Henry Beauchamp Walters, contributing editor.* Published by the British Museum, London, 1929. HB (printed boards with gilt-lettered grey cloth spine) 3rd revised edition. viii + 238 pages. Illustrated throughout with a frontispiece and 247 b&w photographs and excellent line drawings. 137 x 212mm. Covers inscriptions, coinage and commerce, drama, shipping, religion and superstition, athletics, gladiators and the arena, arms and armour, house and furniture, weights, dress, domestic arts, Trade, medicine and surgery, weights, measures and instruments, toys, games, music and dance, marriage, burial and practically everything else. First and last free endpapers foxed, name in ink of ffep and front hinge needs slight repair, otherwise a very good clean bright copy, much better condition than usual.
*The other authors are F H Marshall, Edgar J Forsdyke, A H Smith, and Messrs Hinks and Pryce.
Greco-Roman art - Greco-Roman Civilization
Roman Antiquities - Greek Antiquities - arms and armour - athletics and pugilism.