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Mycenae; a Narrative of Researches and Discoveries at Mycenae and Tiryns
London: John Murray, 1878. lxviii; 384; (12)(publisher's catalogue) pages. 20 plates + Plates A - G including folding and coloured, illustrations throughout the text. Rear inner hinge loose but firm. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Later neat inscription on the verso of the front endpaper. Original brown cloth decorated in black with title contained within gilt central device on the upper cover, title and device in gilt on the spine which is lightly rubbed. Apart from these minor defects as listed here a decent copy of this important study. Schliemann published Troja und seine Ruinen (Troy and Its Ruins) in 1875 and excavated the Treasury of Minyas at Orchomenus. In 1876, he began digging at Mycenae. Upon discovering the Shaft Graves, with their skeletons and more regal gold (including the Mask of Agamemnon), Schliemann cabled the king of Greece. The results were published in Mykena in 1878.. First Ed. Very Good. Stout 8vo. Book.
      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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