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The Museum of Primitive Art SELECTED WORKS 2 Selected Work from the Collection

By: Goldwater, Robert

Price: $12.94

Publisher: New York, Museum of Primitive Art: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41969

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Contents clean and secure in original decorative wrappers. Illustrated with 34 b&w photographs of pieces from the exhibition, including sculpture, canoe prow, bird mask, etc. OCLC: 874314278 View more info

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SAYINGS OF OUR LORD FROM AN EARLY GREEK PAPYRUS

By: Grenfell, Bernard P. ; Arthur S. Hunt

Price: $39.94

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42140

Condition: Very Good-


Egypt Exploration Fund; 20, 2 plates pages; Contents clean and secure in 19th century binding of tan half calf with marbled boards and endpapers; rubbed at spine and corners, leather splitting along front edge. Two plates displaying the front and back of the fragment of papyrus containing statements attributed to Jesus Christ. Lovely heraldic bookplate of original owner Robert Coleman Hall Brock (1861-1906). A resident of Philadelphia, Brock read for the law, joining the firm of W. H. Newbold, Son & Co. (bankers) in 1888 where he remained until his early retirement in 1894. Drawing upon th... View more info

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GELA - THE ANCIENT GREEKS IN SICILY

By: Griffo, Pietro ; and Leonard Von Matt

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Greenwich, New York Graphic Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40467

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


223 pages; Illustrated with more than 150 plates, 56 in color. Very fine photographs by Leonard von Matt (color photographs tipped-in). Intended for the general reader, the traveler, and also the specialist inthings Greek and Sicilian. TABLE OF CONTENTS: (1) The Background, (2) Before the Greeks, (3) The Foundation and Beginnings, (4) Hellenization of the Interior, (5) The Founding of Akragas, (6) Towards the East Coast, (7) Gelon, (8) Religion - Sanctuaries, Deitites, Cults, (9) Artistic Development and Ties with Greece, (10) From the Congress of Gela to Timoleon, and (11) From Agathokles t... View more info

Borobudur Beauty in Peril

By: Groslier, Bernard P.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Paris, UNESCO: 1977

Seller ID: 41249

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; Forty kilometres from Yogyakarta in Central Java is a huge stone complex 1100 years old - this is Borobudur -- for the Buddhist, a place of pilgrimage; for the architect, a brilliant harmonization of form with significance; for the art historian, an outstanding portrayal in stone of the iconography of Mahayana Buddhism; for anyone, a precious legacy from the past, a symbol of human ingenuity, skill, perseverance and faith. This guide offers a brief history of the site, a discussion of the efforts to restore and preserve it and many photographs. ; Experience the pleasure of reading... View more info

Image for Fragmenten fron Tomteboda - Runsten med bildframstallning eller bildstenar med runinskrift  Article in Fornvannen - Journal of Swedish Antiquarian Research 2006/4

Fragmenten fron Tomteboda - Runsten med bildframstallning eller bildstenar med runinskrift Article in Fornvannen - Journal of Swedish Antiquarian Research 2006/4

By: Gustavson, Helmer ; et alus

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Stockholm, Royal Academy of Letters: 2006

Seller ID: 41949

Condition: Near Fine


14 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. An fourteen page article in the 2006/4 issue of Fornvannen, illustrated with b&w photographs and drawings. View more info

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Un Complejo Preclasico del Occidente Salvadoreno

By: Haberland, Wolfgang

Price: $10.94

Publisher: San Salvador, Ministerio de Educacion: 1977

Seller ID: 39834

Condition: Near Fine


Coleccion Antropologia e Historia No. 12; 22 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. B&W illustrations View more info

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Marihua Rojo sobre Beige y El Problema Pipil

By: Haberland, Wolfgang

Price: $10.94

Publisher: San Salvador, Ministerio de Educacion: 1977

Seller ID: 39835

Condition: Near Fine


Coleccion Antropologia e Historia No. 13; 32 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. B&W illustrations View more info

Diverse Directions A Collector's Choice Selections from the Charles Craig Collection

By: Henning, Robert Jr. Et Al

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Museum of Art: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41963

ISBN: 0899510701

Condition: Very Good


88 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial glossy wrappers; some creasing at lower right corner View more info

LES GUTTI ET LES ASKOI A RELIEFS ETRUSQUE ET APULIENS ESSAI DE CLASSIFICATION ET DE TYPOLOGIE - Two Volume Set

By: Jentel, Marie-Odile

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Quebec / Leyde, Les Presses De L'Universite Laval / E. J. Brill: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41531

ISBN: 9004045368

Condition: Fine


Tome I: Text. Tome II: Planches. Leyde, The Netherlands: E. J. Brill Hardcover. 476pp, 73 plates and 2 maps. Two large quarto volumes in original publishers blue buckram bindings with gilt lettering.. xviii, 476, [2]; (xiv), (75), [1, blank] pp. Volume II is the plates volume, with 256 figures on 73 plates plus two maps at rear. Fine set, as issued without dustjackets.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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LA NECROPOLE D'AMATHONTE - Tombes 113 - 367 ; VI. Bijoux, Armes, Verre, Astragales et Coquillages, Squelettes

By: Karageorghis, V. ; O. Picard

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Nicosie, Service des antiquités de Chypre: 1992

Seller ID: 41370

ISBN: 9963560040

Condition: Near Fine


Etudes chypriotes; 174 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. OCLC: 43082686 Publié par la Fondation A. G. Leventis, le Service des Antiquités de Chypre et l'Ecole Française d'Athènes. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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A SHORT GUIDE TO THE MODEL OF ANCIENT JERUSALEM

By: Kroch, Hans

Price: $4.94

Publisher: Jerusalem, Holyland Hotel: 1966

Seller ID: 38459

Condition: Very Good+


15 pages; The model represents Jerusalem in the year 66C.E. at the beginning of the First Revolt against the Romans. Archeological and topographical data for Ancient Jerusalem provided by Prof. M. Avi-Yonah; executed by Mr. E. Schaeffer and Mr. R. Brotzen ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

NINEVEH AND ITS REMAINS With an account of a visit to the Chaldæan Christians of Kurdistan and the Yezidis, or Devil worshippers; and an enquiry into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians

By: Layard, Austen Henry

Price: $249.94

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38319

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in original green cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spines and gilt images of an archeological relic on front boards (similar images in blind on rear boards). Original owner's name on ffep "Mrs. Elizabeth Tweedy / Jan'y 1850", light scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight; minor rubbing at corners and spine ends; very nice condition. All plates and maps present EXCEPTing the final folding map in Volume 1 -- "Map to Illustrate the Journeys". View more info

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PRE-COLUMBIAN ART - THE ROBERT WOODS BLISS COLLECTION

By: Lothrop, S. K. ; W. F. Foshag ; Joy Mahler

Price: $44.94

Publisher: New York, Phaidon: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41404

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


287 pages; Folio light red cloth w/ pictorial gilt stamping. Profusely illustrated in colour and black & white. Text block clean and tight, endpapers have light foxing. In clear mylar dustjacket with a quarter-size chip at base of spine. Text and Critical Analyses by S. K. Lothrop, W. F. Foshag and Joy Mahler. With 270 Illustrations, numerous colour and black-and-white photographs, many full-page, 1 double-fold-out. Scholarly study and catalogue includes descriptions of over 373 Pre-Columbian objects . Includes chapters on metallurgy, textiles, mineralogical attributions, and cultures and st... View more info

Image for ANTIKE KULTUREN Orient, Ägypten, Griechenland, Etrurien, Rom und Byzanz. Führer durch die Antikensammlungen des Badischen Landesmuseums

ANTIKE KULTUREN Orient, Ägypten, Griechenland, Etrurien, Rom und Byzanz. Führer durch die Antikensammlungen des Badischen Landesmuseums

By: Maas, Michael ; Johanna Fabricius (Eds.)

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Karlsruhe, Badisches Landesmuseum: 1995

Seller ID: 39606

Condition: Near Fine


170 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Text in German. View more info

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ANCIENT PERUVIAN TEXTILES from the Collection of the Textile Museum Washington D.C

By: Marceron, Allen

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Primitive Art: 1965

Seller ID: 39629

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs of Peruvian textiles. View more info

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Fra Englum og Keltum - English and Celtic Artifacts and Influence

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $9.94

Publisher: National Museum of Iceland: 1990

Seller ID: 38952

Condition: Very Good


36 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Published in 1990. Former owner's blindstamp at base of ffep. English and Celtic influences on Icelandic culture - an exhibition of artifacts. View more info

Selected Work from the Collection - Color in Sculpture and Ceramics October 30 - Frebruary 9

By: Museum of Primitive Art

Price: $12.94

Publisher: New York, Museum of Primitive Art: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41970

Condition: Very Good


20 pages; Contents clean and secure in original printed wrappers. This is the printed checklist listing the 59 items in the exhibition with their descriptions, NOT the illustrated Catalogue. There are two b&w photographs laid-in. View more info

Printed PRESS RELEASE "Color in Primitive Art Theme of New Museum Show for Exhibition titled Color in Sculpture and Ceramics October 30 - Frebruary 9

By: Museum of Primitive Art

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Museum of Primitive Art: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41971

Condition: Very Good


20 pages; Three page Press Release for an exhibition at the Museum of Primitive Art titled Color in Sculpture and Ceramics running from October 30, 1957 thruough Frebruary 9, 1958. The printed Press Release is accompanied by four 8" x 10" glossy b&w photographs of examples of items in the exhibition with details of the exhibition and item description on verso (Items #2 Poro Society Mask (Nigere), #7 Ceremonial House Mural (Melanesia), #23 Water Buffalo Head (Ghana) and #52 Priest wearing Echecatl Mask (Vera Cruz). View more info

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PRELIMINARY REPORT ON MARLIK EXCAVATION (GOHAR RUD EXPEDITION RUDBAR 1961-1962)

By: Negahban, Ezat O

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Tehran, Ministry of Education: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38555

Condition: Near Fine


; 150 pages; Text in English and Persian (Farsi). Important archeological report on the excavations at Marlik. Rudbar (Iran) - Antiquities. The Iranian Archaeological Service and The Institute of Archaeology University of Tehran, Tehran 1964. (XII, 58, XII, 72 pp. ) Frontispiece, 144 b/w plates, 17 coloured plates, 7 (folding) maps and plans, English and Farsi text in juxtaposition. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

GUIDE BOOK TO THE RUINS OF UXMAL

By: Peniche, Jose A Erosa

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Merida, Imp. Oriente: 1952

Seller ID: 41116

Condition: Very Good+


70 pages; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info