Publisher Berlin, Germany Verlag Walter de Gruyter & Co. 1944
Seller ID 007611
Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text in Deutsch, nicht in Englisch. Erste Ausgabe. 4to. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in German only, not in English. First edition. Printed and presumed bound in Germany. 12 x 9.25 inches. Medium blue buckram binding, and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Some faint spotting to the boards, minor. Overall a very clean binding. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. Textblock firmly bound in. With 63 numbered pages interspersed with 33 monochrome plates, all on lightly coated stock.A hint of pencil erasure at the top of the title page, very faint. A very neat and tiny ownership stamp in dark blue ink to the reverse side of the title page and also to the reverse of the final page. [Prof. A. Alföldi, Bern, Chutzenstrasse 60]. Else exceptionally clean internally. A Very Good Plus copy. Rare in any condition. Andreas Alföldi [1895-1981] was a professor at the University of Bern, Humanities Faculty. From Wikipedia: "[He] was a Hungarian historian, art historian, epigraphist, numismatist and archaeologist, specializing in the Late Antique period. He was one of the most productive 20th-century scholars of the ancient world and is considered one of the leading researchers of his time."