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Charikles:
Bilder altgriechische Sitte

Zur genaueren Kenntniss des griechischen Privatlebens

By Wilhelm Adolph Becker

1840 - Leipzig - Friedrich Fleischer

8.5" by 5.5"; (xx) 508pp., 518pp.

 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 

DETAILS

A handsome set of this work of classical history by Wilhelm Adolf Becker.

Becker's Charikles - the work he is best remembered for - are a description of the everyday life of the ancient Greeks, in the form of a romance, with notes and appendixes.

The historian C.K. Adams heralded it "the most complete and trustworthy picture of the social life of the Greeks."

Text in German.

Featuring five stunning lithographs, three to the rear of the first volume and two to the rear of the second, several of which are folding.

With armorial bookplates to the front pastedown of each volume.

Complete in two volumes.

CONDITION

Handsomely bound in half calf over cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart with some light wear to extremities and backstrips, and minor rubbing to boards. Remnants of library labels to base of backstrips. Internally, firmly bound. Light spotting to first and last few pages, otherwise bright and clean with occasional spots only. Institutional stamps to front pastedowns, blindstamps to titles.

Overall: VERY GOOD.


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