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Histoire de la Litterature Grecque

By Alfred Croiset; Maurice Croiset

1896-1900

Thorin and Fils : Paris

9" by 6"

xxxvi, 575pp; iv, 643pp; 687pp; 752pp; 1096pp.

 

 

 

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A complete five volume set of this fascinating history of Greek literature, by Alfred Croiset and Maurice Croiset.

Alfred Croiset and Maurice Croiset were the two sons of the notable ancient philologist Francois Paul Croiset, who greatly encouraged his children in their studies of classical works. Often working together, the brothers swiftly became authorities on Greek literature and produced many works on the subject, as demonstrated within this extensive and incredibly popular work on Greek literary history. Complete in five volumes: Volume I: Homere; La Poesie Cyclique; Hesiode. Volume II: Lyrisme; Premiers Prosateurs Herodote Volume III: Periode Attique; Tragedie; Comedie; Genres Secondaires Volume IV: Periode Attique; Eloquence; Histoire; Philosophie Volume V: Periode Alexandrine; Periode Romaine This work is in the original French. Volumes I, II, and III are second edition copies, with volume IV being a second edition, revised and corrected copy. Volume V is a first edition copy. Featuring a tipped in library bookplate of the 'Library of New College, Oxford' to the front pastedown of each volume, with an institutional ink stamp and bar code to the second free-endpapers.

CONDITION

In a half crushed leather binding with imitation leather cloth covered boards. Blind stamped design of the 'Library of New College, Oxford' to the front board of each volume. Externally, slightly rubbed to extremities. Slight rubbing to head of spine, volume I. Front hinge split and strained after front endpaper, volume I. Tipped in institutional library bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Institutional ink stamp and bar code to second free-endpaper, each voIume. Internally firmly bound. Pages slightly age toned to edges but bright and clean throughout, with the odd spot. Light scattered spots to first and last few pages.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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