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The World of the Pharaohs

By: Hobson, Christine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thames and Hudson: 1987

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 12268

ISBN: 0500050465

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Foreword by Thomas J. Logan. . FINE/NEAR FINE.. Color and B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 192 pp View more info

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Tutankhamun, the Untold Story

By: Hoving, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1978

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 13072

ISBN: 0671243055

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Illustrated with color and B&W photographs. Includes detailed list of Sources and Index. . Covers lightly shelf-worn. The price-clipped dust jacket is mildly worn. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Color and B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 384 pp View more info

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The Golden Ark: A Pictorial History

By: Isaacs, Roger D.

Price: $11.99

Publisher: Chicago, The Publishing Institute: 2016

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26714

ISBN: 1412549000

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's illustrated glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated with color drawings by Gabriel Gigliotti and photographs. Roger D. Isaacs wrote this graphic book to explain the actual original purpose of the Ark of the Covenant. Isaacs' first book, "Talking With God," sets out in about 500 pages Isaacs' 50-years of research into the precise translation of several words describing the Ark, and on the basis of those translations sets forth a new and different explana... View more info

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Ancient Egypt: The Land and its Legacy

By: James, T. G. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 8913

ISBN: 0292720629

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, light brown endpapers. Profusely illustrated with 100 color and 50 B&W photographs, maps, and drawings. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Color and B&W Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Excavations at Carthage 1925 A Preliminary Report

By: Kelsey, Francis W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11601

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's stiff brown paper boards, some pages uncut. Illustrated with diagrams, maps and B&W photographs. . Back cover clipped at bottom corner, spine starting, else fine. VERY GOOD +. . B&W diagrams, photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 51 pp View more info

A History of Sumer and Akkad: An Account of the Early Races of Babylonia from Prehistoric Times to the Foundation of the Babylonian Monarchy

By: King, Leonard W.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Greenwood Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint. First Printing

Seller ID: 27423

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full green cloth, silver lettering on spine. Illustrated with 34 plates, 47 in-text illustrations, and 12 maps and plans. First published in 1910, this is the first reprint. Leonard William King, F.S.A. (1869 – 1919) was an English archaeologist and Assyriologist educated at Rugby School and King's College in Cambridge. He collected stone inscriptions widely in the Near East, taught Assyrian and Babylonian archaeology at King's College for a number of y... View more info

GOD'S GOLD: A QUEST FOR THE LOST TEMPLE TREASURES OF JERUSALEM

By: Kingsley, Sean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harpercollins: 2007

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 5042

ISBN: 0060854006

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


First Printing. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on spine. 318 pp. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photographs. This is a new, unopened copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. After the Roman emperor Vespasian and his son Titus plundered the central icons of the Jewish faith from the Temple of Jerusalem in AD 70, these great biblical treasur... View more info

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The Ruins and Excavations of Ancient Rome

By: Lanciani, Rodolfo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Bell Publishing Company: 1979

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 15436

ISBN: 0517289458

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 216 illustrations, maps, and plans. This work was originally published in 1897 and subsequently re-issued with new material. This volume was published in 1979 with a new Introduction by Richard Brilliant. The book is divided into four sections. The first is a general consideration of Rome's topography and the way in which the city adapted to it. Next is a description of the Palatine hill on whic... View more info

Image for Views of Rome Then and Now 41 Etchings by Giovanni BattistaPiranesi and Corresponding Photographs and Text by Herschel Levit

Views of Rome Then and Now 41 Etchings by Giovanni BattistaPiranesi and Corresponding Photographs and Text by Herschel Levit

By: Levit, Herschel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1976

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 17825

ISBN: 0486215407

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full paper binding, white lettering on spine and cover. Illustrated with 41 full-page B&W engravings and photographs by Herschel Levit. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. B&W Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (xxvi), 63 pp View more info

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THE NILE: THE LIFE-STORY OF A RIVER

By: Ludwig, Emil

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.: 1939

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 6445

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full yellow cloth, red and blue reverse panel lettering and decoration on spine, cream endpapers, t.e.g. (red). Illustrated with numerous half-tone photographs and maps. Translated by Mary H. Lindsay. . Small pen mark and smudge on front cover, else as new; tight, square, and clean. NEAR FINE.. Photographs and Maps. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xii), ( iv), 619 pp View more info

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The Mute Stones Speak: The Story of Archaeology in Italy

By: MacKendrick, Paul

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1984

Edition: Second Edition, Revised. 1

Seller ID: 6712

ISBN: 0393301192

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. 8vo. xix, 491 pp. Illustrated with numerous B&W drawings, photographs and plans. This is an unmarked copy with old bookstore labels on the spine and rear panel, else fine. VERY GOOD.. Trade Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Atlas of Prehistoric Britain

By: Manley, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 9965

ISBN: 0195208072

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Full beige cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with 139 illustrations, 41 in color.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows only very slight shelf-wear, else as new. AS NEW/NEAR FINE . Photographs and Maps. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 160 pp View more info

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THE WORLD OF THE ETRUSCANS

By: Massa, Aldo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Tudor Publishing Co: 1973

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 6588

ISBN: 0814805795

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full white cloth, gilt lettering on spine, photographic endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color and B&W photographs. Translated by Anthony Werner.. This is an unmarked copy, tight and square, boards lightly soiled, else fine. VERY GOOD.. B&W and Color Photographs. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 143, (1) pp View more info

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The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples

By: Mc Clelland and Stewart

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart/Glenbow Museum: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24635

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's decorated beige linen, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers. Illustrated with 221 color and B&W illustrations and maps. Printed on high quality stock.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped just jacket shows only mild shelf-wear. FINE/NEAR FINE . Color and B&W Plates. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 264 pp View more info

Image for Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs: The Story of Egyptology

Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs: The Story of Egyptology

By: Mertz, Barbara

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26651

ISBN: 006125276X

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full rust cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with some 75 photographs, maps, and drawings. Barbara Mertz (1927-2013) was an American author who wrote under her own name as well as under the pseudonyms Elizabeth Peters and Barbara Michaels. In 1952 she received a PhD in Egyptology from the University of Chicago. While she was best known for her mystery and suspense novels, in the 1960s she authored two books on ancient Egypt, both of which have rema... View more info

Image for Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

By: Mertz, Barbara (Elizabeth Peters)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 2007

Edition: Second Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 5043

ISBN: 006125276X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's brown cloth over cream boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 16 pages of color photographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket (now in Mylar) are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 324 pp View more info

Image for Red Land, Black Land: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

Red Land, Black Land: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

By: Mertz, Barbara (Elizabeth Peters)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 8914

ISBN: 0396075754

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full yellow cloth, red lettering on spine. Generously illustrated with map, photographs and drawings. . The volume is in almost perfect condition, unmarked, tight and square, with only some light soiling on the rfep and fore-edge, not affecting the interior, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket, in Mylar, shows mild chipping and shelf-wear. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 385 pp View more info

Image for Harper's Encyclopedia of Bible Life A Completely Revised Edition of the Original Work by Boyce M. Bennett, Jr. and David H. Scott

Harper's Encyclopedia of Bible Life A Completely Revised Edition of the Original Work by Boyce M. Bennett, Jr. and David H. Scott

By: Miller, Madeleine S. and J. Lane Miller

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Harper & Row: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition. 1

Seller ID: 7779

ISBN: 006065676X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full beige cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs, maps and drawings. Includes Bibliography, and Index of Scripture References, Names and Subjects.. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in virtually perfect condition. FINE/FINE.. Book Club Edition. Photographs, maps, and diagrams. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xviii, 423 pp View more info

Image for Man, Time, & Fossils The Story of Evolution

Man, Time, & Fossils The Story of Evolution

By: Moore, Ruth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 18272

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Full teal cloth, silver gilt on spine, copper gilt sketch of dinasour relic on cover, detailed illustrations on photography and drawings of human evolution and archaeology. . Some yellowing to page edges, else square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket has wear, fading and tears on spine, inner spine is yellowed. . B & W photographs and drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 411 (xiii) pp View more info

Image for Castles: Their History and Evolution in Medieval Britain

Castles: Their History and Evolution in Medieval Britain

By: Morris, Marc

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Pegasus Books: 2017

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27038

ISBN: 1681773597

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's blue cloth over black paper-covered boards, silver lettering on spine, blue endpapers. Illustrated with numerous color and B&W photographs, drawings, and plans. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. NEW/NEW.. Color and B&W Photographs, and drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. ix, 262 pp View more info