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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.



TOMB OF TUT ANKH AMEN, discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. by CARTER, Howard and A.C. Mace.:

London, Cassell and Company, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney, 1923, 1927, 1933,. 3 VOLUMES, COMPLETE SET, ALL FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST PRINTINGS, 1923,1927 & 1933. ALL IN DUSTWRAPPERS. 8vo, approximately 240 x 155 mm, 9½ x 6¼ inches, numerous photographic il...

From Roger Middleton

£5,750.00


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 Langu...

From Budun Archivum - Rare Books from Budapest

$1,400.00


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

$1,250.00


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 coloured,...

From Librarium of The Hague

€900.00


AEGYPTIACA: Or, Observations on Certain Antiquities of Egypt. Part I. (all published) The History of Pompey's Pillar elucidated. by WHITE, Joseph. ONCE IN THE LIBRARY OF COL. SAMUEL BARRETTE MILES.:

Oxford, at the University Press, for the author, sold by Messrs. Cadell and Davies; and by the booksellers in Oxford, 1801.. Part I only. Part 2: Abddollatif's Account of the Antiquities of Egypt,written in Arabic A.D. 1203, was not published. See: Lib...

From Roger Middleton

£695.00


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


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 Latin a...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£600.00


DE SPOLIIS TEMPLI HIEROSOLYMITANI IN ARCU TITIANO ROMAE CONSPICUIS ... by Relandus, Hadrian

Trajecti ad Rhenum [i.e. Utrecht]: Ex Libraria Guilielmi Broedelet, 1716. [4],138,[24]pp. plus 7 engraved plates (three folding). Small octavo. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked to style (unlettered), with strengthening to inner hinges. Portions printed...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$850.00


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


Vols. 1/1954 (1955) - 55/2009 (2009). Published by the Council of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, and the Council of the British School at Athens. by ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS

Ldn., Athens, 1955 - 2009). The first 24 vols. are bound in 4 red half morocco bindings; the vols. 25 to 52 are bound in 5 red half cloth binding; the vols. 53 to 55 are in paper wrappers, as issued by the publisher; 28 cm; a nice set) (Heavy book, may r...

From Antiquariaat Fragmenta Selecta

€550.00


Travels and discoveries in the Levant. Two Volumes. by Newton, Sir Charles Thomas

2 volumes bound in 1. First edition. Day and Son. 1865. Royal 8vo. xiv, (2), 360; xiv, (2), 275pp. Complete with 41 plates, maps & plans: 6 folding, 12 mounted albumen photos by Francis Bedford, 38 text engravings. Full calf prize binding, raised bands to...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£400.00


Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria by DENNIS, George (1814-1898)

London: John Murray, 1883. Early Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Fine-. Third Edition, complete in two volumes, of this indispensable reference in Etruscan studies. Tall, thick 8vo's: cxxviii,501,[3]; xv,[1],579, with color frontispiece (in vol. 2), two fold...

From Fine Editions Ltd

$565.00


PICTURES FROM GREEK VASES, THE WHITE ATHENIAN LEKYTHI. A series of twelve Polychrome Plates representing the paintings on typical examples of the White Athenian Lekythi. by WALLIS, Henry.:

London, J. M. Dent & Co, 1896.. FIRST EDITION 1896, oblong 4to, approximately 400 x 300 mm, 15½ x 12 inches, 12 polychrome colour plates with loose tissue guards, 22 text illustrations, 18 pages of text, original publisher's beige cloth, gilt lettering ...

From Roger Middleton

£395.00


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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