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American Art Today
New York, National Art Society. 1939. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in blue cloth covers with titles printed in yellow. Lower right corners front and back a bit bumped. Very clean inside and out, no marks to the covers the text or illustrations. Essays by A.Conger Goodyear, Holger Cahill, Stuart Davis, Eugene Speicher, Jonas Lie, John Gregory, Paul Manship, William Zorach, John Taylor Arms, Anne Goldthwaite and Hugo Gellert. This catalogue was prepared to accompany the exhibition of modern American art at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Organized by the Gallery of American Art Today and many other arts groups around the country. A wide range of styles were included from realism throught abstract art. Works were lent to the exhibition by the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration, among several other institutions. Alphabetical indices of painters, sculptors and graphic artists. About 1200 works were included in the exhibition, most illustrated in black & white. 12" high X 9" wide, 342 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 012564
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 149 | £UK 136 | JP¥ 19109]
Keywords: New York World's Fair, Gallery of American Art Today, A.Conger Goodyear, Holger Cahill, Stuart Davis, Eugene Speicher, Jonas Lie, John Gregory, Paul Manship, William Zorach, John Taylor Arms, Anne Goldthwaite, Hugo Gellert

 
(BRASSAI)
Anthologie de la Poesie Naturelle.
Paris, Paris K Editeur. 1949. Original Wraps. This is a very good softcover copy in stiff printed card covers, with a scene of very sculptural, perhaps French, architecture with figures in black printed over the sepia background. Inside the text is in French and is illustrated with 8 photographs by Brassai of graffiti, accompanied by short works in prose and poetry. Edited by Camille Bryan & A.Gheerbrant. Cover illustration of fantasy architecture with victorian figures. 8vo, 8" high X 7" wide, 170 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 002659
USD 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 115 | £UK 105 | JP¥ 14742]
Keywords: Brassai, Modern French Photography, 20th Century French Photography

 
L'Avant Scene Theatre. Corps Perdus, Enzo Corman
Paris, L'Avant Scene Theatre. 1985. Original Wraps. This is a very good softcover copy with light wear. Very clean inside and out. Bottom of spine lightly bumped. Text in French. This issue of L'avant Scene Theatre features Corps Perdus by Enzo Corman. Interview with Corman. The issue contains the text of Corps Perdus. Illustrated in black & white with photographs from a production in Lyon in 1985. 10" high X 7" wide, 50 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 010441
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1638]
Keywords: L'avant Scene Theatre, Enzo Corman, Corps Perdus Periodicals

 
L'Avant Scene Theatre No. 797 November 1986
Paris, L'Avant Scene Theatre. 1986. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light cover wear. Very clean inside and out. Text in French. This is Issue No. 797, 1st November, 1986. This issue features Michael Vinaver's Les Voisins, and Jean-Gabriel Nordmann's Simple Suicide. Illustrated in black & white. 10" high X 7" wide, 53 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 010429
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1638]
Keywords: L'Avant Scene Theatre, Simple Suicide, Jean Gariel Nordmann Film History and Cinema

 
Casa de America: Rehabilitacion Del Palacio de Linares (Spanish Edition)
Spain, Electa. 1992. (ISBN: 8488045425). Soft Cover. This is an almost very good softcover copy with light cover wear. The back cover lower corner is a little curved. Completely clean inside and out. Text in Spanish. Published on the 500th anniversary of the Casa de America, Palacio de Linares in 1492 in Madrid, Spain. This 19th century palace is the residence of the Marquis and Marchioness of Linares. This book examines the decorative arts collections of the Palacio de Linares with special emphasis on the paintings and frescoes, including the restoration of the frescoes. Essays by Miguel Arias, Virginia Tovar Martin, Pedro Navascues, Javier Baron, Maria Alvarez Garcillan, Enrique Arias Angles, Wilfredo Ricon, ROA Estudio, and Marisa Gomez. Illustrated throughout in color. Bibliography. 11" high X 10" wide, 261 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 012889
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 55.5 | £UK 50.5 | JP¥ 7098]
Keywords: Casa de America, Palacio de Linares Architecture (Pre 1900) 8488045425

 
The Chair Event
New York, Friends in Deed. 1996. Soft Cover. This is a good softcover copy with some wear to the vellum dust wrapper. Generally clean throughout, but a few notations. This is a sale catalog for the benefit auction titled 'The Chair Event' held in New York on December 13, 1996. The sale consisted of many chairs decorated by contemporary artists, also other art works featuring chairs. all works illustrated in black & white. No prices realized sheet or estimates. The event was held in memory of Jed Johnson the interior designer. 11" high X 8" wide. Good/Good.
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Book number: 009702
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2730]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: The Chair Event Exhibition Catalogs:American Art

 
Contemporary Art / Southeast 10 Issues
Atlanta,GA, Contemporary Art / Southeast. 1977. Hard Cover. Ex-Library, This is a very good hardcover two volume set of 10 issues (all published) from Volume 1, No.1, April- May, 1977 to Volume II, Numbers IV & V, 1980. Both hardcover volumes long ago released from a major New York art museum reference library and so each issue has the institutional small handstamp, sometimes on several pages. Both volumes bound in dark green cloth with titles in gilt on the spines, Volumes numbered 1 and 2. (No library numbers, or cards or pockets, etc.). Illustrated in black & white. The first bound volume contains issues: Volume 1, No. 1, April/ May 1977; Volume 1, No. 2, June/ July 1977; Volume 1, No. 3, August/ September 1977; Volume 1, No. 4, October/ November 1977; Volume 1, No. 5, January/ February 1978; Volume 1, No. 6, March/ April 1978. The second bound volume contains: Volume II, No. I, 1978, Southeastern Artists: a Cross Section; Volume II, No. II, 1979, Michelangelo Pistoletto in the South; Volume II, No. 3, 1979 A Survival Manual for Artists; Volume II, Numbers IV & V, 1980, Double Issue 'The Issue of Criticism'. 12" high X 9" wide. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 011343
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 166 | £UK 151.5 | JP¥ 21293]
Catalogue: Periodicals
Keywords: Contemporary Art / Southeast Magazine, 1970's Art Magazines

 
La Crisi Delle Sale Cinematografiche in Italia
Paris/Roma, Gaumont. 1982. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in red boards with just light wear. Completely clean inside and out. Light scuffing to covers. Text in Italian. This is a study of the 'crisis' in cinema, with a focus on the L'Odeon in Milan. Illustrated with black & white photographs of the Odeon, charts, maps showing traffic patterns etc, of the Odeon's district, elevations, interior photographs of the hall. 12" square, 58 pages. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 009524
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 64 | £UK 58.5 | JP¥ 8190]
Keywords: L'Odeon a Milano, Italian Cinema Architecture

 
Enku Sono Geijutsu
Japan, Chunichi Shinbunska. 1979. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear. Completely clean inside and out. Text in JAPANESE, some English in the checklist of works. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition at Orientaru Nakamura Sakae Honten August 17- 30, 1979. The exhibition featured the sculptures of the legendary Japanese master carver Enku (1632- 1695). Text + 87 color plates, map. 10" high X 8" wide, 30 text pages + plates. Very Good.
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Book number: 013333
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 38.5 | £UK 35 | JP¥ 4914]
Keywords: Enku, Japanese Buddha Carvers

 
Enku Ten: Yasei No Geijutsu
Osaka, Japan, Asahi Shinbun. 1980. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear. Very clean inside and out, one small stray mark to endpaper, rear cover has a few small marks. Text completely in JAPANESE. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition in Osaka in 1980. The exhibition featured the carved buddha sculptures of the legendary Japanese master carver Enku (1632- 1695). Illustrated in color and black & white. map. 10" square, 199 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 013334
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 38.5 | £UK 35 | JP¥ 4914]
Keywords: Enku, Japanese Buddha Carvers

 
Florida Architecture: Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture 34th Edition 1967
Miami, FL, Florida Architecture: Architecture Inc. 1967. Soft Cover. This is very good softcover copy of the annual Florida Architecture. Completely clean inside and out. These annuals presented the best of Florida architecture for the year. This is the 34th edition. Covers residential, commercial, and landscape architecture. Residential features include: a Lake Rowena home by Gerald A. Gay (on the cover); 4 homes by Antonio Fojo at Bay Colony; 2 homes by Merle Smith; a large section on landscape architecture; a luxury condominium section; among other work. Illustrated mostly in black & white with some color. Also large advertising section. 13" high X 10" wide, 176 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 013379
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.75 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5460]
Keywords: Florida Architecture 1960's, Bay Colony Periodicals

 
Guy Harloff
Milano, Palazzo Della Permanente. 1974. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with light cover wear. Generally clean inside, but pages have yellowed. Back cover soiled. Text in Italian. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition at Palazzo della Permanente in Milan in April 1974. Essays by Franco Passoni and Rene de Solier (in French). Brief statement by Guy Harloff. Biographical sketch. Exhibition history. 30 color plates + 74 black & white illustrations + "L' alfabeto incompleto' + 4 sculptures. 9" square. Laid in an interview with Harloff from the Waddell Gallery "Twenty-one questions to Harloff". Very Good.
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Book number: 011056
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2730]
Keywords: Guy Harloff

 
Iconografia Pittorica Dell'Ottocento Italiano
Milan, S.A.Grafitalia Gia Pizzi e Pizzio. 1940. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in tan paper-covered boards, green cloth spine, titles in gilt. Lightly sunned outside. Completely clean inside. Text in Italian. One page introduction. 104 full-page plates, including 24 in color. Index to the plates gives minimal information: artist, title, provenance. 12" high X 9" wide. Very Good.
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Book number: 004032
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.75 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5460]
Keywords: 19th Century Italian Painting, Ottocento Painting,

 
Industrial Architecture in Finland
Helsinki, Suomen Arkkitehtiliitto. 1952. Original Wraps. This is a very good softcover copy in illustrated stiff paper covers. Minor abrasions to the front and back covers. Very clean inside and out. Spine not creased, binding firm. Text in English, Finnish and Swedish. This publication by the Institute of Finnish Architects surveys the industrial architecture, all modern examples, in Finland. Illustrated throughout in black & white with photographs, drawings, elevations, plans and details. 12" high X 8" wide, 110 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 006988
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2730]
Keywords: Modern Finnish Architecture, Finnish Industrial Architecture

 
Mockba Moscow Moscou Moskau
Moscow, Printed in U.S.S.R. 1956. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a good only dust jacket. The jacket is almost all there, but missing a chip from the right edge of the front panel. Very clean inside and out. No text. 163 black & white photographs printed in photogravure. Fold-out caption list in Russian only. 14 photographers named, but individual photographs not attributed. 11" high X 8" wide. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 009054
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 30 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 3822]
Keywords: 1950's Russian Photography, M. Alpert

 
Mostra Del Barocco Piemontese 3 Volume Set
Italy, Citta Di Torino. 1963. Original Wraps. This is a very good complete 3 volume set of this massive exhibition on Piemontese baroque architecture, set design, painting, sculpture, and furniture and decorative arts held in Torino, Italy from June through November of 1963. All volumes in original publisher's illustrated wrappers. Corners of volumes 1 & 3 bumped. Very clean inside and out, (one short neat name inside vol.1 on front endpaper). Text in Italian. Volume 1: Architettura e Scenografia, first section: Architettura, xix, 87 text pages + 201 plates, second section: Scenografia, 56 text pages + 66 plates. Volume 2: Pittura, Scultura, Arazzi, first section: Pittura, 128 text pages + 227 plates, second section: Scultura, 59 text pages + 86 plates, third section: Arazzi, 28 text pages + 30 plates. Volume 3: Mobili e Intagli, Tessuti e Recami, Maioliche, Porcellane, Argenti, Libri e Rilegature, Monete e Medaglie. First section: Mobili e Intagli, 27 text pages + 412 plates, second section: Tessuti e Ricami, 16 text pages + 27 plates, third section: Maioliche, 7 text pages + 47 plates, fourth section: Porcellane, 8 text pages + 56 plates, fifth section: Argenti, 32 text pages + 71 plates, sixth section: Libri e Rilegature, 28 text pages + 17 plates, seventh section: Monete e Medaglie, 44 text pages + 20 plates. Most plates in black & white, but generally at least one or two color plates per section, sometimes more. Appendices on Casa di Caccia, and Palazzo Reale. Massive documentation of the Piemontese Baroque. 9" high X 7" wide. These books will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 009520
USD 245.00 [Appr.: EURO 208.5 | £UK 190.5 | JP¥ 26753]
Keywords: Italian Baroque, Piemontese Baroque, Vittorio Viale Textiles and Fashion Architecture (Pre 1900) Theater and Set Design

 
PARIS. EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE INTERNATIONAL 1900
Musee Retrospectif de la Classe 13. Librairie, Editions Musicale, Reliure, Journaux, Affiches
Paris, Exposition International 1900. 1900. Original Wraps. This is a very good softcover copy in the printed soft card covers with a glassine wrapper, though just the front panel and spine of the wrapper survive. Very clean inside and out. Text in French. This catalog was prepared by the Comite d'Installation for the Exposition International in Paris in 1900. This section contained books, musical works, bindings, newspapers and posters. Well illustrated in black & white. 11" high X 7.5" wide, 139 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 005241
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 297.75 | £UK 272 | JP¥ 38219]
Keywords: Universal Exhibition of 1900, Exposition International 1900 European History

 
Players of the Day
London, George Newnes Limited. 1900. Hard Cover. This album has 48 color plates tipped onto heavy card stock, showing some of the most well-known actors and actresses of the day. These are all hand- colored photos, showing for example Sarah Bernhardt in "Iseyl" (Isolde), or Ellen Terry in "Henry VIII". This copy is bound in a pebbly dark green cloth, with gilt title on the spine. It is soiled, and has several strips of old clear tape on the spine. (It stopped the split that was starting from spreading, but has taken on a rusty look). Inside all the plates are fine, but the white pages facing each plate, that carry the biographical text and curriculum vitae have mostly all picked up some foxing. Large folio, 14" high X 11" wide. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 003263
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 149 | £UK 136 | JP¥ 19109]
Keywords: London Theater, Madame Rejane, Edward Terry, Connie Ediss, Herbert Waring, Madame Jane Hading, William Gillette, Ellen Terry, Sarah Bernhardt, Mrs.Cecil Raleigh, Maud Jeffries, Herbert Beerbohm Tree

 
Porcelaine de Paris
Paris, L'Agence Exco. 1920, Limited/Numbered. Soft Cover. This is an almost very good spiral bound soft cover with embossed title and gold border on cover. Good condition, light toning to cover, sketch in pen of three figures on back cover. 4 pages of text in French, 32 color plates. This is a trade catalogue for the company Porcelaine de Paris founded by Jean Baptiste Locre in the 18th century. No date, ca. 1920. The address for the company is: 12 rue Pierre-Levee, Paris. Color plates illustrate various styles: Sevres, Lowestoft, Chantilly, figurines in the style of Capo di Monte. 7" high X 10" wide, 4 text pages + 32 color plates. Good.
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Book number: 001681
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 81 | £UK 74 | JP¥ 10374]
Keywords: Paris Porcelain, Porcelaine de Paris, French Trade Catalogues

 
GALERIE 1900-2000
Retro Sport 1850-1940
Paris, Galerie 1900-2000. 1984. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear. Completely clean inside. Some toning and moisture staining to the bottom edge of the front and back covers and spine. It is faint, but there. No apparent bleed through to the inside. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Galerie 1900-2000, in Paris during October 19 to November 1, 1984. The auction contained paintings, sculptures, drawings, games, and other decorative arts works, all related to sports. Most of the lots are from the late 19th century through the 1920's. 467 lots in the sale. All illustrated in black & white, some color. Essay by Felix Marcilhac. Prices realized list laid in. 12" high X 9" wide, 92 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 007531
USD 9.95 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1087]
Keywords: Felix Marcilhac, Galerie 1900-2000, Sport in Art Graphic Design and Typography

 
Revista de la Universidad de Mexico Volumen XXII, Numero 11/ Julio 1968
Mexico City, UNAM. 1968. Original Wraps. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear. Completely clean inside, outside covers light even toning. Text in Spanish. 8 page article by William Spratling 'El Renacimiento de la Plata'. Also essay by Carey McWilliams on Mexicans in the US. Justino Fernandez on Leopoldo Mendez (2 illus. on back cover). The cover design is an abstract painting by Carlos Merida 'Las hechichers' (1956). Also essays by Jose Revueltas, Ernesto Mejia Sanchez, Jose Emilio Pacheco, Alfonso Soto Soria, Fernando Charry Lara, and Eliseo Diego. Illustrated in black & white + 3 cover color illustrations. 12" high X 9" wide, 31 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 009990
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2184]
Keywords: Revista de la Universidad de Mexico Periodicals

 
Royal Commission on Historical Monuments. Volume 2: London West
London, His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1925. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy with just light wear. Contains the material in the Royal Commission's survey of English antiquities and monuments that are in London. Very good condition, with the printed gray cloth covers toned but clean. Volume 2: London West (Excluding Westminster Abbey). This book is complete with the large folded map in the pocket in the inside rear cover present and in very nice condition. Color plate as frontispieces. Volume 2 has 235 black & white plates. Extensive index and glossary. 11" high X 9" wide, 194 text pages + plates. Very Good.
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Book number: 012128
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.75 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5460]
Keywords: Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, London Historical Monuments, English Historical Monuments

 
Royal Commission on Historical Monuments. London Volume 1: Westminster Abbey
London, His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1924. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy. Comprises the material in the Royal Commission's survey of English antiquities and monuments that are in London. Very good condition, with the printed gray cloth covers toned but clean. The spine tips are a bit worn. Volume 1 also has several photographs from magazines or newspapers tipped-in to the rear endpaper and inside rear cover. The text and plates of the volume are clean and free of marks. Very clean inside and out. The book is complete with the fold-out floor plan of Westminster Abbey present in Volume 1. Color plate as frontispiece. Volume 1 has 220 black & white plates. Extensive index and glossary. 11" high X 9" wide, 142 text pages + plates. Very Good.
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Book number: 004853
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.75 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5460]
Keywords: Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, London Historical Monuments, English Historical Monuments, Westminster Abbey

 
Textile Art 9
Japan, 1981. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy in the original illustrated wrappers with just light edge wear. Completely clean inside and out. Spine not creased, binding firm. Text entirely in Japanese. This periodical is devoted to the art of the kimono. Features the work of several artists. Hundreds of color photographs of kimonos. Also technical details and diagrams. (Original price sticker from the period $22.36 at New York Kinokuniya Bookstore.) 12" high X 9" wide,173 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 009074
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 30 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 3822]
Keywords: Textile Arts, Japanese Textile Magazines Textiles and Fashion Periodicals

 
To Archaiologiko Ergo Ste Makedonia Kai Thrake
Thessalonike, Greece, 1989. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy bound in navy blue cloth and with title label in white on the spine. Recently released from a major museum non-lending library (as a duplicate) and bearing one handstamp and a small tipped in note identifying it as a gift, to the title-page. A bookplate or slip has been removed from the inside front cover. Otherwise completely clean throughout, no other marks to text pages or illustrations. Text in Greek with English summaries. Original card covers bound in. The full title of this volume is: To Archaiologiko Ergo Ste Makedonia Kai Thrake 3, 1989. About 55 essays on different archeological matters pertaining to Macedonia and Thrace. Illustrated in black & white. 11" high X 8" wide, 641 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 008554
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 81 | £UK 74 | JP¥ 10374]
Catalogue: Ancient Art
Keywords: Greek Archeological Journals Periodicals

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