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Catalog Last Updated: 09/21/19 22 items.

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Barber, Elizabeth Wayland.   THE MUMMIES OF URUMCHI  
New York: W.W. Norton, 1999. Reprint. 240 pages. Paperback. 0393320197 0-393-32019-7. Exploration of the perfectly preserved Caucasian mummies of Western China. 16 color plates, and many drawings and maps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. Minimal cover curl. # E2569. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
Blegen, C.w.   TROY AND THE TROJANS  
New York: Praeger, 1966. Reprint. 240 pages. Hardcover. In the Ancient Peoples and Places series. Contains 67 photos, 41 drawings, 1 map, and index. Brown cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine. Top edge dyed rose. Tourqoise dustjacket with brown pottery vessel.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Book has no wear. Dustjacket has wear at top of spine. # E1892. $12.00   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  
Goddard, Pliny Earle.   INDIANS OF THE SOUTHWEST (2ND ED. HANDBOOK SERIES, NO. 2)  
New York: Am. Museum Natural Hist., 1921. 2nd ed. 195 pages. Hardcover. 2nd edition of these early reports on archaeological findings in the southwest. Sharp B/w photos and illustrations which stand out on the coated photographic paper stock. Bibliography & index. This copy is REBOUND in heavy gray library cloth with white spine lettering.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. An EX-LIBRARY copy, with pocket and stamps. Very clean and bright, a nice working copy. # B9195. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harrison, Richard J.   SPAIN AT THE DAWN OF HISTORY: IBERIANS, PHOENICIANS AND GREEKS  
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1988. 1st Am. ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0500021112 0-500-02111-2. First American edition describing one of Europe's greatest ancient cultures, the Iberians. 113 b/w photos, drwaings and maps.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear. Owner name stamped on front and rear endpapers. Bright dustjacket has no wear. # E2620. $13.00   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  
Mallory, J.P., & victor H. Mair.   THE TARIM MUMMIES: ANCIENT CHINA AND THE MYSTERY OF THE EARLIEST PEOPLES FROM THE WEST  
London: Thames & Hudson, 2000. 1st Am. ed. 352 pages. Hardcover. 0500051011 0-500-05101-1. Describes the discovery of the mummies, and the latest attempts of Chinese and Western scientists to explain their origin and ethnic identity. Maps, drawings and photos. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no name or marks. No wear, but has a dent on top edge of rear board. Dustjacket has no wear. # E2523. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Olsen, Fred.   ON THE TRAIL OF THE ARAWAKS  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1974. 1st ed. 408 pages. Hardcover. 0806111372 0-8061-1137-2. Volume 129 of Civilization of the American Indian Series. Fourteen maps, extensive end notes, bibliography, index of illustrations, and general index.
Near Fine/VG. Owner name stamped and ring embossed. Tight, without wear. Dustjacket is price-clipped, scuffed on corners, half-inch tear front top edge near spine. # E2240. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Oren (editor), Eliezer.   THE SEA PEOPLES AND THEIR WORLD: A REASSESSMENT  
Philadelphia: University Museum, 2000. 1st ed. 360 pages. Hardcover. 0924171804 0-924171-80-4. Papers from a 1995 seminar on the people ranging from central Europe to the Nile delta, around the Mediterranean. Five tables, 150 drawings and b/w photos. Bibliography.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Several scuffmarks on rear cover. # E2612. $35.00   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  
Romer, John.   THE GREAT PYRAMID: ANCIENT EGYPT REVISITED  
Cambridge: Cambridge University, 2007. 1st ed. 564 pages. Hardcover. 0521871662 0-521-87166-2. Romer describes how the Great Pyramid was designed and built. Color photos and b/w photos and drawings. Appendices, bibliography, and index.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no name or marks. # E2555. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scarre, Chris.   PENGUIN HISTORICAL ATLAS OF ANCIENT ROME  
New York: Penguin Books, 1995. 1st ed. 144 pages. Paperback. 0140513299 0-14-051329-9. 60 full color maps, over 80 illustrations in color and b/w. In print at $21.00.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. # E2567. $8.00   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  
Wachsmann, Shelley.   THE SEA OF GALILEE BOAT  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2009. Reprint. 424 pages. Paperback. 1603441131 1-60344-113-1. Archaeological reporting that is fun to read.
Fine/Wraps. New book, publisher stamp. # E2209. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wendorf, Fred, & Romuald Schild.   THE PREHISTORY OF WADI KUBBANIYA VOLUME 2: STRATIGRAPHY, PALEOECONOMY, AND ENVIRONMENT  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1989. 1st ed. 291 pages. Hardcover. 0870742906 0-87074-290-6. Maps, drawings, charts, and b/w photos. Two folded maps and two folded cross-sections in pocket in rear. Volume 2 only.
VG/No Jacket. Publisher stamp on halftitle page. Scuff on foredge of front cover. No other wear or marks. # E2110. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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