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Byzantium Treasures of Byzantine Art and Culture From British Collections

British Museum Press, London
Large heavy 4to. in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 240pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy still close to new (slight tanning to leaves, private armorial bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Science and Society in Prehistoric Britain

Paul Elek, London
Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 252pp, plates illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in not far from new condition (hint of tanning to leaves) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Lever and Hope Sculptures - Ancient Sculptures in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight and A Catalogue of the Ancient Sculptures Formerly in London and Deepdene

Gebr. Mann, Berlin
Large 4to. in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 130pp text with illustrations in text, index etc PLUS 68pp plates at rear
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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium (Three Voloumes / 3 Vols Complete)

Oxford University Press, New York & Oxford
3 matching volumes, all Heavy 4to. in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover. 2,232pp
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Living at Belsay - A Contemporary approach to furnishing an historic house (Belsay Hall May 4 - October 25 1996)

Belsay Hall, Northumberland / English Heritage, London
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed glossy card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 56pp, colour plates, etc. To accompany the exhibition. Includes, interviews with designers and a list of lots for auction held to raise funds for the continued refurbishment of the property by contemporary craftspeople and designers
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Greek Town Building

National Technical University of Athens, Athens
4to in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 226pp, plates, maps, plans, index etc etc
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (spine and cover edges slightly faded, name on fly-leaf) in a dusty VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (tape repairs to small chips at spine ends, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Conquest and Empire - the Reign of Alexander the Great

Cambridge University Press
Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 330pp, with maps, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a very slightly tanned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Gladiators and Caesars - the Power of Spectacle in Ancient Rome

British Museum Press, London
Extra Large 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 153pp on thick art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, maps, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved and very clean and tight AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Scythians and Greeks - A Survey of Ancient History and Archaeology on the North Coast of the Euxine From the Danube to the Caucasus

Cambridge At the University Press
Thick and very heavy 4to in navy cloth gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, xl + 720pp, map end-papers, plates and illustrations in text, maps etc (some folding), index etc
A well preserved VERY GOOD clean and tight copy (name on front blank paste-down end-paper, pages slightly tanned, spine slightly faded, bottom edge of spine slightly rubbed, 2 minute nicks to head of spine)
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Chola - Sacred Bronzes of Southern India (Royal Academy of Arts, London 11 November 2006 - 25 February 2007)

Royal Academy of Arts, London
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 157pp, colour plates, index etc
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The Longest Roman Water Supply Line

T?rkiye Sinai Kalkinma Bankasi, Istanbul
Large, very heavy 4to in silver printed black boards, 229pp, colour photos, maps plans etc, 8 large foldout maps / plans at rear (collated complete). On the Roman 4th century 242 km supply line from the Strandja Mountains to Istanbul. Text in English throughout
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (tiny crease to bottom cover corner tips from slight bumping) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Social Life Under the Abbasids - 170 - 289 AH - 786 - 902 AD

Longmans, London
8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 316pp, bibliography, index etc
FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (rear cover corner tips very slightly bumped from poor handling) in a FINE Dust Jacket (slight rub to bottom corner of rear flap fold, looks fine in its protector)
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Cretan Cults and Festivals

Routledge and Kegan Paul, London
8vo in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 362pp, bibliography, index
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves, spine very slightly darkened)
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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.
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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, bibliography, 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, bibliography, 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
NEW copy
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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
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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, bibliography, 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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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, bibliography, 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
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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
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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, bibliography, 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, bibliography, index etc
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