• 1794 Book : Norman French Armorial Tiles at Abbey in St.-Etienne, France

    The earliest work in English located by Solon dealing specifically with tiles, and now very uncommon. Solon notes- "The armorial-bearing tiles described in these letters belonged to a pavement, now partly destroyed, which adorned the state-rooms of St. Stephen Abbey (cataloguer's note: now known as The Abbey of Saint-Etienne, it is considered to be one of the most notable Romanesque buildings in Normandy ), or 'Abbaye aux hommes' at Caen, built in 1077 by William the Conqueror.
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  • Ancient Egyptian Afterlife Antiques Arts - Cairo Museum Egypt Catalog

    "From the beginning of their civilization, ancient Egyptians conceived of an immortal afterlife, devoting vast material resources and energy into preparations for eternity. This catalog, filled with vivid photographs of objects from Cairo's Egyptian Museum, discusses their continually evolving understanding of the afterlife in the period from the New Kingdom (1550-1069 BC), when stability and prosperity fostered a flowering of cultural activity, to the Late Period (664-332 BC).
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  • Book: 1883 Mayer Collection Catalog: Portrait Miniatures, Medieval Carvings &++

    “Catalogue of Mediaeval & Later Antiquities contained in the Mayer Museum, including the Mather Collection of Miniatures and Medals Relating to the Bonaparte Family”. The illustrated plates show the Medieval manuscripts (5 plates), iv0ries (6 plates), enamels (3 plates), miniatures (2 plates), Wedgwood medallions (1 plate), French Revolution-era badges & medals (1 plate), and miniature portraits of the Bonaparte family (2 plates).
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  • Early 19th Century Engraved Plates of Ancient Roman Vases - Taylor - London

    6"x9.5", 35 engraved plates. Bound together in a somewhat haphazard order- Plate 3 of "Eighteen Vases" bound before its title page, followed by the title page and the rest of the plates. "A New Book of Vases" title page bound next, followed by "Fourteen Vases" title page and its plates, followed by a second plate from "A New Book of Vases", followed by Plate 8 of "Vases and Tripods", followed by the title page and plates for "Vases and Tripods".
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  • Ancient Roman Egyptian Fayum Portraits: 1st - 4th Century Funerary Art in Egypt

    “Fayum Portraits”. “Miraculously preserved by the dry sands of the Egyptian desert, some thousand 1st-4th century painted portraits—called "Fayum" after the region they were found in—have fascinated artists and archaeologists for their strange presence.
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  • 1925 Egyptian Department of Antiquities Pass to the Ancient Monuments

    Card folder. 3”x5”. Some soil. Joslin Hall Books.
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  • Ancient Bronzes & Statuary - Loeb Collection - Roman Greek Etruscan & Egyptian

    He founded the Loeb Classical Library at Harvard, became a trustee at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and helped found what would become the Julliard School in New York. The bronzes illustrated in this catalog, along with this ancient pottery, were eventually given to the Staatliche Antikensammlungen in Munich.
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  • Medieval & Renaissance Antiques @ the V&A Museum sculpture metalwork &c

    “Medieval and Renaissance Treasures from the V&A”. In fine, clean condition. Joslin Hall Books.
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  • Book: 1929 Renaissance Master Paintings - Piero della Francesca & Filippo Lipp

    “Two Masterpieces of Renaissance Painting from the Collection of Carl W. Hamilton, New York City”. Sale 2346. Light soil, sticker on cover, light water stain in lower inner corner.
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  • Ancient and Medieval Glass, 2-Volume Gustavus Eisen 1927 Limited Edition

    What can one say about Gustavus Eisen?. He authored one of the most authoritative studies of portraits of George Washington, a massive three-volume study; he injected himself into the controversy and research involving the Holy Grail and Shroud of Turin and wrote a monograph on the controversial Great Chalice of Antioch.
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  • Ancient Roman Lamps Excavated in Rome - 1728 Engraved Plate - Bellori (f.31-34

    Bellori (1613-1696), "was an Italian painter and antiquarian but more famously, a prominent biographer of artists of the 17th century, equivalent to Giorgio Vasari in the 16th century. Bellori was curator of antiquities for Pope Clement X.
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  • Ancient Roman Mosaic Excavated in Rome - 1728 Engraved Plate - Bellori

    Bellori (1613-1696), "was an Italian painter and antiquarian but more famously, a prominent biographer of artists of the 17th century, equivalent to Giorgio Vasari in the 16th century. Bellori was curator of antiquities for Pope Clement X.
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  • Antique Medieval Metalwork Sculpture Painting + More @ Metropolitan Museum

    "The publication of this comprehensive catalogue celebrates the distinguished career of William D. Wixom at the Metropolitan. An essay by the Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Medieval Art gives insight into the collection process, and the catalogue entries, written by members of the curatorial staff, focus on about 200 of the most important secular and religious objects, many of which are illustrated in colour.
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  • Ancient Antique Glass - Roman & Byzantine & Medieval @ Wolf Collection

    “Roman, Byzantine and Early Medieval Glass, 10 BCE to 700 CE. Ernesto Wolf Collection”. "Far more rare than the ceramic, stone, and metal artifacts of ancient peoples that are the staple of archaeological museums, glassware also has a long history in Western civilization.
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  • Antique Greek Roman Egyptian Antiquities & Campana Collection in Louvre Museum

    Among the 239 vases, busts, and other antiquities pictured here in color are a number of pieces from the Giampietro Campana collection, acquired for the Louvre in 1861 by Napoleon III, as well as Renaissance-era medallions seized at Gaillon Castle during the revolution.
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  • Ancient Roman Lamps Excavated in Rome - 1728 Engraved Plate by Bellori

    Bellori (1613-1696), "was an Italian painter and antiquarian but more famously, a prominent biographer of artists of the 17th century, equivalent to Giorgio Vasari in the 16th century. Bellori was curator of antiquities for Pope Clement X.
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  • Ancient & Medieval Art & Storytelling - Egypt Greece Asia Europe Islamic Persia

    "The nine papers published in this volume were originally given at a symposium held at Johns Hopkins University in 1984. Number IV in the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts Symposium series, and Volume 16 in the Studies in the History of Art series.
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  • Ancient Roman Opaque Glass Windows @ Herculaneum -New Edition

    "A Dissertation on the Antiquity of Glass in Windows. In a Letter to the Rev. Tho. Birch, D.D.Secret. R.S.". Joslin Hall Books.
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  • Ancient Minoan Snake Goddess - MFA Boston Greek Figurine - Real or Fake?

    In her paper "Breathing New Life Into Old Art: The Minoan Snake Goddess Meets the Internet", Drury University's Melissa Benne notes- "Just last year, Kenneth Lapatin, president of the Boston society of the Archaeological Institute of America, wrote a book called Mysteries of the Snake Goddess.
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  • Ancient Greek + Roman + Byzantine Arts & Statues - 3 Books -Venus de Milo +

    "Disarmed. The Story of the Venus de Milo" by Gregory Curtis (Alfred A. Knopf: 2003). "The Venus de Milo is both a great work of art and a popular icon, and from the moment of her discovery in 1820 by a French naval ensign, she has been an object of aesthetic and archeological controversy.
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  • Ancient Roman Lamps Excavated in Rome - 1728 Engraved Plate by Bellori (f.25-27)

    Bellori (1613-1696), "was an Italian painter and antiquarian but more famously, a prominent biographer of artists of the 17th century, equivalent to Giorgio Vasari in the 16th century. Bellori was curator of antiquities for Pope Clement X.
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  • Fake Ancient Etruscan Terra Cotta Warrior Figures - 1937 Metropolitan Museum

    The "old warrior" (he had a white beard and was emaciated, somewhat like, as one observer commented later, a Giacommetti sculpture) was soon followed by a massive four-foot tall terra cotta warrior's head, and there was even talk of a greater treasure waiting to be found.
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  • Pre-Conquest Goldsmith Gold Work in Columbia @ Museo del Oro, Bogota

    “Pre-Conquest Goldsmiths' Work of Columbia in the Museo del Oro, Bogota”. A compact but elegant survey of masterpieces of Pre-Conquest goldwork, illustrated on tipped-in color plates. Wikipedia notes- "The museum displays a selection of pre-Hispanic gold work collection — the biggest in the world.
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  • Ancient Sunken Cities of Egypt Artifacts & Arts - Alexandria Heraklion & Canopus

    French underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio discusses the relics he's discovered, including statuary, jewelry, pediments, stone tablets, and fragments of buildings, all lost for nearly 2,000 years, as well as what these things imply about their societies.
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  • Women & Female Form @ Ancient Greek Art, Sculpture & Painting & Pottery

    "Goddess, nymph, muse, or merely mortal, women never ceased to inspire Greek sculptors and painters. Far from representing an ideal beauty of young athletes with exultant bodies, these sensuous feminine models recount to us the ambiguous notions the Greeks had toward women.
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