Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto volume bound in blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine. Edited by The Committee on Publications The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection Trustees for Harvard University Washington, District of Columbia. This volume contains five essays: A. A. Vasiliev - Imperial Porphyry Sarcophagi in Constantinople; A. A. Vasiliev - The Monument of Porphyrius in the Hippodrome at Constantinople; Peter Charanis - The Monastic Properties and the State in the Byzantine Empire; Sister M. Monica Wagner. C.S.C.- A Chapter in Byzantine Epistolography - The Letters of Theodoret of Cyprus; Milton V. Anastos - Pletho's Calendar and Liturgy. A very clean, bright and solid copy. Illustrated.