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Crete.- Spratt (Thomas Abel Bremage) Travels and Researches in Crete, 2 vol., first edition, 1865.

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Crete.- Spratt (Thomas Abel Bremage) Travels and Researches in Crete, 2 vol., first edition, 1865.
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Crete.- Spratt (Thomas Abel Bremage) Travels and Researches in Crete, 2 vol., first edition, 14 tinted lithographed plates after Spratt, mostly views, one folding, and 2 plates of inscriptions and one of coins, 2 folding hand-coloured engraved maps, numerous lithographed or wood-engraved illustrations on india paper and mounted in the text, some full-page, with advertisement leaf at beginning of vol.1 and end of vol.2, original pictorial cloth, gilt, recased with neat repairs to joints and spine ends, spines darkened, light rubbing and mottling, [Blackmer 1590], 8vo, 1865.

⁂ An important survey of Crete, including an appendix comparing Cretan dialect to modern Greek by Viscount Strangford.
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Crete.- Spratt (Thomas Abel Bremage) Travels and Researches in Crete, 2 vol., first edition, 1865.

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0259: Crete.- Spratt (Thomas Abel Bremage) Travels and Researches in Crete, 2 vol., first edition, 1865.

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Crete.- Spratt (Thomas Abel Bremage) Travels and Researches in Crete, 2 vol., first edition, 14 tinted lithographed plates after Spratt, mostly views, one folding, and 2 plates of inscriptions and one of coins, 2 folding hand-coloured engraved maps, numerous lithographed or wood-engraved illustrations on india paper and mounted in the text, some full-page, with advertisement leaf at beginning of vol.1 and end of vol.2, original pictorial cloth, gilt, recased with neat repairs to joints and spine ends, spines darkened, light rubbing and mottling, [Blackmer 1590], 8vo, 1865.

⁂ An important survey of Crete, including an appendix comparing Cretan dialect to modern Greek by Viscount Strangford.

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