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Art : Ancient Arts and Crafts

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Solid Air - New Work in Glass (Crafts Council Gallery, London 11 April - 16 June 2002)

Crafts Council, London
Large 4to. in stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 66pp on various types of paper, colour plates, etc.
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (covers faintly dusty)
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The Year of Salamis 480 - 479 BC

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
Large 8vo in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 326pp, plates, maps, bibliog, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy ( pages very slightly tanned) in a FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its protector). A very nice copy
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A Critical Edition of Sir Richrd Fanshawe's 1647 translation of Giovanni Battista Guarini's Il Pastor Fido

Oxford At the Clarendon Press, London
8vo in navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 191pp, 2 plates, facsimile title-page etc. This copy has an unusual photographic private bookplate tipped onto the front blank fly-leaf (i.e. only lightly affixed at one edge)
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a slightly tanned near FINE publisher-price-clipped Dust Jacket with publishers price sticker to inner flap ( very slightly nicked at corner tips, looks fine in its protector). A very nice copy
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Entdeckungen - Skulpturen der Khmer und Thai (Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst der Stadt, Koln 15 April - 9 Juli 1989)

Ernst Klett, Stuttgart
Large 4to. in photo illustrated thick glossy boards, 135pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Text in German
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
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Africa Adorned

Collins Harvill, London
Very heavy Folio in brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 304pp, numerous colour photos, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a very slightly edge-creased but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its protector)
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Sparta and Lakonia - A Regional History 1300 - 362 BC

Routledge & Kegan Paul, London
8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 410pp, maps, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (page-block edges slightly dusty) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Collection Berjonneau-Munoz - Art Precolumbien (Millon, Paris - 20 Septembre 2017 - Auction Catalogue) Pre-columbian

Millon, Paris
Large heavy 4to. in thick colour printed boards, 218pp on thick glossy art paper, 112 lots all fully illustrated in colour and with notes etc. Introductory text in French and English, lot description in French
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The Art of Glass - Art Nouveau to Art Deco

Andreas Papadakis, Windsor
Extra Large 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 111pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (inscription on front blank fly-leaf, hint of tanning to page-block edges) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Artists in Glass - Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass (SIGNED COPY)

Mitchell Beazley, London
1st printing. Large heavy 4to. in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 240pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, bibliog, index etc. This copy signed by the author on the half title leaf and dated by him October 2001 (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Scythians - Warriors of Ancient

Thames Hudson / British Museum, London
1st printing. Thick, very heavy 4to in blue faux cloth, black lettering to spine. 368pp, colour plates, index etc
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Turks - A Journey of A Thousand Years 600 - 1600 (Royal Academy of Arts, London 22 January - 12 April 2005)

Royal Academy of Arts, London
Thick, very heavy 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 494pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, index etc., PLUS substantial 16pp errata booklet loosely inserted (as issued)
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Atlantis Destroyed

Routledge, London
Large 8vo in black cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover, 225pp, maps and illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
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Valadier - Three Generations of Roman Goldsmiths - An Exhibition of Drawings and Works of Art (David Carritt, London 15 May - 12 June 1991)

Artemis Group / David Carritt, London
Folio size in illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 183pp, colour plates, bibliography, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (covers faintly tanned)
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The Carolingian Age in the Carpathian Basin - Permanent Exhibition of the Hungarian National Museum

Hungarian National Museum, Budapest
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers 141pp on thick paper, numerous colour illustrations in text, etc. Text in English throughout
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Azulejos de Portugal - Seculos XVII e XVIII / Portuguese Tiles in the 17th and 18th Centuries (Catalogue for the travelling exhibition 1991 - 1993)

Rota da Asia, Camara Municipal De Lisboa, Lisboa
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 50pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and Portuguese
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Barakat Gallery - A Catalogue of the Collection Volume II / 2 - Pre-Columbian Art

Barakat Gallery, Beverley Hills & London
Large 4to, lavishly produced in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 124pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
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Ancient Faces - Mummy Portraits From Roman Egypt

British Museum Press, London
2nd Impression. Heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers 224pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
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Egypt Before the Pharaohs - the Prehistoric Foundations of Egyptian Civilization

Routledge & Kegan Paul, London
1st printing. Heavy 8vo. in grey linen backed black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, 301pp, maps, plans photos, illustrations etc in text, bibliog, index
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned, tiny address label on front paste-down end-paper entirely hidden by dust jacket inner flap) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (inner flaps slightly tanned, looks almost as new in its protector)
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Masterpieces of Ivory From the Walters Art Gallery

Hudson Hills Press, New York / Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore
Large thick and heavy 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 338pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
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The Peaceful Liberators - Jain Art From India (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, November 6 1994 - January 22 1995 / Victoria & Albert Museum, London November 2 - January 21 1996 and touring)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1st printing. Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 279pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliog, index etc
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Bisexuality in the Ancient World

Yale University Press, New Haven and London
8vo in brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 284pp, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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A Dictionary of Ancient History

Blackwell Reference, Oxford
Thick, heavy 8vo. in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 758pp, maps, bibliog. etc
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The Art of Mosaic

Cassell, London
Large, very heavy 4to in blue faux cloth covered thick boards, gilt lettering to spine, 360pp on thick art paper colour plates, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merset hint of tanning to page-block edges) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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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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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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