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Antiquites Nationales: Description Raisonnee du Musee de Saint-Germain-En-Laye Bronzes Figures de la Gaul

Reinach, Salomon

Published by Firmin-Didot et cie, Paris, 1956
Condition: vg Soft cover

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8vo. xv. 384 pp. In French. Beautiful heliogravure frontispiece of the statue "Le Jupiter D'Evereux" with tissue protector as well as 600 illustrations and photographs of French Gaul sculpture from the Roman period. Red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Condition of book: Fine. Almost each page in this work has an evocative illustration of sculptures dating to antiquity and earlier, consisting of the complete collection of sculpture at the from the National Museum Antiquities at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, a Parisian suburb. Salomo Reinach, the author, was born at St Germain en Laye, where the collection portrayed was held. An important archaeologist, who made groundbreaking discoveries at Myrina, Cyme, Thasos, Imbros, Lesbos, Carthage and Odessa. He obtained an appointment at the National Museum of Antiquities at Saint-Germain-en-Laye and was joint editor of the Revue archeologique, to name just a few of his accomplishments. Bookseller Inventory # 17744

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Title: Antiquites Nationales: Description Raisonnee...

Publisher: Firmin-Didot et cie, Paris

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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