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AYYILDIZ, UGUR
The Kariye Museum
Istanbul, Turkey, Net Turistik Yayinlar. 1990, Sixth Edition. (ISBN: 9754790450). Soft Cover. An illustrated guide to the Byzantine mosaics at the Kariye Museum in Istanbul. Illustrations nicely reproduced in color with descriptive text in English. Map of exhibits included. Printed on coated paper. Near fine/very good plus copy with some rubbing to cover at spine. 54 pp. Very Good.
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 BIRLEY, ANTHONY, Life in Roman Britain
BIRLEY, ANTHONY
Life in Roman Britain
London, UK, P.T. Batsford. 1966, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Second printing, 1966. Maroon cloth, gilt titles at spine, maroon topstain. Printed on heavy coated paper and profusely illustrated in B&W with artifacts, aerial photos. etc. Contains a list of illustrations, with sources. Book very good plus with evident removal of bookplate at front pastedown. DJ very good plus with wear to folds, price clipped. 176 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 10294
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 BRAIDWOOD, ROBERT J. AND GORDON R. WILLEY, EDS., Courses Toward Urban Life
BRAIDWOOD, ROBERT J. AND GORDON R. WILLEY, EDS.
Courses Toward Urban Life
Chicago, IL, Aldine Publishing Company. 1968, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fourth printing, 1968. Blue cloth, gilt titles. A collection of essays resulting from a symposium held at the European Headquarters of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthrolopolical Research at Burg Warterstein, Austria, 1960. The contributors appear to be various well-known scholars in anthropology, archaeology and related fields. Various charts and graphs included in text. Book very good plus with faint spotting to top edge, else little wear. DJ very good with a few short edge tears. 371 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 13973
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0375404260 BRAUDEL, FERNAND;REYNOLDS, SIAN;AYALA, ROSELYNE DE;BRAUDEL, PAULE, Memory and the Mediterranean
BRAUDEL, FERNAND;REYNOLDS, SIAN;AYALA, ROSELYNE DE;BRAUDEL, PAULE
Memory and the Mediterranean
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc. 2001, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0375404260). Hardcover. Stated first American edition. Edited by Roselyne de Alaya and Paule Braudel and translated by Sian Reynolds. With an Introduction by Oswyn Murray and a Preamble by Christopher Logue. A prevously-unpublished work by an historian reputed to be 'one of the greatest of the 20th century.' Includes 14 maps and 6 illustrations in text and 32 color plates. The author begins with the discovery of the earliest artifacts through the Roman occupation of that part of the world. Definitely a necessary addition to any library with an interest in this topic. Book unread, near fine but for a production flaw to rear pastedown resulting in a half-inch tear. DJ near new, little wear. 365 pp. Very Good/Near Fine.
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Book number: 12660
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BREASTED, JAMES HENRY
The Conquest of Civilization: Revised Edition
The Literary Guild. 1938, Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Reprint of the original 1926 edition from Harper & Brothers; revised and expanded edition. Red cloth, gilt titles to spine. Illustrated endsheets, maroon topstain. A study of Egyptian, Greek, Meditteranean and Roman civilizations by a noted historian of the early 20th century. Illustrated with drawings and artifacts; photo supplement at front of book. Book very good plus with overall aging, abrasion to cloth at front board. DJ very good minus with edge chipping, two small holes at front, aging. 669 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 11330
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 DURANT, WILL, The Life of Greece - The Story of Civilization II
DURANT, WILL
The Life of Greece - The Story of Civilization II
Simon & Schuster. 1966, BOMC Edition. Hardcover. Book, Twenty-sixth BOMC printing. Maroon cloth binding, gilt titles and stamped portrait to front board. Map endsheets, maroon topstain. Book unread and overall very good but was dropped, resulting in 3/4" tear to front board at foreedge and a few (unrelated) spots to topstain. DJ very good minus with a 2-1/2" split--crease-tear at top of front panel and minor rubbing. 754 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 10001
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EDWARDS, GEORGE (INTRODUCTION)
Edward Gibbon's The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
New York, New York, The Grolier Club. 2000, 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Staplebound atalogue from an exhibition at Chapin Library, Williams College. The exhibition featured materials including and related to Gibbon's history. Sections include: Gibbon's Biography, Gibbon's Library, Gibbon's Scholarship and Gibbon's Roman Portraits. Near fine with very light cover soil. 50 pp. Near Fine.
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Book number: 11634
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 ERDEMGIL, S. ET AL, The Terrace Houses in Ephesus
ERDEMGIL, S. ET AL
The Terrace Houses in Ephesus
Istanbul, Turkey, Hitit Color. 1990, 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Date approximate, no date given. English language version. Text by the director and researchers at the Ephesus Museum. An illustrated survey of the excavation and restoration of these ancient structures. Photos in color, reconstruction architectural drawings included. A near fine copy with giver inscription on ffep, museum price (?) stamp also. Several unused color postcards of the site laid in. Quite scarce. 64 pp. Very Good.
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Book number: 11725
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Keywords: Architecture

 
FAGAN, BRIAN M.
Quest for the Past: Great Discoveries in Archaeology
Waveland Press. 1988, First Thus. (ISBN: 0881333441). Soft Cover. Re-issued in 1988, no information on original publication. Topics include Louis Leakey's valley of bones; The Makah; Teotihuacdn, Layard of Ninevveh, Heinrich Schliemann and anceint Troy, Arthur Evans and the Minoans, Pyramids and pyramidologists and Chairman Mao's archaeology. Illustrated with photos and drawinigs. Very good with shelfwear, light readerwear. 300 pp. Very Good.
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Book number: 11028
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 GIBBON, EDWARD, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 3 Vol Complete
GIBBON, EDWARD
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 3 Vol Complete
Modern Library. 1953, Reprint. Hardcover. Book, ML G6, G7 and G8. Vol. 1 (AD 180-395) grey cloth, black/gilt titles, decoration to front. Toledano spine 5G. Blank endsheets, no topstain. Near fine with light topsoil. 956 pp. DJ (G5) very good plus with short wrinkle-tear at head of spine, other edgewear, price clipped. Vol 2 (AD 395-1185) red cloth, black/gilt titles, Toledano spine 5G, black topstain, blank endsheets. Book near fine, 923 pp. DJ (G5) also near fine with price clipped. Vol 3 (AD 1185-1453) same descr. as Vol 2, also near fine. DJ (G5) near fine w/price clipped. 898 pp. A beautiful set!. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 9049
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034502429X GLOB, P.V., The Bog People: Iron-Age Man Preserved
GLOB, P.V.
The Bog People: Iron-Age Man Preserved
Ballantine Books. 1971, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 034502429X). Mass Market Paperback. Stated first Ballantine printing, 1971 with $1.25 cover price. Translated by Rupert Bruce-Mitford. With two photo sections on coated paper. Very good plus with mild slant to spine, creases at binding edge, small dent to front cover. 144 pp. Very Good.
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Book number: 12960
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HAMILTON, EDITH
The Echo of Greece
U.S.A. W. W. Norton & Company. 1964, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0393002314). Soft Cover. Fourth printing of this Norton Library edition. In this volume, Hamilton touches on some of the major themes and preoccupations of Greek life and culture. A very good little-used copy with light shelfwear. 224 pp. Very Good.
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Book number: 14253
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 HAMILTON, EDITH, The Greek Way
HAMILTON, EDITH
The Greek Way
W.W. Norton & Co. 1942, 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth, gilt titles. Book club edition, apparent from divit to back board near spine. An interpretive study of the significance and meaning of Greek culture and society. Book very good plus with owner signature and date to ffep, darkening to front pastedown from past laid-in material. DJ with code 097 also very good plus with flap clipped, a couple of repaired tears to reverse, small stains to front panel. 347 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 13463
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0801413648 HELMS, S. W., Jawa: Lost City of the Black Desert
HELMS, S. W.
Jawa: Lost City of the Black Desert
U.S.A. Cornell Univ Pr. 1981, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0801413648). Hardcover. First edition (NAP). Black cloth, gilt titles. An archaeological study of the ancient ruins in northeast Jordan. Illustrated by numerous maps, drawings and photos on coated paper. Book unread, near fine. DJ very good plus with one or two short tears. 270 pp. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 14832
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 HENCKEN, HUGH, Tarquinia and Etruscan Origins
HENCKEN, HUGH
Tarquinia and Etruscan Origins
Praeger Publishers. 1968, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Orange cloth, gilt titles, orange topstain. First edition (NAP). One of Ancient Peoples and Places series, Glyn Daniel, General Editor. Contains 173 B&W photos, 45 laine drawings and 5 maps. This volume is a brief versionof a larger 2-volume work called Tarquinia, Villanovans and Early Etruscans published by the Peabody Museum at Harvard. Quite informative, nonetheless. Book very good plus with some mild spotting to photoplates. DJalso very good with one open tear at back panel, price clipped. Notes on the Plates,Selected Bibliography, Index included. 248 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 11977
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0451527372 HOMER;ROUSE, W. H. D., Iliad
HOMER;ROUSE, W. H. D.
Iliad
New York, New York, U.S.A. Signet Classic. 1999, Reprint. (ISBN: 0451527372). Mass Market Paperback. A Signet Classic edition, 15th printing thus. Translated by W.H.D. Rouse and cover art by bygnos Painter. An unread copy with a few pages creased at lower foreedge, aging to paper. 309 pp. Near Fine.
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Book number: 13455
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LISSNER, IVAR
The Living Past: 7,000 Years of Civilization
G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1957, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Third printing. Green cloth, gilt titles blocks to spine. A survey of ancient cultures, including Sumerian, Babylonian, Egyptian, Hittite, Assyrian, Phoenician, Persian, Etruscan, Greek, Carthaginian, Roman, Mongolian, Chinese, Japanese, Inca and Mayan. With 8 photo supplements on coated paper. Book near fine with little wear. DJ with minor chipping to heel of spine, edgwear. 444 pp. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 11321
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 MACKENDRICK, PAUL, The Mute Stones Speak: The Story of Archaeology in Italy
MACKENDRICK, PAUL
The Mute Stones Speak: The Story of Archaeology in Italy
St. Martin’s Press. 1960, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth, gilt titles, photo endsheets, red topstain. First edition (NAP). A history of archaeology in Italy from pre-Roman times to time of publication. Illustrated with many photos, drawings and maps.Author has written other books on the Classical era. Book unread, near fine with little wear. DJ very good with edgewear, a couple of small holes/tears. 369 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 12254
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0690005741 MAZONOWICZ, DOUGLAS, Voices from the Stone Age: A Search for Cave and Canyon Art
MAZONOWICZ, DOUGLAS
Voices from the Stone Age: A Search for Cave and Canyon Art
Crowell. 1974, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0690005741). Hardcover. First printing. Brown cloth, gilt titles, illustrated endsheets depicting cave art. A study of prehistoric art, illustrated with many examples in color and B&W. Color illustrations on matte finish paper. Author has been a freelance artist as well as, more recently, a Research Associate at the Carnegie Museum. Book very good plus with little discernible wear. DJ very good with several repaired tears, edgewear. 211 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 12700
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MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON
Egyptian Art
Boston, MA, Museum of Fine Arts. 1970, 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Pocket-sized (3x5) staplebound pamphlet that may have been one in a multi-piece package. Date approximate, no date given. Contents list 36 artifacts from the Museum's collection with B&W photos and one-paragraph descriptions. Very good with light spots to back cover, endmatter, one or two pages. Unpaginated. Very Good.
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Book number: 11728
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Keywords: Art, Sculpture & Design

 PAYNE, ROBERT, The Gold of Troy
PAYNE, ROBERT
The Gold of Troy
Funk & Wagnall. 1959, Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Brown cloth binding, gilt titles blocks to spine. BOMC edition. The story of Heinrich Schliemann and the buried cities of ancient Greece. Center photoplate supplement on coated paper. Book near fine, little wear. DJ very good with wear to spine-ends, small tear, small surface abrasion. BOMC precis by Basil Davenport laid in. 273 pp. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 11320
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 REISINGER, F. POLAND, AND R. WAGNER, The Culture of Ancient Greece and Rome
REISINGER, F. POLAND, AND R. WAGNER
The Culture of Ancient Greece and Rome
Little, Brown & Co. 1926, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth, gilt titles. No DJ. Early printing with no date on cr. A survey of language, literature, arts, philosophy/religion, government and military in the ancient world. Illustrated with numerous photos, drawings, maps, etc, some bound-in foldouts at end. Book very good plus with titles faded at spine. light wear to cloth at spine-ends. 334 pp. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14873
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RIEU, E.V. (TR); HOMERUS
The Illustrated Odyssey
A&W Publishers. 1981, First Edition. (ISBN: 0894790765). Hardcover. Book, First thus. Originally published in 1946 by Penguin Books. Black cloth binding, gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. A prose translation by Rieu of Homer's Odyssey. Accompanied by B&W and color plate illustrations depicting possible geographic locations and archaeological artifacts pertinent to the narrative. Introduction by Jacquetta Hawkes. A near fine copy with faint spotting to top edge and slight bump to bottom edge. DJ in Mylar also near fine with slight rubbing. 255 pp. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 8040
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0375714464 SCHWAB, GUSTAV, Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece
SCHWAB, GUSTAV
Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece
New York, New York, U.S.A. Pantheon Books. 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 0375714464). Soft Cover. Book, First printing of this edition. Translated from the German by Olga Marx and Ernst Morwitz. Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library. Illustrated in B&W. Unread, as new. 764 pp. As New.
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Book number: 518
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0385145225 SULLIVAN, GEORGE, Discover Archaeology
SULLIVAN, GEORGE
Discover Archaeology
U.S.A. Doubleday. 1980, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0385145225). Hardcover. Stated first edition. Black cloth, mustard boards, gilt titles. Subtitled 'An Introduction to the Tools & Techniques of Archaeological Fieldwork, with a State-by-State Listing of Archaeological Sites and Fieldwork Opportunities.' Illustrated with B&W photos and drawings, maps throughout. Book clearly unread, near fine. DJ very good plus with sunning to spine, edgewear. 271 pp. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 14730
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