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A Bronze Hoard of the Period of Zeno I,

By: Adelson, Howard L. and George L. Kustas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, American Numismatic Society: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 50571


Originally a softbound monograph, this copy has been rebound in light blue institutional cloth. Slight rubbing, but a clean, tight copy. X-library, with internal and external marks. ; (Numismatic Notes and Monographs, No. 148) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 89 pages View more info

The Goddess and the Bull Catalhoyuk: An Archaeological Journey to the Dawn of Civilization

By: Balter, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39511


Nearly new in like DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 416 pages View more info

The Temple of Mut in Asher An Account of the Excavation of the Temple and of Religious Representations and Objects Found Therein.

By: Benson, Margaret; Janet Gourlay; Percy E Newberry.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1899

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 47264


Blue cloth with gilt decoration on front board, gilt titling on spine. Edges are worn, with the corners worn to board, and the top of spine with a 2" x 1" chip missing on spine cloth, additional minor chipping, and a 2.5" tear at front joint of book. Spine and side board edges are browned. Discarded from Long Island Historical Society, with former bookseller sticker on front pastedown (Samuel Weiser, B'way, NYC) , and former owner's name stamp on front free e... View more info

The Great Pyramid of Giza History and Speculation

By: Bonwick, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 2003

Edition: Not First Edition

Seller ID: 39429


Just a hint of rubbing, unopened, no creases. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages View more info

A History of Egyptian Archaeology

By: Bratton, Fred Gladstone

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Crowell: 1968

Seller ID: 32317


Lg softbound, , sl edge wear, creasing at spine. ; SC, octavo; 313 pages View more info

Petra

By: Browning, Iain

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1982

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 43162


Orange cloth, very slight edge rubbing, in slightly edge chipped DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 255 pages View more info

Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life

By: Budge, E. A. Wallis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.: 1899

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 39494


Brown cloth, moderate edge rubbing, some soiling of spine. Former owner's bookplate, and name inside front. Stitching is stretched, but not broken, making the book opened, signatures a bit loose in binding, but not falling apart. A solid copy of this volume, the first of a proposed group of books. ; Books on Egypt and Chaldaea, Volume I; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 198 pages View more info

The Ancient Near Eastern Tradition

By: Covensky, Milton

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1966

Seller ID: 26625


Lg softbound, , sl edge wear, spine sl creased, faded. ; SC, octavo; 134 pages View more info

Fishbourne: A Roman Palace and its Garden

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1974

Seller ID: 30274


Lg softbound, , sl edge wear, minor crease at spine. Inner hinges reinforced with cloth library tape. ; SC, sm 4to; 228 pages View more info

Pompeji: Zeugnisse Griechisher Malerei

By: Drayer, Walter, Karl Schefold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Munich, Piper: 1956

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 24021


Pictorial hardcover, . W/glassine DJ. 19 color plates. ; HB, 12mo; 43 pages View more info

Tarquinia: Wandmalereien Aus Etruskischen Gabern

By: Drayer, Walter, Massimo Pallottino

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Munich, Piper: 1955

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 24022


Pictorial hardcover, . W/glassine DJ. 16 color plates. ; HB, 12mo; 52 pages View more info

Lucretius and His Influence

By: Hadzsits, George Depue

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Company: 1935

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 38703


Blue cloth, edge rubbed, endpapers, page edges age toned. ; 12mo 7" - 7.5" tall; 372 pages View more info

Private Life in New Kingdom Egypt

By: Meskell, Lynn

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39641


Nearly new in like DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 288 pages View more info

Athens: City of the Gods From Prehistory to 338 B. C.

By: Procopiou, Angelo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Elek Books: 1964

Edition: 1st UK ed

Seller ID: 34861


Corners slightly bent, nice solid book. DJ is edge chipped, tape repair at top of DJ spine. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 247 pages View more info

A History of Babylonia and Assyria [2 Volumes, Complete] Volume 1: Prolegomena, Volume 2: the History of Babylonia, Assyria, and Chaldea

By: Rogers, Robert William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Abingdon Press: 1915

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 46793


2 volumes, rust cloth. Moderate edge rubbing, with a hint of fraying at spine ends and corners. Former owner's name inside front, and one page of notations in pencil on rear endpaper of volume 1. The sixth edition is revised, largely re-written and illustrated. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 542, 609 pages View more info

The Elements of Hieroglyphics and Egyptian Antiquities in a Course of Lectures Delivered At the Royal Institution, London and the University of Cambridge

By: Spineto, Marquis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, C. J. G. & F. Rivington: 1845

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 50699


Green embossed cloth, with edge wear, some chipping at spine ends, corners bent, and faded cloth, especially at spine, where original gilt is dulled. Bound by Josiah Westley, London. 11 foldout lithos follow text, with #11 and the rear free endpaper loose from stitching, but laid in. Text is solid and clean, with neat former owner's name inside front, and bookseller sticker (Samuel Weiser, NYC--of 1960's vintage) inside front. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xx, 493 ... View more info

The Athenian Agora: An Ancient Shopping Center

By: Thompson, Dorothy Burr

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Am. Sch of Classical Studies: 1971

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 28529


, very sl edge wear, no creases, sl fading at edges. 62 b&w illustrations. ; SC, octavo; unpaginated pages View more info

Egyptian Religious Texts and Representations, Volume III Mythological Papyri, Complete in Two Parts

By: Translated by Alexandre Piankoff, edited by N. Rambova

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Bollingen/Pantheon: 1957

Edition: 2nd ed

Seller ID: 50800


2 volumes, complete. Tan cloth, with brown cloth spine. Slight edge rubbing, former owner's name stamp inside front of text volume. Plates are in a clamshell, with ties, and similar in condition to the text volume. The slipcase in edge worn, with light fraying, moderate fading, particularly on back spine of slipcase, where some spotting has occurred. This slipcase is in good condition only, and has suffered to protect the two volumes. ; Parts 1-2; 4to 11" - 13" ... View more info

The Prehistory of China: An Archeological Exploration

By: Treistman, Judith M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1972

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 5216


in sl soiled dj.; 156 pages View more info

Alexandria and the Sea Maritime Origins and Underwater Exploration

By: Williams, Kimberly

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tampa, FL, Sharp Books International: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39869


Just a hint of rubbing in like DJ. Now protected in a mylar jacket. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 192 pages View more info