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Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Bradley, Pamela.
ISBN: 9780521608954
Cambridge University Press (CUP) Melbourne 2012 
  Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, figures, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. 218 pp. This book was written especially for the core topic of the New South Wales HSC Ancient History syllabus. The book details the social life, economy, politics, religion, architecture and entertainment of the time in these two ancient Italian cities, as well as the influence of Greece and Hellenistic culture. Full of visual material and a variety of sources, the book features diagrammatic chapter summaries and a wealth of activities suitable for students studying this topic for the HSC course. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29786  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Hieroglyphics: The Writings of Ancient Egypt.
Betro, Maria Carmela; George, Amanda S. (translated); Bockol, Leslie J. (editor).
ISBN: 0789202328
Abbeville Press New York 1996 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece, map, black & white photos & drawings, single-colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (bottom corner little rubbed). 251 pp. This complete handbook details the secrets of the hieroglyphic writing of the Nile Valley, being a still-vivid look at the gods, the people, and the everyday life of the Ancient Egyptians. This fascinating book traces the origins and the meaning of each sign, as well as its graphic stylization. There is a complete glossary, a bibliography, and an index. The book is a valuable resource for the casual reader, students and specialists. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28745  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Introducing Egyptian Hieroglyphs.
Watterson, Barbara.
ISBN: 0707302676
Scottish Academic Press Edinburgh 1987 
  Hardback large wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly toned & faintly foxed), bookseller label, owner's written name. 152 pp. Attempts to explain to the layperson the development and use of Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. The book is an introduction to the study of this fascinating subject. Some of the chapters include: Outline of Egyptian chronology, Napoleon's expedition to Egypt in 1797, how writing began, grammar and exercises, and hints on reading hieroglyphs. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28783  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Death of King Arthur: Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, a Retelling.
Ackroyd, Peter.
ISBN: 9781846141935
Penguin Group London 2010 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. 316 pp. A retelling of the famous book written by Sir Thomas Malory and published in 1485 by Caxton's Press. The author's new retelling transforms this richly inventive medieval epic into a dramatic modern story brought to new life for our times, but still full of love, magic, adventure, heroism and betrayal. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29021  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt.
Dodson, Aidan.
ISBN: 1859749186
New Holland London 2001 
  Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour photos (many full-page), minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), spine ends & edges little rubbed. 144 pp. Explores the origins and development of hieroglyphic writing, - the mystery of the hieroglyphs and the ancient civilization that spawned them. Offers new insights into the lives and language of the ancient Egyptians. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28866  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Man who Invented History: Travels with Herodotus.
Marozzi, Justin.
ISBN: 9780719567131
John Murray London 2009 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, spine lightly creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 333 pp. Herodotus is known as the father of history, but he was much more than that. He was also the world's first travel writer, a pioneering geographer, anthropologist, explorer, moralist, tireless investigative reporter and enlightened multiculturalist before the word existed. In his masterpiece "The Histories", tall stories of dog-headed men, gold-digging ants and flying snakes jostle for space within a mesmerising narrative of the Persian Wars, from which Greece emerged triumphant in 5BC to give birth to Western civilisation. Marozzi travels in the path of Herodotus through Greece, Turkey, Egypt and war-torn Iraq. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17149  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Templars' Secret Island: The Knights, the Priest and the Treasure.
Haagensen, Erling; Lincoln, Henry.
ISBN: 1841881902
Windruss / Cassell & Company London 2002 
  Paperback small quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, few colour photos, black & white drawings, front cover & flap creased. 194 pp. Argues that Bernard of Clairvaaux, Bertrand de Blanchefort and a Danish bishop conspired to maintain the secret of the unique churches on Bornholm ( a small island in the Baltic Sea) Rennes-le-Chateau in France, and the tunnels under Mount Sion (Jerusalem). Bornholm has medieval churches and many hundreds of standing stones marked out as a sacred site since remote antiquity. SALE PRICE. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22862  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Tiberius Caesar [Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History].
Shotter, David.
ISBN: 0415076544
Routledge London 1992 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, maps, minor edgewear, owner's written name (twice). 97 pp. An up-to-date study of the character and life of Tiberius Caesar, heir of Augustus and emperor of Rome from AD 14 to AD 37. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23239  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Understanding Hieroglyphs.
Wilson, Hilary.
ISBN: 1854791648
Michael O'Mara Books London 1993 
  Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, maps, tables, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), faint foxing top edge. 192 pp. The author has used translations of hundreds of the most commonly used hieroglyphs by providing easy-to-use tables, and examples from monuments, documents and museum exhibits. There are dozens of line drawings, tables and maps to interest anyone who wants to read some of the hieroglyphs which are found not only in Egypt but in museums throughout the world. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28761  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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