout the Troad in the years 1871-72-73-78-79 ... including an autobiography of the author. With a preface, appendices, and notes... Publication: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881 Description: First American edition, large 8vo, pp. xvi, 800; frontispiece, folding map, 6 folding plans and elevations, 32 leaves printed in sepia showing 200 terra-cotta whorls, balls, and pottery dishes, plus 1800 wood-engraved illustrations in the text; original publisher's brown cloth blindstamped on the rear cover and lettered and decorated in gilt and black on the upper cover and spine, a near fine copy with a couple nicks and gentle fading/color change on the spine and a small margin tear on the first fold out(see pic) , overall a very good copy. Dr. Henry Schliemann was one of the first archaeologists and spear-headed the first efforts to locate the site of Troy (what is now Hissarlik). Although his amateur methods actually destroyed some of the archaeological strata, he helped to jumpstart the field of archaeology and the examination of history through artefact, particularly the serious examination of the history of the Mediterranean Bronze Age. An early work on one of t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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