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The Discoveries in Crete and Their Bearing on the History of Ancient Civilizations

by Burrows, Ronald M.:

Condition: Near Fine


London.John Murray,1907 First edition.With a frontispiece & 3 plates,1 folding.pp xvi 244.Hard cover original blue pictorial cloth gilt with gilt picture of "The Cupbearer" on the front board.Pages are top edge gilt.A near fine unmarked & bright copy for its age.No dust jacket.



  • Bookseller: Peter M Daly GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6214
  • Title: The Discoveries in Crete and Their Bearing on the History of Ancient Civilizations
  • Author: Burrows, Ronald M.:
  • Format/binding:8vo
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Murray
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1907
  • Keywords: Greece,Crete,Archaeology,Knossos,Palaces,Minoan,Bronze Age,Labyrinth,Mediterranean,Egypt,
  • Bookseller catalogs: travel.europe;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / Europe / Greece;


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