New Haven; Bruges: Harvard; St. Catherine Press, 1947, 1951, 1958. First Editions. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG/VG; spines beige with black lettering; dust jackets protected with a mylar covering, prices uncut, mild wear and age-toning; interiors clean; scarce as a complete set; shelved above Ancient Civilizations.
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Augsburg: Christian Deckardt, 1777-1799. First Edition Thus. 5 Folios containing 8 Volumes; G+ to VG-; Plain cloth spines with white label near top edge; Boards are fraying at the edges and bumped at all corners, some soiling to boards, discoloration of spines; Bindings are tight; Pages slightly rippled but in nice condition with age toning, but no soiling in marking; Shows objects from all the excavations the Bourbons undertook beginning in 1711 and continued after 1759 by Charles III of Spain around the Gulf of Naples including Pompeii, Stabiae and the two sites in Herculaneum: Resina and Portico. This edition has the text in German. The 630 plates are tipped in from an earlier Italian edition. This edition does not have the doubled page map.Text in German; shelved above anthropology.
Roma: Francesco Moneta, 1645. 10mo., , 423 pages; VG: rebacked with new spine, previous boards and label; spine paneled brown leather, older maroon label with gilt lettering; scuffed and worn brown leather boards; minimal age-toning and foxing; title page has a name written at the bottom, top edge has been repaired, does not impact text; profusely illustrated with all 128 in-text illustrations and numerous smaller unnumbered illustrations; text in Italian; shelved case 3.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1880. first edition; with maps, plans, and about 1800 illustrations. thick, large octavo in burgundy embossed hardcovers with gold and black gilt on front board; spine discolored with gold letters; VG; boards with very moderate shelf wear; slight shelf wear around spine and corners; small tear on ffep; front gutter starting to crack, but binding strong; paper slightly faded and dusted on edges; text clean with no marks; maps folded at the end; some slightly foxed; one has a tiny tear on top; pp. 800; Chapter I on the seven cities followed by nine appendices and notes by various scholars; shelved in Case 7.
Leiden, Netherlands: E.J. Brill. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-/G; white spines with black text; 9 volumes; editions published 1964-1987; dust jackets have slight sunning to exteriors, mostly to spines; light bending to some edges; small chip to front tail edge of vol. 4; small chip to rear tail edge of vol. 5; tiny chip to head fore corner of vol. 8; some slight soiling to exteriors; cloths show slight sunning to spines; clean boards; strong boards; text blocks show light shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; ex-library with stamps to pastedowns; small brown stain to page 1 of vol. 1; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
La Paz: Ministerio de Educacion, 1957. First edition. Large, thick quarto in beige cloth hardcovers with red and black letters; VG; very moderate soiling and fraying around edges; strong binding; paper discolored, particularly around edges, but not detrimental to reading; this is the bilingual edition, now out of print, of vol. III and IV bound together; contains abundant plates in color and photographs of artifacts with chapters on ceramics, symbolism, and mummification; shelved in Front table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1993. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 394; VG-/paperback; burgundy spine with black text; book encased in clamshell buckram box; box exterior has some staining towards edges; interior of box contains envelope style enclosure containing fold out map; slight staining to envelope closure; opposite side with concaved opening holding book; leather strap securing box at fore edges,[one strap broken]; box has burgundy text to paper labels to front and spine; softcover book has lightly sunned spine; intact exterior; faux flaps; text block shows brown offset to exterior fore edge, due to resting against leather straps; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Cairo: Government of Palestine, Department of Antiquities, 1936. First Edition. Thick folio rebound in 3/4 dark brown cloth and leatherette; VG; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; minimal soiling; strong binding; uncut pages; thick paper slightly faded; text clean; pp. 347; contains 38 plates at the end; historical contacts; descriptions and index of royal names and divinities; shelved Front Table; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Scribner's Sons, 1885. first edition. Large, thick octavo in dark green hardcovers with gold gilt and letters on covers and spine; VG; boards show some soiling and discoloration; spine has some shelf wear on ends; ex-libris plate inside front cover; frontispiece large folded map (heavily foxed) of the Acropolis of Tiryns; binding still strong; occasional pages heavily foxed; 178 illustrations throughout; 27 plates, folded and in color; contains research on the details of the Men's apartments; material and construction, and technical remarks; in good condition; shelved in Case 7.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884. first edition; with 150 woodcuts and 4 maps and plans. Thick octavo in dark navy blue hardcovers with vinyl DJ; spine with gold letters and gilted illustration; VG; boards with very moderate soiling and tiny bumps on corners; strong binding; paper faded and edges dusty; pp. 434; map of the Troad as frontispiece; large folded map of Troy at the end; contains chapters on the first prehistoric settlement; the "Ilios" of Homer; the Seventh city; and the conical mounds; in good condition; shelved in Case 7.
Heidelberg: F.H. Kerle Verlag, 1970. Quartos: VG/no-DJ paperbacks: Light greenish gray spine with black text: 2 volume set: Covers are clean, general shelfwear to both volumes, rubbing mainly at corners and head and tail of spine:slight bumping to the slipcase for the map of Pompeii: Textblock is clean and pages unmarked, all maps in very good condition: Volume one is text with ten fold out maps at the back, volume two is a slipcase containing a large foldout map of Pompeii: Text is entirely in GERMAN: 179 pp.
Amsterdam: These Publishers, 1997. Small Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Blue spine with white text: Boards are strong and clean, mild shelfwear, some rubbing and faint bumping to head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears: Text is mainly in Italian with some English and German depending on who the author is: 266 pp.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1933. Quarto; VG hardcover; Green spine with gilded text; Boards strong w/some edge wear (corners and spine edges lightly frayed, edges have a few small indents, back board's lower left corner has tiny chip), boards have some light rubbing on surfaces and edges, spine has tiny scuff, back board has small bump on right side, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 93 pp. text, 47 pp. plates.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Folio picture book, unpaginated, VG/no DJ; gloss paper boards, white spine, black and red lettering: mild overall wear to boards, mild bumping to corners, sticker residue over original price to back board ("£4.50 net in UK"); interior clean and fully illustrated by Ambrus, a long-time artist for Oxford University Press; he has also participated in Channel 4's archaeology television series "Time Team" to help visualize how excavated sites may have looked in the past; Ambrus served as a patron of the Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors until its merger with the Institute for Archaeologists in 2011; shelved Case 14.
Rome: 1997. Text in Italian; Quarto; VG/VG; White spine with blue text; Dustjacket VG w/some rubbing of a darker color on covers and spine, spine has a tiny line in black ink near middle; Boards strong, front board has very subtle bow, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 393 pp. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Paris: Editions, 1956. G+. Folio in off-white cloth boards, title on spine in black. No DJ. Wear to boards; agetoning to spine and edges, edges lightly rubbed, minor tearing beginning at top of spine. Binding lightly shaken though still intact. TEXT IN FRENCH. Many b&w photo images of ancient arts. 523+ pp. Shelved front case.
Paris: Albert Morance, 1924. First edition. Large, thin quarto portfolio in brown hardcovers with red spine; VG/G; covers show some soiling on external edges; spine covered with tape; previous owner's name inside and outside board; contains 32 plates of watercolors in vibrant colors, all in clean condition; scarce, first edition; shelved in Case # 7.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
London: John Murray, 1859. New Edition. Large Octavo, xxiv, 452 pages; VG; bound in full brown cloth, boards paneled with triple-ruled boarders; paneled spine with gilt lettering; mild wear and rubbing to boards; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; green ribbon; ex-library, bookplate to front pastedown, in a custom library binding with embossed seal of Brighton College in gilt to front and rear boards; profusely illustrated with full page plates and in-text illustrations; shelved case 9.
Amman: Department of Antiquities, 1982 - 1997. Texts in English w/a few articles in French or Arabic; Quarto; VG-/VG-; Green spines with white text; Volumes I - III have original dustjackets, Volumes IV - VI are rebound in hardcover w/ DJ covers glued to boards; DJ of Vol. I has some light surface scuffs, old price eraser marks on the front end paper of vol I., back flap has price sticker at bottom. Interior of DJs I and II have scotch tape along top and bottom. Otherwise, DJs have light surface rubbing, occasional light crease, edge wear on all very light. Covers of IV - VI have a few scuffs, occasional light crease, spine label of IV has closed tear on edge, spine label of V a reading crease; Boards of all volumes strong. Boards of Vol. I have light rubbing at edges. Front pastedown of II has small dealer's sticker in lower right. V has small closed tear at top of spine. VI has slightly bowed front board. Bindings on all volumes strong; Textblocks: front end paper of Vol. I has small discolored area, interiors of all volumes clean; Vol. I: 399 pp.; Vol. II: 358 pp.; Vol. III: 343 pp.; Vol. IV: 440 pp.; V Vol. V: 830 pp.; Vol. VI: 432 pp. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Paris: Editions, 1954. G. Folio in off-white boards, title on spine in black. No DJ. Wear to boards; significant age-toning to boards along spine and edges, light scratching and pen marking, 1 1/2 in. tear along bottom front hinge, light chipping along spine and at top edge, rubbing to edges of boards. Binding lightly shaken though still intact. Light foxing to top and fore edges of text block, pages are clean and bright. TEXT IN FRENCH. Many b&w photo images . 380 pp. -Shelved front case.
Paris: Ernest Leroux, Editeur, 1903. Text in French Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Black spine with gilded text; Rebound in hardcover, boards have some light rubbing and very light edge wear, binding strong; Textblock age toned w/some light foxing at edges, half title page has traces of rubbed out stamp near top, interior clean; 44 pp. text, 13 pp. plates.
Wien: Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1993. Quarto; VG- hardcover; Black spine w/yellow spine label and black text; Rebound in hardcover w/original paperback covers glued on, these pb covers have rubbing and occasional small scuff, Band I pb front cover has a few small spots, book's boards are straight and strong, edge wear minimal, bindings strong; Textblock interiors clean, textblock head edge of Band I has some spotting, pages 243 - 247 of Band I have light edge wear; Band I: 274 pp. text, 48 pp. plates, Band II: 321pp + 64pp plates + 2 folding maps ; Texts in German w/some contributions in English, French, and Italian. ISBNs: 3700119720 & 3700120176 Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
London, England: British Museum Publications Ltd., 1975. Hardcover Large Quarto; VG; Red cloth boards with white text on spine; Boards clean with minimal shelf ware, light rubbing on corners and lower edges, spine cocked, surface scratches on back board; Text block age toned, some light damp staining on foot edges of index pages toward back, otherwise clean, text, maps and diagrams legible and clear, ephemera related to excavation is filed in back paste down; pp 792. Additional cost required for items selected for International/Expedited shipping or any item too large or heavy for Economy. Please contact shipping department for details.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First American Edition. Quarto, 177 pages; VG-; fully bound in brown cloth, spine has gilt lettering and tooling, front cover has gilt tooling and rulers; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has bumping on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing on both covers and a minor scratch on the spine; pages have minor age toning and dust build up along the top edge; contains several tipped in plates with tissue guards; Shelved Case 7.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1923. Texts in English, French, and German; Large octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilded text; Boards straight and strong. Boards and spine have wear on edges and corners, spine a few tiny tears at edges, bottom edges of boards have rubbing, front board's lower right corner slightly chipped, back board's outer edge has small indent and some rubbing. Surface of boards and spine have occasional rubbing of a white color, esp. near bottom of back board. Pastedowns age toned. Binding is strong; Textblock age toned, textblock head edge darker from age, interior clean; 477 pp. text, 14 pp. plates in rear.
Paris: Ernest Leroux, Editeur, 1895. Text in French; Quarto; VG hardcover; Black spine with gilded text; Rebound in hardcover, boards have rubbing and light edge wear, back board a few small smudges and tiny scuffs, front pastedown has small book plate, binding strong; Textblock age toned, some light foxing at edges, interior clean; 89 pp. text, 7 pp. plates.
Paris: Societe Francaise d'Archeologie, 1950-1966. Serial. Quarto; good+/wraps; manila spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus., floor plans, elevations, plates, photos and text figures; else good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH; ---CONGRES ARCHEOLOGIQUE DE FRANCE; ---#1, Octavo, "CVIIe Session SAINT-BRIEUC," 1950; illus., plates and plans; 373 pp.; sunned; age-toning; cocked; ---#2, Quarto, "CXVIIe Session CATALOGNE," 1959; illus.; 246 + xciv pp.; uncut; wraps, chipping; split start; ---#3, Quarto, CXXIe Session AVIGNON ET COMTAT-VENAISSIN," 1963; illus.; 504 pp.; ---#4, Quarto, "CXXIIe Session ANJOU," 1964; illus.; 690 pp.; cocked; ---#5, Quarto, "CXXIVe Session CONTENTIN ET AVRANCHIN," 1966; illus.; 505 pp.; ---BULLETIN MONUMENTAL; ---#6, Quarto, TOME CXXII, 1964-1; illus.; pp. 1-128 pp.; ---#7, Quarto, TOME CXXII, 1964-2; illus.; pp. 129-231; wraps, split starts; ---#8, Quarto, TOME CXXII, 1964-3; illus.; pp. 233-321; ---#9, Quarto, TOME CXXIII, 1965-1; illus.; pp. 1-102; ---#10, Quarto, TOME CXXIII, 1965--2; illus.; pp. 103-180; ---#11, Quarto, TOME CXXIII, 1965-3; illus.; pp. 181-270; ---#12, Quarto, TOME CXXIII, 1965-4; illus.; pp. 271-374; ---#13, Quarto, TOME CXXIV, 1966-1; illus.; pp. 1-128; ---#14, Quarto, TOME CXXIV, 1966-2; illus.; pp. 129-242; ---#15, Quarto, TOME CXXIV, 1966-4; illus.; pp. 343-480; else very good.
No Place Given: No Publisher Given. MONUMENTI ANTICHI VOL. XL. Folio. Hardcover without dust jacket in Good + condition. ALL TEXT IN ITALIAN. Binding is sturdy. Text has minor pen notation on 3 of 188 numbered pages. Part of a larger set, pagination starts at 422 and goes to 610. Additionally there are 40 pages of B&W plates. Illustrated throughout. Minor shelf wear and bumping. 1 x 1/2 inch tear mark on rear board. All else is very good - . Brown quarter-bound leather with gilt text on spine.
Lincoln, NE: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Midwest Archaeological Center, 2012. Large Octavo; pp 472; G/paperback; gray spine with black text; special report 6; covers have moderate wear to exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; intact panels; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; includes CD in pouch adhered inside rear cover.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. Quarto; G/G; dark green spines with yellow text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Historical Introduction and Description of the Mosaics and Frescoes, pp 321; vol. 2, plates 1-334: The Mosaics; vol. 3, plates, 335-553: The Frescoes; dark green slipcase has worn corners; light soiling to exterior; intact exterior; paper label to exterior; dust jackets have few chips to edges; open defect to spine of vol. 1; some rubbing to exteriors; purple cloth exteriors have minimal wear; strong boards; text blocks have light shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; arts - non Western; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
England: Aris & Phillips, 1977. first. Long thin quarto in blue cloth with white, black and red DJ; VG/VG; DJ slightly discolored; front gutter slightly open; paper clean; text block in typed print clean; includes quantitative data and conspectus of tombs used; originally written as a dissertation in Australia in 1974; pp. 165; shelved in room 12.
Paris - Singapore: Editions Didier Millet - Archipelago Press, 1990. Folio. VG-/VG+. Dark gray paper, with silver lettering on spine and front/ DJ: black, with silver lettering on spine and front, illustration on front. Decorated endpapers. 175pp. Profusely illustrated with plates of b/w and full-color photographs of the famous 9th-century Buddhist monument in Java, Indonesia. Light shelf wear to DJ. DJ in removable protective plastic (brodart). Light shelf wear to boards, light rubbing along edges. Light scuffing to endpapers. Heavy 3in crease along lower corners of two pages towards the end of text; otherwise, text block clean and bright. Hinges and spine signatures all tight. Overall, very good-, in a very good+ dust jacket. Changed to Rockville Non-Retail 3-4-18, shelved in non-retail area.
London: Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press, 1947. First Edition. Quarto, 351 pages, [42 pages], G+/no DJ; purple cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild fading to spine, (gold lettering bright and legible) and to top 3 1/4" of front board, mild white residue to front board, light scratching/scuffing to back board; spine and boards cocked, starting hinge to front board, boards shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; mild bumping to head and tail; mild bumping/fraying to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; partially erased notations in blue pencil to ffep, light age-toning to margins interior (text and graphics unaffected), light rust mark to half-title page from removed paper clip; label and notations in pencil from previous bookseller to back paste-down; 42 unpaginated gloss black-and-white plates of Etruscan painted vases to back of volume; shelved Front Table.
Bathurst, Australia: The National Cultural Council of Papuo New Guinea; Robert Brown and Associates;, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 408 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket has slight rubbing to covers, corners; interior clean; "The first full photographic account of a single cultural group in Papua New Guinea - the Gogodala. They number approximately 10,000 and live as lagoon dwellers along the floodplain of the Aramia River north of the Fly River Delta." Includes a catalogue of known objects and artifacts held in museums around the world.;shelved front table.
Rome: 1994. Text in Italian; Large octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with white text; Dustjacket front cover has some rubbing to glossy surface, DJ has some light edge wear in bottom right of front cover (edge wear otherwise very minimal), inside back flap has small, light crease in upper corner; Boards strong, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 340 pp.
n. p. n. publ. 1997. Large Thin Octavo; VG/no-DJ; 3/4 green spine with gilt text; cloth spine with papered boards; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; profusely illustrated; French text;.
New York City: American Museum of Natural History, 1945. Quarto, numbered 193-317 pages followed by plates 13-61; G- condition; Blue wrappers with dark blue text on front and rear covers, worn with foxing, stains, and age-toning, bumping to corners, creases, scratching and foxing to textblock edges; binding is solid and all pages remain attached, interior clean, small sticker from previous seller affixed to inside of rear cover at top right, age-toning in some parts of textblock interior.
New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Company, 1878. Octave; VG/ Hardcover with no dust jacket; green spine with gold text, spine is broken at the front and rear joints; boards are extremely shelf-worn and have liquid residue, scars and minor wrinkles, as well as bumps at the tips; text block has severe edge- wear with marks at the margins, fore, top and bottom edges otherwise pages are legible; 384p.
Tarragona: Institute d'Estudis Catalans, 1994. First Edition. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers are clean with mild shelfwear, some light fraying to corners, some scuff marks to back: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: Text is in various languages dependent on author, languages include Spanish, Catalan, French, Italian, German and English: Volume 2 only: 444 pp.
Roma: L'ERMA DI BRETSCHNEIDER, 1961. First edition. Three Large Octavos; VG-/no-DJ; Red spines with gilt text on black block; 3 Volumes; Boards are slightly rubbed on exterior with minor edge wear and strong, sturdy and intact panels; Text blocks have darkened slightly due to age and handling with deckled fore edges and tight bindings; pp 1306. Italian language. Aisle 7 on sales floor. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Paris: 1903. Name of publisher not indicated; Text in French; Thin octavo; VG- hardcover; Black spine with no text; Rebound in hardcover, boards straight and strong, original pb covers glued to front and back, these are age toned with foxing, small spots, and occasional tiny chip at their edges, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, occasional foxing at edges, first page have a few yellowish smudges (appears to be dried adhesive) in upper right and lower right corners, interior clean; 40 pp.; Inscribed by author on title page.