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The Chinese Exhibition: The Exhibition of Archaeological Finds of The People's Republic of China

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C. and Kansas City, MO, National Gallery of Art / Nelson Gallery - Atkins Museum: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005426

Condition: Very Good


385 catalogued lots, illus. w/ color plates, b&w photos. Moderate wear to corners, with some creasing, rubbed edges. Acceptable reference copy, with square, uncreased binding. View more info

Village Planning in the Primitive World [Planning and Cities]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037801

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Minor shelf wear to dust jacket. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. View more info

The Roman Empresses; or, The History of the Lives and Secret Intrigues of the Wives of the Twelve Caesars, with Historical and Critical Notes [Vol. I + II, Complete]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, H. S. Nichols: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042086

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in violet cloth, lettered and with front cover device in gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. Light shelf wear, spine panels sunned. Firm bindings, clean interiors. xiv,524 + vi,600 pp. View more info

Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World 3000 BC - 500 AD: Equipment, Combat Skills, and Tactics

By: Anglim, Simon; Jestice, Phyllis G.; Rice, Rob S.; Rusch, Scott M.; Serrati, John

Price: $34.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 029100

ISBN: 0312309325

Condition: Fine


Color laminated boards. As issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued, now in archival mylar. 256 pp., illus. View more info

The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter

By: Arbiter, Petronius; Ernest Dowson (transl.?)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1929

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031644

Condition: VG+


Burgundy buckram, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Minor rubbing to spine extremities, slight binding lean. Light silverfishing to top corner only of first several leaves. 236 pp. View more info

Furniture in the Ancient World: Origin and Evolution 3100-475 B.C.

By: Baker, Hollis S.; Sir Gordon Russell (intro.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Giniger-Macmillan Co.: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037724

Condition: VG+


Light blue cloth. Lightly rubbed extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. Color pictorial dust jacket has been laminated in a sort of PVC coating that has been glued along the flap edges to the front and rear pastedowns, with flap edges somewhat toned. 351 pp., 474 illus. Very little actual wear to binding or DJ. Former owner's book plate mounted on blank verso of front flyleaf. View more info

Romans and Aliens

By: Balsdon, J. P. V. D.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press: 1979

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 009817

ISBN: 0807813834

Condition: Near Fine


x,310 pp. Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Light dampstaining along top edges of cloth, not affecting text block. Front cover very slightly warped. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear. View more info

The Cyclades in the Bronze Age

By: Barber, R. L. N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029466

ISBN: 0877451680

Condition: Near Fine


Dark brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight wear, a hint of exposure at bottom rear corner, otherwise virtually as issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, slightly sunned spine panel, now in mylar. xviii,283 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. View more info

Archaeology and the Bible

By: Barton, George A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday-School Union: 1941

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: GR232

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, front cover pastedown illus. 2nd ptg. of 7th edition. xxxvi,607 pp., 138 plates (several 3-color) at rear. Exceptionally clean and intact copy, showing only slight shelf wear. Former owner address stamp and signature on front flyleaf, else clean interior. View more info

Abendlandische Kunst

By: Bauch, Kurt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Germany, Verlag L. Schwann: 1952

Seller ID: 036025

Condition: Near Fine


Original natural linen, lettered in brown. Text block edges slightly toned by age, gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise nearly as issued. Firm binding. 340 pp., 266 b&w illus. Text in German. Scarce. View more info

Bamboula at Kourion: The Necropolis and the Finds - Excavated by J. F. Daniel

By: Benson, J. L., w/ Edith Porada and J. Lawrence Angel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035449

ISBN: 0812276353

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Dust jacket shows light wear along edges with a few tiny chips and minor loss at bottom front corner. xvi,173 pp. + 74 full page b&w plates at rear. View more info

A Time of Gods: A Photographer in the Wake of Odysseus

By: Beny, Roloff

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, A Studio Book/Viking Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035788

Condition: Near Fine


Black and white pictorial cloth. Mere hints of rubbing at corners and spine extremities, essentially as issued. Former owner's signature on muse invocation leaf preceding first frontis. Slight age toning along text block edges through most of interior (typical of this issue). 272 pp., illus. w/ 148 photogravure plates, some tipped in. Occasional one-word identifying captions in ink on a plate corner or mount scattered through interior, otherwise unmarked. Dust jack... View more info

Roman Africa: Archaeological Walks in Algeria and Tunis

By: Boissier, Gaston; Arabella Ward (transl.)

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: 021529

Condition: Very Good


Unclear whether 1st edition or early reprint, copyrighted 1898, this copy printed 1899 (lower title), with no additional printings indicated. Ex-library, rebound in light brown buckram, lettered in gilt. Typically marked/stamped, little actual wear. Perforation stamp to title page. xv,344 pp., illus. w/ (4) maps/plans, all intact/unmarked, one chipped along fore-edge. More than acceptable reading/reference copy. View more info

Egyptian Ideas of the Afterlife

By: Budge, E. A. Wallis

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1995

Seller ID: 020291

ISBN: 0486284646

Condition: Near Fine


208 pp., illus. Light shelf wear. View more info

Babylonian Life and History [Second Edition]

By: Budge, Sir E. A. Wallis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1925

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: GR153

Condition: VG+


Stated Second Edition (Revised), 1st ptg. thus: Sept. 1925, following 4 printings of the first edition 1884-96. Blue cloth, illustrated and lettered on front panel in gilt, gilt lettering on spine panel. xxi,296 pp., w/ 11 plates, 22 illus. in text. Moderately sunned spine panel, otherwise quite presentable, with only slight shelf wear, corners a trifle bumped, clean interior, firm binding, and occasional fore-edge raggedness. Former owner signature on half-title. Solid ... View more info

Alexander the Great: A Bibliography

By: Burich, Nancy J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Kent, OH, Kent State University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021007

ISBN: 0873381033

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, lettered in green. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, virtually without wear. xxiii,153 pp. View more info

Continental Drama: Calderon - Corneille - Racine - Moliere - Lessing - Schiller [Harvard Classics - Easton Press Millennium Edition]

By: Calderon, Corneille, Racine, Moliere, Lessing, and Schiller

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1994

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 022039

Condition: Fine


Dark red full leather, 5 raised binding bands; bordered, lettered, and with front and rear cover devices in gilt, silk page marker, silk endpapers, dentelled edges, all text block edges in gilt. As issued. Millennium Edition, one volume in the Easton Press re-issue of the Harvard Classics on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of its original publication. View more info

The Greek Fathers [Our Debt to Greece and Rome Series]

By: Campbell, James Marshall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022581

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, bordered in blind, lattered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit dulled by age, otherwise only slight shelf wear. ix,167,[6] pp. Clean interior, firm binding. View more info

Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics [Sather Classical Lectures Vol. 20]

By: Carpenter, Rhys

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, University of California Press: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041652

ISBN: B014GG8LB8

Condition: Very Good


Light green cloth, lettered in gilt. Stated 2nd ptg.: 1956. Cloth rubbed along joints and spine panel, lightly rubbed along fore-edges, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. [vii]1,98 pp. Text portions of dust jacket have been taped to rear fixed endsheet, DJ otherwise lacking. View more info

The Symbol of the Beast: The Animal-Style Art of Eurasia

By: Carter, Dagny

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Co.: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039238

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, lettered in gilt. ix,204 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Light shelf wear, mild toning to endpapers. Light stain midway along text block fore-edge and bleeding into margin of early leaves, through p. viii. Pictorial dust jacket rubbed along edges with several short closed tears, small chips, creasing, modest loss at head of spine, some surface rubbing, now in mylar. View more info

The Pleroma: An Essay on the Origin of Christianity

By: Carus, Dr. Paul

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Open Court Publishing Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR044

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Lightly rubbed corners and extremities. A bit of of shelf wear, cloth slightly puckered along bottom front edge. vi,[iii],163 pp. Matching dates. View more info

Experience with the Supernatural in Early Christian Times

By: Case, Shirley Jackson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GR110

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, blind stamped, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Light shelf wear, slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Former owner address inscription on front flyleaf. Contents slightly toned. vii,341 pp. View more info

Old Stone Age [Art and Nature: A Series]

By: Celebonovic, Stevan, with Geoffrey Grigson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library:

Seller ID: 013198

Condition: VG+


Salmon cloth, modestly rubbed along edges and extremities. 96 pp., 72 b&w plates. No statement of edition or printing. Dust jacket shows rubbed edges with several short closed tears and some chipping evident at corners and spine extremities, now in mylar. View more info

Lineare B: L'enigma della scrittura micenea

By: Chadwick, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Torino, Italy, Giulio Einaudi editore: 1959

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022854

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth, lettered in black. Mild binding lean, otherwise only slight shelf wear. xiii,230,[12] pp., with figures and tables, including folding. Text in Italian. View more info

Babylon

By: Champdor, Albert; Elsa Coult (transl.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and New York, Elek Books/G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043743

ISBN: B0000CK5Z0

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Text block edges a bit dulled by age, former owner's signature/date inked along top edge of front flyleaf, otherwise essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket is slightly chipped at head of spine and shows small chip along top rear edge, now in mylar. 184 pp., b&w plates, tipped-in color plates, endpaper maps. View more info