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Ancient & Classical Art Books & Ephemera

The Search for Alexander: An Exhibition . (with the Supplement to the Catalogue)

The Search for Alexander: An Exhibition . (with the Supplement to the Catalogue)

by Yalouris, Nicholas; Manolis Andronikos; Katerina Rhomiopoulou; [et al]

Boston: New York Graphic Society with The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sciences, 1980. 192 pages; essays; 173 objects illustrated and described; illustrations in color and b&w. Loosely inserted is the Supplement to the Catalogue, which includes more than 60 objects that were displyed in New York, but not in Washington.. First Edition. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 4to. Exhibition Catalogue.
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$15.00
Egyptian Tomb Paintings

Egyptian Tomb Paintings

by Davies, Nina M

London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1958. 24 pages; 10 color plates with full descriptive entries. The book clean, slightlly out-of-flat; the dustjacket chipped in one corner. First Edition. Stiff Card Boards. Very Good/Good. Large 4to.
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$12.00
Art of the Archaic Indonesians

Art of the Archaic Indonesians

by Stöhr, Waldemar ; Wolfgang Marschall

Dallas: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1982. Paperback. Very Good +. Small 4to. 150, [2] pp. Bound in glossy illustrated wrappers. Illustrations, some in full-color and black and white maps. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Musée Rath in Geneva and then at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Very Good+, internally clean, scuffing and wear to wrappers.
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$40.00
Du Atlantis No. 305, Juli July 1966, Magazine

Du Atlantis No. 305, Juli July 1966, Magazine

by Hurlimann, Martin; Manuel Gasser; Willy Rotzler- Editors

Zurich: Conzett & Huber, 1966. Paperback. Poor, lacking back cover, otherwise Good with light wear at the edges and tanning to the text pages and a touch of tanning to the plates. This magazine has a sewn binging so it is sturdy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Photographs by Martin Hurlimann; text by Hurlimann and Heimo Rau. 92 pages; gravure-printed color and b&w plates throughout; 9.75 x 13 inches. Text in German with a summary of contents in English.... Read more
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$14.95
Attische Feste

Attische Feste

by Deubner, Ludwig

Hildesheim New York: Georg Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1962. This is a very good hardcover copy in slightly soiled gray cloth. Completely clean inside. Text in German. This is the 1962 edition. 40 black & white photographic plates of Greek pottery and some sculpture showing details of festivals. Fold-out 'Festkalendar'. 10" high X 7" wide, 266 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking.. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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$50.00
Archaologischer Anzeiger

Archaologischer Anzeiger

by Brommer, Frank

Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1985. This is a very good softcover copy with almost no wear. Completely clean. Rear cover lower corner slight crease. Text in GERMAN. Contains three articles by Brommer: Zu den Metopen des Tempels E in Selinunt; Der Selbstmord des Aias; and Zu Einem Dionysosfest. Illustrated in black & white with some photographs. 11" high X 8" wide about 12 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and shipped with tracking.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$17.50
Greek Art of the Aegean Islands

Greek Art of the Aegean Islands

by Various

New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1979. 238 pages; 191 illustrations, color and b&w. "An exhibition sponsored by the Government of the Republic of Greece complemented by a loan from the Musée du Louvre." Metalwork, bronze, clay, marble: all manner of objects 4th millennium B.C. to 4th century B.C. Clean and tight; the spine worn at the tail.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 4to. Exhibition Catalogue.
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$18.00
Egyptian Stone Vessels. Khian Through Tuthmosis IV

Egyptian Stone Vessels. Khian Through Tuthmosis IV

by Lilyquist, Christine

New York: Metropolitan Museum, 1995. This is a fine softcover copy with no wear whatsoever. Completely clean inside and out. Spine not creased, binding tight. Feels unused. This work "seeks to document shapes, materials, and inscriptions for stone vessels either from royal tombs or inscribed with royal names from Dynasty 15 to mid-Dynasty 18". Illustrated in black & white with photographs, sections and details. Various appendices. Chronology. Bibliography. 11" high X 8" wide, 123... Read more
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$17.50
Island of Isis: Philae, Temple of the Nile

Island of Isis: Philae, Temple of the Nile

by MacQuitty, William

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1976. 192 pages; b&w and colr illustrations. The history, rescue and reconstruction of the temple after it was covered by the Aswan Dam.. First Edition. Paper covered boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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$6.00
Rediscovering Ancient Greece: Greek Pottery, a culture captured in clay

Rediscovering Ancient Greece: Greek Pottery, a culture captured in clay

by Phoca, Ionna E.; Panos D. Valavanis

Athens: Kedros, 1992. 64 pages; color illustrated throughout. How made; how distributed; made for whom; pottery illustrations described.v. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Fine. 4to.
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$25.00
Transformations in Hellenistic Art

Transformations in Hellenistic Art

by Hadzi, Martha Leeb

South Hadley, Massachusetts: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, 1983. 57 pages; 24 works illustrated in color or b&w. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.
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$12.00
Prehistoric and Early Greek Art

Prehistoric and Early Greek Art

by Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. Paperback. First edition. Fine booklet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The gallery guide for an exhibition of prehistoric and early Greek art held in the Robert and Renee Belfer Court of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC. The guide was issued in conjunction with the completion of the renovation of the ancient Greek and Roman galleries. Text; staple-bound self-wrappers; 12 pages; color illustrations throughout + 1 two-page map... Read more
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$14.95
The Quest for Immortality, Treasures of Ancient Egypt Gallery Guide

The Quest for Immortality, Treasures of Ancient Egypt Gallery Guide

by National Gallery of Art

Washington DC: National Gallery of Art, 2002. Pamphlet. First edition. Near Fine pamphlet with light signs of handling and a touch of rubbing at the folds. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The gallery guide for an exhibition of ancient Egyptian artifacts, held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, in 2002. Essay; accordion-fold; 12 pages; color illustrations throughout; 5.25 x 11 inches.
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$14.95
Pergamon: The Telephos Frieze from the Great Altar - Vol. 1

Pergamon: The Telephos Frieze from the Great Altar - Vol. 1

by Dreyfus, Renée ; Ellen Schraudolph (Edited by)

Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 1996. 120 pages; 56 illustrated and catalogued panels and fragments; b&w text illustrations; bibliography. The items travelled from Germany for exhibition in San Francisco and The Met in New York in exchange for conservation work by the two museums.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Fine. Square 4to. Exhibition Catalogue.
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$16.00
Egyptian Art in the Days of the Pharaohs - 3100-320 BC

Egyptian Art in the Days of the Pharaohs - 3100-320 BC

by Aldred, Cyril

New York: Thames and Hudson, 1985. 252 pages; 199 illustrations, including 20 color. Previous owner's name on the front endpaper, otherwise clean throughout; tight binding.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 8vo.
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$12.00
ABUNDANCE OF LIFE: Etruscan Wall Painting

ABUNDANCE OF LIFE: Etruscan Wall Painting

by Steingraber, Stephan

Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Fine./Fine.. First edition. Hardcover. 13'' x 11''. 328pp. with index. With 250 color illustrations.
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$175.00
The Art of Crete and Early Greece - The Prelude to Greek Art

The Art of Crete and Early Greece - The Prelude to Greek Art

by Matz, Friedrich

New York: Greystone Press, 1962. 258 pages; 59 color illustrations; many b&w illustrations. The area around the Aegean Sea from the Stone Age to the frist century B.C. The beginning of occidental art and the lead to understand Greek art of the Classical Era. Clean throughout; tight binding. Dustjacket has a small chip. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.
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$9.00
Lietuviu Liaudies Menas

Lietuviu Liaudies Menas

by Grigiene, J.and A. Berman

Vilnius, 1958. This is a very good hardcover copy in gray cloth boards printed in black with only light wear. No marks to the outside, just a trace of wear to spine tips and corners. Completely clean inside. Text in Russian and Lithuanian. This is one of a series of several volumes produced by these two editors on old Russian artifacts and folk art. This volume is on old Lithuanian jewellery and ironwork. The works are from the 2nd through the 15th centuries. 601 pieces illustrated in black & white... Read more
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$150.00
Greek Sculpture: The Archaic Period, a handbook

Greek Sculpture: The Archaic Period, a handbook

by Boardman, John

New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. 252 pages; 481 illustrations. Occasional highlighting and pencilled notes, mostly of illustration captions. Otherwise, a clean and tight copy.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. 8vo.
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$8.00
Arte Clasico

Arte Clasico

by Rodenwaldt,Gerhart

Barcelona: Editorial Labor, S.A., 1947. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket with only light wear. The jacket is almost complete, just a piece out of the rear panel top edge. Very clean inside and out. This is a Spanish edition of Rodenwaldt's classic Hellas und Rom, first published in Germany by the Propylaen Verlag in the 1920's. The book has their typical binding: black leather spine and corners, printed in red and gilt, and green paper-covered boards. Editorial Labor... Read more
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$50.00
Alt-Peru und Seine Kunst

Alt-Peru und Seine Kunst

by Anton, Ferdinand

Leipzig: E.A. Seemann, 1962. 127 pages text with illustrations followed by the catalogue illustrating 163 items, including pots, clay figures, textiles, jewelry in b&w and color. Maps. Clean throughout; last three pages, including plate #163 and Contents are creased. Previous owner's large rubber stamp on the title page German text.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to.
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$50.00
Reves Hittites: Contribution A une Histoire Et une Anthropologie Du Reve En Anatolie Ancienne

Reves Hittites: Contribution A une Histoire Et une Anthropologie Du Reve En Anatolie Ancienne

by Mouton, Alice

Leiden/Boston : Brill, 2007. This is a fine hardcover copy in as new condition. Completely clean inside and out. Binding firm. Appears unread. Text in French. This is volume 28 in the series published by Brill on 'Culture & History of the Ancient Near East'. This volume deals with the ancient Anatolian textual evidence on dreams. 10" high X 6" wide, 344 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking.. Hard Cover. Fine.
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$145.00
Alexander the Great: Treasures from an Epic Era of Hellenism

Alexander the Great: Treasures from an Epic Era of Hellenism

by Pandermalis, Dimitrios

New York: Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, 2004. 151 pages; essays; numerous objects illustrated in color: medallions, jewelry, sculpture, coins, bronzeware, weapons, ceramic pots.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Very Good. Large 4to.
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$25.00
Denkmäler des klassischen Altertums zur Erläuterung des Lebens der Griechen und Römer in Religion, Kunst und Sitte. Lexikalisch bearbeitet.

Denkmäler des klassischen Altertums zur Erläuterung des Lebens der Griechen und Römer in Religion, Kunst und Sitte. Lexikalisch bearbeitet.

by BAUMEISTER,A. (Ed.)

München, Leipzig, Oldenbourg, 1889. 3 volumes: VIII,2184 p.; illustrations & plates. Cloth. 27 cm. (Innerhinge of volume 2 weak) (Heavy set, may require extra shipping costs)
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€140.00
A Short History of African Art

A Short History of African Art

by Gillon, Werner

New York: Facts on File, 1985. Hardcover. First American edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a light bump at the crown in a Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear. A very handsome copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. An history of the visual arts of Africa--sculpture, painting and architecture; textiles, pottery and other household objects; jewelry, ceremonial and religious dress and body... Read more
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$29.95