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  • BLISS, Frederick Jones
    A MOUND OF MANY CITIES; or, Tell El Hesy Excavated. Second edition, revised

    London: The Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, 1898. Octavo, mustard cloth stamped in black & gilt, black endpapers. pp xii, 204, [1], (2, ads), [2] + 4 folding plates; many illustrations in text. Spine lightly darkened, with the gilt lettering dull, else a VG+ clean, tight & unworn copy, no owner names. First ed. was in 1894. "Tell el-Hesi is a 25 acre archaeological site in Israel. It was the first major site excavated in Palestine, first by Flinders Petrie in 1890 and later by Frederick Jones Bliss in 1891 and 1892." - Wiki.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40943
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  • (BLACKWOOD, Thomas, 1701-67) (Homer)
    AN ENQUIRY INTO THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF HOMER. The Second Edition

    London: 1736. Second edition (first was in 1735). Octavo, pp (iv), 346, (78, Index), (1, list of plates), (1), (2, ads), (2, binder's blank) + frontispiece portrait of Homer and a folding map; 12 vignette text illlustrations (including title page), tail pieces. Bound in contemporary paneled calf, spine with raised bands, gilt ornaments, spinkled page edges. Joints and hinges have been neatly repaired with rice paper; shallow chips to spine tips, spine gilt rubbed with spine label perished; front free endpaper has a vertical crease, old ink name; upper outer blank corner of dedication leaf clipped out, old patch, ink lettered on verso; ink ownership name at top margin of title page; endpapers yellowed, with margin browning from binding; scattered…

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    London: 1736. Second edition (first was in 1735). Octavo, pp (iv), 346, (78, Index), (1, list of plates), (1), (2, ads), (2, binder's blank) + frontispiece portrait of Homer and a folding map; 12 vignette text illlustrations (including title page), tail pieces. Bound in contemporary paneled calf, spine with raised bands, gilt ornaments, spinkled page edges. Joints and hinges have been neatly repaired with rice paper; shallow chips to spine tips, spine gilt rubbed with spine label perished; front free endpaper has a vertical crease, old ink name; upper outer blank corner of dedication leaf clipped out, old patch, ink lettered on verso; ink ownership name at top margin of title page; endpapers yellowed, with margin browning from binding; scattered light foxing, but text is otherwise clean and unworn. In all, externally good, internally VG, now firm in the binding. The engraved illustrations are mostly by Gravelot. The first book of this Scottish classicist, published anonymously.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33457
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  • WEIANT, C.W.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CERAMICS OF TRES ZAPOTES VERACRUZ, MEXICO

    Edition: First Edition

    Washington, D.C: United States Govenment Printing Office, 1943. pp xiv, 144, [1] + 39 double-side plates + blank leaf; indexed, illustrations in text. Bit of wear to spine tips, small chip to front cover, private bookplate inside front cover, VG otherwise. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 139.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 27158
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  • MYLONAS, George
    ANCIENT MYCENAE, the capital city of Agamemnon

    Edition: First Edition

    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Library, 1957. Terra cotta cloth. pp (x), 199, [1], (46, double-sided plates). School rubber stamp and blind stamp on front free endpaper, blind stamp on half-title leaf, no other marks; yellowing to page edges; else fine. Price-clipped jacket has shallow chip across head of spine, nicks, slight rubbing, VG otherwise. Story of the excavation by the Greek Archaeological Society in 1952-54 of the second Grave Circle at Mycenae, told by a member of the party.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39498
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  • Pettinato, Giovanni
    Archives of Ebla: An Empire Inscribed in Clay

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, c1981. Second printing. Cloth & boards. pp (xx), 347, endpaper maps. Tables and maps in text, bibliography, index. "Not for Resale" rubber stamped at front, else VG in lightly used VG price-clipped jacket. An account of the extensive library of clay tables from the ancient empire of Ebla, situated in Syria.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44820
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  • Dewar, Elaine
    Bones: Discovering the First Americans

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Random House Canada, 2001. Brown boards. pp (12), 628. Index. Fine in fine jacket. 'Scientists not so long ago unanimously believed that people first walked to the New World from northeast Asia across the Bering land bridge at the end of the Ice Age 11,000 years ago. But in the last ten years, new tools applied to old bones have yielded evidence that tells an entirely different story.' 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47206
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  • James, Edward
    Britain in the First Millennium

    London: Hodder Arnold, c2001. Glossy card covers. pp 310, maps in text, indexed. VG+ copy, no owner marks. This survey of medieval Britain presents the events comprising the two great invasions from Continental Europe as a coherent narrative. Unique both for its broad historical perspective and for its wide geographic coverage, Edward James all-encompassing history spans the long millennium from the first century BC through the Norman Conquest and covers events across the whole of Britain, from Cornwall to the Shetlands, providing the European context for events in England while also examining the many ways Britain differed from the rest of Europe.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47648
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  • Fagan, Brian M.
    Chaco Canyon: Archaeologists Explore the Lives of an Ancient Society

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. Cloth & boards. pp (xvi), 256 + colour photos. B&w photos in text, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47195
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  • PROROK, Byron Khun de, F.R.G.S.
    DIGGING FOR LOST AFRICAN GODS: The record of five years archaeological excavation in North Africa. With notes and translations by Edgar Fletcher Allen. With 43 illustrations

    Edition: First US edition.

    New York: Putnam's, 1926. Tall octavo, dark green cloth gilt lettered, sepia photographic endpapers, top edge gilt. pp (2), (xvi), 369, (3) + plates, folding map at rear. Mild flaking to gilt spine lettering, vertical crease to front free endpaper, else a fine, jacketless copy, no owner names. Carthage, Djerba, Utica, ancient tombs of the Sahara. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33245
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  • HOLMQUIST, June Drenning and Ardis Hillman Wheeler, editors
    DIVING INTO THE PAST. Theories, Techniques, and Applications of Underwater Archaeology.

    St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Socity and the Council of Underwater Archaeology, 1963. Blue cloth. [12], 111 pp. Text in double columns, photos in text. Minor cover soiling; else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no previous owner marks. The Proceedings of a Conference on Underwater Archaeology Sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, April 26-27, 1963.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18343
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  • MATTHIAE, Paolo
    EBLA: an empire rediscovered. Translated by Christopher Holme

    New York: Doubleday, 1981. Cloth & boards. pp 237, index, bibliography, many photos, diagrams, plans, in text. "Not for Resale" rubber stamped on front free endpaper, yellowing to page edges, small corner crease to a number of leaves, VG otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has moderate edge wear; good. Discovery of an ancient city in Northern Syria dating from 2400 BC, the seat of a powerful empire.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44819
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  • BOUQUET, A.C.
    EVERYDAY LIFE IN NEW TESTAMENT TIMES

    New York: Scribner's (1956). Third printing. Beige cloth. pp (xx), (236). 102 illustrations, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has small chips and tears at spine ends, short tears to panels, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44201
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  • Brunhouse, Robert L.
    Frans Blom, Maya Explorer

    Edition: First edition.

    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1976. Grey cloth. pp (xiv), 291 + plates. Maps in text, index, notes, bibliography. Glue residue inside front cover from removed label, else fine. Thin price-clipped jacket has minor use, spine sunned, VG generally.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44796
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  • ALBRIGHTt, William Foxwell
    FROM THE STONE AGE TO CHRISTIANITY: monotheism and the historical process

    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1946. Second edition, with slight revision. Octavo, dark grey cloth. pp (xii), 367. Notes, index. Ink owner name at front, covers a little seasonably bowed, else a fine, jacketless copy. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47202
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  • Lipschits, Oded ; Blenkinsopp, Joseph . editors
    Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period

    Edition: First edition.

    Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 2003. Glossy pictorial boards without jacket, as issued. pp xii, 612. Illustrated. Fine copy. Papers from a conference held at Tel-Aviv University in 2001. (1) The Myth of the Empty Land Revisited; (2) Cult, Priesthood, and Temple; (3) Military and Governmental Aspects; (4) Archaeological Perspectives on the 6th Century B.C.E.; and (5) Exiles and Foreigners in Egypt and Babylonia. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50991
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  • JENTEL, (Marie-Odile).
    LES GUTTI ET LES ASKOI À RELIEFS ÉTRUSQUES ET APULIENS. Essai de classification et de typologie.

    Edition: First Edition

    Québec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval / Leyde: Brill / Toronto: Samuel Stevens, Hakkert, 1976. Blue cloth. xviii, 476, [2]; (xiv), (75) pp. Fingernail-size chip to fore margin of rear blank of volume I; a few small spots to front cover of Volume II; else a fine pair, without jackets, as issued. Volume II is the plates volume, with 256 figures on 73 plates plus two maps at rear. Etruscans. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 12736
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  • TENNEY, Merrill C.
    NEW TESTAMENT TIMES

    Edition: First Edition

    Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1965. Green illustrated cloth. pp (xvi), 396. Illustrated, maps, charts, index. Ink name at front, rubber stamped name on fore edges, short tear to lower margin of two leaves at front neatly repaired (no text affected), yellow highlighting to 7 pages of text in chapter three, else a nice clean and unworn copy in worn, tattered jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43640
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  • Nordisk Tidsskrift for Oldkyndighed, udgivet af det Kongelige Nordiske Oldskrift-Selskab
    Nordisk Tidsskrift for Oldkyndighed, udgivet af det Kongelige Nordiske Oldskrift-Selskab

    Copenhagen: J. D. Qvist, 1832. Vol. I only (of 3). Original printed wraps; 446 pp with untrimmed fore and bottom edges, four folding engraved plates at rear. Inscribed, in French, at front from the (Danish) Royal Society of Nordic Antiquities to Monsieur le Conseiller [Joaquim José da Costa] de Macedo, secretary of the Royal Academy of Sciences, Lisbon. Spine slightly yellowed; damp-stain to the fore margin of about 15 leaves at rear; yellowing to page edges; nearly fine otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50673
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  • FOX, Cyril, Sir
    OFFA'S DYKE: a field survey of the western frontier frontier-works of Merica in the seventh and eight centuries A.D. With a Foreword by Sir Frank Stenton, F.R.A.

    Edition: First edition

    London: The British Academy, 1955. Brown cloth. pp (xxviii), (318), [2] + 46 plates, 121 figures (one folding), index. Fine copy. Price-clipped dust jacket has yellowing, light soiling, small chips and tears; good. The dark ran along the border of Mercia and Wales. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50178
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  • PLEASURE OF RUINS by MACAULAY, Rose
    MACAULAY, Rose
    PLEASURE OF RUINS

    Edition: First printing

    London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1953. Grey cloth. Pp (xvi), 466 + plates. A VG jacketless copy, no owner names. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 35993
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