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Art : Ancient Arts and Crafts

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Behind the Chinese Mirror - the Art of the Mirrorsmith in pre-Ming China - An exhibition for Asian Art in London November 2003

Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London
Medium 4to in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover, unpaginated, approx. 72pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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The Arte of English Poesie [June?] 1589

Published by the Editor, Southgate London N & 87 St Augustine Road, Camden Square, N W
8vo in decoratively blind embossed green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, red printed page-block edges, 320pp.
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (name on front blank paste-down end-papers, spine ends slightly shelf rubbed, a few lines in the introduction only have been neatly underlined in a faint red pencil - cleanly erased when tested)
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Vergina - the Royal Tombs and the Ancient City

Ekdotike Athenon, Athens
Large heavy 4to. in brown faux leather covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 244pp, colour plates, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket, a superb copy
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Palestine Exploration Fund - Complete Quarterly Statements 1908 (January, April, July and October in Original Publishers Binding)

Palestine Exploration Fund, London
Heavy 8vo. in black and gilt embossed green cloth, xpp indexes at front (as issued), 343pp, plates, maps, illustrations in text, plans (3 folding) some coloured, etc. The PEF issued all 4 of the quarterly statements together, with the addition of indexes and sometimes a few additional plates, annually in these cloth bindings
Spine tanned else FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy
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Gods and Heroes in Late Archaic Greek Art

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Large heavy 4to. in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 375pp, plates, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy (hint of tanning or foxing to page-block edges) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Clothing Matters - Dress and Identity in India

University of Chicago Press
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed glossy card covers. 360pp, plates, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread copy
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History of the Origin and Progress of the Company of Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames etc - Volume III / Vol 3

EP Microform, Wakefield
8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine., 466pp plus 84pp index. A nicely printed and very readable facsimile reprint
AS NEW in the original clear Glassine wrapper (as issued)
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Zoroastrianism - A New Motherland for An Old Religion

Kyriakidis Brothers Publishing House
Heavy 4to. in dark blue faux leather, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 415pp, numerous colour plates. Dual text in English and Greek
NEW copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Ancient Faces - Mummy Portraits From Roman Egypt

British Museum Press, London
Heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers 224pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
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Beyond El Dorado - Power and Gold in Ancient Colombia

British Museum, London
Heavy Square 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 191pp, colour plates, bibliog, index etc
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The Graphic Language of Neville Brody

Thames & Hudson, London
1st printing. Folio size. Paperback. 160pp, plates in colour and b/w
An almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (faint tanning to covers)
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Celtic Stone Sculpture (Karsten Schubert / Rupert Wace Ancient Art, London December 10 1989 - January 20 1990)

Karsten Schubert / Rupert Wace Ancient Art, London
Large 4to. in stiff card covers with tissue end-papers, 35pp, illustrations in text, etc.
Spine slightly faded else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Year One - Art of the Ancient World East and West

Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Large heavy 4to. in grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 220pp, colour plates, maps, bibliog, index etc
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The Lost Province - Or the Worth of Britain - Gregynog Lectures 1948

University of Wales Press, Cardiff
8vo in rust red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 89pp, large folding map as frontispiece
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf, mild slight soil to page-block fore-edge) in a lightly edge-nicked VERY GOOD Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its protector)
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Tarraco Porta de Roma (Centre Social i Cultural de la Fundacio la Caixa, Tarragona 13 Septiembre 2001 - 6 Enero 2002)

Fundacio Caixa Estalvis I Pensions, Barcelona
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers 160pp, illustrated in colour throughout
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Ancient Egyptian Art in the Brooklyn Museum

Thames & Hudson, London
Extra Large 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. unpaginated, approx. 160pp on stiff paper, finely reproduced colour photos, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket (barely visible shelf rub to spine panel ends). An excellent copy
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Vander Roberts & Belk - Sterling Silver and Epns (Catalogue)

C J Vander Ltd. / Roberts & Belk, London
Large tall 4to. in green cloth covered boards, colour plate pasted to front cover with gilt embossed lettering below and to spine (as issued), 107pp illustrated catalogue of reproduction and antique silver and EPNS, undated but the design suggests sometime from mid 1950's to mid-1960's
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (tiny repaired nick to cloth at bottom edge of spine)
1st editionHardcover
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The Domed Tombs of Eastern Sudan - Their Functional, Cultural and Psychological Values

Azza P h
4to in faux leather covered boards, gilt lettering to front cover, 164pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc. Text in English and Arabic. This is a cheaply produced book, solidly bound and clearly printed but done on slightly inferior paper which
Almost AS NEW (page-block edges faintly dusty, some leaves are a little creased but this is clearly a production flaw as is common to most books made in the Middle-East) in an very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise AS NEW Dust Jacket
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The House of the Tragic Poet - A Reconstruction / La Casa del Poeta Tragico - Una Ricostruzione (SIGNED COPY)

Nicholas Wood, London
Large landscape Quarto size (4to). in colour printed laminated boards, 61pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc. Dual text in English and Italian. Inscribed and signed by the author (as Nicholas) on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
an extremely well preserved NEW unread copy
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Celts From Antiquity (Antiquity Papers 2)

Antiquity Publications, Cambridge
Heavy medium sized 4to in stiff card covers, 338pp, plates and illustrations in text, etc
NEW unread copy (minute bump to head of spine panel at rear tip, from poor handling)
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Transport in Ancient Egypt

Rubicon Press, London
Large 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 150pp, illustrations in text, etc
NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture

Dover, New York
Large 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 242pp, plates and illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (faint'ish flat crease to bottom corner tip of rear cover)
Softcover
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Egyptian Bookshelf - Boats

British Museum Press, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 96pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
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Lost and Found Traditions - Native American Art 1965 - 1985

University of Washington Press, Washington
Large heavy 4to. in burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 288pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy in a near FINE Dust Jacket (short closed tear to top edge of rear panel, slight creasing to head of spine panel)
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The Search for Alexander - An Exhibition

National Gallery of Art, Washington
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 192pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliog, etc
FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy in not far from new condition in a faintly edge-rubbed and very faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket
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A War Like No Other - How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War

Methuen, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 397pp, maps, index etc
NEW copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Medieval Town Walls - An Archaeology and Social History of Defence

Tempus, Stroud
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 320pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
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1st editionSoftcover
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Coventry - The Hidden History

Tempus, Stroud
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 256pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
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The World of the Gladiator

Tempus, Stroud
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 256pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
NEW copy (verys light and faint crease to cover edges from poor handling)
1st editionSoftcover
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Roman Medicine

Tempus, Stroud
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 256pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
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1st editionSoftcover
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