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A Field Guide to Rock Art Symbols of the Greater Southwest

By: Patterson, Alex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johnson Books, 1992

Edition: 15th Printing


Intended to be used in the field, as well as a reference, the book includes a pictorial key at the beginning and is organized by tentative meaning or by description. The reader can easily find the one or several of the 500 illustrations that most closely match the symbol in question. Patterson emphasizes the tentative nature of the interpretations and has included an index by neutral archaeological description as well as complete documentation of every excerpted comment.... View more info

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An Introduction To The Ceramics Of Tres Zapotes, Veracruz, Mexico, Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 139

By: Weiant, Clarence Wolsey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., USGPO, 1943


78 plates, 54 text figures, 10 maps. Backstrip somewhat frayed; library pocket in rear. Gray paper covers age discolored. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 144 pages; 22455 View more info

Beyond Stonehenge

By: Hawkins, Gerald S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row, 1973

Edition: Stated 1st Edition


Minor shelfwear, previous owner's name, previous owner's cataloging label taped to spine of DJ. ; B/W photographs & drawings; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 319 pages; 25680 View more info

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Hands On The Past

By: Ceram, C. W. (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf, 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing


The freshness & excitement of significant archaeological discoveries are preserved in these carefully selected firsthand reports from archaeologists such as Woolley, Sloane, Walpole, Schliemann, Goldsmidt, Tarral, Curtius, et al. B/w illustrations and photographs. Edgeworn, chipped DJ in new mylar. ; Cover Art; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 434 pages; 28914 View more info

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Lost Cities

By: Cottrell, Leonard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company, 1957

Edition: 1st Edition


An eminent British archaeologist and scholar here relates the fantastic discoveries of cities and whole civilizations that have been lost to white men for centuries, or survived as tiny settlements atop a buried ruin of incomparable splendor. From fragmentary remains, this skilled archaeologist rebuilds a fabulous city, re-peoples vividly its streets with the men and women who lived there, and shares with the reader the fascination of rediscovering the past. Couple of cl... View more info

Mysteries Of The Mexican Pyramids

By: Tompkins, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row, 1976

Edition: Stated 1st Edition


Previous owner's cataloging dot taped to spine of DJ. DJ edgeworn, chipped at heel of spine. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 427 pages; 25589 View more info

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New Discoveries At Jamestown, Site Of The First Successful English Settlement In America

By: Cotter, John L. , and J. Paul Hudson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1957


Black & white pictures and drawings. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 99 pages View more info

Nubian Rescue

By: Keating, Rex

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Hawthorn Books, 1975

Edition: 1st US Edition


Previous owner's name and cataloging label taped to spine. Scuff on front of DJ. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages; 26748 View more info

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Origins

By: Leakey, Richard E. & Roger Lewin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: E.P.Dutton Pub., 1977

Edition: 1st Edition


What new discoveries reveal about the emergence of our species and its possible future. Illustrated with 240 drawings, photos, and maps, of which 100 are in full color. ; 264 pages; 31426 View more info

Roloff Beny Interprets In Photographs: Pleasure Of Ruins

By: Macaulay, Rose

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1977

Edition: Revised Edition


Upper edge wear and tear at fold of DJ. Previous owner's bookplate. ; 4to - 11" to 13" tall; 240 pages; 14566 View more info

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The Ancient Olympic Games

By: Swaddling, Judith

Price: $14.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press, 1984

Edition: 1st Edition


A complete reconstruction of the site buried for centuries appears in the British Museum and is reproduced in this book. "damaged books" stamped on bottom edge; however, no damage can be found and the book appears unopened. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 80 pages; 27933 View more info

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The Heretic Pharaoh

By: Bratton, F

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd, 1962

Edition: 1st Edition


A fascinating and absorbing biography of one of the most remarkable figures of the ancient world--Ikhnaton, boy-pharaoh of Egypt, brother-husband of the lovely Nefertiti. 21 illustrations and 4 maps. Writing on flypage; top edge freckled; underlining and marginalia; DJ edgeworn. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 172 pages; 30406 View more info

The Lost Tomb

By: Weeks, Kent R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow, 1998

Edition: 1st Edition


In 1995, an American Egyptologist discovered the burial site of the sons of Ramesses II. This is his incredible story of KV5 and its excavation. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 330 pages; 23163 View more info

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The Riddle Of The Pyramids

By: Mendelssohn, Kurt

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Praeger, 1974

Edition: Reprint


Previous owner's name and cataloging label taped to spine. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 224 pages; 27447 View more info

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The Sumerians; Ur Of The Chaldees (a Record Of Seven Years Of Excavation) ; Digging Up The Past [Three Books]

By: Woolley, C. Leonard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, 1930

Edition: 2nd Printing


Illustrated with b/w plates and maps. The Sumerians published by Oxford, 2nd impression 1929; Ur of the Chaldees published by Ernest Benn Limited, 6th impression 1930; Digging up the Past also published by Ernest Benn Limited, 1st impression 1930. Agatha Christi wrote "Murder in Mesopotamia" because she was inspired by Woolley's discovery of the royal tombs and later married his young assistant. All 3 books have brown cloth boards moderately worn at extremities; ... View more info