All books are new and the latest reprint unless otherwise noted. All used books are worn working copies unless otherwise noted. Orders for multiple books may be shipped priority mail or media mail if the type of mail selected is not available due to limits set by the post office or costs higher than our charge. For overseas orders, we do not recommend ordering coins and books on the same order.
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass
One of the most important and sought-after volumes on early Roman glass that has been produced in English. With more than 17,000 glass objects, the Corning Museum of Glass is one of the world's most comprehensive collections. Dr. Goldstein, the Curator of Ancient Glass, has provided an essential guide to ancient glass in existence prior to the innovation of the blowpipe. With an introductory background, this book catalogues 919 items from all areas of the Pre-Roman and Roman world.
BU50729. Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass by Sidney M. Goldstein, 312 pages, 42 plates majority in color, 919 items catalogued, 1979, out of print and can be hard to find, worn and torn dust jacket, USED, ex libris Alex G. Malloy; $140.00 (€107.80)
BU50730. Ancient Glass by Frederic Neuburg, 110 pages, high-quality color reproductions throughout, plus black and white plates, University of Toronto Press, 1962, 1st Canadian edition, out of print, dust cover worn and torn, out of print, USED, ex libris Alex G. Malloy; $50.00 (€38.50)
Manual of Egyptian Pottery, Volume 1: Fayum A - A Lower Egyptian Culture
This is the first volume in a four-book set covering all Egyptian pottery, ranging from the earliest (Fayum A) ceramics to pottery made in Egypt today, organized by historical periods. The manuals are quick identification guides as well as starting points for more extensive research. For each period, ceramic types are illustrated with a line drawing, accompanied by a description that includes information on the pot's material, manufacturing techniques, surface treatment, and shape. Color plates of representative ceramic types are included to give the clearest sense of the color, composition, and surface treatment. The volumes come in paperback and spiral-bound versions. The spiral bound versions, with hard laminated covers and tabs, are designed especially for the field and lab.
BK50731. Manual of Egyptian Pottery, Volume 1: Fayum A - A Lower Egyptian Culture by Anna Wodzinska, 225 pages, 420 drawings, 29 color photos, spiral bound field/lab version, out of print, new; $40.00 (€30.80)
Ancient Glass in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by Axel von Saldern
BK50736. Ancient Glass in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by Axel von Saldern, 70 fine examples of ancient glass photograhed (black and white) and described; 94 pages, 3 color plates, paperback, Boston, 1968, new; $20.00 (€15.40)
A Catalogue of the Scarabs Belonging to George Fraser
Very useful for the identification of scarabs. Fraser spent over 10 years collecting, describing and drawing the hundreds of scarabs illustrated. Covered are the First through 30th Dynasties, more than 4,400 years.
BL43183. A Catalogue of the Scarabs Belonging to George Fraser by G. Fraser, originally published in 1900, Attic Books 1979 reprint, paperback, 78 pages, 62 pages of illusrated text, plus 16 plates of black and white illustrations; $15.00 (€11.55)
Dura-Europos: The Ancient City and the Yale Collection
BU50564. Dura-Europos: The Ancient City and the Yale Collection By Susan B. Matheson, 1983, paperback, 41 pages, out of print, some marks and stains on cover, USED; $14.00 (€10.78)
Writings of Mankind, Alex G. Malloy Auction XVII, Spring 1990
Includes objects in the following categories: Cuneiform, Hieroglyphic, Hieratic, Aramaic, Edessan Syriac, Greek, Islamic (Arabic), Dravadian, Classical Latin, Late Latin, English, American Colonial, French, German, and Russian.
BC00008. Writings of Mankind 1990, Alex G. Malloy Auction XVII, spring 1990, 123 lots, 68 pages, 40 plates; $12.50 (€9.63)
Egyptian Scarabs, Alex G. Malloy Fixed Price Catalog, Spring 1974
BL00130. Egyptian Scarabs, Alex G. Malloy Fixed Price Catalog, Spring 1974, booklet format, 16 page, 81 scarabs with photos, some yellowing; $10.00 (€7.70)
Arts and Crafts of Ancient Egypt
BK40305. Arts and Crafts of Ancient Egypt by W. M. Flinders Petrie, 1910 edition, Attic Books 1974(?) reprint, paperback, 157 pages, black and white photographs and line drawings; shelf-worn and stained, new - "like used"; $8.00 (€6.16)
Egyptian Art: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
BL43197. Egyptian Art: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, a small booklet with over 30 black and white photographs and descriptions of superb Egyptian pieces from the museum collection; perfect for throne room reading; $6.00 (€4.62)