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There are 81 books in this catalogue.
Porter, Eliot.:  Monuments of Egypt.
Book Number: 2274
Albuquerque. University of New Mexico Press. 1990. First Edition Oblong 4to. 1st Edition. Very Fine terracotta cloth, with no d/w. 102 colour plates. The photography is wonderful. Chronology, preface, map, figures in text, sources for further reading.
Keywords: temple, pyramid,
Price: $25.00


Bowman, John S:  Treasures of Ancient Greece
Book Number: 2744
Gallery Books/Bison Books 1986 large folio sized. Good copy in d/w with tear at back fold, othrwise fine. Colour and b&w photo's.
Keywords: World History Ancient Greece, statues, art, architecture
Price: $15.00


Rimmer.A.:  Ancient Stone Crosses of England.
Book Number: 4602
Garnstone Press. 1973. First published 1875. 8vo hb in dw. facsimile reprint. 159pp + index. 72 woodcuts. good,clean,tight copy in like dw.
Keywords: boundary, market, memorial, preaching weeping, religious, historical.
Price: $18.00


Ragghianti, Carlo Ludovico (Editorial Director):  Great Museums of the World. The British Museum, London
Book Number: 5365
Hamlyn, England. 1969 4to. hardcover. 171pp. index. colour illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers. / good d/w torn at bottom of spine.
Keywords: The British Museum, London ancient history
Price: $15.00


Richards, Julian:  Book of Stonehenge
Book Number: 5688
London. BCA. 1991 4to. hardcover. 141pp. index. over 100 maps, plans, reconstructions & photos in colour & b/w. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: stonehenge monument spiritual
Price: $15.00


HOWARTH, E:  Catalogue of the Bateman Collection of Antiquities In the Sheffield Public Museum.
Book Number: 6242
London: Dulau & Co. 1899 Brown Cloth gilt title on spine, very good, no fading, solid condition, pages clean, light shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Browning on endpages. 8vo. xiii,254pp. Illustrated throughout with photographs, and engravings of some artifact. The items were recovered from Celtic and Saxon Grave Hills in the Counties of Derby, Stafford and York. Includes Stone Implements, objects of domestic and personal use, bronze weapons and implements, sepulchral urns and other vessels in pottery, crania, tools, personal ornaments, Romano-Brittish Period, personal ornaments, cinerary vases and other vessels in pottery, anglo-saxon period, domestic utensils, ornaments, saxon, norman and medieaval antiquties,
Keywords: stone age, bronze age, cave men
Price: $25.00


Mingtao, Zhang:  The Roof of the World: Exploring the Mysteries of Qinghai-Tibet
Book Number: 6267
New York Beijing: Abrams, Foreign Language, 1982 1st ed Green cloth with red stamped title and picture on front board. 227 pages. A record of 7 years of expeditions by four hundred specialists of the Chinese Academy of Sciences to the Quinghai-Tibet Plateau written in non-technical language with 232 illustrations, 138 plates in color, & 2 maps. Pinyin Pronounciation Guide. Very good copy. Light foxing on ffl.
Keywords: Tibet, China, description, travel, views, Tsinghai Province, Cjimg-kuo k'o hsueh yuan. Multidisciplinary Research.
Price: $25.00


Funk, Wilfred J.:  So You Think It's New
Book Number: 20524
Sydney , Angus & Robertson. 1938. 8vo. hardcover. 193pp. b/w illus. very good, foxing to endpapers & edges. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: ancient history roman egyptian sport makeup medicine money banks nudists housing buildings
Price: $8.00


Savory, H. N.:  Spain and Portugal. The Prehistory of the Iberian Peninsula.
Book Number: 22782
London, Thames and Hudson, 1968. 8vo. hardcover. 324pp. index, b/w plates, b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.'
Keywords: Spain Portugal Prehistory Iberian Peninsula ancient
Price: $12.00


Lazo, Caroline.:  The Terra Cotta Army of Emperor Qin.
Book Number: 23344
New York, New Discovery Books, 1993. First edition. 4to. hardcover. 80pp. index, colour illus. near fine. / near fine d/w with slightly faded top of spine. Scarce.
Keywords: Terra Cotta Army of Emperor Qin china chinese ancient history archeology
Price: $10.00


Place, Chuck:  Ancient Walls
Book Number: 26280
Fulcrum Publishing 1994 4to softcover 112pp colour illus. very good. Photographs depict ruined buildings, petroglyphs, and other artifacts left behind by the ancient civilizations of the American Southwest.
Keywords: History Ancient civilizations Walls Place Chuck american indians ruined buildings petroglyphs artifacts
Price: $12.00


Lyttleton, Margaret.:  The Romans : their gods and their beliefs
Book Number: 27299
London Orbis Pub. 1984 4to hardcover, illustrated boards, cloth spine. 128pp index, colour illus. very good. Bibliography: p. 126.
Keywords: Rome Religious life and customs Rome Antiquities Forman Werner The Romans their gods and their beliefs Lyttleton Margaret
Price: $12.00


Wacher, John.:  The Coming of Rome. (Britian before the conquest)
Book Number: 27308
London: Book Club Associates, 1979. 8vo hardcover 193pp index, b/w illus, maps. very good / very good d/w. '
Keywords: ancient history roman conquest british
Price: $15.00


Cotterell, Arthur:  The First Emperor of China: The Greatest Archeological Find of Our Time
Book Number: 28264
New York Smithmark, 1981 4to hardcover 208pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. Bibliography: p. 198-201.
Keywords: Chin Shih huang The First Emperor of China The Greatest Archeological Find of Our Time Cotterell Arthur
Price: $10.00


Edwards, Chilperic:  The Oldest Laws in the World. Being an account of the Hammurabi code and the sinaitic legislation with a complete translation of the great babylonian inscription discovered at Susa.
Book Number: 29375
Watts & Co., London 1906. 8vo. softcover. 64pp. index, good+, small tear at top of spine.
Keywords: Being an account of the Hammurabi code and the sinaitic legislation with a complete translation of the great babylonian inscription discovered at Susa.
Price: $35.00


Hatzfeld, Jean & Andre Aymard:  History in Ancient Greece
Book Number: 30800
Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. 8vo. hardcover. 342pp. index. very good. / good d/w.
Keywords: History in Ancient Greece
Price: $18.00


Thomas, Nicholas:  A Guide to Prehistoric England.
Book Number: 30933
London. B.T.Batsford. 1960. 8vo. hardcover. 268pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / good d/w chipped on top edge.'
Keywords: Prehistoric England history ancient
Price: $15.00


Cheesman, Paul R.:  These early Americans; external evidences of the Book of Mormon
Book Number: 31131
Salt Lake City, Deseret Book Co. 1974 8vo. illustrated boards, hardcover. 298pp. index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Book of Mormon early Americans
Price: $12.00


Duyn, Janet Van:  Greeks, The: Their Legacy
Book Number: 31432
London Cassell 1974 8vo hardcover 191pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. Traces the Greek civilization from its Minoan legacy to the fall of Alexander the great's empire, discussing its influence on modern civilization.
Keywords: Greece Greeks The Their Legacy Duyn Janet Van
Price: $15.00


Davidson, H. R. Ellis.:  Pagan Scandinavia. (Ancient Peoples and Places Volume58)
Book Number: 34388
London: Thames and Hudson, 1967. 8vo. hardcover. 214pp. index, b/w illus. very good. a few spots on outer page edges. / good+ d/w with small piece missing at top of spine.
Keywords: Pagan Scandinavia anccient history
Price: $15.00


Poole, Lynn and Gray:  One Passion, Two Loves: The Schleiemanns of Troy
Book Number: 36263
Victor Gollancz, London, 1967. 8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 253pp. index, b/w illus. very good, owner's name on fep. / no d/w.
Keywords: Schleiemanns of Troy greec greek history
Price: $15.00


Moscati, Sabatino:  In the Heart of the Mediterranean, Another View of the History
Book Number: 36651
Soliart, Milano, Italy, 1982. 4to. hardcover. 138pp. colour illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Mediterranean History
Price: $15.00


Helm, P. J:  Exploring prehistoric England
Book Number: 36776
London Hale 1971 8vo hardcover 192pp index, b/w illus. good / good d/w.
Keywords: Nonfiction Social Sciences Anthropology Exploring prehistoric England Helm P J
Price: $18.00


Yang, Liu:  Masks of Mystery: Ancient Chinese Bonzes from Sanxingdui
Book Number: 36915
Sydney Art Gallery NSW 2000 4to softcover 110pp colour & b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Arts Photography Art Museums Collections General Masks of Mystery Ancient Chinese Bonzes from Sanxingdui Yang Liu
Price: $25.00


Wacher, John:  The Towns of Roman Britain
Book Number: 37104
BCA 1976 4to. hardcover. 460pp. index, b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w with faded spine.
Keywords: Towns Roman Britain british history
Price: $22.00


Kent, J.P.C. & K.S. Painter (editors):  Wealth of the Roman world: Gold and silver, AD 300-700.
Book Number: 37361
London Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publicat 1977 Small 4to softcover 192pp colour & b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Arts Photography Art Sculpture General Wealth of the Roman world AD 300 700 No Author
Price: $12.00


Scott, Geoffrey.:  Sydney's Highways of History.
Book Number: 39636
Georgian House, Melbourne, 1958. First edition. 8vo. Cloth hardcover. 263pp. Index. B/w illus. very good. / fair chipped d/w with small piece missing ast top of spine.
Keywords: Sydney's Highways of History. Roads the rocks history australia transport horse george castlereagh bridge hyde park
Price: $12.00


Sambursky, S.:  The Physical World of the Greeks
Book Number: 39868
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1965 8vo. hardcover. 255pp. index. very good, owner's signature on fep. / no d/w.
Keywords: greek ancient history
Price: $15.00


Low, D.M. (Ed):  Gibbon's The Decline And Fall of The Roman Empire: Abridged
Book Number: 43551
Bison Books 1979 8vo hardcover 256pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w creased along top edge.
Keywords: Decline And Fall of The Roman Empire history ancient
Price: $18.00


MACKIE, Euan W.:  Science and Society in Prehistoric Britain
Book Number: 44886
Paul Elek, 1977 8vo. hardcover. 252pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: Science Society Prehistoric Britain
Price: $25.00



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