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    An Excellent Set of The Palace of Minos at Knossos - in the Exceedingly Rare Original Dust Jackets and Slipcases

    Sir Arthur Evans. 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. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1921-1935. First editions. Four quarto volumes bound in six (there was an Index volume released in 1936, but this set does not have it). Extensively illustrated. Publisher's full blue cloth, front board and spine decoratively stamped in gilt, dust jackets, slipcases for nearly all volumes (volume IV, in two parts, lacks slipcase). Jacket spines worn, with some chipping to volume I and volume IV, part 2. Some ink markings on the dust jacket and front free endpaper of volume I. Still, a bright, fine set, rare in dust jacket and slipcase. An excellent account of Sir Arthur Evans' extensive excavation of the ruins at Knossos.


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