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    Below is our latest listing of new and used books on ancient history still remaining. Each book will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Just email me
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      Below is our latest listing of new and used books on ancient history still remaining. Each book will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Just email me at antiquestnet@... to let me know what books you would like or if you have any questions. Do not respond through the email list as I might miss your message!

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      The World of the Pharaohs: A complete Guide to Ancient Egypt by

      Christine Hobson

      A beautifully illustrated guide to ancient Egypt, (tons of photos).

      Published in 1990. Soft cover book in excellent condition. 192-pages.

      Price: $12.00 (#409)



      Gladiators by Michael Grant

      An exciting account of the ancient Roman institution of arena combat, this book traces the bloody 800-year history of the bustuarii from their rise during the 3rd century BC to their eventual abolition at the end of the 5th century AD. Published in 1995. Hardcover with dust jacket and many photos, in brand new, never read condition. 128-pages.

      Price: $15.00 (#438)



      Mummies, Myth and Magic by Christine El Mahdy

      The definitive work on mummies and the Egyptian way of death.

      Published in 1995. Soft cover book with numerous photos. In brand

      new, never read condition. 192-pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#411)



      The craft of Poetic Speech in Ancient Greece by Claude Calame

      Published in 1995. Soft cover in brand new, never read condition. 20-

      pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#426)



      The Cities of Ancient Mexico: Reconstructing a Lost World by Jeremy

      A. Sabloff

      A detailed look at what it would have been like to live during the

      heyday of Mexico's greatest ancient cities, with many photos.

      Published in 1997. Soft cover in brand new, never read condition. 224-

      pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#424)



      Olympic Games in Ancient Greece by Shirley Glubok and Alfred Tamarin

      A look at the games including how they were played and stories of a

      number of athletes. Full of photos. Published in 1976. Soft cover

      in very good condition. 116-pages.

      Price: $12.00 (#422)



      Augustus by Pat Southern

      A biography of the heir to Julius Caesar. Published in 1998. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. 271-pages.

      Price: $16.00 (#430)



      Daily Life in Ancient Rome by Jerome Carcopino

      A thorough look at all aspects of life including the city�s population, houses and streets, marriage, woman and family education and religion, the daily routine, etc� Published in 1969. Soft cover in good condition, though with signs of wear. Some passages have been underlined in pencil. 342-pages.

      Price: $9.00 (#434)



      Caesar: A Politician and Statesman by Matthias Gelzer

      An excellent biography. Publ. in 1968. Hardcover with dust jacket in overall good condition though there are pen markings throughout and the cover shows signs of wear. 359-pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#439)



      The Legacy of Rome edited by Ctril Bailey

      A look at various aspects of Roman society including the concept of empire, administration, communications and commerce the science of law, family and social life, etc� Published 1951. Hardcover in excellent overall condition, though the pages have begun to slightly yellow from age. 512-pages.

      Price: $15.00 (#182)



      The Legacy of Greece edited by R.W. Livingston

      The companion to The Legacy of Rome, this book looks at religion, philosophy, mathematics, astronomy, natural science, literature, history architecture, etc� Hardcover in excellent overall condition, though the pages have begun to slightly yellow from age. 424-pages.

      Price: $15.00 (#183)



      Tutankhamun: The Untold Story by Thomas Hoving

      A fascinating account of the discovery and excavation of the famous Tut. A great read with a number of photos. Published in 1978. Soft cover in very good condition. 384-pages.

      Price: $11.00 (#442)



      Archaeology Beneath the Sea by George F. Bass

      A highly personalized wreck-by-wreck account of the author�s work in the eastern Mediterranean. Many photos and drawings throughout. Soft cover, in almost brand new, never read condition. 238-pages.

      Price: $10.00 (#152)



      The Lives of the Twelve Caesars by Seutonius.

      Published in 1931. A classic look at Julius Caesar through Domitian. A handsome hardcover edition in very good overall condition. 361-pages.

      Price: $14.00 (#443)



      Caesar � A Sketch by James Anthony Froude

      An antique volume in excellent condition from 1903. Hardcover, 450-pages.

      Price: $18.00 (#441)



      The Egyptians by Cyril Aldred

      The overwhelming importance of the annual inundation of the Nile and the rise and fall over 3,000 years of the power of the divine pharaoh, provides the unifying threads through this examination of the ancient Egyptian culture. Many color photos. Soft cover, in brand new, never read condition. 224-pages.

      Price: $14.00 (#297)



      A History of Ancient Egypt by Nicolas Grimal

      A history of what is arguably the first great civilization from the first human settlement in about 12,000 BC to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 333 BC. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1997. 518-pages.

      Price: $17.00 (#448)



      Ancient Greece: A Concise History by Peter Green

      Published in 1995. Soft cover in brand new, never read condition with

      many photos. 192-pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#423)



      The Burden of Egypt: An interpretation of Ancient Egyptian Culture by John A. Wilson

      An examination of ancient Egyptian history. Published in 1951. Hardcover, in very good condition, though there is a small amount of underlining on pages 9-19. With photos. 332-pages.

      Price: $16.00 (#445)



      Those Mysterious Etruscans by Agnes Carr Vaughan

      An examination of the origins, development and accomplishments of the Etruscan people. Hardcover book (no dust jacket), in excellent condition with a number of black and white & color photos. 222-pages.

      Price: $12.00 (#192)



      The Egyptian Kingdoms by A. Rosalie David

      A large volume with many photos highlighting the development of ancient Egypt. Published in 1975. Hardcover in excellent condition. 152-pages.

      Price: $15.00 (#449)



      Roman Britain by John Burke

      A look at the impact of the Roman empire on the England, with many photos. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Published in 1984. 152-pages.

      Price: $14.00 (#451)



      The Ancient Mediterranean by Michael Grant

      The development of the cultures of the Mediterranean basin. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Published in 1969, 374-pages.

      Price: $15.00 (#452)



      The Will of Zeus: A History of Greece from the Origins of Hellenic Culture to the Death of Alexander by Stringfellow Barr

      A great hardcover volume providing an in-depth look at the society of ancient Greece. In very good overall condition with dust jacket, however, the book is showing signs of age and wear. Published in 1961, 496-pages.

      Price: $18.00 (#453)



      The Egyptian Book of the Dead by E.A. Wallis Budge

      A detailed examination of the ritual to be performed for the dead. Includes a translation of the Papyrus of Ani. Softcover in excellent condition. Soft cover in virtually brand new, never read condition. Originally published in 1895, the volume was published in 1965. 377-pages.

      Price: $16.00 (#454)



      The Murder of Tutankhamen: A True Story by Bob Brier, Ph. D.

      The author uses modern forensic techniques and ancient documents to real the crime, identify the killer and bring the tumultuous world of ancient Egypt and its young pharaoh alive. Hardcover, with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. 264-pages.

      Price: $16.00 (#290)



      The World of Herodotus by Aubrey De Selincourt

      A scholarly and fascinating account of the Greek World from the eigth to the fifth centuries. Published in 1962. Softcover with dust jacket in excellent condition.392-pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#139)



      Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Classical Period by John Boardman

      A detailed survey of all the important painters and workshops with the aid of over 500 illustrations. Soft cover, in excellent condition. 252-pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#283)



      Egypt in Late Antiquity by Roger S. Bagnall

      Covers the society. Economy and culture of a province important to understanding the entire eastern part of the later Roman Empire. Soft cover, in brand new, never read condition. 370-pages.

      Price: $15.00 (#286)



      Kourion: The Search for a lost Roman City by David Soren and Jamie James

      The story of the discovery and excavations of the city of Kourion located on Cyprus, which was destroyed in the great earthquake of 365AD. Soft cover in excellent condition with many photos. 223-pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#330)



      Eyewitness to Discovery edited by Brian M. Fagan

      First person accounts of more than 50 of the world�s greatest archaeological discoveries including the Dead Sea scrolls, Thebes, Macchu Picchu, etc. Soft cover, in brand new, never read condition. 493-pages.

      Price: $16.00 (#333)



      From Mycenae to Homer by T.B.L. Webster

      A study of the evolution of the arts from the middle of the second millennium BC to the time of Homer. Hardcover, in good condition with a number of pencil notations. Includes many B/W photos and a fold-out map of the Homeric world. 312+-pages.

      Price: $12.00 (#335)



      Love in Ancient Rome by Pierre Grimal

      A complete view of all aspects of romantic and passionate love among

      the Romans. Published in 1967. Hard cover with dust jacket in very

      good condition, though a number of passages are underlined throughout

      the book. 306-pages.

      Price: $14.00 (#390)



      The Discovery of Egypt by Leslie Greener

      A thorough account of the uncovering of ancient Egypt through the

      ages. Published in 1989. Hardcover with dust jacket in virtually

      brand new, never read condition. 216-pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#406)



      The Monuments of Ancient Rome by Dorothy M. Robathan

      A look at the development of the city and its ancient monuments. A

      handsome hardcover book with a beautifully styled and embossed cover

      and spine. Published in 1950. In very good condition, though a number

      of passages are underlined in ink. 211-pages.

      Price: $12.00 (#395)



      Augustus & Nero: The Secret of Empire by Gilbert Charles-Picard

      Published in 1966. Hard cover with dust jacket in good overall

      condition, though there are numerous ink underlinings throughout the

      book and the dust jacket is worn. 190-pages.

      Price: $11.00 (#407)



      The Mysteries of Britain: Secret Rites and Traditions of Ancient

      Britain by Lewis Spence

      A fascinating read, looks at Druidism and how it developed. Published

      in 1997. Soft cover in brand new, never read condition. 256-pages.

      Price: $11.00 (#385)



      Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology by C.W. Ceram

      Published in 1954 with a number of photos, drawings and maps.

      Hardcover in very good condition. 428-pages.

      Price: $12.00 (#417)



      The Visible Past: Recent Archaeological Discoveries of Greek and

      Roman History by Michael Grant

      Published in 1990. Soft cover in excellent condition, with a number

      of photos and coins. 258-pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#393)



      Early Greece by Oswyn Murray

      The book stresses the relations between Greece and the east and some important aspects of social history. Topics covered include the end of the Dark Age relative to the development of the aristocracy and the community, colonization, the economy, the coming of the Persians, etc� Soft cover, in brand new never, read condition.

      Price: $13.00 (#284)



      The Rise of Rome to 264 BC by Jacques Heurgon

      A concise introduction to early Roman history in the context of the peopling and development of the western Mediterranean. Published in 1973. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. 344-pages.

      Price: $14.00 (#130)



      Bradley's Arnold Latin Prose Composition edited and revised by J.F. Mountford
      Published in 1992, this up to date edition of the famous primer
      covers all aspects of the rules, phrases and general composition of
      Latin. Soft cover in brand new, never read condition. Price: $10.00
      (#253)



      The Pantheon by William L. MacDonald

      A detailed look at the structure built by Hadrian in 117 along with

      its construction as seen against the background of its time.

      Published in 1976. Soft cover in generally good condition, though

      there are a number of ink markings throughout. Also includes many

      pictures and diagrams. 160-pages.

      Price: $9.00 (#387)



      The Myceneans by Lord William Taylor

      A detailed look at the archaeology and history of this ancient culture. Many photos, maps and diagrams. Soft cover and in brand new, never read condition. 180-pages.

      Price: $13.00 (#288)



      Mexico: From the Olmecs to the Aztecs

      A basic and very readable introduction to the region�s ancient civilizations. Many photos, maps and diagrams. Soft cover, in brand new, never read condition. 215-pages.

      Price: $14.00 (#289)



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