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Byzantine Legacy

by Stewart, Cecil

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1959. First Edition / 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Small 4to. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 202 (2) pp, introductrion, I. En Route; II. Athens and Attica; III. Salonika; IV. Mount Athos; V. Constantinople; VI. Peloponnesus; VII. Southern Italy; VIII. Northern Italy, France and Home; Appendices: I. The Historical Background; II. The Architectural Background; III,. The Geographical Background; bibliography, index. Second Impression, 1959. "A study of Byzantine art and architecture, based on a journey in south-eastern Europe to Greece, Mount Athos, Turkey, Sicily and Italy. Originally published in 1947, this book is re-issued with its lavish b&w photographs, line drawings and coloured frontispiece." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. A very small chip to top and bottom edge spine dj with only the slightest additional edge wear to same, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with maroon motif against white background on front board, white lettering to spine, maroon top text block edge, and illustrated endpapers.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004883
  • Title: Byzantine Legacy
  • Author: Stewart, Cecil
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition / 2nd Printing
  • Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1959
  • Bookseller catalogs: ART HISTORY;


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