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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, fresh and unmarked showing no wear. Similar unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 495g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both... View more info

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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 rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or... 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

Knossos: Mythology, History, Guide to the Archaeological Site

By: VASSILAKIS

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Athens, Adam Editions,Greece: 1994

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Inscription: .

Seller ID: 052589

ISBN: 960718842X

Condition: Fine


Guide to the archaeological sites at Knossos, Crete. Translated from the Greek. 89pp, [5pp] : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm. Excellent quality production. Bright, fresh and unmarked. Jsut about 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 335g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postagewithin Canada. Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. View more info

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Olympia - The Archaeological Site and the Museums (Archaeological Guides)

By: VIKATOU, Olympia

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Athens, Ekdotike Athenon: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290

ISBN: 9602134186

Condition: About Fne


Ancient Olympia is a sacred place. Civility, quiet concentration, a smiling plain amidst low peaceful hills, protected from the savage north wind, from the hot south wind, and below, the sea, from which flows the moist maritime air, rising up along the valley of the Alpheios.'Ekdotike Athenon travel guides'. 173pp, profusely colour photo illustrated. High quality colour photos. Bright, clean and unmarked, inside and outside. Almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. ... View more info

The Fourth Book of Virgil's Aeneid on the Loves of Dido and Aeneas

By: VIRGIL (Publius Virgilius Maro)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20635

Condition: Good VG


Done into English by the Right Honourable Sir Richard Fanshawe. Edited, with critical remarks, by A. L. Irvine. xiv, 130pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound binding, no wear to hinges. Bright, clean, green cloth slightly faded at spine. Light crease to back panel. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 210g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates ... View more info

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The Eclogues

By: VIRGIL (Publius Virgilius Maro)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1960

Seller ID: 27745

Condition: VG+


Translated by C.S.Calverley, Introduction by Moses Hadas, illustrated by Vertes. Small folio, 96pp, color illus. Hardcover, green cloth and paper boards with gilt illus. Includes a sound, card slipcase. Atttractive. Heavy, oversize book, weight, 1.15kg View more info

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The Cities of the Ancient Andes

By: VON HAGEN, Adriana; MORRIS, Craig; Morris, Raig

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Londfon, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1036

ISBN: 0500050864

Condition: Fine


Reconstructs how life was in the ancient cities of the Andes including how village settlements gave way to religious centers, how city-states became empires, and the importance of Machu Picchu. 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy - still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Price clipped dustjacket is nearly similar with just a couple of tint faults present. Weight, 840g. View more info

The J. Paul Getty Museum and Its Collections: A Museum for the New Century

By: WALSH, John: GRIBBON, Deborah

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Malibu, California, U.S.A., J Paul Getty Museum Pubns: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34276

ISBN: 0892364769

Condition: About 'As New'


Wonderfully illustrated, lively description of the J. Paul Getty Museum in California, and its Collections. 288pp, profusely photo illustrated, the majority in color. Bright, fresh copy, about 'as new' except for a light corner crease tyo the lower corner on the back panel. Heavy book weighing 1.64kg. View more info

Pompeii A.D. 79

By: WARD-PERKINS, John Bryan; CLARIDGE, Amanda

Price: $12.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Knopf: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1335

ISBN: 0394504917

Condition: Fine


Treasures from the National Archaeological Museum, Naples, and the Pompeii Antiquarium. Published in conjunction with the International 'Pompeii A.D. 79' Exhibition. Essay and catalogue by John Ward-Perkins and Amanda Claridge with additions by the Department of Classical Art Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 215 p. : illlustrated ; 30 cm. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. No wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket is also bright and clean but with some small amount of edge wear. Weight, 1.115kg. View more info

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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

By: WATERFIELD,Robin & Kathryn

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2012

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 31383

ISBN: 0857382888

Condition: As New


The myths told by the Greeks are as important as their history for our understanding of what they believed, thought and felt, and of what they expressed in writing and visual art. Mythology was inextricably interwoven with the entire fabric of their public and private lives. 319 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm. An 'as new' copy of the book - bright, clkean, still fresh and unmarked. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. ... View more info

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The Roman Soldier (Aspects of Greek and Roman Life)

By: WATSON, George Ronald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press: 1995

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 049516

ISBN: 0801493129

Condition: As New


Scholarly view of the Life, Tactics, and Equipment of the Roman soldier and the changes that took place over time. 256 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Weight, 293g. View more info

Cornelius Nepos

By: WATSON, Rev. John Selby - Translator

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Hinds & Noble:

Seller ID: 31416

Condition: Very Good, or Better


A volume in the series, 'Handy Literal Translations'. Translation from the Latin, with notes, of Cornelius Nepos' [94-28 BC], 'Lives of Eminent Commanders'. Undated, circa 1900. 143pp, 13pp publisher's ads at rear. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Only the endpapers are browned. Tight, square binding. Slight wear to cloth. Attractive copy. Weight, 190g. View more info

The Chinese exhibition : the exhibition of archaeological finds of the People's Republic of China held at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 8 August-16 November 1974 = L'exposition chinoise : l'exposition des de´couvertes Arche´ologiques

By: WATSON, William: ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, UK, Times Newspapers: 1974

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 038894

ISBN: 0723001073

Condition: VG+


Text by William Watson ; traduction franc¸ aise de Gerard Bourlier. 159pp, profusely pohoto illustrated in color and in b&w, English and French text.. Clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding. Light crease to rear wrapper. Weight, 552g. View more info

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Alexander And the Hellenistic World

By: WELLES, C. Bradford

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, A. M. Hakkert Ltd.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039989

ISBN: 0888665016

Condition: Near Fine


Political and cultural history of the Hellenistic world and Alexander the Great [356-323 BC]. 265 p. illus., 23 cm. Bright, clean, fresh interior. Ink name/date to inside of front wrapper. Slight wear to wrappers. Very faint, central crease to the spine. Lightly used. Weight, 473g. View more info