THOSE MYSTERIOUS ETRUSCANS

By: Vaughan, Agnes Carr

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223pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain khaki-coloured boards undamaged. Textblock top-edge tinted, leaves clean and unmarked. Stylized, colour-art illustrated (Design: Michael Hoare), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, with trivial edgewear plus minor biopredation and sunning on foredge folds. In an area between the Tiber and Arno rivers in what is now modern central Italy, some 2500 years ago, lived a mysterious, but highly advanced civilization of people known as the Etruscans. It was unknown who they were or where they had come from (in recent years, genetics have identified modern Turkey). This book is a fascinating look at this anicent people who were expert craftsmen, artists, sculptors, metal-workers, painters and sailors . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Part 1/ The Golden Age. 2/ The Silver Age. 3/ The Bronze Age. 4/ The Iron Age. Index. Book weight approx. 480g.

Title: THOSE MYSTERIOUS ETRUSCANS

Author Name: Vaughan, Agnes Carr

Categories: History - General,

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1966

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013240

Keywords: History, Civilizations, Italy (History), Ethnography, Etruscans, Etruria, Tuscany, Ancient History, Vaughan, Agnes Carr