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    Below is our latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient and Medireview history. Each book will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Just email
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      Below is our latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient
      and Medireview history. 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.

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      705. The Mummy: Funereal Rites & Customs in Ancient Egypt by Ernest
      A. Wallis Budge � This volume will fascinate anyone wishing to
      understand not only the process of mummification, but also the
      cultural background of a ritual upon which an entire civilization was
      built. Softcover in excellent overall condition, though there are a
      couple of very small abrasions on the cover. Published in 1995. 404-
      pages. Price: $12.00

      706. The Lost Tomb by Kent R. Weeks, Ph. D � The incredible story of
      the discovery and excavation of the burial site of the sons of
      Ramsses II. A great read. Softcover in brand new never read
      condition with a number of maps, drawings and photos. Published in
      1998. 330-pages. Price: $12.00

      707. Who's Who in Egyptian Mythology by Anthony S. Mercante �
      Spanning Egypt's 4,000 year cultural history, this book provides a
      comprehensive look at the mythic creatures of this great society.
      Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1995. 230-pages. Originally $32.50 Price: $17.00

      708. The History of Atlantis by Lewis Spence � The author looks at
      the archeological evidence to support Plato's account of Atlantis and
      decides it is possible. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent
      overall condition. Published in 1996. 238-pages. Price: $13.00

      709. Roman Art and Architecture by Sir Mortimer Wheeler � Discusses
      the many diverse and qualities of Roman art in terms of its
      development within Italy and the Empire. Softcover in excellent
      overall condition with many photos. Published in 1964. 250-pages.
      Price: $14.00

      710. Nefertiti and Cleopatra: Queen Monarchs of Ancient Egypt by
      Julia Samson � A new and vivid account of the lives of the two pre-
      eminent queen/monarchs of ancient Egypt. Hardcover with dustjacket
      in brand new never read condition. Published in 2002. 150-pages.
      Price: $ 14.00

      711. The Secret of the Hittites: The Discovery of an Empire by C.W.
      Ceram � Chronicles one of the most arresting chapters in the story of
      archaeology. Softcover in very good overall condition. Published in
      1973. 281+ pages. Price: $13.00

      712. Art Forms and Civic Life in the Late Roman Empire by H.P.
      L'Orange - Covers art and architecture, during the time of
      Diocletian, its relationship to religion and civic administration,
      etc. Softcover, in excellent condition. 131-pages. Price: $13.00

      713. Herculaneum: Italy's Buried Treasure by Joseph Jay Deiss � A
      vivid recreation of life on Pompeii's sister city. Softcover in
      brand new, never read condition. Published in 1985. 222-pages.
      Price: $13.00

      714. The Colosseum by Peter Quennell � A large well illustrated
      volume detailing the history of one of the world's great monumental
      buildings. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition.
      Published in 1971. 172-pages. Price: $16.00

      715. Life in a Medireview City by Joseph and Frances Gies � Evokes
      every aspect of city life in the Middle Ages by depicting in detail
      what it was like to live in a prosperous city of northwest Europe in
      the 12th and 13th centuries. Softcover in brand new never read
      condition. Published in 1981. 274-pages. Price: $11.00

      716. Through the Glass Window Shines the Sun edited by Pamela Norris �
      An anthology of medireview poetry and prose. Hardcover with
      dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Beautifully
      illustrated in color. Published in 1995. 120-pages. Price: $13.00

      717. Rome: Biography of a City by Christopher Hibbert � This renowned
      historian traces the history of Rome from its earliest days, with
      particular focus on its ancient and medireview periods. Hardcover with
      dust jacket in very good overall condition. This is a large, well-
      illustrated book. Published in 1985. 387-pages. Price: $17.00

      718. The Echo of Greece by Edith Hamilton � A interpretation of Greek
      life from the period just before the Periclean Age through the fourth
      century. Hardcover with dust jacket, in very good condition.
      Published in 1957, 224-pages. Price: $13.00

      719. Everyman's Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography by A vintage
      edition published in 1952, this volume is a fascinating look at the
      world as it used to be. Maps are accompanied by easy to understand
      explanations. Hardcover in excellent overall condition. 256-pages.
      Price: $18.00

      720. The Mycenaeans by Lord William Taylour � A history of this
      fascinating civilization and how it came to be. Hardcover in
      excellent overall condition, though the dustjacket is a bit
      yellowed. First edition. Published in 1964. 243-pages. Price:
      $15.00

      721. Sources for the History of Greek Athletics by Rachel Sargent
      Robinson � This book views Greek athletics from its earliest informal
      beginnings to its practice in the later Roman Empire. Softcover in
      very good overall condition. Published in 1984. 289-pages. Price:
      $15.00

      722. Calendar: Humanity's Epic Struggle To Determine a true and
      Accurate Year by David Ewing Duncan � A beautifully written work
      looking at the ancient and medireview origins of the modern calendar.
      A great read. Softcover in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1998. 328-pages. Price: $11.00

      723. Sons of the Gods, Children of Earth: Ideology and Literary Form
      in Ancient Greece � The author applies the insights of Marxist theory
      to a number of central Greek literary and philosophical texts. Very
      interesting read. Softcover in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1992. 412-pages. Price: $15.00

      724. What Life was Like Amid Splendor and Intrigue: Byzantine Empire
      AD 330-1453 � A large and wonderfully illustrated examination of the
      history of the Byzantine Empire. Hardcover in brand new never read
      condition. Published in 1998. 144-pages. Price: $13.00

      725. What Life was Like At the Dawn of Democracy: Clasical Athens
      525-322 BC � A large and wonderfully illustrated examination of the
      history of classical Athens. Hardcover in brand new never read
      condition. Published in 1997. 144-pages. Price: $13.00

      726. What Life was Like on The Banks of the Nile: Egypt 3050-30 BC -
      A large and wonderfully illustrated examination of the history of
      ancient Egypt. Hardcover in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1997. 192-pages. Price: $13.00

      727. The Arcanum by Janet Gleeson � The extraordinary true story of
      the discovery of porcelain during the late middle ages. A
      fascinating read, with elements of politics and industry. Hardcover
      with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in
      1998. 324-pages. Originally $27.00. Price: $15.00

      728. Greece in the Bronze Age by Emily Vermeule � A modern
      reconstruction of the pre-classical period of Greece. Hardcover with
      dustjacket in excellent overall condition, though the dustjacket does
      have a couple of small tears. Published in 1964. Approximately 440-
      pages, with many illustrations. Price: $16.00

      729. The Mythmaker: Paul and the Invention of Christianity by Hyam
      Maccoby � Contends that Christianity was the invention of Paul who
      used elements of Judaism, Gnosticism and pagan mystery cults as his
      material, fusing them around the story of Jesus' crucifixion.
      Hardcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 237-
      pages. Price: $14.00

      730. The Scottish Highlanders and their Regiments by Michael Brander �
      The story of the Scottish Highlander regiments in the British army
      and how their existence helped to preserve their culture. Hardcover
      in brand new never read condition. Published in 1996. 224-pages.
      Price: $13.00

      731. Arab Historians of the Crusades by Francesco Gabrielli � One of
      the most fascinating periods in world history as told from the point
      of view of Arab historians. A remarkable perspective. Hardcover
      with dustjacket in excellent overall condition. Published in 1993.
      362-pages. Price: $16.00


      BEST SELLERS:

      438. 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

      459. A Guide to the Ancient World: A Dictionary of Classical Place
      Names by Michael Grant - A massive reference volume of nearly 900
      places throughout the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations.
      Published in 1997. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never
      read condition. 728-pages. Price: $23.00 (#459)

      575. Learn Latin by Peter Jones � A concise method to learn Latin
      grammar and vocabulary. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new,
      never read condition. Published in 1998. 176-pages. Price: $15.00
      (#575)

      621. Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Everyone: An Introduction to the
      writing of ancient Egypt by Joseph and Lenore Scott � A great
      beginning primer. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 1993. 95-pages. Price: $14.00

      666. Reading the Past: Ancient Writing from Cuneiform to the Alphabet
      introduced by JT Hooker � An extensive examination of the subject
      with numerous photos and illustrations. Hardcover with dust jacket
      in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1998, 384-pages.
      Price: $17.00

      671. England World Heritage by John Hedgecoe and David Souden � A
      look at the country's great historical treasures with a focus on the
      ancient and medireview eras. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new,
      never read condition. With many illustrations. Published in 1997.
      96-pages. Price: $13.00


      CHOICE LEFTOVERS:

      255. Caligula: The Corruption of Power by Anthony A. Barrett - The
      book looks at his life and career through a review of his family
      history, upbringing, illnesses and the question of his sanity.
      Hardcover with dust jacket, in very good condition through with
      underlined passages and notations. Published in 1989. 334-pages.
      Price: $13.00

      531. Egypt to the End of the Old Kingdom by Cyril Aldred � A telling
      of the turbulent story of Egypt until the Pyramid Age. Published in
      1965. Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition. With
      numerous photos. 143-pages. Price: $14.00

      540. Nero: Emperor in Revolt by Michael Grant � An appraisal of the
      life and impact of this complex emperor. Published in 1970.
      Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent overall condition. The
      contains a number of photos including a many coins. 272-pages.
      Price: $16.00

      542. The Ancient Mediterranean by Michael Grant � A look at the
      historic foundations of ancient Rome and Greece. Published in 1969.
      Hardcover in excellent overall condition, though the dust jacket is
      showing a bit of age. 374-pages. Price: $16.00

      543. Ancestral Voices: Decoding Ancient Languages by James Norman �
      How the discovery and deciphering of long-forgotten systems of
      writing have uncovered the literatures and histories of numerous
      ancient cultures. Published in 1992. Hardcover with dust jacket in
      virtually brand new, never read condition. 242-pages. Price: $14.00

      544. Women Who Ruled: A Biographical Encyclopedia by Guida M.
      Jackson - A look at 360 Women rulers, including many from ancient
      and medireview times. Published in 1998. Hardcover with dust jacket
      in brand new, never read condition. 192-pages. Original list price
      of $55.00. Price: $17.00

      555. Egyptian Mgic by E.A. Wallis Budge � A well-known study of the
      magic of the ancient Egyptians. Published in 1971. Softcover in
      excellent condition. 234-pages. Price: $13.00

      561. A Social History of Greece and Rome by Michael Grant � First
      American Edition. Offers fresh insights into the customs and conduct
      of individuals often ignored by traditional studies of the period.
      Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition.
      Published in 1992. 197-pages. Price: $14.00

      683. The Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453 by
      Desmond Seward � A fascinating look at this epic struggle including a
      look at the social aspects of the war and the effects it had on both
      England and France. Hardcover with dustjacket in excellent overall
      condition, though the dustjacket has a small tear on its lower back.
      Published in 1978. 296-pages. Price: $14.00

      684. Petra: Lost City of the Ancient World by Christian Auge and Jean-
      Marie Dentzer � A compact guide to this marvel of the ancient world,
      with numerous beautiful photos. Softcover in brand new, never read
      condition. Published in 2000 127-pages. Price: $8.00


      688. The Blood and the Shroud by Ian Wilson � New evidence that the
      world's most sacred relic is real. A great read. Softcover in brand
      new, never read condition. Published in 1998. 333-pages. Price: $11.00

      689. Lionhearts: Richard I, Saladin and the Era of the third Crusade
      by Geoffrey Regan � One of the most gripping pieces of history told
      in terms of the story of its primary characters. Hardcover with
      dustjacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1998.
      254-pages. Price: $14.00

      690. Genghis Khan: Conqueror of the World by Leo DeHartog � The
      biography of this great warrior and leader. Hardcover with dustjacket
      in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 230-pages.
      Price: $14.00

      691. Ramses II: Greatest of the Pharoahs by Bernadette Menu � A
      compact book covering the leader whose reign marked a golden age on
      which political and cultural life thrived. Softcover in brand new
      never read condition. Published in 1999. 159-pages. Price: $8.00

      693. The King Must Die and The Bull from the Sea by Mary Renault � A
      novel covering the story of the Greek mythic hero Theseus who was the
      King of Athens, favorite of Poseidon and slayer of the Minotaur.
      Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1998. 531-pages. Price: $13.00

      694. Chronicles of the Celts: The Classic Sagas by Iain Zaczek � A
      collection of storys from the ancient Celtic culture. Softcover in
      brand new never read condition. Published in 1996. 159-pages. Price:
      $13.00

      695. Age of Chivalry: Art and Society in Late Medireview 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: $15.00

      696. The Practical Archaeologist: How we know what we know about the
      Past BY Jane McIntosh � A geat reference to the world of modern
      archaeology, with more than 200-photos. Softcover in brand new never
      read condition. Published in 1999. 186-pages. Price: $12.00

      698. The Celtic Saints by Nigel Pennick � An illustrated and
      authoritative guide to these extraordinary men and women, with many
      beautiful color photos. Softcover in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1997. 127-pages. Price: $11.00

      699. The Military Revolution in Sixteenth Century Europe by David
      Eltis � Relates the progress in England to the overall military
      changes sweeping Europe. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never
      read condition. Published in 1998. 175-pages. Price: $14.00

      700. Imagining Atlantis by Richard Ellis � A fascinating historical
      and archaeological detective story. Hardcover with dustjacket in
      brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 322-pages. List
      price: $27.50 Our Price: $15.00

      701. The Macmillan Dictionary of Military Biography by Alan Axelrod
      and Charles Phillips � Portrays the commanders who helped shape
      history from the very beginning: roughly 3,500 B.C. Includes many
      entries from the ancient and medireview world. Hardcover with
      dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 463-
      pages. List price: $39.95 Price: $22.00

      704. The Reformation by Will Durant � Part of the great Story of
      Civilization series. An in depth look at the time of the 14th, 15th
      and 16th centuries. A great work! Hardcover with dustjacket in brand
      new never read condition. Published in 1985. 1,025-pages. Price:
      $18.00 (Counts as 2-books for purpose of shipping and handling)




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