Title Oreficerie antiche dalle minoiche alle barbariche [Archaic Jewelry from the Minoan to the Barbarian]
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Jacket Condition Very Good Minus
Edition First Edition
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher Roma, Italia Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato 1955
Seller ID 006690
Prima stampa della prima edizione italiana, 1955. Stampato in Italia. Questa non è una edizione bilingue. Testo in italiano, non in inglese. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in Italian, not in English. Printed and bound in Italy. Ivory-colored buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Very gently bumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 11.5 x 8.75 inches. With 255 numbered pages of text and also with glossy, heavy stock pages containing Plates A to E, A being in color, and with 590 monochrome plates. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Gently read. With the simple ex libris book plate of Joel L. Malter to the front pastedown. Pictorial DJ is unclipped. DJ with small chip at spine head and large chip to rear wrapper. DJ protected by a clear Mylar over-wrapper. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good Minus DJ. From the library of Joel L. Malter, a famous numismatist and collector of archaeology books.