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The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 76, 1990

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1990

Seller ID: 19815


Crisp as new. No names or writing. Pages and cover pristine. Measures 9"x11" and has 260 pages plus plates. Illustrated with charts and black and white plates on glossy paper at back of book. Among the many articles are: The Origin of the Pyramid Texts Found on Middle Kingdom Saqqara Coffins; Crime, Cult and Capital Punishment; Interpreting the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor; Crown Prince Djhutmose and the Royal Sons of the 18th Dynasty; The Death of Niphururiya... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 54, 1968

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1968

Seller ID: 19834


Spine has sunned and there is a one inch chip to paper over spine at crown, but otherwise this one is pristine. No names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 245 pages. Illustrated with black and white plates. Among the many articles are: The Pregnancy of Isis; A Bibliography of Jeroslav Cerny; Four Hieratic Ostraca of the Old Kingdom; An Early Middle Kingdom Account; A Reconsideration of the Middle Kingdom Cairo Letter; A New Wisdom Text From a Writing-Board i... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 67, 1981

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1981

Seller ID: 19846


Spine has sunned, but otherwise this one is pristine. No names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 207 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. Among the many articles are: Two Old Kingdom Tombs at Giza; The Conclusion to the Testament of Ammenemes, King of Egypt; An Eighteenth-Dynasty Linen in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston; Egypt, Samos and the Archaic Style in Greek Sculpture; Ancient Egyptian Silver; and The Rev. Dr. Antho... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 66, 1980

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1980

Seller ID: 19847


Spine has sunned, but otherwise this one is pristine. No names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 192 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. A sampling of article topics include: Observations of a collection of crania from the Mastabas of the Reign of Cheops at Giza; two lute players of the Amarna Era; Historical observations of the military reliefs of Abu Simbel and other Ramesside Temples in Nubia; an accounts papyrus fro... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 71, 1985

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1985

Seller ID: 19848


Spine has sunned faintly, but otherwise this one is pristine. No names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 211 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. A sampling of article topics include: status symbols in the architecture of El-'Amarna; reflections on the reign of Ramesses VI; the identity of the Ramesside Queen Tyti; the camel in dynastic Egypt; and Anubis and the lunar disc; and the composition of a military work party in ... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 75, 1989

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1989

Seller ID: 19849


Very nice -- no sunning, no writing, no tears. Measures 9"x11" and has 300 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. A sampling of article topics include: domestic shrines and the Cult of the Royal Family at El-'Amarna; remarks on the trial of Mose; a Theban tomb and its tenants; Takeloth II a king of the Theban 23rd dynasty?; an Old Kingdom expedient for anchoring inliad eyes; and Christian paintings from Tebtunis. Other issues ... View more info

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 68, 1982

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1982

Seller ID: 20156


Very nice book. Mild sunning to spine and a couple small faint spots to cover are oinly faults. Tightly bound with no names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 317 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. A sampling of article topics include: automated analysis of predynastic cemeteries, three monuments from Memphis in the Fitzwilliam Museum; the origin of the Blue Crown; the original version of the Royal Canon of Turin; the Ren... View more info

Classical Vases Excluding Attic Black-Figure, Attic Red-Figure and Attic White Ground; Catalogue of the Collection

By: Ashmead, Ann Harnwell; Phillips, Ky;e Meredith Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Museum of Art the Rhode Island School of Design: 1976

Seller ID: 17783K


We rarely offer ex-library books, but this one is worthy of an exception. Very clean and nice with little wear. There is one sticker to spine, a clean card pocket at back, and minimal stamping. Outer edges and spine have been reneforced with a clear tape to prevent excess wear. Pages and page edges are pristine -- clearly this one circulated very little. Illustrated throughout with drawingfs and excellent, large black and white photographs. Vases show a variety of forms ... View more info

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Paleoamerican Origins: Beyond Clovis (Peopling of the Americas Publication)

By: Bonnichsen, Robson; Lepper, Bradley T. et al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Center for the Study of First Americ: 2005

Seller ID: 27709


Crisp, clean. as new book. No defects of note and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. No names or writing, no tears or chips, and no bumps to boards. Booik bills itself thus: "presents 23 up-to-date syntheses of important topics surroudnimg the debate over the initial prehistoric coloinization of the Americas." Papers by scholars include these subjects: archaeological evidence of Clovis and pre-Clovis sites in the Americas and South America; genetic evidence; ... View more info

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Lost Cities of the Mayas: The Life, Art and Discoveries of Frederick Catherwood

By: Bourbon, Fabio

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press: 1999

Seller ID: 25295


Beautiful as new copy -- no defect of any kind and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar.. . Recounts the extraordinary life of Frederick Catherwood, the English artist who explored the Central American forest and the Yucatan plateau during the first half of the 19th century in search of Mayan cities. Illustrated with full color art by Catherwood and maps. 193 pages plus back matter.Beautiful fold-out at front too. Exqusite book.Measures 10"x14" View more info

Sunwatch : Fort Ancient Development in the Mississippian World

By: Cook, Robert A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, University of Alabama Press: 2007

Seller ID: 18426A


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. A comprehensive study of Sun Watch, one of few thoroughly excavated Fort Ancient soceties inhabiting the Middle Ohio Valley. Focus is on the development of the village social structure within a broad geographic and temporal framework. Illustrated with drawings and charts. 197 pages. Indexed. View more info

Cetamura Antica Traditions of Chianti

By: de Grummond, Nancy Thomson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fine Arts Press Florida State Unviersity: 2000

Seller ID: 24985


Crisp, beautiful book, very gently kept. No spine crease, no names or writing and pages and page edges pristine. Measures 9"x11" and printed on quality paper. Photographs at back of book in both black and wite and color, plus line drawings, for a total of 52 plates. Lengthy introduction at front. View more info

Greek and Roman Maps

By: Dilke, Oswald Ashton Wentworth

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Johns Hopkins Univ Press: 1998

Seller ID: 25009


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, no spine crease and very white pages and page edges. The author traces the development of map-making, beginning in Babylonia and Egypt, through the contributions of Greek scientists and Roman administrators and surveyors, to the Age of Discovery. lllustrated with drawings and photographs in black and white. 224 pages. Indexed. View more info

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How Chiefs Come to Power: The Political Economy in Prehistory

By: Earle, Timothy K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Stanford Univ Press: 1997

Seller ID: 24999


Crisp as new book. No spine crease, no names or writing, and pages and page edges immaculate. Based on extensive research conducted by the author on Denmark during the Neolithic and Early Bronze Ages (2300-1300 B.C.); the high Andres of Peru from the early chiefdoms through the Inca conquest (A.D. 500-1534; and Hawaii from early in its settlement to its incorporation in the world economy. (A.D. 800-1824). 250 pages. Illustrated. Indexed. View more info

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Old Akkadian Inscriptions in Chicago Natural History Museum; Texts of Legal and Business Interest

By: Gelob, Ignace J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Natural History Museum: 1953

Seller ID: 16786KA


Very nice, clean, tightly bound book covered with clear rigid plastic cover for safekeeping. Only fault is sunning to edges of wraps and most especially to spine. Light toning to page edges. Photo illustrated. Concerns the Akkadian tablets purchased shortly after WWI by Lt. Col. J.H. Patterson of the British Army of Occupation in Iraq, which he then dontated to the museum in 1925. The tablets are of historical and anthropological interest, as they were written in a dial... View more info

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Greek Funerary Sculpture: Catalogue of the Collections at the Getty Villa

By: Grossman, Janet Burnett

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, J Paul Getty Museum Pubns: 2001

Seller ID: 24995


Crisp, clean book, very nicely kept. No bumps to boards and pages and pages edges pristine. Jacket shows no tears or chips and is most hndnsome in brand new mylar Only fault is blank bookplate to front pastedown. Book measures 9-1/2"x12-1/4" and is elegantly illustrated throughout with many full page photographs. Fifty-nine funerary memorials from the Classical and Hellenistic periods described and pictured. 158 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Greeks, Celts and Romans Volume One (Archaeology Into History Series)

By: Hawkes, Christopher and Sonia (editors)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, J.m. Dent & Sons: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27192


Book itself is clean and attractive with no names or writing and no bumps to board. Jacket shows just a small wrinkle to top of spine and a few chips to bottom edge, but no price clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Measures 8"x10" and has 162 pages. Indexed. Drawings, pristine fold-outs and black and white photos. Not often found. View more info

A Handbook of Attic Red-Figured Vases: Signed by or Attributed to the Various Masters of the Sixth and Fifth Centuries B.C. VOLUME II

By: Hoppin, Joseph Clark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., McGrath Publishing: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18642K


Very clean gold boards with black title box full length of spine and printed white call numbers indicating university library status beneath. Only other signs of library ownership are two shadows where interior stickers seem to have fallen off and a very faint stamp indicating authorization for sale on front free endpaper. Pages very clean and illustrated nicely throughout. VOLUME II only. Originally published in 1919. 600 pages. View more info

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Sinagua, Anasazi, Salado, Hohokam, Mogollon; Prehistoric Cultures of the Southwest (Five booklets)

By: Houk, Rose;

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Western National Parks Association: 1992

Seller ID: 23579


Crisp, clean booklets -- five in all, each covering a different prehistoric culture of the southwest of the United States. They're beautifully designed both inside and out and manage to bring much information to the collective 75 pages which also contain handsome phoptographs and art. Booklets measure 9" square and have 15 pages each. The only defect is a small, light stain at the bottom edge of the pages of Hohokam which gets lighter and lighter. Overall a nice set. See... View more info

Monemvasia and the Slavs

By: Huxley, George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Privately Published: 1988

Seller ID: 25282


Crisp and clean as new. Measures 6"x9" and is pristine inside and out. The lecture is on some works of historical geography in the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. with the focus on the medieval citadel and Lakomian hinterland.The author was also the library's director. 22 pages with map on last.page. View more info