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Image for The Engraved Gems of the Greeks Etruscans and Romans, Part One : Engraved Gems of the Greeks and the Etruscans A history of Greek art in miniature

The Engraved Gems of the Greeks Etruscans and Romans, Part One : Engraved Gems of the Greeks and the Etruscans A history of Greek art in miniature

By: Richter, G.M.A.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press Limited: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID220171

ISBN: 0714813478


Folio Size. Very Good copy in a Good+ dustjacket. Dustjacket has a somewhat faded spine - is now protected in a pupose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Bookplate to front free endpaper 339 pages A study of Greek and Etruscan gems is singularly rewarding. This is the first comprehensive book on the subject since Furtwangler's monumental work published in 1900. Dr Richter gives a representative selection of 695 Greek and 181 Etruscan example... View more info

River Basin Survey Papers No. 25: Archeology of the John H. Kerr Reservoir Basin, Roanoke River Virginia - North Carolina

By: Roberts, Frank H.H. [Editor]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1962

Seller ID: ID260932


Octavo Size. A Near Fine copy. No dustjacket. Olive cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Black & white illustrations. Fold-out maps. 447 pages View more info

Image for River Basin Survey Papers Nos 33-38.  Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 189. Inter-Agency Salvage Program

River Basin Survey Papers Nos 33-38. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 189. Inter-Agency Salvage Program

By: Roberts, Frank H.H. [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279646


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white phorographs and diagrams. Fold-out maps. Previous ownership stamps [Royal Society of South Australia] to Title pages. Numbers neatly inked to upper corner of front cover. xiv, 405 pages Covers archaelogical and paleontological sites in North Dakota, South Dakota and Kansas. The program was formulated for the purpose of recovering remains that would be lost as a result of the numerous projects for fl... View more info

Image for The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians and Macedonians Volume 1

The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians and Macedonians Volume 1

By: Rollin, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1857

Seller ID: ID193844


Small Quarto Size. Good condition. Leather covers are worn at edges and cracked along spine. Light foxing throughout. Contains black and white maps and illustrations. Previous Owners name/details to Preliminary Pages. Volume 1 only. 584 pages View more info

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The Seven Wonders of the World

By: Romer, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books: 1995

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID292370

ISBN: 1854796763


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Black & white drawings. 244 pages View more info

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The Seven Wonders of the World. A History of the Modern Imagination

By: Romer, John & Romer, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Seven Dials: 2005

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID299881

ISBN: 0297763911


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Black & white drawings. 244 pages View more info

INTRODUCING PREHISTORY

By: Ronen, Ronen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID221605

ISBN: 0304294721


Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and Black and White drawings/diagrams. 96 pages Book 9 in the Cassell's Introducing Archeology series View more info

Image for The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World.  The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World. The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

By: Scarre, Chris

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302417

ISBN: 0500281831


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. 304 pages Seventy of the ancient world's greatest achievements described and explained. View more info

Image for Egypt The world of the Pharaohs

Egypt The world of the Pharaohs

By: Schulz, Regine and Seidel, Matthias

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cologne, Konemann: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition, Later Printing

Seller ID: ID291444

ISBN: 3895089133


Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 538 pages Prehistory, early history, Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, Later Period, Greco-Roman Period, State and Society, Gods Cults and Kingdom of t... View more info

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Megaliths and Their Mysteries

By: Service, Alastair & Bradbery, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1979

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID300881

ISBN: 0297776940


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Minor stain to top edge of rear panel of dustjacket. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 284 pages View more info

Men Against Time Salvage Archaeology in the United States

By: Silverberg, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID2609


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 202pages Provides an intriguing insight in American history and prehistory as seen through unearthed relics. View more info

Image for The Code Book The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

The Code Book The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

By: Singh, Simon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, 4th Estate: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID160342

ISBN: 1857028791


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Contains b/w illustrations. 402 pages View more info

Image for New Discoveries at Lepenski Vir. Europe's First Monumental Sculpture (New Aspects of Antiquity)

New Discoveries at Lepenski Vir. Europe's First Monumental Sculpture (New Aspects of Antiquity)

By: Srejovic, Dragoslav

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Stein & Day: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID276071

ISBN: 0812814517


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with colour and black & white photographs and black and white drawings and diagrams. Light foxing to upper edge. Previous owner's label to upper edge of front free endpaper. 216 pages A description of the excavations at Lepenski Vir. View more info

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The World of the Pharaohs

By: Stierlin, Henri

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Mayflower Books: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID283781

ISBN: 0831796316


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 96 pages View more info

Image for Stone Monuments of Southern Mexico (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin, 138)

Stone Monuments of Southern Mexico (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin, 138)

By: Stirling, Matthew W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID299833


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Spine faded. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. Stamp of previous owner (Royal Society of South Australia) to the front cover. 84 pages. View more info

A Soaring Spirit 600-400 BC

By: The Editors of Time-Life Books

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1988

Seller ID: ID6882

ISBN: 0705409724


Quarto Size. Near Fine condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 176pages. Time Life History of the World series. View more info

Records in Clay

By: Thompson, J.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, The Australian Institute of Archaeology: 1948

Seller ID: ID225792


Small Octavo Size. Very Good condition; pamphlet Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 36 pages View more info

Image for Excavation of a Site at Santiago Ahuitzotla, D.F. Mexico [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 74]

Excavation of a Site at Santiago Ahuitzotla, D.F. Mexico [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 74]

By: Tozzer, Alfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1921

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID278152


Octavo size. Very Good condition. Nice olive green boards with gilt titles and small decoration to spine. Previous owner's [Royal Society of South Australia] stamp to front pastedown and title page. Spine a little rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White plates and fold-out diagram. 55 pages + plates Recounts the finding from an excavation undertaken in 1913-14. View more info

Image for The Shadow of Vesuvius Pompeii AD 79

The Shadow of Vesuvius Pompeii AD 79

By: Trevelyan, Raleigh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID159933


Small Quarto. Very Good condition but missing glassine jacket. Buff colored covers with brown cloth spine. Gold embossed. Illustrated endpapers. Black & white and color plates and Black & white photos. 128 pages Presentation Volume for 1977. View more info

Image for Mysteries of the Lost Lands [Great Mysteries]

Mysteries of the Lost Lands [Great Mysteries]

By: Van Zandt, Eleanor and Stemman, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Mayflower Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282988

ISBN: 0831762780


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 256pages View more info