Title The Athenian Agora, Volume IV, Greek Lamps and Their Survivals
Book Condition Very Good Minus
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A. The American School of Classical studies at Athens 1958
Seller ID 007586
Results of Excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Printed and presumed bound in the USA. Wedgwood blue cloth binding, with gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. 12 x 9 inches. Unbumped spine head and gently bumped tail, with very gently bumped upper corners. The spine is very sunned, as are small parts of the boards.Text block firmly bound in. With ix and 252 numbered pages, and followed by 56 full-page B&W plates and a pull-out Chronological Distribution of Types. Previous owner name in a very neat ink hand to the upper corner of the front FEP. A few faint pencils erasures to the rear FEP. Else an exceptionally clean copy, and rather tight. Very gently read. No dust jacket [as issued?]. A Very Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. Courtesy of the University of Chicago Press: "This is the definitive publication of Greek lamps found in the excavation of the Athenian agora, including the early Roman products that are in some sense survivals of Greek types, but no other Roman lamps of the period following Sulla. Of over 2000 lamps discovered within these limitations, 834 are catalogued in this publication (and 35 signed bases)."