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LEVI, Peter. A Bottle in the Shade : A Journey in the Western Peleponnese. (London) : Sinclair-Stevenson, (1996). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-,(3). Decorated endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine.
Peter Chad Tigar Levi, FSA, FRSL (b. May 16, 1931, Ruislip, London - d. February 1, 2000, Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire).
"Peter Levi has been obsessed by what he calls the 'captivating problems' of archaeology ever since he discovered them in childhood. His passion for antiquity goes back to his days as an undergraduate at Oxford when he haunted the Ashmolean Library. He loves words and he loves his friends; and he is as fascinated by the mule tracks and footpaths of ancient communication as he is by local vineyards, by the history of the Spartans and the Turks as by Greek poetry of the 1990s.
This delightful book, which describes his return to south-western Greece, draws on both the ancient and recent past, as well as the present, to give a portrait of the Peloponnese and of himself -- poet, traveller, classical scholar and archaeologist -- which is irresistible." - from the dustjacket.
Very good in unclipped dustjacket (with small dampstain to foot of spine). Uncommon. 40.00
Title: A Bottle in the Shade : A Journey in the Western Peleponnese. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1996, ISBN:1856195880: 1996
ISBN Number: 1856195880
ISBN Number 13: 9781856195881
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 104662