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Ramsay, Sir William Mitchell--Buckler, William Hepburn and William Moir Calder, editors.
ANATOLIAN STUDIES PRESENTED TO SIR WILLIAM MITCHELL RAMSAY. MANCHESTER: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1923
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Ramsay, Sir William Mitchell--Buckler, William Hepburn and William Moir Calder, editors.
ANATOLIAN STUDIES PRESENTED TO SIR WILLIAM MITCHELL RAMSAY. MANCHESTER: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1923
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1,5002,000
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Ramsay, Sir William Mitchell--Buckler, William Hepburn and William Moir Calder, editors.
ANATOLIAN STUDIES PRESENTED TO SIR WILLIAM MITCHELL RAMSAY. MANCHESTER: THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1923
first edition, 4to (254 x 175mm.), the editor w.h. buckler's copy with manuscript notes by buckler, together with letters from contributors and related items pasted or loosely inserted, half-title, 14 plates, including photographic portrait frontispiece of Ramsay, publisher's blue buckram, flat spine lettered in gilt, binding somewhat stained and cockled
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Provenance

Buckler, William Hepburn (1867-1952), American Diplomat and Classical Scholar, with his autograph notes and a collection of letters by various Near Eastern scholars to him inserted in this, his personal copy.

Catalogue Note

This work contains thirty-two academic papers by British, American, French, Italian and German scholars and archaeologists. There is also a 26 page list of Ramsay's published writings from 1879 to 1923, compiled by A. Margaret Ramsay.

inserted in this copy are autograph manuscript and typed letters to buckler from many of the leading near eastern scholars of the day, including: W.M. Ramsay, Bernard Haussoullier (four letters, plus notes), H.M. McKechnie (secretary of the Manchester University Press), Marcus N. Tod, D.G. Hogarth, S. Reinach, Barbara Wootton, S. Luria, the National Library of Turkey, A.H. Sayce, George A. Macmillan, Walter Leaf (two letters) and the Instituto de Valcencia de Don Juan; together with: 2 printed prospectuses for this publication; 2 typed carbon copies of a 'Check-List of Envelopes containing Sir W.M.R.'s notebooks'; a newspaper obituary for Ramsay, a review from the Aberdeen University Review (March 1924), the order of service for Ramsay at St John's College chapel 27 April 1939 and on the lower pastedown a lecture series by W.M. Calder at Cornell University (the Messenger Lectures, 1935-36).

 

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