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1 Ricordo Di Pompei: Qual'era - Qual'e; 40 Vedute
Italy, Pamphlet Good Ancient History 
Oblong 48 page booklet with string binding. 9 3/8"w x 6 5/8"h. Edge wear, spots, and small tear on cover. Pasted down oval illustration with gilt border of cupids on cover. Text in Italian, French, English, and German. Contains facing full-page illustrations of scenes of Pompei before and after the eruption of Vesuvius. No date shown; probably from the 1920's. 139433 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Saint Saul : A Skeleton Key to the Historical Jesus, Akenson, Donald Harman
2 Akenson, Donald Harman Saint Saul : A Skeleton Key to the Historical Jesus
Montreal, PQ, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000, 0773520902 / 9780773520905 Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. 346 pages, 123235 
Price: 64.95 USD
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3 Aldred, Cyril Middle Kingdom Art in Ancient Egypt 2300 - 1590 B.C.
Alec Tiranti Ltd., 1950, Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is very clean, with sharp corners, and free of marking of any kind. Small format, 56 pp. + 83 b/w plates. 119290 
Price: 10.95 USD
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4 Aldred, Cyril New Kingdom Art in Ancient Egypt During the Eighteenth Dynasty 1590 to 1315 B.C.
Alec Tiranti Ltd., 1951, Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is very clean, with sharp corners, and free of marking of any kind. Contents include: Intro, The Forms of Art During the XVIIIth Dynasty, The Rise of the Dynastic Style, The Apogee of the Dynastic Style, The Amarna Interlude-The Revolutionary Phase, The Amarna Interlude-The Later Phase, The Amarna Interlude-The Aftermath and the Reaction, 98 pages with 174 b&w photos. 119295 
Price: 18.75 USD
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5 Anati, Emmanuel Capo Di Ponte (capo Di Ponte Centro Dell'arte Rupestre camuna)
1975, Edizioni Del Centro, Trade Paperback Near Fine 
First English edition with previous owner's name on the upper corner of front cover, fold-out map in excellent condition, maps, drawings, photos, 59 pages. 124822 
Price: 62.95 USD
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6 Anderson, Maxwell L.;Nista, Leila Roman Portraits in Context: Imperial and Private Likenesses from the Museo Nazionale Romano
Atlanta, Emory University - Museum of Art and Archaeology, 1198, 8878131385 / 9788878131385 Trade Paperback Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 96 pages. B&w photos. Exhibition catalog. Slight edge wear. 125300 
Price: 28.95 USD
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They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia, Annie York; Richard Daly; Chris Arnett
7 Annie York; Richard Daly; Chris Arnett They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia
U.S.A., Talonbooks, 1993, 0889223319 / 9780889223318 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
Book shows light wear only with straight spine, solid binding, with the text/interior unmarked in any way, bumped lower corner. Dust jacket has light scuffing, a little edge wear two 1/4" tears. Maps, b&w line drawings, photos, lots of color drawings . 134414 
Price: 29.95 USD
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Die Tempel Ägyptens. Götterwohnungen, Kultstätten, Baudenkmäler.,, Arnold, Dieter
8 Arnold, Dieter Die Tempel Ägyptens. Götterwohnungen, Kultstätten, Baudenkmäler.,
Zurich, Artemis Verlag, 1992, Oversize Hardback Fine Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 129 pages. Full gray cloth boards. 8 3/4"w x 11 1/4"h. Text in German. 135976 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Mysteries of the Great Pyramid, Aziz, Philippe
9 Aziz, Philippe The Mysteries of the Great Pyramid
Editions Ferni, 1977, Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 251 pages. Front hinge separating slightly. Turquoise imitation leather cover with Egyptian designs and hieroglyphics in black, brown, and gilt. Brown ribbon bookmark. Many b&w photos. Small format: 4 5/8"w x7 1/8"h. 134321 
Price: 14.95 USD
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10 Badawy, Alexander Architecture in Ancient Egypt and the Near East
Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press, 1972, 0262020203 / 9780262020206 Hard Cover Fine Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 246 pages. Full green cloth boards. Tears and edge wear to dust jacket. 136649 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Antiquities of India:  An Account on the History and Culture of Ancient Hindustan By Dr. L.D. Barnett, with Numerous Illustrations and a Map, Barnett, L.D.
11 Barnett, L.D. Antiquities of India: An Account on the History and Culture of Ancient Hindustan By Dr. L.D. Barnett, with Numerous Illustrations and a Map
Calcutta, India, Punthi Pustak, 1964, Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 311 pages. Soiled orange cover. 24 b&w plates (bound out of order), fold-out map, and fold-out alphabet chart. Missing frontispiece. 132016 
Price: 65.00 USD
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It's a Don's Life, Beard, Mary
12 Beard, Mary It's a Don's Life
Great Britain, Profile Books, 2009, 1846682517 / 9781846682513 Trade Paperback Fine 
Uncorrected proof/Advance Reading Copy. Trade paperback. 118971 
Price: 26.00 USD
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13 Boulanger, Jean-Paul;Galeries Nationales Du Grand Palais (France);Reunion Des Musees Nationaux (France);Renisio, Genevieve Naissance De L'ecriture: Cuneiformes Et Hieroglyphes [exposition], Galeries Nationales Du Grand Palais, 7 Mai-9 Aout 1982
Ministere de la culture, Editions de la Reunion des musees nationaux, 1982, 2711802019 / 9782711802012 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Nice condition, book shows very light wear, with creaseless covers, sharp corners, text/interior is free of marking of any kind, heavily illustrated, text is in French. 383 pages. 124507 
Price: 35.95 USD
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14 Bray, Warwick The Gold of Eldorado. Presented by Benson & Hedges in association with Times Newspaper Ltd. and The Royal Academy of Arts
London, The Royal Academy Piccadilly, 1979, Trade Paperback Very Good 
Institutional ex-library book with interior library marks, but unmarked cover. 240 pages. Many photos. Crease on spine. 129906 
Price: 18.95 USD
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15 Brent, Peter The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan His Triumph and His Legacy
Lavergne, Tennessee, U.S.A., Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1976, 029777137X / 9780297771371 Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Former library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 264 pages with mostly b&w illustrations, a few in color. Dust jacket has been laminated and taped to covers. Chapters include: The great Khans, Westwards from the Volga, The resilience of Islam, The fall of the celestial kingdom, The golden horde, The Ilkhans of Persia, The sons of heaven, The heartlands, The last assault, The benefits of failure. With chronology, index. 120186 
Price: 74.95 USD
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Religion in Ancient Egypt: Gods, Myths, and Personal Practice, Byron E. Shafer; John R. Baines; David Silverman; Leonard H. Lesko
16 Byron E. Shafer; John R. Baines; David Silverman; Leonard H. Lesko Religion in Ancient Egypt: Gods, Myths, and Personal Practice
U.S.A., Cornell University Press, 1991, 0801497868 / 9780801497865 Trade Paperback Fine 
Book is as new with creaseless covers and spine, solid binding, sharp corners, text/interior clean and unmarked in any way. 136570 
Price: 9.50 USD
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17 Calame, Claude The Craft of Poetic Speech in Ancient Greece
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., Cornell Univ Pr, 1995, 0801427436 / 9780801427435 Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 109251 
Price: 11.90 USD
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18 Campa, Mario Perez; Santos, Laura Sotelo The Mayas : The Splendor of a Great Culture
Mexico, Monclem Ediciones, 2007, 9709019147 / 9789709019148 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 226 pages. "This work explains and describes in detail the different facets of this great culture, from the different offices and ranks of Maya society, its political organization and economy to the organization of its magnificent, spectacular cities richly decorated with painting and sculptures, plus a section on one of the most complex writing, number and calendar systems of the ancient world and an intricate religion that permeated practically all aspects of existence." Illustrated. 130666 
Price: 18.95 USD
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19 Cawthorne, Nigel The Art of the Aztecs
San Diego, California, U.S.A., Laurel Glen, 1999, 1571456392 / 9781571456397 Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 96 pages. Many color photos. 112568 
Price: 11.96 USD
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20 Chugg, Andrew Lost Tomb of Alexander the Great
London, Richmond Editions, 2005, 1902699629 / 9781902699622 Trade Paperback Near Fine 
Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 317 pages. Slight wear to cover. Illustrated. 126796 
Price: 24.95 USD
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