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    Hi Everyone, Below is my latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient and Medieval history. Each book will be sold on a first come first serve basis.
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      Hi Everyone,

      Below is my latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient and Medieval history. Each book will be sold on a first come first serve
      basis. Just email me directly at antiquestnet@... with the name and number of the book(s) 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. For orders of $50.00 or more, shipping and handling is � price. Shipping outside the USA is extra depending on the destination, and it may take us several days to get back to you with that information.

      Payment within the USA is accepted through Paypal, Bidpay or by US dollar Money Order drawn on a US bank or the US Postal Service. 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. Also, while we will accept cash, we cannot take responsibility for cash through the mail.

      All transactions are expected to be completed within 14-calendar days, unless special arrangements are agreed to.

      For reference, please check out our ebay feedback, the ID is: "antiquest.net" Thanks for your interest and keep on reading!

      Joy
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      New Offerings:



      897. A Popular History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Reign of Queen Victoria by M. Guizot - An antique set of four books, totaling approximately 1,750 pages and numerous plates, published in 1886. A great addition to any library on English history. In very good shape, epecially considering its age. One volume has a small tear by the top of it's spine, smaller than a dime. It is difficult to find a complete set like this and in such good shape. Price: $75.00



      898. Women in the Middle Ages by Frances and Joseph Gies - Focuses on the lives, expectations and accomplishments of medieval women, especially seven women representing different classes, countries and centuries. Softcover in excellent, never read condition, Published in 1978. 264-pages. Price: $10.00



      899. The Druids by Peter Berresford Ellis - Sifts through the historical evidence and with reference to the latest archaeological and etymological findings, gives the first authentic account of who the mysterious Druids were and what role they played in Celtic society. Hardcover with dustjacket in excellent overall condition. Published 1995. 304-pages. Price: $13.00



      900. 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 brand new, never read condition. Originally published in 1895. Price: $11.00



      901. Reading the Past: Egyptian Hieroglyphs by W.V. Davies - Explains the underlying principles of the script and describes its origin, development and uses, with due attention paid to its cursive derivatives called hieratic and demotic. Softcover in virtually brand new never read condition. Published in 1989. 64-pages. Price: $12.00



      902. A History ofLondon by Robert Gray - A detailed look at this great city, with particular emphasis on its ancient and medieval origins. Hardcover with dustjacket in virtually brand new never read condition. Published in 1979. 352-pages. Price: $11.00



      903. Tutankhamen: Amenism, Atenism and Egyptian Monotheism by Sir Ernest A. Wallis Budge - Originally written in 1923, just one year after the finding of the tomb of Tutankhamen, traces the evolution of religion from the worship of Amen, the god of successful warriors, to the cult of Aten, the sun god, to the beginnings of Egyptian monotheism. With hieroglyphic texts of hymns to Amen and Aten. Hardcover in very good overall condition, though the pages are a bit yellowed. Appears to have been published in the 1960s. 160-pages. Price: $14.00



      904. The Mute Stones Speak: The Story of Archaeology in Italy by Paul MacKendrick - A detailed highly illustrated discussion of the colorful and dramatic story of archaeology in Italy from pre-Roman times to the present. Hardcover with dustjacket in excellent condition. Published in 1960. 369-pages. Price: $13.00



      905. The Templars' Secret Island: The Knights, the Priest and the Treasure by Erling Haagensen and Henry Lincoln - Describes the intriguing links between medieval Scandinavia, France and Jerusalem. How men of influence such as Bernard of Clairvaux, the Templar Grand master Bertrand de Blanchefort and a Danish bishop all worked together in the 12th century to preserve a fantastic secret. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. With numerous illustrations. Published in 2002. 194-pages. Price: $14.00



      906. Celtic Mythology - Tells the story of how Celtic mythology survived in a world in which writing was prohibited and evolved to take into account historical events and the coming of Christianity. It also contains many of the famous legends themselves and an A-Z guide that decribes the legacy and the customs of the Celtics. A large hardcover volume with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. With many beautiful illustrations. Published in 2002. 480-pages. Price: $18.00



      907. The Scottish Highlanders and their Regiments by Michael Brander - Examines the Scottish Highlander regiments, how they developed and how they reflected the culture that produced them. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 19996 224-pages. Price: $13.00



      908. The Medieval Underworld by Andrew McCall � Considers such sections of society as outlaws and brigands, homosexuals, heretics, witches, prostitutes, thieves, fraudulent beggars and vagabonds in terms of their activities and punishments. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1993. 319-pages. Lists for $24.95 Our Price: $16.00



      909. 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: $13.00



      910. Dictionary of Classical Antiquities by Oskar Seyffert - A standard reference work covering mythology, religion, literature and Art by one of the greatest classicists of all time. Softcover in good overall condition, with over 450-illustrations. Published in 1961. 714-pages. Price: $13.00



      911. Light from the Ancient Past: The Archaeological Background of the Hebrew Christian Religion by Jack Finegan - A comprehensive description of many valuable contributions to our knowledge of the life, lterature and especially the archaeology of the early Church. Hardcover with dustjacket, in very good overall condition, though the dustjacket is showing signs of age. With a number of illustrations. Published in 1946. 500-pages. Our Price: $15.00



      912. The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaeology by E.A. Wallis Budge - Offers fascinating discussion of Egyptian funerary procedures including mummification, burial practices and goods, ritual texts, gods, graves and tombs, coffins, etc�. Soft cover in excellent condition, with illustrations. Published in 1989. 513-pages. Price: $13.00



      913. Builders of the Ancient World: Marvels of Engineering - An examination of the greatest architectural wonders, brings a new understanding of the organization and sacrifices of laborers, soldiers, slaves and free artisans - all of who worked for the glory of a society and its gods. Hardcover with dustjacket, in very good overall condition, though the dustjacket is showing slight signs of age. With a number of illustrations. Published in 1986. 199-pages. Our Price: $13.00



      914. Arms, Armies and Fortifications in the Hundred Years War by Curry Hughes Arms, Armies and Fortifications in the Hundred Years War Offers a much broader and truer picture of the realities of medieval warfare by focusing on less visible aspects and evidence than is typically used by historians. Examines surviving artifacts such as artillery pieces, longbows, and nautical remains to give a realistic assessment. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 221-pages. Price: $18.00



      915. Rome of the Caesars by Leonardo B. Dal Maso - Recreats the world of ancient Rome at the time of the Caesars, looks at both the Rome of the masses and the upper classes. With many color illustrations. Softcover in excellent condition. Pubished in 1976. 126-pages. Price: $13.00



      916. Treasures of Early Irish Art 1500 B.C. to 1500 A.D. - A museum collectors guide of artefacts from the collections of the National Museum of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy and Trinity College, Dublin and exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and other major museums in America. Softcover in excellent condition and beautifully illustrated in color. A beautiful collector's item. Pubished in 1977. 221-pages. Price: $15.00



      917. Life and Literature in the Roman Republic by Tenney Frank - A small volume that discusses the role of the literary form in the time of the Republic. Softcover in excellent condition. Pubished in 1971. 250-pages. Price: $9.00



      918. Greek Art by John Boardman - A highly illustrated examination of Greek art in all its forms. Softcover in good condition, though there is extensive highlighting throughout the book. Published in 1966. 286-pages. Price: $10.00



      919. The Decline and Fall of the Ottoman Empire by Alan Palmer - Offers a provocative view of the empire's decline from the failure to take Vienna in 1683 to the abolition of the Sultanate in modern times. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1994. 306-pages. Price: $14.00



      920. Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings by Amy Kelly - A colorful acount of one of England's major historical features. A wonderful read. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. 427-pages. Price: $14.00



      921. The Celtic Book of Living and Dying: An Illustrated Guide to Celtic Wisdom by Juliette Wood - A beautifully illustrated collection of Celtic wisdom, tracing the journey of the soul from birth through death and beyond. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. With many beautiful color illustrations. Published in 2000. 144-pages. Orig. $24.95. Price: $15.00



      922. The Will of Zeus: A History of Greece, From the Origins of Hellenic Culture to the Death of Alexander by Stringfellow Barr - A history of Greece that memorably records its words and deeds and examines the cultures great thinkers and leaders. Softcover in very good overall condition, though with some yellowing. Pubished in 1965. 494-pages. Price: $9.00



      923. Scottish Highlanders by Charles MacKinnon - The book is arranged in two main sections: the first is an outline of Scottish history relevant to the highlanders; the second is a series of individual clan histories, frequently cross-referenced to setion one. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1992. 272-pages. Price: $14.00



      924. 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 very good overall condition, though the spine is slightly weak. 268-pages. Price: $12.00



      925. Medieval Cities: Their Origins and the Revival of Trade by Henri Pirenne � A look at European urban growth through the development of commerce and the class system. A small softcover book in excellent condition. Looks like it was published in the 1960s. 185-pages. Price:$8.00



      926. Tutankhamun: His Tomb and Its Treasures by I.E.S. Edwards - Here are the legendary treasures of the boy-king's tomb - in a magnificent volume expanded from the unprecedented Metropolitan Museum, Egyptian Government exhibition. A large, coffee-table size hardcover volume,in beautiful condition, with hundreds of color and B/W photos. In excellent overall condition. A great book for any student of ancient Egypt. Published in 1977. 256-pages. Price: $17.00



      927. Historical Sites in Israel by Moshe Pearlman and Yaacov Yannai - Presents the historical background to the most important places of antiquity. A large, coffee-table size hardcover volume,in beautiful condition, with numerous color and B/W photos. In excellent overall condition. A great book for any student of ancient Israel Published in 1978. 286-pages. Price: $16.00





      Choice Remainders:



      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



      767. Monumental Coins by Marvin Tameanko � Buildings and structures on ancient coinage with many coin photos and sketches. A large hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1999. 242-pages. Originally $39.95 Price: $14.00



      777. Celtic Daily Life by Victor Walkley � Includes sections on herb lore, metalwork, wine and brewing, feasts, recipes, clothing, perfumes, marriage rites, legends and beliefs, etc. Hardcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 128-pages. Price. $13.00



      778. Cruelty and Civilization: The Roman Games by Roland Auguet � A detailed examination of the games, the gladiators and the crowds that watched it all. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1994. 222-pages. Price: $16.00



      807. Arts of the Celts by Lloyd and Jennifer Laing � Looks at the entire spectrum of Celtic art with all of its vibrancy, power, and intricate patterns is revealed here from the Iron Age through the revival of Druid culture. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1992. 216-pages. Our Price: $11.00



      815. The Mycenaean World by John Chadwick � A detailed look at the ancient world of the Myceneans and the detail of their everyday lives. Hardcover in dustjacket in excellent overall condition. Published in 1977. 201-pages. Our Price: $14.00



      816. The Twilight Lords by Richard Berleth � The fierce, doomed struggle of the last great feudal lords of Ireland against the England of Elizabeth I. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1994. 316-pages. Our Price: $15.00



      817. The Civil Wars: A Military History of England, Scotland and Ireland 1638-1660 edited by John Kenyon and Jane Ohlmeyer � A series of essays that focuses on the conflict that engulfed the kingdoms ruled by Charles I after 1638. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 391-pages. Lists for $39.95 Our Price: $20.00



      818. The Gift of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels. by Thomas Cahill � A look at the history of the Jewish people from ancient times and their impact on the development of western culture. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1998. 291-pages. Lists for $23.50 Our Price: $14.00



      842. The Gateway to the Middle Ages: Monasticism by Eleanor Shipley Duckett - A glowing description of monasticism as it developed under such figures as Columban, St. Benedict and St. Gregory. Softcover in excellent overall condition. Published in 1991. 262-pages. Price: $12.00



      843. Democracy and Classical Greece by JK Davies - Traces the flowering of this extraordinary society, drawing on a wealth of documentary material; houses and graves, sculptures and vases, and the writings of historians, orators, biographers, dramatists ad philosophers. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent overall condition. Published in 1993. 308-pages. Price: $14.00



      846. The Founders of the Western World by Michael Grant - This volume creates a vivid panorama of the Greco-Roman world by bringing together the most dramatic events on record from its beginnings in 1,000 BC to the fall of the western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent overall condition. Published in 1991. 352-pages. Price: $15.00



      847. The Life of Elizabeth by Alison Weir - A great bio; includes provocative new interpretations of and fresh insights on the intimacy between Elizabeth and Robert Dudley, the imprisonment of and execution of Mary Stuart, Elizabeth's clash with Philip of Spain and the cruel betrayal of her beloved Essex. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. Published in 1998. 532-pages. Lists for $27.50 Price: $16.00



      852. Greek and Roman Philosophy after Aristotle: readings in the History of Philosophy editedd by Jason Saunders - Contains many selections that emphaive the range an significance of the important philoophers of each period, their interrelationships with each other and with the intellectual currents of the day. Softcover in very good overall condition. Published in 1966. 370-pages. Price: $11.00



      853. 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 1973. Soft cover in good condition, though with signs of wear. 342-pages. Price: $10.00



      854. Masada by Yigael Yadin - A wonderfully told and beautifully illustrated story of this famous historical and archaeological site. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent overall condition. Published in 1966. 272-pages. Price: $16.00



      881. The Roman Cavalry: From the First to the Third Century AD by Karen R. Dixon and Pat Southern - Looks at how the Roman Calvary armed and equipped themselves, recruited members, cared for their mounts and fought battles during their three centuries that saw the empires greatest glory and the beginning of its decline. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. With illustrations. Published in 2000. 256-pages. Price: $14.00



      882. A History of Pagan Europe by Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick - A survey of all varieties of paganism that have arisen in Europe through the ages. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. With illustrations. Published in 1999 262-pages. Price: $15.00



      883. Renaissance by Andrew Graham-Dixon - The author takes a fresh look at this most exciting period in art history and challenges many of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the renaissance. Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. With many beautiful illustrations. Published in 1999. 336-pages. Price: $18.00



      885. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, A one volume abridgement by DM Low - The greatest work on classical work in a usable abridgement. Hardcover in excellent overall condition, though the dustjacket is somewhat torn. Published in 1960. 924-pages. Price: $16.00



      886. Eight Decisive Books of Antiquity by FR Hoare - Surveys ancient history under the aspects of the development of ideas and the effect of those ideas on the society which produced them. Covers The Laws of Hammurabi, The Book of the Dead, The Torah, Homer, The Laws of Manu, Confucius, Plato's Republic Aristotle's Politics. Hardcover in excellent overall condition, though the dustjacket is somewhat torn. Published in 1952. 247-pages. Price: $13.00



      887. A History of Education Before the Middle Ages by Frank Pierrepont Graves - An antique volume published in 1916, the book looks at edcuation in ancient times. Hardcover in very good overall condition, with a number of underlined passages. Published in 1916. 304-pages. Price: $17.00



      888. Under the Mediterranean by Honor Frost - A fascinating story of the travel, adventure and underwater discovery of marine antiquities. Hardcover in excellent overall condition. Published in 1963. 278-pages. Price: $13.00





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