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The Art of Old Peru

By Walter Lehmann, Heinrich Doering

New York: E. Weyhe, 1924. hard cover, red buckram with beveled edges, gilt top edge, gilt lettering and decorative element. large and heavy book. has a lean to one side. spine is sunned with wear at ends and one small perforation to cloth. small owner label to front pastedown and same owner's signature to facing endpaper dated 1930. minor bits of wear to boards, nothing troubling. no other markings. clean. the binding is quite sturdy despite the slouch - which may correct itself with proper storage.; english text edition.; 67pp. text with 12 large color plates and 63 b/w figures. followed by 128 sheets containg one or more b/w illustrations on recto and blank verso. a classic work.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$85.00

The Icon

By Kurt Weitzmann, et al

London: Studio Editions, 1990. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket.,no flaws or wear - clean, tightly bound, no writing or markings. large, heavy book.; 419pp., 385 color plates, many full-page. seven sections by various co-authors, icons of constantinople, georgia, balkans, greek isles, russia, from crusades era, post-byzantine wallachia and moldavia, and more.. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$57.00

Ancient Iranian Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

By Trudy S. Kawami

New York: The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation and Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1992. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. no flaws or wear. clean. no markings of any sort. no bumps, creases, tears. tight binding. a very well preserved copy.; english text.; 240pp., over 215 illustrations, including 86 color plates. essay and detailed catalogue entries.from the neolithic era to the roman period, ceramic objects of pre-islamic iran.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$65.00

Islamic Rings and Gems: The Benjamin Zucker Collection

By Derek J. Content, Editor

London: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd, 1987. hard cover in dust jacket, blue buckram, embossed and white lettering to spine. place-keeping ribbon bound-in. large, heavy book, over 4lbs., a very few and small rubbed spots to dj, no other wear. clean, no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, creases. strong binding, hinges. a very nice copy.; parallel text in english, arabic, hebrew.; 551pp., over 600 illustrations, including more than 200 in color. 104 gems catalogued.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$110.00

The Image of the Black in Western Art: From the Pharaohs to the Fall of the Roman Empire I, New Edition
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The Image of the Black in Western Art: From the Pharaohs to the Fall of the Roman Empire I, New Edition

By David Bindman, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Editors

Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. large, heavy book., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. strong binding, hinges.; new edition of volume 1, check your isbn as this series can be tricky.; xxi-391pp., 385 illustrations in color, b/w. 5 color maps. this is the very first volume from the new edition.. New and Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$90.00

Islamic Jewellery

By Michael Spink, James Allan, Ludvik Kalus

London: Spink and Son Ltd., 1986. soft cover, wrappers. price-list laid-in., a few faint crease lines to back cover, minor. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps or tears. tight sewn binding.; english text., no isbn., 100pp., illustrated throughout in color, some b/w. two essays. catalogue, price-list.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Square 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.

$44.00

Coptic Art

By Klaus Wessel

NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1965. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., several minute indents to board edges. no other flaws. any wear to dj is negligible. clean, no writing or markings, no tears, clips or chips. strong binding. a very well preserved copy.; pre-isbn. translated from german original.; 247pp. plus unpaginated index and illustration list at back. 23 color plates, some tipped-in. 133 b/w plates. the dj offers this title - coptic art in early christian egypt. the title page has, coptic art, without the rest.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.00

Metsamor 2, La Necropole: Volume 1, Les Tombes Du Bronze Moyen et Recent. (Civilisations Du Proche-Orient, Hors Serie 1)

By Emma Khanzadian

Neuchatel - Paris: Recherches et Publications, 1995. soft cover, wrappers, as issued., ONE VOLUME ONLY., no flaws or wear, clean, no markings, strong sewn binding.; french text, translated from the armenian.; xi-110pp. with b/w figures, followed by map and 8 pages of color plates, followed by 60 pages of b/w plates. the above title should indicate precisely what we have here.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$78.00

Rediscovery of Pre-Columbian Textiles

By Marc G. De Bolle, Jacqueline De Bolle, Paul Hughes, Bea Brommer, Liban Pollet, Frieda Sorber, Andre Verhecken

Ruiselede, Belgium: Lamandart Publishers, 1994. wrappers/folded card covers., no flaws, clean, no writing or markings, strong sewn binding.; english text.; 159pp., illustrated throughout with 70 color plates and 45 b/w line drawings. six essays on aspects of the history and conservation of pre-columbian textiles.; no isbn.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$48.00

Power of the Sun: The Gold of Columbia

By Frank Herreman, Mireille Holsbeke, Jean-Francois Bouchard

Ghent : Snoeck-Ducaju and Zoon, 1993. wrappers, as issued., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, strong sewn binding.; english text. published for the city of antwerp and museum paleis lange voorhout, the hague.; 187pp., 336 items illustrated in color, color and b/w figures, map, table. three essays. catalogue. unusually fine illustrations.. First English Language Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$52.00

The Discovery of Glass: Experiments in the Smelting of Rich, Dry Silver Ores, and the Reproduction of Bronze Age-type Cobalt Blue Glass as a Slag

By John E. Dayton, C.C. Lamberg-Karlovsky

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 1993. wrappers, as issued., no flaws, clean, no writing or markings, tight binding.; xiii-47pp., followed by 8 pages of color plates., 5 maps, 12 b/w figures, 35 color plates. contains introduction, 5 articles, and a section of conclusions and reference material. examines evidence of early metallurgy, the processes and materials used, and the useful byproducts.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$45.00

The Roman Frontier in Central Jordan: Final Report on the Limes Arabicus Project 1980-1989. Volume One and Volume Two
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The Roman Frontier in Central Jordan: Final Report on the Limes Arabicus Project 1980-1989. Volume One and Volume Two

By S. Thomas Parker, et al.

Washington, D. C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2006. two volumes, complete.; hyardcovers, brown cloth with gilt lettering., only the slightest evidence of handling to exterior, truly negligible. no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, tightly bound. large, heavy set.; xxvi-617pp. over both vols., numerous plates, figures, tables. the rear pastedown of vol. 2 has an attached pocket which contains a large folding map. contains many articles by various contributors to this extensive archaeological project.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Multi-Volume Set.

$120.00

Catalogue of Greek Sculptures in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

By Gisela M. A. Richter

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1954. hardcover in dust jacket., copy belonged to harvard university press and has a bookplate to front pastedown and a circular blindstamp to title page. dj has small label at foot of spine. no other markings. dj has two chips at back panel along bottom edge and wear to spine's top edge. some rubbing and wear to dj in spots. strong binding/hinges, no bumps or foxing.; xviii-123pp. of illustrated text, followed by 164 pages containg hundreds of b/w plates.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$210.00

The Column

By Ion Miclea, Radu Florescu, Zaharia Stancu, Horia Stancu

Cluj: Publishing House Dacia, 1971. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws, clean, tightly bound, no writing or markings.; english translation of romanian original. dust jacket has a date of 1972 on it, yet book has 1971.; 219pp., illustrated throughout in b/w., detailed examination of trajan's column in rome from the perspective of the modern day descendents of the dacians.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.00