First printing of the first edition. Brown buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unrubbed and exceptionally clean. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 10.25 x 8.25 inches. With xxvi and 405 numbered pages of text, followed by 187 B&W plates, including archival photos of Hellenistic sculpture. Many of the plates are full-page The plates on coated stock. Also present are figures and line drawings within the text pages. Previous owner name and date in very neat and small ink hand to the top corner of the front FEP. Else immensely clean internally. The pictorial dust jacket is unclipped and has minor wear at the head, tail and corners. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good Plus DJ.