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Image for American Journal of Archaeology. Volume 77, No. 3 July 1973

American Journal of Archaeology. Volume 77, No. 3 July 1973

By: Stillwell, Richard, editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Archaeological Institute of America, 1973


261-364 pp + 64 plates. Illustrated throughout with diagrams, figures, etc. Tan card covers are a bit sunned, bottom front corner has a short tear and crease, interior clean and unmarked. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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An Account of the Sarcophagus of Seti I. King of Egypt. B. C. 1370

By: Budge. E. A. Wallis

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Sir John Soame's Museum, 1908


128 pp. Very scarce work. Brown boards with image of John Soames on front cover. Book is in fair condition. Significant wear along edges and on spine. Covers faded. Several makrs on covers including black marker on front. Interior has significant spotting on front fly pages and some throughout. Blue pen on front fly page. Previous owner's name stamped inside front cover and on front fly page. View more info

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An Ancient Egyptian Book of Hours (Pap. Brit. Mus. 10569)

By: Faulkner, Raymond O.

Price: $320.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Griffith Institute at the University Press, 1958

Edition: 1st Thus


xi + 41 pp + 60 plates. Frontis plate showing Papyrus 10569 Cols 14-16. Original dark oxblood cloth covers with black are clean, just a hint of wear at spine tips and board corners, back board very slightly bowed out. Interior front and last blank have some foxing, otherwise clean and fresh. First published as an article, this is the first appearance in stand-alone book form. An explanatory introduction , an English translation of the papyrus, a commentary, indexes and t... View more info

An Exhibition of Chinese Archaic Jades

By: Loo, C. T.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, C. T. Loo, Inc., 1950


128 unnumbered pages. Book has green paper hardcover with gold text and design on front cover and spine. Dust jacket has tears and wear. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Northampton. Vol. IV. Archaeological Sites in sourth-West Northamptonshire

By: Adeane (Lord); Royal Commission on Historical Monuments England

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1982

Edition: First Edition


li + 226 pages. Folding map in rear pocket. Illustrated with many maps and figures. Beautiful grey-green buckram -covered hard boards with brilliant gilt including that of the Royal Commission are clean and bright, just the slightest hint of shelf wear. Interior has small price sticker mark on first blank, otherwise clean and fresh. Beautiful copy of a beautiful book. Heavy -- may require add'l shipping.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Stoclet and Wessen Collections

By: Eskenazi, Giuseppe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Eskenazi Limited, 1975


56pp. Photographs. Book has beige softcover with photograph on front cover and black and white texts on covers. Slight yellowing on some pages, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages View more info

Ancient Chinese Jades From the Grenville L.Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

By: Loehr, Max Assisted By Louisa G. Fitzferald Huber & Profusely illustrated

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Fogg Art Museum, 1975


v, 439 pp. Bibliography, index. Color frontis. Title in dark red. 630 b/w illustrations. Dark red cloth covers with dull gilt are clean and unmarked. Bottom corners a little bumped, more so at rear. Interior has neat owner bookplate, otherwise clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 439 pages View more info

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Anyang and Sanxingdui Unveiling the Mysteries of Ancient Chinese Civilizations

By: Shen, Chen

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, 2003

Edition: First Edition


112 pp. Glossary in English and Chinese. Bibliography. Heavily illustrated. Green black and gold Paper wraps are clen, just a hint of corner curl , original price sticker still at rear. Interior clean and unmarked. Good copy. Produced for an exhibition in 2002 that showcased nearly 200 astonishing artifacts unearthed from more than a dozen archaeological sites in Sichuan province, China, mostly in the late 20th century. Most prominent were the finds from Sanxingdui, not ... View more info

Askulap Und Venus; Eine Kultur Und Sittengeschichte Im Spiegel Des Arztes

By: Hollander, Eugen

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Berlin, Im Propylaen, 1927

Edition: First Edition


488 pp. Index. Heavily illustrated in black and white with color plates. A beautiful book, and an unusual one. Culture and customs of the world -- including the ancient world -- through the eyes of a physician. Hard to find in its first edition. Black cloth with gilt is a bit worn and faded, corners rubbed, spine tips rubbed, small white splotch on the spine. Interior paper bit toned but otherwise clean, unmarked and very nice. Heavy.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" ... View more info

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Badania Archeologiczne W Polsce W Latach 1944 - 1964

By: Gorska, I; Paderewska, L; Pyrgala, J; Szymanski, W. ; Hensel, Witold

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Instytut Historii Kultury Materialnej (Polska Akademia Nauk, 1965


51 pages w large map in rear pocket. In Polish. Original cream card covers have som e normal wear, bottom front has a large grease stain which has communicated to the first 9 leaves. There is also a narrow wrapper indicating that the book was at the Kongress in Warsaw 14-18 IX 1965, the wrapper is bent, creased and worn. Interior is clean aside from the grease stain, maps is clean and nice. Quite hard to find. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 51 pages View more info

Image for Book of the Kings of Egypt. Vol. I & Vol. II. Or the Ka,Nebti,Horus,Suten Bat, and Ra Names of the Pharaohs with Transliterations from Menes,the First Dynastic King of Egypt,to the Emperor Decius wit Chapters on the Royal Names, Chronology, Etc.

Book of the Kings of Egypt. Vol. I & Vol. II. Or the Ka,Nebti,Horus,Suten Bat, and Ra Names of the Pharaohs with Transliterations from Menes,the First Dynastic King of Egypt,to the Emperor Decius wit Chapters on the Royal Names, Chronology, Etc.

By: Budge, Ernest A. Wallis

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, Ams Pr Inc, 1976


lxxxviii + 195 pp and 281 pp. Index. Illustrated with hieroglyphs. This is the 1976 reprint of the 1908 original (v.23-24 of Books on Egypt and Chaldaea). Very handsomely bound in dark blue cloth with gilt to the spine, very little wear, both books have stamp/inscript of M.A.R.Barker, the philologist,sci fi novelist and online game creator on the first blanks, otherwise crisp and clean. Vol. I includes Dynasty I-XIX and Vol. II is Dynasty XX-XXX Macedonians and Ptolemie... View more info

Image for Books on Egypt and Chaldaea. The Book of the Kings of Egypt or the Ka, Nebti,Horus,Suten Bat, and Ra Names of the Pharaohs with Transliterations from Menes,the First Dynastic King of Egypt,tothe Emperor Decius,etc. Vol. II. Dynasties XX-XXX

Books on Egypt and Chaldaea. The Book of the Kings of Egypt or the Ka, Nebti,Horus,Suten Bat, and Ra Names of the Pharaohs with Transliterations from Menes,the First Dynastic King of Egypt,tothe Emperor Decius,etc. Vol. II. Dynasties XX-XXX

By: Budge, Ernest A. Wallis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1908

Edition: First Edition


281 pp. Illustrated with hieroglyphs. (The Book of Kings II). With the ownership inscript and stamp of M.A.R.Barker, philologist,novelist and computer game creator. Original dark orange cloth with Egyptian design in black, covers bit rubbed at the corners, spine darkened, spine tips a little rubbed. Interior end papers foxed, ownership marks of Barkers. Title page stamped "Presentation Copy", interior otherwise clean and unmarked if a bit aged. ; 8vo - over 7&... View more info

Bronze culture of ancient China. Signed Limited Edition an archaeological study of bronze objects from northern Honan, dating from about 1400 B.C.-771 B.C.

By: White, William Charles

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


xviii, 219 pp. Indices. Heavily illustrated. No 27 of limited ed of 500. Signed by the author on the verso of the memoriam page. Black paper dust jacket with bronze and white illustration is clean, some short edges tears at the top, some rubbing top and bottom spine and corners, flaps intact. Book itself has very minor wear to the green cloth, a small bit of bubbling to the cloth which looks like a publishing flaw rather than later damage. Inside front cover handsome bo... View more info

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Cafarnao IV. I Graffiti Della Casa Di S. Pietro

By: Testa, Emmanuele

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Franciscan Printing Press, 1972


202 pp + ads. Bibliography, indices. Extensively illustrated with plates, figures and charts. In Italian with some Hebrew and Greek. Grey and white paper covers with photographs of incised shards. Covers have a light stain in the top right corner, bottom spine is torn, corners a little curled, interior paper browning just slightly, otherwise clean and unmarked. ; Studium Biblicum Franciscanum; Vol. 19; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 202 pages View more info

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Change and Adaptation An Anthropological Study of a Matrilineal Society in Taiwan

By: Mutsu Hsu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Taiwan, Institute of Ethnology, Academica Sinica, 1987


226 pp. Index at rear. English abstract and table of contents at rear. Chinese text. Light blue softcover. Book is in good condition. Clean with minimal wear. Signed by previous owner on half-title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info