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    Hi Everyone, Below is a listing of books on ancient and medieval history that are available from some of my recent listings. Some of them are now available
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 17, 2002
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      Hi Everyone,



      Below is a listing of books on ancient and medieval history that are available from some of my recent listings. Some of them are now available because I was able to get additional copies while a few are available because the original orders were not completed. Please read this list carefully as it may contain some books that were not available when you originally requested them.



      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. Also, for those of you who are not aware of it, for orders (just the books) of $50.00 or more, shipping and handling is � price. Shipping outside the country is extra depending on the destination, and it may take us several days to get back to you with that information.



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      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 $15.00



      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







      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: $24.00 (Counts as 2-books for purposes of S&H)



      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



      554. Encyclopedia of Archaeology edited by Glyn Daniel � Covers the entire history of archaeology with over 1000 entries. Published in 1977. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent overall condition. 224-pages. Price: $22.00







      586. The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankamen by Howard Carter and AC Mace � A republication of Howard Carter�s famous account of the discovery of the boy-king�s tomb. Softcover in excellent condition. Published in 1977. 231-pages. Price: $10.00



      588. The Archaeology Handbook by Bill McMillon � A field manual and resource guide. Softcover in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1991, 259-pages. Price: $12.00



      613. A Complete Guide to Egypt and the Archaeological Sites by A. Hoyt Hobbs and Joy Adzigian � A broad look at the country and its archaeological wonders. Softcover in excellent condition, with numerous pages. Published in 1981. 320-pages Price: $13.00



      619. The Echo of Greece by Edith Hamilton � A follow-up to The Greek Way, this book carries the story forward into the period just following the Periclean Age and considers Atehens and the Greeks of the fourth century. Hardcover in excellent condition. Published in 1957. 224-pages. Price: $14.00



      620. 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



      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



      622. Pompeii: A Guide to the Ancient City by Salvatore Nappo � An oversized book with a large number of beautiful color photos and drawings. Hardcover with dust jacket, in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1998. 168-pages. Price: $16.00



      632. The World of the French Revolution by R.R. Palmer � An examination of the effects of the revolution on France as well as its impact on the rest of Europe and America. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Published in 1971. 282-pages. Price: $ 14.00



      633. Alfred the Great: The King and His England by Eleanor Shipley Duckett � A warm and dramatic account of Alfred, the only king whom England has ever called "The Great." Softcover in very good condition. Published in 1965. 221-pages. Price: $10.00



      635. Report on the Shroud of Turin by Dr. John Heller � The story of 40 American scientists who, using modern instrumentation, tackled the problem of how the image was formed � and the remarkable conclusions to which they came. Hard cover with dust jacket, in very good condition, though is dust jacket is worn. Published in 1983. 225-pages. Price: $10.00



      636. The Year 1000 by Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger � What life was like at the turn of the first millenium in England. Softcover in excellent condition. Published in 1999. 230-pages. Price: $10.00



      637. The Age of Constantine the Great by Jacob Burckhardt � What the world was like during his reign. Softcover in excellent condition. Published in 1983. 400-pages. Price: $11.00



      639. 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



      641. Joan of Arc: Her Story by Regine Pernoud and Marie-Veronique Clin � The english translation of this French best-seller on the life of this heroine. Hardcover in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1998. 304-pages. Original list price: $27.95. Price: $14.00



      643. Anne Boleyn by Norah Lofts � A look at this woman who was Henry VIII�s second wife, mother of Elizabeth I and beheaded on charges of incest. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Published in 1979. 192-pages. Price: $14.00



      645. Peter the Great: His Life and World by Robert K. Massie - A wonderful biography of the Tsar who tried to modernize and westernize mother Russia. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1999. 909-pages. Price: $15.00



      665. Who Were the Celts?: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Celts 1000 BC to the Present by Kevin Duffy. With particular emphasis on early Celtic culture. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1999. 250-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



      668. The Description of England: The Classic Contemporary Account of Tudor Social Life by William Harrison � A richly detailed study of England four centuries ago. Softcover in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1994. 512-pages. Price: $10.00







      676. Mary Queen of Scotts by Samuel Cowan � An antique set of two volumes. The biography of one of histories most fascinating personalities. This set, published in 1901, includes a number of high quality photogravures. Hardcover in excellent overall condition, though the covers do show some signs of age. Altogether, a beautiful addition to a library on medieval history. Over 790-pages. Price: $45.00



      677. Egyptian Decorative Art by W.M. Flinders Petrie � A classic examination of the historical development of Egyptian Decorative arts by one of the greatest classicists o all time. A Small softcover book, in brand new never read condition, with over 200 carefully drawn illustrations. Published in 1999. 128-pages. Price: $7.00



      678. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucycides � A translation of this great work of the ancient world. Hard cover in excellent condition. Published in 1948. 489-pages with several maps. Price: $13.00



      682. The Celts: Glorious Treasures by Karen Sullivan � A wonderful insight into Celtic artistry and treasures. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new, never read condition. With many beautiful photos. Published in 1997. 93-pages. Price: $13.00


      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

      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 medieval 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)



      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



      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



      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 medieval origins of the modern calendar. A great read. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 328-pages. Price: $11.00

      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



      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









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