Very good. 1974 Hardcover printed in Germany. No former owner's name or marks. Text is clean, binding is strong. No dustjacket. Light gray linen cover with red title box, gold lettering, red illustration. Many B & W and color illustrations. The light gray cover has some light stains. **NO International and NO Expedited shipping available for this large, heavy book/ set. **
VG-, cover slightly soiled. White wraps. Appx. 300+ pp. 265 color & bw plates. This catalogue accompanies an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sept. 17, 1975 to Mar. 1, 1976. The collection spans more than 6 millenia of visual art by artisans of many civilizations.
Near Fine. Size: 4to 11"-13" tall; Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Grey cloth covers, with burgundy lettering to spine and illustration to cover. Published by Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1974 and signed by the author of the text, warmly inscribed at Christmas-time. Gorgeously illustrated throughout, with English text on glossy pages. Unpaginated, but roughly 200 pp.
Fine. This is a fine cloth copy, with no wear at all. A well known collection of 265 works of art from all over the ancient world. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Copious notes by scholars such as: Dietrich von Bothmer, Ellen Davis, Susannah Doeringer, George M.A. Hanfman, Herbert Hoffmann, Prudence Oliver Harper, among others. 4to, 10" high X 9" wide. A beautiful copy.
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