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Image for <b>Warriors of the Crescent .</b><br>[India; Mughal Empire; Mongal]

Warriors of the Crescent .
[India; Mughal Empire; Mongal]

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

Price: $85.00

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 from a private library. View more info

Image for ...<b>Socrates on Trial</B>

...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. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with a hint of fade on the spine. Min... View more info

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter (Hinges of History)

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Nan A. Talese: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011056

ISBN: 0385495536

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. In the fourth volume of the acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. 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 Monthly Journal Devoted to New and Current Publications, Volume 8. 1900. 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. First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket wi... 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 the Goths in 263, and although rebuilt, the city's importance as a commercial centre declined as the harbour was slowly silt... 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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Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls?: The Search for the Secret of Qumran

By: Golb, Norman

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010758

ISBN: 002544395X

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. The Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered in 1947 in caves in the village of Qumran, now on Jordan's West Bank, have been linked to the Essenes, an ancient Jewish pacifist, communal sect, and some scholars have suggested that Jesus may have been an Essene. Golb, professor of Jewish history and civilization at the University of Chicago, disputes the conventional wisdom in an engrossing, closely argued study. 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 India's richest states with a GDP per capita two and a half times that of the country as a whole. Goa's history goes back... 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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History of the Arab Peoples

By: Hourani, Albert

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Mjf Books: 1997

Seller ID: 010601

ISBN: 1567312160

Condition: New


Hourani, the distinguished historian and interpreter, has written a masterwork--a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture. He looks at all sides of this rich civilization: the education, the science, the mosques, the Alhambra, as well as the conflicts, poverty, and role of women. 40 halftones; 13 maps.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 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 Truth of the Christian Religion Derived from the Literal Fulfillment of Prophecy," which has gone through numerous revisions an... 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

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The Last Days of the Incas

By: MacQuarrie, Kim

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010776

ISBN: 074326049X

Condition: Near Fine


A first-rate...work of ambitious scope that will most likely stand as the definitive account of these people. [Booklist]Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Appears Unread, A bit of sun-fading on top edge. First Edition, First Printing. 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 imperialism and the native Roman population. An important feature of the book is the collection of tables and appendices that will... View more info