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81 Von Hagen, Victor W THE DESERT KINGDOMS OF PERU
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society Publishers, Ltd., (1965). (1965). Fine 
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society Publishers, Ltd., (1965).. (1965).. Fine. - Quarto, brown cloth titled in gilt within red rectangles on spine in pictorial dust wrapper. The top edge of the dust jacket has two short tears and some minor wear at head of spine. 191 pages with profuse color and black and white illustrations. Near fine in a very good dw.

First American edition.

A study of the civilization of the Mohica and the Chimú which flourished on the coast of Peru, and whose organized culture predates the Incas. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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82 Waldstein, Charles ESSAYS ON THE ART OF THE PHEIDIAS
Cambridge: University Press / New York: The Century Co., 1885. 1885. Good 
Cambridge: University Press / New York: The Century Co., 1885.. 1885.. Good. - Quarto, light olive cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & the spine. The top edge is gilt. The corners and the head & tail of the spine are chipped and worn. There is some soiling and staining to the covers. 431 pages, with 15 plates and full-page & textual illustrations. The binding is cracked opposite the half-title and there is some scattered foxing throughout. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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83 Waldstein, Charles; and Shoobridge, Leonard HERCULANEUM / PAST PRESENT & FUTURE
London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1908. 1908. Good 
London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1908.. 1908.. Good. - Quarto, black cloth titled in gilt on the spine with an image of a classical statue stamped in gilt on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The binding is rubbed & bumped. The head & tail of the spine are chipped with small pieces out. There is a 2-inch tear to the top of the front joint with a small tear to the cloth of the adjacent corner of the front cover. xxii & 324 pages. The endpapers are darkened. There is soiling to the prelims & occasional light foxing, staining & soiling in the remainder of the book. 11 color plates & heliogravures with tissue guards, including a color frontispiece, & 48 black-and-white plates. Good.

First edition.

The authors published their plan for the excavation of Herculaneum after the Italian governent rejected a plan for an international excavation and announced that it would undertake the work itself. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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84 Wilkinson, Charles K NISHAPUR: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period
[New York]: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, circa [1970]. [1970]. Very good 
[New York]: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, circa [1970].. [1970].. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 12-1/2 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], brown cloth titled in silver with a device in silver on the front cover in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers are slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is chipped with a tear to the top edge of its front panel & a short tear to its bottom edge. The top edges of the dust jacket flaps are darkened & there are several crossed-out red ink prices on the front flap. xlii & 374 pages. 9 pages of color illustrations & profuse photographic illustrations & diagrams in black & white. There is a small area of soiling to the bottom edge. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

"Situated on the great plateau of central Iran, Nishapur was for centuries an important political and cultural center....Prior to the excavations conducted by the Metropolitan Museum's Iranian Expedition (1935-1940), Nishapur was little known. Subsequently Nishapur pottery and 'Nishapur' pottery have entered many museums and private collections." [From the dust wrapper copy]. The period covered by the book extends from the ninth century to 1221. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 125.00 USD

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