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The Iberians

By: Arribas, Antonio

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: circa 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18559

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear, some offset on end papers. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is undated but definitely early 1960s. ; Ancient People and Places #36; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; The culture, lifestyle and art of the early inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula are brought to light. View more info

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Heshbon 1971 The Second Campaign at Tell Hesban : A Preliminary Report

By: Boraas, Roger S. & Siegfried H. Horn

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Berrien Springs, MI, Andrews University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 18230

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear to blue cloth covered boards with silver titles front and spine ; A bright, solid book, B&W plates at back, numerous drawings throughout and fold-out contour map after page 16. ; B&W Illustrations and Map; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 144 pages; This campaign which was supposed to take place in 1970 was delayed for a year by the Jordanian civil war View more info

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Heshbon 1968 The First Campaign at Tell Hesban

By: Boraas, Roger S; Horn, Siegfried H

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Berrien Springs, MI, Andrews University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 18229

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth covered boards show light edgewear, top fore corner bumped, ; Gilt titles front and spine. B&W plates at back of book and 2 foldout maps as well as B&W drawings ; B&W Plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 239 pages; This is an account by the leaders of the archaeological dig in Jordan. This was originally published in the Andrews University Seminary Studies View more info

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Augustus And The Greek World

By: Bowersock, G. W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18812

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Boards and DJ show shelf wear, with DJ having small tears and chipping, soiling. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; "The principal theme is the process of consolidation of the Graeco-Roman world under the first Princeps.The book is the first to examine in great detail the relations between Rome and the Greek speaking peoples at this pivotal point in Roman history" View more info

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Celtic Britain

By: Chadwick, Nora K.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1964

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18558

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, price-clipped, some offset on endpapers. A tear on front flap. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This appears to be published in Britain by the original publisher (Thames & Hudson) with the imprint of Frederick A. Praeger pasted over it on the title page ; Ancient People and Places #34; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; "The Celtic peoples are the earliest inhabitants of Britain who have been able to speak to us directly. In their native British poetry and early stories, their laws and genealogies, their funer... View more info

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Watching Vesuvius A History of Science and Culture in Early Modern Italy

By: Cocco, Sean

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19070

ISBN: 0226923711

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


As new.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.5 X 1.0 inches; 322 pages; "Humanists began to make pilgrimages to Vesuvius during the early Renaissance to experience its beauty and study its history, but a new tradition of observation emerged in 1631 with the first great eruption of the modern period. Seeking to understand the volcano’s place in the larger system of nature, Neapolitans flocked to Vesuvius to examine volcanic phenomena and to collect floral and mineral specimens from the mountainside. In Watching Vesuvius, Cocco argues that this investigati... View more info

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Archaeology of the Dreamtime

By: Flood, Josephine

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, University of Hawaii Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18462

ISBN: 0824808975

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Boards and DJ show slight shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W & Colour Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 288 pages; The author goes back 40,000 years to the arrival of the first Asians on the continent and analyzes how they adapted and how their art and culture developed. View more info

Image for Egypt, Greece, and Rome  Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

Egypt, Greece, and Rome Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

By: Freeman, Charles

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16623

ISBN: 0198150032

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Light shelfwear to DJ edges. ; DJ in protective mylar cover. A bright, solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.50 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 638 pages; Long sources of mystery, imagination, and inspiration, the myths and history of the ancient Mediterranean have given rise to artistic, religious, cultural, and intellectual traditions that span the centuries. In this unique and comprehensive introduction to the region's three major civilizations, Egypt, Greece, and Rome draws a fascinating picture of the deep links between the cultures across the Mediterranean and explores the ways in which these civili... View more info

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Tarquinia and Etruscan Origins

By: Hencken, Hugh

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger, Inc.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18894

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show some shelf wear, front board top corner bumped, price-clipped. Pages yellowed ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Ancient People and Places #62; B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages View more info

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Herodian in Two Volumes With an English Translation By C. R. Whittaker. Vol. I. Books I-IV

By: Herodian & C.R. Whittaker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15379

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A couple of short tears top dust jacket spine, light wear to extremities. Lower fore corner lightly bumped ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped top corner with US price but clipped bottom corner, supposedly the UK price. ; Loeb Classical Library; Volume 1 only with Books I-IV. Original Greek on left hand page with English translation on right, notes below. "The History of Herodian (born c. A.D. 178-179) covers a period of the Roman empire from the death of the emperor Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 180) to the accession of Gordian III (A.D. 238), half a century of turbu... View more info

Image for Lost Worlds How Our European Ancestors Coped with Everyday Life and Why Life Is So Hard Today

Lost Worlds How Our European Ancestors Coped with Everyday Life and Why Life Is So Hard Today

By: Imhof, Arthur E.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Charlottesville VA, University Press of Virginia: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17720

ISBN: 0813916593

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book, DJ is clean and crisp. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 199 pages; "Publication of Lost Worlds introduces to English-speaking readers one of the most original and engaging historians in Germany today. Known for his work in historical demography, Arthur E. Imhof here branches out into folklore, religion, anthropology, psychology, and the history of art. Rooted in Imhof's belief that we need stability and values that transcend the individual, Lost Worlds inspires us to examine our own ways of seeing the worl... View more info

The Roman City of London

By: Merrifield, Ralph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14735

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Glossy blue DJ chipped at extremities, book shows only light wear. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. Numerous B&W plates, B&W illustrations throughout, three fold-out maps bound in and large map titled 'Roman remains found in city of London'. ; 1.73 x 8.58 x 5.91 Inches; 344 pages View more info

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History of Latin Christianity: Including That of The Popes to the Pontificate of Nicolas V, Vols I & II (in one volume)

By: Milman, Henry Hart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A. C. Armstrong And Son: 1903

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17487

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Cloth boards show edge wear, corners a little bumped, previous owner's name on FFEP. Frayed base spine, light fraying to head of spine Small page tears on foredge of pages 539/540 & 541/542. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; Millman's Works; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 551 pages; A reprint of the original 1887 edition, which consisted of 9 volumes. This is Volumes 1 and 2 in a single binding. Brown cloth boards have gilt lettering on spine. This scholarly work has footnotes throughout. View more info

Image for Ancestral Voices  Decoding ancient languages

Ancestral Voices Decoding ancient languages

By: Norman, James

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18550

ISBN: 0880298510

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 242 pages; "Recounts the work of leading nineteenthand twentieth-century literary archaeologists in searching out, studying, and deciphering ancient writings and thereby retrieving the histories and literatures of ancient cultures" View more info

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The Army of Alexander the Great

By: Sekunda, Nicholas & Angus McBride (illustrator)

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18717

ISBN: 0850455391

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers have very light shelf wear present.; A bright, solid book.; Men at Arms Series #148; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.61 X 7.09 X 0.16 inches; 40 pages; "When Philip II ascended the throne in 359 BC, Macedonia was in danger of being engulfed by wild barbarian tribes to the north and wily Greek cities to the south. Philip had to expand the power of the throne or be swallowed up: the creation of a powerful army was imperative. When his son, Alexander, inherited his kingdom at the age of 20, he also inherited an army which was truly unrivalled. The Macedonians were veterans of batt... View more info

Handbuch der Kunstgeschichte - Volume I Das Altertum

By: Springer, Anton; Wolf Michaelis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Verlag Von E. A. Seeman: 1907

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 14288

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Only light wear to blue cloth covered boards, a few small spots on back board; A bright, solid book, red page edges, tissue guards protecting color plates ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 497 pages; Text in gothic German script View more info

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Wessex

By: Stone, J. F. S.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1963

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18557

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows some shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Ancient People and Places #9; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages; Wessex, rich in history, is home to the Plains of Salisbuy and Stonehenge. "Dr. Stone presents a picture of pre-Celtic Wessex and sets the stage for the final pre-Roman phase when the Celtic-speaking peoples arrived in Britain." View more info

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Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265-146 BC

By: Wise, Terence & Richard Hook (illustrator)

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18716

ISBN: 0850454301

Condition: Very Good


Card covers have very light shelf wear present, previous owner's name stamp on front fly-leaf. Light creasing of front cover ; A bright, solid book.; Men at Arms Series #121; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.90 X 7.20 X 0.30 inches; 40 pages; "The epic conflict between Rome and Carthage remains one of the most compelling stories of military history. The wars included such legendary events as the crossing of the Alps by Hannibal, and the Battle of Cannae. Terence Wise's fine text details the armies of both sides of the wars, including the many different allied troops employed by the Carthagi... View more info