Bibliotheque Byzanties - Presses Universitaires de France
RARE. In-depth archaeological and historical research on the foundation and establishment of the Eastern Capital of the Roman Empire at Constantinople, prior to the collapse of the Western Empire. Includes a few B&W photographic plates of excavated ruins, and a few schematic illustrations of edifices. Otherwise almost entirely text. [ATTRIBUTES:] 238x190 mm. 578 pages. Grayish-blue softcover with Byzantine eagle on front. [CONDITION:] Cover slightly dirty and slightly rubbed, consistent with soft cover. Top edge of paper block age-stained - seen only from outside. Very mild foxing on a few pages inside. [Summary:] Aside from very mild outer wear, a clean and solid copy for its age in GOOD CONDITION.