The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia: Volume I: The Buildings and Their Contents, Parts 1 (Text) and 2 (Illustrations)
1966·Princeton, New Jersey
by Blegen, Carl and Marion Rawson
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press for The University of Cincinnati, 1966. First. Hardcover. Both volumes VG, clean, crisp, bright and tight.. Both volumes: brown cloth, black title block with gilt letters on spine. Volume I, Part 1: xxx + 440 pp. with color frontis and folding key plan of The Palace of Nestor; Volume I, Part 2: xxviii + (200) with color frontis and 484 bw figures. Missing dust jackets. Heavy at 7 pounds and will require extra postage. Issued as a result of annual expeditions conducted by the University of Cincinnati from 1952-1964, unearthing Homer's Nestor palace "on the summit of the hill called Englianos, in the region north of the Bay of Navarino [in Greece]. From ruins that had lain buried for more than 3,000 years, a great complex of structures has emerged and fragments of tablets bearing the name Pylos.
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