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image of The Classical Accounts of India; Being a compilation of the English translations of the accounts left by Herodotus, Megasthenes, Arrian, Strabo, Quintus, Diodorus Siculus, Justin, Plutarch, Frontinus, Nearchus, Apollonius, Pliny, Ptolemy, Aelian and others with Maps, editorial notes, comments, analysis and Introduction

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Calcutta: Firma K.L. Mukhopadhyay, 1960. xxvi, 504p., several folded maps (modern line maps) bound in, first edition (so stated) tangerine cloth boards spine-titled black and enclosed in the dust jacket. Spine panel bears a couple short trivial wrinkles, leaf 141/2 has a tiny puncture and wrinkle, one of the bound-in maps slightly torn at the gutter, a pretty good… Read more
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£29.58
image of Ancient Luang Prabang_Laos. Revised_expanded

Ancient Luang Prabang & Laos. Revised & expanded

by Heywood, Denise

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Published
2014
ISBN
9786167339450
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£11.09

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Bangkok: River Books, 2014. Paperback. 252p., first issued 2006, reprinted 2008, here expanded with revisions. Large softbound, a paperback in 9.5x6.5 inch colorphoto cardstock wraps, splendid photos on alkaline paper, mostly color except for period photography, scattered diagrammatic aids (floorplans & elevations) and a fine large diagrammatic area map in colors. From a collection kept in as-new condition: item… Read more
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Dubrovnik, A History

by Harris, Robin

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Published
2006
ISBN
9780863569593
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£11.09

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London: SAQI, 2006. Paperback. 503p., illustrated with numerous period views in vivid color and otherwise, site and exhibit photography, a couple line maps, a handsome big softbound that one reviewer calls "a triumph of book production". Wraps are 9.5x6.5 inch glossy color, an inch & one quarter thick, condition is as-new: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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Aesop

by Wintle, A.D.

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Published
1943
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£11.09

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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1943. 138p., wartime Gollancz was paper-starved, and the entire book is toned, with specks of stain and foxing, and even a little warped. Hardcover in 7.5x5 inch green cloth boards, lacks the dj, not so fragile that item cannot be leafed through confidently. A reasonably good story by a writer well up on the culture… Read more
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Malaysia: Oxford University Press, 2003. Expanded from the 1986 first issue: 84p., alkaline paperstock with b&w and color site photography, some photos reproduced poorly, hardbound in laminated 8x5.5 inch boards. Cover bears a small seller's price label, else unmarked, and entirely sound and clean.
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£8.87
image of The Art of Chinese Landscape Painting - In the Caves of Tun-Huang. Photographs by Dominique Darbois

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New York: Greystone Press, 1968. Hardcover. Revised Edition (of the 1967 translation to English; German original issued 1964). Hardbound in 9x7 inch dark red boards in dust jacket (series format). Nice copy, entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Art of the World [series].
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image of Footprints Through Time; Mexican Pictorial Manuscripts at the Lilly Litrary, Indiana University, Bloomington. A Guide with color reproductions

Footprints Through Time; Mexican Pictorial Manuscripts at the Lilly Litrary, Indiana University, Bloomington. A Guide with color reproductions

by Brotherston, Gordon, in collaboration with Galen Brokaw, Aaron Dziubisnkyj, Millie Gimmel and Mark Morris

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Published
1997
ISBN
9781879598225
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£22.19

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Bloomington: Lilly Library, 1997. 90p., many maps in facsimile, additional modern line maps, plus numerous b&w details in vignette reproduction, and four exhibit photos in color. Softbound in 10.7x8.3 inch glossy monochrome wraps. A fine unmolested copy, perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. These maps instructed the internal traveler in the multiple empires that met in Central America. Laid in… Read more
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image of Saloustios - Des dieux et du monde. Texte etabli et traduit par Gabriel Rochefort, Professeur au Lycee Honore de Balzac. Ouvrage publie avec le concours du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

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Paris: Societe d'Edition - Les Belles Lettres, 1960. Paperback. l [i.e., Roman numeral fifty], 59p., the French-language critical apparatus in a font differing from Sallust's Hellenic Greek, softbound in 8x5 marigold wraps which are slightly dust-soiled, leaves mostly unopened (ones opened are neatly done), internal crimpings where the unopened do not lie quite right), nicely-executed ownership name to front… Read more
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£16.27
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Gottingen / Los Angeles: the journal / UCLA, 1997. Pamphlet. Respectively 5p. in 9.5x6.5 inch plain printed, paste-fastened wraps - and, 18p. in corner-stapled sheets, fine clean copies. Reemes' essay for Lingua Aegyptia is inscribed to a California dealer in esoterica and is signed. FYI, the author sidetracked his never-published dissertation into a popular book-length discussion of modern… Read more
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£14.79
image of Thule. Altnordische Dichtungund Prosa. Band 1 - Band 24 [set]

Thule. Altnordische Dichtungund Prosa. Band 1 - Band 24 [set]

by Niedner, Felix et al., Herausgegeben

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Published
1963
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£332.78

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Dusseldorf-Koln: Eugen Diederichs Verlag, 1963. Later printing, black letter, complete set, unobtrusively ex-library. Hardbound, white cloth spines titled black over matched 8x5.5 inch textured apicot boards, decorated with period vignettes. Slightest shelfwear, a clean sound set which was once rubber-stamped "English Dept. Library" in the upper corner of each pastedown, then de-accessioned with the wavy line of an inkstick.… Read more
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image of The Archimedes Palimpsest. Property from A French Private Collection. Auction Thursday 29 October 1998

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London: Christies Auction House, 1998. 48p., plus unpaginated materials (terms &c) and a dozen or so colorphoto exhibit photos and X-rays. Prof.Archimedes (circa 250 BCE) is given the standard blockbuster treatment, but here on a single item (tenth century Byzantine ms on vellum), heavily annotated. Softbound in 10.5x8.5 inch glossy colorphoto wraps. Rear cover's foredge is slightly curled and… Read more
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image of L'Alimentation, de tous les peuples et de tous les temps jusqu'au XVIe siecle. Traduit du latin par Sigurd Amundsen; Ancien traducteur a' l'OMS et a l'OTAN

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Paris: L'Inermediare des Chercheurs et Curieux, 1998. Paperback. 666p., printed small-font in double columns, softbound in glazed decorated wraps. Back cover has a couple faint small smudges else really as new: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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£36.98
image of One Hundred Distinguished Manuscripts and Printed Books.  Part I, Illuminated and Text Manuscripts.  Part II, Incunabula.  Part III, Books Printed on Vellum.  Part IV, Illustrated Books and Fine Bindings

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New York: H.P. Kraus, 1991. Hardcover. 218p., exceptionally luxurious presswork, design and materials, full color reproductions except where sepia is called for. Hardbound in 12x9 inch raw linen boards with pressed morocco spine- and cover-titlings gilt, all in fine shape with no ownership indications, one of a run of only 800 copies; laid in find a double-sided price list… Read more
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image of Latinitas. Commentarii Periodici Linguae Latinae Excolendae Provendae Cura Operis Fundati. Cui Nomen Latinitas, Auspice Sede Apostolica Editi. [broken run:] MCMLXXXX, n.I,II,III,Iv - MCMLXXXXI, n.I,II III,IV - MCMLXXXXI, n.I,II,III,IV - MCMLXXXXIII, n.I,II,III,IV - MCMLXXXXIV, n.I,II,III,IV - MCMLXXXXV, n.i,II,III,IV - MCMLXXXXVI, n.i,iii,iv [note absences] - MCMLXXXXII, n.I,II - MMI, n.I,II,III,IV - MMII, n.I,II,IV - MMIII, n.I,II,IV  [41 unduplicated issues]

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Vatican: the church, 2003. Paperback. Plain printed journal wraps with mild variation in cover stock (mostly matte grey; glossy colors for the millennium), 9.5x6.5 inches, averaging just under 100p. each, one issue bears a holograph comment relating to content, else very good to fine copies: perfectly sound, clean, and else unmarked.
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£147.90
image of Weltgeschichte im Lichte des heiligen Gral. Das neunte Jahrhundert

Weltgeschichte im Lichte des heiligen Gral. Das neunte Jahrhundert

by Stein, Walter Johannes

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Published
1977
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£22.19

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Stuttgart: J.CH. Mellinger Verlag, 1977. Hardcover. Later printing of this 1977 reprint (originally 1928): xxx, 477p., two folded plates showing genealogy or provenance of grail material, period illustrations from old sources, hardbound in textured blue boards gilt. Covers are worn dim with handling and spine panel is dark with handling soil (lettering somewhat impaired), but casing is sound (square,… Read more
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image of Architektur Kleinasiens, von ihren anfangen bis zum ende der hethitischen zeit

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Tubingen: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth, 1955. Hardcover. XII, 439p., profulely illustrated with expert sketches both descriptive and explanatory, plus artist's reconstructions (how such & such gate may have looked, &c). Hardbound in openweave blue cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. Nice condition: the book itself has a short bump to tail-rim, the only detraction from crisp squareness,… Read more
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image of East_West:  Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science

East & West: Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science

by Grof, Stanislav

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Published
1985
ISBN
9780931191008
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£14.79

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San Francisco: Robert Briggs Associates / Broadside Editions, 1985. First Broadside edition (1983, journal publication; and Briggs issued hardbound copies also): 27p. plus publisher's menu, softbound, a pamphlet in 9x6 inch staple-fastened cardstock wraps. Staples faintly touched with rust but no migration, a very good copy, sound, clean and unmarked. Laid in is a review notice with an illegible… Read more
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image of Excavation of an Early Shell Midden on Isla Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Preprinted from Publication 31, pages 147-197, Middle American Research Institute Tulane University

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New Orleans: National Geographic Society - Tulane University Program of Research in Yucatan, 1974. Pamphlet. Offprint, nicely formatted and accompanied by well-reproduced b&w site photos, diagrams and line maps; an oversize pamphlet in 10.5x8 inch plain printed green wraps. Has a little edgewear, very good copy.
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image of Der Fuchs in Kulture, Religion und Folklore Zentral- und Ostasiens. Teil I. Herausgegeben von Hartmut Walravens

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Wiesbaden: Harrassovitz Verlag, 2001. Hardcover. xi, 203p., illustrated with ancient texts in photo-facsimile, hardbound in 9.5x7 inch yellow cloth boards titled brown. Spine panel faintly sunned, else as new: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Asiatische Forschungen, Band 141.
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£18.49
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A History of Turks

by He, Xingliang [and] Guo Hongzhen

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Published
2008
ISBN
9787508512730
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£11.09

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[Beijing]: China Intercontinental Press, 2008. Paperback. 156p., nicely laid-out softbound in 9x6.5 inch frenchfold wraps; a clean, sound, unmarked copy, describable as "fine". An account by Chinese scholars of 'the Turkic peoples.
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