History of Art in Phoenicia and Cyprus Vol. One and Two from the French of Geores Perrot 1885 Chapman and Hall Ltd

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Step back in time with "History of Art in Phoenicia and Cyprus," a captivating two-volume vintage book set published in 1885. This monumental work illuminates the artistic heritage of ancient Phoenicia and Cyprus, offering readers an in-depth look into these fascinating civilizations.


  • Title: History of Art in Phoenicia and Cyprus, Vol. One and Two
  • Publication Date: 1885
  • Publisher: Chapman and Hall Ltd
  • Format: Decorated Burgundy Cloth Binding
  • Pages: Vol. One: 410, Vol. Two: 460
  • Dimensions: 11x7x1
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Minor wear on covers (please refer to photos for specifics)

Key Features:

The set comes complete with 10 plates, 9 in color, along with more than 600 figures interspersed in the text, providing invaluable visual context to the narrative.

Georges Perrot, a French archeologist and art historian, was a pioneer in the study of ancient Eastern civilizations, and his insights are as relevant today as they were in the 19th century.

This two-volume set serves as a cornerstone work for anyone interested in the art and archaeology of ancient Phoenicia and Cyprus.

This collection would make an outstanding addition to academic courses on art history, archaeology, or ancient civilizations. It's also a perfect centerpiece for any vintage book club focused on art or history.

The decorated burgundy cloth binding not only adds to the book's durability but also enhances its aesthetic appeal, making it a beautiful piece to display.

The ornate cloth binding and elegant plates and figures add a layer of timeless allure to this educational work.


For those who have a special place in their hearts for vintage books, I've penned an article called "Preserve Old Books Like a Pro; Save Your Special Reads." This guide provides essential tips on maintaining your vintage book collection in top condition. It's a must-read after adding this historic set to your library.


The vintage books in this collection have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is common with vintage items. The photos serve as a guide. If you have any questions or need additional photos, feel free to ask.

In Summation:

"History of Art in Phoenicia and Cyprus" is more than just a book; it's a journey through time and art, capturing the essence and spirit of ancient civilizations. This is a must-have for scholars, history buffs, and collectors alike.

Our Process

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After photos are shot, the book is immediately placed in a clear self-sealed bag, stored in a climate-controlled room for protection until you purchase.

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