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Ancient

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The War that killed Achillles, Alexander Caroline
1 Alexander Caroline The War that killed Achillles
england Viking/Penquin Ltd 2009 0670021121 / 9780670021123 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Book and d/w in very good condition ,The true story of homer's iliiad and the trojan wars. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Legacy of Rome, Bailey Cyril
2 Bailey Cyril The Legacy of Rome
Oxford. Oxford Publishing Company 1923 0198219067 / 9780198219064 13 Impression Hardcover Poor Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Book in good condition as is the d/w first pub 1923 13th impression. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Cleopatra, Bradford, Ernle
3 Bradford, Ernle Cleopatra
UK Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 1971 0340148640 / 9780340148648 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
The waxing and waning powers of the 'Queen of the Nile', and bitter conflict between the two great cities, Latin Rome and Greek Alexandria, are described with eloquence and immediacy, and accompanied by 40 pages of colour and over 100 monochrome illustrations . There is some light marking to the title page, and the DW shows shelf ware and creasing with a sticker stating it is an out of print book. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Murder of Tutankhamen: A 3000-year-old murder mystery, Brier, Bob
4 Brier, Bob The Murder of Tutankhamen: A 3000-year-old murder mystery
UK. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1998 0297841300 / 9780297841302 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
When the nineteen-year-old Tutankhamen died suddenly he was succeeded by his chief advisor Aye, a commoner. How did a man without a drop of royal blood in his veins become King of Egypt? Could Aye have murdered his way to the throne? 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen (Egypt), Carter, Howard; Mace, A. C.
5 Carter, Howard; Mace, A. C. The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen (Egypt)
U.S.A. Dover Publications 1977 0486235009 / 9780486235004 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Unabridged republication of volume I ( 1923 ) of ' The Tomb of TuT-Ankhamen discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. New introduction by Jon Manchip White, illustrated with 105 photographs. The soft cover has wear to its edges and down the spine, and the text block has some marks to its ridges. A good tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Punic Wars, Caven , Brian
6 Caven , Brian The Punic Wars
UK Book Club Association 1980 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The author identifies the causes of the Punic Wars, recounts their turbulent events and describes their social and political background. he traces the successes and reversals in fortunes of these two mighty protagonists throughout the land and sea battles in which the rival armies and fleets clashed with one another in Sicily, Italy, Spain,Greece and Africa ; he also discusses the abilities of some of the great generals of history, including Hannibal and the Scipios. There is some bumping to the corners. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Life Under the Pharaohs, Cottrell
7 Cottrell Life Under the Pharaohs
Gloucestershire Sutt0n 2004 0750937238 / 9780750937238 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The book is in v/g condition ,All about the pharaohs. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Twelve Caesars, Dennison, Matthew
8 Dennison, Matthew The Twelve Caesars
UK. Atlantic Books 2013 1848876858 / 9781848876859 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In this book , Mathew Dennison offers a beautifully crafted sequence of imperial portraits, triumphantly evoking the luxury, licence, brutality and sophistication of ancient Rome at its zenith. The Twelve Caesars confronts in luridly coloured and memorable snapshots Lord Acton's assessment that, ' Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men'. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy Shipping ( 2nd class) to World zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Ancient Greeks: In Their Own Words., Dillon, Matthew.
9 Dillon, Matthew. The Ancient Greeks: In Their Own Words.
UK The History Press. 2002 0750927151 / 9780750927154 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book offers vivid eyewitness accounts of the life in the classical world. The author has selected a series of telling extracts from Greek literature to provide an unforgettable picture of the customs and concerns, fears and ambitions, and the underlying values of the ancient Greeks. It is an intimate insight into a world separated from our own by hundreds of years. This book will have special value for those who want to learn about the human side of ancient Greece. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Ancient Britain., Dyer James.
10 Dyer James. Ancient Britain.
London Batsford. 1995 071346156X / 9780713461565 Reprint. Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 
This book is for anyone starting out to understand the pre historic life of Britain from the first human occupation 450,000 years ago to the Roman conquest AD. Unfortunatly there is an impressed mark of a paper clip on the front cover of this book 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
The Legacy of Egypt, Edited By  J.r.harris
11 Edited By J.r.harris The Legacy of Egypt
Oxford. Oxford Publishing Company 1988 0198219121 / 9780198219125 Reprinted 1988 Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is in very good condition the cover is in v/g condition. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
12 Ekirch Roger A. Birthright
New york Norton 2010 0393066150 / 9780393066159 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The true story that inspired kidnapped. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
 
 
Celt and Saxon : The Struggle for Britain AD 410 - 937, Ellis, Peter Berresford
13 Ellis, Peter Berresford Celt and Saxon : The Struggle for Britain AD 410 - 937
UK Constable 1994 0094732604 / 9780094732605 Reprints Soft cover Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Through events of incredible complexity, he charts the struggle between the invading ancestors of the English and the British Celts. This is not simply a story of 500 years of military conflict. It charts the rise of the celtic church, and points to the cultural differences between two peoplesThe shows creasing to the corners and the top of the rear cover, and the spine is lightly faded. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to North America and Australasia is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Viking World., Graham-campbell James.
14 Graham-campbell James. The Viking World.
London Frances Lincoln. 2001 0711218005 / 9780711218000 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 
A well illustrated account of the material culture of the Vikings,with colour,black and white and line drawings. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
The Mummy in Ancient Egypt: Equipping the Dead for Eternity., Ikram, Salima; Dodson, Aidan
15 Ikram, Salima; Dodson, Aidan The Mummy in Ancient Egypt: Equipping the Dead for Eternity.
UK Thames & Hudson Ltd. 1998 0500050880 / 9780500050880 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book was the first modern account to survey the entire panoply of Egyptian burial equipment over 3,000 years. It examines burial rites and tomb development, from the Giza pyramids to the underground chambers in the Valley of the Kings and beyond. With hundreds of photographs and specially drawn diagrams, this was the most authoritative publication ever produced on the Egyptian way of death. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms, Moffat Alistair
16 Moffat Alistair Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms
Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1999 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Despite Germanic , Norse and other invasions, Britain has remained in essence a Celtic country.This book will restore what our Anglo-Saxon history has hidden from us, a lost sense of our Celtic selves. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
The Lost Treasures of Troy, Moorhead Caroline
17 Moorhead Caroline The Lost Treasures of Troy
Barnsley Yorkshire Bca 1994 Bca Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Book and dw in good condition black cover slightly rubbed. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Alfred: Warrior King, Peddie, John.
18 Peddie, John. Alfred: Warrior King
UK Sutton Publishing 2001 0750926775 / 9780750926775 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
King alfred of Wessex (871-901) is the only king in British history to have honoured with the epithet ' great', yet he is usually remembered only for the story of the burnt cakes, his finer achievements being forgotten. It is above all, Alfred's success in battle that has earned him his place in legend, but was he truly a warrior king- or was it his nature to achieve his aims by less aggressive, more thoughtful means? 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
The Oxford Illustrated History of Roman Britain, Salway Peter
19 Salway Peter The Oxford Illustrated History of Roman Britain
UK BCA 1993 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This lavishly illustrated book presents the most authoritative history of Roman Britain ever published for the general reader. Written by an established expert in the field, the narrative starts before the invasion of Julius Caesar and culminates in the early 5th century AD with the unexpected end of Roman rule and subsequent collapse of society in Britain. The D/W shows very light wear to the corners. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Philip II of Macedonia., Worthington, Ian
20 Worthington, Ian Philip II of Macedonia.
U.S.A. Yale University Press 2008 0300164769 / 9780300164763 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Alexander the Great is probably the most famous ruler of antiquity, and his spectacular conquests are recounted often in books and films. But what of his father, Philip II, who united Macedonia, created the best army in the world at the time, and conquered and annexed Greece? This land mark biography is the first to bring Philip to life, exploring the details of his life and legacy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
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