Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 4to ; 318 pages
Publisher: New York: The John Day Company, c1961.
An allluring first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with minor page edge soiling in a price-clipped Very Good- dust-jacket with some soiling, and chipping and tearing around the edges. A previous owner's signature dated March 1985 is written on the half-title page.
In this work, the major archaeological excavations and discoveries between 1945 and 1959 have been described. Though he covers a great deal of ground, Bacon seeks to present this information in an entertaining fashion.