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The Mummies of Urumchi

by Barber, Elizabeth Wayland

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1999
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9780393320190
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New York: w.w. Norton, 1999. First edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Clean, tight 410, 240pp. A fascinating history of prehistoric Bronze Age and Early Iron Age mummies found in Eastern Central Asia. The most interesting things are that they had light skin, often blonde hair, the wheel, advanced textiles, and were often six feet tall or more when… Read more
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Finding the Walls of Troy

by Allen, Susan Heuck

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1999
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First edition
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9780520208681
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University of California, Berkeley, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. Clean, tight, tall 8vo, 409pp. Very light shelf wear to edges of jacket. The story of Frank Calvert and Heinrich Schliemann at Hisarlik. Schliemann stole credit for finding what is believed to be the 2500-year-old walls of Hector and Helen's Troy. British… Read more
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Sailing to Paradise - The Discovery of the Americas by 7000 B.C.

by Bailey, Jim

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1994
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Near Fine
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First edition
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9780684812977
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Clean, tight 4to, 463pp. A look into the distant past of this modern world, claiming that nearly every ocean-bordering country has, at one time or another before our own world, been a part of worldwide adventures. A recreation of history, supported by many, that will… Read more
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Pathways To The Gods: The Mystery of the Andes Lines

by Tony Morrison

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Published
1988
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Very Good
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Second edition
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9780897332828
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Chicago Review Press, 1988. Second edition. Softcover. Very Good. Clean, tight 8vo, 254pp. Book has ver light shelf wear. "Long considered a standard work on the Nasca Lines - the huge lines and figures etched on a desolate Peruvian plain the desert near the Andes. Who built these lines, stretching as far as twenty miles and… Read more
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The Ancient Egyptians

by Sir J. Gardner Wilkinson

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1989
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Very Good +
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First edition thus
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9780517694190
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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1989. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. Clean, tight, fat 8vo 43 8pp, copious illustrations. Minor bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket in mylar with very minor shelf wear. The Egyptians left more information about themselves and their culture in their tombs and paintings than any other civilization!… Read more
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Natal Archaeological Studies

by Davies, Oliver

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1952
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First edition
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Pietermaritzburg, So Africa: University of Natal Press, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Clean tight 8vo, 44 pp in board wraps. Withdrawn from CAL state library, long beach. The River Terraces of Natal, the industry from Mfongosi, Tugela Vally and Zululand, excations at a rock-shelter at Ngutu, Zululand, excavations at a rock-shelter at Natalspa, Paulpietersberg. There… Read more
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Ancient Life in Mexico and Central America

by Hewett, Edgar L.

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Published
1943
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Second edition
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New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1943. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good/fair. Clean, tight 8vo, 364pp. Dust jacket has seen better days. The front in good shape, clean and bright, but the spine has open tears on the top half about 1/3rd of the way down and the bottom has about a 1-1/2"open tear (see photos).… Read more
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The Customs and Legends of the Thlinget Indians of Alaska

by Salisbury, O.M.

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1962
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First edition
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New York: Bonanza Books, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Clean, tight 8vo, 275pp. Very liight shelf wear. Salisbury and his wife were mother, father, teachers, store supervisors, bookkeepers and school principal to the Thlinget Indians in a village called Klawock on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island They laughed over the contradictions… Read more
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A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore

by Harold Courlander

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1996
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Near Fine
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first thus
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9780765197337
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Smithmark Publishers, 1996. first thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good +. Clean, tight, fat, 618pp. A 9-page Table of Contents means lots of information. Small scuff along the bottom edge for about 1-1/2", bottom of spine lightly bumped. A most important collection of Afro-American folklore. Shows the interconnections of cultural inheritance throughout the Afro-American regions. The… Read more
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The Hawaiians of Old

by Dunford, Betty

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9780935848007
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Softcover. Very Good +. Aimee A. Kudlak. Honolulu, The Bess Press, 1980, first edition. Clean, tight 8vo, 220pp. Light shelf wear and slight rubbing to edges. The story of ancient Hawaii and its people. How the island was born, the many rules in Hawaiian life, the Hawaiian as a farmer, fisherman, and craftsman, Wars, sports,… Read more
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Pampa Grande and the Mochica Culture

by Shimada, Izumi

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1994
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Very Good
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First edition
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9780292723375
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Austin, TX: University Of Texas Press, 1994. First edition. Softcover. Very Good/None, as issued, . Clean, tight 4to, 323pp. Cover has very light shelf wear to the edges and the bottom front tip is slightly scuffed. There are occasional neatly penned notes in the margins and a very few very neatly highlighted sentences in the first… Read more
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cover of Aboriginal Copper; Ancient Copper Workings on Isle Royale and Native Copper Implements of Wisconsin

Aboriginal Copper; Ancient Copper Workings on Isle Royale and Native Copper Implements of Wisconsin

by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

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1911 and 1904
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Compilation; facsimilie repring, 2006
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Wisconsin Archaeological Society, 1911 and 1904. Compilation; facsimilie repring, 2006. Softcover. Very Good. Scarce, clean, tight, 8vo, 184 pages of text between the two articles and 21 plates of sites and artifacts inclusive. Slight shelf wear. From Vol. 10, Number 2, Jul.-Oct., 1911 Ancient Copper Workings. From Vol. 3, Number 2, January, 1904 Native Copper Implements.… Read more
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Hunter-Gatherer Subsistence and Settlement; A Predictive Model

by Jochim, Michael A.

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1976
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9780123854506
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New York: Academic Press, 1976. Hardcover. Very Good/missing. Clean, tight 8vo, 206pp, 54 illustrations, 55 tables. F.o. name penned on ffe with stamp. Studies in Archeology Series. Light shelf wear to covers, minor scuffs to tips.
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The Early Upper Paleolithic beyond Western Europe

by Brantingham, P. Jeffrey, et al., (editors)

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2004
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9780520238510
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2004. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Berkeley; University of California Press, 2004, first edition. Clean, tight 8vo, 293pp, illustrated The research of prominent archaeologists working in areas outside western Europe to present the most recent evidence for the origins of the early Paleolithic and its relationship to the origin of modern humans.
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Late Quaternary Environments of the Soviet Union

by Wright, Jr., H.E. and Barnosky, C.W. (English language editors); A. A. Velichko, Editor

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1984
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9780816612505
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1984. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Minneapolis; Univ Of Minnesota Press, 1984, first English language edition. Clean, tight, large 4to, 327pp plus pages for notations in the back. F.O. name neatly penned on the ffe. The book provides the first comprehensive summary of modern research on virtually all aspects of the Late Quaternary (the last interglacial period,… Read more
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Humans at the End of the Ice Age The Archaeology of the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology)

by Straus, Lawrence Guy, Berit Valentin Eriksen; Jon M. Erlandson; David R. Yesner (Editors)

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9780306451775
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Hardcover. Very Good +/None, as issued, . New York/London; Plenum Press, 1996, first edition. Clean, tight 4to, 378pp. Minor shelf wear to cover. Pleistocene-Holocene transition in Asia, Africa, southwest Europe, northwest Europe, the Eastern Sub-Balticum, East Europe, Australia, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Siberia, Beringia, North America.
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Desert Peoples

by Veth, Peter and Mike Smith and Peter Hiscock

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2004
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9781405100908
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2004. Hardcover. Near Fine/None, as issued, . Very scarce book! Australia; Blackwell Publishing Limited, 2005, first edidtion. Clean, tight 8vo, 308pp, illustrated. Frameworks, Dynamics, and Interactions of desert societies, Stone Age to Hunter-Gatherers, from the Americas to Africa and Australia.
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From Kostenki to Clovis Upper Paleolithic-Paleo-Indian Adaptions (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology)

by Soffer, Olga and N.D. Praslov (editors)

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978030644271X
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Hardcover. Very Good +/None, as issued, . New York/London; Plenum Press, 1993, first edition. Clean, tight 4to, 334pp. Very slight shelf wear.
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Prehistoric Hunter Gathers the Emergence of Cultural Complexity

by Price, T. Douglas and Brown, James A.

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9780125647502
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Hardcover. Very scarce. New York; Academic Press Inc., 1985, first edition. Clean, tight 4to, 450pp. Near fine except for F.o. name neatly penned on the ffe.
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The World at 18,000 BP

by Soffer, Olga and Clive Gamble, (editors) Multiple authors

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9780044451273
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Hardcover. Very Good. London; Academic division of Unwin Hyman, Ltd. 1990, first edition, 353pp. Clean, tight 8vo, 353pp The core of this volume saw light as papers presented at the symposium "Hunter-Gatherers at the Last Glacial Maximum: the global record." Deals mostly with prehistoric Europe, Eastern Eurasia and the New World, Central Asia,… Read more
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