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    We re having a big 30% off sale on many of our new and used books on ancient and medieval history. Also, orders of $50.00 or more will get half- price
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      We're having a big 30% off sale on many of our new and used books on
      ancient and medieval history. Also, orders of $50.00 or more will get
      half- price shipping!!! Each book will be sold on a first come, first
      serve basis. Just email us directly at antiquestnet@... with
      the name and number (#) of the books you would like. Also, please
      feel free to contact us with any questions or special requests you
      may have.

      Shipping and handling within the USA is $4.00 for the first book and
      $2.00 each additional book. Shipping outside the country is extra
      depending on the destination. Payment can be made using credit cards
      through Paypal at www.x.com, or directly by money order. Payment from
      outside the USA is required in US dollars and may require additional
      charges if there are costs associated with completing the
      international transaction.
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      RESERVED 412. The Greek World edited by Robert Browning A large
      coffee table sized book with beautiful photos in color and b/w. Soft
      cover in brand new, never read condition. 328-pages. This volume
      lists for $34.95. Price: WAS $20.00 NOW $14.00

      417. 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: WAS $12.00 NOW
      $8.40

      RESERVED 424. 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: WAS $13.00 NOW $9.10

      427. Medieval Panorama: The English scene from Conquest to
      Reformation By G.G. Coulton - A heavily detailed volume. Published in
      1957. Soft cover in excellent condition though the spine is a bit
      faded. 801-pages. Price: WAS $13.00 NOW $9.10

      428. The Italian Renaissance by J.H. Plumb - A soft cover volume
      covering all the major aspects of the period, including a look on a
      city by city basis, including: Florence, Milan, Rome, Venice as well
      as women of the time, the prince and the state, the arts… In brand
      new, never read condition. Published in 1989. 318-pages. Price: WAS
      $13.00 NOW $9.10

      429. Florentine Histories by Nicolo Machiavelli - A classic in the
      world of medieval thought. This is a brand new, never read condition
      soft cover volume. Published in 1990. 391-pages. Price: WAS $13.00
      NOW $9.10

      RESERVED 435. The Arts in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by Paul
      Lacroix - An examination of the various arts and crafts of the time,
      including furniture, tapestry, ceramics, arms and armour, carriages,
      gold and silver work, playing cards, musical instruments, engraving,
      painting, etc… Published in 1996. Soft cover in brand new, never
      read condition, with many illustrations. 520-pages. Price: WAS
      $14.00 NOW $9.80

      445. The Burden of Egypt: An interpretation of Ancient Egyptian
      Culture by John A. Wilson - An examination of ancient Egyptian
      history. Publ. in 1951. Hardcover, in very good condition, there is
      some underlining on pages 9-19. With photos. 332-pages. Price: WAS
      $16.00 NOW $11.20

      471. The Monastic Achievement by George Zarnecki - A look at one the
      main stabilizing forces throughout the middle ages. Published in
      1972, 144-pages. Soft cover in very good condition, though some signs
      of aging. With many illustrations. Price: WAS $12.00 NOW $8.40

      RESERVED 472. Age of Chivalry: Art and Society in Late Medieval
      England edited by Nigel Saul - An examination of the artifacts of the
      chivalric age and the society in which they were produced. Published
      in 1992, 144 pages with many beautiful photos. Hard cover with dust
      jacket in brand new, never read condition. . Price: WAS $16.00 NOW
      $11.20

      475. Medieval Man and His Notions by Frederick Harrison - A look at
      what medieval man thought about his surroundings and himself.
      Published in 1947, with 276-pages and many illustrations. Hardcover
      with dust jacket in very good condition, though the dust jacket has a
      couple of small tears. Price: WAS $14.00 NOW $9.80

      476. 1066: The Year of the Conquest by David Howarth - A great book
      on this momentous time in English history, and it makes for a truly
      wonderful read. Published in 1977, 207-pages. Hardcover, in excellent
      condition. Price: WAS $13.00 NOW $9.10

      478. The Renaissance: Maker of Modern Man - A first edition volume
      that looks at the period when men resurrected antiquity and
      blueprinted modernity. Published in 1970, with 402-pages and 450-
      illustrations. Hardcover with beautifully embossed cover. Price: WAS
      $18.00 NOW $12.60

      RESERVED 479. Medieval People by Eileen Power - This book is about
      six ordinary people and their everyday lives. Soft cover in good
      overall condition. Published in 1963 with 210-pages. Price: WAS
      $8.00 NOW $5.60

      480. Medieval English Political Writing edited by James M. Dean -
      Contains select poems and documents that help illuminate political
      issues in 14th and 15th century England. Published in 1996. Soft
      cover in excellent condition, though the pages contains some
      highlighted passages and various margin notations. 270-pages. Price:
      WAS $14.00 NOW $9.80

      481. Men and Milestones of the Middle Ages by P. Gordon B. Stillman -
      A look at some of the major figures of the age and their role in the
      development of the culture of the times. Published in 1970, 211-
      pages. Soft cover in excellent condition. Price: WAS $13.00 NOW $9.10

      482. The Making of the Middle Ages by R.V.Southern - An absorbing
      study of the main personalities and the influences that molded the
      history of the western world from the late tenth to the early
      thirteenth century. Soft cover in excellent condition. 280-pages.
      Price: WAS $12.00 NOW $8.40

      483. Limited Monarchy in Great Britain in the Eighteenth Century by
      Richard Pares - A scholarly pamphlet of 28-pages that looks at the
      nature of the monarchy during this turbulent time. Published in
      1957. In very good condition, some signs of age are apparent.
      Price: WAS $10.00 NOW $7.00

      484. Tudor and Stuart History: A report of the Folger Library
      Conference on Needs and Opportunities - A scholarly pamphlet which
      examines the study of Tudor and Stuart history. Published in 1959, 41-
      pages. Soft cover in excellent overall condition. Price: WAS $10.00
      NOW $7.00


      485. Famous Women of the French Court by Imbert De Saint-Amand - A
      antique five-volume set covering the lives of Marie Antoinette, Marie
      Louise, the women of the Valois Court, Citizeness Bonaparte and the
      Duchess D'Angouleme. Published in 1894, the books are all hardcover
      in excellent condition. Price: WAS $75.00 NOW $52.50

      489. Exploring King Arthur's Britain by Denise Stobie – A fascinating
      introduction to the legends surrounding Arthur, the once and future
      king. Published in 1999. A large hardcover with dust jacket in
      brand new, never read condition. 96-pages. Price: WAS $14.00 NOW
      $9.80

      500. Interpreting the Past: Near Eastern Seals by Dominique Collon –
      A discussion of cylinder seals, including how their owners saw them
      and the world around them. Many detailed interpretations as well as
      photos and drawings. Published in 1990. Soft cover in brand new
      never read condition. 64-pages. . Price: WAS $16.00 NOW $11.20

      RESERVED 494. The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World: 300 BC – AD 300
      by George Kennedy – A look at how the art of persuasion the Romans
      inherited from the Greeks gradually became an art more concerned with
      the secondary characteristics of rhetoric: style and artistic effort.
      Published in 1972. Soft cover with dust jacket in excellent
      condition, though the dust jacket has a few minor tears. 568-pages.
      Price: WAS $13.00 NOW $9.10

      RESERVED 504. David: A biography by Barbara Cohen – A look at what is
      known of the man, the human being, who was a poet, soldier,
      politician, administrator, lover, father and religious leader to the
      united kingdom of Judah and Israel. Published in 1995. Hardcover
      with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. 108-pages.
      Price: WAS $12.00 NOW $8.40

      506. Light from the Ancient Past: The Archaeological Background of
      the Hebrew-Christian Religion (Vol. II) by Jack Finegan – The purpose
      of the book is to give a connected account of the archaeological
      background of Judaism and Christianity. Published in 1974. Softcover
      in very good overall condition. 638-pages with photos, tables and
      other illustrations. Price: WAS $14.00 NOW $9.80

      RESERVED 507. Larousse Encyclopedia of Archaeology general editor
      Gilbert Charles-Picard – A massive volume surveying the whole world
      of archaeology. With 600 illustrations. Hardcover with dust jacket
      in very good condition, though the shows some signs of wear.
      Published in 1972. 432-pages. Price: WAS $24.00 NOW $16.80 (Counts
      as 2-books for purposes of S&H)

      RESERVED 508. The Atlas of Archaeology by K. Branigan, consultant
      editor. A large volume detailing all areas of archaeology with many
      color photos and illustrations. Hardcover with dust jacket in
      virtuallt brand new, never read condition. Published in 1982. 240-
      pages. Price: WAS $23.00 NOW $16.10

      RESERVED 517. Christianity in the Roman Empire by Harold Mattingly –
      A look at how these two empires influenced the path of one another.
      Published in 1967. Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition,
      though the dust jacket is showing its age. 108-pages. Price: WAS
      $12.00 NOW $8.40

      RESERVED 518. Christ and the Caesars: Historical Sketches by
      Ethelbert Stauffer – How Christ impacted the development of the
      Ancient Rome. Published in 1955. Hardcover in very good condition,
      though with some foxing marks on the insode cover pages. 293-pages.
      Price: WAS $14.00 NOW $9.80

      519. The World of Tacitus by Donald Dudley – An examination of the
      times of Tacitus, focusing on his Histories (AD 68-70) and his
      Annals (the reign of Tiberius). Published in 1968. Hardcover with
      dust jacket in excellent overall condition. 271-pages. Price: WAS
      $14.00 NOW $9.80

      521. The Image of Rome by Erich S. Gruen – How contemporary writers
      saw and tried to portray the Roman Empire. Softcover in very good
      condition. 183-pages. Price: WAS $12.00 NOW $8.40

      RESERVED 525. Unearthing Atlantis: An Archaeological Odyssey by
      Charles Pellegrino – An exploration of one of our oldest and most
      alluring myths. Published in 1993. Soft cover in virtual brand new,
      never read condition. 325-pages. Price: WAS $11.00 NOW $7.70

      RESERVED 526. Religion in Greece and Rome by H.J. Rose - Softcover
      in very good overall condition. Published in 1959. Price: WAS
      $12.00 NOW $8.40

      RESERVED 527. The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter (translation
      ascribed to Oscar Wilde) – The great literary work that depicts the
      degeneracy of life under Nero. Published in 1992. Hardcover with
      dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. 258-pages. Price: WAS
      $14.00 NOW $9.80

      528. Medieval Technology and Social Change by Lynn White, Jr. –
      Exmines the role of technologicl innovation in the rise of social
      groups during the middle ages. Published in 1968. Soft cover in very
      good overall condition. 194-pages, with several interesting plates.
      Price: WAS $12.00 NOW $8.40

      529. Colonia Agrippinensis: A Brief Survey of Cologne in Roman Times
      by Peter La Baume – Published in 1967. Soft cover with dust jacket.
      61-pages with a number of interesting photos and fold-out maps and
      diagrams. Price: WAS $14.00 NOW $9.80


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      055. The Eve of the French Revolution by Edward J. Lowell - Published
      in 1922. A look at the various French institutions (the king,
      administration, clergy, church, nobility, army, courts…) and how they
      contributed to the revolution. Hardcover, in very good condition,
      though with some foxing due to age. 408-pages Price: WAS $12.00 NOW
      $8.40

      RESERVED 061. Napoleon by Emil Ludwig A classic antique biography of
      the Emperor. The book was published in 1926 and is in generally good
      condition. Hardcover, 707-pages. Price: WAS $12.00 NOW $8.40

      106. Constitutional History of England: From Henry VII to George II
      by Henry Hallam - This is an antique volume, published circa: 1860,
      and still in very good condition, though the top of the spine is a
      bit frayed. A thick volume, at about 970-pages. Price: WAS $20.00 NOW
      $14.00

      108. Life and Work of the People of England: The Seventeenth Century
      by Dorothy Hartley and Margaret M. Elliot - An antique volume, from
      1929, in excellent condition with many illustrations. Topics include
      the Church and state, medicine, law and justice, agriculture and
      country life, money, trade art, since… 80-pages. Price: WAS $13.00
      NOW $9.10

      RESERVED 110. War in the Middle Ages by Philippe Contamine - Covering
      the ten centuries following the fall of Rome, this book covers all
      aspects of the subject including the military customs and conditions
      of the various Western European states, armor and weaponry,
      recruitment and rules of combat developed to limit bloodshed.
      Hardcover, with dust jacket, in virtually brand new, never read
      condition, though there is a small tear in the dust jacket. 387-
      pages. Price: WAS $13.00 NOW $9.10

      RESERVED 149. The Persian Wars by Herodotus - One of the great works
      of classic Greece. Paperback, in very good condition. Price: WAS
      $7.00 NOW $4.90

      RESERVED 158. The Grenville Diaries edited by Phillip Whitwell
      Wilson - An antique set of two volumes published in 1927. This major
      figure of the first half of 19th century England was closely
      associated with Wellington, Palmerston and other political leaders of
      the reigns of George IV, William IV and Victoria. His memoirs are a
      fascinating and invaluable record of the period. Hardcover in good
      overall condition, though the covers show some wear reflecting their
      age. Combined 1170-pages. Price: WAS $24.00 NOW $16.80 (Counts as
      two books for purpose of S&H).

      186. The Rise of the Greeks by Michael Grant - This is an out of
      print volume which surveys the years 1000-490 BC. Published in
      1987. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. 391-pages.
      Price: WAS $16.00 NOW $11.20

      RESERVED 192. 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: WAS $12.00 NOW $8.40

      227. France Under Napoleon by Louis Bergeron - The book describes the
      condition of France and the French people during the fifteen years
      immediately following the great revolution. Soft cover, in virtual
      brand new, never read condition. 230-pages. Price: WAS $12.00 NOW
      $8.40

      284. 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: WAS $13.00 NOW $9.10

      RESERVED 288. 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: WAS $10.00 NOW $7.00

      290. 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: WAS
      $16.00 NOW $11.20

      RESERVED 297. 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: WAS $14.00 NOW $9.80

      305. The Conquest of England by Eric Linklater - Explores the highly
      controversial subject of the development of England under the Romans,
      Anglo-Saxons, Danes and ultimately, the Normans. Hardcover, with
      dust jacket, in brand new, never read condition. 318-pages Price: WAS
      $15.00 NOW $10.50

      307. The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Roland H. Bainton –
      A look at the transition point between the Middle Ages and modern
      times. With many illustrations. Soft cover, in very good condition,
      the cover is a bit scuffed and some page edges are slightly stained.
      278-pages. Price: WAS $8.00 NOW $5.60

      309. Henry the Eigth (and His Six Wives) by Francis Hackett - An
      antique volume, published in 1931, a wonderful biography of the man
      who defied the Pope, plundered the monasteries, and dominated his
      nation and religion. Hardcover with dust jacket, in very good
      condition though the dust jacket is slightly torn. 452-pages Price:
      WAS $15.00 NOW $10.50

      313. Louis XIV: A Royal Life - A biography of the Sun King. From the
      age of 13 he oversaw every aspect of government, from waging war and
      making political appointments to supervising the building of his many
      palaces and administering the treasury. Hardcover with dust jacket,
      in brand new, never read condition. 373-pages. Price: WAS $14.00
      NOW $9.80

      314. Alfred the Great by Thomas Hughes - An antique volume, published
      in 1871, this biography of one of the greatest figures in English
      history covers the man and the world around him. Hardcover with
      attractive embossing on the spine and front cover. Very good
      condition, though the front cover and a couple of pages are slightly
      separated. 324-pages. Price: WAS $12.00 NOW $8.40

      317. France Since 1789 by Paul A. Gagmon - From the French
      Revolution, the book then goes on to consider the Empire of France,
      the constitutional monarchies, the third republic, etc. Hardcover,
      in excellent condition, though there are a small number of light
      pencil markings throughout the book. 560-pages. Price: WAS $13.00 NOW
      $9.10

      321. The War of the Roses by Anthony Goodman - Includes an overall
      view of the campaigns, from the first skirmishes of 1452 to the last
      campaign in 1497 band examines the generalship of the commanders in
      both camps. Also looks at the military organization and the effects
      of the wars on society in general. 294-pages. Price: WAS $13.00 NOW
      $9.10

      322. Seventeenth-Century England: Society in an Age of Revolution -
      Topics such as social mobility, agriculture and social change, labor
      in the economy and the growth of the electorate. Soft cover in great
      condition, with a small tear along the spine. 181-pages Price: WAS
      $10.00 NOW $7.00

      330. Kourion: The Search for a lost Roman City by David Soren and
      Jamie James - 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: WAS $13.00 NOW $9.10

      340. The Holy Roman Empire by James Bryce - An antique volume
      published in 1887. Chronicles the empire from before the invasion of
      the barbarians through the time of Napoleon. Hardcover in excellent
      condition. 467-pages. Price: WAS $14.00 NOW $9.80

      344. Vanished Empire: Vienna-Budapest-Prague A look at the three
      principal cities of the Habsburg Empire and their principal legacy
      within that empire. Published in 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket in
      brand new, never read condition. 336-pages. Price: WAS $15.00 NOW
      $10.50

      361. Peter the Great: His Life and World by Robert K. Massie - The
      complete biography by this master of non-fiction storytelling.
      Published in 1980, 909-pages. Hard cover with dust jacket. In
      excellent condition, with slight signs of aging. Price: WAS $12.00
      NOW $8.40

      RESERVED 389. From Barbarians to New Men: Greek, Roman and Modern
      Perceptions of Peoples from the Central Apennines by Emma Dench How
      the Greek and Romans viewed these "Barbarians" and what it said about
      their own development. Published in 1995. Hard cover in very good
      condition, though there are a few passages underlined within the
      first five pages. 255-pages. Price: WAS $13.00 NOW $9.10
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