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Sweet Track to Glastonbury: The Somerset Levels in Prehistory

By: COLES, Bryony; COLES, John;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037008

ISBN: 0500390223

Condition: Near Fine


Archaeology of the Somerset Levels in Britain, unveiling a wealth of prehistoric information. 200pp, photo illustrated, diagrams and figures. Bright, clean interior. Old bookplate to to fpde, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to boards. Price clipped dustjacket is bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 820g. View more info

The Roman Signal Station on Castle Hill, Scarborough

By: COLLINGWOOD, R. G.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Scarborough, Corporation of Scarborough: E. T. W. Dennis & Sons: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34278

Condition: Good VG


Description of the ancient Roman Signalling Station on Castle Hill, Scarborough in East Yorkshire. 8pp, 2 plans [1 color]. OCLC 83321763. Clean, unmarked copy. Some sun-fading in part. paper is browned and brittle but as yet undamaged. Spine is split from top down to the first staple. Weight, 20g. View more info

The Odes of Horace; a critical Study

By: COMMAGER, Steele

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036070

Condition: Good Very Good


Critical study of the Odes of Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus 65-8 BC]. 365pp. A University professor's copy with a few pencil and ink notations, not at all extensive or distracting. Otherwise book is bright and clean with a sound binding. Dustjacket, in brodart, os tattered at the edges with several small, missing pieces and one somewhat lareger piece lost along the top edge of the rear panel. Weight, 854g. View more info

Latin literature; from the beginnings to the close of the second century A.D.

By: COPLEY, Frank O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045687

Condition: Fine


Latin literature from the beginnings to the close of the second century A.D. - Five centuries of Roman Classics. 372 p. 24 cm. OCLC Number: 248895. Bright, clean interior. Ink signarure to the title page otherwise the book is unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Attractive copy. Weight, 697g. View more info

Roman Drama: The Plays of Plautus and Terence, The Plays of Seneca

By: COPLEY, Frank O.; HADAS, Moses

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1965

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 052515

ISBN: 0023250402

Condition: VG+


Nine Roman plays. Translated by Frank O. Copley and Moses Hadas ; with an introduction by Moses Hadas. Avolume in 'The Library of liberal arts'. 463pp. Very bright, clean copy, inside and outside. Unmarked. Tight, square binding withj a very light central crease. Near 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. Unpacked weight 523g. 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... View more info

The Conquest of Wessex in the Sixth Century

By: COPLEY, Gordon J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix House Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27714

Condition: Near Fine


The author sheds light on Britain in the fifth and sixth centuries and, the conquest of Wessex, an important era in the formation of England. 240pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Only faint traces of wear to cloth at tips etc. Dustjacket, in brodart, is bright and clean but with abottom 2.5" of spine lost and chips at head of spine and parts of top edge. Weight, 550g. View more info

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Exalted Sits the Chief: the ancient history of Hawai'i Island

By: CORDY, Ross

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Honolulu, Mutual Pub: 2004

Edition: Third Paberback Printing

Seller ID: 31046

ISBN: 1566473403

Condition: Near Fine


'The book is one of the most important books ever published in the fields of Hawaiian archeology and history. It is the first book-length effort to combine the rich traditional history and ethnography of the Big Island with the vast amount of archeological data accumulated over the last 50 years'. viii, 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Book appears 'as new' except for a tint amount of wear to the lower tiop of the front wrapper. No spine creases. Weight, 1.045kg. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual... View more info

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The First Emperor of China: The Greatest Archeological Find of Our Time

By: COTTERELL, Arthur

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1981

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 08058

ISBN: 0-03-059889-3

Condition: About Fine


Outlines the discovery of the First Emperor of China's Tomb. 208pp, profusely illustrated in b&w and in color. Very clean, bright copy with solid binding and unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 8 4g. View more info

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The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie: An African American's Spiritual Journey to Uncover a Sunken Slave Ship's Past

By: COTTMAN, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Crown/Harmony: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1955

ISBN: 0517703289

Condition: Fine


The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie explores the African slave trade by telling the story of the only slave trading merchant ship sunk in American waters whose site has been discovered and researched. xxiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked still fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Uncclipped dustjacket is nearly similar except that there is a tiny, 'v' shaped chip [repaired] to the top edge of the rear panel. Weight, 393g. View more info

The Mountains of Pharaoh: 2,000 Years of Pyramid Exploration

By: COTTRELL, Leonard

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1975

Seller ID: 09144

Condition: Near Fine


Story of 2,000 years of the study of Egypts great pyramids. originally published in 1956. 272pp, photo illustrated. Book is very clean with firm binding. Dustjacket is clean with a little wear to the bottom edge and the head of the spine. View more info

The Tiger of Ch'in : how China became a Nation

By: COTTRELL, Leonard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037730

Condition: Fine


History of ancient China from the Old Stone Age down to the unification of China under the Emperor Shih-Huang-ti known as the Tiger of Ch'in, about 200 BC. 224 pages, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the red cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is clean and complete but showing some edge-wear, short closed tears and the remains of a small price sticker. Weight, 580g. View more info

Antiquity. A Quarterly Review of Archaeology, Volume 2

By: CRAWFORD, O. G. S. - Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gloucester, John Bellows: 1928

Edition: Volume 2

Seller ID: 17477

Condition: About Fine


Bound volume containing four issues of this scholarly periodical, Vol.2, Nos. 1, 2, 3 & 4. 527pp, illustrated. Very bright, clean copy, still quite fresh. Bound in tan cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Binding is tight and sound. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 1.75kg. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. View more info

Antiquity. A Quarterly Review of Archaeology, December 1937

By: CRAWFORD, O. G. S. - editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, John Bellows: 1937

Edition: Vol. XI, No. 44

Seller ID: 042542

Condition: Near Fine


Some Anglo-Saxon Potters, The Church of St. Martin at Angers, Dendochronology, Peasant Crofts in North Pembrokeshire, The Long Barrow in Brittany, Umm el-Jamal, The City Walls of Istanbul, etc. pp385-528. Generally a very bright, clean copy, but with a little fading [?] to front wrap. Binding tight and square. Interior is very fresh and clean. Weight, 460g. View more info

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Antiquity. A Quarterly Review of Archaeology, September 1932

By: CRAWFORD, O. G. S. - editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, John Bellows: 1932

Edition: Vol. VI, No. 23

Seller ID: 042543

Condition: Near Fine


Two Greek Fortresses in Sicily, The Oxford Excavations at Hira, The Paradox of Celtic Art, German fortified Churches in Transylvania etc. pp257-384. Bright, fresh copy, unmarked, with a tight, square binding. Near new! Weight, 420g. View more info

Antiquity. A Quarterly Review of Archaeology, June 1931

By: CRAWFORD, O. G. S. - editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, John Bellows: 1931

Edition: Vol. V, No. 18

Seller ID: 042544

Condition: Near Fine


Ordnance Survey, the Chiltern's Grim Ditches, Inka and Pre-Inka, Sleds Carts and Waggons, Stone Vessels found in Crete, Noah's Flood, Kharga Oasis. pp145-272. Bright, fresh copy, unmarked, with a tight, square binding. Weight, 420g. View more info

Splendors of the Past: Lost Cities of the Ancient World

By: CRUMP, Donald J. - Editor

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Natl Geographic Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1565

ISBN: 0870443585

Condition: Fine


Survey of Lost Cities of the Ancient World. Prepared by the Special Publications Division, National Geographic Society. 295 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm. Large format, enhanced by more than 250 color photographs and 17 specially commissioned paintings Book is bright, clean and unmrked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket shows light edge wear and a couple of very short edge tears. 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 very heavy book ... View more info

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Alexander the Great

By: CUMMINGS, Lewis Vance

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grove Press: 2004

Edition: Third Printing of 2004 Edition

Seller ID: 042430

ISBN: 0802141498

Condition: Fine


Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1940. Biography of Alexander, the Great, 356-323 BCE. v, 461 p. : maps ; 21 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copt. Tight, square binding woth no spine creases. About 'as new'. Weight, 556g. View more info

King Arthur's Place in Prehistory : Great Age of Stonehenge

By: CUMMINS, W.A.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: UK, Bramley Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040731

ISBN: 1858337690

Condition: As New


The author traces the legend of King Arthur back to a connection with Stonehenge. x, 195 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket, in brodart. Quite 'as new'. Weight, 615g. View more info

Fishbourne: A Guide to the Site

By: CUNLIFFE, Barry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sussex Archaeological Society: 1997

Edition: Fourth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 23746

Condition: About Fine


Guide to the excavated remains of a Roman Palace at Fishbourne in Sussex, England. 39pp, photo illustyrated, plans and diagrams. Bright and clean, about 'as new'. Weight, 120g. View more info

The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek: The Man Who Discovered Britain

By: CUNLIFFE, Barry

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane/Penguin: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 16202

ISBN: 0713995092

Condition: About 'As New'


'Cunliffe’s book is an exploration of the voyage of Pytheas, originally of Massilia - now Marseilles - to the British Isles and beyond...'. ix, 182 p. : maps ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 351g. View more info