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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 calcul... 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 ... 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 domesti... 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 an... 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 ... 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

Le Secret de la Pyramide de Khéops

By: WERNER, Rodolphe

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, La Flambee: 1943

Edition: First Editionthus

Seller ID: 053820

Condition: Fine


Edition Originale Francaise. Justificxation d'imnnmatriculation No 360. [450 exemplaires sur papier couche, numerotrs de 25 a 475]. 347pp, 22 photo plates, 4 plans, 1 table, 1 folding plate. The book is bound, with its original wrappers & spine, in a custom binding by Vianney Belanger of Montreal Canada. Their label to be found on the verso of the front endpaper. A gorgeous binding in full black leather with gilt titles, brown leather inserts, six raised bands to the sp... View more info

A Second Book of Archaeology

By: WHEELER, Margaret

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203

Condition: Near Fine


A second collection ofarchaeological discoveries. Selected and edited by Lady Margaret Collingridge Whjeeler 237 pages, photo illustrations. 22 cm. Internally clean and unmarked, pages bright white. Tight, square binding, no wearto the blue cloth boards. . The price-clipped dustjacket shows light edg wear in plaaces and a short, closed tear and tiny losr chip near the foot of the spine at the rear panel. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States P... View more info

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Roman Art and Architecture (World of Art)

By: WHEELER, Mortimer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1989

Edition: Reprint of 1964

Seller ID: 1476

ISBN: 0500200211

Condition: As New


A volume in the 'The world of art library'. 250 pages illustrations (some color) plans; 22 cm. Bright, clean and fesh, unmarked in any way. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. An 'as new' copy - no signs of use. Weight, 473g. View more info

Descriptive Analysis of Material Recovered from the Salvage Excavations of Three Archaeological Sites in the Williams Lake Area, British Columbia

By: WHITLAM, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, Governemnt of British Columbia: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29718

Condition: About Fine


Occasional Papers of the Archaeological Sites Advisory Board of British Columbia, No. 1. Two parts - xi, 101pp & v, 22pp - photo illustrations, diagrams, maps etc. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. Near 'as new'. Weight, 400g. View more info

Eternal lawyer, a legal biography of Cicero

By: WILKIN, Robert N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1947

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 045900

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Marcus Tullius Cicero [106BC - 43BC], Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist. xvi, 264 p. illus. 21 cm. OCLC Number: 669290. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Red cloth shows virtually no wear. Clipped dustjacket shows a fair amount of wear/creasing to the edges and has lost a couple of tiny chips. Weight, 419g. View more info

Ancient Egyptians Their Life and Customs, Two Volume Set

By: WILKINSON, J. Gardiner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Senate / Studio Editions: 1994

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 040241

ISBN: 1859580033

Condition: Good Very Good


First published in 1854. Social history of Ancient Egypt to 332 BC. Volume 1 - xviii; Volume 2 - x, 438pp, both volume illustrated. Facsimile edition. Internally both volume are very clean and unmarked. Bindings are tight and square. Light creasing to the spines. Unpacked weight, 792g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overs... View more info

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Lives of the Ancient Egyptians: Pharaohs, Queens, Courtiers and Commoners

By: WILKINSON, Toby

Price: $27.50

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052708

ISBN: 0500051488

Condition: As New


Reveals the greatest civilization of the ancient world through the lives of 100 men and women who experienced it at first hand. Featuring works of art and scenes of daily life, this work offers insights into the history and culture of the Nile Valley, offering glimpses of a vanished world, and a fresh perspective on a bewitching civilization. 336pp, profusely and lavishly illustrated. High quality production valaues. Book is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unclipp... View more info

The Hominid Gang: Behind the Scenes in the Search for Human Origins

By: WILLIS, Delta

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038753

ISBN: 0670828084

Condition: Fine


A 'Scientific Safari into the land and the time frames of our ancestors'. 1st printing, 8vo, 352pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Hardcover with unclipped dustjacket. Clean, tight copy. Felt-pen mark to bottom edge [remainder]. Weight, 738g View more info