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1 A History of Roman Religion Altheim, Franz
London, England Methuen & Co. 1938 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Library Binding. Early 20th century chronological history of Roman religion discusses deities, festivals, cults, and Greek influences, and the interplay between religion and the state. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; water stain to edge of inside front cover and front free end paper; underlining to a few pages, catalog info. on title page, bookplate inside front cover; catalog label at bottom spine; label, slip, and pocket inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Domesday Book and Beyond: Three Essays in the Early History of England F. W. Maitland
NewYork NY Cambridge University Press 1988 0521349184 / 9780521349185 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1989 printing of late 19th century work. Three essays/sections examine early British history - The Domesday Book, England Before the Contest, The Hide. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; former owner's name on half title page; light age toning around page edges (due to paper quality); slight vertical crease near right side of front cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 The religious experience of the Roman people, from the earliest times to the age of Augustus;: The Gifford lectures for 1909-10 Fowler, W. Warde
London, England Macmillan & Co. 1911 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Library Binding. Early 20th century history of Roman religion discusses deities, rituals, divination, and the secularization of religion especially in building support for the Second Punic War. Additional topics include Greek philosophy, mysticism, family and householdl, and the Augustan Revival. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; occasional check marks, catalog info. on title page, bookplate inside front cover; catalog label at bottom spine; label, slip, and pocket inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 The Eternal Present : The Beginnings of Architecture, A Contribution on Constancy and Change (Bollingen Series XXXV) Giedion, S.
New York NY Bollingen Foundation/Pantheon Books 1964 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is Part 2 of the 6th volume of the A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts which are delivered annually at the National Gallery of Art. The volumes of lectures constitute number XXXV in the Bollingen Series. This is a particularly interesting volume on ancient architecture especially Egypt and Mesopotamia. Subjects include pyramids, ziggurats, and temples. The major theme is the variety of ancient conceptions of space. Includes fold-out maps. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; some light age discoloration to inside covers and free end papers; rubbing to spine; relaxed binding. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5 Mycenae: A Narrative of Researches and Discoveries at Mycenae and Tiryns Heinrich Schliemann
NewYork NY Arno Press 1976 0405098510 / 9780405098512 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint of classic archaelogical text detailing Schliemann's research at Mycenae and Tiryns and the resulting insights into Mycenaean bronze age culture. 700+ b&w illustrations. Book Condition : Good; occasional pencil underlining (c. 5 - 10% of pages); chip at upper left front cover corner; light bumping to spine ends. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Acropolis of Athens, Panoutsos, A.
6 The Acropolis of Athens Panoutsos, A.
Athens, Greece Demetra Sigala Edition Unstated Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
32-page softcover with glossy card covers, 12mo - over 6" - 7 " tall. Includes a color fold-out map attached to rear cover. Published by Demetra Sigala, no date shown (c1960). History and guidebook of the Acropolis. Greek text by A. Panoutsos, Designs and Map by Zaschos Skardiakos, Photographs by N. Stournaras. Condition: Good; previous owner's names and stampings inside front cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. The last 8 pages have some wear, chipping, and small tears to top edge. Covers have some scuffing, light creasing, corner creasing and edge wear. Map is unmarked with light edge wear. Paperback 0 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Babylonian Chronology 626 B.C. - A.D. 45 Parker, Richard A. and Waldo H. Dubberstein
Chicago IL University of Chicago Press 1946 2nd Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Ex-Seminary library. 2nd Edition 1946. Earlier version of Parker's Chronology attempts to resolve dating issues between the Neo-Babylonian, Achaemenid Persian, and Seleucid periods and provides conversion tables for the Babylonian and Julian calendars. The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization No. 24. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; softcover preserved in pressboard (attached with binding tape); no markings to text; age toning to text block; pocket removed from inside rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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