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Rules of Golf as Approved by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews; 26th September 1933

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Royal Insurance Company Limited: 1933

Edition: tenth edition

Seller ID: 012789

Condition: Very Good


Red covers with black printing. No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Pilgrim's Guide to the Royal & Ancient City of Canterbury

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canterbury, Gibbs & Sons: 1929

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 031619

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Original paper wraps with pictorial pastedown on front cover. Illustrated. Folding frontispiece map. 56pp, xxxvii, index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Ancient and Modern Line Engravings, Mezzotints and Etchings (#819)

By: (Auction Catalog)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Anderson Art Galleries: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 056939

Condition: Good Condition


410 Items listed for sale. Rubbed, little soiled, edge chipping, staples rusted. For detailed information on the individual items in this and other auction catalogs, go to the Rare Book Hub. They have created a searchable database of literally millions of auction records, going back to the 1800's. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 28 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Reference; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Ancient and Modern Books..., Incunabula, Library of S. K. Cleven

By: (Auction Catalog)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Anderson Auction: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057294

Condition: Fair Condition


507 Items listed for sale. Wrappers worn, back wrapper detached and ragged, little soiled, edges chipped, staples rusted. For detailed information on the individual items in this and other auction catalogs, go to the Rare Book Hub. They have created a searchable database of literally millions of auction records, going back to the 1800's. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 58 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Reference; Books on Books. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Ancient and Modern Paintings..., from Elizabeth Coles, etc.

By: (Auction Catalog)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Anderson Galleries: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057365

Condition: Good Condition


237 Items listed for sale. Wrappers quite rubbed, little soiled, edges chipped. For detailed information on the individual items in this and other auction catalogs, go to the Rare Book Hub. They have created a searchable database of literally millions of auction records, going back to the 1800's. Size: Large Octavo. 76 pages. Illustrator: Eight illustrations.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Reference; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Catalogue of Ancient Chinese and Japanese Brocades and Paintings, etc..., Collection of Shotaro Sato

By: (Auction Catalog)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Anderson Art Galleries: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057332

Condition: Good Condition


645 Items listed for sale. Wrappers rubbed, little soiled, small interior stain, littler edge chipping, staples rusted. For detailed information on the individual items in this and other auction catalogs, go to the Rare Book Hub. They have created a searchable database of literally millions of auction records, going back to the 1800's. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 62 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Illustrator: Numerous illustrations,. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Reference; Antiques & Collectibles. Pictures of this item not already displ... View more info

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The Chautauquan October 1909

By: (Chautauqua)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chautauqua, Chautauqua Press: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052498

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers worn, soiled, back strip largely gone. Paper little age toned and some pages wrinkled. Extensive advertising in front & back. Articles on election process, ancient Greece and Egypt, Code of Hammurabi. Size: 8vo. 165-304 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Ceremony At the Sealing of the Century Box of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, in Faneuil Hall, Boston..., 12/22/1881

By: (Massachusetts)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Alfred Mudge & Son: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052106

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers detached, edges chipped, soiled. Paper age toned, a little brittle, some edges chipped. The Century box was to be opened in 1980. There is also an account of the contents of a box to be opened in 1930, containing, among other things, a box of cigars. Both boxes were opened in 1980 and the contents are in the Company museum in the Faneuil building. Size: 8vo. 39 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

The Baths of Caracalla and The Newest Excavations: Extract from Sketches of Ancient Roman Life

By: A. D. Tani

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Roman Mail Office: 1914

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 062507

Condition: Very Good


Tan soft cover, normal shelf wear, 126 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ancient Hebrew Arts (First Edition)

By: A. Reifenberg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Schoken Books: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035689

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Brown cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Mylar cover. Contains over 200 black & white photographs. 173pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Dead Cities of Sicily: A Guide-Book to the Remains of Ancient Art in the Island (First Edition)

By: A. Rivela and H. v. Pernull

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Palermo, Virzi: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034460

Condition: Very Good


The book is a guide to the numerous and marvelous remains of Grecian and Roman art existing in Sicily. Red illustrated cloth with black lettering and design on front cover. 144pp. with an Errata page. Index and 4-page advertisements. Rare in hardcover. Map of Sicily (Figure 100) laid in. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Flowers of Ancient History (Vol. 2 only)

By: Adams, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Peter Griffin: 1815

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055425

Condition: Poor Condition


Front cover missing, quite worn, stitching weak. Paper a little age toned with scattered light foxing. Size: Small Octavo. 309 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

The Himalayas

By: Alain Cheneviere

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Konecky & Konecky: 1998

Seller ID: 035882

ISBN: 1568522401

Condition: Near Fine


One of a series of four titles by this internationally acclaimed photographer. We feel that these are among the most beautiful travel books we have seen. In addition to his gifts as a photographer Chenevire has advanced university degrees in ancient and modern languages. This training has allowed him to enter into the spirit of different cultures and adds a depth of understanding to his written commentaries that accompany the photographs.It is an almost overwhelming task to try to convey in words the unique majesty of the Himalayas. No traveler who has confronted these awe-inspiring mountains ... View more info

Travels in the Orient: In Marco Polo's Footsteps

By: Alain Cheneviere

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Konecky & Konecky: 1997

Seller ID: 036051

ISBN: 156852238X

Condition: Near Fine


One of a series of four titles by this internationally acclaimed photographer. We feel that these are among the most beautiful travel books we have seen. In addition to his gifts as a photographer Cheneviere has advanced university degrees in ancient and modern languages. This training has allowed him to enter into the spirit of different cultures and adds a depth of understanding to his written commentaries that accompany the photographs. In Travels in the Orient: In the Footsteps of Marco Polo Cheneviere recreates the journey of the celebrated Venetian traveler, who trekked eastward across t... View more info

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Keepers of the Kingdom: The Ancient Offices of Britain (First Edition)

By: Alastair, Bruce; Calder, Julian [Photographer]; Cantor, Mark [Photographer];

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Vendome Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020385

ISBN: 0865652023

Condition: Fine


Red cloth with gold lettering, pictorial end-papers, illustrated, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Between the Rivers : The History of Ancient Mesopotamia (DVD and book)

By: Alexis Q. Castor

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chantilly, VA, The Teaching Company: 2006

Seller ID: 038985

ISBN: 1598032607

Condition: Like New


All cultures lie in the shadow of ancient Mesopotamia-the land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers that is now mostly encompassed by the borders of modern Iraq. In this fascinating series of 36 lectures, an award-winning teacher leads you on a vivid journey through Mesopotamian history-from Neolithic times to the age of Alexander the Great-and into the lives of mighty emperors, struggling farmers, ambitious merchants, and palace servants to reveal why this ancient culture occupies such a foundational position in our history. The lectures look back to the time when the first cities arose in... View more info

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Anatolia I (From the Beginnings to the End of the 2nd Millennium B. C. )

By: Alkim, U. Bahadir

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publications: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 044929

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, small tear at bottom front. Name & address stamped on front fly leaf & top of title page. Size: Large 8vo. 279 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Archaeology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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India Ancient and Modern. Geographical, Historical, Political, Social and Religious; with a Particular Account of the State and Prospects of Christianity

By: Allen, David O[liver] [1799 - 1863]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, John P. Jewett & Co.: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052406

Condition: Good Condition


Binding has been strengthened with tape on spine & new label. Library book plate partially removed inside. Paper age toned and a little brittle. Folding map of India in good condition, but of the same paper. Allen spent 26 years as a Congregational missionary in India. Size: 8vo. xii + 618. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Religion & Theology; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Research Reports on Ancient Maya Writing 36 & 37 [Three Terminal Classic Monuments from Caracol, Belize, by Arlen F. Chase Nickolai Grube and Diane Z. Chase; also, An Early Maya Text fron El Mirador, Guatemala, by Richard D. Hansen (First Edition)

By: Arlen F. Chase and others

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Center for Maya Research: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032037

Condition: Near Fine


Scarce. Paperback. No writing in the book. 36pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Research Reports on Ancient Maya Writing 36 & 37 [Three Terminal Classic Monuments from Caracol, Belize, by Arlen F. Chase Nickolai Grube and Diane Z. Chase; also, An Early Maya Text fron El Mirador, Guatemala, by Richard D. Hansen (First Edition)

By: Arlen F. Chase, Nikolai Grube, Diane Chase; and RIchard D. Hansen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Center for Maya Research: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032486

Condition: Like New


Research Reports on Ancient Maya Writing 36 & 37. Paperback. 36pp. Illustrated. Like new. Scarce. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mythology (The Ultimate Encyclopedia of)

By: Arthru Cotterell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hermes House: 2008

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 037162

ISBN: 068194997X

Condition: Near Fine


The myths & legends of the ancient worlds from Greece, Rome & Egypt to the Norse & Celtic lands, through Persia, India, China & the Fat East with a comprehensive A to Z of the clkssic stories of gods & goddesses, heroes & mythical beasts wizards & warriors. Over 1000 color images. Large paperback. Illustrated. 512pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Athenagoras: Embassy for the Christians, The Resurrection of the Dead (Ancient Christian Writers, The Works of the Fathers in Translation, No. 23) First Edition

By: Athenagoras; Joseph Hugh Crehan, Translator and Annotator

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland / London, The Newman Press / Longmans, Green and Co.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061548

Condition: Very Good


Light purple cloth covers with gold lettering/insignia. Beige and blue dust jacket. Attractive bookplate. 193pp. Dust jacket has some small tears and chips as well as sunning to it's spine and parts of it's covers. Some light sunning to the book's spine as well as a slight bump to the front cover's upper corner. Text contains underlining and notes scattered throughout, in ink. In very good condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Villages of Italy (Italy from Above) FIRST EDITION

By: Attini, Antonio; Bertinetti, Marcello; Reina, G

Price: $15.00

Publisher: White Star: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021208

ISBN: 8854401927

Condition: New


Imagine yourself in a rustic farmhouse in Tuscany, sipping cappuccino al fresco in an intimate piazza, or eating fresh-caught fish in a restaurant overlooking the sea. Featuring the spectacular travel photography for which White Star is world renowned, this addition to the Italy from Above series takes readers on a birds-eye tour of the most picturesque towns in Italy, over quaint fishing villages and ancient inland towns. From the stunning landscapes and grand monuments of Tuscany to the splendor of the five seaside medieval villages of Cinque Terre to the severe, elegant lines of the towns o... View more info

Doors of the Kingdom (New)

By: Azzam, Khaled; Zakariya, Mohamed [Illustrator]; Gouverneur, Haajar [Photographer];

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aperture: 1999

Seller ID: 036976

ISBN: 0893818178

Condition: New


The Messenger of God said, "Whenever the door of supplicatory prayer du'a is opened unto any of ye, the doors of Mercy too shall be opened unto him."--Qur'an. Doors of the Kingdom is a unique collection of photographs depicting the ancient and disappearing craft of doormaking in Arabia. The Islamic concept of hurma, or sanctity of a place of dwelling or worship, is recurrent throughout Arabic poetry and literature. The door (bab), preserver of sanctity, becomes symbolic of the boundary between public and private space, and between the profane and the sacred.In 1995, Haajar Gouverneur ... View more info

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The Other Bible (indexed version)

By: Barnstone, Willis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: HarperOne: 2005

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 035749

ISBN: 0060815981

Condition: Near Fine


A new edition of our classic, The Other Bible, including a new index, new cover, and a new introduction from the author to bring The Other Bible up to date. The Other Bible gathers in one comprehensive volume ancient, esoteric holy texts from Judeo Christian tradition that were excluded from the official canon of the Old and New Testaments, including the Gnostic Gospels, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Kabbalah, and several more. The Other Bible provides a rare opportunity to discover the poetic and narrative riches of this longsuppressed literature and experience firsthand its visionary discourse... View more info

America B.C.: Ancient Settlers in the New World (First Thus)

By: Barry Fell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books (Wallaby): 1978

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 032643

ISBN: 0671790137

Condition: Near Fine


Druids in Vermont? Phoenicians in Iowa? These are just a few of the interesting bits of information contained in this volume of American pre-history. This groundbreaking work shatters many of the myths of America centuries ago. Paperback. No writing in the book. Profusely illustrated. 312pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette

By: Bascou, Marc; Bimbenet-Privat, Michele; Chapman, Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Munich, Prestel: 2012

Seller ID: 042349

ISBN: 3791352733

Condition: Like New


This breathtaking survey of French royal patronage features full-color illustrations of more than 100 objects, many so precious that they rarely leave the Louvre. French decorative arts reached their pinnacle in craftsmanship and design between the reign of Louis XIV and the Revolution, beginning with the sumptuous works of art made at the Gobelins manufactory, which was established to furnish the royal palaces, and continuing with luxury pieces made in specialist workshops across Paris through the end of the ancient régime. This book reveals the story of patronage and collecting among the ... View more info

Magic & Tradition of Ancient Peru (First Edition)

By: Basel Arendse and others

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lima, Peru, Peruvian Cultural Center and Museum of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032024

Condition: Near Fine


Very scarce. Oblong paperback. 62pp. Written in English and Spanish. Illustrated. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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In Their Own Words: Practices of Quotation in Early Medieval History-Writing (New)

By: Beer, Jeanette

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037528

ISBN: 144264754X

Condition: New


In Their Own Words examines early medieval history-writing through quotation practices in five works, each in some way the first of its kind. Nithards Historiae de dissensionibus filiorum Ludovici Pii is extraordinary for its quotation of vernacular oaths, the first recorded piece of French. The Gesta Francorum is the first eye-witness account of the First Crusade. Geoffrey of Villehardouins La Conquête de Constantinople, written by a leader and negotiator of the Fourth Crusade, and Robert de Claris La Conquête de Constantinople, written by a common soldier in the same crusade, are th... View more info

Olmec Art of Ancient Mexico

By: Benson, Elizabeth P. [Editor]; Fuente, Beatriz De LA [Editor]; Marcia Castro-Leal [Editor];

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Dc, National Gallery of Art: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 025214

ISBN: 0894682504

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback, black & white and color illustrations, no writing in the book, 288pp., bibliography, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Maya, Aztecs and Incas Pop-Up (Tarquin Pop-Up Series)

By: Birmingham, Duncan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tarquin Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032348

ISBN: 0906212375

Condition: Near Fine


Ancient Civilizations Pop-Ups (In association with British Museum Publications) Tarquin pop-ups are a special kind of 'do-it-yourself' activity book. Not only is there the fun of making the scenes and seeing them pop-up but they are full of interesting information and ideas. Each book contains six main scenes to make and there are a number of mini pop-ups as well. Close the book and they fold away. Open it and they pop up again. These vivid colorful 3-dimensional scenes help to bring Ancient Civilizations to life in a way which no other kind of book can. And London and Paris make wonderful sou... View more info

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War: An Illustrated History (First Edition)

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: $17.50

Publisher: England, Sutton: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037171

ISBN: 0750924071

Condition: New


New Copy. War is now generally regarded as organized conflict waged by armed forces, with superior weaponry usually seen as the main reason why one side prevailed. This emphasis on the material culture of war is not confined to modern times but reaches as far back as the Bronze and Iron Ages, where the superior cutting power of iron and the relative ease of making iron weapons are seen as the reason for the change in civilizations. While not denying that weaponry plays a major role in the history of war, Jeremy Black's new book gives due importance to other factors often ignored or undervalue... View more info

Tales of Mayaland (First Edition)

By: Blanche Collet Wagner

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, San Pasquel Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031766

Condition: Very Good +


This book consists of six delightful stories which children and older people will find charming. The author takes us to ancient Chichen-Itza which was, for a time, the sacred city and capital of the Itzeas, the great Mayan race living in Yucatan. This is the limited first edition (1,000 copies). Illustrated boards. There is no writing in the book. Illustrated. Mylar cover. 88pp. Full refund if not satisfied. Quite a nice copy. View more info

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God's Plagiarist: Being an Account of the Fabulous Industry and Irregular Commerce of the Abbe Migne

By: Bloch, R. Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 1994

Seller ID: 042775

ISBN: 0226059707

Condition: Like New


Red cloth. Gold spine lettering. 152pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.God's Plagiarist is an entertaining account of the abbe Jacques-Paul Migne, one of the great entrepreneurs of the nineteenth century. A priest in Orleans from 1824 to 1833, Migne then moved to Paris, where, in the space of a decade, he built one of the most extensive publishing ventures of all time.How did he do it? Migne harnessed a deep well of personal energy and a will of iron to the latest innovations in print technology, advertising, and merchandising. His assembly-line production and innovative marketing of... View more info

The Great Courses: The History of Ancient Egypt (New)

By: Bob Brier

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chantilly, VA, The Great Courses The Teaching Company: 1999

Seller ID: 035677

ISBN: 1565855744

Condition: New


The Great Courses: The History of Ancient Egypt. Hard case holds 8 DVD's (48 lectures of 30 minutes each) and a guidebook. In original publisher's shrink wrap. This book/DVD set would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Valley of the Kings (First Edition)

By: Bongioanni, Alesandro

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Italy, White Star: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035443

ISBN: 8854400092

Condition: Fine


Among the open-air museums along the banks of the Nile River are the archaeological district formed by Luxor (ancient Thebes) and the Valley of the Kings, "rediscovered" a century ago. The two sites form an exceptional repository of historical and artistic riches still awaiting complete exploration.This volume is dedicated to the monuments of Luxor and the vast region known as the Valley of the Kings. Through tours of all the most important sites, analysis of the finds and the splendid works of art contained in the burial chambers, and explanation of the latest archaeological discoveri... View more info

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The Ordering of Time: From the Ancient Computus to the Modern Computer

By: Borst, Arno; Winnard, Andrew [Translator]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1993

Seller ID: 040041

ISBN: 0226066592

Condition: Like New


This book is a concise history of the use and interpretation of time, written by one of the foremost medievalists in Europe today.Arno Borst examines the various ways that time has been calculated by numbers and measured by instruments over several centuries, from the computusan ancient method of determining times and datesto the present-day computer. In a wide-ranging discussion, he analyzes the classical Greek concepts of divine, natural, and human time; the universal time of ancient Rome; the Easter cycle of the Middle Ages; the development of the mechanical clock in the fourteenth and fi... View more info

Introduction to Comets (First Edition)

By: Brandt, John C.; Chapman, Robert D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034176

ISBN: 0521239060

Condition: Near Fine


Drs. Brandt and Chapman provide a comprehensive introduction to comets by consolidating in one text information from the fields of history, physics, astronomy, and space science. Comets have intrigued man since ancient times, when astronomical phenomena were interpreted as evidence of divine intervention in human affairs. Today, attention to the behavior of comets remains strong, although interest is now more specific than theological. Aided by increased technology, many space scientists look to the return of Halley's Comet in 1985-6 with the expectation that spacecraft might be sent to interc... View more info

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An Oration, Delivered Before Tyrian Lodge, No. 42, and Buford Lodge, No. 27, of Ancient Free Masons, on the Festival of St. John, December 27, 1857

By: Bro. Lewis M. Ayer

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Brother A. J. Burke: 1858

Seller ID: 015000

Condition: Good


This pamphlet was broken out of a bound book of pamphlets. May have some glue residue at spine, toning or cockling. No writing or markings. Lewis M. Ayer was a planter and politician from Barnwell, SC, who advocated strongly for state's rights and southern nationalism. Here he discusses the history and virtues of freemasonry. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Origins of Citizenship in Ancient Athens (Princeton Legacy Library)

By: Brook Manville

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1997

Edition: Third Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 033253

ISBN: 0691015937

Condition: Near Fine


In this unusual synthesis of political and socio-economic history, Philip Manville demonstrates that citizenship for the Athenians was not merely a legal construct but rather a complex concept that was both an institution and a mode of social behavior. He further shows that it was not static, as most scholarship has assumed, but rather has slowly evolved over time. The work is also an explanation of the origins and development of the polis. Paperback. xiv, 265pp., index. Date of purchase on back of half title page. There is no other writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Ichabod Toward Home: The Journey of Gods Glory (First Printing)

By: Brueggemann, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdmans Pub Co: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039497

ISBN: 0802839304

Condition: Like New


In today's confused and confusing world, it is good to be shown once more that God is never absent. That is the heartening message of Ichabod toward Home. In this volume one of today's most respected biblical scholars explores the nature of God's glory, using the engaging story of the ark of the convenant to illuminate the meaning of God's presence - not only for the ancient Israelites but for the whole world.Offering a unique entry into Old Testament theology, Walter Brueggemann examines 1 Samuel 4-6, the biblical text in which the ark of God is captured by the Philistines, seen to be a dange... View more info

The Story of Philosophy (First American Edition)

By: Bryan Magee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, DK ADULT: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 032930

ISBN: 078943511X

Condition: Fine


The essential guide to the history of western philosophy. Covers 2,500 years of western philosophy from the ancient Greeks to the Present Day. Pictorial cloth with matching pictorial dust jacket. Solid copy. Textured end papers. No writing in the book. 240pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Pentateuch: Diligently Revised According to the Massorah and the Early Editions with the Various Readings From MSS. and the Ancient Versions

By: C.D. Ginsburg

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, British and Foreign Bible Society: 1926

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 062406

Condition: Very Good


Hebrew text (only first few pages are in English). Black cloth covers with blind-stamped lines on covers' borders. All edges stained red. Bookplate. The book opens and goes from right to left. Irregular pagination. Ex-library. Some light stains and shelf wear to the covers. Pages very slightly age-toned. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Earlier Prophets: Diligently Revised According to the Massorah and the Early Editions with the Various Readings From MSS. and the Ancient Versions

By: C.D. Ginsburg

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, British and Foreign Bible Society: 1926

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 062407

Condition: Very Good


Hebrew text (only the first few pages are in English). Black cloth covers with blind-stamped lines on covers' borders. All edges stained red. Bookplate. The book opens and goes from right to left. Irregular pagination. Ex-library. Some light stains and shelf wear to the covers. Pages very slightly age-toned. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Later Prophets: Diligently Revised According to the Massorah and the Early Editions with the Various Readings From MSS. and the Ancient Versions

By: C.D. Ginsburg

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, British and Foreign Bible Society: 1926

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 062408

Condition: Very Good


Hebrew text (only the first few pages are in English). Black cloth covers with blind-stamped lines on covers' borders. All edges stained red. Bookplate. The book opens and goes from right to left. Irregular pagination. Ex-library. Some mild stains and shelf wear to the covers. Pages very slightly age-toned. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Anglia Notitia, or, the Present State of England. Together with Diyers Reflections Upon the Ancient State thereof (in Two Parts)

By: Chamberlayne, Edw[ard] [1616 - 1703]

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Tho. Hodgskin: 1691

Edition: 17th Edition

Seller ID: 057879

Condition: Fair Condition


Leather scuffed, edges worn, hinges cracking. Paper age toned, little foxed, shows considerable signs of handling. Title page and next four leaves of Part one missing, affecting only the 'To the Reader' section. The Errata page present at the end. Size: 12mo. 10 + 274 + 282 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: History; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Archaeology Of Ancient China

By: Chang, Kwang-Chih

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1964

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 043143

Condition: Very Good +


Dust jacket little rubbed, name & address stamped on front inside cover, name on front fly leaf and base of title page. Second Printing. Size: 8vo. 365 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Archaeology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Masonic Curios: gathered with camera and pen while seaching for more light in the byways of ancient Masonic Lore (Limited First Edition)

By: Charles A. Goldsmith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Press: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026338

Condition: Very Good -


Black pebble-grain cloth with gold lettering and design. Publisher's Compliments stamp from Edward T. Carrington 1924 (of Carrington Publishing Company of New Haven, CT) on front free end-paper. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrated in black and white. Previous owner's name written inside front board. 80pp. Limited edition of 500 copies. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Universal International Genealogy and of the Ancient Fernald Families with Cronology from Creation Found in the Discovered Lost Rolls, Primitive Bible, Squares...(First Edition, Inscribed by Author)

By: Charles Augustus Fernald

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass., Self-Published: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 062002

Condition: Fair


First Edition, Inscribed by author. Half white cloth covers with red cloth boards. Gilt and blind stamped designs on both covers. End-paper marbled. Illustrated. 432pp. Spine is missing (but not binding underneath). Front cover and front free end-paper detached. Back cover only holding because of repair tape. Fair only. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Lost Canyon of the Toltecs: An Account of Strange Adventures in Central America (First Edition)

By: Charles Sumner Seeley

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg and Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032087

Condition: Very Good


Lost race adventure novel of the discovery of an inhabited ancient Toltec city in Panama. Brown decorated cloth. Original decorated brown cloth, front panel stamped in dark brown, spine panel stamped in gold. Gift inscription on Contents page. There is no other writing in the book. 275pp., with 11 pages of Publisher's ads. Spine cocked. Attractive binding. A clean unmarked copy. First Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info