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The Golden House of Nero: Some Aspects of Roman Architecture

By: BOETHIUS, Axel

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17455

Condition: Fine


Town-planning and architecture in Rome from the primitive huts of the 8th century B.C. to the brick-faced tenements of 1000 years later. Jerome Lectures, Fifth Series. 195pp, photo illustrated, plans, diagrams. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Near new condition. Minor edge wear to dustjacket [in brodart]. Weight, 1.02kg View more info

Greek Civilization: From Euripedes to Alexandria

By: BONNARD, Andre

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin: 1961

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 10050

Condition: VG+


Third and last volume of Bonnard's comprehensive study of Greek civilization covering the period of decline. Translated from the French. 288pp, photo illustrated. Book is very clean with bright interior and sound binding, unmarked. Dustjacket is very clean and quite bright with a little edge wear and a 1.5" closed margin tear. View more info

The legionary fortress of Caerleon-Isca : a brief Account

By: BOON, George C.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Wales, National Museum of Wales: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26201

ISBN: 0720003156

Condition: Near Fine


Brief account of the ruins of the Roman Legionary Fort at Caerleon in South Wales. 71 pages : illustrations in b&w, maps, plans on folded leaf attached to inside cover (some color) ; 21 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Lower corner crease to first three leaves otherwise about 'as new'. Weight, 183g. View more info

Palestine

By: BOULTON, W. H.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.:

Edition: First [assumed]

Seller ID: 17889

Condition: Good VG


History of Palestine with an emphasis on its archaeology and biblical connection. Undated, circa 1930s. Small signature to ffep states 'Mt. Carmel, [19]45'. 184pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding, no wear to hinges. Minor wear to black cloth boards, and spine darkened. Weight, 350g. View more info

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Cleopatra

By: BRADFORD, Ernle

Price: $12.95

Publisher: London, Penguin USA: 2000

Edition: First Penguin Printing

Seller ID: 15067

ISBN: 014139014X

Condition: VG+


Biography of Queen Cleopatra of Egypt, died 30BC. First published in 1978. 279 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square with no spine creasing. Slight wear to edges of wrapper. Weight, 700g. View more info

Ulysses Found

By: BRADFORD, Ernle Dusgate Selby

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1925

Condition: Near Fine


The author spent some seven years sailing in the Mediterranean attempting to follow, with some success, the footsteps of Homer's wandering hero, Ulysses. xvii, 238 pages, photo illustrations, endpaper maps ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. Gilt titles to the spine are sun-faded. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual co... View more info

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The Story of the Mary Rose

By: BRADFORD, Ernle Dusgate Selby;Mary Rose Trust

Price: $13.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hamish Hamilton: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047071

ISBN: 0241107687

Condition: About Fine


An account of the beginnings of the attempt to raise the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's flagship, from where she sank in 1545. 207pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar. Weight, View more info

No Stone Unturned: An Almanac of North American Prehistory

By: BRENNAN, Louis A.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1960

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 08904

Condition: Fine


An archaeological reconstruction of the course of North American prehistory. 370pp, ilustrated with drawings and photographs, endpaper maps. Clean, bright copy with solid, tight binding. Dustjacket has very minor edge wear. Very good copy! View more info

Theodora : portrait in a Byzantine Landscape

By: BRIDGE, Antony

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046857

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Theodora, Empress, consort of Justinian I, Byzantine Emperor of the East [540-548 AD]. Theodora was perhaps the most influential and powerful woman in the Roman Empire's history. Some sources even mention her as empress regnant with Justinian I as her co-regent. ix, 193 p. : 2 maps ; 23 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Similar dustjacket. Weight, 376g. View more info

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The Murder of Tutankhamen: A True Story

By: BRIER, Bob

Price: $8.00

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., Berkley Pub Group: 1999

Edition: Third Printing, Berkley Edition

Seller ID: 044960

ISBN: 0425166899

Condition: Almost 'As New'


A look at the last days of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh draws on new medical and archaeological evidence that suggests that Tutankhamen suffered a brutal, untimely death that led to subsequent palace and political intrigue. Originally published: [New York] : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1998. xx, 264 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 400g. View more info

Pompei; Strada Dei Sepolcri

By: BROGI, Giacomo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Napoli, Italy, Giacomo Brogi:

Edition: Cat No 5066

Seller ID: 1979

Condition: VG+


Sepia. albumen photograph by a well-know Italian photographer based in Naples in the nineteeth century. View of the 'Strada dei Sepolcri' [Street of Graves] in Pompei. Photographer's name on the back but title/number of the photo from Reference. Undated, but Brogi [1822-1881] worked from 1860 to 1881, when he died. Great condition - no fading, no damage. Ships Lettermail. View more info

The Coinage of Trajan Decius [AD 249-251]

By: BROWN, Augustus

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Canterbury, UK, Author Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32019

Condition: About Fine


Small booklet describing the coinange of the Roman Emperor, Trajan Decius [AD 249-251]. 19pp, 1pp index, 1pp photo plate showing 21 coins. Bright, clean copy. Previous owner's name to the inside of the front wrapper. Weight, 27g. Lettermail rates apply. View more info

A History of Roman classical Literature

By: BROWNE, R. W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: 1884

Edition: Later [2nd?] Edition

Seller ID: 041829

Condition: VG+


A history of Roman Classical literature. OCLC Number: 4628363. xx, 591 p. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Attractive bookplate to the fpde, no other marks. Tight, square binding, uncracked hinges. Clean, bright, brown cloth boards with bright gilt titles and decoration. Slight wear to extremities of spine. Slight soiling to rear board. Scans always available. Handsome book. Weight, 1.025kg. View more info

Pursuing the Past: a General Account of British Columbia Archaeology

By: BUNYAN, D. E.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., UBC Museum of Anthropology: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046123

ISBN: 0888650957

Condition: VG+


General overview of Archaeology in British Columbia; predominantly First Nations. Excellent general guide with good illustrations. 'Museum note (Vancouver, B.C.), no. 4'. 36 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound stapled binding. Unpacked weight, 126g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

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Roman England

By: BURKE, John Frederick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., W W Norton & Co Inc: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 048985

ISBN: 0393018261

Condition: Fine


'The author vividly reconstructs the Romano-British way of life and reveals a wealth of Roman sites, remains and treasures that can be seen today...'. 152 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 28 cm. Includes index. Bright, clean, still fresh interior. Unmarked. Tight, square bidning, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar, with a slightly sun-darkened spine. Weight, 761g. View more info

Prehistoric Avebury

By: BURL, Aubrey

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1079

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09106

ISBN: 0-300-02368-5

Condition: Near Fine


History and description of the largest of many British stone circles, the megalithic monument at Avebury. 275pp, photo illustrated, maps etc. Very clean book without marks and with a solid binding. Dustjacket has price clip and very minor edge wear. View more info

The Coins of Roman Britain

By: BURNETT, Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Press:

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 040266

Condition: About 'As New'


A volume in the series, 'British Museum keys to the Past'.16pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 45g. View more info

The Battle for Gaul [A New Illustrated Translation]

By: CAESAR, Julius

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., D. R. Godine: 1980

Edition: First U. S. A. Edition

Seller ID: 1497

ISBN: 0879233060

Condition: Fine


A new translation of Julius Caesar's 'De bello Gallico' by Ane & Peter Wiseman with illustrations by Barry Cunliffe a photo plates, several in color. 208 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm. Book is very bright & clean and is unmarked. Still fresh! Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is similar with just one tiny, 2.5cm closed tear to the top edge of the front panel. Weight, 738g. View more info

Filosofiana, the villa of Piazza Armerina : the image of a Roman aristocrat at the time of Constantine

By: CARANDINI, Andrea; RICCI, Andreina; DE VOS , Mariette

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Palermo, Italy, S.F. Flaccovio: 1982

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 054727

Condition: Fine


The Villa Romana del Casale (Sicilian: Villa Rumana dû Casali) is a large and elaborate Roman villa or palace located about 3 km from the town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily. Excavations have revealed one of the richest, largest, and varied collections of Roman mosaics in the world,[1] for which the site has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2] The villa and artwork contained within date to the early 4th century AD. 2 volumes : illustrations (some color, some... View more info

Aspects Mystiques de la Tome Paienne

By: CARCOPINO, Jerome

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Paris, L'Artisan Du Livre: 1942

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 17124

Condition: VG+


A discussion of the religion of Ancient Rome. French language text. 314pp, illustrated. Many pages uncut. Bright, clean interior, with a sound binding. Spine darkened. Unmarked, and probably unread. We use both the Canadian Post Office and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges. This item weighs 370g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage. View more info