Good. B0007DL1IA Former owner name on fly page. Original box a bit tattered at edges and label. Binding solid, pages crisp and clean, no other markings found. Dust jacket bright and shiny with light lifting of laminate, light scuffs and dents. Extremities lightly bumped with minimal tip wear. No international or expedited shipping, oversize.
VG (Previous owner's name written inside front cover; someone put transparent adhesive protection on dj and did not do a terrific job, as it has wrinkles; book is otherwise nice and clean. ) Red cloth over boards, gilt letters on spine, gilt decoration on front cover, gold and black and illus. dust jacket, 394 pp.; 419 figures, mostly bw but a few color; held in original tan cardboard box/slipcase with paper title block on spine. The first volume in the "The Arts of Mankind" series by Andre Malraux. Covers art from the years 5000 BC to 1155 BC, including artwork of the Ur, Magash and Mari, the Sargon and Akkadian Empire, the Guti, the Amorites, the Kassites and Elamites, and more. Well illustrated. Includes a glossary of terms.
Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. Very light browning to endpaper. Else book is fine. DJ laminate is lifting in places. Chipping and small tears to DJ.; The Arts of Mankind; 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall; 391 pages.
Very good(+) Translated by Stuart Gilbert and James Emmons. With over 557 illustrations, 62 in color, some folding, some maps. 397 pages, 4to, red cloth (foot of spine rubbed and one bump to top edge of back cover, very nice over all) New York: Golden Press, (1961). A very good(+) copy. Arts of Mankind series, volume 1.
Very Good. First American edition. Quarto. Illustrated with fine black & white and color gravure plates, charts and maps. Translated by Stuart Gilbert and James Emmons. Moderate staining to the spine, very good, without dustwrapper. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with an estate label designed by their son, Jonathan Shahn.
Very Good in Good+ jacket. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall Heavily illustrated. The dustjacket is beginning to delaminate along the front hinge but otherwise, overall, the book is in very good condition and the dj is in good+ condition. Oversize. Boxed.
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