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Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson, Camille Paglia
1 Camille Paglia Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
Yale University Press 234396 USA 1990 0300043961 / 9780300043969 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century, Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Marquis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. It ultimately challenges the cultural assumptions of both conservatives and traditional liberals. 47 photographs. 718 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0300043961. ISBN/EAN: 9780300043969. Inventory No: 234396. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 56.50 AUD 42.38 AUD 
 
 
The Egyptians, Cyril Aldred
2 Cyril Aldred The Egyptians
Thames & Hudson 231548 Great Britain 1988 Revised and Enlarged 0500273456 / 9780500273456 Softcover Good Condition With 148 illustrations, 8 in colour. Surveys the progress of Egyptian civilisation by concentrating on the twin themes of the Nile and Egypt's natural resources and the influences of Egypt's god incarnate, the pharaoh. 216 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; History; Countries::Egypt. ISBN: 0500273456. ISBN/EAN: 9780500273456. Inventory No: 231548. Paperback 
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Price: 21.50 AUD 16.13 AUD 
 
 
Heaven's Mirror - Quest For The Lost Civilization, Graham Hancock and Santha Faiia
3 Graham Hancock and Santha Faiia Heaven's Mirror - Quest For The Lost Civilization
Michael Joseph 233884 London 1998 0718143329 / 9780718143329 Hardcover Good Condition Good This is the sequel to the international bestseller, "Fingerprints of the Gods". In very different parts of the world, evidence exists of a common legacy - shared by cultures separated by hundreds, sometimes thousands of years. From Mexico to Iceland, Cambodia to Easter Island, China to Egypt, we are finding a common astronomical wisdom handed down from a time before history, a time perhaps before the 'Great Flood'. This book addresses a common wisdom from a lost civilisation which might hold the key to our own identity on earth. "Heaven's Mirror" is a personal quest for the answer - the culmination of eight years of painstaking research. 336 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front pastedown. With colour and black and white illustrations . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::Ancient History; History; ISBN: 0718143329. ISBN/EAN: 9780718143329. Inventory No: 233884. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 21.50 AUD 16.13 AUD 
 
 
The Pyramids of Egypt, I. E. S. Edwards
4 I. E. S. Edwards The Pyramids of Egypt
Pelican / Penguin Books 231126 1961 Revised Edition Softcover Good Condition J. C. Rose Pelican Books A168. Many line-drawings, half tone illustrations and plates. Dr Edwards draws both on his research and on the work of many archaeologists who have dug in Egypt. Surveying 1000 years of pyramid-building, he charts the rise and decline of the pyramids as funerary monuments, from the mastabas of the first and second dynasties and the step pyramids to the archaic and backward-looking efforts of the Middle Kingdom, and discusses the famous group at Giza. His final chapter, dealing with their construction and purpose, puts the pyramids into the perspective of ancient Egyptian society. 320 pages. Pages browned. Illustrator: J. C. Rose. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Egypt; History; History. Inventory No: 231126. Paperback 
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Price: 15.00 AUD 11.25 AUD 
 
 
Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend, Laura Foreman
5 Laura Foreman Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend
Discovery Books 228054 USA 1999 First Edition 0297825542 / 9780297825548 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Coloured photos. In search of a legend. In 30 BC, against the backdrop of Alexandria, Egypt, one of the most majestic of all ancient cities, a great queen proudly and defiantly took her life. More than two thousand years later, the world remains fascinated and haunted by this most intriguing woman, Cleopatra VII, yet practically everything we know about her is based on ancient text fragments, literature and myth. Was she the temptress of legend? A ruthless, ambitious conqueror? Or was she a strong, brilliant, visionary ruler, a passionate and loyal woman, and a fiercely devoted mother? Coloured photos. A beautiful gift quality book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; Countries::Egypt. ISBN: 0297825542. ISBN/EAN: 9780297825548. Inventory No: 228054. Hardcover 
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Price: 31.50 AUD 23.63 AUD 
 
 
The Egypt Story - Its Art, Its Monuments, Its People, Its History, P. H. Newby
6 P. H. Newby The Egypt Story - Its Art, Its Monuments, Its People, Its History
The American University of Cairo Press 227554 1987 Fourth Printing 9774240596 / 9789774240591 Softcover Very Good Condition Fre J. Maroon [Photographs] 260 pages. Fully Illustrated. Illustrator: Fre J. Maroon [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Egypt; History::Ancient History. ISBN: 9774240596. ISBN/EAN: 9789774240591. Inventory No: 227554. Paperback 
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Price: 24.00 AUD 18.00 AUD 
 
 
O Beloved Kids, Rudyard Kipling
7 Rudyard Kipling O Beloved Kids
Zenith 229059 London 1984 0099350009 / 9780099350002 Hardcover (Half Leather) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Displaying the same verve and wit as the "Just So Stories, " thischarming collection brings together the series of lettersRudyard Kipling wrote to his childrenhis "dear people" as he called themfrom 1906 to 1915. The correspondence with each child is eloquently presentedfor Josephine, his daughter, who died at the age of six, the grief of whose loss almost stopped him from continuing with the stories; for his son John, who would become a young officer and be lost in the trenches of World War I, his father neverforgiving himself afterwards for having pushed him into the service; and for his second daughter, Elsie, who would marry but had no children of her own. The letters are peppered with many impromptu pen and ink sketches, stories, and poems, as well as brilliantly graphic descriptions of travel in Europe, Egypt, and Canada." Originally a paperback edition, this book has been rebound in leather and is of gift quality 222 pages. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0099350009. ISBN/EAN: 9780099350002. Inventory No: 229059. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 36.50 AUD 27.38 AUD 
 
 
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: A Souvenir Book, Zahi Hawass
8 Zahi Hawass Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: A Souvenir Book
National Geographic 233286 Washington 2005 079225287X / 9780792252870 Softcover Very Good Condition Kenneth Garrett [Photographs] Melbourne Museum exhibition 63 pages. Illustrator: Kenneth Garrett [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Countries::Egypt; United States; History; History::Ancient History. ISBN: 079225287X. ISBN/EAN: 9780792252870. Inventory No: 233286. Paperback 
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Price: 16.50 AUD 12.38 AUD 
 


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