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The Royal Canon of Turin

By: Alan H. Gardiner

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press for the Griffith Institute: 1959

Seller ID: 3606

Condition: Very Good


Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Griffith Institute. Very Good. 1959. Brown cloth with gilt title and author to front cover. Small loss to spine. Corners of covers bumped with some creasing to very corners of pages. Adhesive residue to fly sheets. 20 pp followed by 20 plates on 9 sheets. A very nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall . View more info

A Study of History (10 volume set plus "Reconsiderations"). 11 volumes

By: Arnold J. Toynbee

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951-1961

Seller ID: 2980

Condition: Very Good


London: Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1951-1961. Hardcover. Mauve cloth boards with gilt particulars to spines. Spines a little faded. Otherwise a nice clean and complete set without previous owners' names or other markings. Includes volumes 1-10 plus volume numbered 12 "Reconsiderations" published in 1961. Please expect extra postage. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall . View more info

Queen Moo and the Egyptian Sphinx

By: Augustus Le Plongeon, M.D.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Augustus Le Plongeon, M.D.: 1896

Seller ID: 2866

Condition: Very Good


New York: Augustus Le Plongeon, M.D.. Very Good. 1896. Hardcover. Olive green boards, gilt particulars to cover and spine; deckled edges. Small tears and chip to front free endpaper. A handsomer copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages . View more info

Quae exstant interpretatione et notis illustravit Joannes Goduinus Professor Regius Jussu Christianissimi Regis In Usum Serenissimi Delphini

By: C. Julii Caesaris (Julius Caesar)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Paris [Lutetiae Parisiorum], Petri Le Petit: 1678

Seller ID: 1811

Condition: Very Good


Paris [Lutetiae Parisiorum]: Petri Le Petit. Very Good. 1678. Hardcover. Critical edition prepared by the humanist Jean Godouin in 1678. Foldout map of Gaol, with three plates + full page title plate. Ownership: Christphones Abbas Luecensis 1724, with University of Chicago deaccession stamping. Rebound in half morocco with gilt titling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall . View more info

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The Explanation of a Series of Prints, Relative to the Manners, Customs, &c. of the Present Inhabitants of Egypt; from Drawings Made on the Spot, A. D. 1749

By: Dalton, Richard

Price: $5,800.00

Publisher: 1781

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1491

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1781. First Edition. Morocco. Qtr morocco. With 21 numbered plates & 5 leaves of costume subjects. Stains affecting images to final six plates. ; Etching; Folio . First Edition. View more info

La seconda parte della libraria historica di Diodoro Siciliano; tradotta dal greco in latino da diversi autori e nella nostra lingua da M. Francesco Baldelli.

By: Diodoro Siciliano

Price: $610.00

Publisher: 1575

Seller ID: 2222

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1575. Hardcover. Elaborate woodcut initials and head and tailpieces throughout. Loss on title page to C in Seconda. Worming to front pastedown and pgs 355-6 with slight scholia loss. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall . View more info

Codex Hammurabi. Textus Primigenius.

By: E. Bergmann

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rome, Pontificium Institutum Biblicum: 1953

Seller ID: 3032

Condition: Very Good


Rome: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum. Very Good. 1953. Wraps. Printed wraps. Losses to spine. Pages tanned, otherwise, a nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; [i],52 pages . View more info

The Tomb of Tut-ankh-amen, discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. Volume I only.

By: Howard Carter and A.C. Mace

Price: $440.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne, Cassell and Company, Ltd.: 1923

Seller ID: 4124

Condition: Very Good


London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Ltd.. Very Good. 1923. Brown cloth with gilt scarab decoration and particulars to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine; some wear to head and tail of spine. Decorative endpapers; some foxing to front endpapers. Frontispiece of Earl of Carnarvon detached. Otherwise, a nice clean copy. ; Large 8vo; xxiii, 231 pages . View more info

Canaan d'apres l'exploration recente par le P. Hugues Vincent des Freres Precheurs

By: Hugues Vincent

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, J. Gabalda & C: 1907

Seller ID: 2192

Condition: Very Good


Paris: J. Gabalda & C. Very Good. 1907. Hardcover. Wear to head of spine, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages . View more info

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Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In which Elephants and Wild Beasts were Employed or Slain And the Remarkable Local Agreement of History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in Europe and Siberia

By: John Ranking

Price: $900.00

Publisher: London, For the Author: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3139

Condition: Very Good


London: For the Author. Very Good. 1826. First Edition. Early 20th century rebacking in calf. Modern morocco title label & gilt date stamp to spine. Wear & bumps to fore-edge corners. Marbled edges. Marbled endpapers. Light foxing throughout. Large fold out map of "Asia, as conquered and governed by Genghis Khan". Ten plates (some folding). A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xv, 516 pages . ... View more info

The Orations and Epistles of Isocrates. Translated from the Greek.

By: Joshua Dinsdale (revised by Rev. Mr. Young)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, T. Waller: 1752

Seller ID: 3106

Condition: Good


London: T. Waller. Good. 1752. Half brown morocco over marbled paper boards. Gilt particulars to spine. Losses to spine. Hinges cracked but still holding. Speckled edges. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate of Asa P. French dated 1912 to front pastedown, who served as United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts from 1906 to 1914. Front free fly detached. Previous owner's name inked to front fly. Foxing throughout.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; [vi], 437,... View more info

The Commentaries of C. Julius Caesar, of his Warres in Gallia and the Civile Warres betwixt him and Pompey, Translated into English: with Many excellent and judicious Observations thereupon: As also The Art of Our Modern Training, or Tactick Practise; By Clement Edmonds Esquire, Remembrancer of the City of London. Whereunto is adjoyned the Eighth Commentary of the Warres in Gallia; With some short Observations upon it. Together with The Life of Caesar, and an Account of his Medalls. Revised....

By: Julius Caesar

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, R. Daniel: 1655

Seller ID: 2185

Condition: Very Good


London: R. Daniel. Very Good. 1655. Hardcover. Half calf. Five raised bands. Marble boards. Front cover detached. Rear cover on its way. Occasional pencil scholia. Full page plates on recto only. Some plates reinforced at verso edges.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall . View more info

Dionysiac Sarcophagi in Baltimore

By: Karl Lehmann-Hartleben & Erling C. Olsen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Walters Art Gallery: 1942

Seller ID: 3030

Condition: Very Good


Baltimore: Walters Art Gallery. Very Good. 1942. Printed wraps. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [82],[21] pages . View more info

Le Tombeau de Nay a Gournet Marei (No. 271)

By: Labib Habachi & Pierre Anus

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cairo, L'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale: 1977

Seller ID: 3031

Condition: Very Good


Cairo: L'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale. Very Good. 1977. Printed wraps. Five foldout plates. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; [iv],[38],[xvi] pages . View more info

Image for Lucii Caecilli Firmiani Lactantii de mortibus persecutorum cum notis  Stehani Baluzii, Tutelensis, qui primus ex veteri codice ms. Bibliothecæ  Colbertinæ vulgavit.

Lucii Caecilli Firmiani Lactantii de mortibus persecutorum cum notis Stehani Baluzii, Tutelensis, qui primus ex veteri codice ms. Bibliothecæ Colbertinæ vulgavit.

By: Lactantius; Paul Bauldri; Stephan Baluze; Nicolas Thoynard; Johan Columbus; Thomas Spark; Joannes Georgius Graevius; Gerard Hoet; Gisbertus Cuperus; Thierry Ruinart; Henry Dodwell; Elias Boherellus; Thomas Gale.

Price: $330.00

Publisher: Strassburg, Guilielmi Broedelet: 1693

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3764

Condition: Very Good


Strassburg: Guilielmi Broedelet. Very Good. 1693. Second Edition. Full vellum. Red speckled edges. Name poorly expunged from armorial bookplate of previous owner. Inked notations of previous owners to blank front fly. History of persecution of Christians under Rome. Some foxing throughout. A very nice, clean and servicable copy. [xxviii], 307, [i], 256, 16, [x], 267-464, [lxii] p., 3 folding plates.; 8vo . View more info

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Sir Arthur Evans' Knossos Fresco Atlas. With catalogue of plates.

By: Mark Cameron & Sinclair Hood

Price: $3,280.00

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, Gregg Press Limited: 1967

Seller ID: 3335

Condition: Very Good


Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Gregg Press Limited. Very Good. 1967. Foldout map of Palace of Knossos to rear of catalog of plates. Series one includes six quarto plates of photographs taken from the original pieces. Series two consists of thirteen folio silkscreened reproductions from drawings. Housed in blue over black cloth string tied chemise with gilt particulars to front cover. External wear to chemise, otherwise, a nice clean copy without previous owners' ... View more info

Catalogue of the Engraved Gems of the Post-Classical Periods in the Department of British and Medieval Antiquities and Ethnography in the British Museum

By: O.M. Dalton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, British Museum: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291

Condition: Very Good


London: British Museum. Very Good. 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. A clean copy; no name(s) or other signs of previous use. Modest edge wear to price clip jacket. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; No owner's names or other markings. Red cloth; blind ruled boards. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Vocabulaire Hieroglyphique. Comprenant les mots de la langue, les noms  geographiques, divins, royaux et historiques, classes alphabetiquement.  Two volume set.

Vocabulaire Hieroglyphique. Comprenant les mots de la langue, les noms geographiques, divins, royaux et historiques, classes alphabetiquement. Two volume set.

By: Paul Pierret

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Paris, F. Vieweg: 1845

Seller ID: 3868

Condition: Very Good


Paris: F. Vieweg. Very Good. 1845. Half red morocco over cordovon pebbled cloth. Four raised bands, gilt decorations and particulars to spines. Wear to spines; losses to heads of volumes I & III. Red speckled edges. Pages interleaved with blank leaves. Occasional penciled notations to text througout, otherwise, a nice copy. ; Large 8vo . View more info

Gli antichi sepolcri, ovvero mausolei Romani, ed etruschi, trovati in Roma ed in altri luoghi celebri; nelli quali si contengono molte erudite Memorie: Raccolti, disegnati, ed intagliati da Pietro Santi Bartoli Ed ora esisienti tra le Stampe della Calcografia della Rev. Camera Apostolica presso la Curia Innocenziana con Privilegio del Sommo Pontefice

By: Pietro Santi Bartoli

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Rome, Rossi: [1727]

Seller ID: 2362

Condition: Very Good


Rome: Rossi. Very Good. [1727]. Hardcover. Covers detached. Gilt title and design to spine. Lacks title page (supplied in reduced facsimile). Queer pagination. Lacking plate 22 but duplicates of plates 1 & 4 and 3 plates of 72. 113 plates in total. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 113 pages . View more info

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Naturalis Historia. The Historie of the World. Commonly called, The Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus Translated into English by Philemon Holland

By: Pliny the Elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus) Philemon Holland (trans.)

Price: $4,750.00

Publisher: London, Adam Islip: 1601

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 3478

Condition: Good


London: Adam Islip. Good. 1601. First English Edition. Half Calf. Two volumes bound as one in mid-nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards. Woodcut printer's device to titles, head and tail pieces, historiated initials. Separation at front hinge (though boards still attached by cords). Rubbing to head of spine. Original blank fly leaves replaced by binder. Title page of volume one rebacked. Lacking F2-F5 (pp.51-58) of vol II supplied in copy. Dampstain... View more info