Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Letters from Sardis

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1972. Hardcover. 4to. 366pp. Sienna and beige cloth with gold lettering to cover and spine in original, pictorial dj. "The metropolis of Asia Minor, the Paris of the ancient world, Sardis was the place where the legendary Croesus ruled, where coinage was invented, and economy history revolutionized. The letters published in this book provide an informal account of fourteen years by a Harvard-Cornell team to retrieve evidence of the greatness of Lydian culture as well as the prehistoric Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine civilizations that preceded and followed the Lydian kingdom." Magnificently illustrated with 5 full-page color photographs and many b/w photographs, maps and plans throughout. In fine condition. vg. Item #14937

Price: $45.00

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