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Hellenistic Civilization and the Jews

By: (yi )qie li ke fu

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Shanghai, Shanghai Sanlian Culture Publishing House: 2012

Seller ID: 9118

ISBN: 7542637525

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


488pp + 9 unnumbered pages. Mandarin and English languages, index. Book has white and black paper softcover with red and black text on covers and spine. Minor wear and markings on cover and spine, creasing on spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Chinese Edition; 9.06 X 6.06 X 0.94 inches; 497 pages View more info

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Macedonian Folklore

By: Abbott, G.F.

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004800

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xi + 372 pp. Index. English with some Greek. Original blue cloth covers, paper spine label. Covers generally aged, bit of bumping at corners, cloth on back board a bit wrinkled, cloth splitting at bottom spine joint. Interior armorial bookplate of Kenneth Woollcome Woollcombe-Boyce, front endpapers quite foxed, back endpapers ditto, with a number of pencil notations. Deckle page edges a bit brown and crisp, old note paper tucked in with consequent foxing, otherwise clean and unmarked. The hard to find 1st edition of this look at the folklore and mythology of the birthplace of Philip and Alex... View more info

Histoire De La Palestine Depuis La Conquete d'Alexandre Jusqu'a l'Invasion Arabe. 2 Volumes Tome I: De la Conquete D'Alexandre Jusqu'a la Guerre Juive/ Tome 2: De la Guerre Juive a l'Invasion Arabe

By: Abel, Le P. F.-M.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Paris, J. Gabalda & Cie, Editeurs: 1952

Seller ID: 8104

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Vol I: xv, 505pp + 4 unnumbered pages. French language. Fold-out maps. Book has brown cloth covers with gold text on the spine. Very minor marks on covers. Pages browned. Ex-library with white text on spine, stamps and pocket, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. (524 pages). Vol II: x, 406pp. French language. Fold-out map. Book has brown cloth covers with gold text on the spine. Minor marks on covers. Pages are browned. Ex-library with white text on the spine, stamps and pocket, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. (416 pages). ; Ex-Library; Vol. 1&2; 940 pages View more info

Heartland of Cities Surveys of Ancient Settlement and Land Use on the Central Floodplain of the Euphrates

By: Adams, Robert McCormick

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1981

Seller ID: 9917

ISBN: 0226005445

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Xx, 362 pp. General site catalog. Notes, references, index. Illustrated with figures and tables. Large loose folding map at rear. Brown and orange dust jacket has a damp stain on the front cover, some edgewear, normal shelf wear. Book itself has a bit of dusting at spine tips, corners just little toed-in, half title has faint old stamp, few pages have some storage bend at top edge, otherwise clean and unmarked. Hard to find with the loose map. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 362 pages View more info

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Vincent of Beauvais and Alexander the Great

By: Aerts, W. J. ; Smits, E. R. ; Voorbij, J. B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Groningen, Egbert Forsten: 1986

Seller ID: 5552

ISBN: 9069800098

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


+ (8) 187 pages +(1) English and German languages, contains tables, notes and bibliography, purple covers with black and white illustration and white and black text, minor wear to head, tail, edges and corners, ex-library with usual markings including spine sticker, otherwise pages clear and unmarked ; Mediaevalia Groningana; Ex-Library; Vol. 7; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages View more info

Geschichte Und Theologie Studien Zur Exegese Des Alten Testaments Und Zur Religionsgeschichte Israels (German Edition)

By: Albertz, Rainer; Ingo Kottsieper; Jakob Wahrle

Price: $116.00

Publisher: Berlin, De Gruyter: 2003

Seller ID: 5633

ISBN: 3110176335

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


+ (10) 396 pages +(2) German language, contains tables, bibliography and indices, grey cloth covers with blue lettering, minor wear to top edge of spine, front cover corners slightly bumped, small mark on back cover, pages clear and unmarked; Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 396 pages View more info

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Die Trojanischen Urahnen der Romer. Rektoratsprogramm der Universitat Basel fur das Jahr 1956

By: Alfoldi, Andreas

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Basel, Friedrich Reinhardt: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004439

Condition: Good


56 pp + 15 plates (taf). In German. Original light brown paper covers are a bit age darkened, some curling at corners, interior corners curling, some very neat scholarly notes in pencil (in English) throughout, otherwise good. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

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Paros-Ekatontapyliani

By: Aliprantis, Theologos. Chr.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Thessaloniki, Municipality of Paros: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5900

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


312 pp. Polygot text in Modern Greek, English and German. 150 photos at the rear, some color. Brilliant Greek blue soft covers with photograph of Paros has a bit of edge wear, interior first leaf has pencil erasures and old price sticker mark, otherwise clean and unmarked. A look at Paros in general but especially the Church of the Holy Virgin, Hecantontapyliani, one of the oldest churches in the world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages View more info

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Historia Romana, Part II De Bellis Civilibus

By: Appianus (Alexandrinus); Appian of Alexandria; Petrus Candidus Decembrius, Translator

Price: $8,750.00

Publisher: Venice, Bernhard Maler, Erhard Ratdolt, Peter Loslein: 1477

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9444

Condition: Good


[211] (of 212) ff (lacks first blank). In limp vellum of the time with remains of ties, renewed end papers. Text in round Roman type, superb 3-sided white vine-on-black border on a2r, woodcut white-on-black initials in two sizes throughout. First text leaf (a2) has contemporary marginalia in 2 old hands and some light staining and has been discreetly remounted. A fine large copy of part II only of the first edition of Appianus; the two parts are very frequently found separately. This volume is noteworthy for its beauty typographically, and for the superb border and initials, among the earlie... View more info

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 corners.; 8vo View more info

Early Christian Basilica of Arethousa in Macedonia I Production, Consumption and Trade

By: Arja Karivieri (editor)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finnish Institute At Athens: 2017

Seller ID: 10031

ISBN: 9526850025

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Iii, 251. [ii] pp. Illustrated with figures, maps, plans and plates, some colour. Grey paper covers with colour photo of Arethousa is clean. Top joint has been hit so there is a short tear and a small bend, interior clean and unmarked. Appears virtually unread except for the damage to the top of the spine. ; Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 251 pages View more info

The Numismatic Chronicle

By: Ashton, R. & Phillips, M.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Numismatic Society: 2009

Seller ID: 8907

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xxi, 556pp + 59 unnumbered pages. Frontis, plates. Book has red cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Vol. 169; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 636 pages View more info

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Ammianus on Warfare: An Investigation into Ammianus' Military Knowledge

By: Austin, N. J. E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, Latomus: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004914

ISBN: 2870311052

Condition: Fair


1st Thus. 171 pp. Select bibliography. In English with very occasional Latin. Cream card covers with b/w engraving of Ammianus has some general wear, old scholarly notes. Interior has occasional and persistent scholarly notes in pencil throughout -- some pages none, others with quite a few -- the reader obviously was challenging Austin's thesis, which attempts to establish Ammianus in the front rank of ancient military historians by demonstrating that he possesses an extensive knowledge of the three principal phases of military activity: intelligence, planning and operations. ; Collection ... View more info

The Numismatic Chronicle volume 168 2008

By: Authors, Various & Richard Ashton & Marcus Phillips

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Numismatic Society: 2008

Seller ID: 8906

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xxi, 520pp + 24 unnumbered pages. English and French languages, frontis, plates. Book has red cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Slight marks on covers. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 0 X 0 X 0 inches; 520 pages View more info

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The Ashmolean Ostracon of Sinuhe

By: Barns, John W.B.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Oxford, Griffith Institute, Ashmolean Museum: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004958

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


[vi], [16], 33, [v] pp, 2 blanks. The 1968 reprint of the 1952 original. Frontis figure of the ostracon, unnumbered pages with sections of the ostracon with printed hieroglyphs below with number keys, then 33 numbered pages of commentary. Original brown kraft paper dust jacket is a bit tattered, hand-written title at spine. Book itself is bound in dark green cloth, with a small bit of sunning to upper edges, slight rubbing to corners and spine tips. Pencil erasure to first blank, title page has signature and two stamps of noted linguist, sci-fi novelist and gaming creator M.A.R. Barker, las... View more info

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Dissertation sur l'Cincertitude des Cinq Premiers Siecles de l'Histoire Romaine. Nouvelle Edition avec une Introduction et des Notes par Alfred Blot

By: Beaufort, Louis de; Blot, Alfred, Editor

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Paris, E. Maillet: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004909

Condition: Fair


1st Thus. xxiii + 339 pp + errata. One folding plate. Entirely in French. Original gray paper covers are worn and faded, owner inscript, old marks of tape at top and bottom, front cover reattached, some chipping. Interior unmarked but quite foxed, especially the folding plate (the 2nd plate is not present). A bit fragile and worn but still usable and an original copy. Per Wiki: Louis de Beaufort (6 October 1703 - 11 August 1795) was a French historian. In 1738 he published at Utrecht this work, in which he showed what untrustworthy guides even the historians of highest repute, such as Livy ... View more info

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I Geroglifici Introduzione All'immaginario Antico-Egiziano

By: Belluccio, Adriana

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Roma, Bardi Editore: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6853

ISBN: 8885699057

Condition: Very Good


121 pp. 34 figures, most color. Index at rear. Italian text. Navy blue softcover. Book is in very good condition, very clean with no marks. Very faint wear on corners. With business card, signed by author. Loose sleeve errata page inside front cover. ; 9.29 X 6.61 X 0.47 inches 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

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A History of Egypt Under the Ptolemaic Dynasty

By: Bevan, Edwyn Robert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Company: [1927]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7928

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xxi, 409 pp Corrections & additions, index. Heavily illustrated with text cuts and figures throughout. This is Bevans first edition, no date but 1927. Dark blue original cloth with blindstamped Ptolemaic design on front cover, gilt to spine, white spine numbers, interior has normal library marks including pocket, otherwise clean and unmarked. Hard to find in an original edition. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 409 pages View more info

The Archive of Aurelius Isidorus in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, and the University of Michigan (P.Cair.Isidor.)

By: Boak, Arthur E.R. And Youtie, Herbert Chayyim, Editors

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 002426

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


478 pp + 7 Plates. Many indexes, table of papyri. Most of the papyri published in this volume were unearthed at Karanis during the winter of 1923. In 1924, Boak was engaged by the University of Michigan to relax the papyri and begin work on their decipherment. Publication of 62 of the texts was undertaken over the years. These are re-edited here together with 87 previously unpublished papyri. The texts start in the late 290s and concern various transactions undertaken both as a private citizen and as a public servant in the Graeco-Roman area of Karanis. Black cloth with gilt to spine ... View more info