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Pompeii ; the Vanished City - Lost Civilizations

USA: Time-life Books, 1992 A bright and clean copy of this book. 168 pages with wonderful illustrations.


The Magnificent Maya - Lost Civilizations

USA: Time-life Books, 1993 A bright and clean copy of this book. 168 pages with wonderful illustrations


Incas ; Lords of Gold and Glory - Lost Civilizations

USA: Time-life Books, 1992 An excellent copy of this book in a bright, clean condition. 168 pages. Wonderfully illustrated throughout.


the Archaeology of Early Man

By J. M. Coles and E. S. Higgs

London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1969 An ex-library copy of this book. Withdrawn stamp. ffep missing. 454 clean pages. Illustrated. This book is in a used condition, but is a good study copy. A heavy book.


The Louvre

By Pierre Quoniam Translated By Barbara Shuey

Paris: Editions De La Reunion Dea Musees Nationaux, 1983 96 page book. Pictorial covers which are bright and clean. The pages are also firm and bright.


Cleopatra - Last Queen of Egypt
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Cleopatra - Last Queen of Egypt

By Joyce Tyldesley

London: Profile Books, 2008 A new and unread copy of this book in stock now UK. 290 pages. Illustrated.


The Sunken Kingdom - the Atlantis Mystery Solved

By Peter James

U K: Jonathan Cape, 1995 A very good copy of this book. No creases to the covers. One very light reading crease to the spine. 338 pages inc. the index. Illustrated.


The Gold of El Dorado: The Quest for the Golden Man

By Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen

UK: Paladin, 1978 Some mild tanning to the spine, otherwise fine. 346 pages including the index.


The Encyclopedia of the Ancient World, How People Lived in the Stone Age, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, & the Roman Empire
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The Encyclopedia of the Ancient World, How People Lived in the Stone Age, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, & the Roman Empire

By Charlotte Hurdman. Philip Steele, Richard Tames

U K: Southwater, 2001 A large and glossy hardbacked book. 256 bright and well illustrated pages. This is a very heavy book and has been priced to include any extra postage uk or surface.


Legend - the Genesis of Civilisation - Volume Two - A Test of Time

By David Rohl

Century - BCA, 1999 Black boards with bright gilt title to the spine. The jacket has a small sign of edge wear to the top edge, and some very mild shelf wear. Tight, clean illustrated pages.454 pages inc. index.Legend reveals the historical truth which lies at the very heart of the book of Genesis.


Lost Civilizations

By Bill Harris

USA: Friedman Group, 1993 An excellent copy of this beautiful book. Full colour photographs throughout. 112 clean pages printed on high quality paper.A remarkable guide seen to evolution, seen through the examination of monuments and artifacts that our ancestors left behind.


The Man in the Ice - the Amazing Inside Story of the 5000-Year-old Body Found in a Glacier in the Alps

By Konrad Spindler

London: Weidenfeld, 1994 An excellent copy of this book. No creases to the spine or to the covers. 305 very clean and bright pages.Illustrated. Neat neme to ffep else 'fine'. A heavy book. Priced to include any extra postage needed - UK or surface.


The Neandertal Enigma: Solving the Mystery of Modern Human Origins

By James Shreeve

London: Viking, 1996 369 pages including the index.


Guide to Prehistoric England

By Nicholas Thomas

U. K.: BCA, 1977 270 bright clean pages inc. index. Many illustrations. The jacket is also in very good condition with only minor shelf wear to the top edge.- A detailed Gazetteer of what is known about the history of man during the millenium before the coming of the Romans. Students of archaeology can quickly discover what parts of the country are worth visiting and provides vital information as to date, use, excavation and discoveries to help interpret what they can see on the ground. Air and ground photographs.


Lost Cities of the Maya
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Lost Cities of the Maya

By Claude Baudez and Sydney Picasso

London: Thames & Hudson, 1992 175 pages including the index. Buried deep in the Central American jungle, the mysterious ruined metropolises of the Maya were a source of wonder to the early explorers who stumbled across them: were these extraordinary pyramids and palaces the work of gods or men? For three long centuries the mystery only deepened; but as artists, photographers and archaeologists gradually pieced together the whole picture, romantic conjecture gave way to scientific fact - and the true inhabitants of these elaborate sites were finally revealed.


Hamlyn History of Archaeology
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Hamlyn History of Archaeology

By Maev Kennedy

London: Hamlyn, 1998 Binding decoative red cloth with white lettering on spine: decorated with black figures similar to cave paintings. Dj has some slight creasing at the top; now protected inside a cover. This book looks at both the extraordinary legacy of the world's great civilizations, and the scholars who devoted their lives to uncovering and interpreting it. The archaeological sites span the centuries and the globe: from the rock paintings of Stone Age man in Africa and Australia, the enigmatic stone monuments of Bronze Age Europe, the Egyptians and Mycenaeans, the Aztecs and Incas of South America, to the matchless bronzes and terracotta armies of China. The personalities are equally colourful: John Aubrey, 17th century gossip and scholar; Giovanni Belzoni, circus strongman turned Egyptian tomb robber; General Pitt Rivers, the career soldier who laid down the ground rules for modern scientific archaeology with military precision; Heinrich Schliemann, the self made millionaire driven by his passion for Homer to find Troy. In each of the ten sections, the civilizations are examined through feature spreads on major archaeological finds. Key discoveries have illuminated lost cultures, including the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt, the palace of Knossus on Crete, the smothered Roman city of Pompeii, the Great Temple of the Aztecs under modern Mexico city, and the only Viking site in North America. Illustrated with over 200 photographs and drawings, the Hamlyn History of Archaeology is an invaluable guide to world archaeology.


The Channel Islands: An Archaeological Guide

By David E. Johnston

Chichester, UK: Phillimore, 1981 Unread copy - as new. Binding is grey cloth, with gilt lettering on spine; 144 pages including the index and a section of black and white photographs. Dj price-clipped, otherwise fine. This important new work fills the need, that has been growing for the past several decades, for a new, full survey of the archaeology of the Channel islands. Since the last outline was published, in 1939, intensive research in Southern Britain, mainland France and particularly in the Islands themselves, has greatly changed the picture. The book includes a brief historical account of archaeological research in the Islands, from the pioneer work of the Lukis family at the beginning of the 19th century to the current achievements of the Societies of the four principal Islands. It began as a survey of the prehistoric monuments, at the suggestion of these Societies, and has been written in consultation with them.


Aldborough Roman Town

By Colin Dobinson

London: English Heritage, 1996 A 24 page booklet in excellent condition. The pages are very clean and bright. Grey card covers showing a photograph of a wonderful mosaic floor. --- The village of Aldborough was once the site of Isurium Brigantum , one of the northernmost urban centres of Rome's empire.This guidebook sets out what is known of the history of Isurium and gives a description of the remains , including the fascinating array of finds. Fully illustrated throughout. - -- A light item - low postage.


Discovering Regional Archaeology - Wales

By Llid Anthony

U K: Shire, 1973 A very good copy of this Shire collectable book. Number 184 in the 'Discovering' series. No creases. Very little shelf wear. 80 very tight clean pages.