Catalogue Of The Byzantine And Early Mediaeval Antiquities In The Dumbarton Oaks Collection
Washington DC: The Dumbarton Oaks Center For Byzantine Studies, 1962, 1965 and 1972. First editions. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. Three quarto volumes bound in original blue cloth, lettered in gilt to the front panels and spines. Volume I focuses on Metalwork, Ceramics, Glass, Glyptics, and Painting. Volume II focuses on Jewelry, Enamels, and the Art of the Migration Period. All three volumes are virtually as new. One tipped in color plate in Volume I serves as a frontispiece. Many black and white photographic images in both volumes with a brief 8 page section of color plates in Volume II. Volume III is authored by Kurt Weitzmann and focuses on Ivories and Steatites. This volume has 8 pages of color plates. As fine a set as one could hope to find.