Samothrace: The Rotunda of Arsinoe, Princeton University Press, 1992, HC, Very Good

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Lehmann, Karl & Phyllis Williams Lehmann (Eds.). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992.
English and French, Edition, Very Good, HC, Folio, 9 ¼” x 12 ¼,” 444 pp.
ISBN: 0691099170

Red cloth over boards, gilt stamped titling to front and spine, white endpapers and pastedowns, inside publisher’s cream dust jacket with weathered print, red and black text to front, black and tan text to spine, black text to inside gate flaps, includes page insert at front “Samothrace 7: The Rotunda of Arsinoe.” Mild soiling to bottom edge of pages near fore edge, 1” scratch to front, very minor edgewear, very minor shelfwear to front and back, otherwise clean throughout, tightly bound, and excellent. In a Good dust jacket now protected in a Mylar Sleeve. 1” in diameter oil stain to front, red soiling near spine, mild shelfwear to front, back, and spine, ¼” tear to bottom edge of front, ¾” blue marker to spine, mild creasing to spine, very mild edgewear, otherwise excellent. 444 pp. Replete with black-and-white images. The Rotunda of Arsinoe is Volume 7 of the Samothrace series, excavations conducted by the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Text by James R. Mccredi, Georges Roux, Stuart M. Shaw, and John Kurtich with contributions by Phyllis Williams Lehmann, et al. Some texts are written in French. NYU’s archaeological team led by Karl Lehmann uncovered the Rotunda of Arsinoe in 1939, 1948, and 1949 (from Editor’s Preface). The structure was “dedicated by Queen Arsinoe II for cult purposes early in the third century B.C.” (from the dust jacket). This incredibly thorough text describes the structure’s construction, style, and rich history. The authors have cataloged the extensive finds from the excavation, including ceramics and coins (from the contents).