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Admiranda Romanarum Antiquatatum ac Veteris Sculpturae Vestigia

By: Bartolo, Petra Sancti

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Pace Gallery: 1693-01-01

Seller ID: c17-2-122

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Brown Leather. Written in Latin. Transverse folio (19" by 15 1/4"). With 83 leaves of etched plates. Rebound with 19th century leather. Rubbing, light wear to corners and spine. There is a water stain on the bottom of the pages but does not affect the engraving. Large gift inscription on endpaper.Some light foxing on edges and few print stains. Overall clean and binding is tight.The work first appeared around 1685 as part of a series of copper engravings about the Roman ... View more info

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Seeing And Knowing

By: Berenson, Bernard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Co.,New York: 1953-01-01

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1522

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Illustrated. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Pages yellowing. The author's indications for many of the earlier paintings and sculptures have been followed. In addition, a number of contemporary works are included to represent the kind of art which Berenson attacks. Some of these are already recognized as modern classics, others are provocative works created in the twenty years since this essay was written, which go still farther in ... View more info

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Image and Idea in Fifth Century Greece: Art and Literature After the Persian Wars

By: E. D. Francis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1990-09-25

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-2-901

ISBN: 0415019141

Condition: New


New. Edited by: Michael Vickers, 156 pages.Francis presents his theory that the ancient world was a unity in which issues of the day were reflected in the language of pictorial and sculptural representation and in the works of literature. Art and literature after the Persian Wars. Five chapters: Greek Art in an Historical Setting, Images of Glory and the Art of Power, Word and Ceremony, Silent Poetry, Throphies for the Gods. Appendix: "The Mother, the demos, and th... View more info

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Wares of the Ming Dynasty

By: HobsonRL

Price: $2,900.00

Publisher: BENN BROTHERS LIMITED: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-3-923

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First Edition The Wares of the Ming Dynasty, R L Hobson, 1923, rare limited first edition 1st edition. Ltd 1098/1500 Very good condition. Brown cloth cover over boards, with gold lettering to spine and gold motif to centre of cover. Very good overall - minor bumping to extremities, some sunfading, edge and corner wear. Some light discoloration to endpapers. Hinges cracked. Plates clean and bright. Dimensions: 290mm high x 235mm wide x 52mm deep.With 128 illustrations, 1... View more info

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Glass der Antike.

By: LIEPMANN, URSULA.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hannover, Kestner-Museum,: 1982-01-01

Seller ID: 3-5-911

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Written in German. Small mark and rubbing on cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Catalogue from the Kestner Museun in Hannover. Illustrated with color and black and white plates. Includes household items like bowls, pitchers and more. Another section on jewelry and beads. View more info

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National Museum Sculpture Bronzes Vases

By: Petrakos, Basil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clio Edition: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-3-1409

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. English Edition. Previous owner's name and date written on title page. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Illustrated with 161 colour photographs. This guide to the National Museum was written by Basil Petrakos, the Ephor of Antiquities in Attica. Chronology. Introductory notes on the pieces. Chapter that examines the political and cultural events in ancient Greece. View more info

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Art, Myth, and Culture: Greek Vases from Southern Collections

By: Shapiro, H. A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Orleans Museum of Art, in conjunction with Tulane University: 1981-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-1-1822

ISBN: 0894940120

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Slight yellowing. Includes presentation letter from New Orleans Museum of Art to Gilbert M. Denman for loaning two vases to the exhibition.Painted pottery constitutes our most extensive body of remains of the material culture of Ancient Greece. The production of Attic black figure, which had its heyday in the third quarter of the sixth century, probably enjoyed the support of the enlightened Athenian tyrant Peisistratos and his sons. View more info

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Hellenistic Painting Techniques: The Evidence of the Delos Fragments [Hardcover]

By: Vincent J. Bruno

Price: $50.00

Publisher: E.J. Brill: 1985

Seller ID: 8

Condition: Collectible: Like New


1985 Hard cover No dust jacket. Fine copy. Lettering sharp and clean. v. 11. Unknown printing. viii, 66 p. , [17] p. of plates: ill. (some col. ); 25 cm. Bibliography: p. [65]. Blue cloth binding with silver lettering on front cover. Columbia studies in the classical tradition. View more info