Augsburg: Christian Deckardt, 1777-1799. First 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.
Brittenburg/Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum): Petrus Vander Aa, Bibliopola, Civitatis atque Academiae Typographus, 1722. Text in Latin; Folio; G+/no-DJ; Beige spine with brown spine label and "Deville-Pola" in silver text; Rebound in hardcover w/marbled boards, boards straight with some rubbing, smudges, and light edge wear, spine slightly cocked, pastedowns age toned, front pastedown has small frayed area, binding strong; Textblock age toned, title page has small stamp, a few pages near front and rear lightly smudged, interior clean and text clear; 18 pp.
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.
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.
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.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1933. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; 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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
[Oxford]: BAR International, 1982. First Edition Thus. Folio; 132pp; 120 cylinder illustrations; bound in red paper wraps; covers largely worn with an inch or more lost at both spine ends; wrinkling and soiling; endpapers wrinkled at binding; soil spot on fore-edge; contents else very good. This copy SIGNED BY COLLON ON TITLE PAGE. [Spine; black titles on red paper/shelved with folios in 12 room].
Roma: 1961. First edition. Large Octavo; 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.
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.
Wien: Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1993. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Black spines w/yellow spine labels 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: 321 pp. text, 64 pp. plates; Texts in German w/some contributions in English, French, and Italian.
New York: Scribner's Sons, 1880. new, enlarged edition with more than 700 illustrations. large octavo in burgundy hardcovers with gold and black gilt on covers and spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling; spine discolored with some shelf wear around spine; binding strong, but open gutter on pp. 144-5; paper slightly faded with dusty edges; previous owner's inscription on ffep; pp. 404 of text; 21 plates of terra cotta and idols, some in bright colors; folded map of Mycenae at the end; illustrations throughout; this book was dedicated to the Emperor of Brazil, His Majesty Dom Pedro II; in good condition; shelved in Case 7.
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.
London: Bell and Daldy, 1873. first edition. Thick, large octavo in light burgundy hardcovers with black gilt and gold letters on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling; light shelf wear on spine's ends; strong binding; paper faded and clean; text clean; pp. 553; frontispiece view of the Acropolis; filled with illustrations and maps; based on Colonel Leake's "Topography of Athens."; shelved in Case 7.
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.
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.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1931. Small quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with gilded text; Boards strong, boards have some edge wear (includes a few small chips at top right of front board and bumping at bottom corners), occasional rubbing and tiny scuff, front board has tiny bump in surface near top, pastedowns age toned, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, some slight separation at hinge between last fold-out map and first page of publisher's catalog in back of book but all pages still firmly connected, text interior is clean; 69 pp. text, 42 pp. plates; Book has slight musty odor.
Paris: Ernest Leroux, Editeur, 1895. Text in French; Quarto; VG/no-DJ; 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: 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.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1997. Special Collector's Edition. Large Quarto in gilt decorated maroon leather with photo inset on front cover, VG+, all edges gilt with pale yellow bookmark ribbon. Title in gilt on maroon leather spine. Minimal shelf wear only. Illustrated throughout. 207 pages. Shelve Easton Press.
Aosta: Tipografia Valdostana, 1989. Second edition. Text in Italian; Oblong folio; VG/VG; White spine with black text; Dustjacket has rubbing and some light frays and creases at edges/corners; Boards strong, boards slightly bowed and have occasional light rubbing, edge wear minimal, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 139 pp.
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.
Rome: Ecole franciase de Rome, 2001. Text in French; Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; Covers have very occasional light rubbing, light corner wear, some light creasing at bottom edge of spine and covers, spine's bottom tips slightly frayed, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 198 pp. text, 49 pp. plates.
Bruxelles: Centre Belge de Recherches Archeologiques a Apamee de Syrie, 1969. Small Quarto; VG-/G; Black/white/gray spine with without text; Dust jacket has tear at front head edge, otherwise exterior has slight rubbing and minor edge wear; Boards have lightly sunned exterior with slight edge wear, otherwise panels are strong & intact; Text block has slight shelf wear due to handling with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 154. French language. Aisle 7.
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.
New York: Knickerbocker Press/G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo.; 416 pp., with 2-page advertisement unpaginated; G+; green cloth-covered spine and boards with gilt lettering; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spine (faded to brown); rubbing to spine that partly obscures first letter "T" in title; bumping and fraying to corners; mild rubbing to edges of boards; gilt top with scratching and fading, staining to bottom edge of text-block; mild soiling to white endpapers, incl. fingerprint mark towards bottom right-hand corner of front free endpaper; ex libris bookplate to top left-hand corner of front paste-down, label from previous bookseller to bottom right-hand corner of front paste-down adjacent to hinge; frontispiece protected by tissue guard; multiple pages uncut; staining toward bottom corners of pp. 322-323; shelved Case 9.
Rome: Casa Editrice Selecta, 1928. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Tan spine with small red text; Covers age toned, spine darker from age, spine and covers have some fraying at edges (esp. spine), back cover a tiny closed tear on outer edge, spine's upper corners chipped, covers and spine have occasional light crease, some rubbing, and some scuffs and smudges, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, half title and title page have some separation at hinge but both well connected at binding, interior clean; 320 pp.
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.
Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider Editore, 1994. Quarto; VG/VG paperback w/DJ; White spine with black text; Dustjacket has occasional light edge wear and occasional light rubbing to glossy surface, inside of DJ has pieces of scotch tape across top and bottom of spine; Covers have minimal edge wear, spine a light reading crease, also a few small and light surface creases at head and tail and few tiny flecks near bottom left, back cover has a very light crease in bottom left corner, book's binding is strong; Textblock interior clean; 183 pp. text, approx. 100 pp. illustrations and a few pp. plates in rear.
Le Coteau - Roanne: Editions Horvath, 1982. Text in French; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with tan spine label and black text; Rebound in hardcover w/original covers glued to pastedowns (front cover glued to back pastedown, back cover to front pastedown). Original covers have some edge wear. Book's boards are straight and strong. Spine label peeled up slightly in lower left corner. Book's binding is strong; Textblock very lightly age toned, interior clean; 505 pp.
Paris: 1903. Name of publisher not indicated; Text in French; Thin octavo; VG-/no-DJ; 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.
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.
Oxford: The Beazley Archive and Archaeopress, 2002. Large quarto; VG/VG; Black and tan spine with white text; Dustjacket VG w/occasional light rubbing to glossy surface; Boards strong, bottom edge of front board has one tiny indent, front pastedown has a very small, thin open tear near top right corner, book's binding is strong; Textblock interior clean; 345 pp. text, 86 pp. plates.
American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1940. Thin quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with black spine label and gilded text; Rebound in hardcover w/original paperback front cover glued on, this pb cover is lightly frayed in upper right and has a few small scuffs and smudges, boards straight and strong w/some light edge wear and rubbing, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, head edge has small damp mark, interior clean; 91 pp.