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Magi: The Quest for Tradition

By: Gilbert, Adrian G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: REL290

ISBN: 0747528594

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 712gms, 328 pages, blank endpapers. One of the best-loved stories in the Bible is the journey of the Magi, the witnesses of the Nativity of Jesus. Yet who were the three kings or wise men? Where did they come from and what could have been their motive in making their journey to Bethlehem. Answers to these and other questions are provided by Adrian Gilbert in this book. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear and scuffing, other... View more info

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From Alexander to Cleopatra: The Hellenistic World

By: Grant, Micahel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISANC5

ISBN: 0297781413

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with light blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 600gms, 319 pages, blank endpapers. This is the story of the brilliant, lively, crowded age of the Greeks who lived in the three centuries following the classical epoch. Book is in very good condition with very mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to some pages, page discolouration and staining to the endpapers. Dust Jacket is in good condition with very mild shelf wear, some discolouration and staining to dust jacket, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase mo... View more info

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Readings in the Classical Historians

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS99

ISBN: 0684192454

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 910gms, 686 pages. This is a splendid one volume history of Greece and Rome that tells us not only what happened but what it all means to us. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and some light water damage, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Alexander the Great

By: Green, Peter

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Praeger Publishers, Inc: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOASI35

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 1.04kg, 272pgs, illustrated endpapers, includes colour and black & white photographs. Few figure of antiquity have captured man's imagination as much as Alexander the Great. This book produces a portrait of Alexander the man, as opposed to the traditional golden hero of legend. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover, and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, and tear on front (approx. 2.5"), otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Macedonian State, The: The Origins, Institutions and History

By: Hammond, N.G.L.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISANC14

ISBN: 0198149271

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 826gms, 413 pages. The author provides in one volume a history of the Macedonian State in action from early times to 167 BC. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all. View more info

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Sign and the Seal, The: The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant

By: Hancock, Graham

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Simon & Schuster Australia: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISANC63

ISBN: 0671865412

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 620g, 600pgs. Discover the most shattering historical secret of the last three thousand years - the quest for the lost ark of the covenant. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows small tear where it has been lightly crushed, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ancient Rome: The Republic

By: Havell, H. L.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Scotland, United Kingdom, Geddes & Grosset: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISANC53

ISBN: 1842051865

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 1040gms, 544 pages, blank endpapers. A comprehensive illustrated history of Republican Rome. The political conflicts of the Roman Republic alongside its bloody international wars, presented in a broad sweep of fast-paced narrative. Book is in good condition with only very minor wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only very minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Aku-Aku: The Secret of Easter Island

By: Heyerdahl, Thor

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Ltd: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISARC24

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 210gms, 350 pages. Aku-Aku is the fascinating account of the first complete examination of the giant stone statues on Easter Island. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting. There is more small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Exploring the World of the Pharaohs: A Complete Guide to Ancient Egypt

By: Hobson, Christine

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, England, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISANC42

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 825gms, 192 pages, blank endpapers. Exploring the World of the Pharaohs is fully illustrated with stunning photographs, maps and diagrams, it provides the modern traveller, student or enthusiast with all the information necessary to appreciate this giant among early civilisations. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, chipping and a few very small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 i... View more info

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Warfare in the Ancient World (Cassell History of Warfare)

By: Humble, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Book Club Associates: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WAR137

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 255gms, 890 pages, decorated endpapers. From Mesopotamia, to the Egyptians, Assyrians, Persians, Greeks and Romans, Richard Humble, surveys the great sweep of warfare in the ancient world and thus provides a comprehensive military history of the period. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket and boards anre in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and scuffing. Dust jacket front shows some discolouration from sun fading, otherwise no other p... View more info

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Civilization of Ancient Egypt, The

By: Johnson, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Book Club Associates: 1978

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISANC11

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, edition not stated, 852gms, 240 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and has been covered in plastic for protection. There is a small liquid paper mark on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. W... View more info

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Life Among the Incas: Journeys Into the Past (Reader's Digest)

By: Kerr-Jarrett, Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Reader's Digest P/L: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISANC51

ISBN: 0864387415

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint edition, 160pp, 888gms, decorated endpapers. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very minor general wear. Boards are in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!! View more info

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Cult of the Immortal, The: Mummies and the Ancient Egyption Way of Death

By: Leca, Ange-Pierre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Book Club Associates: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISANC3

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, Second Edition, 725gms, 304 pages, blank endpapers. The Cult of the Immortal affords us a unique glimpse into the life of a people of the remote past: into their belief in the continuity of life through death, which obsessed them with death but also with the joy of living; into their feeling for the natural world, which led them to 'take with them' into the other world dogs and cats, ibises, monkeys and scarab beetles by the thousand. Book is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, some mild page discolouration to p... View more info

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Making of the Past, The: The Greek World

By: Ling, Roger

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Phaidon Press Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISANC38

ISBN: 0729000184

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 952g, 152pgs, colour photographs. This book is a survey of the greatest period of Greek civilisation from the 5th to the 1st century BC, with special emphasis on the material remains and on archaeological research. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, and small tear on front (approx 2cm), otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us ... View more info

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Tudor and Stewart Britain 1471-1714

By: Lockyer, Roger

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Longman Inc: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR68

ISBN: 0582353084

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, second edition, 622g, 482pgs. This study of Tudor and Stewart Britain focuses on the major themes of politics and religion, presenting a comprehensive view of current interpretations. Book is in fair to good condition with stamp inside front cover and on bottom page edges, and mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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World of the Etruscans, The

By: Massa, Aldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Tudor Publishing Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISANC66

ISBN: 0814805795

Condition: Good


Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 760gms, 143pgs, photographic endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. The corner of the front endpaper has been clipped. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Penguin Guide to Ancient Egypt, The

By: Murnane, William J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISANC34

ISBN: 0140463267

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 478gms, 367 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, light fading to the spine and mild creasing to the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 20,000 books in stock we can't list them all!! View more info

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Art and Civilization

By: Myers, Bernard S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, F. W. Cheshire Publishing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART184

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1940gms, 423 pages plus index, illustrated endpapers.Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows moderate to heavy fading of spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Tutankhamun Deception, The: The True Story of the Mummy's Curse

By: O'Farrell, Gerald

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Sidgwick & Jackson Limited: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISARC7

ISBN: 0283072938

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, First Edition, 400gms, 234 pages. The Tutankhamun Deception is not only a riveting story of skulduggery and conspiracy in the Valley of the Kings but uncovers tantalizing evidence that the famous 'Mummy's Curse', far from being something mystical, could well have been a systematic way of disposing of those who were about to blow the cover on the opening and the explosive secrets of the tomb. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined... View more info

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Chronology of British History, The: From 250,000 BC to the Present Day

By: Palmer, Alan and Veronica

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Century Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR54

ISBN: 0712656162

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 1095gms, 569 pages. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all. View more info