New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Hardcover. 8vo.Very good in very good red and pink illustrated price-clipped dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. A few pencil marks to margins. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index; 262 pages. Archaeology. ARCH/1172. Very Good / Very Good.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in near fine red and pink illustrated price-clipped dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index; 262 pages. Archaeology. ARCHA/062812. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd, 1925. Hardcover. Includes 36 color plates and 48 in text illustrations. "In these days it is unnecessary to say how bold a German publisher must be, to give so many coloured plates, at a time when with us all economic ideas are upside down. I hope this boldness will be rewarded. When we were excavating Ashur the wish became stronger, with every new find of this coloured Assyrian art, one day to convey the discoveries to posterity complete adn as unaltered as possible. Photography alone did not suffice for this; as far as possible every piece was copied in water-colours immediately after being found, and later we took the trouble to take colour photographs with Lumiere plates" (page 77). A folio bound in olive green buckram boards with gilt and leather title label to spine. Bumping to corners, wear to spine ends, wear to edges, minor soiling to boards, and rubbing to spine. Chipping to leather spine label. Bookplate to front pastedown. Evidence of removed library sticker to foot spine and evidence of removed library marking to rear free endpaper. Clean, bright interior aside from occasional light finger smudges to margins and minor browning to margins of plates. Tissue guards are present; however, some have creases and tears. 78 pages of text plus plates to rear. ART/021921. Very Good.
London: John Murray, 1858. Hardcover. First edition of this seminal work on the pottery of the ancient world. Volume I discusses Egyptian, Assyrian, and Greek pottery; volume II covers Greek, Etruscan, and Roman pottery. It also includes a concise account of that of the Celtic and Teutonic nations. Simon Birch (1813-1885) was a highly regarded Egyptologist at the British Museum. This history of pottery is considered one of his principal written works. Bound in three quarter brown leather with gilt decoration and titling to spine. Leather is worn and bumped. Marbled paper covers, page edges, and endpapers. Interior pages are clean and bright, with light foxing to endpapers. With two chromolithograph frontispieces and ten color plates between the two volumes. Very good condition. Quarto. Volume I: 415 pages; Volume II: 437 pages including index. ARCH/030921. Very Good.
Paris: Paul Pupont, 1868. Hardcover. Very good in black cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine, modern rebinding. Title page loose but present. Pages 419-430 (one signature) is loose but present. Deckel edge pages. Pags edges are a bit fragile and there are a few small chips to the fore-edges through p. 15. Text is clean and bright though pages are brittle. Index, 626 pages. French Language. FRE1/5260. Very Good.
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society Publishers, LTD., 1963. Hardcover. 1st edition. Near fine in very good blue and black illustrated dust jacket with yellow title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with 15 pages of photo plates. Index, 278 pages. Archaeology. ARCHAE/1073. Near Fine / Very Good.
London: Thames and Hudson, (1981). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good+ black illustrated dust jacket with gold title to front and spine panels. Occasional pencil markings to margins as well as notes and a taped in illustration to rear end pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 232 pp. Archaeology. ACH101212. Very Good in Very Good + DJ.
New York: New York Graphic Society, (1963). Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light soiling to top corner of front paste down and front free end page. Light toning to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with 72 full color photographic illustrations as well as many in black and white. Black illustrated price clipped dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket with 4 small closed tears and 3 small open tears. Index, 312 pages. EGY/040611. Very Good + in Very Good + DJ.
Arthaud, (1959). Paperback. 8vo. Very good in paper wrappers with blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Many pages remain uncut. 349 pages. Archaeology. IN FRENCH. ARCHAE/080213. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: The Metropolitain Museum of Art & Alfred A. Knopf, (1978). Hardcover. 4to. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration to front board. Pristine interior filled with full color illustrations on every page. Illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and yellow title to black spine panel. Small closed tear to rear panel of dust jacket. Index, 256. Egypt. EGY/030411. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
Edizioni Clusf. 1977. Paperback. Very good in tan paper wrappers with white title to spine and front cover. Sunning to spine and edges of wrappers. Spine is now grey. Minor wear to edges of wrappers and minor rubbing. Filled with illustrations. Size quarto. In Italian. ITA3/2202. Very Good in Wraps.
Italy: Sansoni, Firenze, (1956). Hardcover. Folio. Very good in green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Light sunning to head of spine. Many illustrations throughout (in color and in black and white). Clean interior overall with a few smudge marks. In illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in red. Fading and light soiling to jacket spine panel. Several chips and closed teart to edges of jacket. 287 pages plus 300 pages of plates at rear. In Italian. Archaeology. ARCH01/012700. Very Good / Very Good.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1972. Hardcover. 4to. Very good+ in a very good white illustrated dust jacket with black and brown title to front panel and gery title to spine pane. Minor wear to dust jacket includes chipping to top edge and rubbing. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 366 pages. Archaeology. ACH61212. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Wein and Leipzig: A. Hartleben's Verlag, 1909. Hardcover. 2 volumes. Very good in three quarter brown cloth with olive green paper covered boards and gilt titles to spines. Volume I has 1 light dampstain on upper board. Minor wear to edges of boards. Rear hinge of volume I is cracked; although binding remains firm. Filled with black and white photographs. Archaeology. German language. 491 pages in volume I; 608 pages in volume II. This set may require an extra shipping fee. GER1/7250. Very Good.
London and New York: The Studio Limited and William Edwin Rudge, 1932. Hardcover. 4to. Yellow cloth covered boards with brown title to front board and to spine. Wear to head of spine. Minor soiling to exterior. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 120 pages. Archaeology. ARCHAE/080213. Very Good.
Washington DC and Copenhagen: National Gallery of Art and United Exhibits Group, (2002). Paperback. 4to. Black and yellow illustrated paper wrappers with yellow and red title to front wrapper and white and red title to yellow spine. Pristine interior filled with full color illustrations. Index, 239 pages. EGY/030411. Fine in Wraps.