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Archaeoastronomy in the New World: American Primitive Astronomy by  ed Anthony F. Aveni - First Edition, First Printing - 1982 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Archaeoastronomy in the New World: American Primitive Astronomy

by Anthony F. Aveni, ed

Condition: Fine


Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Original cloth. Fine. Fine first edition. Brown cloth boards with silver stamped title in circle, and on spine. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Illustrated with black and white drawings, charts, pictures. 219 pp. Octavo.


  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 213
  • Title: Archaeoastronomy in the New World: American Primitive Astronomy
  • Author: Anthony F. Aveni, ed
  • Format/binding:Original cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Place: Cambridge
  • Date published: 1982
  • Keywords: astronomy, archaeology, archaeoastronomy, petroglyphs, mounds, indian, indigenous, native american, mesoamerica, mexico, rings, constellation, hopi, inca, chacko, anazasi, pre-columbian
  • Bookseller catalogs: Native America;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / North America;


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