1960 · London
by Cook, Robert M.
London: Methuen and Co. Ltd, 1960. Hardbound. VG- (Aging lightly.). Black cloth with gilt decoration on front cover, red title block with gilt letters on spine, orangish and illus. dust jacket in mylar cover. xxiii,(1), 391, (1) pp. 56 bw plates and 44 text figures. "A systematic and up-to-date account of Greek painted pottery from the Protogeometric to the Hellenic period and ... the first English handbook of its scale since 1905, when the modern study of vase-painting was just beginning. It treats the material by periods and, within each period, by schools, and references to more detailed studies and for conflicting opinions are given with comments in the bibliographies." (dj) A hearty book on this topic. (Inventory #: 105547)