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b1520. The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks

by Richter, Gisela M. A.

1929. New Haven: Yale University Press. Folio, cloth. 242 pages, plus 767 illustrations on unpaginated plates throughout. Designed by Carl Purington Rollins and printed in a limited edition of 500 copies. Covers soiled, with extremities lightly worn, but still a very good copy. First Edition. Gisela A.M. Richter was curator of the Department of Classical Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the early 1950's she became the first woman, other than a head of state, to receive from the University Oxford the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa, in recognition of the collections and publications, of which this is one, at the Metropolitan Museum.


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