SHOT: Technology and Culture (April 2003, Vol 44, No. 2)

Technology and Culture (April 2003, Vol 44, No. 2), book coverStaudenmaier, John M. (editor). Technology and Culture (April 2003, Vol 44, No. 2). Society for the History of Technology/Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#26384) $12.00

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Articles include “Plantation Factories: Science and Technology in Late-Eighteenth Century Cuba” by Maria M. Portuondo, the rise and demise of the outside fire escape by Sara E. Wermiel, Randall Patnode on the radio and the press in the 1920s, Thomas C. Lassman on Edward Dondon at Westinghouse, James Frederick Edwards on Building the Great Pyramid and more.

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.

FREED, RE: Egypt’s Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom 1558-1085 B.C.

Freed, Rita E. Egypt’s Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom 1558-1085 B.C. Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1983. Unmarked. Rubbing on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25435) $12.00

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Exhibition catalogue. A beautifully illustrated picture book with descriptive text of the objects. Topics include Jewelry, Music, Games and more.

HEYDEN, A VAN DER: Valley of the Kings Valley of the Kings (Tal der Konige, Vallee des Rois)

Heyden, A. van der. Valley of the Kings Valley of the Kings (Tal der Konige, Vallee des Rois). Al Ahram, Elsevier, 1977. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#25240) $12.00

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Beautifully illustrated with 70 color photographs. Text in English, German and French. 70p.

JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 44, April 1985, No. 2

JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 44, April 1985, No. 2, book coverBiggs, Robert D. (editor). Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 44, April 1985, No. 2). University of Chicago Press, 1985. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25007) $16.00

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Articles include Turkish Mosque Orientation and the Secular Variation of the Magnetic Declination by Frank E. Barmore; A Comparison of the Arabic and Earlier Egyptian Contract Formularies, Part II: Terminology; Correspondences osiriennes entre les temples d’Opet et de Khonsou by Jean Claude Degardin; A propos de l’origine du nom de la Syrie by Christian Cannuyer; Hittite hashas by Charles Carter; The Significance of Aramaic 4<*n. Reviews. pp81-163.

JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 37, Jan 1978, No 1

JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 37, Jan 1978, No 1, book coverBiggs, Robert D. (editor). Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 37, Jan 1978, No 1). University of Chicago Press, 1978. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25006) $16.00

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Illustrated. Articles include: The Acts of Hattusili I by H. Craig Melchert; The Hiw-Ass, the Hiw Serpent, and the God Seth by William A. Ward; A New Reference to an Egyptian Campaign of Thutmose III (in Asia) by Anthony Spalinger; Menahem and Tiglath-pileser III by William H. Shea; The Wine-Dark Sea by Cyrus H. Gordon. Book Reviews. 79p.

JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 44, July 1985, No. 3

JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 44, July 1985, No. 3, book coverBiggs, Robert D. (editor). Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 44, July 1985, No. 3). University of Chicago Press, 1985. Unmarked. Bumped corner and corner crease on cover. Illustrated. Good. Paperback. (#25005) $16.00

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Articles include: Echoes of a Thirsty Owl: Death and Afterlife in Pre-Islamic Arabic Poetry by T. Emil Homerin; Doubts about the “Lost Pharaohs” by William Y. Adams; Muhammad and Joseph: A study of Koranic Narritive by M. S. Ster; The First Pair of Deities in the Sefire I God-List by Michael L. Barre; An Incised Vase from Kerma by Peter Lacovara. Book Reviews. pp165-249