Quebec: Les Presses de L'Universite Laval, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. g+ to near fine. Large quarto. (xviii) 476pp. & (xii) 73 plates (2). Blue cloth boards, with gilt lettering and gilt stamped publisher's device on front covers. Gilt lettering on spines. Vol. 1 is the text volume and vol.2 contains the plates. This work is a comprehensive study of ancient Etruscan and Apulian gutti and askoi ceramics. The publication covers a wide rage of topics including including the cultural history, methods and locations of discovery, manufacturing technique, and uses. The detailed catalogues and charts included, correspond to the plates in vol.2 featuring high quality b&w photo reproductions of the items mentioned. The back of vol.2 features maps of the area and locations mentioned. Text in French. Bindings with some water stains and rubbing to the covers, corners and edges of vol.1, and some smudging and scratching to the covers of vol.2. Bindings in overall good+, interiors in near fine condition. (Inventory #: 40902)
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