The Palace of Minos: A Comparative Account of the Successive Stages of the Early Cretan Civilization as Illustrated by the Discoveries at Knossos.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1921
Description: Volumes 1 -3 only, bound in 4 parts. Thousands of in-text illustrations, plans & tables, some folding. Frontispiece and many other plates, some in color, in each volume. Short thick 4to, original gilt-decorated blue cloth, t.e.g. London: Macmillan, 1921, 1928, 1930. First editions. A near fine set, just barely worn at spine ends.
Comments: Lacking Volume IV and Index, which were published later in 1935. Each volume is complete in itself. Volume I: The Neolithic and Early and Middle Minoan Ages. Volume II, Part I: Fresh Lights on Origins and External Relations: The Restoration in Town and Palace After Seismic Catastrophe... Volume II, Part II: Town-houses in Knossos of the New Era and Restored West Palace Section, with its State Approach. Volume III: The Great Transitional Age in the Northern and Eastern Sections of the Palace... Minoan Art and the Evidences of an Advanced Religion.Edition: First
Condition: near fine
Book ID: 252754