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Image for Ancient Peruvian Textiles from the Collection of the Textile Museum Washington D.C. The Museum of Primitive Art New York

Ancient Peruvian Textiles from the Collection of the Textile Museum Washington D.C. The Museum of Primitive Art New York

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, The Museum of Primitive Art,: 1965

Seller ID: 145611

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Exhibition catalog featuring textiles from Paracus, Nazca, Tiahuanaco, Central Coast, and Incan cultures. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Illustrated in black and white. View more info

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Grandmother's Secrets: The Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dancing

By: Al-Rawi, Rosina-Fawzia B

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Interlink Pub Group Inc: 1999

Seller ID: 144108

ISBN: 156656302X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 158 pages. Black and white photos. View more info

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The archaeology of Tiwanaku: The myths, history, and science of an ancient Andean civilization

By: Albarracin-Jordan, Juan V.

Price: $43.50

Publisher: Impresion P.A.P: 1999

Seller ID: 144085

ISBN: 9990500061

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Fold-out pages, color and b&w photos, View more info

Fossil Hunters: In Search of Ancient Plants, The

By: Andrews, Henry Nathaniel

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., Cornell Univ Pr: 1980

Seller ID: 129946

ISBN: 080141248X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 421 pages. View more info

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Tablet Weaving

By: Ann Sutton; Pat Holtom

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Centre, MA, Charles T. Branford: 1975

Seller ID: 135751

ISBN: 0823150453

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 104 pages. 7 7/8"w x 8 1/8"h. 4 color plates; 90 b&w photographs, 85 diagrams. Tablet weaving is an ancient method of making braids without using a loom. View more info

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Introduction to Aristotle

By: Aristotle; McKeon, Richard

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1947

Seller ID: 141903

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 668 pages. Full gray red cloth boards. Attractive small format: 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. Rockwell Kent torch bearer design on endpapers and embossed on cover. View more info

Ancient Giant Speaks: a Legend of the Giant Sequoia, An

By: Attwell, Walter G. & Attwell, Albert W.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Erie Press: 1977

Seller ID: 128087

Condition: Very Good


Covers show light wear with a sticker having been torn from the upper cover, a light coffee stain as well. Contents/text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 47 pages, a short ode to the Giant. Illustrated. View more info

Architecture in Ancient Egypt and the Near East

By: Badawy, Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press: 1972

Seller ID: 136649

ISBN: 0262020203

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 246 pages. Full green cloth boards. Tears and edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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Indian Art of Ancient Florida

By: Barbara A. Purdy

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University Press of Florida: 1996

Seller ID: 138732

ISBN: 081301462X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows scuffing, light edge wear and light signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 124 pages with a great many color photos. A superb book--and one that is long overdue. A fine sampling of a unique native American artistic heritage is laid out before you, in text and in pictures, in this exciting book. --Gordon R. Willey, Peabody Museum, Harvard UniversityFor thousands of years, the Indians of Florida created exq... View more info

Image for Antiquities of India:  An Account on the History and Culture of Ancient Hindustan By Dr. L.D. Barnett, with Numerous Illustrations and a Map

Antiquities of India: An Account on the History and Culture of Ancient Hindustan By Dr. L.D. Barnett, with Numerous Illustrations and a Map

By: Barnett, L.D.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, Punthi Pustak: 1964

Seller ID: 132016

Condition: Good


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. View more info

Image for Traveler's Guide to the Ancient World,:  Ancient Egypt, Thebes and the Nile Valley in the Year 1200 BCE

Traveler's Guide to the Ancient World,: Ancient Egypt, Thebes and the Nile Valley in the Year 1200 BCE

By: Booth, Charlotte

Price: $18.95

Publisher: London, New Burlington Books: 2008

Seller ID: 144091

ISBN: 184566244X

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 160 pages. Many illustrations. View more info

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Decorative Art of Asia and Egypt

By: Bossert, Helmuth Th.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Praeger: 1956

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 121238

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is tight and straight and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book has been re-bound by the library in to strong, heavy green cloth boards that show small tears at lower corners, but little else. Interior is very very clean and bright with very heavy paper with sharp corners. The forty 4-color full page plates illustrate approximately 600 examples of ornamental designs from Ancient Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Persia, Bokhara, Samarkand, Chinese Turkestan, Persia, India, Siam, China, Japan; and from those of the Ta... View more info

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Little Rose of the Mesa (The Children of America Stories)

By: Brandeis, Madeline

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Seller ID: 133597

Condition: Good


Blue cloth spine and pictorial paper-covered boards in bright colors. Map endpapers of central U.S.A. 155 pages. Black and white photographs. Edge wear to cover, especially at corners. Some spots and discoloration to cover. Previous owner's name. "Who painted the Painted Deser? Who salted the Great Salt Lake? Who petrified the Petrified Forest? The Indians said it was the Great Father. Thi is the story of the Southwest, which is full of extraordinary treasures made by Mother Nature, and also of interesting relics left by ancient man." View more info

Image for A Short Walk On An Ancient Path - A Buddhist Exploration of Meditation, Karma and Rebirth

A Short Walk On An Ancient Path - A Buddhist Exploration of Meditation, Karma and Rebirth

By: Brian A Ruhe and Ajahn Sona

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Buddhist Spectrum: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 139377

ISBN: 0968395120

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Inscribed by author on title page. View more info

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History of the Theatre

By: Brockett, Oscar T.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 142707

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 741 pages with b&w illustraitons. Chapters include Origins of the theatre: Ritual drama in Egypt and the Near East; Theatre and drama in ancient Greece; Roman Theatre and drama; Theatre and drama in the middle ages,; The Italian renaissance.... continuing through English theatre, Spanish from 1500 to 1700, French, English, Italian through same period, of the Orient, Modern theatre 1875 - 1915 up to chapter 19: Theatre si... View more info

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The Land of the Blue Flower

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Moffat, Yard and Company: 1913

Seller ID: 143526

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's name and address blacked out on front endpaper. Foxing to a few pages. Frontispiece by de Ivanowski, Sigismond. Full blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. By the author of The Secret Garden. View more info

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Concept of Ancient Indian Theatre

By: Byrski, M. Christopher

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal: 1974

Seller ID: 138824

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 207 pages. Full blue cloth boards. 5 3/4"w x 8 3/4"h. View more info

Mayas : The Splendor of a Great Culture, The

By: Campa, Mario Perez; Santos, Laura Sotelo

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Mexico, Monclem Ediciones: 2007

Seller ID: 130666

ISBN: 9709019147

Condition: 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. View more info

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Japanese Fortune Calendar

By: Chiba, Reiko

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1981

Seller ID: 141562

Condition: Near Fine


No dust jacket. Slightly soiled full red cloth boards. Tight Japanese-stab binding. Black and white illustrations. 29 pages. 4 1/2"w x 6 5/8"h. Explanations of each of the signs of the Japanese zodiac, faced with black and white drawings. The Japanese zodiac has a cycle of 12 years unlike people of the West who divide their zodiac in a cycle of 12 months. Each year of the cycle has its own particular animal symbol whose roots of meaning, origin, and influence stretch back to ancient India and China. Printed on different colors of paper folded so each page is double. View more info

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Stories of the Persian Wars

By: Church, Alfred J.; Herodotus

Price: $65.00

Publisher: N Y, Hurst & Company: 1900

Seller ID: 135375

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth boards with silver decoration and floral design. Attractive small format: 4 1/8"w x 6"h. 220 pages. Scribble to pastedown endpaper. View more info