GRANT, M: Art in the Roman Empire

Grant, Michael. Art in the Roman Empire. Routledge, 1995. ISBN: 0415120314. Unmarked. Dust jacket under clear protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26037) $16.00

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Examines significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewelry and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. 37 illustrations. 5 maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 146p.

TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART: Later Egyptian Art at Toledo (The Art of Egypt: Part 2)

Wittmann, Otto; Luckner, Kurt T. Later Egyptian Art at Toledo (The Art of Egypt: Part 2). The Toledo Museum of Art Museum Notes, 1972. Unmarked. Rubbing on cover. A few small dot labels in book. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26018) $16.00

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Exhibition catalog. 22 B/W reproductions. Map. 24p.

ASIAN ART MUSEUM, SF: One Hundred Objects of Asian Art from the Avery Brundage Collection

Sickman, Laurence. One Hundred Objects of Asian Art from the Avery Brundage Collection. M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1960. Unmarked. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25936) $16.00

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B/W images. Booklet for May 10–June 12, 1960 exhibition. Chronological Tables: Japan, China. 20p. Objects from China, India, Japan, Korea, Iran, Cambodia, Thailand, Tibet and Nepal. Included bronze, sculpture, jades, ceramics, cloisonne, paintings, metal-work, lacquer, etc.

COMMUNE OF MURIO: The Etruscan Museum of Poggio Civitate

The Etruscan Museum of Poggio Civitate, book coverThe Commune of Murio. The Etruscan Museum of Poggio Civitate. Firenze: Le Tre Arti, 1988. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25932) $15.00

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B/W plates. 66p. Text in English. Poggio Civitate is a hill in the commune of Murlo, Siena, Italy and the location of an ancient settlement of the Etruscan civilization. It was discovered in 1920. Excavations began in 1966. The museum displays material found in the very important Etruscan site Poggio Civitate.

CAL ACADEMY: Pacific Discovery, Treasures of Ancient Peru, California Academy of Sciences (Volume XXXI Number 4, July/August 1978)

Pacific Discovery, Treasures of Ancient Peru, California Academy of Sciences (Volume XXXI Number 4, July/August 1978). Unmarked. Illustrated. 30p. (#25922) $12.00

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Exhibition catalog from the California Academy of Sciences Peru’ Golden Treasures exhibition.

Articles on Gold, Graves, and Gods in Ancient Peru, A visit to Machu Picchu, Peruvian Textiles, Ceramic Sculptures of Ancient Peru and more.

Contributors include Patricia J. Lyon, Glynn Custred, Geraldine Lindsay, Donna M. Garaventa, and Raphael X. Reichert.

Includes Inca astronomy Sky Watcher’s Guide.

PETRACOS, BC: Delphi Guide

Petracos, Basil Chr. Delphi Guide Athens: Esperos Edition, 1971. Unmarked. Dog-eared page. Illustrated with plans, photographs, drawings, etc. 86p. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Very Good. Paperback. (#25840) $12.00

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Delphi is famous as the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as the seat of the oracle that was consulted on important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. It is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

ARTS OF ASIA: November-December, 1977, Volume 7, Number 6

ARTS OF ASIA: November-December, 1977, Volume 7, Number 6, book coverNguyet, Tuyet (editor). Arts of Asia (November-December, 1977, Volume 7, Number 6). Unmarked. Lavishly illustrated. Very Good. Paperback. (#25793) $14.00

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Features Chinese Taoist Art. Also Portuguese Porcelain trade with China, Ivory Carvings of the Ch’ien Emperor and more. 104p.