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Cleopatra

By: ABBOTT, Jacob

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Akron, OH, The New Werner Company:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 27233


Life of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt [c68-30 BC]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 272pp, frontis, two illustrations, map. Makers of History Series', Vol. VIII, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners. Minor wear to fore-edge of front board. Solid, attractive copy weighing 360g. View more info

Hannibal

By: ABBOTT, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, The New Werner Company:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 27234


Life of Carthaginian General, Hannibal [247-182 BC]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 257pp, frontis, three illustrations, folding map. Makers of History Series', Vol. IX, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. No wear/damage to leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attractive copy weighing 350g. View more info

Julius Caesar

By: ABBOTT, Jacob

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Akron, OH, The New Werner Company:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 27235


Life of Gaius Julius Caesar, Emperor of Rome [102-44 BC]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 239pp, frontis, three illustrations, map. Makers of History Series', Vol. X, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Tiny loss to leather at head of spine. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, a... View more info

The Technique Mof Greek Sculpture in the Archaic and Classical Periods

By: ADAM, Sheila

Price: $75.00

Publisher: UK, British School of Archaeology at Athens: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039069


British School of Archaeology at Athens, Supplementary Volume No. 3. Technical methods used by the sculptors of Ancient Greece. 137pp, 72 photo plates. Bright, clean interior. Ink name to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Minor are-wear and surface rubbig to the price-clipped dustjacket. Weight, 830g. View more info

The estuary bison pound site in Southwestern Saskatchewan

By: ADAMS, Gary F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museums of Canada: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044652


Masters thesis, University of Saskatchewan, describing excavations at the Estuary Bison Pound site in 1971 and 1972. A Diamond Jeness memorial volume. Summary in French. xii, 211 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Mercury series.; Paper (Archaeological Survey of Canada), no. 68. A bright, clean copy. Small rubber stamp stating 'withdrawn', to tp, and a Government of Canada stamp to the front wrapper, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creasing to spine. Weight, 726g. View more info

The Lyrical Dramas of Aeschylus: Translated Into English Verse by John Stuart Blackie

By: AESCHYLUS

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1931

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 29564


No. 62 in the Everyman's Library. This is the Library Edition in reinforced blue cloth. Excellent translation by leading Scots classicist, John Stuart Blackie [1909-1895]. First published in the Everyman's edition in 1906. 437pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy of this attractive binding. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Also has the scarce, if plain dustjacket. Dustjacket shows darkening to the spine and minor ewar to edges. Weight, 350g. View more info

The Central Archaeological Museum of Etruria

By: AGOSTINO, Alfredo De

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Florence, Bartolini Publications: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20367


Guide to the Archaeological Museum of Etruria, the first museum in the world for Etruscan art and antiquities. 38pp, index, 40 ilustrations, map, plans. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 70g. View more info

Arthur's Britain: History and Archaeology, AD367-634

By: ALCOCK, Leslie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Allen Lane/Penguin: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 1850


The author argues for the actual historical existence of the fabled King Arthur. He traces the histry of Britain from the first major barbarianinvasion of AD367 to the failure of the last British counter-attack in AD634. xviii, 415 pages, 32 plates illustrations, maps, plans; 25 cm.Book is ery clean and bright and is quite unmarked. The bindng is tight and square and the cloth shows no wear. The unclipped dustjacket is also bright, clean and unmarked but shows wear to th... View more info

Lucian Satirist and Artist

By: ALLINSON, Francis G.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Publishers, New York, 1963:

Seller ID: 4394


A title in the Series 'Our Debt to Greece and Rome'. Reprint edition. 12mo, 204pp, illus. Hardcover in cloth, no dustjacket. Tight, clean copy. Fresh interior, bright boards, sharp corners. Near Fine/- View more info

Cornucopiae; Volume 2

By: ANCIENT COIN SOCIETY, The

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Toronto, The Ancient Coin Society: 1974

Edition: Tomus II, Liber I

Seller ID: 054245


Single Issue of a periodical for Ancient Coins. This scarce, slim issue features an article on 'The Collecting of Constantinian Bronze' by Professor C. R. Thayer. 16pp, illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked. Ships via Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Delphi

By: ANDRONICOS, Manolis

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Athens, Ekdotike Athenon: 1996

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 052588


Delphi is part of the volume entitled "Treasures of the Greek Museums" which introduces the reader to the priceless works of art housed in the museums of Greece. The texts, written by experts, furnish details of the historical and cultural context of these masterpieces. 80 pages, Fold-out plan in back of book. Almost 'as new' - except for a small, neat name in ink to the htp. Otherwise, bright and fresh. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United Sta... View more info

Rhodes

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Athens, D & I. Mathioulakis:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 051710


Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and also the island group's historical capital. [62] p. : col. ill., map ; 23 cm. OCLC Number: 972341369. Bright, clean and unmarked, appears about 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 197g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Canadian domestic postal rate... View more info

Trails: From Steppingstones to Kerbstones

By: APPLE, Russell A.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21759


Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication 53. Research into old Hawaiian land routes. ix, 73pp, photo illustrated, maps & diagrams. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Small tear to margin of first page near corner. Sound stapled binding. No rust to staples. Minor wear to front wrapper, none to rear wrapper. Weight, 220g. View more info

Story on stone : a photographic record of rock art in the southern Alberta area surrounding the city of Lethbridge

By: ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lethbridge, AB, Archaeological Society of Alberta: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045252


Project (Archaeological Society of Alberta. Lethbridge Centre), no. 20. OCLC Number: 9039500. 76 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding, near Fine. Weight, 250g. Ships in Canada via inexpensive Lettermail. View more info

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Nicomachean Ethics

By: ARISTOTLE

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Amherst, New York, U.S.A., Prometheus Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 33605


Translated by J. E. C. Welldon. 358pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Weight, 400g. View more info

The Quest for Arthur's Britain

By: ASHE, Geoffrey - Editor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Collins-Paladin-Grafton: 1987

Edition: Later Printing of 1971

Seller ID: 039218


The book examines the historical foundations of the Arthurian tradition.238pp, photo illustrated, diagrams, plans, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Page edges slightly browing as usual. Bookplate to inside of front cover. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 280g. View more info

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Unwrapping the Pharaohs: How Egyptian Archaeology Confirms the Biblical Timeline

By: ASHTON, John; DOWN, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Green Forest, Arkansas, U.S.A., Master Books: 2007

Edition: Second Printing of First Edition

Seller ID: 31536


"The culture and civilization of the ancient Egyptians have fascinated people for centuries. However, in recent years, liberal teachers and professors have used the traditional Egyptian chronology to undermine the truth of the biblical record in Exodus. Authors David Down and John Ashton present a groundbreaking new chronology in Unwrapping the Pharaohs that supports the biblical account". 218, [6] pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm + 1 DVD (8... View more info

The Coinage of Roman Britain

By: ASKEW, Gilbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, B. A. Seaby Ltd.: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 038561


'A history and catalogue of Roman coins that particularly refer to the campaigns fought in Britain, and of the coins that were struck when the country was a Roman province'. 94pp, illustrated, map. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Somewhat sun-faded spine. Weight, 282g. View more info

Aspects of the Medieval Landscape of Somerset

By: ASTON, Michael - Editor

Price: $8.50

Publisher: UK, Somerset County Council: 1992

Edition: Second Printing of 1988

Seller ID: 051192


Aspects of the mediaeval landscape of Somerset. 136 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 20 x 21 cm. OCLC Number: 20168914. Very bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. very slight wear to some edges. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 395g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distanc... View more info

Confessions (The World's Classics)

By: AUGUSTINE, Saint

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition `World`s Classics

Seller ID: 051430


A new translation, with notes, by Henry Chadwick of Augustine's impassioned descriptions of his early life, in which he tells of his wrestlings to master his sexual drive, his ascent from a humble Algerian farm to high power at the Imperial court and, finally, his conversion to Christianity in a garden in Milan. xxviii, 311 pages ; 19 cm. Bright, clkean interior. Ink name to the inside of the front wrapper , otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. N... View more info