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Book Description: United States consul to Cyprus from 1865 to 1877, Luigi Palma di Cesnola (1832-1904) also led archaeological excavations on the island. Including maps and illustrations, this 1877 publication sketches Cypriot history and customs as well as describing significant archaeological discoveries, including artefacts that were controversially removed and sold abroad.
Título: Cyprus: Its ancient cities, tombs, and ...
Editorial: Star Graphics
Año de publicación: 1991
Condición del libro: Fair
Descripción James Bendon, Limassol, 1991. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine. frontis (portrait), photos, illustrations, maps (on endpapers), index, 6, 2, xix, 456p. plus (3)p. original publisher's advertisements. Original red cloth. dj, 23cm. Minor wear on back panel of jacket. Reprint of the 1878 New York edition. Cesnola fought on the Union side in the American Civil War, achieving the rank of Colonel, and was appointed U.S. Consul to Cyprus a few months after his honorable discharge in the Fall of 1864. While in Cyprus he amassed a large collection of antiquities, many of which were purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Stuart Swiny, in his Foreword to this 1991 edition, describes this book as "a tantalizing web of fact, fiction and hyperbole that researchers have labored to disentangle for well over a century.". Nº de ref. de la librería 78570
Descripción Star Graphics, 1991. Unknown Binding. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG9963762468