Lugano: Arti Grafiche Gaggini-Bizzozero, 1979-1996. First edition. Softcover. Small Quarto. This is a nonconsecutive run of 13 volumes the annual publication that includes vol. 8 (1979), vol. 10 (1981) & vols 15-25 (1986-1996). All are in their original printed illustrated glossy white wrappers with black lettering on covers and spines; printed on glossy paper.
The publication was started in 1972 by Ernesto Bernareggi, a numismatics professor at the state university of Milan a group of friends and colleagues. To this day it is considered an important European publication in the world of Greco-Roman coins and antiquities, and features scholarly articles by specialists and researchers in specific fields that also included the ancient Near East, North Africa and the Mediterranean. B&W photo illustrations throughout. Text mostly in Italian, with some English, French, German & Spanish.
Bindings in overall very good condition, with some minor age wear including some scratches to front and back of wraps as well as some minor bumping and scuffing to heads and tails of spines. Some minor creasing to some top and bottom edges of wraps. Vol. 25 with red stamp of previous owner, Marion True the former curator of antiquities at the J. Paul Getty Mueum, along top edge and front free endpaper. Interiors in overall very good contditon. vg. Item #40386