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Rare Archaeology Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

From ancient books on the intricate archeology of the Greek Empire to the more modern discussions of Chinese architecture and culture, there are plenty of fascinating titles and examples of ephemera in the rare archaeology books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There are also some very interesting and rare archeology textbooks featured in the Biblio Rare Book Room, and anyone passionate about archaeology should definitely take some time to explore the magnificent books below.

The Druidical Temples of the County of Wilts by Duke, Rev. E

First edition. John Russell Smith. London. W. B. Brodie. Salisbury. 12mo. viii, 203pp. Folding map frontis., folding astronomical plan, folding plan of Avebury. Half morocco, spine in six compartments, with gilt double fillet compartments, embellishment a...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


Travels and discoveries in the Levant. Two Volumes. by Newton, Sir Charles Thomas

2 volumes bound in 1. First edition. Day and Son. 1865. Royal 8vo. xiv, (2), 360; xiv, (2), 275pp. Complete with 41 plates, maps & plans: 6 folding, 12 mounted albumen photos by Francis Bedford, 38 text engravings. Full calf prize binding, raised bands to...

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Antiquities of Great-Britain, illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. Engraved from drawings made by Thomas Hearne. by Hearne, Thomas (Byrne, W. engraver)

Printed by James Phillips, in George Yard, Lombard Street, and Published by T. Hearne and W. Byrne. London. 1786. Oblong folio. Title page. Engraved frontispiece of Malmesbury Abbey, 51 further engraved plates; 20 further engraved plates. Subscribers' li...

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The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria. by Dennis, George

Third edition. John Murray. London. 1883. Two volumes. Octavo. cxxviii, 501, (2) addenda and errata pp. Frontis., 12 plans, some folding, numerous illus.; xv, 579, (1) errata pp. Colour frontis., 10 plans, some folding, folding map, numerous illus. Origi...

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Diatrita - Gold Pierced-Work Jewellery from the 3rd to the 7th Century by Aimilia Geroulanou

In English. Soft cover, 30x24 cm, 320 pp., 431 color and 500 B/W pictures, net weight 2100 gr.A monograph on the production of gold jewellery with open-work decoration, a technique known as opus interrasile, which dates from the 3rd to the 7th ce. A.D. Ab...




In English. Hard cover, 32 cm, 512 pp., ill.: more than 500 color pictures; net weight 3380 gr. The Byzantine and Christian Museum at Athens has over 25,000 artefacts in its possession; probably the most important collection of byzantine artefacts worldwi...




1950. WARE, Henry Eliot, Jr. EXCAVATIONS IN MESOPOTAMIA AND WESTERN IRAN, SITES OF 4000-500 B.C. Art work by Theresa Garrett Eliot. Cambridge (MA): The Museum, 1950. Special publication of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Har...

From Boston Book Company


Arquitectura Prehispanica by Marquina, Ignacio (1888-1981)

Mexico City: INAH, 1964 xix+1055 pages with maps, tables, plates, appendix and indexes. Royal quarto (12 1/4" x 9") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. Limited to 3000 copies. (Memoirs of the National Institute of Anthropology and...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB


EPHESOS Architecture, Monuments & Sculpture by Photographs by Ahmet Ertug Text by Prof. Friedrich Krinzinger and others

Book Description: ERTUG & KOCABIYIK, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. Dust Jacket Condition: Brand New. 1st Edition. EPHESOS - Architecture, Monuments & Sculpture Text by Prof. Friedrich Krinzinger and others Photographs by Ahmet Ertug The anci...



Poder sobrenatural y control social: en un pueblo maya contemporáneo by Hermitte, María Esther Álvarez de (1921-1990)

177+[2 ad] pages with charts, plates and bibliography. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") issued in original wrappers. Special edition 57 of the Instituto Indigenista Interamericano. Limited to 1000 of which this is number 275. First edition.María Esther Álvarez ...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB


Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert; with an account, ancient and modern, of the Oasis of Amun, and the other Oases now under the dominion of the Pasha of Egypt by Hoskins, G. A

First edition. Longman et al. London. 1837. 8vo. 300, [297-299], bl. 301-338pp. [341pp: complete as published]. Lithographic frontispiece and 19 further plates from Hoskins own drawings, 3 of them folding, folding map at rear. Recent half calf, marbled bo...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books



NEW ! Hardcover. Tomos I & II. New set. Dust jackets slightly worn at the top of spine. Set comes in a cardboard case that is worn at the corners. This hard-to-find catalogue set consists of two hefty volumes documenting the mural paintings of ancient Oax...

From Alla


Beschreibung römischer Altertümer. (Sammlung Niessen, Cöln). I. Beschreibung; II. Tafeln. [TWO VOLUMES]. by Niessen, Carl Anton

Cöln a. Rh., Greven & Bechtold, 1911.. Two volumes. Quarto. I. Pp. xxii, 311, title-page plate, few text figures; II. repeated title-page plate, with signature, and 148 plates, partly colour lithographs tipped-in, partly hand-drawn and stencil coloured,...

From Librarium of The Hague


Archaeologica Orientalia in Memoriam Ernst Herzfeld by Miles, George C. (Editor)

Locust Valley, New York: J.J Augustin, 1952. 280pp. Buckram boards, debossed decoration to front cover, paper spine label. 36 photographic plates plus frontispiece and one fold-out floor plan. Contents are clean and in very sound condition with the exc...

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Schliemann's Excavations: An Archaeological and Historical Study by SCHUCHHARDT, C

London: Macmillan and Co, 1891. Hardcover. Translation by Eugenie Sellers. 8vo. Green decorated library buckram. xxxii, 363pp. Frontispiece, numerous illustrations (some foldout). Very good. Tight, clean, handsome first edition of this scarce and importa...

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