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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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Robert Ballard's Bismarck

By: BALLARD, Robert D.; ARCHBOLD, Rick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Chartwell Books: 2007

Edition: First Printing this Edition

Seller ID: 1008

ISBN: 0785822054

Condition: As New


This book recreates the story of the British navy's sinking of the "Bismarck" and includes an account of the high-tech hunt for the "Bismarck" that culminated in its rediscovery. Originally published in 1990 by Warner Books. "Germany's greatest battleship surrenders her secrets"--Jacket. "A Chartwell Books/Madison Press book." 231 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 1.230kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and ... 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 by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site ... 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

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: $12.50

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. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage ... View more info

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Lost City of the Incas; The Story of Machu Picchu and its Buildr

By: BINGHAM, Hiram

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Press: 2003

Edition: First Phoenix Edition

Seller ID: 27686

ISBN: 1842125850

Condition: About Fine


Hiram Bingham III was an American academic, explorer and politician. He made public the existence of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in 1911 with the guidance of local indigenous farmers. With an Introduction by Hugh Thomson. li, 286 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, ... 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

Bloss' Ancient History : illustrated by colored maps, and arranged to accompany a chronological chart, for the use of families and schools

By: BLOSS, C. A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rochester & New York, William Alling, Rochester, NY : Saxton & Miles, 205 Broadway, NY: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 694

Condition: Good Plus


Ancient history to the Fall of Rome in 476AD. [Preserved by the, 'Harvard social studies textbooks preservation microfilm project, 00315'. v, 427 pages : illustrations, four double page maps ; 20 cm. Text is clean, pages white. Some very light pencil notes and marks to the margins is noted. Light foxing to the endpapers. Binding is tight. Boards connected but a little tender in places. Leather shows wear in parts. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped... 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

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