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Image for ALTAMIRA Y LA PREHISTORIA DE LA TECNOLOGIA QUIMICA

ALTAMIRA Y LA PREHISTORIA DE LA TECNOLOGIA QUIMICA

By: Pietsch, Erich

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Madrid, Patronato de Investigación cientifica y Tecnica: 1964

Seller ID: 37066

Condition: Fine


Fine in original wrappers. Traducción de Mario Bueno Heimerle ; revisión del texto por Martín Almagro Basch.; 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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Osnovateliu Peterburga - Katalog Vystavki [Text in Russian]

By: Piotrovskii, M B ; Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Sankt-Peterburg [Saint Petersburg], Slaviia: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41473

ISBN: 5950100212

Condition: Very Good


439 pages; Catalog of a fabulous exhibition on Peter the Great and St. Petersburg held May 31-August 31, 2003 at Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh (The Hermitage), Saint-Petersburg, Russia. OCLC 52928469 Profusely illustrated in colour. Large heavy book requires additional charge for priority or international shipping. View more info

THULE - Die phönicischen Handelswege nach dem Norden insbesondere nach dem Bernsteinlande sowie die Reise von Massilien of Pytheas, neu nach den Quellen untersucht

By: Redslob, Gustav Moritz

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Leipzig, J.C. Hinrichs: 1855

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41490

Condition: Good+


1 p.l., 123 & [3, ads] pages; A scace pamphlet in the original publisher's printed wrappers. Worn, with chipping and minor loss to the edges of the wrappers, a small library label mounted to the upper gutter corner of the front wrapper, which is now very nearly detached. The rear wrapper has a publisher's ad - and is now detaching along the upper half; worn with chipping and loss along the spine, but one can still read that the title and author were originally printed along this spine. The title page has stains at the fore-edge, and a tiny perforated "LC" stamp in the lower margin,... View more info

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CATALOGUE OF THE GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES IN THE DUMBARTON OAKS COLLECTION

By: Richter, Gisela M. H.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Harvard University Press: 1956

Seller ID: 41354

ISBN: 0884020029

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Catalogs; 92 pages; Dustjacket chipped at heel of spine, a short closed tear at lower edge. This catalogue focuses on the Greek and Roman antiquities of the collections at Dumbarton Oaks. The catalogue also includes other objects, such as a bronze horse, and four floor mosaics from Antioch. This collection includes several pieces of the first quality and numerous objects of extreme interest to scholars for the problems in style and iconography they present...a catalogue that is a model of systematic scholarship and a creditable addition to its author's im... View more info

Herculanum et Pompei. Recueil general des peintures, bronzes, mosaiques etc. Decouverts jusqu'a ce jour et reproduits d'apres le antichita di Ercolano, il Museo Borbonico, et tous les ouvrages analogues. Augmente de sujets inedits, graves au trait sur cuivre par H. Roux ainé, et accompagne d'un texte explicatif par L. Barre

By: Roux, Henri und Louis Barre

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres: 1870

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 41140

Condition: Very Good-


Herculanum et Pompei. Tome I; xxiii, 134 & [3] pages; Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, red label on spine lettered in gilt. Binding worn and rubbed, with corners eroded and substantial losses to the marbled paper at the spine ends. Sound, if not handsome. Scattered browning and diffuse foxing to the text and plates. This is volume 1: Peintures, première série: décorations architecturales - 1840 - 108 plates (the double page plates have two numbers in the series). First volume (only) of eight. Many of the plates are signed Ade (Adolphe) Bouchet, most are by Henri Roux ainé.... View more info

Ancient Art From Afghanistan Treasures From the Kabul Museum

By: Rowland Jr., Benjamin

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, The Asia Society: 1966

Seller ID: 41977

Condition: Very Good+


114 pages; Catalogue of the Exhibition presented under the Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed Zaher Shah, Asia House Gallery, New York City, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, 1966. View more info

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CHUNGARA Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 40, No. 1 (Enero - Junio 2008) including Cranial Deformation as the Cause of Death for a Child from the Chillon River Valley

By: Santoro, Cologero M. ; Vivien G. Standen

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Arica, Chile, Universidad de Tarapaca: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39812

Condition: Near Fine


104 pages; Clean and tight in original glossy decorative wrappers. Published in 2008. Articles include: Human Biogeography in the Southern Andes (Spanish); Archeology of Nitrate Settlements in the Antofagasta Region (1880-1930) (English); Cranial Deformation as the Cause of Death for a Child from the Chillon River Valley (English); Bioarchaeological Value of Human Mummies without Provenience (English); Industrial and Social Time in Maria Elena, the last Nitrate Town (Spanish), etc. View more info

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GREEK GEOMETRIC ART

By: Schweitzer, Bernhard

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41316

ISBN: 0714814113

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


352 pages; B/w map on front endpapers. 239 b/w plates and 137 text illustrations. The author discusses the Minoan and Mycenaean origins of Geometric art and compares the various Geometric styles of the Greek mainland with local movements on the islands. 1971 Phaidon Press First English Edition. ; 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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THE DANZANTES OF MONTE ALBÁN - Part I: Text

By: Scott, John F.

Price: $17.94

Publisher: Washington, Dumbarton Oaks: 1978

Seller ID: 39826

ISBN: 0884020797

Condition: Very Good


Studies in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology, No 19; 78 pages; Former owner's blindstamp at bottom of titlepage, otherwise clean and tight in original printed tan wrappers. View more info

Image for LAND OF CIVILIZATIONS - TURKEY / TORUKO BUNMEI TEN/ UYGARLIKLAR ULKESI TURKIYE

LAND OF CIVILIZATIONS - TURKEY / TORUKO BUNMEI TEN/ UYGARLIKLAR ULKESI TURKIYE

By: Shusai and Bunka Senta ; Et Al

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Tokyo, Middle Eastern Cultural Center in Japan: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41384

Condition: Near Fine


399 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers, faint bend to front wrapper and first few leaves at lower corner, otherwise very fine. Annotated catalog of 404 items in loan exhibition held at the Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Tokyo, Apr. 2-June 2, 1985, the Osaka Municipal Museum of Art, June 19-July 21, 1985, and the Fukuoka Art Museum, Aug. 3-Sept. 1, 1985. Most items were loaned by various Anatolian museums including artifacts ranging from the Stone Age to 19th century Islamic arts. Text in English, Turkish and Japanese. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, foldout map at rear with c... View more info

Image for ARBOK Hins Islenzka Fornleifafelags 2004-2005

ARBOK Hins Islenzka Fornleifafelags 2004-2005

By: Snaesdottir, Mjoll

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Reykjavik, Utgefandi hid Ilskenzka Fornleifafelag: 2007

Seller ID: 39836

Condition: Near Fine


200 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. View more info

Image for ON THE TRACK OF ULYSSES, together with  An Excursion in Quest of the So-Called Venus de Melos: Two Studies in Archeology, Made During a Cruise among the Greek Islands including a chapter titled The Odyssey, Its Epoch and Geography

ON THE TRACK OF ULYSSES, together with An Excursion in Quest of the So-Called Venus de Melos: Two Studies in Archeology, Made During a Cruise among the Greek Islands including a chapter titled The Odyssey, Its Epoch and Geography

By: Stillman, William James

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, & Co: 1888

Seller ID: 38725

Condition: Very Good


106 pages; Unmarked and tight in attractive original brown decorative cloth binding with lettering and stamping in gilt and black with gilt image of an ancient sailing ship on front; frontispiece of Venus de Melos (foxed), several engraved illustrations scattered through text. Cloth worn at spine ends; scattered foxing. ; 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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SYMPOSIUM ON LATE BYZANTINE THESSALONIKE

By: Talbot, Alice-Mary

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Washington, Dumbarton Oaks: 2004

Seller ID: 41403

Condition: Near Fine


Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 57; 308 pages; Contents clean and tight in original green cloth binding, former owner's name on ffep. Contents include: KITZINGER, 1912-2003; SPIESER: Introduction; BARKER: Late Byzantine Thessalonike - A Second City's Challenges and Responses (Appendix 1: Late Byzantine Thessalonike: Chronological Highlights and Appendix 2: Interpretations of the Zealots); BAKIRTZIS: The Urban Continuity and Size of Late Byzantine Thessalonike; CURCIC: The Role of Late Byzantine Thessalonike in Church Architecture in the Balkans; JACOBY: Foreigners and the Urban Economy in Thessalonike... View more info

Manuscript Note on Card with Mounted Photograph of Acropolis Ruins

By: Talcott, Lucy

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Athens, Manuscript: 1939

Seller ID: 42210

Condition: Very Good


1 pages; A card (15 x 12.5 cm) with a sepia photograph mounted on one side [appears to be a Kore statue on the Acropolis, or possibly the Peplos Kore, now thought to be Artemis] in original envelope w/ cancelled stamps (slightly bowed). On the reverse side there is an interesting note dated Dec 30 from Lucy Talcott to Dorothy Schierer of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Lucy Talcott (1899 – 1970), an American archaeologist who studied at Radcliffe, Columbia University and the American School for Classical Studies, worked on the excavations at the Ancient Agora of Athens for over twenty years. An... View more info

Image for Iranian Kinship and Marriage by B. Spooner  and other articles in IRAN JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INSTITUTE OF PERSIAN STUDIES [Volume IV, 1966]

Iranian Kinship and Marriage by B. Spooner and other articles in IRAN JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INSTITUTE OF PERSIAN STUDIES [Volume IV, 1966]

By: The British Institue of Persian Studies

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, British Institue of Persian Studies: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38991

Condition: Very Good+


108 pages; Former owner's anme on first page, otherwise clean and tight in original green printed stiff wrappers. Some of the articles in this issue include: Iranian Kinship and Marriage by B. Spooner; Inscriptions of the Karraquan Mausoleums by Stern; Mahmud of Ghaza in Contemporary Eyes by Bosworth; The Walls of Tamisha by Bivar and Fehervari Two Blind Poets of Shiraz by Morrison; Pigeon Towers of Isfahan by Beazley; etc. View more info

ANCIENT GREEK, ROMAN AND BYZANTINE ART - AUCTION 1

By: The Summa Galleries, Inc

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Beverly Hills, The Summa Galleries, Inc: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41422

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and tight in black cloth binding with gilt lettering, original pictorial wrappers bound in. Friday, September 18, 1981. George Bennett, Auctioneer. Photographic illustrations of 140 items, several in colour. View more info

CHINESE POTTERY AND STONEWARE

By: Thiel, Albert Willem Rudolf

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1960

Seller ID: 38683

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in Very Good dustjacket with some edgewear. Thiel has carefully and studiously avoided speculations and fantasies, confining himself absolutely to the facts. Beginning in the Chou and Han Dynasties of 1122-206 B.C. and covering the periods up to and includingthe Ch'ing Dynasty of 1644-1912 a.d.. All that a collector needs to know about style , workmanship, color, texture, glaze is included here with stress on exact information. Chapters are devoted to the T'ang and Ming Dynasties. Thiel's final chapter - Advice to Collectors -- is in it... View more info

Image for Dessins inédits de Viollet-le-Duc [Complete three volume set w/ 327 plates]   publiés sous le patronage de l’Administration des beaux-arts par les soins de A. de Baudot, J. Roussel

Dessins inédits de Viollet-le-Duc [Complete three volume set w/ 327 plates] publiés sous le patronage de l’Administration des beaux-arts par les soins de A. de Baudot, J. Roussel

By: Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène-Emmanuel

Price: $649.99

Publisher: Paris, Armand Guérinet: 1894

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39494

Condition: Very Good


138; 130; 59 plates pages; Complete set of the three series -- undated, but circa 1894-1902 -- OCLC: 6595933. These three large portfolios contain reproductions of drawings by Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814 – 1879), a major French architect and theorist. Born in Paris, he embraced rebellion as a youth, and is said to have built a barricade in the Revolution of 1830. And, although he was drawn to architecture early, he refused to enter the École des Beaux-Arts, thinking it stuffy and his attendence would entail years of uninspiring rote work and copying. So he apprenticed in the ... View more info

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OBJETS ET MONDES Tome 22 - Fasc. 1

By: Weil, Francoise & Jean-Yves Loude & Patrice Fontaine

Price: $8.94

Publisher: Paris, La Revue Du Musee de L'Homme: 1982

Seller ID: 40441

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial wrappers. Articles on Yvonne Oddon; Les Statues Funeraires; Regards sur Tikopia; Les Tapis dans la Region d'Arak (Cntral Iran); Regards sur Tikopia; Luipa - Un Masque Likisi old Mbunda de Zambie. ; 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

Image for MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITY - A Description of Ancient Life  Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, The Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago

MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITY - A Description of Ancient Life Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, The Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago

By: Yaggi, L.W. ; T. L. Haines

Price: $84.94

Publisher: New York, Standard Publishing: 1881

Seller ID: 42041

Condition: Very Good-


944 pages; Former owner's name/address stamp in four places (3 blank pages, one upper margin of text page), otherwise clean and secure in original binding of dark brown half leather with cloth covered boards, gilt lettering at spine and front cover, decorative stamping in gilt at spine, marbled endpapers. Leather rubbed at extremeties Contents include: Pompeii, Amusements, Troy, Domestic Life and Domestic Utensils, Nineveh and Babylon, Tombs and Catacombs, Religion or Mythology, Fine Arts and Literature, and Truth of the Bible. Illustrated with several full page steel engraved plates, pl... View more info