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A Marginal Jew

A Marginal Jew

by John P Meier

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An Inventory Of the Historical Monuments In the City Of Cambridge

An Inventory Of the Historical Monuments In the City Of Cambridge

by Monuments, Royal Commission On Historical

The Frontier; Comparative Studies

The Frontier; Comparative Studies

by Miller, David Harry and Jerome O. Steffen, editors

Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1977. Hardcover. vii, 327p., illustrated with b&w line maps and charts, hardbound first edition cloth boards in dust jacket. Slightest edgewear, entirely clean and sound, a near-fine copy. Frederick Jackson Turner's famous thesis applied to ancient Rome, North Africa, Latin America and the Philippines, and to migration and ethnic studies. "Today Turner would scarcely recognize his frontier concept..
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$15.00
Architektur Kleinasiens, von ihren anfangen bis zum ende der hethitischen zeit

Architektur Kleinasiens, von ihren anfangen bis zum ende der hethitischen zeit

by Naumann, Rudolf

Tubingen: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1955. Hardcover. XII, 439p., profulely illustrated with expert sketches both descriptive and explanatory, plus artist's reconstructions (how such & such gate may have looked, &c). Hardbound in openweave blue cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. Nice condition: the book itself has a short bump to tail-rim, the only detraction from crisp squareness, top edge mildly dust-soiled, gilt remains bright, within find a neat small ownership signature. The dj wasn't so... Read more
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$30.00
DAS BERLINER ZEUGHAUS: VOM ARSENAL ZUM MUSEUM

DAS BERLINER ZEUGHAUS: VOM ARSENAL ZUM MUSEUM

by Müller, Heinrich

Berlin: Deutsches Historisches Museum, 1994. 4to, original pictorial card covers. 319, (1) pages; illustrated, some in color.
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$35.00
Middle Classic Mesoamerica: A.D. 400-700

Middle Classic Mesoamerica: A.D. 400-700

by Pasztory, Esther, editor

New York: Columbia University Press, 1978. Hardcover. x, 197p., illustrated with line maps, diagrams, exhibit and site vignettes, charts; first edition oblong cloth boards in dust jacket; 8.7x11.5 inches. Jacket a bit worn, casing and text entirely sound and clean, a very good copy.
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$15.00
The Classical Accounts of India; Being a compilation of the English translations of the accounts left by Herodotus, Megasthenes, Arrian, Strabo, Quintus, Diodorus Siculus, Justin, Plutarch, Frontinus, Nearchus, Apollonius, Pliny, Ptolemy, Aelian and others with Maps, editorial notes, comments, analysis and Introduction

The Classical Accounts of India; Being a compilation of the English translations of the accounts left by Herodotus, Megasthenes, Arrian, Strabo, Quintus, Diodorus Siculus, Justin, Plutarch, Frontinus, Nearchus, Apollonius, Pliny, Ptolemy, Aelian and others with Maps, editorial notes, comments, analysis and Introduction

by Majumdar, Dr. R.C

Calcutta: Firma K.L. Mukhopadhyay, 1960. xxvi, 504p., several folded maps (modern line maps) bound in, first edition (so stated) tangerine cloth boards spine-titled black and enclosed in the dust jacket. Spine panel bears a couple short trivial wrinkles, leaf 141/2 has a tiny puncture and wrinkle, one of the bound-in maps slightly torn at the gutter, a pretty good copy with few of the crudities endemic to Indian book production, while the dust jacket is a mess even with verso tape repairs.
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$40.00
Report on the Pepys Manuscripts Preserved at Magdalene College, Cambridge

Report on the Pepys Manuscripts Preserved at Magdalene College, Cambridge

by Historical Manuscrips Commission

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1911. Book. Very Good. Hardback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A very good copy in original green cloth. Private institutional bookplate to inside of front board. 379pp..
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£8.00
Ancient Luang Prabang & Laos. Revised & expanded

Ancient Luang Prabang & Laos. Revised & expanded

by Heywood, Denise

Bangkok: River Books, 2014. Paperback. 252p., first issued 2006, reprinted 2008, here expanded with revisions. Large softbound, a paperback in 9.5x6.5 inch colorphoto cardstock wraps, splendid photos on alkaline paper, mostly color except for period photography, scattered diagrammatic aids (floorplans & elevations) and a fine large diagrammatic area map in colors. From a collection kept in as-new condition: item is crisp with a few light pressure marks to glaze, entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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$15.00
Description of an Ancient Castle at Rouen in Normandy, Built by Henry V. King of England, &c. &c.  Read at the Society of Antiquaries of London, April 1,1784.  And published in the Seventh Volumes of the Archaeologia, or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity

Description of an Ancient Castle at Rouen in Normandy, Built by Henry V. King of England, &c. &c. Read at the Society of Antiquaries of London, April 1,1784. And published in the Seventh Volumes of the Archaeologia, or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity

by TURNOR (Edmond):

London: Printed by J. Nichols, Printer to the Society, 1785. 4to, 258 x 200 mms., pp. [ii], 5 [6 blank], folding engraved plate, 450 x 320 mms., recently recased in quarter calf, marbled boards. A very good copy. The antiquary Edmond Turnor (1755?-1829), was born into a family with a large estate in Lincolnshire, which enabled him to pursue his interests in antiquities, publishing an account of sculptures and paintings in Guildhall in London, even before he went to university. After finishing a B.... Read more
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£495.00
CORPUS VASORUM ANTIQUORUM. UNITED STATES FASCICULE XIX: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON FASCICULE II

CORPUS VASORUM ANTIQUORUM. UNITED STATES FASCICULE XIX: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON FASCICULE II

by Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum

Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1978. Large 4to, text and plates housed in the original cloth-backed printed folder. Consecutive plates 893-943 with text. Fine. Attice black-figured Pelike, Kraters, Dinoi, Hydriai and Kylikes. By Marion True et al.
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$69.00
Mankind - Whither Bound

Mankind - Whither Bound

by Dhalla, M.N

Karachi: the author, 1950. Hardcover. 25, 567p., hardcover, ex-lib with accession numbers on cover and spine, corners of boards bent inward, small stain at the bottom of textblock. Dhalla was the US-educated high priest of the Parsis (Zoroastrians) in Karachi. The item is predominently historical, starting with "The ancestors of man," then Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, on through the Aryans at p.172 and the Americans at p.455.
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$25.00
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

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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$20.00
De Tweede Schipvaart der Nederlanders Naar Oost-Indie onder Jacob Cornelisz. Van Neck en Wybrant Warwijck 1598-1600. Journalen, Documenten en Andere Bescheiden uitgegeven en toegelicht door J. Keuning [maps portofolio only]

De Tweede Schipvaart der Nederlanders Naar Oost-Indie onder Jacob Cornelisz. Van Neck en Wybrant Warwijck 1598-1600. Journalen, Documenten en Andere Bescheiden uitgegeven en toegelicht door J. Keuning [maps portofolio only]

by Keuning, J

's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1940. Portfolio. Eight maps fine in a poor portfolio, with a rubricated title-leaf laid in loose. The 8 numbered maps seem all to be printed on 19x23 inch sheets and fold down to the same dimension, an approximate 9x6. We opened two and saw absolutely no sign of damage, nor any toning of the uniformly buff paperstock. The title-leaf is somewhat crimped. Good quality reproductions. Any critical apparat will be in Dutch, the maps all in Latin. The small portfolio case is... Read more
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$20.00
Taken Out of Time

Taken Out of Time

by Rivero A., Mario

[no city, Peru]: Self-published by the author, 1990. Pamphlet. Machu Picchu by a local entrepreneur: 48p., vignette decorations in a running text, softbound, an upright stapled booklet in 8x4 inch color pictorial wraps. Very edgeworn with rough tears to head and to tail of spinefold, covers have begun to pull away from text, exposing badly rusted staples, text unaffected and printed on alkaline paperstock. Pleasantly crude, a fair to good copy of this specific guide by a Peruvian who has "many years of... Read more
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$15.00
Historical Account of the Cistercian Abbey of Salley [Sawley] in Craven, Yorkshire, founded A.D.1147; its Foundation and Benefactors, Abbotts, Possessions, Compotus, & Dissolution; and its Existing Remains.

Historical Account of the Cistercian Abbey of Salley [Sawley] in Craven, Yorkshire, founded A.D.1147; its Foundation and Benefactors, Abbotts, Possessions, Compotus, & Dissolution; and its Existing Remains.

by Harland, J. (ed.)

London: J Russell Smith, 1853. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A very good copy in original cloth with gilt title to front board. Two colour title page, engraved plates and folding plan. From the library of local historian George Redmonds with his decorative bookplate to fep..
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£40.00
Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümern und Kunstwerken.

Pompeji in seinen Gebäuden, Alterthümern und Kunstwerken.

by Overbeck, J

Leipzig, Engelmann Verlag, 1856. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Leipzig, Engelmann Verlag, 1856. First edition. Good. Leipzig, Wilhelm Verlag von Engelmann, 1856, ****NOTE: German text.**** Hardcover, in Good condition. Beautiful book, printed covers and spine, maps in side front and rear cover, rear map detached from cover, front map has 3 inch tear, cover has light stain. about 300 woodcuts, 438 pp. Binding tight, detached from covers. Pages are clean and bright with light tanning.... Read more
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$125.00
Introductio Ad Philosophiam Anturalem

Introductio Ad Philosophiam Anturalem

by Petro Van Musschenbroekio


Patavii [ London ]: typis Seminarii : apud Joannem Manfre 1768. with 34 foldout copper plates and a very rare fold-out world map dated 1744 with California as an Island. VOLUME TWO ONLY. Worm eaten through in several places with no loss of data, some creasing. Very Good."The rare first edition printed in Italy of Musschenbroek's lectures, edited and posthumously published by Johann Lolofs. This Latin work (first: Leyden, 1762; Partington, II, 739) was 'widely used and translated into Dutch,... Read more
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$1,299.99
Ancient Glass At the Newark Museum From the Eugene Schaefer Collection of Antiquities.

Ancient Glass At the Newark Museum From the Eugene Schaefer Collection of Antiquities.

by Auth, Susan H

Newark: Newark Museum, 1976., 1976. 4to. 235 pp. Profusely illustrated with B & W and color photographs. Printed on coated paper. Original photographic boards as issued w/o DJ. Light spinal wear else tight, near fine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.
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$40.00
THE JEWELRY OF ROMAN BRITAIN. CELTIC CLASSICAL TRADITIONS

THE JEWELRY OF ROMAN BRITAIN. CELTIC CLASSICAL TRADITIONS

by Johns, Catherine

London: UCL Press, 1996. 8vo, original black cloth, gilt; jacket. xvii, 246 pages; illustrated, some in color. Fine.
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$58.00
A Collection Of Antique Vases, Altars, Paterae, Tripods, Candelabra, Sarcophagi. &c. From Various Museums And Collectionst, Engraved…By…

A Collection Of Antique Vases, Altars, Paterae, Tripods, Candelabra, Sarcophagi. &c. From Various Museums And Collectionst, Engraved…By…

by MOSES, H[enry] [1782?-1870] (Engraver)

London: J.Taylor, [1814]., 1814. small 4o. pp. 1 p.l., xii, 63, [1]. engraved title, 151 engraved plates (9 hand-coloured), & 18 engraved head & tailpieces. contemporary straight-grained deep red morocco, sides with blind-tooled border & central panel stamp, gilt back, inside dentelles, gilt edges (slight chipping to spine ends & corners worn, scattered light foxing, dampstain in upper margin of some plates). First Edition. Most of the vases and other antiquities depicted were selected... Read more
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$1,164.83
L'Asie Ancienne Centrale et Sud-Orientale d'apres Ptolemee. Avec 23 cartes en noir et 1 en couleur

L'Asie Ancienne Centrale et Sud-Orientale d'apres Ptolemee. Avec 23 cartes en noir et 1 en couleur

by Berthelot, Andre

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 Sam Ying, his odd seller's fiche on the pastedown. Unfortunately, Sam left out the printed wraps, otherwise we have no objections. Sound copy, with a little abrasion... Read more
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$40.00
ROMAN BRONZE VESSELS FROM SLOVAKIA

ROMAN BRONZE VESSELS FROM SLOVAKIA

by Kraskovská, L'udmila

Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, 1978. 4to, original printed red card covers. (4), 81, (5) pages; illustrated. Near fine. BAR International Series (Supplementary) 44.
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$46.00
THE RAPIER AND SMALL-SWORD 1460-1820

THE RAPIER AND SMALL-SWORD 1460-1820

by Norman, A.V.B

London: Arms and Armour Press, 1980. Tall 8vo, original black cloth, gilt; jacket. 464 pages; illustrated. Fine.
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$311.00
Ancient Tahitian canoes

Ancient Tahitian canoes

by Jourdain, P

Paris: Société des Océanistes, 1970. Pamphlet. 25p., find diagrams, and period and contemporary images along with analytic text; staplebound booklet, 5.5x7.5 inches, staples heavily rusted else very good. Dossier 4.
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$12.00
An Archaeology of Elmina; Africans and Europeans on the Gold Coast, 1400-1900

An Archaeology of Elmina; Africans and Europeans on the Gold Coast, 1400-1900

by DeCorse, Christopher R

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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$35.00
Latin inscriptions from Central America

Latin inscriptions from Central America

by Knapp, Robert C

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992. xviii, 476p., preface, epigraphic conventions, abbreviations, appendices, studies, bibliography, concordances, analytical indices, 24 glossy plates from b&w photos, 11 maps, illustrated throughout with figures and tables, two microfiche plates in rear pocket, vewry good first edition in original wraps. Classical Studies volume 34.
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$45.00