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Image for Le Conte du Naufrage Transcrit et publie par M. W. Golenischeff

Le Conte du Naufrage Transcrit et publie par M. W. Golenischeff

By: M. W. Golenischeff (Vladimir Semyonovich Golenishchev)

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Le Caire Imprimerie de l'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale: (1912), c. 1972

Seller ID: 5237

Condition: As New


Blue cloth with gilt particulars to front board and spine. Facsimile copy of the 1912 edition created c. 1972; scholar in a nice binding printed on recto only with ample space for notes. Includes additional articles related to Le Conte du Naufrage in English: Notes on the Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor by Alan Gardiner; Notes on the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor by Werner Vycichl; Shipwrecked Sailor, Lines 184-85 by Mordechai Gilula. French and English text. xxiv, 235 pp., [14], [6], [17]. 8 1/2 x 11 inches View more info

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Sir Arthur Evans' Knossos Fresco Atlas. With catalogue of plates.

By: Mark Cameron & Sinclair Hood

Price: $2,280.00

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, Gregg Press Limited: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3335

Condition: Very Good


Elephant folio Atlas. Series one includes six quarto plates of photographs taken from the original pieces. Series two consists of thirteen folio silkscreened reproductions from drawings.Foldout map of Palace of Knossos to rear of plates catalogue. Housed in blue over black cloth string tied chemise with gilt particulars to front cover. External wear to chemise, otherwise, a nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 17.5 x 30.5 inches; 42, 6, 13 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. First Edition. View more info

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The Rock Tombs of El Amarna (Parts 1-6) Archaeological Survey of Egypt, Thirteenth Memoir

By: N. de G. Davies (Norman de Garis Davies and Nina M. Davies)

Price: $575.00

Publisher: Oxford, University Press: 1975-79

Seller ID: 5238

Condition: Very Good


Text to front board and debossed text to spine. These are "reprinted photographically at the University Press, Oxford, 1979." Part I--The Tomb of Meryra; Part II--The Tombs of Panehesy and Maryra II; Part III--The Tombs of Huya and Ahmes; Part IV--Tombs of Penthu, Mahu, and Others; Part V--Smaller Tombs and Boundary Stelae; Part VI--Tombs of Parennefer, Tutu and Ay. Volume 1 has discoloration to top of spine. Mark to Volume 6 front board's top edge. Please expect extra postage as this is a heavy set. Part I: viii, 56 pp., 42 plates; Part II: viii, 48 pp., 47 plates; Part III: xi, 41 p... View more info

Image for Catalogue of the Engraved Gems of the Post-Classical Periods in the  Department of British and Medieval Antiquities and Ethnography in the  British Museum

Catalogue of the Engraved Gems of the Post-Classical Periods in the Department of British and Medieval Antiquities and Ethnography in the British Museum

By: O.M. Dalton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, British Museum: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291

Condition: Very Good


A clean copy; no name(s) or other signs of previous use. Modest edge wear to price clip jacket. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; No owner's names or other markings. Red cloth; blind ruled boards. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Vocabulaire Hieroglyphique. Comprenant les mots de la langue, les noms  geographiques, divins, royaux et historiques, classes alphabetiquement.  Two volume set.

Vocabulaire Hieroglyphique. Comprenant les mots de la langue, les noms geographiques, divins, royaux et historiques, classes alphabetiquement. Two volume set.

By: Paul Pierret

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Paris, F. Vieweg: 1845

Seller ID: 3868

Condition: Very Good


Paris: F. Vieweg. Very Good. 1845. Half red morocco over cordovon pebbled cloth. Four raised bands, gilt decorations and particulars to spines. Wear to spines; losses to heads of volumes I & III. Red speckled edges. Pages interleaved with blank leaves. Occasional penciled notations to text througout, otherwise, a nice copy. ; Large 8vo; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Historie of the World. Commonly Called, The Natural Historie Translated into English by Philemon Holland

By: Pliny the Elder

Price: $2,750.00

Publisher: London, Adam Islip: 1601

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 1793

Condition: Fair


Half Calf. 2 Volumes bound as one. Woodcut printer's device to titles, head and tail pieces, historiated initials, device to colophon. Mid-nineteenth century half calf, marbled boards, split at front hinge, boards still firmly attached by bands, rubbing to head of spine. Lacking flyleaves, title page of Volume 1 rebacked, lacking F2-F5, supplied in copy. Dampstaining to last 90 pages, repair at gutter, penultimate index and scattered but few interior repairs, minor textual loss. ; Folio . First Edition. View more info

Image for Naturalis Historia.  The Historie of the World. Commonly called, The  Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus Translated into English by  Philemon Holland

Naturalis Historia. The Historie of the World. Commonly called, The Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus Translated into English by Philemon Holland

By: Pliny the Elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus) Philemon Holland (trans.)

Price: $2,750.00

Publisher: London, Adam Islip: 1601

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 3478

Condition: Fair


Two volumes bound as one in mid-nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards. Woodcut printer's device to titles, head and tail pieces, historiated initials. Separation at front hinge (though boards still attached by cords). Rubbing to head of spine. Original blank fly leaves replaced by binder. Title page of volume one rebacked. Lacking F2-F5 (pp.51-58) of vol II supplied in copy. Dampstaining to upper corner of vol II, pp.550-632. Tape repair to gutters of pages 41/42 of penultimate index with some loss to index numbers, 1 inch loss to page 84 of penultimate index affectin... View more info

Origines Gentium Antiquissiae; or, attempts for discovering the times of the first planting of nations; In several tracts

By: R. Cumberland

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Printed by W.B. for R. Wilkin: 1724

Seller ID: 2874

Condition: Very Good


London: Printed by W.B. for R. Wilkin. Very Good. 1724. Hardcover. Full brown leather boards with blind stamped border motif to front cover. Gilt title and decorative motif to spine. Losses to head of spine. Front hinge beginning but still attached. Bookplate of Mons Anderson to front pastedown. A nice copy without other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [xl]; 480; [viii] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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The Catalogue of the Ships in Homer's Illiad

By: R. Hope Simpson and J.F. Lazenby

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1970

Seller ID: 2097

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Oxford: Clarendon Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. An as new copy without owners' names or other markings in a fine mylar-wraped jacket. ; 8vo; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. Dust jacket present. View more info

Pompeiana The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, the Result of Excavations since 1819, Volume 2 only.

By: Sir William Gell

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Davison, Whitefriars: 1832

Seller ID: 3155

Condition: Good


31 engraved plates (plate 86 excluded by publisher) lacking front board; scattered foxing; otherwise very good.; 8vo; 207 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

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Geographikon bibloi. Strabonis rerum geographicarum libri xvii. (Geographia cum notis Casauboni et aliorum. )

By: Strabo (edited by Theodorus; text of Casaubon)

Price: $2,550.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, J. Wolters: 1707

Edition: Second Casaubons

Seller ID: 2045


Amsterdam: J. Wolters. 1707. Second Casaubons. Two volumes, folio [xlii], 677, [i]; 679-1329, [xcii] + errata leaf. Half-title; full page engraved pre-title followed by rubricated title with engraved vignette. Parallel text in Greek and Latin. Dibdin II, 433. Blind-ruled & embossed Dutch vellum bindings now professionally rebacked. A nice serviceable, sturdy & attractive set.; Folio 22 x 33.5 cm; Additional images and further information provided upon request. Please note this set will require additional postage. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Thucydidis de bello Peloponnesiaco libri octo cum adnotationibus integris  Henrici Stephani & Joannis Hudsoni ; recensuit & notas suas addidit  Josephus Wasse. Editionem curavit, suasque Animadversiones adjecit Carolus  Andreas Dukerus.

Thucydidis de bello Peloponnesiaco libri octo cum adnotationibus integris Henrici Stephani & Joannis Hudsoni ; recensuit & notas suas addidit Josephus Wasse. Editionem curavit, suasque Animadversiones adjecit Carolus Andreas Dukerus.

By: Thucydides

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, R. & J. Wetstein & Gul. Smith: 1731

Seller ID: 4069

Condition: Very Good


A handsome copy in the original full vellum. Folding maps of ancient Greece & Ancient Sicily. ; Folio 27 x 41.5 com; [34],34,728,48,123 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Leneide [L'Aeniede] de Virgile fidellement traduitte [traduicte] en vers heroiques avec le latin a costé, et les remarques a chaque livre pour l'intelligence de l'histoire. Enrichie de figures en tailledouce. Première partie contenant les six premiers livres. Par M.P. Perrin, ... Seconde edition. Reveuë & corrigée par l'autheur.

Leneide [L'Aeniede] de Virgile fidellement traduitte [traduicte] en vers heroiques avec le latin a costé, et les remarques a chaque livre pour l'intelligence de l'histoire. Enrichie de figures en tailledouce. Première partie contenant les six premiers livres. Par M.P. Perrin, ... Seconde edition. Reveuë & corrigée par l'autheur.

By: Virgil. Vergil. Pierre Perrin

Price: $440.00

Publisher: Paris, Estienne Loyson: 1664

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 4956


Volume one only (of two). Full yapped vellum with title in manuscript to spine. Title & engraved title together with 6 folding plates; [xx],455. Plate six separated at fold. Moisture mark to upper hinge area extending to text. View more info

Image for The History of Herodotus (4 volumes- Complete) Translated from the Greek with notes in four volumes

The History of Herodotus (4 volumes- Complete) Translated from the Greek with notes in four volumes

By: Wlliam Beloe

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Leigh and Sotheby: 1791

Edition: First Beloe's Edition

Seller ID: 5121

Condition: Very Good


All volumes full brown leather with gilt particulars and two morocco labels to spine; rolled gilt edges. 5 raised bands. Foxing throughout, though most prevalent at beginning and end. General wear to edges of boards. Small loss to head of volume 1 spine. Vol. 1: ix, 434 pp.; Vol. 2: 489 pp.; Vol. 3: 456 pp.; Vol. 4/Index: 192 pp., [156 pp.] 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. First Edition. View more info