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Ricordo Di Pompei: Qual'era - Qual'e; 40 Vedute

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Italy,

Seller ID: 139433


Oblong 48 page booklet with string binding. 9 3/8"w x 6 5/8"h. Edge wear, spots, and small tear on cover. Pasted down oval illustration with gilt border of cupids on cover. Text in Italian, French, English, and German. Contains facing full-page illustrations of scenes of Pompei before and after the eruption of Vesuvius. No date shown; probably from the 1920's. View more info

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Saint Saul : A Skeleton Key to the Historical Jesus

By: Akenson, Donald Harman

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2000

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 123235


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. 346 pages, View more info

Middle Kingdom Art in Ancient Egypt 2300 - 1590 B.C.

By: Aldred, Cyril

Price: $8.21

Publisher: Alec Tiranti Ltd.: 1950

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 119290


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is very clean, with sharp corners, and free of marking of any kind. Small format, 56 pp. + 83 b/w plates. View more info

New Kingdom Art in Ancient Egypt During the Eighteenth Dynasty 1590 to 1315 B.C.

By: Aldred, Cyril

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Alec Tiranti Ltd.: 1951

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 119295


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is very clean, with sharp corners, and free of marking of any kind. Contents include: Intro, The Forms of Art During the XVIIIth Dynasty, The Rise of the Dynastic Style, The Apogee of the Dynastic Style, The Amarna Interlude-The Revolutionary Phase, The Amarna Interlude-The Later Phase, The Amarna Interlude-The Aftermath and the Reaction, 98 pages with 174 b&w photos. View more info

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History of Baalbek

By: Alouf, Michel M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harissa , Libanon, St. Pauls Printing Press: 1955

Edition: 10th English Ed.

Seller ID: 141786


Edges of the covers age toned, sunned, one crease across the front, a little curl, otherwise very clean, text/interior has no marking of any kind. About 16 illustrations, maps, 122 pages. View more info

Capo Di Ponte (capo Di Ponte Centro Dell'arte Rupestre camuna)

By: Anati, Emmanuel

Price: $62.95

Publisher: 1975, Edizioni Del Centro:

Seller ID: 124822


First English edition with previous owner's name on the upper corner of front cover, fold-out map in excellent condition, maps, drawings, photos, 59 pages. View more info

Roman Portraits in Context: Imperial and Private Likenesses from the Museo Nazionale Romano

By: Anderson, Maxwell L.;Nista, Leila

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Atlanta, Emory University - Museum of Art and Archaeology: 1198

Seller ID: 125300


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 96 pages. B&w photos. Exhibition catalog. Slight edge wear. View more info

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They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia

By: Annie York; Richard Daly; Chris Arnett

Price: $29.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Talonbooks: 1993

Seller ID: 134414


Book shows light wear only with straight spine, solid binding, with the text/interior unmarked in any way, bumped lower corner. Dust jacket has light scuffing, a little edge wear two 1/4" tears. Maps, b&w line drawings, photos, lots of color drawings . View more info

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Die Tempel Ägyptens. Götterwohnungen, Kultstätten, Baudenkmäler.,

By: Arnold, Dieter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Zurich, Artemis Verlag: 1992

Seller ID: 135976


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 129 pages. Full gray cloth boards. 8 3/4"w x 11 1/4"h. Text in German. View more info

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The Mysteries of the Great Pyramid

By: Aziz, Philippe

Price: $11.21

Publisher: Editions Ferni: 1977

Seller ID: 134321


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 251 pages. Front hinge separating slightly. Turquoise imitation leather cover with Egyptian designs and hieroglyphics in black, brown, and gilt. Brown ribbon bookmark. Many b&w photos. Small format: 4 5/8"w x7 1/8"h. View more info

Architecture in Ancient Egypt and the Near East

By: Badawy, Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press: 1972

Seller ID: 136649


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 246 pages. Full green cloth boards. Tears and edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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Antiquities of India: An Account on the History and Culture of Ancient Hindustan By Dr. L.D. Barnett, with Numerous Illustrations and a Map

By: Barnett, L.D.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, Punthi Pustak: 1964

Seller ID: 132016


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 311 pages. Soiled orange cover. 24 b&w plates (bound out of order), fold-out map, and fold-out alphabet chart. Missing frontispiece. View more info

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It's a Don's Life

By: Beard, Mary

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Profile Books: 2009

Seller ID: 118971


Uncorrected proof/Advance Reading Copy. Trade paperback. View more info

Naissance De L'ecriture: Cuneiformes Et Hieroglyphes [exposition], Galeries Nationales Du Grand Palais, 7 Mai-9 Aout 1982

By: Boulanger, Jean-Paul;Galeries Nationales Du Grand Palais (France);Reunion Des Musees Nationaux (France);Renisio, Genevieve

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Ministere de la culture, Editions de la Reunion des musees nationaux: 1982

Seller ID: 124507


Nice condition, book shows very light wear, with creaseless covers, sharp corners, text/interior is free of marking of any kind, heavily illustrated, text is in French. 383 pages. View more info

Gold of Eldorado. Presented by Benson & Hedges in association with Times Newspaper Ltd. and The Royal Academy of Arts, The

By: Bray, Warwick

Price: $18.95

Publisher: London, The Royal Academy Piccadilly: 1979

Seller ID: 129906


Institutional ex-library book with interior library marks, but unmarked cover. 240 pages. Many photos. Crease on spine. View more info

Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan His Triumph and His Legacy, The

By: Brent, Peter

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Lavergne, Tennessee, U.S.A., Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1976

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 120186


Former library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 264 pages with mostly b&w illustrations, a few in color. Dust jacket has been laminated and taped to covers. Chapters include: The great Khans, Westwards from the Volga, The resilience of Islam, The fall of the celestial kingdom, The golden horde, The Ilkhans of Persia, The sons of heaven, The heartlands, The last assault, The benefi... View more info

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A History of Egypt (4 Book, 8 Vol. set)

By: BUDGE, E. A. [Ernest Alfred Thompson] Wallis

Price: $94.95

Publisher: Neatherlands, Anthropological Publications: 1968

Seller ID: 142619


Four book set in blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine only. Books show very light wear to covers only. Bindings are solid and square, exteriors show no major blemishes, texts/interiors are clean and free of marking of any kind; some corners are bent, a little edge wear, a stain or two on the page ends. Each book contains two volumes for a total of eight: Egypt In the Neolithic and Archaic Periods; Egypt Under the Grat Pyramid Builders, Egypt Under the the Amene... View more info

The Craft of Poetic Speech in Ancient Greece

By: Calame, Claude

Price: $8.92

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., Cornell Univ Pr: 1995

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 109251


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. View more info

Mayas : The Splendor of a Great Culture, The

By: Campa, Mario Perez; Santos, Laura Sotelo

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Mexico, Monclem Ediciones: 2007

Seller ID: 130666


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 226 pages. "This work explains and describes in detail the different facets of this great culture, from the different offices and ranks of Maya society, its political organization and economy to the organization of its magnificent, spectacular cities richly decorated with painting and sculptures, plus a section on one of the most complex writing, number and calendar systems of the ancient world and an intricate religion ... View more info

The Art of the Aztecs

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $8.97

Publisher: San Diego, California, U.S.A., Laurel Glen: 1999

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 112568


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 96 pages. Many color photos. View more info