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There are many fascinating rare ancient history books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the rare and antique books featured in the rare ancient history books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room include one of a kind illustrations and maps. Several of the rare and antique books featured below are quite old and fragile, so it is important to properly care for the special book you add to your rare and antique book collection.

The War with Catiline by Sallust

The War with Catiline, also known as the Catiline Translated by John C. Rolfe Conspiracy (Latin: De coniuratione Catilinae or Bellum Catilinae) is the first story published by the Roman historian Salustius. It is a chronicle of the attempt to overthrow t…

From Tomasz Pichór


The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes by Gibbon, Edward

London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Caddell, Jun. And W. Davies, in the Strand , 1797. The complete twelve volume set of Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire", the "New Edition", published 1797. With engraved frontispi…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece by Prince Christopher of Greece, H.R.H

Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece (1938, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.) 1st Edition, 2nd Printing Thus Hurst & Blackett, ltd., 1938. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, PRINCE CHRISTOPHER OF GREECE AND DENMARK. 187 pages, indexed. Used. Good condition/ No DJ Included.…

From Mary Riversong Books


The Bible As History by Werner Keller

452 Pages.Translated by William Neil. Previous owner's name on inside front cover. No book in the whole history of mankind has had such a revolutionary influence, has so decisively affected the development of the western world, or had such a world-wide ef…

From Revue & Revalued Books


Aesop For Children by Winter, Milo

DUST JACKET ONLY. NO BOOK IS INCLUDED The Aesop For Children (1919 unclipped Rand McNally Dust Jacket Only) RARE! 27 X 11 7/8 Orange First Edition unclipped DUST JACKET ONLY. dimensions are: 27 X 11 7/8 (fits volume 9 3/4 X 11 7/8) Original price $2.00, …

From Mary Riversong Books


Grèce / Terre aimée des Dieux by Puaux, René

1ère édition. 121 pp.+40 ills. h.t. 33,5x25,5 cm. Paris, 1932. Édition numérotée, N.296/400. --- Full leather (private binding). Spine in six compartments, gilt lettering to second and fourth. Light edgewear. Pages bright and clean. Very tight bindi…

From Pelargos Bookstore, MBS


A. Gellii, luculentissimi scriptoris, Noctes atticae. by GELLIUS, Aulus

1565 Aulus Gellius Attic Nights Noctes Atticae ROME Greece Greek Philosophy "Truth is the daughter of time" ― Aulus Gellius, Noctes Atticae, XII A very rare and beautiful edition of Aulus Gellius' 'Attic Nights'. This book was a compilation of notes…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Ancient Classics for English Readers; Complete Set, 28 Volumes Bound in 14 by Edited by the Rev. Lucas Collins, M.A

London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1873. SCARCE in the complete 28 volume set, and in lovely condition. Published from 1873-1882. Overall a Near Fine set bound in quarter vellum over red buckram, red morocco labels lettered in gilt, edges dyed red, the c…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man, From A Practical and Astronomical Point of View by Smyth, C. Piazzi

Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1868. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket . Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1868. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good+/no dust jacket . First Edition, complete with errata sli…

From Old Scrolls Book Shop - Biblio


History of Assyria by Olmstead, A. T

New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Uncommon, particularly with gilt-decorated front cover in lovely condition. Very Good, small prior owner book plate front paste down, gilt at spine a touch rubbed, stain along top edge rear boards a…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


C. Plini Secundi Naturalis Historiae Libri XXXVII, Vols. 1-6, Libri I - XXXVII and Indices by C. Plini Secundi (Pliny the Elder); recognovit atque indicibus Instruxit Ludovicus Janus

Lipsiae ( Leipzig) : B. G. Teubneri, 1870. Volume II edited by Carolus Mayhoff, the rest by Ludovicus Janus. . Vol. I, Libri I-VI. --1870; II. Libri VII-XV. -- 1875; III. Libri XVI-XXII. --1857; IV. Libri XXIII-XXXII. --1858; V. Libri XXXIII-XXXVII. …

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


Smith Of Wootton Major by Tolkien, J. R.R

SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR: 1967 American First Edition, Stated First Printing. RARE THUS . EXLIB. Has library bookplate and some tape goo on it. Please see our photos. Good/Good Condition unclipped original dust jacket. Front flap price: $1.95. A clean, sol…

From Mary Riversong Books


Cyprus: Its Ancient Cities, Tombs, and Temples by Palma di Cesnola, Luigi

456 pages. Very good condition, taupe cloth binding with gold-stamped author, title and decoration, and red-stamped Cypriot decorative devices on front and rear boards. A little fraying at head and heel of spine, a little corner-bumping and tanning of s…

From Setton Book Collection


Ancient Egyptian Masonry: The Building Craft by Somers & Engelbach, R. Clarke

Oxford University Press, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. xvi, 242 p. Green cloth. Gilt spine. Numerous plates and text illustrations. Clean, unmarked pages. Very good binding and cover. Hardcover. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that require…

From SequiturBooks


Trojanische Alterthümer by Heinrich Schliemann

Title: Trojanische Alterthümer Subtitle: Bericht über die Ausgrabungen in Troja von Dr. Heinrich Schliemann Author: Heinrich Schliemann Publisher: F. A. Brockhaus Place: Leipzig Year: 1874 Edition: First edition Binding: Half leather Pages: 319 Langu…

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