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1 ABBOTT, Jacob Cleopatra
Akron, OH The New Werner Company Edition Not Stated Half Leather, Marbled Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] Biography 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Life of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt [c68-30 BC]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 272pp, frontis, two illustrations, map. Makers of History Series', Vol. VIII, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners. Minor wear to fore-edge of front board. Solid, attractive copy weighing 360g.  
Price: 17.50 USD
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2 ABBOTT, Jacob Hannibal
Akron, OH The New Werner Company Edition Not Stated Half Leather, Marbled Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] Biography 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Life of Carthaginian General, Hannibal [247-182 BC]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 257pp, frontis, three illustrations, folding map. Makers of History Series', Vol. IX, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. No wear/damage to leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attractive copy weighing 350g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 ABBOTT, Jacob Julius Caesar
Akron, OH The New Werner Company Edition Not Stated Half Leather, Marbled Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] Biography 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Life of Gaius Julius Caesar, Emperor of Rome [102-44 BC]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 239pp, frontis, three illustrations, map. Makers of History Series', Vol. X, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Tiny loss to leather at head of spine. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attractive copy weighing 360g.  
Price: 17.50 USD
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4 ADAM, Sheila The Technique Mof Greek Sculpture in the Archaic and Classical Periods
UK British School of Archaeology at Athens 1966 First Edition Cloth Near Fine VG Hardcover Small Quarto 
British School of Archaeology at Athens, Supplementary Volume No. 3. Technical methods used by the sculptors of Ancient Greece. 137pp, 72 photo plates. Bright, clean interior. Ink name to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Minor are-wear and surface rubbig to the price-clipped dustjacket. Weight, 830g. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 ADAMS, Gary F. The estuary bison pound site in Southwestern Saskatchewan
Ottawa National Museums of Canada 1977 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine Softcover Thick Quarto 
Masters thesis, University of Saskatchewan, describing excavations at the Estuary Bison Pound site in 1971 and 1972. A Diamond Jeness memorial volume. Summary in French. xii, 211 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Mercury series.; Paper (Archaeological Survey of Canada), no. 68. A bright, clean copy. Small rubber stamp stating 'withdrawn', to tp, and a Government of Canada stamp to the front wrapper, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creasing to spine. Weight, 726g. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 AESCHYLUS The Lyrical Dramas of Aeschylus: Translated Into English Verse by John Stuart Blackie
London J. M. Dent 1931 Later Printing Cloth About Fine  About Very Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 
No. 62 in the Everyman's Library. This is the Library Edition in reinforced blue cloth. Excellent translation by leading Scots classicist, John Stuart Blackie [1909-1895]. First published in the Everyman's edition in 1906. 437pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy of this attractive binding. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Also has the scarce, if plain dustjacket. Dustjacket shows darkening to the spine and minor ewar to edges. Weight, 350g.  
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 AGOSTINO, Alfredo De The Central Archaeological Museum of Etruria
Florence Bartolini Publications 1959 First Edition Printed Wraps About Fine  Booklet 7.5" Tall 
Guide to the Archaeological Museum of Etruria, the first museum in the world for Etruscan art and antiquities. 38pp, index, 40 ilustrations, map, plans. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 70g.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 ALLINSON, Francis G. Lucian Satirist and Artist
Cooper Square Publishers, New York, 1963 
A title in the Series 'Our Debt to Greece and Rome'. Reprint edition. 12mo, 204pp, illus. Hardcover in cloth, no dustjacket. Tight, clean copy. Fresh interior, bright boards, sharp corners. Near Fine/- 
Price: 9.00 USD
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9 APPLE, Russell A. Trails: From Steppingstones to Kerbstones
Honolulu Bishop Museum Press 1965 First Printing Printed Wraps Good to VG  Booklet 6.75" by 10" 
Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication 53. Research into old Hawaiian land routes. ix, 73pp, photo illustrated, maps & diagrams. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Small tear to margin of first page near corner. Sound stapled binding. No rust to staples. Minor wear to front wrapper, none to rear wrapper. Weight, 220g.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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10 ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ALBERTA Story on stone : a photographic record of rock art in the southern Alberta area surrounding the city of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, AB Archaeological Society of Alberta 1980 First Edition Stapled Card Wrappers Fine Softcover Quarto 
Project (Archaeological Society of Alberta. Lethbridge Centre), no. 20. OCLC Number: 9039500. 76 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding, almost 'as new'. Weight, 250g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Nicomachean Ethics, ARISTOTLE
11 ARISTOTLE Nicomachean Ethics
Amherst, New York, U.S.A. Prometheus Books 1987 0879753781 / 9780879753788 Reprint Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Translated by J. E. C. Welldon. 358pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Weight, 400g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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An Atlas of Ancient Geography Compiled from Original Authorities for the Use of Schools, ARROWSMITH, S.
12 ARROWSMITH, S. An Atlas of Ancient Geography Compiled from Original Authorities for the Use of Schools
London Sam. Arrowsmith 1838 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good Atlas 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Attractive, well-preserved School Atlas of Ancient Geography. Twenty-six hand-colored maps, one folding, of various parts of the Ancient World plus a large, detailed index to the maps. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Old owner's name & details on ffep. Red leather spine and corners are worn but intact. Marbled boards have considerable wear and rubbing, and there is a small corner piece lost from the title-label. Binding is very solid. Weight, 441g. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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13 ASHE, Geoffrey - Editor The Quest for Arthur's Britain
London Collins-Paladin-Grafton 1987 0586080449 / 9780586080443 Later Printing of 1971 Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The book examines the historical foundations of the Arthurian tradition.238pp, photo illustrated, diagrams, plans, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Page edges slightly browing as usual. Bookplate to inside of front cover. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 280g. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Unwrapping the Pharaohs: How Egyptian Archaeology Confirms the Biblical Timeline, ASHTON, John; DOWN, David
14 ASHTON, John; DOWN, David Unwrapping the Pharaohs: How Egyptian Archaeology Confirms the Biblical Timeline
Green Forest, Arkansas, U.S.A. Master Books 2007 0890514682 / 9780890514689 Second Printing of First Edition Laminated Pictorial Boards About 'As New' Hardcover Quarto 
"The culture and civilization of the ancient Egyptians have fascinated people for centuries. However, in recent years, liberal teachers and professors have used the traditional Egyptian chronology to undermine the truth of the biblical record in Exodus. Authors David Down and John Ashton present a groundbreaking new chronology in Unwrapping the Pharaohs that supports the biblical account". 218, [6] pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm + 1 DVD (86 min. ; 4 3/4 in.) A bright, clean, unmarked copy. CD, in plastic pouch, is similar. Almost 'as new'. Heavy book weighing 1.176kg. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 ASKEW, Gilbert The Coinage of Roman Britain
London B. A. Seaby Ltd. 1967 Second Printing Cloth Fine VG+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
'A history and catalogue of Roman coins that particularly refer to the campaigns fought in Britain, and of the coins that were struck when the country was a Roman province'. 94pp, illustrated, map. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Somewhat sun-faded spine. Weight, 282g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 AYYILDIZ, Ugus Unique Cappadocia : "the Go¨reme region"
Istanbul Net Turistik Yayinlar A.S. 1988 9754790256 / 9789754790252 Sixth Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Travel guide to the Goreme Region of Cappadocia in modern Turkey emphasoing the Antiquities present. 96pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 292g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 AZIZ, Philippe Etruscan Civilization
Geneva Ferni 1979 First [assumed] Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine No Dustjacket [None Issued?] Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
History of the ancient Etruscans. 'Friends of History' edition. English text translated from the French. 262pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover with black, 'faux leather' cloth spine and gold cloth boards, plus fixed silk page marker. Tight, clean volume. Unmarked. Weight, 380g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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18 BACON, Edward Digging for History
London Adam & Charles Black 1960 First Edition Cloth VG+ Lacking Dustjacket Hardcover Quarto 
A Survey of Recent World Archaeological Discoveries 1945-1959. OCLC Number: 25450466. 320 p. 58 plates. 26 cm. A very bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the crimsn cloth just a little soiling. Scan available. Heavy book weighing 1.302kg. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 BAIGENT, Michael and LEIGH, Richard The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception
New York, New York, U.S.A. Summit 1991 0671734547 / 9780671734541 First Printing Cloth Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Why a handful of religious scholars conspired to suppress the revolutionary contents of the Dead Sea Scrolls. 1st U.S. edition, 8vo, 268pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover with red cloth spine and beige paper boards, and with dustjacket. Not a Book Club edition. A 'near new' copy. Weight, 552g 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, BAKER, Simon
20 BAKER, Simon Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire
United Kingdom BBC Pubns 2007 1846072840 / 9781846072840 Ninth Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
TV tie-in to a BBC program. "Rome is revealed as it really was - gritty, magnificent and sometimes pretty sordid. Splendid stuff." 447 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 20 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, light spine creases otehrwise near new. Weight, 324g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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