Geschichte Der Griechischen Plastik
Overbeck, J.

Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, 1881. In two volumes: xiv + 486 + vi + 502 pages, half-title pages present; index to both volumes at back of Volume II; 1881 for Vol. I & 1882 for Vol II publishing dates; (Erster & Zweiter Band stated on title pages); illustrated in black and white, with several folding plates in each volume, depicting sculpture and friezes in classic mode; German text throughout, discussing classic Greek sculpture; with the previous ownership signature of A.D. Corey (of Malden, Massachusetts) and the date, Nov. 1888, on the endpapers, and with the small ticket of the private memorial library (created by his parents) "From the Library of Arthur D. Corey, Ph. D. Born April 13, 1866. Died August 17, 1891" on the front endpaper of each volume; bound in contemporary marbled paper covered boards, pebbled-leather spines and corners, all edges marbled, decorative endpapers; (no binder's stamp or indicator of shop; probably a publisher's or German shop's binding acquired by Corey when he studied in Germany); apparently scarce in this edition, OCLC search reveals 1 copy only; gilt ruled, gilt titled, five raised bands; some edge, tips wear and rubbing to binding; contents are fresh and in good condition. Good H (Item ID: 13435)


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