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Archaeology & Anthropology   

Catalog Last Updated: 04/21/17 16 items.

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Bass, George F.   SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS OF THE AMERICAS: A HISTORY BASED ON UNDERWATER ARCHEOLOGY  
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1988. 1st Am. ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. 050005049X 0-500-05049-X. Twelve marine archeologists describe their own pioneering work over two decades, with 376 illustrations, 80 in Color.
Near Fine/VG. No wear or marks. Dustjacket has minor scuffing top front corner and top of spine. # E0906. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freidel, David A.   ARCHAEOLOGY AT CERROS, BELIZE, CENTRAL AMERICA: VOLUME II: THE ARTIFACTS  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1989. 1st ed. 154 pages. Paperback. 087074285X 0-87074-285-X. Volume 2 of this series covering stone carvings, ceramic & pottery sherds, jewelry and bone decorations, etc. B/w drawings, tables of findings and the like. Indexed with bibliography.
Near Fine/Wraps. New copies with small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0545. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hodge, Frederick Webb.   HANDBOOK OF AMERICAN INDIANS NORTH OF MEXICO: VOL. 2 (N-Z) ONLY BULLETIN 20 OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, BUREAU OF AM. ETHNOLOGY  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1910. 1221 pages. Hardcover. Volume 2 only of the massive, encyclopedic work on all things Native American. B/w photos & illustrations, charts, 157-page synonymy of Indian words and an extensive bibliography. In the Bureau's classic olive green cloth covers with gilt spine lettering. 6 pounds.
Good+/No Jacket. Wear along edges and tips, with a few stray ink blots on spine and fore-edge. Owner name on title page, otherwise very clean with no other marks. # B9186. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Huff, Sandy.   THE MAYAN CALENDAR MADE EASY  
Safety Harbor FL: Sandy Huff, 1984. 1st ed. 40 pages. Paperback. A simple, step-by-step guide to reading dates on stele, lintels, and other Mayan monuments.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B0921. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de Alva.   ALLY OF CORTES: ACCOUNT 13: OF THE COMING OF THE SPANIARDS AND THE BEGINNING OF THE EVANGELICAL LAW  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1969. 141 pages. Hardcover. 0874040159 0-87404-015-9. The first English translation (by D.K. Ballentine) of the violent entrusion of Spain into the Indian cultures of Latin America. This taken from 'Account 13: Of the coming of the Spaniards and the beginning of evangelical law.' A bloody account of the fighting between Mexicans, native tribes and Spaniards with their recruited Indian allies. This is not your grade-school history. Hetzog design. B/w drawings and illustrations.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # A3483. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lambda Alpha - Wichita State, .   LAMBDA ALPHA JOURNAL, VOLUME 32, 2002  
Wichita, KS: Lambda Alpha Honor Soc., 2002. 80 pages. Paperback. Journal of the organization, with 5 articles: Teotihuacan Urban Design by Rosner; Migration Models for Clovis by Byrd; Human Rights & Rights on Female Genital Mutilation by Digan; Science, Politics and the Human Genome by Ramsey; Starving in Silence: Food Refusal as Social Protest by Yoder.
Fine/Wraps. Fine, with no marks. # B6927. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Menil Foundation, .   THE MENIL COLLECTION: A SELECTION FROM THE PALEOLITHIC TO THE MODERN ERA  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1987. 320 pages. Paperback. 0810923300 0-8109-2330-0. Samples from Houston's gem of a museum, The Menil Collection. Color photos on very heavy stock.
Fine/Wraps. Fine, an immaculate copy. # B0562. $20.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morgan, William N.   PREHISTORIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES  
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1980. 1st ed. 197 pages. Hardcover. 0262131609 0-262-13160-9. Initial examination of structures built thousands of years before Columbus. Illustrated with maps, drawings, and aerial photos. Comparable sites from other parts of the world are included.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Top is foxed. Dj light rubs at edges, corners. # B4609. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Owsley, Douglas W., & Margaret A. Jodry.   ARCH LAKE WOMAN: PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOARCHAEOLOGY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. 1st ed. 93 pages. Hardcover. 1603442081 1-60344-208-1. Study of 10,000 year-old skeletal remains found in New Mexico near Texas border. Presents original research on one of the earliest burial sites found on the North American continent. First volume in Peopling of the Americas Publications.
Near Fine/Fine. Has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on page edge. # E0661. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pearce, J.E.   TALES THAT DEAD MEN TELL: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS BULLETIN, NO. 3537 OCTOBER 1, 1935  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1935. 1st ed. 118 pages. Paperback. Vol. I, No. 1 of Anthropology Papers of the University of Texas. 14 b/w photo illustrations. Stapled booklet.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. Top 1 inch of front cover foxed. # B9376. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pearson, Mike Parker.   THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF DEATH AND BURIAL  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2008. Reprint. 250 pages. Paperback. 158544099X 1-58544-099-X. B/w photos and drawings, endnotes, references, and index. Reprint of 1999 British edition of Sutton Publishing. Number Three in TAMU Anthropology Series.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0740. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schezen, Roberto photographs, .   VISIONS OF ANCIENT AMERICA  
New York: Rizzoli, 1990. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0847811786 0-8478-1178-6. Introduction by Ricardo Legorreta. Black and white photos by Roberto Schezen.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. No visible wear. DJ a bit yellowed. # B3503. $9.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shabykina, Lubov, & Olga Talanova.   ALONG THE GREAT SILK ROAD  
Pekvama: Kramos, 1991. 320 pages. Hardcover. 5866361272 5-8663612-7-2. Bilingual (Russian and English) history of the famous trade route across Kazakhstan and Central Asia. Profusely illustrated with nice color photos of artifacts, architecture and landscape.
Fine/Near Fine. # B4012. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stierlin, Henri.   THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA  
London: Aurum Press Ltd., 1984. Reprint. 96 pages. Hardcover. 0906053692 0-906053-69-2. Fine color photos of sites in Mexico, Central America, and Peru. 12 x 9 inch format.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Dj has quarter-inch mended tear and associated wrinkle at spine top. # B8123. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sullivan, Walter.   LANDPRINTS: ON THE MAGNIFICENT AMERICAN LANDSCAPE  
New York: Times Books, 1984. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. Study of geological formations and changes to land surface by glacers, rivers and other forces. B/w photos, with many aerial shots.
VG/Fair. Dj has several short tears. # A3142. $10.25     Inquire Now  
Sutcliffe, Ray.   CHRONICLE: ESSAYS FROM TEN YEARS OF TELEVISION ARCHAEOLOGY  
London: BBC, 1978. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0563174838 0-563-17483-8. Essays from more than 10 years of the BBC television program Chronicle. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Little shelf wear edge of Dj. # A7193. $9.25     Inquire Now  

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