Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1981. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is white with black print, illustration, light edgewear, light smudging/shelfwear, mailing label on front; Text block clean and tight; 35 pages, illustrated (b&w, some color). NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Oversized Ephemera Case.
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Edinburgh: Ballantyne and co., 1831. Long Octavo, 442 pages. In Good minus condition. Spine is brown with gilt lettering and brown tape along the bottom and top. Boards have rubbing, chipping, shelf wear, and bumping to corners. Text block has the first front end paper to the page before page 1 loose from binding, three library stickers on the front paste down, some pencil writing on the end papers, and a small memo paper paperclipped to the first front end paper. NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
Lund: C.W.E. Gleerup, 1932. Quarto; G; Hardcover; Spine, black with black print on white banner; Boards half bound with black cloth to spine and corners and grey paper to boards, light shelfwear to paper on front, else clean and strong; Text block has deckle edges, series title page and plate at p. 168 beginning to separate from binding, else clean and tight; Untranslated essays in Italian, English, German, French; 276 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Lovanii: Apud Hieronymum Wellaeum, 1566. 193 numbered leaves (386 pp.). Text in Latin. Small octavo in an early vellum binding. Cropping to handwritten marginalia indicates that the volume has been rebound at least once. Condition: Very Good. The vellum is somewhat soiled and the boards slightly warped. Minor insect damage to spine. The pastedowns have torn in several places due to shrinking vellum, but the binding is overall very tight. There are some pencilled notes on endpapers and in margins and ink marginalia throughout the body of the text. The interior is age-toned. Dimensions 4 x 5.875 x 1.125 inches. Shelved case 3.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Large Octavo; unpaginated; VG; brown spine with black and silver text; illustrated slipcase shows light sunning to exterior head edge; minor wear to corners; no jacket; cloth has little wear to exterior; mild rubbing to corners; decorative panels with text and illustrations; strong boards; text block has mild tone to front endpapers at edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; good looking book; text in Chinese and English;.
Washington, D.C. Dumbarton Oaks, 1967. Octavo; pp 125; G/paperback; sunned blue spine with black text; covers have some sunning towards exterior edges; minor chips to spine edges; intact panels; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; tight binding; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; previous owner's name to first endpaper; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Athens: Ekdoseis tou Phoinika, 2007. Quarto (oblong); VG; Paperback; Portfolio spine, cream without print; Book contained in cream portfolio with pastedown image of book cover on front, clean and strong but for light smudge to front; Book cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 26 pages + 70 plates (some color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #5.
Kyoto: Minomi Co., 1981. Limited edition. Two volumes. Edition limited to 2,000 copies. Quartos: 25 pages + 201 color plates; 6 pages + 202 color plates. Very good/ Very good. One volume with blue dust jacket spine with gold lettering; one volume with pink dust jacket spine with gold lettering. Both volumes housed in pictorial slip cases with cracking to tops and bottoms of both cases. Dust jackets very lightly worn with sunned spines; Bindings lightly discolored at heads and tails of spines; Text blocks clean. Text in Japanese, Chinese, and English. SH consignment. This is an oversized item which may require additional postage; please inquire for rates.
n. p. Oklahoma Anthropological Society, 1954-1955. Large Octavo; unpaginated; fair; tan/black and copper metal spine without text; no jacket; HC binding; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior; some rubbing wear to corners; sticker to front; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; plate to front pastedown; occasional pencil inside as margin notes and underlining; light foxing inside; one or two chips to edges; lightly illustrated;.
Milan: Electa, 2000. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, brown with white print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block has name in ink on title page, else clean and tight; At head of title: Ministero per i Beni e le Attivita Culturali, Soprintendenza Archeologica di Roma; Text in English; 91 pages, illustrated (color).
Lipsiae/Leipzig: Sumtibus et Typis Caroli Tauchnitii, 1848. 12mo; VG- hardcovers; vellum spines with gilt text to black bars; gilt design to spines; 6 volumes; boards show slight soiling to exteriors, light wear to edges, sunned spines; text blocks have some toning to exterior edges, shadow toning endpapers; light staining to fore edges; interiors clean; Latin text NOTE: Shelved in book case next to front desk.
Toledo: Imprime Grafitol, S.L., 1988. Octavo; pp 312; G/paperback; creamy beige spine with red text; covers have slight soiling to exterior; creased front corner; lightly toned exterior; slight bending toward top edge; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; illustrated; slight pencil inside; text in Spanish;.
Egypt: 1923. Wonderful Type I photograph capturing the discovery and packing/removal of the "Sacred Cow" from tomb of King Tut in 1923 Photo measures 8 1/2" x 6 1/2" and stamped by International News on back. Complete with letter of authenticity from RMY Auctions Photo has edge-wear, bumping to corners, and creasing; 1 1/2" partial tear along crease (Photo 4); possible water damage (wrinkling evident at edges) CX Consign. shelved case 0.
München: Museumspädagogisches Zentrum, 1988. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, green without print; Cover has slight edgewear, light shelfwear on rear, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; “Begleitheft des Museumspädagogischen Zentrums München für Lehrer, Eltern und Erzieher anläßlich der gemeinsamen Landesausstellung des Freistaats Bayern und des Landes Salzburg”— title page; text in German; 159 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., c. 1850. Octavo, 308 pages; VG; bound in full red straight-grain morocco by Bayntun, gilt border, paneled spine with gilt titling, lower label detached; mild wear and rubbing; all edges gilt; gilt turn-ins, marbled endpaper; original wraps bound in rear; with 10 colored plates; interior clean; shelved case 12.
Washington, D.C. The Catholic University of America Press, Inc., 1963. Quarto; VG-/paperback; 1/4 bound green spine without text; stiff board exterior panels shows mild toning toward edges; intact binding; some spotting to spine; black lettering to front; text block exterior edges have light tone; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 76.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1957. Octavo; VG-/Fair; brown spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket has sunned exterior; several chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth shows mild sunning to edges; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges have light toning; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; ex-library markings to copyright page; interior clean; ex-library sticker to rear endpaper; illustrated; pp 109.
London: Jacob Tonson, 1721. First Edition. Quartos, 4 volume; VG; newly rebacked in briwn leather, paneled spines with green morocco labels, gilt titling, contemporary boards preserved; moderate fraying and shelf wear on boards; original paper age-toned, slightly wobbly, with moderate discoloration or foxing; vol. 1 contains six plates of sets of medals illustrated by the ancient poets; vol. 4 title page and first page repaired and creased at bottom right; in good condition; GP consignment; shelved above US Bios.
Londini: Black, Young et Young, 1830. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, wear to spine caps, corners, and hinges with long tear to rear hinge, light rubbing to paper; Text block has has gilt top edge, marbled endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, light foxing to initial and final pages, else clean and tight; Preface in Latin, text in Ancient Greek; xxxi, 766, 162 pages.
Citta del Vaticano: Edizioni Musei Vaticani, 2014. Small Quarto; pp 74; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has only mild wear to exterior; light edge wear; exterior clean; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Arabic and English text;.
Ankara: Turk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi, 1978. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Brown spines with black spine labels and gilded text, labels read "Xth Congress Ankara-Izmir 1973"; Rebound in hardcover with original paperback front covers inside, paperback covers have light edge wear and rubbing and a few small creases, boards are straight and strong, bindings strong; Textblocks very lightly age toned, interiors clean; Vol. I: pp. 1 - 590, Vol. II: pp. 593 - 1198, Vol. III: 360 pp. plates; Texts in English, German, French, and Italian. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Berkeley: University Of California Press, 1977. First Edition. Octavo, xii, 276 pages. In Very Good minus condition, with a Good plus dust jacket. Dust jacket spine is tan with brown lettering. Moderate plus chipping to head of dust jacket spine as well as top edges, small closed tear at front near bottom edge, light age toning overall. Boards bound in red cloth with black lettering. Light rubbing to corners and tail of spine, light shelfwear overall. Textblock clean with no markings.
Vercelli, Italy: White Star Publishers, 2001. First Edition, Second Printing. Tall quarto; 295 pages; VG/VG; spine black with gold and white text; dust jacket protected with mylar; housed in a VG black cloth and printed paper slipcase, mild shelfwear to spine and slipcase; textblock clean; full color photographs throughout; shelved front table.
Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada, 1957. 12mo; Fair+; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, blue with black print on white banner, number in ink at top; Boards in blue paper with black print, wear to spine caps and corners, stain on front, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has library stamp and number in ink on front endpapers, else clean and tight; “… for the student in Grade nine or ten”— introduction; viii, 154 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1962. Octavo; ©1961, Reprinted 1962; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with black print; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in green cloth, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has brown tinted top edge, tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 267 pages, illustrated with “82 photographs, 50 line drawings, 8 tables, and 2 maps” (b&w).
Padova: Editrice Antenore. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, cream without print; Cover has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text in Italian and Latin; “Estratto da Italia Medioevale e Umanistica XXII (19179)”; paged 124-169. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #4.
Peshawar, Pakistan: Directorate of Archaeology of Museums, 2004. First Edition [Presumed]. Quarto; VG- Paperback; Blue spine with white lettering; Cover shows some rubbing front and rear, bumping to upper edge of spine and corners are slightly bent; Binding is sturdy; Previous owner's name inked on first page, text block is otherwise clean; 258 pp.
London: J. Johnson, W. J. and J. Richardson, T. Payne, and others, 1806. Fourth Edition. Quarto, 122 pages, 38 maps; VG; bound in contemporary 3/4 calf, paneled spine with gilt titling, gilt and blind stamping; newly rebacked with spine preserved; marbled boards, text block, endpapers; 3 bookplates to front pastedown; plate 1 not present as issued, 38 plates present, one folding; plates 2, 7, 11, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, with some color borders or roads; MW consignment; shelved case 9.
Philadelphia: Hugh Maxwell, 1804. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, brown leather with gold print; Boards are three-quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, mild scuffing and wear to leather with slight surface tears at front hinge and corners, slight staining to front top edge, slight shelfwear to paper; Text block has red-speckled edges, cracked font hinge, stains to front endpapers and title page, top portion of dedication page torn away, foxing throughout, initialed in ink on verso of title page; Poetry incorrectly attributed to Anacreon; xvi, 301 pages, frontispieces (ports.).
Athens: Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, 2014. First Edition. Quarto, 448 pages. In Very Good condition with Very Good Dust jacket. Off white spine with dark brown text. Dust jacket is protected by mylar covering and has mild edge wear. Boards show slight bumping to corners. Shelved Front Table Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London: Oxford University Press, 1948. First edition. Text volume (Vol. 1) only. Folio: xxxiv, 128 pages + 4 black and white plates, one of which is folding. Good+. Quarter-bound in blue cloth with black lettering to spine and blue paper-covered boards. Light+ bumping and rubbing to edges and corners of boards; hinges cracked; text block very lightly age-toned. Price stamp to rear paste down. SH consignment. This is an oversized item which may require additional postage; please inquire for rates.
Athens: Ekdotike Athenon S.A., 1989. Quarto, 244 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Spine blue with white lettering. Dust jacket has mild wear with slight rubbing wear to the edges and lightly age toned flaps. Boards have extremely light wear and minimal wear to the edges. Text block has extremely light toning with minor wear interiorly. Profusely illustrated.
[Venice: Paulus Manutius]: Aeneas Vicus Parm. F., 1554. Second Edition. Small quarto (8.5 x 5.875 inches; 227 x 150 mm).  leaves (letterpress and engravings interleaved): letterpress comprising 1 leaf with two addresses to the reader by Antonio Zantani (1509-1576) and 11 (of 12) leaves of biographical sketches, all with historiated woodcut initials, and 16 leaves index (signed A-D4); engravings comprising the engraved title within an architectural border, 12 pages of engraved cartouches with portraits of the emperors and details of their persons, and 65 (of 72) pages of engravings of coins and medals, all drawn and engraved by Enea Vico (1523-1567). The engravings are partly printed on both sides. This copy is lacking the biographical sketch for Claudius (1 leaf), and seven pages of engravings (on four leaves) of coins and medals for Domitianus. Early calf, quite worn, and suffering from red rot. The joints are cracked and the upper portion of the spine is missing. The engraved title is soiled and creased, strengthened on the verso at the outer edge, and mounted on a stub. A few additional leaves are mounted on stubs, and a few have been strengthened at the outer edge. Light to moderate foxing and browning, dampstaining to the lower portion of the text block, minor worming to the lower blank margin of about ten leaves. Shelved in Case 3.
Athens: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club by Aspioti-Elka Graphic Arts Co, 1957. Limited edition 975/1500. Quarto, xvii, 307 pages. In Fair condition with a Fair slipcase. Slipcase is in red paper with title label on rear panel, split edge on top, partially split edge on bottom, edge wear, shelf wear. Spine is grey with red and black print. Boards in grey cloth with red and black print. Light wear to spine caps. Text block has cracked hinges. Illustrations: b&w and 2-color drawings. Greek and English on facing pages. Signed in ink by illustrator on limited edition page. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Como: Edizioni New Press, 1998. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, brown with black print; Cover is clean and bright but for mild crease to rear top corner; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Text in Greek and Italian on facing pages, commentary/notes in Italian; 270 pages.
London: J. Tonson, 1727. First Edition. Quarto, 325 pages. In Very Good condition. Full brown leather boards, re-backed with modern paneled light brown leather, burgundy label with gilt lettering. Gilt leaf to each other panel. Boards have single gilt roll to border, and single gilt roll to board edges. Moderate wear and rubbing. All 18 plates of tables present, including one fold-out. Textblock dyed red. Interior clean. Wide margins. TB consignment. Shelved in Case 3.
Beijing: Cultural Relics Publishing House, 2000. Octavo: 449 pages + XCVI pages of black and white photographic plates, with numerous black and white illustrations throughout text. Very good+. Light green spine with blue and grey titling in Chinese. Binding lightly bumped and marked with price sticker still on rear board; text block lightly age-toned. Text in Chinese with English abstract. SH consignment.
Tokyo: Heibonsha Limited, 1986. Large octavo:  pages, 225 color plates, 170-302,  pages. Near fine in Very good+ slip case. Tan linen spine with gilt titling in Chinese. Slip case very slightly bumped at edges and corners; Binding and text block clean and bright. Text in Japanese with limited English. SH consignment.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1960. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 424 pages; VG/VG; spine gray, with brown lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; price uncut '$5.95'; pages clean; shelved Classics.
München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1968. Octavo; Facsimile of edition published by Gaspar Stainhofer, Vienna, 1570; VG; Hardcover; Spine, grey with black print; Boards in grey cloth, clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to fore edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Greek text divided into parts, each followed by a summary, translation and commentary in Italian; 385 pages.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. 1997 Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 2 vols.; VG/VG; spines navy, with white lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to corners of flap folds; previous owner's bookplate at front pastedown of vol. 1; text in Classical Greek, with extensive English annotation and Bekker numbering; pages clean; shelved above Homer/Virgil.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, stain to top portion of spine, scratches, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges and endpapers, mild bump to top corner, else clean and tight; xii, 374 pages.
Bordeaux, France: 1570. Thick quarto in light brown, embossed hardcovers and spine; condition: Good; covers show substantial fraying and small tears on edges; open gutter at front; binding strong, but title and first pages loose; long inscriptions on end pages and title page, dated 1575; occasional marginalia; paper faded and slightly wavy; pp. 594; in Latin; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1975-1978. English edition. Quarto; 4 volumes; English edition; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spines, variously colored with white print; DJs have slight edgewear, light shelfwear, price-clipped, else clean and bright; Boards in tan cloth with yellow print, slight toning to top edge, else clean and strong; Text blocks have spotting to edges, else clean and tight; Illustrated (b&w and color); CONTENTS: Vol. I (1975; ISBN 0132751151) 339 pages — Vol. II (1976; ISBN 0132751232) paged 345-647 — Vol. III (1977; ISBN 0132751313) paged 653-931 — Vol. IV (1978; ISBN 0132751496) paged 936-1237. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Roma: Vision S.r.l. & Dorot Avar Ltd, 1998. Oblong octavo; pp 75; G+/paperback; red spine with white text; covers show some wear to exterior; exterior wrap covers spiral binding; illustrated mylar panel overlays soft front cover and several plates inside; minor rubbing to edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustration; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #4.