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Early Christianity and Greek Paideia.

by Werner Jaeger

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Cambridge, MA Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1961. Hardcover First Edition Thus [1961]; Second Printing [1965]. Good+ in Good DJ: shows indications of light use, but faint DAMPSTAINING at the bottom edge (doesn't invade the text block): heavy foxing to the top edge and much sparser to the other outside edges; else only very light wear to the extremities; the binding is square remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. A flawed copy, but one that is structurally sound and tighly bound. A handsome reading copy with a clean text. The DJ shows faint dampstaining at the bottom corner of the rear panel; a short, closed tear at the bottom of the front panel; some loss to chipping and rubbing and tears at the head and heel of the backstrip; the price has been clipped. Serviceable, but not much to look at. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.85 x 0.75 inches). ii, 154 pages.Blue cloth over boards with white titles at the backstrip and a gilt logo at the lower corner of the front panel. Language: English. Weight: 12 ounces. First Edition Thus [1961]; Second Printing [1965]. Hardback: Lacks DJ.


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