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Dictionary of Classical Antiquities.

by Oskar Seyffert

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New York, NY Meridian Books, 1956. Paperback First Edition Thus (1956); First Printing, so stated. First Edition Thus (1956); First Printing, so stated. Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: spine lean; light wear to extremities, but a small chip at the lower corner of the front panel; several hairline cracks to the backstrip; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers and outside edges of the text block. The binding, which is sewn, is secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy, showing moderate wear and several flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.45 x 1.5 inches). vi, 716 pages. Revised and Edited, with Additions by Henry Nettleship and J.E. Sandys. Liberally illustrated with duotone photographs, drawings, etc. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 11.7 ounces. Trade Paperback.


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