Editorial Plus-Ultra, 1947, Hardcover (Quarter Leather), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
ALMAGRO, MARTIN, and GARCIA BELLIDO, Antonio. Volumen Primero of Ars Hispaniae, Historia Universal del Arte Hispanico, Madrid: Editorial Plus-Ultra, 1947. Quarto, first edition, pp. 371, maroon cloth boards quarter-bound in brown morocco with gilt lettering and rules to spine, embossed decoration including a bust on the front inside a gilt frame, gilt lettering to front and back, top edge tinted maroon, bookseller ticket on front pastedown, illustrated with rotogravures. Covers the earliest art of Iberia, including paleolithic, Greek, Carthaginian and Celtic, with stone ruins that resemble the work at Stonehenge in England. Arntzen & Rainwater, I438, on the 22-volume series of which this book is a part: "Well illustrated. Each volume has a detailed bibliography and indexes by subjects, places, and persons." Condition of this book: Near fine with minor rubbing to spine. Size: Quarto. One volume of the 22-volume set. Text is in Spanish. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Spain; Ancient (BC); Spanish Language; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53479.