NIJO CASTLE: Nijo Castle in full color (in English and Japanese)

Nijo Castle in full color (in English and Japanese), book cover Nijo Castle in full color (in English and Japanese). Kyoto: Nijo Castle, 1980. ISBN: 4096730114. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26756) $10.00

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Text in Japanese and English.

Beautifully illustrated.

Right edge binding (Opens left to right).

Introduces the palace, the garden, and the Hommaru (central keep). Originally built in 1603, the Nijo Castle is a flatland castle located in Kyoto, Japan.

The castle consists of two concentric rings (Kuruwa) of fortifications, the Ninomaru Palace, the ruins of the Honmaru Palace, various support buildings and several gardens.

The castle is one of the seventeen assets of Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

ORDNANCE SURVEY: Hadrian’s Wall

Ordnance Survey: Hadrian’s Wall. Director General of the Ordnance Suvey, Southapmton, 1975. Unmarked. Good. Map. (#26318) $14.00

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Two inches to one mile. Second edition of map first published in 1964. Hadrian’s Wall, also called the Roman Wall, Picts’ Wall, or Vallum Hadriani in Latin, was a defensive fortification in the Roman province of Britannia, begun in AD 122 in the reign of the emperor Hadrian.

ORDNANCE SURVEY: The Antonine Wall

Ordnance Survey: The Antonine Wall. Director General of the Ordnance Suvey, Southapmton, 1969. Unmarked. Very Good. Map. (#26317) $30.00

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2.5 inch map. The Antonine Wall, known to the Romans as Vallum Antonini, was a turf fortification on stone foundations, built by the Romans across what is now the Central Belt of Scotland, between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde.

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.

CATALHOYUK: Catalhoyuk Site Guide Book

Catalhoyuk Site Guide Book. Catalhoyuk Research Product, 2005. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25209) $24.00

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Beautifully illustrated. 24p. Catalhoyuk is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Since the 1960s, excavations have uncovered a densely packed Neolithic (New Stone Age) settlement which dates back 9000 years. A tour of this World Heritage site.