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The Land of Amber and Shale

By: Rostovtsev (1870-1952), Mikhail Ivanovich; R. Bobrova (translator), V. Talmi (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1970

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13529

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Usual library markings in book, pocket on FFEP, tape stains on boards ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 214 pages; This is an early book by the renowned classical historian and archaeologist Mikhail Rostovtsev (Rostovtzeff). He was an early proponent of the Russian Revolution but quickly became disenchanted by the actions of the Bolsheviks and fled to England and the US where he eventually taught the ancient history of Greece and Rome. He was quite knowledgeable about the area around the Baltic Sea and his name for the Baltic States... View more info