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Said and Done, the Autobiography of an Archaeologist
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Said and Done, the Autobiography of an Archaeologist

By O.G.S. Crawford

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1955. First edition. Hardback. Very good/Very good. 537 8vo. The autobiography of someone described at the time as one of the best-known of modern British archaeologists. Some sample chapter titles: Excavations in the Sudan 1913-1914, Trenches and Maps 1914-1916, Bulgaria and Cyprus 1937, Brittany and the Aegean 1946-1954.-Green cloth-covered boards, yellow and black dustjacket, gilt titles to spine, illustrations from photographs, 316 pages . Book review left laid in. Condition notes: A little wear to the dustjacket, and just a little dust soiling to the top edges of the text block, otherwise in excellent condition.

$39.06

Caesar, The Conquest of Gaul

Middlesex UK: Penguin, 1951. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 285 . Red cloth-covered boards, 283 pages plus publisher's advertisements/catalogue. A scarce cased copy of this translation by S A Handford, in dust jacket. Condition notes: Dust jacket a little tired (spine darkened and edges rubbed/chipped) but sound. Book clean and tidy.

$19.53

A Commentary on Herodotus, in Two Volumes
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A Commentary on Herodotus, in Two Volumes

By W W How

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1912. First edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 1156 8vo. Volume 1 ( Books 1 - 4) paginated to xii then 1-446, Volume 2 ( Books 5 - 9) paginated to vii then 1-423; with Introduction and Appendices. Ex-library. Fold-out maps to both volumes (Volume I 4, Volume II 4). There are several essays on specific topics as Appendices. To avoid disappointment and possible returns, perhaps I should add that these volumes do NOT contain Herodotus's text. Condition notes: Library stamp (Magdalen College Oxford) to front and rear paste down of Volume I, which lacks front free end paper. Grubby remnants of library label to front paste down of Volume II, also lacking front free end paper. Boards rubbed and bumped. Binding firm, all maps as called for an in good condition; there is some foxing, almost entirely confined to the verso of the maps or to the margins. The map of Plataea has a tear to the margin, with no loss. A good reading set.

$52.08

Archaeology In The Ordnance Survey 1791 -1965

By C.W. Phillips

London: The Council For British Archaeology, 1980. 1. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 154 8vo. With a foreword by W S Grimes.62 pages plus Appendix (list of archaeological and historical maps published by the Ordnance Survey from1870-1978), and a Bibliography. Condition notes: A clean, sound copy with just a little sign of use to the covers. Neat contact information notes to title page (in pencil), otherwise unmarked.

$13.02

The Archaeology of William Henry Holmes

By David J. Meltzer

Washington, USA: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 1213 8vo. Selected papers of William Henry Holmes, edited and introduced by David J. Metzler and Robert C. Dunnell. Condition notes: Covers a little worn, external page edges grubby, internally clean and firm.

$20.83

Pericles
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Pericles

By Evelyn Abbott

New York: George Putnam's Sons, 1891. Hardback. No Jacket. 764 8vo. Prize binding, leather with marbled end papers and all page edges marbled, crest of Ruthin Grammar School in gilt to front board, gilt decoration to spine, prize label to front paste down to T.H.G Griffith, dated August 1891. Some of the illustrations (ruins of Athens etc) are re-drawn from photographs. Maps include two fold-out, one of Ancient Athens and one of Greece. Condition notes: Leather somewhat rubbed along edges and joints but overall sound, and a firm, clean, attractive copy.

$26.04

The Art of the Maya
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The Art of the Maya

By Henri Stierlin

London: Macmillan, 1981. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 1811 Folio. From the Olmecs to the Maya-Toltecs. A large format, well produced book, profusely illustrated with plans, diagrams and colour photographs. First edition in English, translated by Peter Graham. Condition notes: Dust jacket a little edge worn, book clean, sound and bright.

$19.53

Rome and the Enemy, Imperial Strategy in the Principate
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Rome and the Enemy, Imperial Strategy in the Principate

By Susan P. Mattern

Berkeley and Los Angeles, California: University of California Press, 1999. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 610 8vo. This book's subject matter is succinctly summarised by one of its reviewers: "How did the empire get to be so big? Why were the Romans forever fighting? How did they choose their targets? How did they expect to win? Why did they ever stop?". Condition notes: There is a little smudging to the rear of the dust jacket, otherwise book and jacket are bright, clean and sound; the book appears unread.

$15.62

The Northern Barbarians 100 BC-AD 300
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The Northern Barbarians 100 BC-AD 300

By Malcolm Todd

London: Hutchinson, 1975. First Edition. Hardback. Good/Fair. 417 8vo. A study that helps to change the image of the Germanic peoples as coming to destroy the western Roman Empire. Condition notes: Dust jacket ragged, pages show age-tanning, but clean, sound binding and unmarked other than previous owner's name to front free end paper.

$13.02

Antiquities of Westminster; The Old Palace; St Stephen's Chapel, (Now the House Of Commons) &c. &c.
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Antiquities of Westminster; The Old Palace; St Stephen's Chapel, (Now the House Of Commons) &c. &c.

By John Thomas Smith

London, 1807. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 2581 Folio. containing two hundred and forty-six engravings of topographical objects, of which one hundred and twenty-two no longer remain. This work contains copies of manuscripts which throw new and unexpected lights on the ancient history of the arts in England." This copy has tipped in to the front free end paper a note from (presumably) the original owner noting that the un-numbered copies of this first edition, which were to be sold at six guineas, had been completely destroyed in a fire which happened at the premises of Mr Bradley in Fleet Street- "the coloured plates all lost, the six years hard labour of Mr and Mrs Smith. The copper plates were saved. But it must be some years before another edition can be published.". A pencil note in the top margin of the 'stone plate' says "this is an engraving on stone by Mr Smith, which he showed me about six months ago in Newman Street." The copper plate version of this follows the lithograph. Binding quarter leather, marbled paper over boards. The plates present match the list of plates at the end. Fourteen of the plates have been coloured (two in monochrome). Condition notes: Boards rubbed, worn but sound. Some age discolouration here and there inside and grubbiness especially to verso of the plates, but overall a tight, sound, clean copy. Contents: half title, title, dedication, advertisement (two pages, comprising a rehearsal by John Smith of his argument with Mr Hawkins, who had been the intended author of the accompanying text), Preface [i-xv], then 1-272 the text and plates, then list of plates, then list of subscribers (pages 273 227).

$748.59

Ebla, an Archaeological Enigma
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Ebla, an Archaeological Enigma

By Chaim Bermant

Book Club Associates, 1978. Hardback. Very Good/Fair. 479 8vo. Co-author Michael Weitzman. With 16 pages of photographs, notes to each chapter and including an irresistible chapter on the interpetation of cuneiform. The story of the identification and excavation of the site in northern Syria, and the deciphering of the 20,000 cuneiform tablets found there. Condition notes: Dust jacket torn, book sound and clean.

$9.76

Die Hellenistisch-Römische Kultur
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Die Hellenistisch-Römische Kultur

By F. Baumgarten

Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1913. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 1661 4to. With 440 illustrations in the run of the text, 6 tables, 4 maps (some fold -out) and plans. Co-authors Franz Poland and Richard Wagner. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles and decoration. Coloured frontis of two of the Fayum portraits. Condition notes: Boards a little bumped, with some rubbing along the edges and to spine. Plans, maps etc in good, clean condition.

$26.04

Coastal Demes of Attika, a Study of the Policy of Kleisthenes
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Coastal Demes of Attika, a Study of the Policy of Kleisthenes

By C.W.J. Eliot

University of Toronto Press, 1962. First Edition. Hardback. Good/Good. 464 8vo. Journal of the Classical Association of Canada Supplementary Volume V. 158 pages plus Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with sketch maps and plans. Condition notes: Some bumping and fading to boards, internally clean and bright, with firm binding. Gift inscription to front free end paper. Dust jacket faded, rubbed at folds and with some grubbiness; edges rolled.

$65.10

Archaeologica Cantiana Volume XXXIII (Transactions of the Kent Archaeological Society)
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Archaeologica Cantiana Volume XXXIII (Transactions of the Kent Archaeological Society)

London, 1918. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 563 8vo. Includes several coloured plans of churches. Much faded blue blind-stamped cloth-covered boards, gilt decoration and titles. Condition notes: Externally, boards very faded but only a little knocked and rubbed. Binding firm. Previous owenr's bookplate to front paste down.

$19.53

Archaeologica Cantiana Volume VII (Transactions of the Kent Archaeological Society)
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Archaeologica Cantiana Volume VII (Transactions of the Kent Archaeological Society)

London, 1868. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 973 4to. Many illustrations, plans etc, (some coloured) including a large fold out plan which is a tracing of 'Norman drawings of the Priory of Christ-Church Canterbury, with its system of waterworks made ca 1165 and subsequently inserted into the Great Psalter of Eadwin'. Dark blue blind-stamped cloth-covered boards, gilt decoration and titles. Condition notes: Externally, boards very knocked and rubbed. Binding firm, contents clean and intact, although the plan mentioned above has been reinforced. Rather untidily-trimmed page edges are inevitably soiled. Bookplate of Henry J. Burford Hancock to front paste down.

$26.04

The Grecian History, from the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great, Volume 1
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The Grecian History, from the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great, Volume 1

By Oliver Goldsmith

London: G. And J. Robinson et al, 1805. Hardback. Poor/No Jacket. 491 8vo. A new edition. What remains of the binding is calf. Condition notes: Top board detached. Rear board missing. Spine intact but very rubbed. Rear free end paper detached but text block otherwise intact and firm, with age-tanned but clean pages. If you are trying to match an odd volume do please enquire for details of measurements etc- I'd much sooner this went to a binder than a skip!

$13.02

Ancient Egypt
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Ancient Egypt

By David P Silverman

London: Piatkus, 1997. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 1317 4to. A series of essays, illustrated with photographs, maps and charts. Edited by David Silverman but with each chapter written by a scholar specialising in the period or topic on which they write. Condition notes: Some soiling and bumping to dust jacket (unclipped). Book clean, bright and sound but with a little wear to bottom edges of the boards. Overall, a bright, attractive copy.

$19.53

Géographie de Virgile, par Helliez; augmentée de la Géographie d'Horace; Ou notice des lieux dont il est parlé dans les ouvrages de ces Poëtes. Nouvelle Edition, Enrichie de quatre cartes géographiques par J.G. Masselin
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Géographie de Virgile, par Helliez; augmentée de la Géographie d'Horace; Ou notice des lieux dont il est parlé dans les ouvrages de ces Poëtes. Nouvelle Edition, Enrichie de quatre cartes géographiques par J.G. Masselin

By M. Helliez

Paris, 1820. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 272 12mo. With four fold-out maps, borders coloured. Leather, marbled page edges, marbled end papers. Prize inscription in ink to verso of front free end paper, dated 1824. Condition notes: Leather rubbed, otherwise binding attractive and sound. End papers faded. Maps clean, sound and bright.

$97.64

Geographie de Virgile, ou Notice des Lieux dont il est parlé dans les Ouvrages de ce Poëte, accompagnée d'Une Carte Géographique
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Geographie de Virgile, ou Notice des Lieux dont il est parlé dans les Ouvrages de ce Poëte, accompagnée d'Une Carte Géographique

By M. Helliez

Paris, 1771. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 252 12mo. Leather, 5 raised bands, marbled page edges,marbled end papers. Ownership stamp, not recent, to title page. I can find no sign of the map mentioned in the title Condition notes: Lacks map. Leather rubbed,otherwise binding attractive and sound. End papers faded.

$52.08

Manuel d'Archéologie Française depuis les Temps Mérovingiens jusqu'à la Renaissance, Première Partie: Architecture
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Manuel d'Archéologie Française depuis les Temps Mérovingiens jusqu'à la Renaissance, Première Partie: Architecture

By Camille Enlart

Paris: Alphonse Picard et Fils, 1904. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 3382 8vo. Two volumes, 1902 and 1904, I Architecture Réligieuse, II Architecture Civile et Militaire. Quarter leather, red marbled boards, marbled end papers. Many illustrations- line drawings, plans and photographs. Volume 2 has a gift note, on headed paper from the Institut de France Académie de Beaux Arts, dated 6 X 1903, bound or tipped in (rather hard to tell) after the front free end paper. Condition notes: Leather and boards rather rubbed and bumped, age tanning to paper, occasional faint pencil notes to margins. Volume 1 has boards and spine detached (in one piece), otherwise all sound and firm. A handsome set.

$78.11

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