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Mummies and Moslems

By Chas. Dudley Warner

Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, 1876. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A solid, very well-preserved copy of the 1876 1st edition. Clean and VG+ in its decorative chocolate boards, with bright gilt-lettering and blindstamped flourishes to the panels. Very light foxing at the endsheets and pastedowns, otherwise clean as could be. Thick octavo, 477 pgs. "Issued by subscription only and not for sale in bookstores" (from the title page).

$100.00

The Sacred Marriage Rite: Aspects of Faith, Myth, and Ritual in Ancient Sumer

By Samuel Noah Kramer

Indiana University Press, 1969. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1969 1st edition. Solid and VG (with small former owner stamp at the front free endpaper and underlining only to the first paragraph of the Preface) in a bright, VG+ to Near Fine dustjacket. Octavo, 170 pgs.

$150.00

The Metrology of the Roman Silver Coinage (3 Parts)

By D.R. Walker

Oxford, England: British Archaeological Report. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. The 1976-78 1st editions, in 3 parts. Each part clean and tight and VG+ in its original wrappers. Tall quartos, over 400 pgs. all told. Part I: from Augustus to Domitian; Part II: from Nerva to Commodus; and Part III: from Pertinax to Uranius Antoninus.

$150.00

The Episode of Carausius and Allectus

By Norman Shiel

British Archaeological Reports 40, 1977. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. The 1977 1st edition, BAR #40. Solid and VG in its light-blue wrappers, with neat, clear tape evenly applied at the fore-edges as reinforcement. Tall quarto, 217 pgs. plus plates.

$50.00

Mediaeval History of the Deccan (2 Vols.)

By S.K. Sinha

Hyderabad, India: The Government of Andra Pradesh, 1964. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1964 and 1968 1st editions respectively, complete in 2 volumes. Andra Pradesh Government, Archaeological Series #18 and #24. Both volumes solid and VG- in bright, VG- dustjackets, with soiling at the panels, intternal tape to the jacket and former owner paper tage at the foot of the spines. Still though, very presentable copies. Fold-out charts, photographs thruout.

$100.00

The Coritani: Some Aspects of the Iron Age Tribe and the Roman Civitas

By J.B. Whitwell

Oxford, England: British Archaeological Report, 1982. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. The 1982 1st edition, BAR British Series #99. Solid and VG in its printed blue wrappers, with 2 thin strips of neat, clear tape evenly applied at the fore-edges. Tall, thick quarto, 406 pgs.

$100.00

Victory and Border: Terminology Related to Egyptian Imperialism in the XVIIIth Dynasty
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Victory and Border: Terminology Related to Egyptian Imperialism in the XVIIIth Dynasty

By Jose M. Galan

Hildesheimer: Gerstenberg Verlag, 1995. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. A clean, solid copy of the 1995 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its navy-blue wrappers. Octavo, 198 pgs., including 6 plates at the rear.

$100.00

The Sassanian Inscription of Paikuli (Part 3.2)

By Prods O. Skjaervo

Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 1983. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. The 1983 1st edition. Tight and VG in its beige wrappers, with very light soiling at the front panel. Octavo, 160 pgs.

$50.00

The Gordon Excavations (1950-1973): Final Reports (Vol. II)

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Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1995. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The 1995 1st edition. "The Lesser Phrygian Tumuli: Part 1--The Inhumations" by Ellen L. Kohler. Tight and VG+ in its dark-gray cloth, with bright gilt-lettering at the front panel and spine. Very light soiling to the front panel, otherwise clean as could be. Quarto, 262 pgs. of text, 72 figures and 85 plates.

$50.00

The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire (Volume 1, Parts I & II)

By Simo Parpola, Ed

Helsinki, Finland: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. Vol. 1, Parts I & II, the 1988 and 1989 1st editions, respectively. Both volumes sharp and Near Fine in their pictorial wrappers. Octavos, 432 pgs. all told plus addenda. "Using the Electronic Data Base of the Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project and with the Collaboration of Numerous Colleagues"

$150.00

The Gordon Excavations: Final Reports (Volume III)

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Phialdelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1991. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The 1991 1st edition of Vol. III, "The Bronze Age" by Ann C. Gunter. Solid and VG+ in its dark-gray cloth, with bright gilt-lettering and design to the front panel and spine. Very light soiling to the panels, otherwise clean as could be. Quarto, 113 pgs. of text, 12 plans, 31 figures and 32 plates.

$50.00

Les Peintures Des Manuscrits Safavis De 1502 a 1587

By Ivan Stchoukine

Paris: Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1959. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. A crisp, well-preserved copy of the 1959 1st edition. VG+ in its light-green wrappers, with very light scuffing at the front panel. Quarto, 233 pgs. plus 88 plates. Vol. 67 in the "Institut Francais D'Archeologie de Beyrouth Bibliotheque Archeologique et Historique" series.

$150.00

Studies in Proto-Indo-Mediterranean Culture (Vol. I)

By Rev. H. Heras, S.J.

Bombay: Indian Historical Research Institute, 1953. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A solid, well-preserved copy of the 1953 1st edition, Vol. I. VG+ in its russet cloth, with bright gilt-design and lettering to the front panel and spine, respectively. Light creasing to the cloth along the spine crown, otherwsise clean as could be. And in a crisp, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with light soiling to the front panel and one very small closed tear at its top-edge. Thick quarto, 542 pgs.

$500.00

Bronze Reliefs from the Gates of Shalmaneser: King of Assyria B.C. 860-825

By L.W. King, Ed

London: The Trustees of the British Museum, 1915. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A handsome, clean copy of this imposing 1915 catalogue of the British Museum's holdings of Bronze Reliefs from the Gates of Shalmaneser, King of Assyria from 860 to 825 B.C. VG in its navy-blue cloth, with bright gilt-lettering along the front panel and spine. Very light, limited fraying along spine ends and light soiling to the panels. Internally, very minor offsetting at the front and rear endpapers, otherwise clean as could be, with no markings or stamps of any kind. Tall quarto, 36 pgs. of text plus 80 sumptuous black-and-white plates.

$500.00

Inheritance of Digital Malformations in Man

By William C. Farabee

Cambridge, MA: Peabody Museum, Harvard University, 1905. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. 1905 1st edition. Vol. III, No. 3 in the "Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University" series. Clean and VG+ in its printed beige wrappers. Octavo, 5 crisp black-and-white plates.

$50.00

Philipp Cave
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Philipp Cave

By Abbe Henri Breuil

London: Abbe Breuil Publications, 1957. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. 1957 1st edition, 1 of 1,200 copies. VG+ in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with light chipping at the rear panel. Folio, heavily-illustrated thruout.

$100.00

The Eskimo Archaeology of Julianehaab District: With a Brief Summary of the Prehistory of the Greenlanders

By Therkel Mathiassen

Kopenhagen: C.A. Reitzels Forlag, 1936. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. 1936 1st edition. VG in its light blue/green wrappers, with very light soiling to the front panel and negligible chipping at the edges. Quarto, 141 pgs., fold-out maps (3) at rear.

$100.00

Prehistory of the Angmagssalik Eskimos

By Therkel Mathiassen

Kopenhagen: C.A. Reitzels Forlag, 1933. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. 1933 1st edition. VG- in its original blue/green wrappers, with a degree of soiling near the front panel's fore-edge and light foxing at the rear panel. Quarto, 158 pgs. plus 11 plates (including 1 fold-out map at rear).

$50.00

The Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai: The Church and Fortress of Justinian (Plates)
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The Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai: The Church and Fortress of Justinian (Plates)

By George H. Forsyth and Kurt Weitzmann

Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1968. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A very sharp copy of the 1968 1st edition. Clean and Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket. Folio, 198 plates in crisp black-and-white and vivid color.

$200.00