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Image for 2001 Munzauktion Tkalec AG, 1500 Jahre Munzpragekunst. Antike Munzen in feinster Qualitat, 19. Februar 2001

2001 Munzauktion Tkalec AG, 1500 Jahre Munzpragekunst. Antike Munzen in feinster Qualitat, 19. Februar 2001

By: Haus Zum Ruden

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Haus Zum Ruden, 2001-01-01


Haus Zum Ruden. 2001 color illustrated hardcover in German. Book is new. Publishing info. laid in. Catalogue for ancient coins. Color plates and descriptions in German. Also includes prices in 2001. View more info

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A Brief Description of the Principal Monuments UAR

By: N/a

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cairo, General Organisation for Government Printing Offices, 1963


Cairo. General Organisation for Government Printing Offices. 1963. Black and white photographs, folding plans, 143pp + objects from the tomb of Tut'ankhamum + indices, original wrappers tanned and creased.Cover is rubbed and creased. Name written on cover. Inside pages clean. Binding is tight.A guide to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Illustrated. View more info

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A collection of curious discourses written by eminent antiquaries upon several heads in our English antiquities 2 Volumes

By: Thomas Hearne

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Benjamin White at Horace's Head, 1775-01-01


Discourses of the first Society of Antiquaries (formed during the late sixteenth century), over sixty discourses and other scholarly works collected, including several on the law and, in particular, on the Inns of Court and Chancery. Volume I has steel cut engraving, foldout of King Edward the Confessor's Chapel at Islip. Mr. Thomas Hearne's preface and appendix to the former edition. 2 volumes 8 vo, full tan morocco leather, wide gilt border on covers, Gilt paneled spi... View more info

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A generall historie of the Netherlands, with the genealogie and memorable acts of the Earls of Holland, Zeeland, and West-Friseland, from Thierry of Aquitaine the first Earle, successiuely unto Philip the third King of Spaine: Continued unto this...

By: Edward Grimeston

Price: $2,300.00

Publisher: London, A. Islip and G. Eld., 1609-01-01


Full plain leather, possibly early 18th century with new endpapers. 1609 first edition, second issue. Woodcut chapter initials, head- and tailpieces. Page 1413 is mis-numbered 1415. The title page bears the two ownership inscriptions of "George Tilsley 1720". Front free endpaper vertically creased. Small puncture on lower edge of title page. Several last pages creased. Several pages lightly water-stained. A few small stains on pages but overall clean and binding ... View more info

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An introduction to Natural philosophy: or, philosophical lectures read in the University of Oxford, Anno Dom. 1700. To which are added, the demonstrations of Huygens's theorems, concerning the Cenrrifugal Force and Circular Motion.

By: Keill, John

Price: $425.00

Publisher: J. Senex, W. Innys and R. Manby, 1733

Edition: Third


Tooled brown leather with 6 panels on spine and red panel with title and gilt lettering. 306 pages plus 2 pages advertising. 7 3/4" x 5 3/4" x 3/4".Illustrated with numerous engravings and diagrams. Savillian professor at Oxford, he was much Newton's client in the priority dispute with Leibniz. One of few Newton supporters with High Church patronage he was crucial in fighting Cartesianism and mechanical thinking, stating natural theology should be subordinated to the Scr... View more info

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Archaeologia Graeca: or the Antiquities of Greece 2Vols

By: John Potter

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Oxford, Fitaherbert Adams, 1697

Edition: First Edition


1697,First edition with dates matching on title page front and back. Written in English & Greek. Rebound (Bayntun-Riviere Bath) /Full Leather with rust orange leather label on spine and gilt 1697, 2 volumes are bound in one. 8"X4 3/4" X1 1/2". Some stains but overall clean. Previous owner's name and 1829 date on second endpaper. Engravings of different buildings in front and engravings of different sports are bound around page 50. Descriptions that matches the sports en... View more info

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Armenian miniatures

By: Lydia A. Dournovo [Editor]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: H.N. Abrams, 1961-01-01

Edition: First Edition


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and yellowed. Pages lightly yellowed from age but clean and binding is tight. In protective mylar cover.99 reproductions, 97 hand-tipped full color plates, many with gold. A distinctly exotic flavor marks these works, which are completely unfamiliar to most art historians and specialists.To be noted in these works are the masterful technique, the astonishing richness of ornamentation, the wide variety and the mixture of traditional and orig... View more info

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Ars Chirurgica a Compendium of Theory & Practice of Chirurgery In Seven Books

By: William Salmon

Price: $600.00

Publisher: J. Dawks, London, 1699-01-01


Written in old English. Brown leather with 6 panels, [20], 607, 606-730, ill., 607 is in the book twice in sequence, page order 566,567,568 then a page 56 Cap 14 then to 570. These are binding mistakes. The book is 7" tall by 4 1/2" wide and 1 3/4" deep. Corner and edge wear. Corners bumped. Leather cracked and missing pieces along the spine. Pencil notes inside the book and pages yellowed. Previous owner's name is the title page. The back endpaper and small ... View more info

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Art of the Far East.

By: Hugo Munsterberg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York (Harry N. Abrams), 1968-01-01

Edition: First Edition


Light rubbing on flap of dust jacket. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 237 plates, including 122 in full color, map and chronological table. Contents include: the beginnings, the magic bronze art of ancient China, art of the Han Empire and Gravemound Japan, far eastern art under Buddhist inspiration, emergence of and indigenous art in Japan, refinement of art under Sung and Koryo, Japanese art under Zen inspiration, art of Ming and Ch'ing China and Yi Dynasty Kor... View more info

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Aztecs

By: Eduardo Matos Moctezuma; Felipe Solis Olguin

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Royal Academy Books, 2003-03-01

Edition: First Edition


Unread, DJ has some light creases along flap edge.Displays the artwork of the Aztecs on exhibit at Britain's Royal Academy of Arts and includes essays detailing key elements of Aztec culture and history. View more info

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Basilica S. S. Udalrici et Afrae Augustae Vindelicorum. Historice descripta atq aeneis figuris illustrata

By: Bernardo Hertfelder

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: Augustae Vindelicorum Augsburg, 1627-01-01

Edition: First Edition


1627 First Edition. Contemporary full vellum. Quarto. pp[viii], 191. Title page nine plates (most folding) and 51 headpieces engraved in copper by Wolf Kilian after Matthias Kager. Light stains. Two early library stamps on title page. Covers slightly creased. Work on the basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra in Augsburg began in 1474 but wasn't completed until 1603. View more info

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Candidatus Jurisprudentiae Sacrae, Seu Jus Canonicum Secundum Gregorii Ix. Decretalium Titulos explicati, Liber IV

By: Vitus Pichler

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Sumptibus Georgii Schluter & Martini Happach, & Confort, bibliop., 1728


Written in Latin Tooled vellum with 2 mis-matched metal clasps. Rebound. 752 pages with index. 6 1/2" by 4 1/2" by 2 1/2". Outside page edges were tinted and have faded. Cover is rubbed, chipped and worn to the board on corners and edges. Pages are swollen and the claps will no longer latch. Water stain on some pages. Previous owner's name and note written on inside front board. Some pages are dog-earred. Some small stains and discoloration on some pages. Par... View more info

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Chinese Bronzes of Yunnan

By: N/a

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co, 1983

Edition: First Edition


261pp., 249 colour plates and b&w illus.The Bowater Library of Chinese Civilization. Foreword by Jessica Rawson.Published in associaton with the cultural relics publishing house, Beijing. Maps by John Flower. Hardcover with dust jacket and slipcase. DJ has one inch tear on toe of spine.The bronzes represented in this volume show some of the bronze treasures found in Yunnan, an area lying in the south-west of China, on the shoulder of the south-east Asia. With these exca... View more info

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Chinese Carpets and Rugs

By: Hackmack, Adolf

Price: $55.00

Publisher: La Librairie Francaise, 1924-01-01

Edition: First Edition


cover cloth is corner on spine, edges, and corners. Binding is loose and pages yellowed. A couple of tissue guards are torn and one is loose. Inside pages clean. 26 plates with 63 illustrations and one map. Explains patterns and symbolism in the carpets. View more info

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COLLECTION OF CHINESE AND OTHER FAR EASTERN ART ASSEMBLED BY YAMANAKA & COMPANY , INC. NOW IN PROCESS OF LIQUIDATION UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE ALIEN PROPERTY CUSTODIAN OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

By: Yamanaka & Company

Price: $900.00

Publisher: See Description, 1943-01-01

Edition: First Edition


8-1/2 x 11 inches; 28 x 21.5 cm. Yellow cover with blue lettering, front panel of cover that frames the cover picture is partially missing and torn. Front and back cover have light foxing but inside pages clean and binding is tight.1683 items listed and described. Many are photographed in black and white, one full page color plate. The articles illustrated in this brochure were selected from this important collection as representative examples of the various branches or ... View more info