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Image for Sancti Cæcilii Cypriani Opera / Recognita & Illustrata Per Joannem Oxoniensem Episcopum. Accedunt Annales Cyprianici, Sive Tredecim Annorum, Quibus S. Cyprianus Inter Christianos Versatus Est, Brevis Historia Chronologice Delineata Per Joannem Cestriensem

Sancti Cæcilii Cypriani Opera / Recognita & Illustrata Per Joannem Oxoniensem Episcopum. Accedunt Annales Cyprianici, Sive Tredecim Annorum, Quibus S. Cyprianus Inter Christianos Versatus Est, Brevis Historia Chronologice Delineata Per Joannem Cestriensem

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Oxonii : E Theatro Sheldoniano, Anno MDCLXXXII: 1682-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-139


Leather, Written in Latin. Large folio that measures 15" by 9 1/2" by 2 1/2". Leather cover is detached from front cover board. Back leather is coming off. Leather is chipped, scuffed and rubbed. Splits on outer gutters of spine. Corners and edges worn. Corners bumped. Endpapers detached, have tanning on edges, insect holes and foxing. Stains on a few pages but overall clean. Some foxing. Pages yellowed but not brittle. Frontis of St. Cyprian is missing a large piece ... View more info

The ACROPOLIS and it's Museum 1979 Athens, Greece SC 122 Illustrated

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Clio - Athens: 1979-01-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1803


Slight rubbing to the covers. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.In ancient Greece which was divided into innumerable city-states, each of these had its own acropolis, a naturally fortified hill, reinforced with ramparts, used in cases of emergency as the ultimate refuge for the inhabitants of the region The most famous of these and rightly so, was the Acropolis of Athens, which, in time, also monopolized the meaning of the word. View more info

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Basilica S. S. Udalrici et Afrae Augustae Vindelicorum. Historice descripta atq aeneis figuris illustrata

By: Bernardo Hertfelder

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: Augustae Vindelicorum Augsburg: 1627-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: c15-1-8


1627 First Edition. Contemporary full vellum. Quarto. pp[viii], 191. Title page nine plates (most folding) and 51 headpieces engraved in copper by Wolf Kilian after Matthias Kager. Light stains. Two early library stamps on title page. Covers slightly creased. Work on the basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra in Augsburg began in 1474 but wasn't completed until 1603. View more info

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Greek Civilization Iliad to Parthenon Andre Bonnard 1st

By: Bonnard, Andre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin Ltd: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000249


199 pages, Very Good. DJ is chipped, tanned and has a glassine cover. Name on endpaper. Pages yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. With 32 superb b/w illustrations. Covering the period of growth from Homer to Pericles, including accounts of the Iliad, the Odyssey, the tragedies of Aeschylus, the work of the lyric poets, the status of Greek women, Greek religion, the formation of Athenian democracy under Pericles. View more info

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Who's Who in the New Testament Brownrigg First Edition

By: Brownrigg, Ronald

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000042


448 pages. DJ is price clipped and rubbed. Name on endpaper. Book slightly askew. Overall pages are clean and binding is tight. The characters of the authors and the varying versions of the Gospels are analyzed in an interpretative way. There is an outstanding portrait of Jesus himself. 450 black and white illustrations and maps and 16 full color illustrations. View more info

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The First Civilizations Archaeology of Origins Daniel

By: Daniel, Glyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell: 1968

Seller ID: 001204


DJ is rubbed, chipped, torn, and price clipped. Name on endpaper. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Francis Bacon Alluded To Remnants Of History That Have Casually Escaped The Shipwreck Of Time. Glyn Daniel Has Analysed These Remnants To Describe The First Civilizations That Range From The Earliest Times Of Savagery To The Sumerians, Egyptians, Chinese And Ancient Americans From Around 4000 B.c. To 1500 A.d. Illustrations, Maps, Diagrams View more info

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Herculaneum; Italy's buried treasure

By: Deiss, Joseph Jay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crowell: 1966-01-01

Seller ID: 55-4-1508


First edition but second printing. On the fateful morning of August 24, A.D. 79, all was as usual in the town of Herculaneum. Nearby Vesuvius seemed as always, a peaceful mountain, its slopes dotted with grove and orchard and vineyard. The sleeping volcano exploded and all but a small area was covered by sixty feet of hot mud lava , while Pompeii was buried under twenty feet of red hot pebbles and ash. View more info

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The Devil in the New World: The Impact of Diabolism in New Spain [Hardcover]

By: Dr. Fernando Cervantes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1994-07-27

Seller ID: 7-2-26


Blue dot sticker on endpaper. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Despite the extensive modern literature on the evangelization of the New World, the devil has received little attention. Yet until the end of the eighteenth century, missionaries themselves saw diabolism as the root of the Amerindian belief system and as the principal reason for their own failure to establish a church purged of Satan and pagan superstiti... View more info

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Aztecs

By: Eduardo Matos Moctezuma; Felipe Solis Olguin

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Royal Academy Books: 2003-03-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-5-1407


Unread, DJ has some light creases along flap edge.Displays the artwork of the Aztecs on exhibit at Britain's Royal Academy of Arts and includes essays detailing key elements of Aztec culture and history. View more info

Image for A generall historie of the Netherlands, with the genealogie and memorable acts of the Earls of Holland, Zeeland, and West-Friseland, from Thierry of Aquitaine the first Earle, successiuely unto Philip the third King of Spaine: Continued unto this...

A generall historie of the Netherlands, with the genealogie and memorable acts of the Earls of Holland, Zeeland, and West-Friseland, from Thierry of Aquitaine the first Earle, successiuely unto Philip the third King of Spaine: Continued unto this...

By: Edward Grimeston

Price: $2,300.00

Publisher: London, A. Islip and G. Eld.: 1609-01-01

Seller ID: c15-1-12


Full plain leather, possibly early 18th century with new endpapers. 1609 first edition, second issue. Woodcut chapter initials, head- and tailpieces. Page 1413 is mis-numbered 1415. The title page bears the two ownership inscriptions of "George Tilsley 1720". Front free endpaper vertically creased. Small puncture on lower edge of title page. Several last pages creased. Several pages lightly water-stained. A few small stains on pages but overall clean and binding ... View more info

Image for D. Junii Juvenalis Satyrarum libri V. ex duobus Manuscriptis exemplaribus & vetustiss. manuscripto commentario plus quam ducentis locis correcti. Praeterea A. Flacci Persii Satyrarum liber unus

D. Junii Juvenalis Satyrarum libri V. ex duobus Manuscriptis exemplaribus & vetustiss. manuscripto commentario plus quam ducentis locis correcti. Praeterea A. Flacci Persii Satyrarum liber unus

By: Eilhardi Lubini

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Hanoviae, Typis Wchelinanis, apud Danielem ac Dauidem Aubrios & Clementem Scheichium: 1619

Seller ID: c15-1-25


Cum analysi & doctissimis commentariis, partim nunc primum partim de integro editis Eilhardi Lubini. Written in Latin. Vellum bound with inner laces and five panel spine. Measures 7 3/4" by 5", by 2" 860 pages plus index. The poems are not individually titled, but translators have often added titles for the convenience of readers. Vellum cover is worn on edges and stained. No endpapers.Stains on cover. Some stains on pages but overall inside pages clean and b... View more info

Expressive physical culture: Or, Philosophy of gesture

By: Emerson, Charles Wesley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Emerson College, Boston, Publishing Dept: 1915-01-01

Seller ID: b2-2-1804


Light blue cloth hardcover with Roman, Augustus Caesar(addressing his troops) on cover with silver titles. Library stamp on title page. Light foxing on title page. Pencil markings in the book. Cover has rubbing and edge wear.Illustrated. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. View more info

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Studies in Erotic Art (Studies in sex and society) by Theodore Bowie, et. al.

By: et. al. Theodore Bowie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1970-05-31

Seller ID: 967


Purple Cloth Hardcover with dust jacket, 395 pages, 10 3/4" tall. DJ is rubbed, chipped. Ex libris plate on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Volume One in the series "Studies in Sex and Society" sponsored by the Institute for Sex Research, founded by Alfred C. Kinsey. Includes chapters on Erotic Art in the Greco-Roman world, prehistoric peruvian ceramics, Japanese Art, Picasso, and more. Scholarly contributions by Otto J. Brendell, Paul H. Ge... View more info

Image for Historiae Romanae epitomae Lucii Iulii Flori. C. Vell. Paterculi, Sex. Aur. Victoris, Sexti Rufi Festi, Messalae Corvini, Eutropii, Paulii Diaconi, M. Aur Cassiodori, Iornandis, & Iulii Exuperantii.

Historiae Romanae epitomae Lucii Iulii Flori. C. Vell. Paterculi, Sex. Aur. Victoris, Sexti Rufi Festi, Messalae Corvini, Eutropii, Paulii Diaconi, M. Aur Cassiodori, Iornandis, & Iulii Exuperantii.

By: Florus, Lucius Annaeus

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Amsterodami: Apud Ioann, Ianssonium: 1647-01-01

Seller ID: c15-1-15


1647. 5" X 3".Text in Latin. Vellum leather binding, hinges, covers are in overall slightly worn and scuffed.Leather laces to close the book may have been replaced at a latter date. Top edge worn to board. Vellum bent around board edges toward pages. Engravings on cover are worn. Writing on spine for title is faded. Notes on endpapers. A few small stains but overall pages are clean. The author: Florus, Roman historian, lived in the time of Trajan and Hadrian. He compiled... View more info

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Practical Pharmacy: the arrangements, apparatus, and manipulations, of the pharmaceutical shop and laboratory

By: Franz Mohr and Theophilus Redwood

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Taylor, Walton and Maberly: 1849-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: c15-1-44


First edition. 8 3/4" by 5 3/4" by 1 3/4". Leather bound. Cover has rubbing and edge wear.Tool work and gilt border line is rubbed. Hinges cracked. Previous owner's name plate pasted on second endpaper and his initials are embossed on spine in gilt.Marbleized endpapers. Light tanning on some page edges. Some light foxing, stains and water marks throughout the book. Overall inside pages are clean and binding is tight.A work on Practical Pharmacy, embracing a Description o... View more info

Image for Hieronymi Magii Anglarensis De Tintinnabulis Liber Postumus

Hieronymi Magii Anglarensis De Tintinnabulis Liber Postumus

By: Girolamo Maggi

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Andreas Frisius: 1664

Seller ID: c15-1-33


1664. Two works in one volume. Written in Italian. Rebound in contemporary vellum with red pastedown leather label on the spine. Outside pages are tinted red. (16)ff, 151pp. (13)ff., (16)ff. 196pp. (8)ff. (last blank). Measures 5 1/2" by 3". Inside pages have a few small stains but overall clean. Engraved frontispiece and title page. 11 engraved plates, 9 single page and 2 folding pages. Plates depict bells in various uses. Second bound work is De Equuleo Liber Postumus,... View more info

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Maya: Divine Kings of the Rainforest

By: Grube, Nikolai (editor); Eggebrecht, Eva; Seidel, Matthias

Price: $90.00

Publisher: h.f.ullmann / Tandem Verlag GmbH: 2007-01-01

Seller ID: 1-5-1403


Like new. Still in shrink wrap. Top corners bumped. This volume vividly traces Mayan development from the origins of the culture to the founding of the first great cities, and from Spanish colonization to the present day. Authors of various disciplines open up a multilayered insight into daily life religion, art and architecture.Complete explanations and impressive photographs create for the reader a living picture of a fascinating advanced civilization. View more info

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Chinese Carpets and Rugs

By: Hackmack, Adolf

Price: $55.00

Publisher: La Librairie Francaise: 1924-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-1-1670


cover cloth is corner on spine, edges, and corners. Binding is loose and pages yellowed. A couple of tissue guards are torn and one is loose. Inside pages clean. 26 plates with 63 illustrations and one map. Explains patterns and symbolism in the carpets. View more info

Image for 2001 Munzauktion Tkalec AG, 1500 Jahre Munzpragekunst. Antike Munzen in feinster Qualitat, 19. Februar 2001

2001 Munzauktion Tkalec AG, 1500 Jahre Munzpragekunst. Antike Munzen in feinster Qualitat, 19. Februar 2001

By: Haus Zum Ruden

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Haus Zum Ruden: 2001-01-01

Seller ID: 3-5-913


Haus Zum Ruden. 2001 color illustrated hardcover in German. Book is new. Publishing info. laid in. Catalogue for ancient coins. Color plates and descriptions in German. Also includes prices in 2001. View more info

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Virtuoso Goldsmiths and the Triumph of Mannerism 1540-1620

By: Hayward, J. F.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns: 1976-06-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1621


HC with no dj, 13" by 10", gilt decorated covers, gold letters to sp, 751 pp, 24 full page color plates, 740 monochrome illustrations, bibliography, indexes. Very light corner wear.Slight wave in some pages. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A study of the art of the Mannerist goldsmith in Europe presented in 15 chapters covering source materials, the nature of patronage, accumulation of treasure by Renaissance princes, guild regulations, methods of produc... View more info