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The Dilessi Murders by  Romilly Jenkins - First Edition - 1961 - from Bruce McLeod (SKU: 003244)

The Dilessi Murders

The Dilessi Murders by  Romilly Jenkins - First Edition - 1961 - from Bruce McLeod (SKU: 003244)

The Dilessi Murders

by Jenkins, Romilly

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London, U.K.: Longmans Green & Co., 1961 FINE/VERY GOOD+ First Edition, 1st Printing. A very handsome copy for collectors: clean, tight, unmarked, appears unread, no foxing. Unclipped DJ has a few tiny edge tears, now neatly repaired. 5.75" by 8.75", 190 pages, bibliography, index, b&w plates, map. - - - On April 21st, 1870, Edward Henry Charles Herbert, Frederick Grantham Vyner, Edward Lloyd, and Alberto de Boyl were murdered by Greek brigands near the village of Dilessi, Greece, on the coast of Boeotia. 10 days earlier the brigands had kidnapped 10 members of the English aristocracy for ransom. The crimes precipitated international tension between the Greek government and the Gladstone government of England, and threatened war. This well-researched historical account was written by Professor Romilly Jenkins of King's College in London, and Harvard University Dumbarton Oaks Research Institute in Washington, D.C.. Hard Cover.

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Bookseller
Bruce McLeod CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
003244
Title
The Dilessi Murders
Author
Jenkins, Romilly
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longmans Green & Co.
Place of Publication
London, U.K.
Date published
1961
Keywords
well-researched historical account was written by Professor Romilly Jenkins of King's College in London, and Harvard University Dumbarton Oaks Research Institute in Washington, D.C. Jenkins, Romilly The Dilessi Murders first Edition History Greece Eng
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