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Papers of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Volume I 1882-1883

By: Archaeological Institute of America

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cupples, Upham, and Co., Boston: 1885

Seller ID: 003365

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


262 pps. 6 articles: Inscriptions of Assos ed. J. R. S. Sterrett, Inscriptions of Tralleis ed. J. R. S. Sterrett, The Theatre of Dionysus by James R, Wheeler, The Olympeion of Athens by Louis Bevier, The Erechtheion at Athens by Harold N. Fowler, and The Battle of Salamis by William W. Goodwin. Uncut pages are clean. Book in fair condition, clean with no marks. Hinges cracked. Exterior is in fair condition, very faded brown boards. Spine is very worn. Some wear on corner... View more info

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Painting in Islam. A Study of the Place of Pictorial Art in Muslim Culture

By: ARNOLD,Sir Thomas W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8490

Condition: Good


xviii, 159 pp. Appendix, index of manuscripts, general index. Coloured frontispiece and LXIV Some illustrations in full colour, most black and white. Dark blue original cloth with gold ruling and central gold Islamic ornament, spine gilt. Ex-library with white spine numbers, normal library marks inside. Covers have some fading and normal wear, bit of rubbing at head and tail of spine, interior paper a little age darkened but not bad, otherwise clean and unmarked. ; E... View more info

Urartian Art and Artifacts. A Chronological Study

By: Azarpay, Guitty

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California: 1968

Seller ID: 002670

Condition: Fair


xviii + 169 pp. 59+ plates + fig. illus. Notes, index. Occasional Papers #2: Art. Black soft cover with white and photo of detail of an artifact has large tear out of gutter corner of front cover, wear at spine and all around edges. Interior first fly has some dust where the cover is torn, one page has a slight mark, otherwise interior is clean and nice. Exterior is not beautiful but a still very usable copy of this scarce study. Priced to reflect condition.; 4to ... View more info

Käfer Und Schmetterlinge Weisheit Aus Dem Lande Des Khalifen

By: Barth, Hermann

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berlin, Alfred Schall: 1901

Seller ID: 6151

Condition: Good


Vii + 128 pps. Tan cloth boards with gold and blue gilt as well as Arabic script. Book in good condition, clean with no marks save previous owner's sticker inside front cover. ; Ex-Libris; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Notice sur La Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, Son Harem, La Famille du Sang Imperial, Sa Maison Militaire, et ses Ministres

By: Beauvoisins, Joseph Eugene

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Paris, Gabriel Waree: 1807

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003954

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


110 pp. Original 3/4 leather with brown/pink/green marbled boards. Leather corners and are rubbed, boards bit rubbed, spine aged with gilt missing only half the label still present, spine tips chipped. End papers a bit oxidized. Title page has gift inscription to Vere henry Foster dated 1845 as well as a French stamp, pages have minimal foxing, some storage creasing to the page corners, otherwise clean and unmarked, binding sturdy. Published in the same year as the fir... View more info

The House of Seleucus

By: Bevan, Edwyn Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1966

Seller ID: 6221

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xii + 330 pps. Appendices at rear. Brown cloth boards with gold gilt lettering on spine. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks and pocket at rear. Otherwise in good condition, clean with no other marks, ; Ex-Library; Vol. 1 View more info

The House of Seleucus

By: Bevan, Edwyn Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1966

Seller ID: 6231

ISBN: 0710010850

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xii + 333 pps. Appendices at rear. Brown cloth boards with gold gilt lettering on spine. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks and pocket at rear. Otherwise in good condition, clean with no other marks, ; Ex-Library; Vol. 2 View more info

Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Volume 35, No. 1-4, 1976

By: Biggs, Robert D. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1976

Seller ID: 9194

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


298pp. Hieroglyphics, illustrations, photographs, catalogue. Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Volume 28 (4 individual texts), 1-4, January, April, July, October 1969. Books have yellow paper softcovers with black text on covers and spine with illustration on front covers. Minor wear on all covers and spines. Minor marginalia and highlighting, otherwise the text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages View more info

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A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature

By: Brock, Sebastian P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baker Hill, Kottayam, India, St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute: 1997

Seller ID: 6429

ISBN: 1611435633

Condition: Fair


312 pp. Select bibliography and index at rear. English text. Orange softcover. Book is in fair condition, some wear and small tears along top and bottom of covers. Signed in black pen by previous author on top right corner of title page. ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 312 pages View more info

Spirituality in the Syriac Tradition

By: Brook, Sebastian P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kerala, St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute: 1989

Seller ID: 9426

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


120pp + 8 unnumbered pages. Book has orange and white paper softcover with black and white text on front cover and spine. Creasing on covers, mylar bubbling on covers, wear on corners. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

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Babylonian Life and History. Second Edition

By: Budge, Sir E. A. Wallis.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1925

Seller ID: 7151

Condition: Good


Xvi + 296 pp. Appendix, bibliography, and index at rear. Blue cloth boards. Book is in good condition. Rubbed along edges/spine. Interior is clean. Very usable copy. View more info

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An Account of the Sarcophagus of Seti I. King of Egypt. B. C. 1370

By: Budge. E. A. Wallis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Sir John Soane's Museum: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6549

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


128 pp. Very scarce work. Brown boards with image of classical John Soane on front cover. Book is in good antiquarian condition. Covers faded with some rubbing. Bit grubby with a spot of black marker on front. Interior has foxing on front fly pages and some throughout. Ink library numbers and previous owner's name stamped inside front cover and on front fly page. Cracking at page 3 gutter. A bit fragile but extremely scarce in the original edition. According to the Soane... View more info

Studies in the Nominal Sentence in Egyptian and Coptic

By: Callender, John G.

Price: $62.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1984

Seller ID: 9116

ISBN: 0520096754

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


ix, 221pp + 2 unnumbered pages. Diagrams, bibliography. Book has orange and white paper softcover with black text on covers and spine. Wear on covers and spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PUBLICATIONS NEAR EASTERN STUDIES; 232 pages View more info

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Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor Illustrated. Vol. II In a Series of One Hundred and Twenty Views, Drawn from Nature by I

By: Carne, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London & Paris, Fisher, Son & Co.:

Seller ID: 7673

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


76 pp + many engraved plates, each with a tissue guard. no date but circa 1830. 3/4 leather, spine with 5 raised bands with floriated gilt in the compartments, red cloth boards. Boards a bit rubbed and scuffed, some wear on the boards but in general acceptable and handsome. Interior brightly marbled end papers, some foxing at the first and last few pages, an early plate of a Turkish house has slightly heavier foxing, otherwise clean and nice. Vol. II only. ; 4to 11&#... View more info

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Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor Illustrated. Vol. III In a Series of One Hundred and Twenty Views, Drawn from Nature by I

By: Carne, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London & Paris, Fisher, Son & Co.:

Seller ID: 7674

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


100 pp, [iv] + many engraved plates, each with a tissue guard. no date but circa 1830. General index to all 3 volumes. Two maps at the front, one of Syria, one of Asia Minor. 3/4 leather, spine with 5 raised bands with floriated gilt in the compartments, red cloth boards. Boards a bit rubbed and scuffed, some wear on the boards but in general acceptable and handsome. Interior brightly marbled end papers, some foxing at the first and last few pages, From page 30-37 there... View more info

Image for Lettre a M Dacier, Relative a L'Alphabet Des Hiéroglyphes Phonétiques Employés Par Les Égyptiens Pour Inscribe Sur Leurs Monuments Les Titres, Les Noms Et Les Surnoms Des Souverains Grecs Et Romains

Lettre a M Dacier, Relative a L'Alphabet Des Hiéroglyphes Phonétiques Employés Par Les Égyptiens Pour Inscribe Sur Leurs Monuments Les Titres, Les Noms Et Les Surnoms Des Souverains Grecs Et Romains

By: Champollion, Jean-François.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aalen, Otto Zeller: 1962

Seller ID: 6551

Condition: Good


Facsimile of the 1822 1st edition. 65 pp. French text. Fold out hierogplyph charts at rear. Brown softcover. With bookplate of M. S. H. G. Matthieu Heerma Van Voss, (1923-2015) , noted Dutch Egyptologist and professor who specialized in the Book of the Dead. Book is in good condition, very clean with no marks or wear. ; Milliara II. Heerma Van Voss Bookplate; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Preaching of the Crusades to the Holy Land, 1095-1270

By: Cole, Penny J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Medieval Academy of America: 1991

Seller ID: 9449

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xiv, 281pp + 1 unnumbered page. Bibliography, index. Book has red cloth hardcover with silver text on spine. Minor wear on corners. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages View more info

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Flesh of the Wild Ox. A Riffian Chronicle of High Valleys and Long Rifles

By: Coon, Carleton Stevens

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004691

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xi + 339 pp. Map endpapers, beautifully illustrated. Foreword by Harvard anthropologist Earnest Albert Hooten. Red cloth with black is worn, corners rubbed, spine bit sunned, interior owner bookplate, otherwise clean and unmarked. Aged but respectable. The author was an anthropologist who lived with his wife in the Moroccan Rif for a few years and studied the local Berbers. As the preface says, the book "is a literary by product of his intimate knowledge of these ... View more info

Gulf Military Forces in an Era of Asymmetric Wars. Vol. 2

By: Cordesman, Anthony H.; Al-Rodhan, Khalid R.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Westport CT, Praeger: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003223

ISBN: 0275994007

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xx + 317-598 pp. Notes. Illustrated with figures, maps. Opens with Iran, then Iraq, then Yemen, and the New Balancing Act in the Gulf. Glossy pictoriial hardcovers have residue of spine label tape on front and back board, first fly has small mark, otherwise clean and tight.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Isles of the Princes; or The Pleasures of Prinkipo

By: Cox, Samuel S.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York & London, G.P. Putnam & Son: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002123

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


ix + 381 pp + ads. Frontis + 27 plates. First edition of this unusual book, which recounts the author's sojourn in Prinkipo, a former Greek island then under Ottoman rule (now part of Turkey). Author is very chatty, talks at length about the Greek church and its "curious" but "heroic" customs, (including a description of a mnemosimo which is still practiced the same way today), but also describes such details as the different languages his barber spok... View more info