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Etruscan Civilization

By: AZIZ, Philippe

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Geneva, Ferni: 1979

Edition: First [assumed]

Seller ID: 040044

Condition: About Fine


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. View more info

Digging for History

By: BACON, Edward

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042259

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception

By: BAIGENT, Michael and LEIGH, Richard

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Summit: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 036384

ISBN: 0671734547

Condition: Fine


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 View more info

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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire

By: BAKER, Simon

Price: $9.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, BBC Pubns: 2007

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 043563

ISBN: 1846072840

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

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Vanished Civilizations: From the Ancients to Easter Island

By: BARBIER, Jean Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Editions Assouline: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 041676

ISBN: 2843232465

Condition: As New


Art of Vanished Civilizations from the collections of the Musee Barbier-Mueller of Geneva, Switzerland. Originally published in French under title:'Civilisations disparues'. Wonderfully illustrated. 431 p. : col. ill., maps ; 22 cm. Preface by Jean-Francois Revel. A very attractive copy just about 'as new' - bright, clean and unmarked , still very fresh. Weight, 1.152kg. View more info

Caligula: The Corruption of Power

By: BARRETT, Anthony A.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 09074

ISBN: 0-300-04653-7

Condition: As New


History of the Roman Emperor Caligula and a new assessment of his rule. 334pp, illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked in a similar dustjacket - absolutely 'as new'. NOT a Book Club edition, NOT a remainder. Unpacked weight, 681g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated... View more info

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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

By: BEARD, Mary

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright: 2016

Edition: Third PB Printing

Seller ID: 2140

ISBN: 1631492225

Condition: VG+


Ancient Rome was an imposing city even by modern standards, a sprawling imperial metropolis of more than a million inhabitants, a "mixture of luxury and filth, liberty and exploitation, civic pride and murderous civil war" that served as the seat of power for an empire that spanned from Spain to Syria. Yet how did all this emerge from what was once an insignificant village in central Italy? Classicist Mary Beard narrates the unprecedented rise of a civilization. ... View more info

Frozen in Time. Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition

By: BEATTIE, Owen and GEIGER, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1988

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 18093

ISBN: 088833253X

Condition: As New


Story of how the investigation of the corpses of three Victorian seaman by forensic anthropologist Dr. Owen Beattie led to the unraveling of the fate of the famous Franklin Expedition of 1845-48. 180pp, color photo illustrated. Book is about 'as new' except for a light corner crease to bottom corner of back panel. Weight, 480g. View more info

Yuan Jun Miao: Archaeological Excavation at the Yellow River Reservoirs: Report No. 4 [with an English Abstract]

By: BEIJING UNIVERSITY

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Beijing, Cultural Relics Publishing House: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 31551

Condition: VG+


A Report on Archaeological excavations at the Yellow River Reservoirs. Report No. 4, with an Abstract in English [pp160-1] . Chinese text [except for Abstarct]. 161pp, 54 photo plates at back. Cloth spine with green paper covered hard boards. Small ink name/chop to ffep, otherwise unmarked. Slight wear to boards at tips. Weight, 700g. View more info

Yuan Jun Miao: Archaeological Excavation at the Yellow River Reservoirs: Report No. 4 [with an English Abstract]

By: BEIJING UNIVERSITY

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Beijing, Cultural Relics Publishing House: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing [Paper]

Seller ID: 31552

Condition: Good Very Good


A Report on Archaeological excavations at the Yellow River Reservoirs. Report No. 4, with an Abstract in English [pp160-1] . Chinese text [except for Abstarct]. 161pp, 54 photo plates at back. Green paper wrappers. Unmarked. Slight wear to foot of spine. Weight, 380g. View more info

Myths and legends : Viking, Oriental, Greek

By: BELLINGHAM, David; WHITTAKER, Clio; GRANT, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, New Burlington Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041568

ISBN: 1853484261

Condition: Fine


he material in this book previously appeared in 'An introduction to Viking mythology', 'An introduction to Greek mythology' and 'An introduction to Oriental mythology'. 208 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding and no wear to the cloth.. The unclipped dustjacket is neraly similar. Large. heavy book weighing 1.125kg. View more info

The Mysterious Bog People

By: BERGEN, C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Zwolle [Netherlands], Waanders Pub: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051486

ISBN: 9040096635

Condition: Fine


Published in cooperation with Drents Museum in Assen (the Netherlands), Niedersa¨chsisches Landesmuseum Hannover in Hannover (Germany), Canadian Museum of Civilization in Hull (Canada), and Glenbow Museum in Calgary (Canada) on the opening of a traveling exhibition of the same name. 132 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 22 x 24 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy, both inside and outside. Almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the Uni... View more info

Stonehenge

By: BERGSTROM, Theo

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Bergstrom + Boyle Books: 1974

Edition: 1st Paper Printing

Seller ID: 13341

ISBN: 0-903767-00-7

Condition: Very Good


A picture book with b&w photos by Theo Bergstrom, and a short history by Lance Vatcher, with maps and illustrations. Unpaginated. Bright interior with a sound binding. Covers show a little wear to edges. View more info

A Manual of Ancient Geography : for the Use of Schools

By: BEVAN, William Latham

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker and Son: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051443

Condition: Good Very Good


Compact but comprehensive view of Ancient Geography. iv, 153 pages ; 17 cm. Spine title, gilt: 'Ancient Geography'. Includes index. Publisher's advertisements: [4] p. at end of volume. No maps or illustrations. Interior is clean and quite bright, no foxing. Binding is tight and square, hinges excellent. Cloth shows some surface rubbing and light wear. Pictures available. Weight, 175g. View more info

Konig Salomo: Vom Brudermorder Zum Friedensfursten

By: BEYER, Rolf A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Germany, Gustav Lubbe: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31319

ISBN: 3785706693

Condition: Fine


German language account of King Solomon. 344pp, photo illustrated, diagrams, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 560g. View more info

Looking for Dilmun

By: BIBBY, Geoffrey

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23385

Condition: Near Fine


Personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great ancient civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000 year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer and the Indus Valley. 383pp, illustrated. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, with a tight square binding and no wear to red cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear, tape repair etc., but still looks quite presentable. Weight, 860g. View more info

Guide to Bogazkoy

By: BITTEL, Kurt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ankara, Archaeological Museum of Ankara: 1968

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 20366

Condition: VG+


Guide to the archaeological resouces in the vicinity of Bogazkoy in Turkey. 79pp, illustrated in b&w and in color, maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Small ink name to top margin of front wrap. Weight, 130g. View more info

Roman Britain and Early England, 55BC - 871AD

By: BLAIR, P. Hunter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lombard, IL, Cardinal/Sphere Books: 1975

Edition: Reprint Edition of 1963

Seller ID: 24642

ISBN: 0351153187

Condition: Near Fine


Careful analysis, based on recent excavations [prior to 1963] and aerial photographs, of the cultural and economic life of the period. 'History of England' (Thomas Nelson & Sons), volume 1. xii, 292 pages plates, maps, plans 23 cm. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked as is the exterior. Binding is tight and square with only a faint, hairline crease to the spine. Weight, 295g. View more info

The Etruscans

By: BLOCH, Raymond

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1969

Edition: Fifth Printing of American Edition

Seller ID: 11200

Condition: Near Fine


A volume in the series 'Ancient Peoples and Places'. Story of one of the 'mystery peoples' of the ancient world. 260pp, 79 photographs, 38 line drawings, 3 maps. Bright, clean copy with a very sound binding. unmarked. Dustjacket has faded spine and a little wear at head of spine and to top edge. View more info

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Ancient Scotland

By: BLUNDELL, Nigel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Promotional Reprint Co: 1996

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 047706

ISBN: 1856483711

Condition: Fine


Beautiful, pictorial tour of the Ancient monuments and buildings of Scotland. 144 p. : ill. (some col.), map, ports. ; 31 cm. Book is bright, fresh and unmarked - 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with a small tear at the foot of the spine, closed, on the inside, with acid-free tape. Large and quite heavy weighing 947g. View more info