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Journal of Near Eastern Studies

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1971

Seller ID: 9696

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Three journal issues. Photographs, tables, graphs, references. Journal of Near Eastern Studies, volume 30, no. 1 (January), 3 (July) & 4 (October). Books have mustard paper softcovers with black text on covers and spine, illustrations on front covers. Minor wear on covers and spines. Texts are clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Journal of Near Eastern Studies

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1967

Seller ID: 9697

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Two journal issues. Photographs, tables, graphs, references. Journal of Near Eastern Studies, volume 30, no. 3 (July) & 4 (October). Books have mustard paper softcovers with black text on covers and spine, illustrations on front covers. Minor wear on covers and spines. Texts are clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Journal of Near Eastern Studies

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1966

Seller ID: 9698

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Two journal issues. Photographs, tables, graphs, references. Journal of Near Eastern Studies, volume 25, no. 3 (July) & 4 (October). Books have mustard paper softcovers with black text on covers and spine, illustrations on front covers. Minor wear on covers and spines. Texts are clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 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

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

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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. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 159 pages View more info

Prabodhachandrodaya. Prabodh Chandra Bagchi A Centenary Tribute

By: Bagchi, Prabodh Chandra; Chakravarti, Shyamalkanti, editor

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Calcutta, P. C. Bagchi Centenary Celebration Committee: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10062

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


47 pp. Illustrated with photos. Pale peach glosy soft covers with drawing of Bagchi. Spine cover a little worn. Interior fastened with hidden staples, some small stains in the margin at the end of the book, quite small but present. Otherwise clean and nice. With a gift letter from a member of the Committee. A scarce work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages View more info

The Walls of Constantinople

By: Baker, Captain B. Granville

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, John Milne: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10259

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


262 pp. A tall octavo. Beautiful engraved plates with printed tissue guards. Original dark red cloth with black impressed image of Constantinople on the front cover. Small bumps to the front cover, little rubbing at the corners, spine very lightly sunned with bright gilt titles, spine tips just a little worn, top edge gilded. Interior has book plate of Julius Wangenheim (1866-1942) , a California banker, civic leader and bibliophile. Facing first free endpaper has a ghosted image of the plate, endpapers a little foxed, otherwise clean and unmarked. A very pretty book with rough cut edges and l... View more info

Käfer Und Schmetterlinge Weisheit Aus Dem Lande Des Khalifen. Signed by Barth

By: Barth, Hermann

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berlin, Alfred Schall: 1901

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6151

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Vii + 128 pps. Tan cloth boards with beautiful gilt and teal blue decorations with Arabic and German script, spine has gilt and red. Covers have a bit of shelf soil and wear but quite minor. Inside has lovely golden floral endpapers with the bookplate of Victor de Guinzbourg, sometime WWII spy and proverb collector. On the blank facing the title page there is a very faint inscription in blue ink with Hermann Barth's signature. Each page has lovely blue floral borders. A very pretty book with nice provenance. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 128 pages; Signed by Author 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 first edition (printed in Rome) this is an account of the Ottoman court, written by Beauvoisins who was held as a prisoner-of-wa... 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

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 History of Zoroastrianism. Volume One The Early Period.

By: Boyce, Mary

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Leiden/Koln, E.J. Brill: 1975

Seller ID: 9825

ISBN: 9004043195

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xvi, 347 pp. Bibliography, index. In English. Pale green card covers have normal light wear, library stickers at bottom spine, removed library sticker scar on front cover, interior has numerous library stamps, cover pulling away from book block and has been reguled, title page has small stain at top gutter, otherwise clean and unmarked. This is Vol. I only of the 3 volume set. ; Handbuch Der Orientalistik. Erste Abteilung. VIII. Band, 1. Abschnitt, Lieferung 2; Ex-Library; 363 pages View more info

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A History of Zoroastrianism. Volume Two Under the Achaemenians

By: Boyce, Mary

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Leiden/Koln, E.J. Brill: 1982

Seller ID: 9826

ISBN: 9004065067

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xvi, 306 pp. Bibliography, index. Green card covers have library spine sticker at bottom spine, remains of sticker removed from top front. Interior has normal library marks, otherwise clean and nice. Good copy. This is Vol. II of the series. ; Handbuch Der Orientalistik Erste Abteilung. VIII Band, 1. Abschnitt, Lieferung 2; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 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's Museum "The sarcophagus is regarded as one of the most important objects ever found in Egypt. It is continually mentio... 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

Cosimo Comidas De Carbognano; Descrizione Topografica Dello Stato Presente Di Constantinopoli Arrichita Di Figure

By: Carbognano, Cosimo Comidas De; Ruggieri, Vincenzo, editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rome, Pontifico Istituto Orientale: 1992

Seller ID: 10253

ISBN: 8872102871

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


21, [136] pp. Unpaginated. Facs of Carbognano's 1794 descriptioni of Constantinople, complete with lovely plates and maps. Intro in Italian with modern photographs as well. Octavo bound in cream card with an image of the city in engraving. Clean and nice, only minor shelf wear, interior very nice. Good copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info