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A Land Called Crete:  Photographs of Minoan and Mycenaean Art from American and European Public and Private Collections
1 A Land Called Crete: Photographs of Minoan and Mycenaean Art from American and European Public and Private Collections
Northampton, MA Smith College Museum of Art 1967 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers very lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Catalogue from an exhibition organized by the Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, held October 6-November 19, 1967. Preface by Charles Chetham. Introductory biography of archaeologist Harriet Boyd Hawes, a Smith College alumnus and professor who led many excavations in Crete in the 1900s. Many black and white photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ancient Greek Vases Formerly in the Private Collection of Dr. Elie Borowski
2 Ancient Greek Vases Formerly in the Private Collection of Dr. Elie Borowski
NY Christie's 2000 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed. 
Auction catalog for June 12, 2000. Numerous color photos. Bibliography. Descriptions and provenance of 157 ancient Greek vases. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 167 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Athenian Citizen
3 The Athenian Citizen
Princeton, NJ American School of Classical Studies At Athens 1960. (Excavations of the Athenian Agora) 1960 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. 
Green wraps. Many photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Tragedies of Aeschylus:, Aeschylus; Buckley, Theodore Alois (translator)
4 Aeschylus; Buckley, Theodore Alois (translator) The Tragedies of Aeschylus:
Vietnam Harper and Brothers 1859 Later Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and scuffed, foxing throughout, liftoff scars on endpapers. 
Literally Translated, with Critical and Illustrative Notes, and an Introduction, by Theodore Alois Buckley. "To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the New Readings of Hermann's Posthumous Edition" translated and considered by George Burges. Gray blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. xx, 394 pp + 12 pp of publisher's ads at rear. ; Harper's New Classical Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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La Divination Chez Les Aztlantes:  Traduction Et Commentaire Du Codex Borbonicus, Andre-Bonnet, Leonard
5 Andre-Bonnet, Leonard La Divination Chez Les Aztlantes: Traduction Et Commentaire Du Codex Borbonicus
Paris Editions Adyar 1950 Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Wraps toned, one inch loss to wraps at tail, binding starting to separate from spine. 
Many photos, folding illustrations. Text in French. An examination of the 16th century "Codex Borbonicus", which was used by Aztec priests for divination and horoscopes. ; 181 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Politics and Poetics, Aristotle
6 Aristotle Politics and Poetics
Norwalk, CT Easton Press Leather Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Leonard Baskin 
Translated by Benjamin Jowett and S. H. Butcher. Introduction by Horace M. Kallen. 16 plates by Leonard Baskin. Navy cloth decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Tan moire endpapers, silk ribbon marker, blank Easton Press bookplate laid in. xxi, 331 pp. ; The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Cornelius Nepos:   With Answered Questions, and Imitative Exercises, Arnold, Thomas Kerchever
7 Arnold, Thomas Kerchever Cornelius Nepos: With Answered Questions, and Imitative Exercises
NY D. Appleton 1850 Later Printing Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner name and bookseller's ticket on front endpapers, foxing to first and last several pages. Title page and several pages coming loose at binding. 
In Latin and English. Brown cloth binding. Several pages of publisher's ads at rear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 395 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Sea-Kings of Crete, Baikie, James
8 Baikie, James The Sea-Kings of Crete
Edinburgh A. & C. Black, Ltd. 1920 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good; Spine sunned, boards rubbed. 
Handsome blue cloth binding with yellow stylized octopus and Minoan designs on front boards and spine. Many illustrations and black and white photos. ; 276 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Greek Sculpture and Painting to the End of the Hellenistic Period, Beazley, J. D; Ashmole, B.
9 Beazley, J. D; Ashmole, B. Greek Sculpture and Painting to the End of the Hellenistic Period
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 1966 Later Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, jacket flaps glued to endpapers, rear free endpaper removed. Penciled underlining throughout. Jp 
Bibliography, 248 black and white reproductions. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 111 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Landmarks of the Deccan:  A Comprehensive Guide to the Archaeological Remains of the City and Suburbs of Hyderabad, Bilgrami, Syed Ali Asgar
10 Bilgrami, Syed Ali Asgar Landmarks of the Deccan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Archaeological Remains of the City and Suburbs of Hyderabad
Hyderabad-Deccan Government Central Press 1927 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket; Silverfish damage to covers and front inner joint, boards worn, pages toned, backstrip split. 
Blue cloth binding. Index, many black and white photos and illustrations. ; 226 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Commentaries of Caesar on the Gallic War, Caesar
11 Caesar Commentaries of Caesar on the Gallic War
Philadelphia David McKay Company, Inc. 1964 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket soiled and tattered, boards rubbed. 
Blue boards. ; Classic Interlinear Translations; 484 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Mycenaean World, Chadwick, John
12 Chadwick, John The Mycenaean World
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1977 0521210771 / 9780521210775 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered. 
Many illustrations and photos. ; 201 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Breaking the Maya Code, Coe, Michael D.
13 Coe, Michael D. Breaking the Maya Code
NY Thames and Hudson 1992 0500050619 / 9780500050613 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shelfworn. 
112 illustrations. Further reading, index, notes. ; 304 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Glozel: O Mare Afacere Arheologica, Constantinescu-Iasi, P.
14 Constantinescu-Iasi, P. Glozel: O Mare Afacere Arheologica
Chisinau Tipografia Eparhiala Cartea Romaneasca 1929 Softcover Fair; Covers chipped, brittle and soiled, pages toned. 
Text in Romanian. Several illustrations. An analysis by the Romanian historian of some of the many artifacts found at the Glozel site in France which were first unearthed by a cowherd and further excavated by various individuals. The authenticity of the Glozel artifacts later were subject to intense scholarly disputation. Four copies located in WorldCat, only one of which resides in the U. S at Stanford University. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 65 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Great Pyramids of Giza, d'Hooghe, Alain; Bruwier, Marie-Cecile
15 d'Hooghe, Alain; Bruwier, Marie-Cecile The Great Pyramids of Giza
Paris Vilo Publishing 1996 2845760086 / 9782845760080 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good; Boards and jacket rubbed. 
Glossary, index of names. A history of the Great Pyramids, their symbolism, pyramidology, literary references, Egyptology, and other aspects, as well as a history of photography, as seen through various historical images of these ancient structures. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 187 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Moche Art of Peru: Pre-Columbia Symbolic Communication, Dornan, Christopher B.
16 Dornan, Christopher B. Moche Art of Peru: Pre-Columbia Symbolic Communication
Los Angeles, CA Museum of Cultural History, University of California 1979 Second Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly worn, spine creased and worn. 
274 illustrations. Sources of illustrations, bibliography, notes. A catalogue to an exhibition organized by the Museum of Cultural History and exhibited there in 1978. It later traveled to The Heard Museum, in Phoenix and The Denver Art Museum. The Moche people predated the Inca Empire by over a thousand years, living along the Pacific coast of northern Peru. This catalogue features pottery and stone eating utensils and vessels, ceramic bottles, animal and human statues, often with enormous phalli, jewelry and other highly decorative items. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 205 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Exhibition of Ancient Greek Art from the N. P. Goulandris Collection, June - November 1978, Doumas, Christos; Marangou, Lila
17 Doumas, Christos; Marangou, Lila Exhibition of Ancient Greek Art from the N. P. Goulandris Collection, June - November 1978
Athens Benaki Museum 1978 Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers creased and scuffed. 
Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Printed on glossy stock. Sculpture, pottery, vases, jewelry and other art from ancient Greece and the Cycladic civilization. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 334 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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18 Ediger, Donald The Well of Sacrifice
Garden City, NY Doubleday and Company 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on front flyleaf, corners rounded, jacket lightly tattered. 
"An account of the expedition to recover the lost Mayan treasures of Chichen Itza." Many photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Art of the Avars, Erdelyi, Istvan
19 Erdelyi, Istvan The Art of the Avars
Budapest, Hungary Corvina Press 1966 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Label liftoff on front pastedown, jacket lightly tattered. 
Brown cloth binding. Translated by Lili Halapy. 69 pages of text followed by 60 black and white and color photos of Avar artwork, largely jewelry. Map endpapers. The Avars were nomadic Eurasians who eventually settled in lands that largely make up modern day Hungary by the end of the sixth century A. D. Most of the Avar artifacts reside in Hungarian museums, and this book describes these pendants, belt buckles, strap ends, harness ornaments, ear-rings, stirrups, and other decorative items. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Saint Catherine's Monastery, Sinai, Egypt:  A Photographic Essay, Evans, Helen C.
20 Evans, Helen C. Saint Catherine's Monastery, Sinai, Egypt: A Photographic Essay
New York and New Haven The Metropolitan Museum of Art/ Yale University Press 2004 1588391094 / 9781588391094 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hint of rubbing to jacket. 
Photographic essay by Bruce White. Introduction by Archbishop Daminanos of Sinai. Preface by Philippe de Montebello. Bibliography. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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