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21 Casey, Robert J FOUR FACES OF SIVA: The Detective Story of a Vanished Race
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1929). (1929). Good 
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1929).. (1929).. Good. - Octavo, orange cloth backed with black cloth titled in gilt with decorations in gilt on the spine & with a vignette stamped in black on the front cover. The covers are bumped & soiled. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & slightly frayed & the gilt is completely faded. xii & pages [13]-373. There is an ink name & date on the front endpaper. The page edges are slightly darkened; there is occasional soiling & very light foxing & the front edges of a few pages are roughed. Black-and-white frontispiece & 31 black-and-white plates. Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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22 Cleator, P. E ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE MAKING
London: Robert Hale Limited / New York: St. Martin's Press, (1976). (1976). 0709155344 / 9780709155348 Fine 
London: Robert Hale Limited / New York: St. Martin's Press, (1976).. (1976).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is very slightly rubbed & there is some slight soiling to the rear panel of the dust jacket. 238 pages. Illustrated in black & white with diagrams & maps by the author & with photographic illustrations. Near fine.

First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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23 Coe, Michael D MEXICO
New York/Washington: Frederick A. Praeger Publishers, (1969). (1969). Good 
New York/Washington: Frederick A. Praeger Publishers, (1969).. (1969).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial orange wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed & soiled with the corners slightly creased. The spine is spotted & slightly faded with the head lightly chipped. 244 & [1] pages. The fore- edge & bottom edge are foxed & there is occasional light foxing to the margins of the pages. Photographic illustrations, line drawings, maps & a table in black & white. Good.

Volume 29 of the "Ancient Peoples and Places" series. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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24 Dall'Aglio, Pier Luigi; De Maria, Sandro; Mariotti, Amelia ARCHEOLOGIA DELLE VALLI MARCHIGIANE MISA, NEVOLA E CESANO
Perugia: Electa Editori Umbri, (1991). (1991). 8843535218 / 9788843535217 Very good 
Perugia: Electa Editori Umbri, (1991).. (1991).. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8 inches wide], soft covers bound in pictorial dark teal wraps. The rear wrap is rubbed & the front wrap is lightly rubbed with the corners slightly creased. 186 & [1] pages plus colophon. Illustrated in black & white and color. A price-sticker has been removed from the front endpaper. Very good.

The text is in Italian. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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25 Dell-Orto, Luisa Franchi; and Varone, Antonio; editors. REDISCOVERING POMPEII.
(Roma): L'Erma di Bretschneider, (1990). (1990). Very good 
- Quarto [12 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide] softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with light creasing to the corners. [xvi] & 287 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Very good.

Catalog for an exhibition by IBM-ITALIA shown at the IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York City from July 12 to September 15, 1990.

A guide to the exhibition is laid in. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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26 Dimick, John EPISODES IN ARCHAEOLOGY: Bit Parts in Big Dramas
Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, 1968. 1968. Very good 
Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, 1968.. 1968.. Very good. - Squarish octavo, olive green cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are bumped. The panels of the dust jacket are bumped with light soiling to the rear panel & front flap, & a short tear to the rear fold. ix & 150 pages. The edges of the endpapers are faded. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good.

Firat edition.

Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper to anthropologist Lewis Cotlow: "To Lewis Cotlow: / Who writes, as do many of us, but reasons like so few - / John Dimick / May 26, '73". Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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DAS TOTENBUCH DES SCHREIBERS ANI., Dondelinger, Edmund.
27 Dondelinger, Edmund. DAS TOTENBUCH DES SCHREIBERS ANI.
Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck u. Verlaganstalt, (1987). (1987). Very good 
- Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], tan cloth in a dust wrapper. There are 2 small dents in the rear cover with corresponding dents in the rear panel of the dust jacket. There is also some minor rubbing to the rear panel of the jacket. 138 pages. 32 full-page color illustrations & 39 textual illustrations in black & white. The book is slightly cocked. Very good.

The Papyrus of Ani is a papyrus manuscript with cursive hieroglyphics and color illustrations created around 1250 BC, in the 19th dynasty of the New Kingdom of ancient Egypt. Egyptians compiled an individualized book for certain people upon their death, called the Book of Going Forth by Day, now commonly known as the Book of the Dead, containing declarations and spells to help the deceased in their afterlife. This papyrus of the Theban scribe Ani was stolen from an Egyptian government storeroom in 1888 by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge for the British Museum's collection. The color illustrations in the book are reproduced from the papyrus in the museum.

The text is in German. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 125.00 USD

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28 Elisseeff, Danielle and Vadime NEW DISCOVERIES IN CHINA: Encountering History Through Archeology. Translated by Larry Lockwood
(Secaucus, NJ): Chartwell Books, Inc., (1983). (1983). Fine 
(Secaucus, NJ): Chartwell Books, Inc., (1983).. (1983).. Fine. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed & the tail of its spine is slightly chipped. 248 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white & color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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29 Eydoux, Henri-Paul IN SEARCH OF LOST WORLDS
London: Hamlyn, (1975). (1975). Very good 
London: Hamlyn, (1975).. (1975).. Very good. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly rubbed. The dust wrapper is rubbed with creasing & spotting to the top edge of the rear flap. 344 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white & color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

Second printing. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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30 Fagan, Brian M.; editor THE OXFORD COMPANION TO ARCHAEOLOGY
New York/Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1996. 1996. 0195076184 / 9780195076189 Very good 
New York/Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1996.. 1996.. Very good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. There is a light score mark to the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a 2-inch slit down the middle of the front panel. xx & 844 pages with the text printed in 2 columns. Illustrated with black- and-white maps & tables. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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EGYPTIAN STUDIES 1: VARIA., Fischer, Henry.
31 Fischer, Henry. EGYPTIAN STUDIES 1: VARIA.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976. 1976. Very good 
- Quarto [12-3/8 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], blue cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The top corner of the rear panel of the dust jacket is creased & tears to its top & bottom edge have been repaired with tape internally. There is some light soiling to its front cover & its top edge is slightly chipped & darkened. xvi & 126 pages. Illustrated in black & white with numerous drawings & photographic illustrations. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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32 Franzen, Anders THE WARSHIP VASA: Deep Diving and Marine Archaeology in Stockholm
Stockholm: Norstedts/Bonniers, (1966). (1966). Very good 
Stockholm: Norstedts/Bonniers, (1966).. (1966).. Very good. - Quarto [[ approximately 11 inches high by 8-1 /4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with chips & short tears to its top edge. 86 & [2] pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

Fifth edition.

After many years devoted to marine archaeology undertaken in his spare time and at his own expense Anders Franzen discovered the forgotten wreck of the wooden warship Vasa in 1956. The Vasa sank in Stockholm harbor in 1628. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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33 Gadd, C. J HISTORY AND MONUMENTS OF UR
London: Chatto & Windus, 1929. 1929. Good 
London: Chatto & Windus, 1929.. 1929.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a device stamped in gilt on the front cover. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed. The spine is slightly faded with the head chipped. xv, [i] & 269 pages. Cuttings from a newspaper article on Ur have been glued to the rear endpapers with offsetting to the endpaper & pastedown. Illustrated with 32 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. Ex-library with handwriten numerals on the spine & the attractive library bookplate of the Metropolitan Club on the front pastedown. Good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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34 Giddings, J. L THE ARCHEOLOGY OF CAPE DENBIGH
Providence, RI: Brown University Press, 1964. 1964. Good 
Providence, RI: Brown University Press, 1964.. 1964.. Good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 7 inches wide], tan cloth in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with some very light spotting. The head & tail of the spine are lightly rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed & soiled with some light spotting to the rear panel & with a few short tears to the edges. xv & 331 pages plus 73 pages of black-and-white illustrations with captions on the facing pages. Also with black-and-white illustrations, tables, maps & drawings in the text. The contents are very good. Good.

An analysis and description of the excavations at Cape Denbigh between 1948 and 1952. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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35 Glueck, Nelson EXPLORATIONS IN EASTERN PALESTINE, IV. Part I: Text; Part II: Pottery Notes and Plates. (2 volumes)
New Haven: Published by the American Schools of Oriental Research, 1951. 1951. Very good 
New Haven: Published by the American Schools of Oriental Research, 1951.. 1951.. Very good. - Large octavo, 10-1/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide. Light green paper covered boards backed with green cloth spines. Titled in gilt on the spines with the titles printed in black on the front covers. The covers are slightly soiled and bumped with minor wear to the top corners of the covers of the second volume. xix & 711 consecutively numbered pages, superbly illustrated from photographs and drawings. Very good.

"The Annual of the American Schools of Oriantal Research Vols. XXV-XXVIII for 1945-1949". These 2 volumes are a complete work in itself.

"Devoted to the results of the archaeological exploration of the east side of the Jordan valley and that part of Transjordan, which extends from the Wadi Zerqa (River Jabboq) to the Wadi Yarmuk. This area was known in the Bible as the Rest of Gilead or Half of Gilead or simply Gilead." -- Excerpted from the Preface. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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36 Greenfield, Jeanette THE RETURN OF CULTURAL TREASURES
Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, (1989). (1989). 0521333199 / 9780521333191 Very good 
Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. The jacket's front panel is lightly soiled & its edges are slightly darkened. xvii & 361 pages. Illustrated in black & white with 7 pages of maps & numerous full-page & textual illustrations. The page edges are slightly darkened. Very good.

First edition.

With an introduction by Magnus Magnusson.

Included in a pocket mounted on the rear pastedown is a microfiche of 18 key international documents not readily available elsewhere. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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37 Harp, Elmer, Jr THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE LOWER AND MIDDLE THELON, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
(Montreal, Quebec, Canada): Arctic Institute of North America, 1961. 1961. Very good 
(Montreal, Quebec, Canada): Arctic Institute of North America, 1961.. 1961.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wrappers. The binding is very lightly bumped with the spine & extremities slightly darkened. 74 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations by Lennart Larsen and maps & diagrams drawn by the author. Very good.

Arctic Institute of North America Technical Paper No. 8. There is a one-page summary in Russian in the rear. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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38 Hawkes, Jacquetta HISTORY IN EARTH AND STONE: Prehistoric and Roman Monuments in England and Wales
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1952. 1952. Good 
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1952.. 1952.. Good. - 8vo, blue cloth (bumped & soiled; lightly rubbed; spine faded; creases to front cover) titled in gilt (somewhat faded). xxiii & 312 pp. Illustrated in B&W with frontispiece, 7 plates, 5 maps including 1 folding, & 4 pp. of illustrations. Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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39 Haynes, Sybille LAND OF THE CHIMAERA: An Archaeological Excursion in the South-West of Turkey
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1974). (1974). Very good 
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1974).. (1974).. Very good. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The bottom edges of the covers are slightly rubbed. The dust wrapper is lightly rubbed with 2 tears to the top edge of the front panel. 159 pages. 4 color plates & profuse black-and- white illustrations. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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40 Hopkins, Clark THE SEASON 1934-35 AT DURA
American Journal of Archaeology, 1935. 1935. Good 
American Journal of Archaeology, 1935.. 1935.. Good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled & a bit darkened around the edges. The top section of each wrap is detached. Pages 293-299 plus a black-and-white plate. Also with a full-page illustration & textual illustrations in black & white. The top third of the plate is detached & a poem is penciled on the verso of the last page of text. Good.

An offprint from the American Journal of Archaeology, Vol. XXXIX (1935), No. 3. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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