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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

Magic and Medical Science in Ancient Egypt

By: Ghalioungui, Paul

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble: 1965

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 51707

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth, slight edge rubbing, edge and spine faded by sun. Former owner's name stamp inside front. Clean text, solid copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 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

Amentet; An Account of the Gods, Amulets & Scarabs of the Ancient Egyptians,

By: Knight, Alfred E

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1915

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 51737

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Dark tan cloth covers, with leather spine. Alas, 1/3 of leather covering of spine is missing, and top of spine is chipped. Text block is clean and solid. Former owner's name stamp inside front. This is copy #21 of 100 copies. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 274 pages View more info

Egypt Ancient Sites and Modern Scenes

By: Maspero, Gaston

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co: 1911

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 51695

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue decorated cloth, with gold and brown designs on front board and spine. Slight edge wear, but exceptionally bright. Former owner's bookplate, another owner's name stamp, and a little bookseller sticker from Samuel Weiser in NYC. Although this book does cover the Egypt of the early 20th century, the focus is on ancient history, archeology. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 330 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

Egyptian Temples

By: Murray, Margaret A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co: 1930

Edition: Not First Edition

Seller ID: 51708

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Blue tweed, with edge wear, minor bump to rear side board, edge and spine faded. Paper is age toned, especially endpapers. Former owner 's name stamp inside front. Clean text and a solid copy. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 246 pages View more info

Ancient Egypt, Her Testimony to the Truth of the Bible

By: Osburn, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Samuel Bagster & Sons: 1846

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 51754

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Original brown embossed boards, edge worn, worn to boards at corners. Spine covering is split along outer hinges and is brittle, chipped at spine ends. Stitching is a bit loose, but text block is still fairly solid. Frontispiece, title page and 3 page plates in full color (one of the two double folded plates is missing. Former owner's name stamp inside front. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 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 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