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Image for Pompeji : Die grösste Tragödie der Antike

Pompeji : Die grösste Tragödie der Antike

By: Alberto Angela

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Goldmann: 2013

Seller ID: 243557

ISBN: 3442314275

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Noch nie wurde das Leben in der antiken Stadt kurz vor dem Untergang so anschaulich und unmittelbar erzählt Am 23. Oktober 79 n. Chr. feiert die illustre Gesellschaft Pompejis ein opulentes Fest. Der bebende Vesuv wird das bunte Treiben jäh beenden. Auf Basis neuester wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse rekonstruiert der renommierte Wissenschaftsjournalist Alberto Angela in einem hochspannenden Countdown Stunde um Stunde den Untergang der Stadt, den eine Handvoll Menschen tatsächlich überlebte. Alberto Angela führt durch belebte Gassen, in prächtige Salons, kleine Läden und an erst kürzlic... View more info

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Garden Lore of Ancient Athens

By: American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, American School of Classical Studies: 1963

Seller ID: 246665

Condition: Good Condition


Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History::Ancient History; Greece; Groups, Clubs & Associations; Inventory No: 246665. Paperback View more info

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Secret Treasures of Russia : One Thousand Years of Gold and Silver from the State History Museum Moscow Art, Exhibitions Australia

By: Art Exhibitions Australia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Art Exhibitions Australia: 1992

Seller ID: 245378

ISBN: 1875460039

Condition: Very Good Condition


160 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Ancient History; Art & Design; art. ISBN: 1875460039. ISBN/EAN: 9781875460038. Inventory No: 245378. Paperback View more info

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Gold of The Pharaohs

By: Colin A. Hope

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Museum of Victoria: 1988

Seller ID: 233881

ISBN: 064213774

Condition: Good Condition


141 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; History; Inventory No: 233881. Paperback View more info

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Wonders Of Tutankhamun - 50 Large Poster Size Suitable For Framing

By: David P. Silverman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: USA, Crown: 1978

Seller ID: 239483

ISBN: 0517535491

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. 104 pages. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Ancient History; History; ISBN: 0517535491. ISBN/EAN: 9780517535493. Inventory No: 239483. Paperback View more info

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Lost Civilizations

By: Donald P. Ryan PhD

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alpha Books: 1999

Seller ID: 236071

ISBN: 002862954x

Condition: Good Condition


You're no idiot, of course. You studied classical Greece and Rome in school, stood in line for the King Tut exhibit, and can name at least three of the seven wonders of the ancient world. But when it comes to knowing the basics of archaeology, you feel like you've been struck by an ancient curse. Don't get entombed just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Lost Civilizaions is here to dig up the facts on civilizations that have seemingly disappeared without a trace. In this fascinating Complete Idiot's Guide, you get: 350 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: ... View more info

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The Art of Africa, The Pacific Islands and The Americas [The Metropolitan Museum of Art]

By: Douglas Newton

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1981.

Seller ID: 245377

Condition: Good Condition


55 pages. Illustrator: Lee Boltin [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art; United States; History; History::Ancient History. Inventory No: 245377. Paperback View more info

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Primitive Art - Pre-Columbian / North American Indian / African / Oceanic

By: Ferdinand Anton et al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: USA, Abrams: 1979

Seller ID: 241109

ISBN: 081091459X

Condition: Very Good Condition


526 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. With colour photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art; Art & Design; History::Ancient History. ISBN: 081091459X. ISBN/EAN: 9780810914599. Inventory No: 241109. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Aztecs of Mexico

By: G. C. Vaillant

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican Books / Penguin Books: 1950

Seller ID: 248269

Condition: Good Condition


Pelican Books A200. 333 pages. Previous owner name to top of front cover. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; History; Inventory No: 248269. Paperback View more info

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The Art and Architecture of Ancient America [The Pelican History of Art]: The Mexican Maya and Andean Peoples

By: George Kubler

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1962

Seller ID: 234368

Condition: Good Condition


Pelican Z21. This book deals with the development of the principle styles of ancient American architecture, sculpture and painting until the end of the Aztec and Inca empires in the sixteenth century. 248 half-tone illustrations and 119 text figures. Top edge of front blank endpaper has been removed. One page of illustrations are loose. 396 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art; History; History::Ancient History. Inventory No: 234368. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges ... View more info

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Collecting Greek Antiques

By: Herbert Hoffmann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N Potter: 1971

Seller ID: 234556

Condition: Very Good Condition


Over 200 black and white illustrations an 21 full color plates. 258 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; United States; Antiques & Collectibles; History::Ancient History. Inventory No: 234556. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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The Vikings [Ancient people and Places]

By: Holger Arbman

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 232107

ISBN: 0500560013

Condition: Very Good Condition


Translated and edited by Alan Binns. 67 photographs, 38 line drawings and 6 maps. 212 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Ancient History; History; ISBN: 0500560013. ISBN/EAN: 9780500560013. Inventory No: 232107. Hardcover View more info

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Roman Myths [The Legendary Past]

By: Jane F. Gardner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, British Museum Press: 1993

Seller ID: 245372

ISBN: 0714117412

Condition: Very Good Condition


The myths of the Romans are stories not about the gods but about the Romans themselves. Writers such as Livy, Virgil and Ovid presented myths as if they were actual histories of the origins and early days of Rome. The stories of Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and the "Seven Kings" give varying accounts of the founding of the city; Rome's destiny - her divinely fore-ordained rise to power - is stressed in all of them. Some myths provided models of virtuous and public-spirited behaviour which all citizens were encouraged to emulate. The myths could add lustre to the reputations of Rome's ruli... View more info

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Greek Sculpture: The Archaic Period

By: John Boardman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University press: 1978

Seller ID: 241024

ISBN: 0195200470

Condition: Good Condition


This book describes the development in terms of styles and regions, tracing foreign influences and defining the contribution of native genius. It also provides a more comprehensive range of pictures for this period than any other modern monograph of any price, presenting many unfamiliar or rarely reproduced statues and assemblages. 481 plates 252 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art::Sculpture; Art & Design; History::Ancient History. ISBN: 0195200470. ISBN/EAN: 9780195200478. In... View more info

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Olympia: The Archaeological Site and The Museum

By: Manolis Andronicos

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Athens, Ekdotike Athenon S.A.: 1993

Seller ID: 245626

ISBN: 9602130466

Condition: Very Good Condition


80 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Greece; History; History::Ancient History. ISBN: 9602130466. ISBN/EAN: 9789602130469. Inventory No: 245626. Paperback View more info

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The Palace of Knossos, Crete

By: Mario Iozzo [Archaeologist]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bonechi: 2004

Seller ID: 233756

ISBN: 8847611601

Condition: Near Fine Condition


32 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Countries::Greece; History; History::Ancient History. ISBN: 8847611601. ISBN/EAN: 9788847611603. Inventory No: 233756. Paperback View more info

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Mappa Mundi - The Hereford World Map - Introduction

By: P. D. A. Harvey

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hereford Cathedral: 2010

Seller ID: 231045

ISBN: 0904642135

Condition: Fine Condition


The Hereford mappa mundi is the largest and most elaborate world map surviving from before the fifteenth century. Designed at Lincoln by one Richard of Holdingham, it was made for Hereford in about 1300 and Hereford has been its home ever since. The author provides an authoritative introduction to the map, based on recent work, showing how it was made, what it depicts and what sources the author used. Many details photographs, specially commissioned for the purpose, together with illustrations of other related medieval maps accompany the text. Gift Quality 108 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shi... View more info

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The Labors of Hercules - illustrated with Facsimiles from the 15th Century Manuscript

By: Pietro Andrea Di Bassi

Price: $75.00

Publisher: USA, The Imprint Society: 1971

Edition: Numbered

Seller ID: 065618

ISBN: 0876360207

Condition: Very Good


90 pages Number 762/1950 limited edition. Has its own slipcase which has rubbing and is marked and a crack appears at the head of the spine. Five colour facsimiles were photographed from the original manuscript. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Ancient History; Antiquarian & Rare; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. ISBN: 0876360207. ISBN/EAN: 9780876360200. Inventory No: 065618. Hardcover View more info