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Prehistoric India to 1000 B.C.

by Piggott, Stuart

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Published
1962
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Fine
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London: Cassell, 1962. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. The Belle Sauvage Library. Full blue-grey cloth. 295 pp. [8] B&W plates, plus 32 B&W illustrations in-text. A few very small spots of staining to rear board. Dust jacket is price clipped. This book was the first to review the archaeology of prehistoric India in relation to that of Western… Read more
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Hittite Art, 2300 - 750 B.C.

by Vieyra, Maurice

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Published
1955
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Fine
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London: Alec Tiranti Ltd, 1955. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 12mo. Full black cloth, white lettering to spine. B&W map frontis. vi, 92 pp., [104] pp. B&W plates, 122 reproductions in total. Addenda and Corrigenda tipped-in to Contents page. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar to front pastedown. Ink notations to head of rear pastedown. Dust jacket lightly worn to extremities,… Read more
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Delphi: The Oracle and Its Role in The Political and Social Life of the Ancient Greeks

by Konstantinou, Ioanna K.

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Athens: Hannibal Publishing House. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. [N.d., ca. 20--]. Soft cover. 96 pp. Colour photos in-text, incl. four folding illustrations. Bruising to spine ends and corners, else fine.
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History Unearthed

by Woolley, Sir Leonard

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1962
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Fine
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New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1962. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Original red cloth. 176 pp. B&W illustrations in-text. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar to front pastedown. Some age toning to pages, bump w/ small chip to head of p. 129. Dust jacket is price clipped, a few short tears to extremities. In this exciting work, one of the… Read more
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A Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs

by Thompson, J. Eric S.

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Published
1976
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Fine
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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1976. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo. The Civilization of the American Indian Series. Third printing. Black and white buckram, black spine label. xiv, 458 pp. B&W illustrations. Fine condition. Dust jacket price clipped, lightly worn at extremities, damp stained to rear, perforation and sticker ghost to rear. In protective Brodart cover. Dealing… Read more
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The Real Eve: Modern Man's Journey Out of Africa

by Oppenheimer, Stephen

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Published
2004
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Fine
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New York: Carroll & Graf, 2004. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. xxi, [2], 440 pp. [16 pp] colour plates of photos. Fine condition. Not only are we all ultimately African, but what's more it can now be proved that all modern non-Africans sprang from a single exodus out of Africa, rather than peopling the Earth in… Read more
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The Dawn of Civilization and Life in The Ancient East

by Engberg, Robert Martin and Fay Cooper Cole

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Published
1938
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Near Fine
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Chicago: University of Knowledge, Incorporated, 1938. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. The University of Knowledge Wonder Books. Navy leatherette boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine and front board. Pictorial endpapers. XVI, 17-384 pp. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar to front pastedown. Dust jacket is rubbed to joints and extremities, short tear to head of front joint and… Read more
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image of Thera: Pompeii of The Ancient Aegean - Excavations at Akrotiri 1967-79

Thera: Pompeii of The Ancient Aegean - Excavations at Akrotiri 1967-79

by Doumas, Christos G.

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Thames and Hudson, 1983. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. New Aspects of Antiquity Series. Full brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine and publisher's device to front board. 168 pp., [16] B&W plates, [4] colour plates. With 123 illustrations, 15 in colour. Rubbing to spine ends and corners, else fine. Ink ownership inscription to… Read more
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Andas y Literas De La Costa Peruana

by Cachot, Rebeca Carrion

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Published
1940
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Very Good
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CA$34.01

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Lima: Compania De Impressions y Publicidad, 1940. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo (square). Reimpreso de "Chaski", Vol. I, No. I, Lima 1940. Orig. tan wrappers. 24pp. Illustrated throughout with photographs and line drawings of pre-columbian pottery and artifacts. A small stain to lower margin on pp. 11; wrappers browned, with soiling to rear cover but still very… Read more
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The Nag Hammadi Library

by Robinson, James M. [editor]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1977
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Very Good
Edition
1st American Edition
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San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1977. 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Original green cloth. xvi, 493 p.p. Some damp staining to boards. Dust jacket is price clipped, sunned at spine nd edges, a few short tears, some scuffs, light wear and staining. For the first time in one volume: one of the most dramatic… Read more
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Mistra

by Georgiades, Nikos

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Published
1971
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Athens: (s.n.), 1971. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Orig. pictorial wrappers, limited edition of 5,000 copies. 95pp. Illustrated. Front inner hinge cracked, light foxing to title page and endpapers, name on title-page with some underlining of passages, light wear and fading to wrappers o/w very good. Contains an overview of the history of Mistra, its monuments… Read more
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Pioneer to the Past: The Story of James H. Breasted

by Breasted, Charles

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Published
1943
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Original black cloth boards. x, 436 pp. B&W frontis + map. Dust jacket sunned at spine, a few small chips to spine ends and edges. DJ is price clipped. Pioneer to the Past tells the intensely human, often poignantly moving story of the brilliant… Read more
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Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: The Story of Egyptology

by Mertz, Barbara

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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New York: Coward-McCann, 1964. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Grey cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and vignette to lower front board. Top edge blue. 349 p.p., [16] p.p. B&W plates. B&W illustrations in-text. Sunning to spine and edges. Bookplate to ffep. Dust jacket sunned at spine, chip to spine head, one inch tear to foot of… Read more
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The Maya

by Coe, Michael D.

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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Villalongin, Mexico: Ediciones Lara, 1966. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Ancient People and Places Series. Paperback. 252pp. Illustrated. Light wear and fading to covers, scoring to spine, o/w very good. History of the Earliest Maya, Rise of Mayan Civilization, Maya Life and Thought and other information on Maya culture.
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Odysseus Unbound: The Search for Homer's Ithaca

by Bittlestone, Robert; Diggle, James and John Underhill

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Published
2005
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Near Fine
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. Navy cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. Navy endpapers. xx, 598 p.p. Numerous colour and B&W photographs and figures thoughout. A few spots of staining to tail edge of text block. Light bumping to dust jacket in a few places, but overall a near fine copy.… Read more
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Wealthy Corinth: A History of the City to 338 BC

by Salmon, J.B.

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Published
1997
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. xviii, 464 p.p., [24 p.p. B&W photos]. Includes 44 B&W photos + 18 B&W in-text figures and maps. In near fine condition overall. The early development of a diverse economy, in which the importance of trade and manufacture continued… Read more
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Ancient Glass

by Neuburg, Frederic

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Published
1962
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Very Good
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1962. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo (super). Translated from the German by Michael Bullock and Alisa Jaffa. ix, 110 p.p. + 76 p.p. B&W plates. Twelve tipped-in colour illustrations incl. frontis (paginated). Map endpapers. Teal cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Top edge red. Chafing to spine and foot of boards. Bumping… Read more
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Mosaics as History: The Near East from Late Antiquity to Islam

by Bowersock, G.W.

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Published
2006
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Nea Fine
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006. Hard Cover. Nea Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Revealing Antiquity Series, #16. vii, 146 p.p. Bugundy cloth boards with gilt titling and device to front board. Dust jacket has light bumping to extremities, else fine. Over the past century, exploration and serendipity have uncovered mosaic after mosaic in the Near… Read more
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image of Egypt: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting In Three Thousand Years

Egypt: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting In Three Thousand Years

by Lange, Kurt; Max Hirmer; Eberhard Otto (contributor); Christine Desroches-Noblecourt

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
Edition
1st English Edition
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London: Phaidon, 1968. 1st English Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. 4th ed. revised and englarged ; with additional material in the fourth German ed. translated by Judith Filson and Barbara Taylor. viii, 559 p.p. 330 plates, 60 in colour. Tan cloth boards with navy lettering to spine and falcon and ankh device to front board. … Read more
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Babylon

by Champdor, Albert; Coult, Elsa (translator)

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Published
1958
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Near Fine
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London: Elek Books, 1958. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Ancient Cities and Temples Series. Translated from the French. 184 p.p. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Spine heel lightly bumped, else a fine copy. Dust jacket Bookplate of C.B. Farrar. Endpapers are B&W maps of the cities of Ancient Mesopotamia. Ink annotation to head of… Read more
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