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1 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History. 011388

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Pandemonium, Donk, John F.
2 Pandemonium
Donk, John F.
Bryn Mawr, PA Dorrance & Co. 1984 0-8059-2883-9 / 9780805928839 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated. SIGNED and inscribed by author on front free endpaper. 282 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight edgewear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. History. 009342

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1600 Years Under the Sea: An Adventure in Marine Archaeology, Falcon-Barker, Captain Ted
3 1600 Years Under the Sea: An Adventure in Marine Archaeology
Falcon-Barker, Captain Ted
New York David McKay 1960 First Hardcover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, hint of slightest soiling to upper board edges and some staining to upper text block page edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with map-illustrated endpapers; previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front paste down. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 225 pages with index. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few tiny closed edge tears, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating chronicle that combines the lure of diving with that of archaeological research. The ancient Greek city of Epidauros lying under the surface of the Adriatic just off the Dalmatian coast was the goal of a group of young English men and women led by Captain Te Falcon-Barker and his wife Bel. 028000

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The Refugee Summer, Fenton, Edward
4 The Refugee Summer
Fenton, Edward
Delacorte Press 1982 0440074045 / 9780440074045 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in beautiful unclipped dust jacket. Lavender boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 261 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, slight wear at top spine edge and one corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A moving novel set in Greece in the 1920's, sharing a boy's first glimpse into a romantic and yet frightening world, and of the growing acceptance of his own heritage. 028426

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Gorgo: A Romance of Old Athens, Gaines, Charles Kelsey, Ph.D.
5 Gorgo: A Romance of Old Athens
Gaines, Charles Kelsey, Ph.D.
Boston Lothrop Publishing Co. 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket George Varian, Illustrator 
Very clean deep red ribbed cloth boards with gilt lettering and small clean paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped), bright gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, additional illustrations by George Varian. 507 pgs. 013183

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Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign, Gardner, G. Peabody
6 Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign
Gardner, G. Peabody
Salem, Massachusetts Peabody Museum 1977 0875770525 / 9780875770529 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers designed by Samuel H. Bryant. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dust jacket has fading to top edges and spine, no chips or tears, very small scrape (smaller than a pea) to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indefatigable sightseer and sailor, Peabody leads the reader through marketplaces and monasteries, temples and taverns, freely sharing his fund of classical Greek history,m literature, and mythology and his keen eye for colorful detail. Back aboard the boat, a refreshing swim, leisurely cocktails, and a memorable meal preface an exhilarating sail to the next glimpse of life and history in Grecian islands. 024963

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The Greek Myths (two volumes complete in slipcase), Graves, Robert
7 The Greek Myths (two volumes complete in slipcase)
Graves, Robert
New York George Braziller 1957 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean two-volume set in clean original slipcase, with fold-out map. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with green top-stained upper page edges, clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Volume 1 - 370 pages; Volume 2 - 422 pages. Fold-out map in rear of book in excellent condition. Slipcase is clean, unchipped, no cracking; clean unchipped label. A retelling of the stories of the Greek gods and heroes, embodying the conclusions of modern anthropology and archaeology. 027998

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Teresa or Her Demon Lover, Gray, Austin K.
8 Teresa or Her Demon Lover
Gray, Austin K.
New York Scribners 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. "A" indicating first printing appears on copyright page. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Fading to top spine edge and small line of fading just below center of spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Frank R. Stone with kind regards from Austin K. Gray - Nov. 9, 1945." Illustrated with black and white plates. 385 pages with index. Colorfully illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has up to 1/2" chipping at top spine edge, narrow ragged chip at spine center, edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The biography of Te3resa Guiccioli, the last of Lord Byron's "ladies." Their love affair lasted over four years, four times as long as any of Byron's other alliances -- and was terminated only by his sailing for Greece to meet his death at Missolonghi. 022847

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Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography, Green, Peter
9 Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography
Green, Peter
Berkeley / Los Angeles University Of California Press 1991 0520071654 / 9780520071650 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book and dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps. 617 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027772

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The Very Rich Hours: Travels in Orkney, Belize, the Everglades, and Greece, Hiestand, Emily
10 The Very Rich Hours: Travels in Orkney, Belize, the Everglades, and Greece
Hiestand, Emily
Boston Beacon Press 1992 0-8070-7118-8 / 9780807071182 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
AS NEW first edition. Very clean pale gray boards with clean purple cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Poet, writer, artist, and naturalist Emily Hiestand takes us to four far-flung corners of the globe and gives us some of the most sensual, learned, and witty writing about place to appear in years. 8vo. Travel. 015400

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Tourists, Travellers and Pilgrims, Hindley, Geoffrey
11 Tourists, Travellers and Pilgrims
Hindley, Geoffrey
London Hutchinson 1983 0091494605 / 9780091494605 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear - as new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with photographs and drawings. 224 pages with index. Clean illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Using journals, diaries and guide books, the author recreates the pains and pleasures of tourism from the fifteenth century until the early 1900s, giving us irresistible glimpses of the travellers as he follows them through England, France, the Netherlands, Germany, the Alps, Italy, the Iberian Peninsula and Greece. 026244

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Rambles in Greece, Mahaffy, J. P.
12 Rambles in Greece
Mahaffy, J. P.
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates & Co. 1900 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gilt lettering and gold decoration on cover and spine. Gilt top edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful custom-printed bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Fold-out map at rear of book in excellent condition. Illustrated with photographic plates throughout (with printed tissue guards) 535 pgs. with index. 027361

Price: 30.00 USD
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Earth Giant, Marshall, Edison
13 Earth Giant
Marshall, Edison
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1960 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold letteirng on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of lightest surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, has tiny chip at top spine corner edge, one 1/2" closed edge tear at top rear panel edge, slight wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The hero of this powerful and imaginative novel is Heracles, who in Roman myth was Hercules--born in the year of the Trojan War, fated to become the greatest figure of the heroic age when Greece was ruled by scores of jealous kings. 8vo. Fiction. 014026

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Landscape Painted With Tea, Milorad Pavic
14 Landscape Painted With Tea
Milorad Pavic
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0394582179 / 9780394582177 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in dust jacket. Dark brown boards with rust brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to edges of boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated from the Serbo-Croatian by christina Privicevic-Zoric. 339 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, very shallow chipping to top edges (1/16" max). Jacket illustration by Graham Rust. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This novel is the tale of a mysterious quest that is part modern Odyssey and part detective crossword, with whole chapters that form actual clues "across" and "down." It begins with the story of a brilliant but failed architect in Belgrade and his search for his father, an officer who vanished in Greece during World War II. 026396

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Four Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
15 Four Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1929 early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean green balloon cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, very tiny spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 285 pp. Edited, with an Introduction by Paul Landis. Dustjacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), clean, several very shallow edge chips, short closed tears, 2" closed tear along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020463

Price: 16.00 USD
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No Place Like Home, Nichols, Beverley
16 No Place Like Home
Nichols, Beverley
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1936 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with red decoration and lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 305 pp. A travel narrative by the author, as he sojourns to Austria, Hungary, Turkey, Greece, and the Middle East. 019923

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Hellenic Traveller - A Guide to the Ancient Sites of Greece, Pentreath, Guy
17 Hellenic Traveller - A Guide to the Ancient Sites of Greece
Pentreath, Guy
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. Mere hint of fading along top edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned at top of front free endpaper - no other marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 338 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Travellers in Greece with find the key to hundreds of ancient treasures -- temples, monuments, friezes, statues, and more -- in this extraordinary guidebook. The author covers not only the better-known places -- Athens, Delphi, Delos, Olympia, Knosos, Rhodes -- but also many lesser-known ones, including islands and places farther afield, such as Macedonia, Istanbul, and Asia Minor. 025184

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Civilization Before Greece and Rome, Saggs, H. W. F.
18 Civilization Before Greece and Rome
Saggs, H. W. F.
Yale University Press 1989 0300044402 / 9780300044409 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean first edition, first printing in unchipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 322 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027762

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In Ports Afar, Schell, Edwin A.
19 In Ports Afar
Schell, Edwin A.
New York / Cincinnati Abingdon Press 1914 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding (dark blue cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine). Hint of light surface wear to corners, no bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper, small neatly penned one-line inscription on back of frontis illustration. Color frontis illustration of the Jordan River, color illustration of Baguio, Luzon in author's foreword. 265 pages. Author's travels through Greece, the Middle East, India, the Phillipines and more. 021075

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Philosopher's Kitchen - Recipes from Ancient Greece and Rome for the Modern Cook, Segan, Francine
20 The Philosopher's Kitchen - Recipes from Ancient Greece and Rome for the Modern Cook
Segan, Francine
New York Random House 2004 1400060990 / 9781400060993 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing with correct number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Pages and edges are clean and bright, clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful photographs by Tim Turner throughout the book, to go with inspiring recipes. 250 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Pleasure is the beginning and end of living happily," said the Greek philosopher Epicurus two thousand years ago. This is a cookbook that will surely bring pleasure, for both those who cook and those who dine. 026057

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