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Valley of the Kings
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Valley of the Kings

By Romer, John

New York: William Morrow, 1981. Stated First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line on copyright page) in clean dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with both color and black and white photographs, drawings, maps. 293 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A classic historical account of one of the world's richest archaeological sites--the Valley of the Kings. Most of the pictorial material in this remarkable book had not been published before, and much of it was unknown even to the specialists, including the complete account of the intrigues, rivalries, and dedication ofthe European archeologists.

$20.00

Exploring Ancient Native America: An Archaeological Guide
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Exploring Ancient Native America: An Archaeological Guide

By Thomas, David Hurst

New York: Macmillan , 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Unknown. Very Good+/Very Good. First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with clean brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square,pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner return address label on front free endpaper. Illustrated throughout with maps, drawings, full color photographs. 314 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has one 1" closed tear, no chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated guide to more than 400 of the most important Indian archaeological sites in the U.S. and Canada.

$15.00

Amelia Peabody's Egypt
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Amelia Peabody's Egypt

By Elizabeth Peters and Kristen Whitbread

New York: William Morrow, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Fine. Stated First Edition (and First Printing, with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Number "17" written in ink on bottom of text block; no other marks. Pages are clean, with blank endpapers - no names or bookplates. Preface by Elizabeth Peters. Designed by Dennis Forbes. Contributions by numerous authors. Marvelous illustrations throughout (photographs and drawings). 335 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Containing nearly 600 black & white photographs and illustrations, and articles by numerous experts, this book sparkles with unforgettable glimpses of the exotic and the bizarre, the unusual and the unfamiliar--a treasure trove that overflows with Egyptological riches, along with wonderful insights into the culture and mores of the Victorian era, including the prevalent attitudes on empire, fashion, feminism, tourists, servants, and much more. A one-of-a-kind collection for Peabodyphiles and Egypt aficionados alike.

$20.00

Then and Now
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Then and Now

By Perring, Stefania and Dominic Perring

New York: Macmillan, 1991. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Very clean, glossy hardcover book. Spiral binding. No names, writing or marks. All pages clean and bright, color illustrations with transparent overlays showing twenty important ruins of the world in their original glory. Accompanying text describes each site and explains every element in the scene, placing it in its historical and cultural context. Additional illustrations and diagrams highlight further details. 144 pages. Sites include the Acropolis, the Roman Colosseum, Machu Picchu, The Forum, Mesa Verde, and many more.

$14.00

The Secret of the Hittites
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The Secret of the Hittites

By Ceram, C. W.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. Stated First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Stated First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. Very clean red cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, line drawings, and maps. 281 pages with bibliography, plus ten-page index. Clean dust jacket has slight age-toning to spine, a few very small chips, closed edge tears. Jacket design by Robert Leydenfrost. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$20.00

On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man, From A Practical and Astronomical Point of View
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On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man, From A Practical and Astronomical Point of View

By Smyth, C. Piazzi

Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1868. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket . First Edition, complete with errata slip. Clean blue boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight darkening to spine. Small spots of wear-through to cloth at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece "Chronological Chart of still existing early contemporary architectural testimony" with clean tissue guard. Preface by the author, followed by errata slip. 512 pages with index + 3 page promotion of same author's book, "Life and Work at The Great Pyramid."

$200.00

Past Worlds
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Past Worlds

By E., Winkleman, B. and others Wyse

New York: Borders Press / Harpercollins, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. Very largesoftcover book (approx. 10-1/2" x 14"). Clean and bright, unworn. No chipping or fading; one soft crease to rear corner panel. All pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with maps, photos, illustrations, charts. 319 pages with index.

$20.00

The Bible and Archaeology

By Thompson, J. A.

Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded brown boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Foreword by F. F. Bruce, University of Manchester. Preface by the author. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 468 pages. Jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear, slight age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$20.00

The Seven Caves
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The Seven Caves

By Coon, Carleton S.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. "First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrated with 45 photographs, 39 line drawings, and three maps. 338 pages + index. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the hunt for seven caves scattered across the globe from Tangier to Afghanistan. The book contains sensational hypotheses and tentative conclusions about the origins of European culture.

$15.00

The City of the Sacred Well
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The City of the Sacred Well

By Willard, T. A.

New York: Century Co., 1926. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/No Dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold and red decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 293 pgs. with index. Frontis photograph of Edward H. Thompson. Liberally illustrated with black & white photographs. A narrative of the discoveries and excavations of Edward Herbert Thompson in the ancient city of Chi-Chen Itza with discussion of the development of the Mayan civilization, their art and architecture.

$15.00

Five Thousand Years of Pakistan
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Five Thousand Years of Pakistan

By Wheeler, R. E. M.

London: Royal India & Pakistan Society, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition in original dustjacket. Clean beige boards with clean unfaded green cloth spine, black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previoius owner note at top corner of front free endpaper ("Purchased December 21, '53 at Consulate General of Pakistan, 12 East 65th Street, New York). Preface by Honorable Fazlur Rahman. 150 pgs. with drawings and diagrams, plus many pages of black & white photographic plates. Dustjacket is slightly age toned, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, one very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A look at the imposing material heritage of Pakistan in the form of ancient buildings, sites and cultures prior to the death of the Emperor Angrangzeb in A.D. 1707.

$30.00

High Dam Over Nubia
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High Dam Over Nubia

By Greener, Leslie

New York: Viking, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Clean blue and green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers are illustrated with maps; small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 244 pgs. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inner flap, has slight edge wear and small corner chips at top spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Personal account of an archaeological adventure takes place in an intense scene as desperate efforts are made to save ancient relics of great historic importance before the flooding of 300 mile long area with the construction of the High Dam (above the Aswan Dam). 8vo. Archaeology.

$25.00

The Qin Terracotta Army: Treasures of Lintong
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The Qin Terracotta Army: Treasures of Lintong

By Wenli, Zhang

London: Scala Books/Cultural Relics Publishing House, 1999. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Later printing in original dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 96 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book provides a significant overview and understanding of this major discovery unearthed by chance in 1974, over 7,000 terracotta soldiers and horses, and countless bronzes spreading out of the central burial ground of the Emperor Qin Shi Huang at the foot of the Lishan mountains. 8" x 11". China.

$15.00

Looking for Dilmun

By Bibby, Geoffrey

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with 32 pages of halftone photographs, 41 line drawings, and 9 maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer, and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology.

$25.00

The Ancient World
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The Ancient World

By Garbini, Giovanni

New York - Toronto: McGraw Hill, 1966. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Clean black clothboards with gold lettering on front and spine. Gold celestial illustration on front. Binding is tight and square. Front top board edge very slightly bumped. Clean endpapers illustrated with Ancient Middle Eastern map. Pages and edges are clean and bright with no writing or marks. 200 illustrations, 102 in full color. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped and has a few small closed edge tears, small 1/4 inch chip at base corner of spine. 176 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 11-1/2". Art History.

$15.00

Lost Cities
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Lost Cities

By Cottrell, Leonard

New York: Rinehart & Co., 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Very clean brown boards with orange cloth spine, white and brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 251 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping to spine edges, a few very short closed edge tears, corner price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. written by eminent British archaeologist and scholar, this book explores the fantastic discoveries of cities and whole civilizations that have been lost to white men for centuries, or survived as tiny settlements atop a buried ruin of incomparable splendor. 8vo. Archaeology.

$12.00

Touching the Fire: Buffalo Dancers, the Sky Bundle, and Other Tales
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Touching the Fire: Buffalo Dancers, the Sky Bundle, and Other Tales

By Welsch, Roger

New York: Villard Books, 1992. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good+. Very clean beige boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 270 pgs. Clean dust jacket has tiny shadow from sticker on top right corner, mere hint of spine fade, hint of wear at top spine edge. Not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Native American.

$15.00

Voyage to Atlantis: A Firsthand Account of the Scientific Expedition to Solve the Riddle of the Ages
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Voyage to Atlantis: A Firsthand Account of the Scientific Expedition to Solve the Riddle of the Ages

By Mavor, James W. Jr.

New York: G. P. Putnam's, 1969. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Clean dark blue cloth boards wtih gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 320 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has 2-1/2" closed edge tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Exploration of the volcanic Aegean island of Thera as the possible site of Atlantis. 8vo. Ancient History.

$12.00

Looking for Dilmun
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Looking for Dilmun

By Bibby, Geoffrey

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with drawings, photographic plates and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping & wear at top & bottom of spine, slight corner wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great ancient civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology.

$15.00

The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science

By Anderson, Clifford N.

New York: Exposition Press, 1968. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Near Fine. Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History.

$25.00

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