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From ancient books on the intricate archeology of the Greek Empire to the more modern discussions of Chinese architecture and culture, there are plenty of fascinating titles and examples of ephemera in the rare archaeology books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There are also some very interesting and rare archeology textbooks featured in the Biblio Rare Book Room, and anyone passionate about archaeology should definitely take some time to explore the magnificent books below.



Description d’un pavé en mosaïque découvert dans l’ancienne ville d’Italica, aujourd’hui le village de Santiponce, près de Séville. by LABORDE, Alexandre Louis-Joseph, comte de

Paris, P. Didot l'Aîné, 1802. Very large folio [680 x 510 mm] of (2) ll., 103 pp., 1 engraved frontispiece printed in colors and enhanced with watercolor and 22 out of pagination numbered plates, including 1 on double-page. Engravings in the text. S…

From LIBRAIRIE CAMILLE SOURGET

€14000.00


[Collection of five original drawings from "In Darkest Africa"]. by STANLEY, Henry M

A Wonderful Collection of Exquisite, Highly-Detailed Original Drawings for Stanley's 'In Darkest Africa' STANLEY, Henry M. [association]. RIOU, Edouard [artist]. [Collection of five original pencil, pen and ink and gray wash drawings on tinted paper o…

From Heritage Book Shop, LLC

$12500.00


Athen 1892-1893 (= gilt stamped title on front cover). by (Dimitrios Konstantinou)

Photo album with 34 original photographs, albumen, various sizes 350 x 270 mm (8) , 262 x 215 mm (17) with views in and around Athens, and 135 x 95 mm (9) depicting costumes variously pasted onto rectos of 28 white card-board mounts. Cont. half calf, gilt…

From Antiquariat Banzhaf

€4500.00


A Dissertation concerning the War of Troy, and the Expedition of the Grecians, as Described by Homer; Shewing that No Such Expedition was ever Undertaken, and that No Such City of Phrygia Existed. by Jacob Bryant

Jacob Bryant. A Dissertation concerning the War of Troy, and the Expedition of the Grecians, as Described by Homer; Shewing that No Such Expedition was ever Undertaken, and that No Such City of Phrygia Existed. Illustrated with folding map. 4to. Late 18th…

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.

$4250.00


L' Egypte sous les Pharaons, ou recherches sur la ge?ographie, la religion, la langue, les e?critures et l'histoire de l'Egypte avant l'invasion de Cambyse by Champollion, Jean-François

Paris: De Bure, 1814. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This rare two-volume set is the first major publication by the father of Egyptology, Jean-François Champollion (1790-1832). Champollion is the man …

From Cedar Tree Antiques

$3900.00


The Palace of Minos at Knossos by Arthur Evans

Reprint edition. Hardcover, four volumes in six, plus index volume. Color frontis in each volume except index. With text illustrations, plans, tables, colored and supplementary plates throughout (some folding). Includes all 11 folding plans in rear pocket…

From David Prendergast, Bookseller

$3500.00


Trojanische Alterthümer by Heinrich Schliemann

Title: Trojanische Alterthümer Subtitle: Bericht über die Ausgrabungen in Troja von Dr. Heinrich Schliemann Author: Heinrich Schliemann Publisher: F. A. Brockhaus Place: Leipzig Year: 1874 Edition: First edition Binding: Half leather Pages: 319 L…

From Budun Archivum - Rare Books from Budapest

$1400.00


Memorie Storiche dell' Antichissima Cittá  di Alba-Longa e dell' Albano Moderno by Ricci, Giovanni Antonio

Roma, Giovanni Zempel, 1787. Hard Cover. xvi, 271 pages, 2 maps (one folding); 29 cm. Bound with his Lettera dell' autore delle memorie Albane al cittadino Emmanuele Lucidi canonico dell' Ariccla ed autore delle memorie Aricine, Roma, A. Fulgoni, 1798, 1…

From The Owl at the Bridge

$1250.00


THE HISTORY OF THE ORKNEY ISLANDS: IN WHICH IS COMPREHENDED AN ACCOUNT by BARRY, George

1805. BARRY, Rev. George. THE HISTORY OF THE ORKNEY ISLANDS: IN WHICH IS COMPREHENDED AN ACCOUNT OF THEIR PRESENT AS WELL AS THEIR ANCIENT STATE; TOGETHER WITH THE ADVANTAGES THEY POSSESS FOR SEVERAL BRANCHES OF INDUSTRY, AND THE MEANS BY WHICH THEY MAY …

From Boston Book Company

$950.00


Beschreibung römischer Altertümer. (Sammlung Niessen, Cöln). I. Beschreibung; II. Tafeln. [TWO VOLUMES]. by Niessen, Carl Anton

Cöln a. Rh., Greven & Bechtold, 1911.. Two volumes. Quarto. I. Pp. xxii, 311, title-page plate, few text figures; II. Repeated title-page plate, with signature, and 148 plates, partly colour lithographs tipped-in, partly hand-drawn and stencil coloure…

From Librarium of The Hague

€900.00


Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert; with an account, ancient and modern, of the Oasis of Amun, and the other Oases now under the dominion of the Pasha of Egypt by Hoskins, G. A

First edition. Longman et al. London. 1837. 8vo. 300, [297-299], bl. 301-338pp. [341pp: complete as published]. Lithographic frontispiece and 19 further plates from Hoskins own drawings, 3 of them folding, folding map at rear. Recent half calf, marbled bo…

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£600.00


MISCELLANEA ERUDITAE ANTIQUITATIS: in quibus marmora, statuae, musiva, toreumata, gemmae, numismata, Grutero, Ursino, Boissardo, Reinesio, aliisque antiquorum Monumentorum Collectoribus ignota, & hucusque inedita referuntur ac illustrantur by Spon, Jacob

Sumptibus Fratrum Huguetan & Soc. Lugduni. [Lyon]. 1685. Folio. Title page printed in red and black, with title vignette engraved by Mathieu Ôgier. (6), 376, (4)pp. Illustrated with copperplate engravings by Mathieu Ôgier and M. Demasso. Text in L…

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£600.00


LA PINTURA MURAL PREHISPANICA EN MEXICO III OAXACA TOMOS I & II CATALOGO by BEATRIZ DE LA FUENTE

NEW ! Hardcover. Tomos I & II. New set. Dust jackets slightly worn at the top of spine. Set comes in a cardboard case that is worn at the corners. This hard-to-find catalogue set consists of two hefty volumes documenting the mural paintings of ancient Oax…

From Alla

$725.00


Fragmenta Sepulchralia: A Glimpse of the Sepulchral and Early Monumental Remains of Great Britain by Bloxam, Matthew Holbeche

N/P: Self Published. Cloth - Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 176 pages, with title page provided in manuscript by the author. Presentation copy inscribed by the author inside front cover. Believed to have been printed for the author at Oxford Univers…

From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps

$500.00


Mycenae: A Narrative of Researches and Discoveries at Mycenae and Tiryns by Schliemann, Heinrich

NY: Scribner, Armstrong & Company. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1878. First American Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full burgundy cloth decorated in gilt and black, beveled edges, t.e.g. Profusely illustrated with m…

From Round Table Books, LLC

$500.00


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