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The Digging Stick: Volume 23, No 3 - December 2006

By Boers, Reinoud (Ed)

South African Archaeological Society, 2006. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 20 pages (complete). A casually owned copy. Includes articles: 'Consciousness: An Almost-Forgotten Part of Human Evolution'; 'Shipwrecks, Survivors and Tragedy: The potential for shipwreck survivor camp research in South Africa'; 'Iron Age Salt Production at Baleni'; 'Signs of Oldest Human Ritual in Botswana?' and more! There are user, postal(?) creases. The front cover has a previous owner annotation. Despite the evidence of contented use throughout, the pages are certain, clean, clear, conscientious, companionable. fk

$15.00

The Digging Stick: Volume 22, No 3 - December 2005

By Boers, Reinoud (Ed)

South African Archaeological Society, 2005. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 20 pages (complete). A casually owned copy. Articles on the Maleoskop Archaeological Project in Mpumalanga, The Great Trek, An investigation into the possible first people of Vlermuisgat in the Northern Cape, the last Bushmen in Natal, Philip Tobias and more. There are user, postal(?) creases. The front cover has a previous owner annotation. Despite the evidence of contented use throughout, the pages are certain, clean, clear, conscientious, companionable. fk

$15.00

Mapungubwe: An archaeozoological interpretation of an Iron Age community (Transvaal-Museum monografie / Transvaal Museum Monograph No 1)

By Voigt, Elizabeth A

Transvaal Museum, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 204 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Included: five leaflets for the University of Pretoria; a copy of 'Brief Report on the Animal Remains Excavated from Graves at Mapungubwe by AS Brink'; a copy of 'A Note on Some Osseous Material from the Mapungubwe Excavations by HH Curson, C Jackson, JHL Cloete'; a copy of 'Did You Know? The cattle of Mapungubwe'. The blue boards are scuffed, marked from shelving, mildly worn about the corners and edges. Pressed gilt titling. The boards are tranquil and sure. The contents are pleasing. The page edges have smears of foxing. The end pages also have smudges and spots of foxing from storage. However, the contents are overwhelmingly clean, clear, fresh, diligently confident, earnest, eager. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$35.00

Pastoral Nomads of the Central Namib Desert : The People History Forgot
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Pastoral Nomads of the Central Namib Desert : The People History Forgot

By Kinahan, John

Namibia Archaeological Trust / New Namibia Books, Windhoek, 1991. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 167 pages (complete). A decent copy. The covers have wear to the edges, seams from use and shelving. The covers are otherwise tidy and assured. The contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, diligent, smart, keen. fk

$65.00

Zimbabwe Excavations 1958 - The National Museums of Southern Rhodesia - Volume 3 - Occasional papers - Number 23A
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Zimbabwe Excavations 1958 - The National Museums of Southern Rhodesia - Volume 3 - Occasional papers - Number 23A

By Summers, Roger ; Robinson, K R ; Whitty, Anthony

National Museums of Southern Rhodesia, Causeway, Southern Rhodesia , 1961. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. 175 pages (complete) (pp: 159-332 as intended). An elderly copy. The covers are worn all about. The spine has been reinforced with scotch-tape. The covers are foxed, scuffed, marked. They are resolutely placid and sure. The contents are foxed throughout. There is evidence of avid use throughout. However, the pages are clean, clear, diligent, competent, comfortable. fk

$17.00

Prehistory of the Transvaal : a record of human activity
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Prehistory of the Transvaal : a record of human activity

By Mason, Revil

Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg, 1969. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 498 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The illustrated boards are healthy and sound. They have some light handling and shelving marks and wear. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean and clear, assiduous and very well, confident and very certain.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fk

$22.00

Late Quaternary Palaeoenvironments of Southern Africa
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Late Quaternary Palaeoenvironments of Southern Africa

By Deacon, Janette; Lancaster, N

Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 225 pages (complete). A very smart copy. The book has a clear film cover with flaps. The Oxford blue cloth cover are very tidy and neat. The stamped titling is fresh. The boards are tight and certain. The contents are most satisfying. They are clean, clear, certain, confident - as if new throughout. fk

$100.00

Method in Prehistory : An introduction to the discipline of prehistoric archaeology with special reference to South African conditions
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Method in Prehistory : An introduction to the discipline of prehistoric archaeology with special reference to South African conditions

By Goodwin, A J H

The South African Archaeological Society, Cape Town, 1953. 2nd Edition. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 184 pages (complete). A benign copy. The covers have wear, creasing, marks from use and storage. They are secure and sure. The pages are clean, clear, certain, generous, studious, diligent. fk

$4.00

Method in Prehistory : An introduction to the discipline of prehistoric archaeology with special reference to South African conditions (Handbook Series No. 1)
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Method in Prehistory : An introduction to the discipline of prehistoric archaeology with special reference to South African conditions (Handbook Series No. 1)

By Goodwin, A J H

The South African Archaeological Society, Cape Town, 1953. 2nd Edition. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. 184 pages (complete). A passive, casually owned copy. The covers have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and storage. They are secure and healthy. The contents have some storage marks - particularly to the early and later pages. The page trims have storage marks too. The pages in general, are benign, clear, diligent, decent. fk

$8.00