Ancient History/Classical Studies
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Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. vivid electric blue HC spine with stamped silver titling from head to foot. an excellent copy, in solid form and an even bright blue hue across the unmarked boards with sharp corners. prior owner's signature on left fep. includes 5 maps on crisp sheets, solidly bound, hinges sealed and outer edges unblemished. 257 pp. ISBN# 0806122781.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
Basilaea: Froben, 1549. 4to., 518pp.; VG; spine brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; later brown leather boards with double-ruled borders, recent professional rebacking with new spine; general wear to boards; bookplate on front pastedown, partially torn off; small two line ink inscription on title page, dated 1589; printer's device on title page; verso of final leaf; complete collation: AA⁴, a-z⁶, A-T⁶, V⁸, A-B⁸, BB-CC⁶ DD⁸ (DD⁸, V⁸ blank); NM consignment; shelved case 4.
London: Rodwell and Martin, 1819. First Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full paneled polished calf, paneled spine with gilt, green label with gilt; front board of volume 1 rebacked; mild rubbing and wear to boards; spines have mild cracking, some chipping to heads and tails; bookplate to front pastedowns; With 33 engravings on copper in volume 1, including a fold-out map of Greece and two colored plates, 34 in volume 2; With 35 engravings on wood in text in volume 1, 13 in volume 2; scarce; shelved case 9.
London: Jacob Tonson, 1701. First edition. Thick, tall quarto rebound in light brown leather; VG; six-bands embossed spine with heavy gilt and gold letters; high quality rebound; minimal soiling; slight fraying on bottom spine; blue moire end pages; gilt edges; previous owner's name on first title page; original paper in good condition; each book has a dedication page; rare and in good condition; shelved in Case #7; please contact us for shipping costs.
Lyon: Guilliaume Rouille, 1581. Quarto; vg+/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and six raised bands; expertly rebacked; quarter-bound with brown cloth boards; 2 parts, separately titled; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; letterpress texture; ex libris, signature, title page, ancient hand; varied foxing, mild general toning; illus, title pages with heraldic devices; enlarged chapter capital letters, 5 full woodcut plates, 42 smaller woodcut figures, 554 medallions [annotated catalog of ancient coin collection]; first pages, light water staining, tail-edge corner; --v1, 339 pp., 56 pp., index; --v2, "Castrametation," 154 pp.; 9 pp., index; 41 full page military plates; 2 small woodcuts; some internal closed tears without loss; Roman Baths, 3 full plates and 3 small woodcuts; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved in Case #4. (Spine brown leather with title labeled "Religion des Romains").
London: Faber and Faber, 1958. First Edition. Octavo; pp 208; VG-/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has moderately sunned exterior, mostly to spine, some toning to edges, price clipped flap; cloth has light sunning to exterior, some wear to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with orange label, faded white and brown text. DJ has wear, small open and closed tear on edges, tape repair on front by previous owner, age toned spine; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 205.
Bristol: Bristol Classical Press, 1981. Octavo; Reprint, first published by Oxford University Press, 1967; VG; Paperback; Spine, orange with black print; Cover is clean and bright, vendor label on front; Text block has slight spotting on top edge, clean text; Text in ancient Greek, commentary in English; xxxiv, 179 pages.
New York: Vantage Press, 1980. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with brown print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, slight tears at spine tail, smudging, spotting; Boards in black cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, spotting, smudging; Text block has slight spotting on edges, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; xiii, 112 pages, illustrated.
London: Robert Hale, 1964. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is red with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, some age toning and material loss around the edges of recto and verso, foxing to verso, small scratches and smudges, cover design is clear; Boards have general edge wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning and foxing to edges, content is clear; 272.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. Large Octavo; pp 399; G/G-; gray pictorial spine with blue text; full title: The Rape of the Nile: Tomb Robbers, Tourists, and Archaeologists in Egypt; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine; minor chips to corners; some staining inside dj; previous bookshop's sticker residue to front; light sunning to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior; light dampstaining to tail edge; strong boards; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated.
Oxford, UK and New York: Osprey Publishing, 2007. First UK Edition. Large Octavo; pp 320; VG/VG; pale yellow spine with blue text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Madrid: EDAF, 1989. Text in Spanish; Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Blue spine with white and grey text. Covers have general shelf wear, fraying to corners, rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has foxing to fore edge and front/rear free end papers, age toned, signature of previous owner on front free end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 222.
Cambridge and London: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1983. Octavo; VG-/G; Blue spine with red text; Dust jacket has small tear at front head edge as well as other minor edge wear; Cloth has slight wear on exterior edges but panels are unmarked, strong and intact; Text block shows some slight shelf wear due to handling with clean, tightly bound pages; pp 720.
New York and Washington: Praeger Publishers, Inc., 1970. Octavo; pp 473; G+/G; greenish gray spine with red text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to front; small chip to rear head edge; price clipped flap; cloth has light wear to exterior; minor rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; good tight binding.
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.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has slight tears to spine ends, toning to spine, minor stray marks to front and rear, slight shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, cocked spine, mild wear to spine caps; Text block has pencil annotations through page 91, else clean and tight; xxiv, 317 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1982. Octavo; pp 325; G/G-; gray pictorial spine with black and blue text; dust jacket shows chip to front head edge; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
Milano: Federico Motta Editore, 1998. Oblong quarto; pp 105; VG-/G; gray spine with red text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; some chipping to corners; cloth has light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Italian text.
Jerusalem: The Open University of Israel, 2009. Text in English and Hebrew; Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Spine is picture of a beach side with grey clouds and grey text in Hebrew, with white label and pen marking of the title on it; Covers have general shelf wear, light rubbing to edges, fraying to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 401.
New York: R. Worthington. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; G-; Brown Spine with Gilt Text and Tooling; Spine is cocked. Rubbing on corners and edges; Text block age toned. Damp staining on each page. Foxing on end papers. Binding partially detached from text block, exposing mull. Spine cocked. Otherwise clean. Text and illustration legible and clear. Most pages are blank spaces between plates, punctuated with text describing each plate. Additional cost for items designated for expedited/international shipping, or for any items too large or heavy (over 4 Lbs) for Economy shipping. Please contact shipping department for details.
Oxford, England: Basil Blackwell, 1975. Second Impression. Octavo; pp 164; VG-/VG-; black/brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, previous bookshop price sticker to front flap; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Engomi, Cyprus: Demetrakis Christophorou, 1993. Second English Edition. Quarto; VG/missing-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear; Textblock clean, handful of pages creased at top of spine edge, likely due to publishing/printing error; pp 268. Missing DJ.
New York: Harper & Brothers, c. 1890's. Octavos, 6 volumes; VG-; bound in half tan calf, marbled boards and endpapers, paneled spines with burgundy and green labels and gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt; some rubbing and scuffing, primarily to spines and corners; stain to lower gutter of volume 1 frontispiece; name of previous owner on sfep; shelved above political science.
London: Folio Society, 2000. Special Folio Society Edition [Eleventh Printing]. Octavo; VG/VG Slipcase [No Jackets]; White, red and blue spines with gilt lettering; 8 Volumes housed in 2 red slipcases; Boards and covers are straight and with light rubbing to some covers and spines; Bindings are strong; Text blocks are pristine; 8 Volumes. Shelved in Folio Society.
New York: Plenum Press, 1988. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with white print; Boards in illustrated paper with white print, bumps and wear to corners and spine caps and bottom edges, creasing to spine hinge, mild spotting/shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; “Based on the Proceedings of a Society for American Archaeology symposium on Demography, Production, and Exchange in the Evolution of Complex Social Organization in Late Prehistoric Europe, held May 9, 1987, in Toronto, Canada”; xii, 234.
Geneva: Les Editions Nagel, 1971. Quarto; pp 230; VG-/G-; ivory spine with black text; gray slipcase shows lightly age toned edges; panels intact; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; dark green cloth with gilt text; text block has light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; French text; arts - Ancient; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1853. Thirty-fifth American edition. Octavo; Thirty-fifth American, from the nineteenth English edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards quarter bound with black leather to spine and black cloth to boards, bumped corners, wear to spine caps and leather hinges, wear to edges, blemishes, shelfwear; Text block has foxing to endpapers and throughout, pencil notations to endpapers, rear flyleaf torn out, cracked hinges front and rear, small amount of pencil and pen notation throughout, red ribbon marker; 379 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Philadelphia: Grigg & Wlliot, 1844. Revised and corrected. 12mo; Revised and corrected; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather, tearing along front hinge, tattering to spine caps, worn corners, scuffing to edges; Text block has pencil doodle on front pastedown, foxing to endpapers and pages, significant age-toning to paper; 322 pages.
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1968. Octavo; pp 347; G/G; black/white pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight sun ageing to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; interior clean; good condition;.
London: The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, 1974. Ninth Impression. Small quarto; pp 500; VG-/G; light pink spine with orange and brown text; dust jacket has moderate to edges; slight wear to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, mostly to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
London: Weindefeld And Nicolson, 1970. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover; black and white text on green spine; head and tail of the spine are slightly rubbed; dust jacket has an about an 1'' open tear at the rear; front dust jacket has minor scratches and a strip of wax-like stain in front edge; boards are minimally edge-worn but clean and strong; text block is moderately age-toned but legible; 326p.
London: Rollin and Feuardent, 1887. First Edition. Octavo; pp 132; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has some moderate wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; blind-stamped borders to boards; gilt text to front; strong boards; text block shows moderate foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight toning to interior edges; cracking to pp 48-49; illustrated with six plates.
Paris: La Renassiance Du Livre, 1925. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine tan w/brown label gold txt, some fading on spine, minor wear all around; boards firm, sticker on inside frnt page, otherwise clean; binding loosening at hinges otherwise functional, strong; pages have very little wear, chipping at txt block, discoloration due to age, otherwise in very good cond. as is. 503pp +16 prints.
Greenwich: New York Graphic Society Ltd., 1968. First Editon. Quarto; VG+/VG; white spine, black text; dust jacket has minor shelfwear, soiling; boards strong, clean aside from return label sticker on inside cover; text block clean; 223pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Louvain: Publications Universitaires, Institut Orientaliste, 1963. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has slight tear at bottom of spine, edgewear, peripheral tanning; Boards in light grey cloth without print, slight wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; Includes Arabic texts and English translations; xlvi, 124 pages, frontispiece, “with 10 figures in the text and thirty-three plates”.