Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Combat Sport in the Ancient World: Competition, Violence, and Culture

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. XVIII, 202pp. Original pictorial dust-jacket over orange cloth with gold lettering on spine. Illustrated title page. This remarkable work provides a comprehensive study of the practice of combat sports in the ancient civilizations of Greece, Rome, and the Near East. It is profusely illustrated with numerous b/w photographic reproductions. Moderate age wear on dust-jacket with some creasing at head of spine, and spine and edges slightly sunned. Some underlining and annotations in pen throughout. A very good reading copy. Dust-jacket in overall good- to good, binding in very good, interior in good condition. g. Item #32358

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