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cover of Architectural glories of Temur's era // [Cyrillic titling also, in both Russian and Uzbek]

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Tashkent: Chief Editorial Office of Publishing and Printing Concern "Sharq, 1996. Hardcover. Not fully paginated: a substantial coffeetable book page-numbered through p.117 followed by nearly as many appended captioned color photos, ergo about 200p. total. The first eighty pages are entirely in Cyrillic and largely textual only, with floorplans and diagrams and scattered vignettes captioned in three languages; then… Read more
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cover of Climax of History, from Turbulence to Transformation

Climax of History, from Turbulence to Transformation

by Baker, Dorothy Gillam

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Published
1987
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$15.00

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Hawthorne NY: Ray Leonardo and Sons, Inc, 1987. Pamphlet. ii, 54p., illustrated with diagrams and tables that demonstrate conformities in the historical trajectory of (all?) recorded civilizations. Softbound in dark blue 9x6 inch stapled wraps, a near-fine copy with a tiny bump to tail corner and a "Review Copy" stamp impression inside. FYI, author's consideration of "turbulence" is more… Read more
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cover of The Emergence of the Classical Style in Greek Sculpture

The Emergence of the Classical Style in Greek Sculpture

by Neer, Richard

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Published
2010
ISBN
9780226570631
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$35.00

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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2010. Hardcover. xv, 262p., numerous b&w plates and vignettes, and a few images in colorphoto; hardbound in 11.5x8.5 inch black cloth boards lettered in silverfoil and enclosed in the dust jacket. An as-new copy, entirely sound, square, clean and unmarked.
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cover of Sostanze Odorose del Mondo Classico. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, servizio scienze sussidiarie dell'archeologia, Roma

Sostanze Odorose del Mondo Classico. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, servizio scienze sussidiarie dell'archeologia, Roma

by Donato, Giuseppe, M. Elisabetta Minardi Branca, [and] Antonia Rallo

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Published
1975
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$20.00

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Venezia: Erizzo, 1975. Paperback. 88p., index, illustrated with b&w exhibit photography plus two color photos (pink tablets in a brown box), softbound in glossy black and white pictorial wraps. Covers slightly rubbed, faint edgewear, a very good copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Laid in, find an errata slip and three of Donato's business cards, each slightly different in… Read more
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cover of Beyond Babylon - Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C.

Beyond Babylon - Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C.

by Aruz, Joan, Kim Benzel, and Jean M. Evans, editors

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Published
2008
ISBN
9781588392954
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$75.00

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New York / New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press, 2008. Hardcover. xxiii, 524p., a splendid large book hardbound in 12.5x9.5 inch blood-orange openweave cloth boards lettered gilt and enclosed in the strong dust jacket. Faintest signs of any handling or age, entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Some images are of objets d'art retrieved from… Read more
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cover of Hsin Hsin Ming, verses on the faith-mind by Sengtsan. Translated from the Chinese, with an introduction by Richard b. Clarke; illustrations by Gyoskusei Jikihara

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Amherst MA: White Pine Press, in cooperation with The Living Dharma Center, 1984. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, ten or twelve pages only, softbound in staple-fastened 7x4 inch decorated wraps. As new: a sound clean copy with no sign of handling, no ownerships or marks of any kind.
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cover of The Pivot of the Four Quarters: A Preliminary Enquiry into the Origins and Character of the Ancient Chinese City

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Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1971. Hardcover. xix, 602p., rubricated titlepage and other signs of excellent design effort (handsome endsheets &c), a substantial tome in 10x7 inch metallic-golden cloth boards and enclosed in the plain printed dust jacket. A very good copy indeed: entirely sound, clean and unmarked except for a touching holograph presentation by a Chinese scholar on occasion… Read more
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$45.00
cover of What Is Gnosticism

What Is Gnosticism

by King, Karen L.

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Published
2003
ISBN
9780674017627
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$12.00

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Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003. Paperback. xii, 343p., wraps, 6x9.25 inches, very good condition. Studies in Antiquity & Christianity.
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cover of Fyra Decennier med Dennis Wheatley en biografi & bibliografi av Iwan Hedman, Jan Alexandersson

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Strangnas, Sweden: Dast Forlag AB, 1973. Paperback. 192/3, texts divided between Swedish and English (not necessarily translated one to the other), numerous b&w period images, stills, ads scattered through, softbound in 8.5x6 inch decorated black wraps. Externally somewhat abraded along extremities but quite sound. internally clean and sound, and Inscribed and signed, a good to very good copy. Inscribed… Read more
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cover of The Frame of the Ancient Greek Maps. With a Discussion of the Discovery of the Sphericity of the Earth

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New York: American Geographical Society, 1937. Hardcover. x, 141p., two illustrations, a line map and a diagram, small hardbound in grey cloth boards with gilt titling on printed black spine and cover labels, 8x5 inches, cloth somewhat grimed with handling, gilt remains bright, hinges are gapped and cracklindg but are holding, no markings nor any soil within besides age-toning,… Read more
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cover of Zanzibar; the island metropolis of Eastern Africa

Zanzibar; the island metropolis of Eastern Africa

by Pearce, Major F. B.

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Published
1967
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$40.00

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New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc, 1967. Hardcover. xii+431p., frontisphoto, preface, footnotes, bibliography, index, b&w photos, maps including a large folding map at end, map in fine unmolested shape. Hardbound in 9x5.5 inch red cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. The book itself is as-new, the dj has faint offset color to spine panel. A rich… Read more
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cover of L'Asie Ancienne Centrale et Sud-Orientale d'apres Ptolemee. Avec 23 cartes en noir et 1 en couleur

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Paris: Payot, 1930. Hardcover. 426p., maps as called for, all fold out, all presswork clear, none damaged save for a half-inch tear at the stub of the color item stubbed-in at rear, this a really superb map with several onlay colors. Book, or this exemplar anyway, originated as a paperback and was hardbound (expertly) in Hong Kong by one… Read more
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cover of An Archaeology of Elmina; Africans and Europeans on the Gold Coast, 1400-1900

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Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001. Hardcover. x, 286p., illustrated with a great many vignette-size images, diagrammatic and historical, also tables and statistics. Hardbound in 10.5x7 inch brown cloth boards gilt and the glossy dust jacket. Fine copy in all respects: totally sound, clean and unmarked.
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cover of The Madaba Mosaic Map, With Introduction and Commentary by Michael Avi-Yonah

The Madaba Mosaic Map, With Introduction and Commentary by Michael Avi-Yonah

by Avi-Yonah, Michael lecturer in Byzantine Archaeology, the Hebrew University Jerusalem

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Published
1954
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$85.00

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Jerusalem: Published by the Israel Exploration Society, 1954. Hardcover. 79p., followed by ten color plates showing the surviving ten fragments fullpage, opposite a simplified diagram explaining each fragment. The reproductions are splendid and the diagrams ingenious. Hardbound item in 11.5x8.5 inch green cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. Book itself has a worn spine panel (spine… Read more
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cover of Reports on the Discovery of Peru - Translated and Edited, With Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham

Reports on the Discovery of Peru - Translated and Edited, With Notes and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham

by de Xeres, Francisco; Miguel de Astete; Hernando Pizarro, et alia, at the scene. Clements R. Markham, critical apparatus

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Published
1872
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$12.00

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Chur, Switzerland / London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1872. Paperback. xxii, 143p., softbound in 8x5 inch decorated wraps; texts photocopied from the Hakluyt original. Quite sound, clean and unmarked, a very good copy.
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cover of Manche and Peten; The Hazards of Itza Deceit and Barbarity. Translated by Charles P. Bowditch and Guillermo Rivera, With Additional Comments by Adela C. Breton. Edited and With Notes by Frank E. Comparato

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Culver City CA: Labyrinthos, 1984. Pamphlet. vi, 26p., illustrated with three facsimiles, two of which maps including a central double-spread , an aerial view dated to 1735. Softbound, a large pamphlet stapled into 11x8.5 inch yellow wraps, an unmolested copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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cover of Han tomb art of West China: a collection of first and second-century reliefs

Han tomb art of West China: a collection of first and second-century reliefs

by Rudolph, Richard C. in collaboration with Wen Yu

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Published
1951
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$20.00

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1951. Hardcover. vii+67p.+100 b&w plates, very good hardcover in an edgeworn dustjacket. The illustrations are made by rubbings on the stone reliefs which were then photographed.
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cover of Historic Cyprus - A Guide to its Towns and Villages, Monasteries and Castles. With six illustrations, seven plans and a folding map

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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1936. Hardcover. ix, 495p., first off, the "folded map" is lacking. Where it had been bound in, only a pressure mark remains (no stub, no other trace). An otherwise pleasant book to handle: black cloth boards lettered in blue, 7.5x5 inches, endsheets mildly toned, textblock foredge has a sprinkle of foxing, hinges good, no… Read more
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cover of China in European Maps: A Library Special Collection

China in European Maps: A Library Special Collection

by Chang, Min-min - compiler/editor

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Published
2003
ISBN
9789628640393
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$225.00

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Hong Kong: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library, 2003. Hardcover. vii, (203)p., profuse facsimiles in color or b&w (as called for), profuse annotation. Five scholarly essays accompany the map-lore. Hardbound, a 13x14.5 inch oblong, in openweave raw linen boards, offwhite with titling in black and chocolate brown. Nearly fine; the only flaw we see is scattered light… Read more
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cover of The Library of Philip Robinson; Part II, The Chinese Collection. Tuesday 22nd November 1988

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London: Sotheby's, 1988. Paperback. 193P., plus how-to order information, plus printed price list (folded for mailing), plus stapled xerox leaves reproducing Philip Robinson's printed article on certain Chinese/Jesuit maps. The usual Big Auction Cat with a great number of color plates and b&w facsimiles (two are folded, global views that open up beautifully). Catalog is paperbound, 10.7x8.2 inches, cover… Read more
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$30.00