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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

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


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

ISBN: 0743243609

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0486425215

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0701126221

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0500270155

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 069100448x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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 Babylonians

By: Saggs, H. W. F.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1999

Seller ID: 51125

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Green cloth, heavily decorated with gilt on front board, spine. In red-brown slipcase, with very slight edge rubbing, and minor bump on bottom, protecting the book. Nearly new. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 443 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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


, 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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0975391135

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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