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Glories of the Past: Ancient Art from the Shelby White and Leon Levy Collection

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An extraordinary assortment of ancient pottery and sculpture from the collection of Shelby White and Leon Levy with essays by 20 leading Greek and Roman scholars to put the works in perspective.
BK50559. Glories of the Past: Ancient Art from the Shelby White and Leon Levy Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, hardcover, 295 photographs, 226 in color, 280 pages, shelf-worn dust jacket, new; SOLD


Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum

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BU65097. Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum by Susan H. Auth, 1977, 4to, hardcover, 235 pp., 552 illustrated pieces, some color plates, USED, ex libris Alex G. Malloy; SOLD


Ancient Glass by Frederic Neuburg

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BK50730. Ancient Glass by Frederic Neuburg, 110 pages, high-quality color photos 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; SOLD


Manual of Egyptian Pottery, Volume 1: Fayum A - A Lower Egyptian Culture

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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; SOLD


Glass From Islamic Lands: The al-Sabah Collection

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BK43243. Glass From Islamic Lands: The al-Sabah Collection by Stefano Carboni, 2001, paperback, 416 pages, 345 color and b&w photographs; SOLD


Nishapur, Glass of the Early Islamic Period

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The city of Nishapur, located in eastern Iran, was a place of political importance in medieval times and a flourishing center of art, crafts, and trade. This publication includes survey of glass in the early Islamic period throughout the Near East and examines the site at Nishapur excavated by the Iranian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum in 1935-40 and again in 1947. In addition, Robert H. Brill of the Corning Museum of Glass uses chemical analyzes to shed further light on the glass found at the excavation site.
BK50708. Nishapur, Glass of the Early Islamic Period by Jens Kröger, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, 1995, 8 1/2'' x 11'', 272 pages, 220 black-and-white illustrations, hardcover with jacket, new but slight scratching and scuffing on dust jacket; SOLD




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BU50728. Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer by Axel von Saldern, paperback, 260 pages, 762 vessels listed, most illustrated, many in color, 1974, out of print, working copy, cover stained, loose pages, written inside in the cover "Robert Haas, July 1975," ex libris Alex G. Malloy, USED; SOLD


Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery

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BK50727. Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery by Susan B. Matheson, 363 pieces and additional 21 forgeries, black and white photographs, paperback, 152 pages, 1980, out of print, working copy, ex libris Alex G. Malloy, USED; SOLD


Mosaics by Carlo Bertelli

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A study of the history of mosaics from ancient times, 8 century B.C., to modern times. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of full color photographs. This book traces the evolution from Europe to Asia to America bringing together for the first time the different strands that have contributed to this wonderful art and have up until now only been dealt with separately.
BK18163. Mosaics Main Editor Carlo Bertelli, Gallery Books, New York, 1988, hardcover, very good condition, 360 pages, large size, beautiful color photographs, international shipping at the actual cost of postage; SOLD


Gläser der Antike. Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer

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BU50709. Gläser der Antike. Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer by Axel von Saldern et al, 1974, in German, 260 pages, 762 pieces, numerous photos, some color, USED working copy, creased cover, loose page; SOLD




    




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