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HISTORICAL RELICS UNEARTHED IN NEW CHINA

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1972.: 1972.

Seller ID: 25618


Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1972.. 1972.. Very good. - Quarto [12-3/4 inches high by 10-1/2 inches wide], white buckram, in a dust wrapper. The book is housed in a gray cardboard slipcase. The binding is lightly bumped. There is a small dent to the spine & the tail of the spine & the bottom corner of the front cover are lightly stained. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly chipped. The slipcase is darkened with some light staining. [v] & 217 illustrations, most of th... View more info

THE DAWN OF CIVILIZATION: The First World Survey of Human Cultures in Early Times

By: (Clark, Grahame; Aldred, Cyril; Wheeler, Sir Mortimer). Piggott, Stuart; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., (1961).: (1961).

Seller ID: 5103


New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., (1961).. (1961).. Good. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with short tears & pieces out. There is a long tear to the rear panel & a large piece out of the tail of the spine. 403 & [1] pages. The page edges are darkened. Profusely illustrated in black & white & color. Ex-library with a book label stamped "withdrawn" on the front pastedown & another stamp on the half-title. Good. Dust jacket... View more info

THE MUSEUM JOURNAL. Published Quarterly. (Vol. XVIII, No. 1). March, 1927

By: (Harrison, Charles C.; Rowe, Alan; Mason, J. Alden; Legrain, Leon; Fernaold, Edith E..; Hall, H. U.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: The Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, 1927.: 1927.

Seller ID: 13274


Philadelphia, PA: The Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, 1927.. 1927.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The binding is rubbed. The spine is somewhat darkened with the head chipped & the tail torn with a small piece out. 114 & [2] pages. 1 folding diagram & numerous full-page & textual illustrations in black & white. The text block is detache from the wrappers. The fore-edge is lightly foxed & the bottom corners of the first few pages are creas... View more info

ARCHAEOLOGIA / Or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity / Published by the Society of Antiquaries of London. Vol. XCVII (Second Series, Volume XLVII)

By: (Matthews, Derek; Waterman, Dudley M.; Wagner, Anthony R.; London, H. Stanford; Summerson, Sir John; et al)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, U.K.: The Society of Antiquaries, 1959.: 1959.

Seller ID: 23421


Oxford, U.K.: The Society of Antiquaries, 1959.. 1959.. Very good. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 9-5/8 inches wide] rust brown cloth. The covers are very slightly bumped with some rubbing to the rear cover. xii & 242 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations, including folding architectural plans & genealogical tables. The endpapers are slightly darkened with an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Very good. Among the articles in this volume are "The Mona... View more info

ART TREASURES OF TURKEY. Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution 1966-1968. (Catalog)

By: (Mellink, Machteld; Young, Rodney S.; et al)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1966.: 1966.

Seller ID: 11834


Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1966.. 1966.. Fine. - Small quarto [9 inches square], cloth, in a dust wrapper. xiv & 120 pages plus section of profuse black-and-white illustrations. Also with a color frontispiece. Lightly soiled, else near fine. Dust jacket present. View more info

NEOLITHIC CULTURE IN GREECE

By: (Papathanassopoulos, George A.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Athens: Nicholas P. Goulandris Foundation, Museum of Cycladic Art, 1996.: 1996.

Seller ID: 22533


Athens: Nicholas P. Goulandris Foundation, Museum of Cycladic Art, 1996.. 1996.. Fine. - Quarto, 11-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide. Tan cloth titled in white on the front cover & the spine in a color pictorial dust wrapper. 352 pages, profusely illustrated in color and black & white throughout. Near fine. Published in conjunction with the museum's 10th anniversary exhibition "Neolithic Culture in Greece", organized by the Nicholas P. Goulandris Foundation - ... View more info

SIR AUREL STEIN: Archaeological Explorer.

By: (Stein, Sir Aurel). Mirsky, Jeannette.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1977.: 1977.

Seller ID: 33818


Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1977.. 1977.. Very good. - Octavo, tan cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped. xiii & 585 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There is some minor soiling & foxing to the top edge. Very good First edition.Review copy with the publisher's slip and a copy of a printed ad for the book laid in.Sir Aurel Stein [1862-1943] explored the neolithic to medieval periods and covered the area... View more info

THE LOST WORLD OF POMPEII

By: Amery, Colin; Curran, Brian, Jr

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA: The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2002).: (2002).

Seller ID: 30444


Los Angeles, CA: The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2002).. (2002).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers are slightly rubbed. 191 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. First American edition.Published in association with the World Monuments Fund which sponsors an ongoing conservation program to maintain Pompeii. With an introduction by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill. D... View more info

OBRAS SELECTAS DEL ARTE PREHISPANICO (Adquisiciones recientes)

By: Arroyo de Anda, Luis Aveleyra

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mexico, D.F.: Museo Nacional de Antropologia, (1964).: (1964).

Seller ID: 9347


Mexico, D.F.: Museo Nacional de Antropologia, (1964).. (1964).. Good. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide], gray buckram titled in black on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped & the tail of the spine is faded. The dust jacket is rubbed, darkened & chipped with pieces out of the head & tail of the spine & the top edges of the panels. Several tears have been repaired with scotch tape internally. Unpaginated. Prelims & introducto... View more info

DIGGING FOR HISTORY: Archaeological Discoveries Throughout the World, 1945 to 1959. With an Introduction by William Foxwell Albright

By: Bacon, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The John Day Company, (1961).: (1961).

Seller ID: 5104


New York: The John Day Company, (1961).. (1961).. Very good. - Squarish octavo [10-1/4 inches high by 7-5/8 inches wide], brown cloth. The spine is faded. [x] & 318 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There is staining to the front pastedown with an ink name & address along the top edge & with some light staining to the front endpaper, else a very good copy. View more info

ROMA: Studio per la sistemazione dell'area archeologica centrale

By: Benevolo, Leonardo; editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Roma: De Luca Editore/Soprintendenza Archeologica di Roma, (1985).: (1985).

Seller ID: 803


Roma: De Luca Editore/Soprintendenza Archeologica di Roma, (1985).. (1985).. Fine. - (Lavori e Studi di Archeologia No. 7). 4to, gray cloth (bumped) titled in red, in dw (lightly soiled). 117 pp. Illustrated with 2 folding B&W plates [maps] & with full-page & textual illustrations, maps & charts in B&W & color. Near fine in very good dw. Text in Italian by L. Benevolo, A. Cagnardi, F. Castagnoli, V. Gregotti, I. Pizzetti, C. Podesta and G. Zambrini.In January 1979... View more info

ANCIENT GLASS in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh.

By: Bergman, Sidney M.; Oliver, Andrew, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Institute), (1980).: (1980).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35702


SIGNED BY SIDNEY M. BERGMAN - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in dark gray wrappers titled & decorated in gilt. There is some light rubbing to the wraps & the spine is sunned. 155 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white, with photographs by Stanley L. Franzos. Very good. A catalog inscribed on the front endpaper by Sidney Bergman, Honorary Curator of Ancient Glass at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and signed "... View more info

THE CAVES AT AURANGABAD. Early Buddhist Tantric Art in India

By: Berkson, Carmel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd. / New York: Mapin International Inc., (1986).: (1986).

Seller ID: 24066


Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd. / New York: Mapin International Inc., (1986).. (1986).. Very good. - Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Black boards titled in white on the front cover and the spine, in a pictorial black dust wrapper. The dust jacket and the edges of the covers are slightly rubbed. xvi & 238 pages, profusely illustrated throughout with textual and full-page illustrations and a folding "site plan". A number is stamped in blue at... View more info

THE NEW WORLD

By: Bray, Warwick M.; Swanson, Earl H.; and Farrington, Ian S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (New York): Elsevier Phaidon, (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 3692


(New York): Elsevier Phaidon, (1975).. (1975).. Fine. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a light stain to the front panel & 2 small score marks to the rear panel. 151 pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Series title: The Making of the Past. Dust jacket present. View more info

MEGALITHS AND MASTERMINDS

By: Brown, Peter Lancaster

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1979).: (1979).

Seller ID: 14411


NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt, in dw (rear wrap lightly soiled; top edge of rear flap creased; owner's blind stamp on front flap; price- clipped). [viii] & 246 pages (owner's blind stamp on title) with 16 full pages of illustrations plus textual illustrations. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS. With Translations by the Author

By: Burrows, Millar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1955.: 1955.

Seller ID: 8390


New York: The Viking Press, 1955.. 1955.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are very lightly bumped & the head & tail of the spine are slightly creased. The top & bottom edges of the dust jacket are chipped with short tears & pieces out. xv & 435 pages. 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations, including a map. There is some light staining to the front pastedown & endpaper & to the fore- edge. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Fifth printing. ... View more info

THE DISCOVERIES IN CRETE And Their Bearing on the History of Ancient Civilisation

By: Burrows, Ronald M

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Port Washington, NY/London: Kennikat Press, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 4878


Port Washington, NY/London: Kennikat Press, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in black on the spine. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped with areas of light staining to the front cover. xvi & 244 pages. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. Originally published in 1907. View more info

THE DISCOVERIES IN CRETE / And Their Bearing on the History of Ancient Civilisation

By: Burrows, Ronald M

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Port Washington, NY/London: Kennikat Press, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 5124


Port Washington, NY/London: Kennikat Press, (1969).. (1969).. Fine. - Octavo, green cloth titled in black on the spine. The covers are very lightly bumped & rubbed. xvi & 244 pages. Illustrated in black & white with 1 full-page illustration & 3 plates. Near fine. Reprint of a work first published in 1907. View more info

THE TOMB OF TUTANKHAMEN

By: Carter, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: Barrie & Jenkins, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 24197


London: Barrie & Jenkins, (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 8 inches wide], boards in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The binding is bumped & the dust wrapper is rubbed with the edges of its flaps darkened. 236 & [2] pages. Full-page illustrations in color and black & white and black-and-white textual illustrations. The bottom page corners are lightly bumped. Very good. Howard Carter led the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamen, which was ... View more info

FOUR FACES OF SIVA: The Detective Story of a Vanished Race

By: Casey, Robert J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1929).: (1929).

Seller ID: 3238


Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1929).. (1929).. Good. - Octavo, orange cloth backed with black cloth titled in gilt with decorations in gilt on the spine & with a vignette stamped in black on the front cover. The covers are bumped & soiled. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & slightly frayed & the gilt is completely faded. xii & pages [13]-373. There is an ink name & date on the front endpaper. The page edges are slightly darkened; there is occasion... View more info