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    William Mitford. The History of Greece. London: Chiswick Press, printed by C. Whittingham, 1835.

    Eight twelvemo volumes, each with a different engraved image on the title page; index in Volume VIII.

    Blindstamped decoration on brown cloth covers, gilt lettering on spines. All volumes show moderate wear along edges and spine ends; bumping to corners. Spines are uniformly sunned. Interior leaves are generally very good, with occasional smudges and creased pages. Although Mitford's history was quite popular for many years, it is reported that he never visited Greece.


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