Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Art of the Ancient Near East

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1980. First American edition. Hardcover. Small Folio. 618pp. Original photo illustrated dust jacket over white cloth with pictorial paste-down color plate on front board and gilt lettering on spine. "The story of the ancient near east is told here in an art-historical framework: the movements of peoples, their technological inventions, economic advances, political triumphs, and cultural refinements are all reflected in the monumental art and architecture in which they vaunted their prowess (inside flap)." Profusely illustrated with 1,076 extraordinary illustrations, including 158 (many tipped-in) plates in full color, numerous b/w photographs, 115 ground plans and elevations, 41 line drawings, 6 reconstructions, and 1 map. Price sticker at rear of dj. DJ, binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #39551
ISBN: 0810906384

Price: $95.00

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