Milan: Schwarz editore, 1962. Cloth. In Italian. Large 8vo. Pictorial dust jacket. Publisher's navy cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine and cover. Photographic and illustrated plates throughout. 243 pp.
Minor shelf wear to jacket and some sunning to jacket spine. Tight and clean, unmarked.
This is an expanded and illustrated edition of the autobiography of legendary archaeologist Schliemann (1822-1890), whose discoveries of sites mentioned in the works of Homer popularized the idea that Homeric mythology was based on historical events. Very good. Item #1666