RARE 1900S ATHENS GREECE ILLUSTRATED PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS BY W. BARTH ATHENS 1ST

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  • Sold Date: Mar 07, 2013
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RARE 1900S ATHENS GREECE ILLUSTRATED PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS BY W. BARTH ATHENS 1ST
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OFFERED HERE are two rare picture books on Athens, Greece, published in Athens, early 1900s, two books bound together, both titled Athens, but with different pictures. From Photographs by the English Photographic Co., Athens, Greece. Published by W. Barth, Athens. Text in English, Greek and German. Bound in pale blue cloth with titles in gilt. W. Barth was a bookseller in Athens, who maintained photo studios at 12 University Street. He sold Baedeker Guides, Tauchnitz Editions and other English books to tourists, and he produced these elegantly designed photo books on his city. Two of them are bound in here, with handsome photo prints. An oblong 10x6 inches. No page numbers. No date, but around 1900s.