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1 Burns, Thomas A HISTORY OF THE OSTROGOTHS
Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. Illustrated. 299 pages. 
A study of the barbarian society linked with the Roman Empire. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Damrosch, David THE NARRATIVE COVENANT: Transformations of Genre in the Growth of Biblical Literature
San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1987). 0060616938 / 9780060616939 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very lightly rubbed dust jacket. Bibliography, index. 
A study of the great historical books of the Bible, utilizing literary analysis, historical criticism, and Near Eastern literature to describe the development of the biblical narrative. To understand the Bible, Damrosch argues, one must trace its origins. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 de Camp, L. Sprague THE GOLDEN WIND
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company , Inc., 1969. First edition. Jacket illustration by Jennifer Perrott. Hardcover. Spine slightly slanted, tiny areas of soiling to page edges, else near fine in an age-toned (especially to spine panel), lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket that shows a few tiny dots of stain, and tape remnants to verso. 
Historical adventure from the time-traveling sf writer centers on Eudoxos of Kyzikos, navigator, geographer, fighter, diplomat and intrepid trader as he explores uncharted lands beyond the Mediterranean. Map-decorated endpapers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Grousset, Rene THE SUM OF HISTORY
(Hadleigh, Essex): Tower Bridge Publications Limited, (1951). First edition in English. Translation from the French by Helen and Temple A. Patterson of BILAN DE LA'HISTOIRE originally published in 1946. Hardcover. Uniform offsetting to the front endpaper, else near fine in antique brick-colored linen with gilt titles and rules to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny edge tears and mild creases. 
Six sections: Estimate of Civilization; Asia's Contribution; Religious Images of East and West; Europe and Asia; At the Sources of Invasions; Pascal's Problem and Our Own. 254 pages; Index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Herm, Gerhard THE PHOENICIANS: The Purple Empire of the Ancient World
New York: William Morrow & Co., 1975. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with one short closed edge tear, light corner crease to front panel, and minor age-toning to rear panel. 
A number one bestseller in its original German, translated by Caroline Hillier, a full history of the Mediterranean people who colonized their portion of the world for a thousand years and then faded into the background of history. 
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6 Laing, Lloyd and Jennifer THE ORIGINS OF BRITAIN
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1980). 0710004311 / 9780710004314 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A volume in the "Britain Before The Conquest" series consisting of five volumes each complete in itself; the series as a whole forms a complete history of early Britain. Illustrated with plates, maps, figures, and tables. 197 pages with an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Lourie, Peter SWEAT OF THE SUN, TEARS OF THE MOON: A Chronicle Of An Incan Treasure
New York: Atheneum, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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8 Ramage, Edwin S., editor ATLANTIS: Fact Or Fiction?
Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, (1978). 0253104823 / 9780253104823 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with a small nick at upper corner. 
A scholarly study. 
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9 Shwartz, Susan SHARDS OF EMPIRE
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312857160 / 9780312857165 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with stunningly beautiful jacket painting by Richard Bober. 
"Fantasy novel of 10th-century Byzantium."--Locus. From the author of THE GRAIL OF HEARTS, called by Jane Yolen, "breathtaking, shot through with the red of Roman wine, the gold of oriental jewels...I could not put it down." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Thurston, Carol THE EYE OF HORUS
(New York): William Morrow, (2000). 038097696X / 9780380976966 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket illustrated with 3-D hieroglyphics. 
The author's knowledge of egyptology and forensics is woven into a multi-faceted thriller of ancient and modern times. A well-received first novel. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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