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Der Parthenonfries: Katalog und Untersuchung  

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Der Parthenonfries: Katalog und Untersuchung

Brommer, Frank

Mainz am Rhein

Verlag Philipp von Zabern



Two volumes. viii, [2], 292 pp; xv.  Volume I contains illustrations within the text, Volume II is comprised of 200 plates from photographs and drawings of the frieze. (4to) 31x23.4 cm (12½x10"), gray cloth lettered in gilt. First Edition. 

A German-language study of the most characteristic feature in the architecture and decoration of the Parthenon, the Ionic frieze running around the exterior walls of the cella, which is the inside structure of the temple. The bas-relief frieze was carved in situ; it is dated to 442 BC-438 BC.Ownership inscription on front free endpapers. 

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Light rubbing to spines; insides near fine.

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