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The Domestication and Exploitation of Plants and Animals

By Ucko, Peter J. & Dimbleby, G. W. - Editors

Chicago, IL: Aldine Publishing Company, 1969. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good - Very Good. Quarto. xxvi + 581 pp, preface, list of participants, Introduction, approximately 50 papers by contributors - eqach with figures - notes, references, etc., 8 unpaginated b&w glossy plates, general index, index of Sites & Localities, Index of Authors. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, gray cloth near fine & gilt spine on marron emboss. DJ with 1/2 sq inch chip along top edge, else Very Good in mylar protector. 6.5" x 10" gray cloth boards in gray illustrated DJ.

$32.50

Prehistory of the Ayacucho Basin, Peru. Volume II, Excavations and Chronology

By MacNeish, Richard S.; Angel Cook, Luis Lumbreras, Robert Vierra, Antoinette Nelken-Terner

Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1981. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xii (i), 279 pp, preface, list of b&w figures & tables, 1. Introduction by Richard S. MacNeish, Antoinette Nelken-Terner, Angel Garcia Cook, 2. The Stratigraphy of Pikmachay, Ac 100 by Richard S. MacNeish, 3. The Stratigraphy of Jaywamachay, Ac 335 by Angel Garcia Cook, 4. The Stratigraphy of Puente, Ac 158 by Angel Garcia Cook and Richard S. MacNeish, 5. The Stratigraphy of the Other Cave Excavations by Robert K. Vierra and Richard S. MacNeish, 6. Seasonality of the Components by Richard S. MacNeish, 7. The Stratigraphy of the Open Sea by Luis Guillermao Lumbreras, 8. Synthesis and Conclusions by Richard S. MacNeish, Appendix by Robert K. Vierra, bibliography, index. First Edition, 1981. Only the slightest edgewear to dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth.

$22.50

Samothracian Reflections : Aspects of the Revival of the Antique

By Lehmann, Phyllis Williams / Lehmann, Karl

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1973. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Quarto. xxiv + 278 pp, preface, abbreviations, list of illustrations 3 color plates, 163 b&w figures, chapter I - Cyriacus of Ancona's Visit to Samothrace; chapter IIThe Souorces and Meaning of Mantegna's Parnassus; chapter III - The Ship-Fountain from the Victory of Samothrace in the Galera, index of monuments, general index. Pages clean, binding tight, cover cloth with light wear to spine corners top & esp a few threads show at bottom,forecorner. gilt spine lettering Very Good. Mylar protected DJ with some faded color, light tan to spine, three minor blemishes to DJ back, with a bit of edgewear as well, fr inner upper flap clipped.. Still an easy VG.

$45.00

The Cave Temples of India

By Fergusson, James / Burgess, James

Delhi, India: Oriental Books Reprint Corporation, 1969. Hardcover Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Large 4to. xx + 536 pp + XCVIIII b&w plates. list of 98 Plates (appended after the index),, list of 73 woodcuts (integrated into the text), preface, Part I - The Eastern Caves by Fergusson; Part II - Cave Temples of Western India by Burgess..Previous owner's blanked out by two black marker lines on ffep, , upper corner of front board corner (2.5" x 5") weakened (visible as crease on fr cover and inner pastedown), spine lettering partically rubbed off, binding tight, paper and pages clean throughout, plate LXXXI A is loose. A durable working copy. 7.6" x 10.8" x 2.4" light grey cloth boards (4.5 lbs).

$30.00

The Aztecs, Maya, and Their Predecessors: Archeology of Mesoamerica

By Weaver, Muriel Porter

New York London: Seminar Press / HBJ, Publishers, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Large 4to. xvi + 348 pp, list of illustrations, preface, acknowledgments, introduction, 10 chapters with many illustrations - maps, charts, photos, etc., selected list of Mesoamerican deities, glossary: terms frequently used in mesoamerican archaeology, bibliography, author index, subject index. Previous owner's info on ffep, else glossy pages clean and unmarked. Binding tight, Brown cover cloth crisp, lettering and design near fine. 8.75" x 11.2" brown cloth boards.

$20.00

A Russian Perspective on Theoretical Archaeology: the Life and Work of Leo S. Klejn

By Leach, Stephen

Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2015. First Edition / First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Octavo. 221 pp, list of illustrations, foreword by Stephen Shennon, preface, Part I (3 chapters) - Life Story; Part II (8 chapters) - Life's Work; Appendix A: The Commandments; Appendix B: Klejn's Bibliography, notes, references, index, about the author. Two marker lines clack out previous owner's info. Else Text clean, pages unmarked, binding tight, covers almost New. 6.2" x 9.3" black illustrated laminate boards.

$22.50

Archaeology of the Southeastern United States: Paleoindian to World War I.

By Bense, Judith A.

San Diego New York Boston London: Academic Press, 1994. First Edition / First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Large Octavo. xvii + 388 pp, preface, acknowledgments, 1. introduction, 2. Geography and Landscape Evolution; 3. History of Southeastern Archaeology; 4. Paleoindian Stage: 13.000-8000 B.C.' 5/ Archaic Stage: 8000---1000 B.C.; 6/ Woodland Stage: 1000 B.C. - A.D. 1000; 7. mississipian Stage: A.D. 1000-1500; 8. European Stage: A.D. 1500-1821; 9. American Stage: A.D. 1821-1917; references, index. Two marker lines - previous owner's info blacked out on ffep, else near fine brown leather hardcover with white design & lettering intact. Binding tight, pages clean. 7.75" x 9.5" dark brown boards.

$95.00

A Fateful Day in 1698: The Remarkable Sobaipuri-O'odham Victory Over the Apaches and Their Allies
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A Fateful Day in 1698: The Remarkable Sobaipuri-O'odham Victory Over the Apaches and Their Allies

By Seymour, Deni J.

Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2014. First Edition / First Printing. Hard Cover - Cloth. Fine/No Jacket. Quarto. xiv + 270 pp, list of figures, acknowledgments, 14 chapters, appendix: transcriptions of Spanish documents, references cited, index. More than 105 figures, maps & archaeological evidence. Previous owner's info deleted by two black marker lines on ffep, else pristine copy. 7.2" x 10.3" brown cloth boards with gilt fr cover & spine design with lettering. Binding tight, pages clean, cover cloth crisp.

$42.50

In Search of the Picts - a Celtic Dark Age Nation
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In Search of the Picts - a Celtic Dark Age Nation

By Sutherland, Elizabeth

London, UK: Constable and Company, Ltd, 1995. Trade Paperback / Later Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Gray, Tom E.. Octavo. xxii + 264 pp, acknowledgments, introduction, 8 parts, conclusion, bibliography, index. North American import sticker affixed to rear wrap adjacent to the barcode. Wraps lightly worn around the front wraps edges, light crease along the very top edge, with light surface indents on the rear, spine surface with a light crease. Binding VG, pages unmarked. 6.5" x 9.25" gray wraps.

$20.00

Towns in the Viking Age

By Clarke, Helen / Ambrosiani, Bjorn

London, UK: Leicester University Press, 1995. First Revised Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Octavo. xii + 210 pp, list of almost 100 illustrations, acknowledgments, preface to the paperback edition, 8 chapters, notes, bibliography, postscript, index. Lower forecorners, front & rear, slightly worn. else wraps VG+, binding tight, pages clean - unmarked. First published in 1991 in English.

$20.00

The Catuvellauni

By Branigan, Keith

Gloucestershire, U.K.: Alan Sutton Pubishing, Ltd, 1987. First Edition / Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Small Octavo. xii + 225 pp, preface, list of 47 illustrations, 6 chapters, notes & references, bibliography, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, covers crisp, spine lettering bright. Green & white DJ in clear mylar protector. 5.7" x 8.8" black cloth boards, gilt spine lettering, in DJ.

$17.50

The Cantiaci

By Detsicas, Alec

Gloucestershire, U.K.: Alan Sutton Pubishing, Ltd, 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Small Octavo. x + 219 pp, preface, list of 43 illustrations, 6 chapters, glossary, notes & references, bibliography, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, covers crisp, spine lettering bright. DJ with import sticker on lower flap corner, in clear mylar protector. 5.7" x 8.8" black cloth boards, gilt spine lettering, in light blue DJ.

$17.50

The Coritani

By Todd, Malcolm

Gloucestershire, U.K.: Alan Sutton Pubishing, Ltd, 1991. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Small Octavo. Revised from the First Edition, Duckworth, London, 1973. x + 164 pp, preface, list of 46 illustrations, 6 chapters, notes & references, bibliography, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, covers crisp, spine lettering bright. DJ with inner lower flap corner clipped, & slight wrinkle to bottom edge, in clear mylar protector. 5.7" x 8.8" black cloth boards, gilt spine lettering, in light orange DJ.

$17.50

The Carvetii

By Higham, Nicholas / Jones, Barri

Gloucestershire, U.K.: Alan Sutton Pubishing, Ltd, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Small Octavo. xiv + 158 pp, preface, list of 48 illustrations, 6 chapters, notes & references, bibliography, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, covers crisp, spine lettering bright. DJ with import sticker on lower flap corner, in clear mylar protector. 5.7" x 8.8" black cloth boards, gilt spine lettering, in light tan DJ.

$17.50

Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications Volume XV

By Randall, E. O. et al.

Columbus, OH: The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society. 1906. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good +. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. v, 514 pp, list of b&w illustrations, Big Bottom and its History by Clement L. Martzolff; An Indian Camp Meeting by N. B. C. Love; Baum Prehistoric Village by William C. Mills; The River Raisin Monuments by John M. Bulkley; Some Ohio Bowlders by E. L. Taylor; The Wyandot Mission by Emil Schlup; "The Wyandot's Bride by N. B. C. Love; The "Underground Railway" by A. J. Baughman; Antine Francoise Saugrain by N. P. Dandridge; Journal of Cyrus P. Bradley; Stanton -- The Patriot by Andrew Carnegie; Salmon P. Chase by Joseph B. Foraker; General George A. Custer by Judge M. Voorhees; Tewnty-first Anual Meeting of the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Soceity; Sinclairs Defeat; Jonathan Alder by Col. Wm Curry; William Thomas Mathews by Charles H. Mathews; Ode for Stanton Day by George C. S. Southworth; Centennial of Miner Family; Tecumseh, The Shawnee Chief by E. O. Randall; Tecumseh by Jessie F. V. Donnell; Editorialana by E. O. Randall; Index. Published for the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society by Fred. J. Heer: First Edition, 1906. Frayed bottom fore-edge corners with minor edge wear and lightly age-toned text block edges, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to fspine.

$17.50

La chronique du Parthénon. (Guide historique de l'Acropole)

By Baelen, Jean

Paris: Société d'édition "les belles lettres",. 1956. F First Edition. S Trade Paperback. Very Good. 160 (1) pp, I. Les temps légendaires, II. Au temps de Solon et des Pisistratides, III. Les Perses sur l'Acropole, IV. Vers la suprématie, V. Périclès, VI. Pillards et bienfaiteurs, VII. Sainte Sophie du Parthénon, VIII. Ducs d'Athènes, IX. Les florentins, X. Le Parthénon-mosquée, XI. La bombe de Morosini, XII. Administrateurs abusifs, XIII. L'Acropole dans la guerre d'indépendance, XIV. L'acropole aux archéologues. Broché Guide historique de l'acropole. 160 p. Illustrations n&b. First Edition, 1956. Soiled spots on front wrapper with light age-toning to same, else, clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Original printed wraps.

$20.00

The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles: Their Nature and Legacy
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The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles: Their Nature and Legacy

By Hutton, Ronald

Oxford, UK Cambridge, MA, USA: Blackwell, 1991. First Edition / Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo. xviii + 397 pp, preface, acknowledgments, guide to the pronounciation of Celtic Words in the Text, 8 chapters with b&w line drawings - photos - figures, notes, additional source material, index. Text clean & unmarked, binding tight, covers crisp - gilt spine lettering bright, DJ wrinkled along fr foreedge. 6.2" x 9.25" black covered boards, gilt spine letters, in brown DJ in clear mylar protector.

$25.00

Cultural Atlas of the Viking World
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Cultural Atlas of the Viking World

By Graham-Campbell, James - Editors Batey, Colleen / Clarke, Helen / Page, R. I. / Price, Neil S. - Contributors

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Facts On File, Inc.. 1994. F First Edition Used. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. 240 pp , chronological table, preface, text in 4 parts : I - Origins of the Vikings; II - Viking Age Scandinavia; III - The Vikings Overseas; Part IV : the end of the Viking World. Special Features, Site Features, List of Maps. Lavishly illustrated, with special features on topics of key interest and important archaelogical sites. 9.6" x 12" black cloth boards in dark blue DJ (with protector)

$22.50

Mesoamerican Archaeology: New Approaches Proceedings of a Symposium on Mesoamerican Archaeology Held by the University of Cambridge Centre of Latin American Studies, August 1972.

By Hammond, Norman (ed.)

Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 1974. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-Fine. xxiv, 474 pp, list of contributors, Editor's Preface by Norman Hammond; Introduction by Gordon R. Willey; Essays by Thomas A. Lee Jr.; Glyn Williams; Robert L. Rands, et. al.; index with b&w illustrations. "The twenty-five papers in this volume include many of the leading scholars in the field of Meso-American archaeology. Among the contributors are established figures such as Gordon Willey and also such younger workers as William Ranthje, Jeremy Sabloff and Barbara Price: The range of topics is similarly wide, covering Meso- America from northwest Mexico to the Maya lowlands in space and from the Olmec civilisation to the Spanish conquest in time.The approaches include the use of such wideranging techniques as archaeo-astronomy and ethnohistory, and shows what diverse directions and with what significant results research in this highly important field is progressing." from the jacket flap. Proceedings of a Symposium on Mesoamerican Archaeology held by the University of Cambridge Center of Latin American Studies, August 1972. First Edition, 1974. Price clipped. Inked name on ffep. Minor edge wear of dj and cloth edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$20.00

The Vikings and America

By Wahlgren, Erik

London: Thames & Hudson, 1986. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 192 pp, preface, 1. The Uttermost Reach; 2. An Expanding Universe; 3. Ships and Helmets, Poets and Kings; 4. The Stepping Stones; 5. The Ultimate Step; 6. Buckram Vikings; 7. Archaeology Ascendant; 8. Grapes, Gold, and Whales; 9. Where was Vinland; 10. The End and the Beginning; notes, sources of the 103 b&w illustrations, select bibliography, index. Ancient Peoples & Places, Vol. 102: First Edition, 1986. "Excavations at L'Anse aux Meadows in northern Newfoundland have revealed the presence of the Vikings around AD 1000. But was this the mysterious Vinland ("land of grapevines") which, according to the Icelandic sagas, Leif Eriksson discovered almost one thousand years ago? In his account.The Author argues for a location farther south and also suggests Viking exploration far to the North. He also answers the question: "Why did the Vikings eventually leave the New World?" with his theory that a worsening climate and attacks by native Eskimos and Indians put paid to the first European presence in North America." Not Price Clipped. Only the slightest wear to top edge spine dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with gilt T&H seal logo on front board with gilt lettering to spine.

$17.50

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