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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.



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

€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


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


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


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


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


Antiquities of Great-Britain, illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. Engraved from drawings made by Thomas Hearne. by Hearne, Thomas (Byrne, W. engraver)

Printed by James Phillips, in George Yard, Lombard Street, and Published by T. Hearne and W. Byrne. London. 1786. Oblong folio. Title page. Engraved frontispiece of Malmesbury Abbey, 51 further engraved plates; 20 further engraved plates. Subscribers' li...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£550.00


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


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

London: John Murray, 1883. Early Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Fine-. Third Edition, complete in two volumes. Tall, thick 8vo's: cxxviii,501,[3]; xv,[1],579, with two folding maps and numerous wood-engraved plates of antiquities and architectural remains a...

From Fine Editions Ltd

$685.00


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


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


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


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


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

N/P: Self Published 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 University Press between 1840 and 1850. Stated by ...

From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps

$500.00


APHRODISIAS City & Sculpture in Roman Asia by Photographs by Ahmet Ertug Text by RRR Smith

Book Description: Ertug & Kocabiyik, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. Dust Jacket Condition: Brand New. 1st Edition. APHRODISIAS City & Sculpture in Roman Asia text by Prof. R.R.R.Smith Julia Lenagham Photographs by Ahmet Ertug. Aphrodisias was...

From INTERMA

$500.00


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