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(MATTHEWS, DEREK; WATERMAN, DUDLEY M.; WAGNER, ANTHONY R.; LONDON, H. STANFORD; SUMMERSON, SIR JOHN; ET AL)
Archaeologia / or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity / Published by the Society of Antiquaries of London. Vol. XCVII (Second Series, Volume XLVII)
Oxford, U.K.: The Society of Antiquaries, 1959. 1959. 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 Monastery of Debra Damo, Ethiopia" by Derek Matthews, "The Swan Badge and the Swan Knight" by Anthony R. Wagner and "The Greyhound as a Royal Beast" by H. Stanford London. Very good .

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Book number: 23421
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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; ARCHAEOLOGIA Or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity; society of antiquaries; derek matthews; dudley m. waterman; ANTHONY R. WAGNER; H. STANFORD LONDON; sir john summerson; monastery of debra damo; ethiopia; medieval york; t

 
(MELLINK, MACHTELD; YOUNG, RODNEY S.; ET AL)
Art Treasures of Turkey. Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution 1966-1968. (Catalog)
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1966. 1966. 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. Fine .
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Book number: 11834
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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; ART; TURKEY; ANATOLIA; ANCIENT TURKEY; EXHIBITION; CATALOG; SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION; RODNEY S. YOUNG; MACHTELD MELLINK; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
DALL'AGLIO, PIER LUIGI; DE MARIA, SANDRO; MARIOTTI, AMELIA
Archeologia Delle Valli Marchigiane Misa, Nevola E Cesano
Perugia: Electa Editori Umbri, (1991). (1991). Perugia: Electa Editori Umbri, (1991). (1991). Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8 inches wide], soft covers bound in pictorial dark teal wraps. The rear wrap is rubbed & the front wrap is lightly rubbed with the corners slightly creased. 186 & [1] pages plus colophon. Illustrated in black & white and color. A price-sticker has been removed from the front endpaper. Very good.

The text is in Italian. Very good .

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Book number: 18914
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 | £UK 25.5 | JP¥ 3839]
Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGIA DELLE VALLI MARCHGIANE MISA, NEVOLA E CESANO; MISA; NEVOLA; CESANO; ITALY; PIER LUIGI DALL'AGLIO; SANDRO DE MARIA; AMELIA MARIOTTI; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
ARROYO DE ANDA, LUIS AVELEYRA
Obras Selectas Del Arte Prehispanico (Adquisiciones Recientes)
Mexico, D.F.: Museo Nacional de Antropologia, (1964). (1964). 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 & introductory material plus profuse black-and-white plates from photographs by Irmgard Groth-Kimball, with captions on the facing pages. The paper on the rear pastedown is partially detached & the rear hinge is starting. There is a price-sticker partially obliterated in ink on the front endpaper. The bottom corners of the leaves are lightly creased. Good.

First edition.

"Edicion commemorativa de la inauguracion del nuevo edificio del Museo Nacional de Antropologia". Good .

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Book number: 9347
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.25 | £UK 36.5 | JP¥ 5484]
Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ART; ARCHEOLOGY; PRECOLUMBIAN; MEXICO; OBRAS SELECTAS DEL ARTE PREHISPANICO; MUSEO NACIONAL DE ANTROPOLOGIA; ACQUISITIONS; PLATES; PHOTOGRAPHER; IRMGARD GROTH-KIMBALL; LUIS AVELEYRA ARROYO DE ANDA; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
(ANONYMOUS)
Historical Relics Unearthed in New China
Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1972. 1972. 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 them full- or double-page in color and black & white. A folding list of the illustrations in Chinese is tipped onto the rear endpaper. Very good in a good slipcase.

The title page is printed in Chinese and five other languages, with the remaining text in Chinese. Laid in is a stapled 9-page booklet containing an English translation of the foreword, list of illustrations and chronological table of Chinese history. Also laid in is the "Official and Authentic Introduction and Catalogue" for "The Exhibition of Archaeological Finds of the People's Republic of China. The 40-page catalog, bound in yellow wraps, was printed in 1974 by the Chinese Exhibition Council of the Royal Ontario Museum. Very good .

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Book number: 25618
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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; CHINA; PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; HISTORICAL RELICS UNEARTHED IN NEW CHINA; ILLUSTRATIONS; Exhibition of Archaeological Finds of the People's Republic of China; CATALOG.

 
BACON, EDWARD
Digging for History: Archaeological Discoveries Throughout the World, 1945 to 1959. With an Introduction by William Foxwell Albright
New York: The John Day Company, (1961). (1961). 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. Very good .
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Book number: 5104
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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; ARCHAEOLOGISTS; DISCOVERIES; EXCAVATIONS; TWENTIETH CENTURY; 20TH CENTURY; EDWARD BACON; WILLIAM FOXWELL ALBRIGHT; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
BENEVOLO, LEONARDO; EDITOR
Roma: Studio Per la Sistemazione Dell'Area Archeologica Centrale
Roma: De Luca Editore/Soprintendenza Archeologica di Roma, (1985). (1985). 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 a national commission was created to study the deterioration of the architecture and monuments in Rome's 'zona archeologica', to examine the ruinous effects of pollution and heavy traffic, and to propose means of repairing the monuments and protecting the area from further damage. The writers of this book discuss the problems and propose ways of restoring and further excavating the archeological remains. Fine .

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Book number: 803
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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHEOLOGY; ITALY; ROME; ROMAN; ANTIQUITIES; ZONA ARCHEOLOGICA; RESTORATION; LEONARDO BENEVOLO; A. CAGNARDI; F. CASTAGNOLI; V. GREGOTTI; I. PIZZETI; C. PODESTA; G. ZAMBRINI; SOPRINTENDENZA ARCHEOLOGICA DI ROMA; MINISTERO PER I BENI CULTURALE AMBIENTALI.

 
BERGMAN, SIDNEY M.; OLIVER, ANDREW, JR.
Ancient Glass in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh.
(Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Institute), (1980). (1980). 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 "Sidney". The text includes an essay by Bergman who organized and enlarged the collection, and an introduction by Andrew Oliver, Jr. who edited the catalog. Very good .

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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: DECORATIVE ARTS; GLASSWARE; ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; ANCIENT GLASS IN THE CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, PITTSBURGH; SIDNEY M. BERGMAN, HONORARY CURATOR OF ANCIENT GLASS; INSCRIBED; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; ILLUSTRATED CATALOG; ANDREW OLIVER, JR

 
BERKSON, CARMEL
The Caves at Aurangabad. Early Buddhist Tantric Art in India
Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd. / New York: Mapin International Inc. (1986). (1986). 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 the top corner of the front endpaper. A previous owner's name is partially erased from the top corner of that same endpaper. Very good.

First edition. Very good .

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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; ARTIFACTS; ART; EARLY BUDDHIST TRANTRIC ART IN INDIA; ARCHEOLOGY; RELIGION; BUDDHISM; THE CAVES AT AURANGABAD; ILLUSTRATED; ILLUSTRATIONS; FOLDING PLATE; SITE PLAN; CARMEL BERKSON; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION; ASIAN; ORIENTAL; ASIA; INDIAN.

 
BRAY, WARWICK M.; SWANSON, EARL H.; AND FARRINGTON, IAN S
The New World
(New York): Elsevier Phaidon, (1975). (1975). (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. Fine .

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Book number: 3692
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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; AMERICANA; SOUTH AMERICA; CHACO CANYON; MEXICO; TEOTIHUACAN; MESOAMERICA; PERU; MACHU PICCHU; ILLUSTRATIONS; WARWICK M. BRAY; EARL H. SWANSON; IAN S. FARRINGTON.

 
BROWN, PETER LANCASTER
Megaliths and Masterminds
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1979). (1979). 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. Very good .

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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; MEGALITHS AND MASTERMINDS; PETER LANCASTER BROWN; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
BURROWS, MILLAR
The Dead Sea Scrolls. With Translations by the Author
New York: The Viking Press, 1955. 1955. 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. Very good .

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Book number: 8390
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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS; TRANSLATIONS; MILLAR BURROWS; BIBLE; BIBLICAL; KHIRBET QUMRAN; TRANSLATIONS; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
BURROWS, RONALD M
The Discoveries in Crete and Their Bearing on the History of Ancient Civilisation
Port Washington, NY/London: Kennikat Press, (1969). (1969). 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. Very good .

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Book number: 4878
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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; EXCAVATIONS; CRETE; DISCOVERIES; RONALD M. BURROWS; KNOSSOS; MINOS; PHAESTOS; HAGIA TRIADA; MINOAN; BRONZE AGE; LABYRINTH; MINOTAUR; NEOLOTHIC; HOMERIC POETRY.

 
BURROWS, RONALD M
The Discoveries in Crete / and Their Bearing on the History of Ancient Civilisation
Port Washington, NY/London: Kennikat Press, (1969). (1969). 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. Fine .

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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; CRETE; EXCAVATIONS; RONALD M. BURROWS; KNOSSOS; MINOS; PHAESTOS; HAGIA TRIADA; MINOANS; BRONZE AGE; MINOTAUR; LABYRINTH; NEOLOTHIC POTTERY; HOMERIC POEMS.

 
CARTER, HOWARD
The Tomb of Tutankhamen
London: Barrie & Jenkins, (1972). (1972). 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 discovered in 1922. Very good .

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Catalogue: Archaeology
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHEOLOGY; EGYPT; EGYPTIAN KING; PHARAOHS; VALLEY OF THE KINGS; BURIAL CHAMBER; THE TOMB OF TUTANKHAMEN; HOWARD CARTER; EXCAVATIONS; ILLUSTRATIONS.

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