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Image for Palaeolithic Man in N. W. Middlesex the Evidence of His Exixtence and the Physical Conditions Under Which he Lived in Ealing and Its Neighbourhood, Illustrated By the Condition and Culture Presented By Certain Existing Savages

Palaeolithic Man in N. W. Middlesex the Evidence of His Exixtence and the Physical Conditions Under Which he Lived in Ealing and Its Neighbourhood, Illustrated By the Condition and Culture Presented By Certain Existing Savages

By: Allen Brown, Jno.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co, 1887: 1887

Book number: 41602

Condition: Very Good


iii, 227 pp., Five b/w plates. Gilt decorated publisher's cloth. Edges spotted, sporadic minor foxing, boards rubbed and faded. View more info

Image for Aquinas: Selected Political Writings

Aquinas: Selected Political Writings

By: Aquinas and Edited By A. P. D'Entreves

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell 1970: 1970

Edition: Fifth Impression

Book number: 45745

ISBN: 0631029400

Condition: Very Good


xxxvi, 199 pp. Green cloth in dw. Scratches to front board. Dw very slightly edgeworn. Internally clean and unmarked copy. Latin and English text. View more info

Image for Women in Ancient Societies : An Illusion of the Night

Women in Ancient Societies : An Illusion of the Night

By: Archer, Leonie J. and Susan Fischler and Maria Wyke, Editors

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan 1994: 1994

Book number: 44249

ISBN: 0333523962

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 308 pp. Hardback in dw. Illustrations. Clean and unmarked copy. View more info

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The Frogs

By: Aristophanes (Murray, Gilbert Translation & Notes)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, George Allen 1915: 1915

Book number: 35975

Condition: Near Fine


136 pp, red half morocco Riviere binding top edge gilt gilt lettered spine some foxing to pages View more info

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Epics of the Middle Ages

By: Barber, Richard (editor)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society 2005: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 47808

Condition: Near Fine


xxx, 665 pp, illustrated in colour, leather gilt lettered spine and decorated cloth boards in slipcase. Small mark to back board. View more info

Image for Charicles or Illustraions of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks. With Notes and Excursuses

Charicles or Illustraions of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks. With Notes and Excursuses

By: Becker, Professor ; Metcalfe, Rev Frederick translated

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co 1866: 1866

Edition: 3rd Edition

Book number: 41224

Condition: Good


xxi, 512 pp., Some b/w illustrations. Small amount of loss to the head of the spine and rubbing to extremities, sporadic minor foxing to first and last pages. View more info

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Byzantine Art in Roumania

By: Beza, Marcu

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd 1940: 1940

Book number: 41587

Condition: Very Good


xxi, 104 pp., Colour and b/w plates. Jacket tanned and spotted, with a couple of nicks and chips, a few tears here and there to extremities. Jkt price clipped. View more info

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Petrarch and His World

By: Bishop, Morris

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., Indiana Univ Press 1963: 1963

Book number: 45157

Condition: Very Good


399 pp. Tan half calf over cloth. Spine gilt. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's gilt initials to lower corner of front board. Scattered pencil notations, especially to rear endpapers. View more info

Image for Dumbarton Oaks Papers : Number Three ; Contributions include: Kitzinger: The Horse & Lion Tapestry at Dumbarton Oaks; Anastos: The Alexandrian Origin of the Christian Topography of Cosmas Indicopleustes; Kitzinger: Survey of the Early Christian Town of Stobi and Bloch: Monte Cassino, Byzantium and the West in the Earlier Middle Ages.

Dumbarton Oaks Papers : Number Three ; Contributions include: Kitzinger: The Horse & Lion Tapestry at Dumbarton Oaks; Anastos: The Alexandrian Origin of the Christian Topography of Cosmas Indicopleustes; Kitzinger: Survey of the Early Christian Town of Stobi and Bloch: Monte Cassino, Byzantium and the West in the Earlier Middle Ages.

By: Blake, Robert P. and Wilhelm Koehler and Paul J. Sachs, editors

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press 1946: 1946

Book number: 41553

Condition: Good


224 pp. Original quarter cloth over patterned paper-covered boards with title-label onlay. Boards edgeworn. Binding slightly shaken. Numerous b&w illustrations. Contributions include: Kitzinger: The Horse & Lion Tapestry at Dumbarton Oaks; Anastos: The Alexandrian Origin of the Christian Topography of Cosmas Indicopleustes; Kitzinger: Survey of the Early Christian Town of Stobi and Bloch: Monte Cassino, Byzantium and the West in the Earlier Middle Ages. View more info

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Thai Painting

By: Boisselier, Jean

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, Kodansha International 1976: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 41350

ISBN: 0870112805

Condition: Very Good


272 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, some marks to dustwrapper. The first book in a little-researched field. Thai sculpture and pottery are well known, but Thai painting, although rarer, is no less of an achievement- rich and delicate, breathtaking in its visual appeal. In this standard-setting volume, the author combines a sensitive eye with a scholarly mind to give the reader a comprehensive cultural and aesthetic grasp of the art. View more info

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The Egyptian Calendar : A Work for Eternity

By: Bomhard, A.S.Von; Yoyotte, Jean

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Periplus Publishing London Ltd 1999: 1999

Book number: 53764

ISBN: 190269905x

Condition: As New


xxii., 105 pp., illustrated. A study of the ancient Egyptian's calendar based on their astronomical knowlege. The highly sophisticated structure of their calendar is explained in-depth and accompanied by both photographs, illustrations and diagrams. View more info

Image for Afghanistan: Les Tresors Retrouves. Collections Du Musee National d'Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Les Tresors Retrouves. Collections Du Musee National d'Afghanistan

By: Cambon, Pierre and Jean-Francois Jarrige

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Paris, Musee Des Arts Asiatiques Guimet 2006: 2006

Book number: 44751

Condition: Very Good


48 pp. Paperback. Published to accompany the exhibition in Paris in 2006-2007. Full colour throughout. French text. View more info

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The Oxford Classical Dictionary

By: Cary, M. ; J. D. Denniston ; J. Wright Duff ; A. D. Nock ; W. D. Ross ; H. H. Scullard

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1957: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 47077

ISBN: 0198691173

Condition: Good


4to., xx., 972 pp., cloth marked and faded on the spine, browning to the edges of the pages. Good solid copy. View more info

Image for Beowulf and the Finnsburg Fragment

Beowulf and the Finnsburg Fragment

By: Clark Hall, John R

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1911: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 46719

Condition: Good


lxvi, 287 pp, illustrated in b/w, some fraying to the head and tail of the spine. View more info

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L'art Phenicien

By: Corm Charles

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Beirut, Lebanon, Editions de la Revue Phenicienne:

Book number: 32339

Condition: Very Good


xxxxii + 100 pps [illustrations]. FRENCH TEXT. Paper covers a little browned with age, slight wear generally, contents very tight and clean. View more info

Image for Magic Metal Early Metalworkers in the North-East

Magic Metal Early Metalworkers in the North-East

By: Cowie, Trevor G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U. K., Anthopological Museum 1988: 1988

Book number: 47430

Condition: Very Good


56 pp, illustrated in b/w. View more info

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Byzantine Art and Archaeology

By: Dalton, O. M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc 1961: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 43541

Condition: Very Good


xx, 727 pp. Blue cloth in pictorial dw. Facsimile reprint of 1911 edition. 457 illustrations. Dw edge-worn with a few minor chips and tears. View more info

Image for Catalogue of Early Christian Antiquities and Objects From the Christian East : In the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography of the British Museum

Catalogue of Early Christian Antiquities and Objects From the Christian East : In the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography of the British Museum

By: Dalton, O. M.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Printed by Order of the Trustees, Sold at the British Museum 1901: 1901

Book number: 55454

Condition: Very Good


xxiii, 186, plus xxxv plates, pp. Original dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine marked with slight bubbling to cloth. Claude Delaval Cobham's copy, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Together with the printed letter gifting the book to him, by the Trustees of the British Museum. In-text illustrations. Thirty-five full-page plates. View more info

Image for Carthage and Her Remains: Being an Account of the Excavations and Researches on the Site of the Phoenician Metropolis in Africa

Carthage and Her Remains: Being an Account of the Excavations and Researches on the Site of the Phoenician Metropolis in Africa

By: Davis, Nathan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Darf Publishers 1985: 1985

Edition: Facsimile

Book number: 37955

ISBN: 1850770336

Condition: Very Good


x, 631 pp. Hard cover in pictorial dw. Facsimile reprint of 1861 edition. Two fold-out illustrations. Dw spine faded. Internally clean and unmarked. View more info

Image for Who Was Who In Egyptology: A Biographical Index of Egyptologists; Of Travellers, Explorers and Excavators in Egypt; Of Collectors of and Dealers in Egyptian Antiquities ...

Who Was Who In Egyptology: A Biographical Index of Egyptologists; Of Travellers, Explorers and Excavators in Egypt; Of Collectors of and Dealers in Egyptian Antiquities ...

By: Dawson, Warren R. And Eric P. Uphill

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society 1972: 1972

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Book number: 47301

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 315 pp. Maroon cloth. Frontispiece. A few light pencil marginal notes. View more info