24 September 2002
HEINRICH SCHLIEMANN (1822-1890)
Mycenae: A Narrative of Researches and Discoveries at Mycenae and Tiryns. London: John Murray, 1878. 8° (230 x 145mm). 33 plates, including 4 chromolithographs, some folding, illustrations. Original brown cloth gilt (a few wax drips on upper cover), top edge gilt, partly unopened. FIRST EDITION.
H. SCHLIEMANN. Troja: Results of the Latest Researches and Discoveries on the Site of Homer's Troy. London: John Murray, 1884 . 8° (232 x 150mm). Lithographic frontispiece map, 3 folding coloured maps at end, wood-engraved illustrations. Original green cloth gilt, top edge gilt, partly unopened. FIRST EDITION.
H. SCHLIEMANN. Tiryns: The Prehistoric Palace of the Kings of Tiryns. London: John Murray, 1886 . 8° (250 x 185mm). Folding lithographic frontispiece, 2 folding maps, 27 numbered plates at end, including 24 chromolithographs, many double-page or folding, wood-engraved illustrations. (Some spotting.) Original blue cloth gilt, top edge gilt, partly unopened. FIRST EDITION.
FINE COPIES, ALL WITH STANLEY'S BOOK STAMP ON TITLE AND FURZE HILL BOOKPLATE. Stanley's interest in the classical world in the 1890s is reflected in his taste for Schliemann. (3)
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