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Image for Mysterious Britain: Fact and Folklore

Mysterious Britain: Fact and Folklore

By: SYKES, Homer

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Cassell Paperbacks: 2001

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 29688

ISBN: 184188149X

Condition: Near Fine


Superb and evocative photographs of 'mysterious' sites in Britain - relics of ancient peoples, druids, Celtic saints, medieval knights etc. 140pp, profusely color photo illustrated with explanatory text. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creasing to spine. Glossy wrappers - unmarked and uncreased. Weight, 550g. View more info

C. Cornelii Taciti Opera Quae Exstant. I. Lipsivs Auartum Recensuit. Idemque Notas Ad Oram Addidit, Rerum Indices

By: TACITUS, Cornelius Publius

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Lvgdvni Batavorvm, Ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Franciscum Raphelengium: 1588

Seller ID: 23896

Condition: About Very Good


Fourth edition of Tacitus as edited by Justus Lipsius [Joest Lips]. 718pp. Interior is bright and clean. No marks, underlines, margin notes etc, except tiny marginal notes in a very old ink to pp1-3. Binding is tight and sound. Vellum spine with six raised bands. Gilt titles on red leather label to spine. Some wear to tips of corners and to fore-edges of boards. Only notable defect is a clip at foot of the title page - possibly removing a name - 2cm tall by 9cm wide. Do... View more info

Cornelii Taciti de Vita Agricolae

By: TACITUS, Cornelius; FURNEAUX, H.; ANDERSON, J. G. C.; HAVERFIELD, F.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1961

Edition: 2nd Edition, Rev. and Rewritten

Seller ID: 32552

Condition: VG+


Work by the Roman historian Tacitus, written c. AD 98, which recounts the life of his father-in-law Gnaeus Julius Agricola, an eminent Roman General and Governor of Britain from AD 77/78 - 83/84. Edited by H. Furneaux... revised and largely rewritten by John George Clark Anderson. With contributions by the late Prof. F. Haverfield. First issued in 1922 in this version. lxxxvii, 194pp : illustrations. Translated from the Latin with copious notes. Book is bright, clean an... View more info

A History of Greek Art, with and Introductory Chapter on Art in Egypt and Mesopotamia

By: TARBELL, F. B.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Meadville, Chautauqua-Century Press: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06768

Condition: Near Fine


General introduction of the art of Ancient Greece. 295pp, illustrated. Near Fine except for a small piece of cloth lost at the head of the spine, at back. View more info

Greek Biology and Medicine

By: TAYLOR, Henry Osborn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Cooper Square Publishers: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24504

Condition: Near Fine


The author appraises the contributions of Aristotle, Pliny, galen, Dioscondes, herophilus and the Hippocratic physicians to the development of natural history and medicine. A volume in the series, 'Our debt to Greece and Rome'. 151pp. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for an inked-out name to the fpde. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Minor edge wear and slight surface soiling to dustjacket. Weight, 260g. View more info

The Mycenaeans

By: TAYLOUR, Lord William

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition, 2nd PB Printing

Seller ID: 045686

ISBN: 0500275866

Condition: As New


Revised and enlarged edition of the 1983 original. Series - 'Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)'. 180 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Best general account of the archaeology of the Mycenaeans. Bright, clean copy, still fresh. Tiny address label to the inside of the front wrapper otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 485g. View more info

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Egyptian Gods and Myths

By: THOMAS, Angela P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Shire Publications: 2001

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 043953

ISBN: 0852637888

Condition: As New


A Shire Egyptology Book, No 2. 64pp, photo illustrated. A 'mint' copy - bright, clean, unmarked, and 'as new'. Weight, 149g. View more info

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Exploring Ancient Native America: An Archaeological Guide

By: THOMAS, David Hurst

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Macmillan General Reference: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2150

ISBN: 0671880500

Condition: As New


"Lavishly illustrated guide to more than 400 of the most important Indian archaeological sites in the United States and Canada." xxii, 314 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked - NOT a remainder. Unpacked weight, 636g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, si... View more info

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Human Origins: The Search for Our Beginnings

By: THOMAS, Herbert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 039230

ISBN: 0810928663

Condition: As New


Search for the origin of the human species. Superbly illustrated, pocket-book sized.159pp. Bright, fresh copy, quite 'as new'. Weight, 238g. View more info

Genesis and Exodus as History: A Critical Enquiry

By: THOMAS, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenechein & Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14170

Condition: Very Good


Bible Studies. An examination of Genesis and Exodus as History. 541pp, frontis map. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. Minor wear to cloth at some edges. Spine faded. Weight, 720g. View more info

Histoire Grecque de Thucydide : traduite en francais, accompagnee de notes supplementaires aux deux volumes de critiques, de cartes geographiques et d'estampes ...

By: THUCYDIDE; GAIL, Jean-Baptiste

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Paris, Gail Neveu: 1808

Seller ID: 34874

Condition: Very Good


French language text. Four volumes in Two. Volume 1 - 72pp, large folding map, 205pp, folding plate. Volume 2 - 199pp. Both volumes in full leather, marbled endpapers. Gilt titles & decoration etc to both spines. A little wear to the tip of the corners. Some worm-damage to the leather on Vol 2 - top left of front panel. Images available on request. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual... View more info

The Peloponnesian War

By: THUCYDIDES

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Classics L39: 1062

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051475

Condition: VG+


Translated with an Introduction by Rex Warner. 553pp, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. Tight, square binding, no creasing to the spine. Small mark to front wrapper where an old price sticker removed. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 286g but too thick to qualify for Lettermail rates. View more info

Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc.: Auction IX, December 10, 1980

By: TOMPKINS, Janice Firth et al - Editors

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA, Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33341

Condition: VG+


Catalog for an Auction of Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Coins. Unpaginated, 706 Lots, 38pp of photo plates, 4pp Estimate Sheet laid-in. No Prices Realised. Bright, clean and unmarked. Sound, glued binding. Minor age-soiling/wear to wrappers. Weight, 460g. View more info

Gold for the Gods: A Catalogue to an Exhibition of Pre-Inca and Inca Gold and Artifacts from Peru

By: TUSHINGHAM, A. D.; Royal Ontario Museum; DAY, Kent C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Royal Ontario Museum: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047940

ISBN: 0888541872

Condition: Near Fine


A catalogue to an exhibition of pre-Inca and Inca gold and artifacts from Peru at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, September 28-November 21, 1976; Winnipeg Art Gallery, December 17, 1976-February 20, 1977; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, March 18-May 15, 1977. 146 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding. Weight, 435g. View more info

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Nefertiti: Egypt's Sun Queen

By: TYLDESLEY, Joyce

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 1999

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 16877

ISBN: 0670869988

Condition: As New


"For little more than ten years the beautiful Nefertiti was universally adored as the most powerful woman in the Bronze Age world. As the chief wife of the heretic pharaoh Akhenaten and queen of the dazzling Amarna court, she was an inspiration to her husband, a loving mother to her six daughters and a living goddess to her people." Originally published : London : Viking, 1998. xx, 228 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm. An 'As New' copy - bright, fr... View more info

Image for Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt

Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt

By: TYLDESLEY, Joyce A.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Basic Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 037923

ISBN: 0465009409

Condition: Fine


Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley, 'offers a magnificent biography of a most extraordinary Queen'. 290pp, photo illustrated. A 'mint' copy with the exception of a tiny ink first name to the ffep, and a 1/4" margin tera to the top edge of the front panel of the unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 596g. View more info

Ruins of Ancient Tyre [Stereoview]

By: UNDERWOOD & UNDERWOOD

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Underwood & Underwood: 1900

Seller ID: 052027

Condition: Near Fine


Underwood & Underwood stereo viewcard - 3203. Native fisherman with his nets in front of ruins. Subtitled - 'wonderful fulfilment of prophecy [Ezekiel xxvi:xxvii] - Syria'. Sepia toned photographs. Very sharp and clear. Curved card. Title in six languages on reverse. No wear present. Weight, 19g. View more info

The 'Maison Carree', one of the finest Roman Temples extant - Nimes, France [Stereoview]

By: UNDERWOOD & UNDERWOOD

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Underwood & Underwood: 1907

Seller ID: 052028

Condition: Near Fine


Underwood & Underwood stereo viewcard - 9592. Sepia toned photographs. Very sharp and clear. Curved card. Title in six languages on reverse. Full description in English only. No wear present. Weight, 19g. View more info

An Introduction to Greek Sculpture

By: UPCOTT, L. E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1899

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 19593

Condition: Very Good


Giide to understanding the sculptural art of Ancient Greece. 159pp. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding. Very minor wear to cloth. old bookplates to front endpapers. Weight, 300g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rate... View more info

The Curse of the Pharaohs

By: VANDENBERG, Philipp

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Barnes & Noble: 1992

Edition: First Printing of the B&N Reprint

Seller ID: 050453

ISBN: 156619007X

Condition: Fine


Translation of - 'Der Fluch der Pharaonen', from the original German edition of 1973. Translated by Thomas Weyr. 252 pages : illustrations. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 419g. View more info