19 June 2007
DEFRASSE, Alphonse and Henri LECHAT. Épidaure. Restauration & Description des principaux monuments du sanctuaire d'Aeclépios. Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies, 1895.
2o (445 x 310 mm). Half-title. Title-page printed in red and black. 13 plates (one colored) and numerous photographic vignettes in text (some occasional minor soiling, plate XI with tape repair along fold). Contemporary textured cloth, spine gilt-lettered (some soiling and light scuffing). Provenance: George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum (bookplate, stamp on half-title).
LIMITED EDITION, number 217 of 500 copies describing the monuments of Epidaurus, the ancient Greek city reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo's son Aesculapius.
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