London: Macmillan, 1906.
First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #15417
1/4" spine head tear in volume 1, shelfwear, rubbed edges, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcovers. ; Four of four volumes, complete set. Prize book from Phillips Exeter Academy for Greek studies in 1908. The Rose Bindery - Boston full leather binding, six compartments spine, gilt spine lettering, gilt Phillips Exeter seal on cover, top edge gilt, and marbled endpapers. Well regarded history of ancient Greece, by German professor Holm, written while teaching in Naples. Translated from the German work Griechische Geschichte, translators of the first three volumes are unknown, but the fourth volume was translated by Frederick Clarke who also revised the other volumes. Contents: Vol. 1. Up to the end of the sixth century, B.C.- Vol. 2. The fifth century B.C.- Vol. 3. The fourth century, B.C. up to the death of Alexander.- Vol. 4. (Translated by Frederick Clarke) The Graeco-Macedonian age: the period of the kings and the leagues, from the death of Alexander down to the incorporation of the last Macedonian monarchy in the Roman Empire. An atttractive fine binding prize book set of Holm's classical scholarly history of ancient Greece.. ; 4 vols pages.