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The Collection of Ancient Greek Inscriptions in the British Museum. Part III Section I: Priene, Iasos

by Newton, C.T. ; Hicks, E.L. ; British Museum. Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities

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1886
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Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, first edition, 1886. Plain boards, paper spine label, folio, 43 cm,. 66, [1] pp, 1 plan. Minor wear to spine-ends, title-page and last page (a blank) browned, otherwise Good.
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The Collection of Ancient Greek Inscriptions in the British Museum. Part III Section II: Ephesos

by Newton, C.T. ; Hicks, E.L. ; British Museum. Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities

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1890
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Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, first edition, 1890. Cloth-backed boards, paper spine-and cover-labels, folio, 43 cm,. [6], 67-294 pp, 1 plate. Contents: Inscriptions from Ephesos - Prolegomena. Section I: Decrees; II: Letters from Kings and Emperors; III: Honours for the Imperial Family and to Public Bodies; IV: Public… Read more about this item
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The Collection of Ancient Greek Inscriptions in the British Museum. Part I: Attika

by Hicks, E.L. ; British Museum. Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities

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1874
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Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, first edition, 1874. Cloth-backed boards, paper spine-and cover-labels, folio, 43 cm,. [4], 160, [1] pp, 3 plates. Contents: I. Decrees; II. Finance ; III. Military; IV. Gymnastic ; V. Imperial ; VI. Statues and Dedications; VII. Ritual; VIII. Gravestones. An ex-library… Read more about this item
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The Collection of Ancient Greek Inscriptions in the British Museum. Part IV Section I: Knidos, Halikarnassos and Branchidae [with] Part IV Section II: Supplementary and Miscellaneous Inscriptions. [ Part IV - 2 volumes, complete ]

by Hirschfeld, G. ; Marshall, F.H. ; British Museum. Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities

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1893 - 1916
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Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, first editions, 1893 - 1916. 2 vols, cloth-backed boards, paper spine-and cover-labels, folio, 43 cm,. [2], 105, [1] + [107] -301, [8] pp, numerous ills, facs. Includes at the end a general title-page for Part IV, together with preface, contents and list of… Read more about this item
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The Cities of Ancient Mexico : Reconstructing a Lost World

by Sabloff, J.A

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1989
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9780500050538
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Thames and Hudson, New York, first edition, 1989. Cloth, gilt cover device, 8vo, 24 cm,. 224 pp, 152 ills. Ancient Mexico was one of the great independent hearths of civilization. Out of varied landscapes grew some of the richest cultures of the early historic world - Olmec, Zapotec, Maya, Toltec and Aztec. Standard histories tend to focus on… Read more about this item
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The World of the Ancient Maya

by Henderson, John S

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1998
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9780719555688
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John Murray, London, "new" edition (first UK edition), 1998. Cloth, 4to, 25 cm,. xvi, 329 pp, ills, (some colour), maps. When The World of the Ancient Maya was published in 1981 it immediately established itself as the best available guide to the rich and extraordinary Maya culture. Comprehensive, readable, concise, it was greeted as a wonderfully accomplished… Read more about this item
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Sobre Griegos y Latinos Biblioteca De La Academia Nacional De La Historia. ColeccióN Centenario

by Morón, G. ;Lovera De-Sola, R.J. ; Celli, B.B

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1991
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9789802225316
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Academia Nacional de la Historia, Caracas, first edition, 1991. Cloth, 4to, 28 cm,. 450, [10] pp, ills. Corners slightly bumped, otherwise Very Good in dustwrapper.
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The Tradition of the Syriac Church of Antioch : Concerning the Primacy and the Prerogatives of St. Peter and of His Successors the Roman Pontiffs

by Benni, C.B. ; Gagliardi, J

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1871
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Burns, Oates & Co., London, first edition, 1871. Cloth, gilt cover title within decorative border, 8vo, 23 cm,. xvi, 190, [1], [108] pp. A collection by Cyril Behnam Benni, Syriac Archbishop of Nineveh, of Syriac texts, mostly from Vatican manuscripts, on the subjects of St. Peter, the Roman Church, and the Roman Pontiffs, with a full English translation… Read more about this item
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The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization

by Bacon, J. ; Gilbert, M

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1990
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Cloth 4to, 31 cm,
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9780233985695
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Andre Deutsch Ltd, London, edition, 1990. Cloth 4to, 31 cm,. 224 pp, maps, ills. Near Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper.
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A Latin Deed of Manumission of a Slave (A.D. 221) : Belonging to the Right Hon. Lord Amhert of Hackney, F.S.A

by Ricci, S. de

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1904
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Society of Biblical Archaeology, [London], reprint from Journal, 1904. Printed wrappers, 4to,. 21 pp, 4 plates. Reprinted from the Journal of the Society of Biblical Archaeology may-June 1904. Wrappers browned and rear wrapper detached.
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From the Silent Earth : A Report on the Greek Bronze Age

by Alsop, J. ; Frantz, A

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n.d. but c1970
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Laminated illustrated wrappers, 8vo,
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9780140211665
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Penguin, Harmondsworth, n.d. but c1970. Laminated illustrated wrappers, 8vo,. 348 pp. Very Good,.
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Eusebii Pamphili Historiae Ecclesiasticae Libri Decem. [Eusebiou tou Pamphilou Historias ekklesiastikes logoi deka ]

by Eusebius, Bishop of Caesarea ; Burton, E

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1838
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2 vols, contemporary calf, marbled endpapers and all edges marbled, 24 cm
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E Typographeo Academico, Oxonii, 1838. 2 vols, contemporary calf, marbled endpapers and all edges marbled, 24 cm. cii, 379 + 381-757, [1] pp. In need of rebinding: both front boards detached and most of the spine of Volume 1 and some of that of Volume II lost. Boards scuffed and somewhat worn, contents osound and clean.… Read more about this item
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Song of a Falling World : Culture During the Break-up of the Roman Empire (A.D. 350-600)

by Lindsay, J

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1948
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Andrew Dakers, London, first edition, 1948. Cloth, 8vo, 22 cm,. 303 pp. From the introduction: "The decline and fall of the Roman Empire is a subject of particular interest because it is the one example we have in the full light of history of the collapse of a civilisation. What happened to culture in that period of breakdown… Read more about this item
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A Companion to Greek Studies

by Whibley, L

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1931
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, fourth, revised edition, 1931. Cloth, gilt cover device, 8vo, 24 cm,. xxxviii, 790 pp, fold-out colour maps, ills. Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, joints worn and slightly pulled and slightly torn at head of spine, occasional light foxing.
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Sous La Croix: Récit de L'Antiquité Chrétienne

by Schultze, V

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1894
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Société des Livres Religieux, Toulouse, 1894. Decorated cloth, 8vo,. 300 pp, plates. Traduit librement de l'Allemand avec l'Autorisation et une préface particulière de l'Auteur par Emile Eldin, Pasteur. Prize bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, covers rubbed and somewhat marked, long tear to half-title, contents somewhat agetoned.
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The Age of Arthur : A History of the British Isles from 350 to 650. Volume 1: Roman Britain and the empire of Arthur

by Morris, J

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1977
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Printed wrappers, 8vo, 21 cm,
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9780850332896
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, new edition, 1977. Printed wrappers, 8vo, 21 cm,. xv, 141 pp.. As New.
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The Age of Arthur : A History of the British Isles from 350 to 650. Volume 3: Church, society and economy

by Morris, J

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1977
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9780850332919
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Phillimore, London, new edition, 1977. Printed wrappers, 8vo, 21 cm,. xiv, 335-510 pp. As New.
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Wonders of the Ancient World

by Walker, C

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1980
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9780856132650
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Book Club Associates, London, reprint edition, 1980. Cloth, 4to, 30 cm,. 176 pp, ills, plans. From the blurb: "The ancient Romans considered that the world contained seven great man-made wonders, but of these only the pyramids remain to give us a glimpse of their magnificence. There are, however, many other great monuments and buildings which have survived and… Read more about this item
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The Age of Augustus

by Earl, D.C. ; Carrieri, M

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1968
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London, Elek, first edition, 1968. Cloth, 4to, 29 cm,. 208 pp, ills (some colour), plans. From the blurb: "Augustus Caesar - or Octavian as he was known as a young man - was the founder of the great Roman Empire. Nominated by his great-uncle, Julius Caesar, as his heir, he nevertheless had to struggle for supremacy over his… Read more about this item
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The Roman World

by Vickers, M

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1977
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9780729000444
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Elsevier-Phaidon, Oxford, first edition, 1977. Cloth, 4to, 29 cm,. 149 pp, plates. From the blurb: "The world of Classical Rome is here vividly described through the medium of its surviving monuments. After an introductory chapter on Roman civilization, the author traces the history of antiquarianism through the Renaissance to the development of Roman archaeology in the present day.… Read more about this item
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