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Author Name    Macdonald, Colin F.

Title   KNOSSOS.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   Second Printing

Publisher   London Folio Society 2005

Illustrator   Reginald Piggott, maps.

Seller ID   29439

254 pp, 9 15/16" H. Bound in khaki-coloured full cloth, blocked with a design in black and gold by Nick Hardcastle, gold lettering on spine. Map endpapers, colour plates, b&w maps/plans, fold-out palace plan in pocket at rear. **No slipcase or dust jacket.** Contents: A Note on Chronology; A Note on the Plans; Introduction; Acknowledgements; The First Inhabitants; The Origins of the Minoan Age; The Beginnings of Public Architecture; The Foundation of a Palace; The Sources of Palace Civilization; Consolidation; A New Palace?; The West and South Approaches; The Heart of the Palace; The Northern Area; The Residential Quarter; A Remodelled Palace; The Mycenaean Era; The Bureau-cratic Palace; Epilogue; Select Bibliography; Index. Small bump at top corner of both boards, very light wrinkling at top of spine.

Architecture,  Archaeology,  Earthquake,  Ancient  Cities,  Bronze  Age,  Bronze,  Burials,  Central  Court,  Central  Palace  Sanctuary,  Corridors,  Crete,  Cult  Activity,  Cults,  Destruction,  Double  Axes,  Early  Keep,  Sir  Arthur  Evans,  Faience,  Rescos,  Goddesses,  Grand  Staircase,  Graves,  Great  East  Hall,  Hall  Of  Double  Axes,  Houses,  Acrobats,  Kairatos  River,  Knossian  Society,  Knossos,  Linear  A,  Linear  B,  Loomweights,  Lustral  Basins,  Magazines,  Mallia,  Masonry,  Ashlar,  Mason's  Marks,  Minoan,  Minoans,  Minos,  Monolithic  Pillar  Basement,  Mycenae,  Mosaiko,  Neolithic,  North  Entrance,  North  Pillar,  Northwest  Portico,  Obsidian,  Palaces,  Phaistos,  Phourni,  Pillar  Crypts,  Pithoi,  Pottery,  Queen's  Megaron,  Religion,  Residential  Quarter,  Rhyta,  Rock  Crystal,  Throne  Room,  Sealings,  Seals,  Shrines,  Signet  Rings,  South  Propylaeum,  Stepped  Porch,  Portico,  Temple  Repositories,  Thera,  Tholoi,  Toilette  Room,  Unexplored  Mansion,  Vat  Room,  West  Court,  West  Facade,  West  Magazines,  Bull  Frescos,  Zakros,  Mycenaean  Era. 

Price = 50.00 USD


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