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Practical Suggestions for the Management of Law-Suits and Conduct of Litigation Both in and out of Court

By Reed, John C.

New York: James Cockcroft & Company. Good. 1876. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, brown cloth, 302 pages, book has edge-wear at the corners and spine-ends and a tasteful bookplate is present on the inside of the front cover, the binding is clean and the contents are fine .

$24.00

Bones for the Archaeologist

By Cornwall, I. W.

London: Phoenix House. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1964. 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, "...fully indexed and has a frontispiece and 60 line illustrations in text," book is in excellent condition with two minor flaws: an ownership stamp and price in ink on the front end-paper, the yellow jacket is clean and bright, it is price-clipped and has one short edge-tear, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, nice copy .

$18.00

Digging Up Jerusalem
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Digging Up Jerusalem

By Kenyon, Kathleen M.

London & Tonbridge: Ernest Benn Limited. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0510033156 . Hardcover with dustjacket, "The main section is devoted to a chronological description of the archaeological results of the expedition," illustrated with many photos, maps and plans, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket has a short tear on the spine but is clean and attractive overall, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included ; ; 288 pages .

$16.00

Two Men in a Trench:  Battlefield Archaeology - the Key to Unlocking the  Past
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Two Men in a Trench: Battlefield Archaeology - the Key to Unlocking the Past

By Pollard, Tony & Neil Oliver

Penguin Group. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2002. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0718144740 . Hardcover with dustjacket, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket has one short edge-tear, it is clean, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "recent pioneering work has shown that battlefields can provide dramatic revelations about a battle's course once the archaeologists get digging beneath the surface," packed with illustrations, many in color; ; 352 pages .

$16.00

The Untold Story of Qumran

By Trever, John C.

Westwood, New Jersey: Fleming H. Revell. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1965. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, signed by the author who was the first American to examine, study, date, and photograph the Dead Sea Scrolls, illustrated with photos, including a color section, book has a moderate cock to the spine, the spine of the jacket is slightly faded, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, a clean presentable copy overall; Signed by Author .

$10.00

Recent Explorations in the Holy Land and Kadesh-Barnea, the "Lost Oasis" of the Sinaitic Peninsula

By Cobern, Camden M.

Meadville, Pennsylvania: Tribune Publishing Company. Very Good+. 9999. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, gray cloth, no publishing date but an inscription from the author on the front end-paper is dated 1914: It reads "To ........ With regards from the author - Dec 25, 1914." The book is in excellent condition, tanning to the front end-paper is the only remarkable flaw, 126 pages, illustrated, including a frontis photo of the author .

$21.00

Making Faces Using Forensic and Archaeological Evidence
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Making Faces Using Forensic and Archaeological Evidence

By Prag, John & Richard Neave

Texas A & M University Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1997. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0890967849 . Hardcover with dustjacket, "the compelling story of pioneering work in reconstructing the facial appearance of ancient people," illustrated throughout, book is in excellent condition, one corner-creased page is the only flaw, jacket is clean with no significant flaws and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included; ; 256 pages .

$12.00

The Archaeology of Early Medieval Ireland
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The Archaeology of Early Medieval Ireland

By Edwards, Nancy

University of Pennsylvania Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1990. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 081223085X . Hardcover with dustjacket, book is in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws, jacket has moderate surface-rubbing as its only flaw, it is clean and attractive and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "copiously illustrated with site-plans and a range of artifacts, and is highlighted with line drawings," 226 pages, includes a bibliography .

$45.00

Antiquity: a Quarterly Review of Archaeology - Volume 1
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Antiquity: a Quarterly Review of Archaeology - Volume 1

By Crawford, O. G. S. (editor)

Gloucester: John Bellows, Printer. Very Good+. 1927. Hardcover. Massive hardcover, issued without a dustjacket, contains the first four issues of this prestigious quarterly journal which is still published to this day, the issues are from March, June, September and December, 1927 and include the original covers printed in red and black bound-in at the back of the book, only two minor flaws to this clean, beautiful copy: mild mottling to the beige cloth cover and a tiny amount of tanning to the top outer edge, the binding is tight and square and the contents are pristine .

$750.00

Visions from the Past:   The Archaeology of Australian Aboriginal Art
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Visions from the Past: The Archaeology of Australian Aboriginal Art

By Morwood, M. J.

Smithsonian Institution Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 1588340910 . Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, a fine gift copy, book and jacket look new and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "a clear and comprehensive examination of Aboriginal rock art. More than 250 illustrations complement Morwood's in-depth analyses and reveal the beauty and richness of ancient Aboriginal culture" ; 347 pages .

$33.00

On the Trail of Stonemasons: Archaeological Discoveries in Porta Stovagnaga Street / Tragovima Kamenoklesara: Arheoloski Nalazi Ulici Porta Stovagnaga

By Starac, Alka (editor)

Croatia: Arheoloski Muzej Istre. Very Good+. 2006. Trade Paperback. 9536153459 . Large paperback, text is in English and Croatian, "This extensive catalogue - deserves special praise as a new contribution to the knowledge and appearance of the city and the substance of life of the Roman denizens of Coloniae Polae, whose archaeological wealth always astounds consecutive generations of archaeologists and the city's contemporary residents," 210 pages, many illustrations throughout, scuffing to the back cover, front corners of the cover turned upward, no major flaws, clean inside and out with a tight, square binding and fine contents .

$14.00

The Pylos Tablets: Texts of the Inscriptions Found, 1939-1954

By Bennett Jr, Emmett L. (editor)

Princeton University Press. Very Good+. 1955. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Large paperback, two minor flaws to this clean copy: slight tanning on the spine, and a discreet ownership stamp on the half-title page, "This book makes available drawings and copies of the texts inscribed in the Mycenaean (Linear B) script on some hundreds of clay tablets that were brought to light in 1939 and from 1952 to 1954 in western Messenia," 252 pages .

$74.00

Casemates and Cannonballs: Archaeological Investigations at Fort Stanwix Rome, New York

By Hanson, Lee and Dick Ping Hsu

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior. Near Fine. 1975. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Large paperback, a flawless copy except for the former owner's name on the inside of the rear cover, publisher's "Publications in Archaeology 14," 177 pages, illustrated throughout, including a color frontis, the archaeological evidence here presented will enable the reader to understand the role of Fort Stanwix in the American Revolution and will provide insights into the daily lives of the soldiers who were garrisoned at the fort .

$10.00

Fort William: Food-Related Artifacts

By Cloutier, Jean-Pierre, et al

Canada: Fort William Archaeological Project. Near Fine. 1976. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Large paperback in excellent condition, no significant flaws, 82 pages, illustrated throughout, "Fort Williams was located near the mouth of the Kaministiquia River on the northwest shore of Lake Superior, where present-day Thunder Bay now stands" .

$10.00

Gibeon - Where the Sun Stood Still: The Discovery of the Biblical City

By Pritchard, James B. (editor)

Princeton University Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1962. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover first printing with dustjacket, book looks new, no remarkable flaws, dustjacket is price-clipped and has edge-chipping confined to the top of the spine and a small portion of the front and rear panels, the jacket is clean and attractive overall and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "The Arab city of el-Jib, eight miles from Jerusalem, is the setting of this account of the four seasons of intensive excavations that uncovered the Biblical city of Gibeon," 176 pages, illustrated throughout with photos and diagrams .

$8.00

Chichester Excavations 1

By Down, Alec and Margaret Rule

England: Chichester Civic Society Excavations Committee. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1971. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0950143804 . Hardcover with dustjacket, "In this volume we have attempted no more than to clear some of the backlog of reports which have accumulated over the last six years and to produce for the convenience of students a comprehensive Gazeteer of the Roman material from the city, known and reported on in a number of publications over the years," 173 pages, many photos and diagrams plus three color plates, includes an Introductory chapter by Professor B.W. Cunliffe, book is in excellent condition, a brief gift inscription on the first blank page is the only remarkable flaw, dustjacket very nice also with a few tiny edge-tears only, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included .

$9.00

The Domestication and Exploitation of Plants and Animals

By Ucko, Peter and G.W. Dimbleby (Editors)

Chicago: Aldine Publishing Co.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, first American printing, this is a "Complimentary Copy" and has the publisher's slip included, book is in excellent condition, an indicipherable name written on the blank front end-paper and tiny bumps to the back corners are the only remarkable flaws, dustjacket is clean and well-preserved, slight tanning to the spine and one short edge-tear at top of spine are the only remarkable flaws, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, 581 pages, illustrated throughout, "The evidence presented here makes it clear that archaeologists and prehistorians will have to reconsider their views of the beginnings of settled life" .

$20.00