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Warriors of the Crescent .

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport (William Henry Davenport), 1828-1891

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York:, D. Appleton and Company,: 1890.

Edition: First Edition – American.

Seller ID: 005709

Condition: vi, 317 p. front., plates. 10 page publisher adverts. <br>


Topics: Timur, 1336-1405; Akbar, emperor of Hindustan, 1542-1605; Humayun, Emperor of Hindustan, 1508-1556; Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627; Babur, Emperor of Hindustan, 1483-1530; Mahmud; Jahan; Aurangzib. Bindings square and tight. Minimal wear. Moderate even toning to clean text. Embossed stamp on title page and number written on title page and copyright page. Appears to have new endpages. Remnant of a spine sticker on spine. Probably fr... View more info

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...Socrates on Trial

By: Brickhouse, Thomas C. ; Smith, Nicholas D.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey:, Princeton Univ Press,: 1990.

Seller ID: 003419

ISBN: 0691019002


Unused; No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling. View more info

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The Stone Circles Of The British Isles

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1976.

Seller ID: 007483

ISBN: 0300019726


The first comprehensive and serious account of an important group of prehistoric moments: the Stone Circles of The British Isles. Aubrey Burl provides a hypothetical chronological framework for the circles, examining in particular their possible astronomical function. Special attention is paid to Stonehenge and Avebury, the two best known and most spectacular rings.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light toning on the text-block. Moderate handling wear. D... View more info

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...Some Aspects of Society & Culture During the Mughal Age (1526--1707)

By: Chopra, Pran Nath; Foreword By Hayamun Kabir.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: India:, Shiva Lal Agarwala & Co. (P.) Ltd.,: 1963.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing

Seller ID: 006754


A Book about Mughals. Time Period 17th Century. ----- The book is based on accounts from travelers who visited during the 17th century includes Customs, Rites and Ceremonies (Pre-Nuptial, Marriage, Funeral); Social Etiquettes and Manners; Charity and Feasts; Houses and Furniture; Mode of Travelling and Conveyances; bibliography; glossary; index. Well footnoted to the extensive bibliography. Blue cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Bindings square and tig... View more info

Image for ...<b> Ave Roma Immortalis  </b><br> [Two Volumes – Complete.] [Travelogue and History: Rome, Italy]

... Ave Roma Immortalis
[Two Volumes – Complete.] [Travelogue and History: Rome, Italy]

By: Crawford, Frances Marion

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, The Macmillan and CO.,: 1900.

Edition: Later printing [first issue in 1898].

Seller ID: 006856

Condition: Two page color map of Rome.


A popular history of the City of Rome based on the ancient records and travelogue, Very readable as it is authored by a well-respected novelist. Top edges gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine heavily sunned. 8vo; pp. x, 332; [x], 344.Two page color map of Rome. Fully illustrated with 29 tissue-guarded red captioned photogravure plates and Numerous in-text drawings by Henry Brokman Ref: A ... View more info

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The Classic Maya Collapse

By: Culbert, T. Patrick

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, University Of New Mexico Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009638

ISBN: 0826302610

Condition: Very Good


Of the many mysteries surrounding ancient Maya civilization, none has attracted greater interest than its collapse in the eighth and ninth centuries AD. Until recently, speculations on the causes of the collapse have been more numerous than excavated sites in the area. But the past twenty-five years have produced many new findings. In this book, thirteen leading scholars use new data to revise the image of ancient Maya civilization and create a new model of its collapse... View more info

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Ephesus
[Archeology; Ephesus; Anatolian Civilizations]

By: Erdemgil, S. and others. Translation: Christine M. Thomas

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Turkey:, DO-GU Yayinlari,: 2004.

Seller ID: 008503


The city was famed for the nearby Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Among many other monumental buildings are the Library of Celsus, and a theatre capable of holding 25,000 spectators. Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation. The Gospel of John may have been written here. The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils. The city was destroyed by... View more info

Image for ...<b> The Lion of St Mark: Venice: the Story of a City from Attila to Napoleon  </b><br>

... The Lion of St Mark: Venice: the Story of a City from Attila to Napoleon

By: Feist, Aubrey

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Indianapolis and New York:, Bobbs-Merrill,: 1971.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007739


Feist, an eminent British historian and novelist has distilled the spirit of Venice, the intangible essence marked as much by the lust for blood, power and gold and the quest for beauty.Unread, unopened. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling. 299 pages with extensive bibliography. View more info

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Maya Cosmos: Three Thousand Years on the Shaman's Path

By: Freidel, David A,; Schele, Linda; Parker, Joy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, William Morrow & Co,: 1993

Seller ID: 008604

ISBN: 0688100813


Witnessing the practice of ancient Maya religion in modern Latin America and explaining archaeological discoveries about Maya myth, a study of Maya culture shows how the Maya have survived centuries of religious oppression.Unread; Unused. No flaws but some minor spotting top edge of front text-block .4to; 543 pages with index, chapter notes and bibliography. View more info

Image for ...<b>Home Life in History: Social Life and Manners in Britain 200 B.C.- A.D. 1926.</b>

...Home Life in History: Social Life and Manners in Britain 200 B.C.- A.D. 1926.

By: Gloag, John and C.T. Walker.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Coward-McCann,: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004873

Condition: Very Good


A history of England focusing on Social Mores. Navy blue cloth covered boards, Top edge stained blue. Minor fade to spine. Text clean. Bindings firm slight lean. 302 pages. Frontispiece, illustrations, maps, genealogy, notes, bibliography, appendix, index. View more info

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The Classical Tradition
(Harvard University Press Reference Library)

By: Grafton, Anthony ; Most, Glenn W. ; Settis, Salvatore

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Belknap Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009348

ISBN: 0674035720

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'A heady, hefty new single-volume reference...This is a browser's paradise...While Greece and Rome are no longer the foundation of education, classical scholarship has never been richer.' (Steve Coates New York Times Book Review. o Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 1067 pages with index; color illustrations. View more info

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...Window on Goa: A History and Guide.

By: Hall, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Quiller Press,: 1992

Seller ID: 005444

ISBN: 1870948718


Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Light shelf handing to dust jacket now in protective Mylar Jacket.xxv + 214 pages with index, notes, bibliography and appendixes. Goa is a state located in the western region of India, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Goa is one of ... View more info

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Resonance from the Past: African Sculpture from the New Orleans Museum of Art

By: Herreman, Frank ; Frankel, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, Museum for African Art, NY; New Orleans Museum of Art,: 2005.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008949

ISBN: 0945802463


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 4to; full color illustrations with accompanying text. 152 pages. View more info

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Material Differences: Art and Identity in Africa.

By: Herreman, Frank; Museum for African Art (New York, N.Y.);Burssens, Herman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Queens, New York,, Museum for African Art,: 2003.

Seller ID: 002413

ISBN: 9053494588


Unused, Minimal handling to dust jacket. Text in English. View more info

Image for ...<b>Genesis of East Asia, 221 B.C.- A.D. 907  </b>

...Genesis of East Asia, 221 B.C.- A.D. 907

By: Holcombe, Charles

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii:, University of Hawaii Press,: 2001

Seller ID: 006742

ISBN: 0824824652


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.332 pages with endnotes, bibliography, and index This title examines in a comprehensive way the critically formative period when a culturally coherent geopolitical region identifiable as East Asia first took shape. By sifting through an array of both primary material and modern interpretations, Charles Holcombe unravels what East Asia means, and why. View more info

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The Land of Israel, According to the Covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob

By: Keith, Alexander

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers,: 1844

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005289

Condition: Very Good


Alexander Keith was a Church of Scotland minister. He was a graduate of Marischal College. Eldest son of George Skene Keith of Keith-hall and Kinkell, where he was born at the manse in 1791. From 1816 to 1840 he was minister of the parish of St. Cyrus, Scotland. ------ At the Disruption of 1843, Keith left the established Church of Scotland with the dissenters who formed the Free Church of Scotland. ---- Keith is probably best remembered for his book, "Evidence of the Tr... View more info

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The Hebrew God: Portrait of an Ancient Deity

By: Lang, Bernhard

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009429

ISBN: 0300090250

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'Lang's brilliant book sheds more, as well as new, interesting light on the origins of the God of Israel than any work I know.' ---—Bruce Chilton, Bard College No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 9.5 inches tall; 246 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. View more info

Image for ...<b>The Romanization of Britain : An Essay in Archaeological Interpretation.</b>

...The Romanization of Britain : An Essay in Archaeological Interpretation.

By: Millett, Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Cambridge University Press,: 1992.

Seller ID: 003735

ISBN: 0521428645


No flaws or blemishes but for minimal retail handling.The Romanization of Britain is a study of cultural change and interaction. While there are many narrative histories of Roman Britain, this synthesis of recent archaeological work presents the evidence in a new and provocative way. Dr. Millett examines the romanization of Britain as a social process and from a local perspective, by looking in detail at the complex patterns of interaction between Roman imperiali... View more info

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Route 66 A.D. : On the Trail of Ancient Roman Tourists

By: Perrottet, Tony

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Random House,: 2002.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007519

ISBN: 037550432X


First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Travel writer Perrottet retraced the ancient Grand Tour route, attempting to model the experience of an early Roman traveler along the way. A lively blend of fascinating historical anecdotes and hilarious personal encounters, interspersed with irreverent and often eerily prescient quotes from the ancients, Rout... View more info

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... Egypt: The World of the Pharaohs

By: Regine Schulz; Matthias Seidel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA., H. F. Ullmann,: 2007

Seller ID: 006482

ISBN: 383313271X


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A kaleidoscope of ancient Egypt. Vivid pictures of artifacts, maps, tombs and histories of the Pharaohs. View more info