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The Prehistory of the Tehuacan Valley by  Douglas Swain (1903-1978) and Richard Stockton MacNeish Byers - First Edition - 1967-1970 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: BOOKS001815)

The Prehistory of the Tehuacan Valley

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The Prehistory of the Tehuacan Valley

by Byers, Douglas Swain (1903-1978) and Richard Stockton MacNeish

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5 volumes. Environment and Subsistence viii+331 pages with tables (some folding), maps, figures, bibliography and index; The Non-Ceramic Artifacts xiii+258 pages with 175 figures, 32 tables (some folding), bibliography and index; xii+306 pages with 72 tables (some folding), bibliography and index; Chronology and Irrigation xi+290 pages with figures, tables (some folding), maps, bibliography and index; Excavations and Reconnaissance xii+529 pages with illustrations, tables (some folding), maps, and index. Quarto (11 1/4" x 9") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with black label and silver lettering to spine in original jackets. Volume 1 edited by Douglas S Byers. Volume 2 by Richard S MacNeish, Antoinette Nelken-Terner and Irmgard W Johnson. Volume 3 by Richard S MacNeish, Frederick A Peterson and Kent V Flanner. Volume 4 edited by Frederick Johnson. Volume five by Richard S MacNeish, Melvin L Fowler, Angel Garcia Cooks, Frederick A Peterson, Antoinette Nelken-Terner, and James A Neely. Published for the Robert S Peabody Foundation. 5 of 6 volumes. First editions.

The Prehistory of the Tehuacan Valley will make known the findings of the Tehuacan Archaeological Botanical Project, which, during four field seasons, 1961-1964, sought to discover the beginnings of agriculture in the New World and the concomitant rise of autochthonous civilization. This project, supported by the National Science Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation was the brain child of R S MacNeish, Research Associate, R S Peabody Foundation, who envisaged it as an interdisciplinary project. As such, it is the first of its kind to be undertaken in Middle America.

Corners bumped, jackets with some edge wear with closed tears. Volume one lacks jacket, volume 3, jacket spine head chipped, 5 spine chipped at spine ends and corners else a very good set in like jackets. Due to the size and/or weight of this lot extra shipping and/or handling charges may apply.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
BOOKS001815
Title
The Prehistory of the Tehuacan Valley
Author
Byers, Douglas Swain (1903-1978) and Richard Stockton MacNeish
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
University of Texas Press
Place of Publication
Austin
Date Published
1967-1970
Pages
5 volumes
Size
Quarto
Keywords
ARCHAEOLOGY
Bookseller catalogs
Anthropology;
Size
Quarto
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