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Evans' excavations at Knossos  

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The Palace of Minos at Knossos. A Comparative Account of the Successive Stages of the Early Cretan Civilization as Illustrated by the Discoveries at Knossos

Evans, Sir Arthur


Macmillan and Company, Limited



3 volumes in 4 (of 4 volumes in 6), comprising: Vol. I, Vol. III, Vol. IV Part 1, Vol. IV Part 2. Profusely illustrated from photographs, drawings, maps, and other sources, some folding, some in color. (4to) 25x18 cm (9¾x7"), blue cloth stamped in gilt, jackets, slipcases. 

Important  account of Sir Arthur Evans' extensive excavation of the ruins at Knossos. This set lacking Vol. II, Parts 1 & 2.

Lot Amendments

Some wear to slipcases, a seam splitting; jacket of Vol. IV, Part 1 with spine stained; volumes fine, jackets very good or better.

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