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Image for Chinese & Japanese Art, Egyptian & Other Antiquities. From the Collection of Emmanuel Gran and Property of Leo C. Collins, Dr. G.W. Kosmak & Other Owners

Chinese & Japanese Art, Egyptian & Other Antiquities. From the Collection of Emmanuel Gran and Property of Leo C. Collins, Dr. G.W. Kosmak & Other Owners

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 2206629


Bottom edge of front wrapper toned, page ridges very faintly foxed. 1952 Stapled Binding. 80 pp. Chinese & Japanese Art, Egyptian & Other Antiquities. From the Collection of Emmanuel Gran and Property of Leo C. Collins, Dr. G.W. Kosmak & Other Owners. Public Auction Sale Thursday and Friday, May 1 and 2 at 1:45 p.m. Sale Number 1342. View more info

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Egypt to the End of the Old Kingdom (Library of the Early Civilizations)

By: Aldred, Cyril

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1992

Seller ID: 2200506


Sticker and sticker adhesive to rear wrapper. 1992 Soft Cover. 143 pp. Traces the cultural developments of distinct periods in ancient Egyptian history through examples of architecture, sculpture, and artifacts. Includes 136 illustrations, 41 in colour. CONTENTS: General Editor's Preface; Introduction; Chronology; Map of Egypt; Chapter 1: The Beginnings of Human Settlement; Chapter 2: The Early Predynastic Period; Chapter 3: The Later Predynastic Period; Chapter 4: The T... View more info

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Ancient Egyptian Jewelry

By: Andrews, Carol

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1991

Seller ID: 1837021


Includes original jacket. Near Fine. 1991 Large Hardcover. 208 pp. A pictorial study of Egyptian jewelry with numerous examples of each variety (e.g., collars, bracelets, anklets, rings, etc.), as well as funerary jewelry. Bibliography, chronological table, illustration source list, and indexes divided into various subject groups follow text. View more info

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Mummies of the Pharaohs: Exploring the Valley of the Kings (National Geographic Society)

By: Berger, Melvin; Berger, Gilda

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.: 2001

Seller ID: 2206034


A very nice copy. 2001 Large Softcover. 64 pp. Age Level: 8 and up | Grade Level: 3 and up | Series: National Geographic Investigates. A fascinating look at the famed Valley of the Kings, where over 50 of the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt's New Kingdom were buried, including King Tutankhamun (with all his splendid treasures), Ramses II, Akhenaten, and more.KEYWORDS: MELVIN GILDA BERGER MUMMIES MUMMY PHARAOHS VALLEY OF THE KINGS EGYPT EGYPTIAN ANCIENT HISTORY NATIONAL GEOGRAP... View more info

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The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaeology

By: Budge, E.A. Wallis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2195638


Reissue. Light rubbing to wrappers. 1987 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Although we've learned a lot over the last century about life and culture in Ancient Egypt, this 1893 classic remains one of the best introductions to the field. Covering all the dynasties from Narmer through to the post-Cleopatra Roman occupation, this book contains enough detailed explanation to enable interested readers to teach themselves the basics of reading hier... View more info

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The Tomb of Tutankhamen

By: Carter, Howard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200490


First edition. Pages toned.Jacket toned. 1972 Hard Cover. 236 pp. The leader of the excavation offers a firsthand description of the remarkable events surrounding the 1922 discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb in Egypt's Valley of Kings and of the unique and priceless treasures that were found there. Howard Carter did not live long enough to write further about his finds, and The Tomb of Tutankhamen stands as his only record of the extraordinary discovery. Abridged from the or... View more info

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Egypt: Civilization in the Sands

By: de Flers, Pauline; de Flers, Philippe

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Konemann: 2000

Seller ID: 2201187


Near fine.Near Fine. 2000 Large Hardcover. 238 pp. The first part of the book takes us on a tour of the range of oases that stretches from north to south; remote and mythical Siwa, watching over the temple of the oracle consulted by Alexander the Great; black Baharya, rich from the gold of its mummies; white Farafra, a checkerboard of canals and green fields on the border of the ghostly White Desert; ancient Dakhla, gateway to the desert, seat of the government of the 6t... View more info

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Egypt: Descriptive, Historical, and Picturesque. in Two Volumes

By: Ebers, G.; Bell, Clara; Birch, S.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Cassel, Petter, Galpin & Co.: 1878

Seller ID: 2262766


Amateur repair to front joint of second volume, edges rubbed. 1878 Full-Leather. xxiv, 314; xxii, 388 pp. Folio. Full leather, elaborate stamped decorations, gilt titles, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, silk moire endpapers. A profusely illustrated history of Egypt from the time of ancient Alexandria through the time of publication. Beautiful engravings by various artists throughout. View more info

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The Way to Eternity: Egyptian Myth (Myth and Mankind)

By: Fleming, Fergus; Lothian, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Time-Life Books: 1997

Seller ID: 2205625


A very nice copy.Jacket lightly toned, small smudge to jacket front. 1997 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. Part of the Myth & Mankind series. A dramatic series that captures, culture by culture, the information that never makes it into the history books: strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests.According to ancient Egyptian myth, the sun god, who brings light to the world, is born anew every morning, travels through the heavens by boat during the day, and enters ... View more info

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Egyptian Mythology

By: Goodenough, Simon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New Line Books: 2005

Seller ID: 1753510


2005 Large Hardcover. From the myths and legends of the ancient world to the verfied historical records of modern times, these inspiring volumes provide a window onto the past, enabling the reader to understand previous eras and the men and women who created them. This authoritative work provides a visual guide to Egyptian legend and lore. Brilliant full-color and archival photographs chronicle the remains of this mysterious civilization and capture the beauty that is Eg... View more info

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Egypt: People-Gods-Pharaohs

By: Hagen, Rose-Marie & Rainer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Taschen: 2005

Seller ID: 1806715


2005 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. What do we really know about our ancestors? Not about the rulers and generals, but about laborers, farmers, soldiers and families. Egypt is a perfect case in point, almost a blank slate for most of us as it regards details of their everyday life. This useful and informative book attempts to set the record straight by offering a distinctive take on that most mythologized of epochs. Who would have guessed, for example, that the first strike in... View more info

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Ancient Egypt (Discoveries)

By: Hart, George

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2003

Seller ID: 2206047


Near fine.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2003 Large Hardcover. 64 pp. Why did ancient Egyptians wear good luck charms? Why would an ancient Egyptian mother eat a mouse? Why did ancient Egyptians wear cones of perfumed grease on the heads? Which Egyptian god had the head of a jackal?KEYWORDS: GEORGE HART DISCOVERIES ANCIENT EGYPT EGYPTIAN HISTORY NONFICTION CHILDREN JUVENILE View more info

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The Treasures of the Pyramids

By: Hawass, Zahi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2003

Seller ID: 2091294


2003 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 400 pp. Full-color photographs and excellent information on the pyramids.Keywords: ANCIENT EGYPT EGYPTIAN View more info

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Silent Images: Women in Pharaonic Egypt

By: Hawass, Zahi

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Abrams: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261862


First edition. Jacket faintly rubbed. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Using images from the tomb paintings, statuary, and tomb reliefs of Egyptian civilization, the author provides readers with a visual introduction to women in ancient Egypt. View more info

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Egypt and its Monuments

By: Hichens, Robert; Guerin, Jules

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Century Co.: 1923

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205956


No jacket, spine pulling away from binding, front and rear hinge starting. 1923 Hard Cover. x, 272 pp. Pictures by Jules Guerin. CONTENTS: The Pyramids; The Sphinx; Sakkara; Abydos; The Nile; Denderah; Karnak; Luxor; Colossi of Memnon; Medinet-Abu; The Ramesseum; Deir-El-Bahari; The Tomb of the Kinds; Edfu; Kom Ombos; Philae; Pharaoh's Bed; Old Cairo.KEYWORDS: ROBERT HICHENS JULES GUERIN EGYPT ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MONUMENTS HISTORY View more info

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The Mummy in Ancient Egypt: Equipping the Dead for Eternity

By: Ikram, Salima

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262038


First edition. Small tear to upper rear jacket, jacket under fresh mylar. 1998 Large Hardcover. Two experts in Egyptian mummification detail this ancient burial ritual, with examinations of the various burial practices, burial chambers, the burial objects or machinery, and the modern detective work used to learn more about this way of death. View more info

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Riddles of the Sphinx

By: Jordan, Paul; Ross, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2201171


Edges lightly rubbed.One inch tear to bottom right front jacket edge. 1998 Large Hardcover. xxiv, 222 pp. When we think of The Sphinx, two notions come to mind: the massive carving at the edge of the Libyan desert by Cairo and the fearful creature of classical myth who posed high-stakes riddles to passers by. While this book focuses squarely on the former sphinx, the very existence of this formidable monument poses riddles all its own.The first book devoted to the fabled... View more info

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Time Line of Culture in the Nile Valley and its Relationship to Other World Cultures

By: Liebling, Roslyn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MOMA: 1983

Seller ID: 2208216


Slipcase included. Lightly rubbed. 1983 Hard Cover. A double-sided fold-out book with the complete timeline of Ancient Egypt. View more info

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Pyramid

By: Macaulay, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1975

Seller ID: 2261337


An exceptional copy. 1975 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 80 pp. When children catch their first glimpse of a pyramid, a sea of questions inevitably tumbles forth. Why are they shaped like that? How were they made? Who made them? What were they used for? Perplexed adults can sigh with relief now that David Macaulay has found a way to thoroughly answer all those deserving questions. His exquisitely crosshatched pen-and-ink illustrations fram... View more info

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Secrets of the Pharaohs

By: McMahan, Ian

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Avon Books: 1998

Seller ID: 1511077


Light wear. 1998 Trade Paperback. Mankind's fascination with Ancient Egypt has never waned in fifty centuries.The magnificent Pyramids, colossal temples and brooding sphinx still awe and enthrall us. Now you can explore all the secrets of one of the world's first and most mysterious civizations. Mankind's fascination with Ancient Egypt has never waned in fifty centuries. Now you can explore all the secrets of the world's first and most mysterious civilization. Ian McMaha... View more info

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An Introduction to Egyptian Mythology

By: Putnam, James

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Eagle Editions: 2006

Seller ID: 1806180


Minor crease to spine base. 2006 Large Softcover. 112 pp. Illustrated with photographs of artefacts. View more info

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Book of the Sphinx

By: Regier, Willis Goth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194992


First edition. Ink underlining. Rear jacket flap stained, general light wear to jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. xviii, 297 pp. Sought, the Sphinx seems everywhere, whether the guardian of the pyramids on Egypt's Giza plateau or the beautiful man-eater with a deadly riddle, to be approached with awful caution. The Sphinx, that icon painted, sculpted, engraved, and exalted in poetry, fiction, and music, so impressed the philosopher Hegel that he pronounced the creature “the sym... View more info

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Egyptian Hieroglyphics: How to Read and Write Them

By: Rossini, Stephane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 2199968


Wrappers and pages lightly toned. 1989 Large Softcover. 96 pp. Clear, easy-to-follow text tells absolute beginners how to transcribe hieroglyphs by presenting and explaining 134 phonetic elements. Included are an explanatory introduction, section on word analysis, newly enlarged pronunciation guide, tables of phonetic and figurative (or determinative) signs, and much more. View more info

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Cleopatra: A Life

By: Schiff, Stacy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2010

Edition: 6th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2025046


6th printing. Includes original jacket. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Ink mark through list price on front jacket flap.Near Fine. 2010 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 368 pp. 8vo. Color pictorial endpapers, maps precede text, includes section of glossy color photographs & illustrations. The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen... View more info

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The Gold of the Pharaohs

By: Stierlin, Henri

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Telleri: 2003

Seller ID: 2201182


Edges lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 2003 Large Softcover. 219 pp. Stierlin's book has chapters on Tutankhamun, the Middle Kingdom and Ramesside New Kingdom, Tanis, and the Late Period. Hundreds of artifacts - rings, pectorals, bracelets, statues, coffin masks, and the like - are lavishly illustrated and discussed in detail.Keywords: HENRI STIERLIN GOLD OF PHARAOHS ANCIENT EGYPT EGYPTIAN HISTORY ARCHAEOLOGY View more info

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Nefertiti: An Archaeological Biography

By: Vandenberg, Philipp; Hein, Ruth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200336


2nd printing. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1978 Hard Cover. 161 pp. 8vo. A biography of the Egyptian queen, translated from the original German by Ruth Hein. View more info

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Understanding Hieroglyphs: A Complete Introductory Guide

By: Wilson, Hilary

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 2003

Seller ID: 1806729


Very Good. 2003 Hard Cover. 192 pp. A beginner's guide to hieroglyphs. View more info