The Greeks: An Illustrated History. Diane Harris Cline.
The Greeks: An Illustrated History
The Greeks: An Illustrated History
The Greeks: An Illustrated History
The Greeks: An Illustrated History

The Greeks: An Illustrated History

ISBN: 9781426216701
Washington DC: National Geographic Partners, LLC, 2016. First Edition. Hardcover. "Come with National Geographic on a fascinating journey through ancient Greece: the land of marathons and wrestling, debate and city-states, Plato, Socrates, and Alexander the Great. In this lavishly illustrated book, historian Diane Harris Cline creates a dynamic and engaging portrait of politics, social life, inventions, conquests, ideas, art, and more. These vivid pages are filled with amazing history, gripping stories, and beautiful maps documenting the meteoric rise and enduring legacy of this phenomenal civilization." (from front flap) A short but sweeping introductory history of "The Cradle of Western Civilization" as it has long been termed- Ancient Greece. The author, Diane Harris Cline, is an acclaimed scholar, lecturer & academician of history & classical studies at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Hardcover in unclipped dust jacket, first edition, first printing of 2016 with "16/QGT-RRDML/1" stated on copyright page. An exemplary production of the Most Venerable National Geographic imprint, issued as a "Companion to the PBS (television) Series The Greeks" as noted on jacket front cover. A beautiful volume, profusely illustrated. An excellent, collectible introduction to an ancient, foundational land & people whose archetypal influence resonates throughout the world. Book in very fine condition with only a touch of rubbing to blue front, back covers & spine (gilt lettering & graphics on spine completely bright & intact); a few tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of same. Interior very fine, virtually mint. Dust jacket fine with very light rubbing to front, back covers & spine; a bit of wear & some tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of same & flaps; one very small area just below letter "G" on front cover with loss of blank blue surface paper & miniscule overlap onto letter; same to tiny area at blank upper right spine-corner. Very Fine / Fine. [Item #4874]

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