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300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography.

By: PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London , 1938,:

Seller ID: 85955


PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir. 300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography. London : Chatto and Windus, 1938. First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-222,(2), port. frontis. + 7 leaves of plates + 1 folding plan. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt signature to front board, top edge dyed blue. Contents : Preface. The Far East. The West Indies. The South Seas. The Royal Yachts. The Channel and Mediterranean. More or Less a Civilian. H.M.S. Tiger – First Year. H.M.S. Tiger – Second Year. Portsmouth. Egypt and the Red Sea. Gibraltar. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Very scarce. 250.00 View more info

300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography.

By: PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London , 1938,:

Seller ID: 94765


PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir. 300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography. London : Chatto and Windus, 1938. First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-222,(2), port. frontis. + 7 leaves of plates + 1 folding plan. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt signature to front board, top edge dyed blue. Contents : Preface. The Far East. The West Indies. The South Seas. The Royal Yachts. The Channel and Mediterranean. More or Less a Civilian. H.M.S. Tiger – First Year. H.M.S. Tiger – Second Year. Portsmouth. Egypt and the Red Sea. Gibraltar. Light rubbing to boards, some sparse spotting to fore-edge, occasion... View more info

A Midshipman's War : A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WADE, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cordillera, Vancouver, 1994, ISBN:185995006x: 1994

Seller ID: 43745

ISBN: 185995006X


WADE, Frank. A Midshipman's War : A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943. Vancouver, B.C. : Cordillera Publing Company, (1994). First Edition. Pp (6),7-256. Many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The World War Two memoirs of a man wh o served in HMS Queen Elizabeth in the Mediterranean, including his experiences of the battle for Crete, the Syrian campaign, the Malta convoys, the Tobruk raid, and the landings in Sicily. Contents: 1. My First Ship [training aboard the HMS Conway from '36-'39, an... View more info

Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARCUS, G.J. NELSON, Horatio) JERVIS, John)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 51035


MARCUS, G.J. The Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. New York : Viking Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp 532. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Cowie 374. Chapters : 1. The French Revolution; 2. Jervis in the Mediterranean; 3. The Naval Mutinies; 4. The War on Trade, 1793-1802; 5. The Campaign on the Nile; 6. The Western Squadron; 7. 'Of Nelson and the North'; 8. Land Power and Sea Power; 9. Napoleon and Great Britain; 10. The Campaign ofTrafalgar; 11. The Continental System; 12. The Peninsular War; 13. The War on Trade, 1803-15; 14. The Crisis of the Commercial War; 15. The Uprising o... View more info

Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country case studies

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2000,:

Seller ID: 111224


(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country casestudies. Rome : Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organ ization of the United Nations, 2000. Pp (2),iii-x,(2),1-174; (2),iii-viii,(2),3-350,(2). 8vo, green card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Vol. I.Part One - Report of the Symposium. 1. Introduction. 2. Agriculture, Trade ... View more info

Alfred Lord Milner : The Man of No Illusions, 1854-1925. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WRENCH, John Evelyn MILNER, Alfred, Lord

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 113847


WRENCH, John Evelyn. Alfred Lord Milner : The Man of No Illusions, 1854-1925. London : Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd, 1958. First Edition. Pp (6),7-398,(2),frontispiece portrait. Index. 8vo, blue-gray cloth, gilt lettering to maro on panel to spine, top edge dyed maroon. "Sir Evelyn Wrench's life of Alfred Lord Milner is the result of an admiration for that statesman since earlyyouth, and a close community of ideas. Sir Evelyn's work in furthering the cause of Britain overseas is known to everyone; it has been his primary co ncern, in this book, to see that Alfred Milner's work should be revalue... View more info

Amina et le Mamelouk Blanc.

By: FAHMY, Jean Mohsen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: L'Interligne, Vanier, Ontario, 1998, ISBN:2921463199:

Seller ID: 93567


FAHMY, Jean Mohsen. Amina et le Mamelouk Blanc. (Vanier, Ontario) : L'Interligne, (1998). Pp [1]-448,(4). Large 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. Dans la Collection “Paysage.” An historical novel based on Napoleon's expedition to Egypt. Text in French. Jean Mohsen Fahmy is an Egyptian-born Canadian author. Corner creased, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Ancient and Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament. Third Edition, with supplement.

By: PRITCHARD, James B. (ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1992, ISBN:06910353032:

Seller ID: 28035


PRITCHARD, James B. (ed.). Ancient and Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament. Edited by James B. Pritchard. Third Edition with Supplement. Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©1969 (1992). Fifth Printing of thethird edition. Pp. (4),[v]xxiii,(3),[1]-711,(1). 4to, rust cloth with gilt lettered black title block and gilt tooling to spine. Very good. Due to t he weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage costs. 75.00 Contents: Part I: Myths, Epics, and Legends: 1. EgyptianMyths, Tales, and Mortuary Texts (John A. Wilson): Creation Myths and Orig... View more info

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Ancient Egypt in the Metropolitan Museum Journal. 2nd US in dj

By: ALDRED, Cyril, et al

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1983,:

Seller ID: 30552


ALDRED, Cyril, et al. Ancient Egypt in the Metropolitan Museum Journal. Volumes 1-11 (1968-1976). Articles by Cyril Aldred, Henry G. Fischer, Herman de Meulenaere, Birgit Nolte, Edna R. Russmann. (N.Y.) : Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1983). Second Printing. Pp 201. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. Vg-fine in dj (spine browned, ½ inch tear to front panel). 125.00 View more info

Ancient Mediterranean World : From the Stone Age to A.D. 600. First Editionin dustjacket

By: WINKS, Robin W., and Susan P. MATTERN-PARKES MATTERN-PARKES, Susan P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York / Oxford, 2004, ISBN:0195155629:

Seller ID: 113579


WINKS, Robin W., and Susan P. MATTERN-PARKES. The Ancient Mediterranean World : From the Stone Age to A.D. 600. New York / Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004. First Printing. Pp (4),v-xv,(1),1-255,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, copper lettering to front board and spine. "What is a city, and what forms did urbanization take in different times and places? How do peoples and nations define themselves and perceive foreigners? Questions like these serve as the framework for The Ancient Mediterranean World: From the Stone Age to A.D. 600. This book provides a concise overvi... View more info

Ancient Mines and Quarries : A Trans-Atlantic Perspective

By: BREWER-LaPORTA, Margaret, Adrian BURKE, and David FIELD (eds.) BURKE, Adrian FIELD, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books, Oxford and Oakville, 2010, ISBN:9781842174012:

Seller ID: 115002


BREWER-LaPORTA, Margaret, Adrian BURKE, and David FIELD (eds.). Ancient Mines and Quarries : A Trans-Atlantic Perspective. Oxford and Oakville : OxbowBooks, (2010). Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]-194,(2). Illustrated with b&w photos, di agrams, &c. 8vo, illustrated olive-green cardcovers. "Fourteen papers explore a range of issues relating to prehistoric extraction sites, including ethnography, geochemical signatures, the application of neutron activation analysis, exploitation of erratics, excavation, survey and conservation. Topics include quernstone extraction, use of hammers, stages of extraction,... View more info

Antoine et Cleopatre: La Bataille d'Actium

By: LAURROUY, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Le Masque, Paris, 1934,:

Seller ID: 24849


LAURROUY, Maurice. Antoine et Cléopatre: La Bataille d'Actium. Paris : "Le Masque", (1934). Pp 223. 8vo, cardcovers. In the monthly series Aventures et Légendes de la Mer. Lacking half-title, some short tears and soiling to covers, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Arabic Proverbs, or, The Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians. 3rd ed in dj.

By: BURCKHARDT, John Lewis BOSWORTH, C.E., intro

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Curzon Press, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 73065


BURCKHARDT, John Lewis. Arabic Proverbs, or, The Manners and Customs of theModern Egyptians . Illustrated from their Proverbial Sayings Current at Ca iro. Translated and explained by the late John Lewis Burckhardt. Introduction by C.E. Bosworth. London: Curzon Press, (1972). Third Edition. Pp. (4),[i]-viii,[1]-283,(1). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Musty, some minor edgewear at extremities, name stamp, personal acquisition note inked to gutter of first page of introduction, occasional pencilled marginalia, else vg in spotted, nicked dj. 40.00 View more info

Arabs at War : Military Effectiveness, 1948-1991. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: POLLACK, Kenneth M. Studies in War, Society, and the Military series.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 2002, ISBN:0803237332:

Seller ID: 114633


POLLACK, Kenneth M. Arabs at War : Military Effectiveness, 1948-1991. Lincoln and London : University of Nebraska Press, (2002). First Printing. A Council on Foreign Relations Book. Pp. (7),[viii]-xv,(3),[1]-698,(4). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Studies in War, Society, and the Military series. "Kenneth M. Pollack, formerly a Persian Gulf military analyst at the CIA and Director for Persian Gulf Affairs at the National Security Council, describes and analyzes the military history of thesix key Arab states -- Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Sy... View more info

Armies and Enemies of Ancient Egypt and Assyria. Paperback.

By: BUTTERY, Alan.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wargames Research Group, Worthing, 1974,:

Seller ID: 108667


BUTTERY, Alan. Armies and Enemies of Ancient Egypt and Assyria. (Worthing):A War Games Research Group Publication, (1974). Pp. 1-83,(1). With 118 ill ustrations. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with white lettered green title block to front cover, black, green and pink lettering to front, pink lettering to spine. Front cover adds: "Egyptian, Nubian, Asiatic, Libyan, Hittite, Sea Peoples, Assyrian, Aramean (Syrian), Hebrew, Urartian, Median, Elamite, Babylonian, Scythian. 3200 BC to 612 BC." One-inch split to tail of rear outer hinge, else very good. 30.00 View more info

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Art of Ancient Egypt. in dj

By: MICHALOWSKI, Kazimierz

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1968,:

Seller ID: 48565


MICHALOWSKI, Kazimierz. Art of Ancient Egypt. NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., [ca. 1968?]. Pp. 600 including 904 illustrations, 145 of them in full colour, many with gold, plus 135 plans, elevations, sites and diagrams, 15 maps and charts. 4to, brown cloth, pictorial onlay to front. Smal scuff to lower front board, else vg in dj (head of spine chipped, four insch scrape along outer front hinge, slightly rubbed). 75.00 View more info

Art of Ancient Egypt. US in dj

By: ROBINS, Gay

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1997,:

Seller ID: 38047


ROBINS, Gay. The Art of Ancient Egypt. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1997. Pp 271. With over 300 illustrations in color and black and white. 4to, blue cloth. Vg in nicked dj. 40.00 View more info

Art of Arabian Costume : A Saudia Arabian Profile. First Edition, Signed

By: ROSS, Heather Colyer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Arabesque, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1981, ISBN:090751300X:

Seller ID: 99220


ROSS, Heather Colyer. The Art of Arabian Costume : A Saudia Arabian Profile. (Fribourg, Switzerland) : Arabesque, (1981). First Edition. Pp (5),6-188.Largely double column. Illustrated throughout. Folio, green leatherette, g ilt lettering to spine. Heather Colyer Ross (b. March 7, 1936, Australia). "Few in the world are unacquainted with Arabian costume to some degree, butmisconceptions about its true nature are many. With the publication of The Art of Arahian Costume, this situation is now remedied. For the first time it is possible to see the brilliance of colour, variety of form and ing... View more info

Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World

By: Art - Catalogue)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nagoya/Boston Mueum of Fine Arts, 1999,:

Seller ID: 68432


(Art - Catalogue). Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World. Boston: Nagoya/Boston Mueum of Fine Arts, (1999). Pp. 271. With 221 colour plates. Accompanying descriptions in English and Japanese. Double column. 4to, decorative embossed white card covers, gilt titles to front and spine. The accompanyingcatalogue to an exhibition held at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, April 1 7, 1999 to March 2004. Small mark to front cover, else very good. 50.00 View more info

Artists & Anatomists. in dustjacket

By: MAYOR, A. Hyatt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Published by the Artist's Limited Edition in Association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art,, New York , 1984,:

Seller ID: 110513


MAYOR, A. Hyatt. Artists & Anatomists. [New York] : "Published by the Artist's Limited Edition in Association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art,"(1984). Pp (10),3-132,(4) + colour frontispiece. Illustrated. 4to, tan cloth. "Histories of anatomy exist in sufficient quantity, so this essay revolves around two questions only: What havo artists done to record dissections andso help anatomists to see? And what, in turn, have anatomists discovered t o help artists in portraying man's body? These questions center on the everlasting preoccupation of Western art, which is the study of man... View more info