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Image for THE RUINS OF TIME Four and a half centuries of conquest and discovery among the Maya

THE RUINS OF TIME Four and a half centuries of conquest and discovery among the Maya

By: Adamson, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID147319


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookseller stamp to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white maps. 272 pages View more info

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Looking For Dilmun

By: Bibby, Geoffrey

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID243978


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 383 pages The author has discovered an ancient society older than Sumer located along the Persian Gulf in the maritime highway between Mesopotamia and India. This is the kingdom known to the Sumerians and Babylonians as Dilmun, the legendary land of immortality referred to in Assyrian records and the Gilgamesh Epic. View more info

The World of Archaeology. India-China-America

By: Brion, Marcel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Elek Books: 1961

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID117502


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD book in FAIR dustjacket. Dustjacket is chipped and rubbed. Now protected. Black & white illustrations. 240 pages View more info

NEW ROADS TO YESTERDAY

By: Caldwell, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1966

Seller ID: ID232387


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition in VERY GOOD dustjacket. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 546 pages View more info

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Archaeology

By: Daniel, Glyn (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan:

Seller ID: ID122507


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 224pages Contains entries on significant sites, cultures and key individuals as well as the terms, techniques and tools that are used by archaeologists. View more info

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Temples, Tombs, & Hieroglyphs. A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

By: Mertz, Barbara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2007

Edition: 2nd Edition [Revised and Updated]

Seller ID: ID142635


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in plastic sleeve. A 'like new' copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 324 pages Writing as Elizabeth Peters, world renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz is the author of the phenomenally popular New York Times bestselling mystery series featuring archaeologist Amelia Peabody. In this book, Dr Mertz explores the breathtaking reality behind her fiction by casting a dazzling ... View more info

Image for The Hidden Worlds of Polynesia The chronicle of an Archaeological expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands

The Hidden Worlds of Polynesia The chronicle of an Archaeological expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands

By: Suggs, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, The Cresset Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID188573


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some minor wear to top of spine and small lchip to upper front edge & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details (discreet stamp) to front pastedown. 247pages View more info

Image for Geographical Knowledge, and Some Population Changes of the Kaiadilt People of Bentinck Island, Queensland [From Records of the South Australian Museum, Vol XlV, No2. July 27th 1962

Geographical Knowledge, and Some Population Changes of the Kaiadilt People of Bentinck Island, Queensland [From Records of the South Australian Museum, Vol XlV, No2. July 27th 1962

By: Tindale, Norman B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Museum:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID258649


Small Quarto Size. Fine copy - Near to Mint condition. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Fold-out map. Original contents bound in facsimile covers. 76 pages Gives an account of the native geography of Bentinck Island and vicinity, the home to the Kaiadilt who remained aloof from direct engagement with Europeans until the late 1940s. Norman Tindale was a highly regarded Australian anthropologist, archaeologist, entomologist and ethnologist. He is be... View more info

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The Shadow of Vesuvius Pompeii AD 79

By: Trevelyan, Raleigh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID159933


Small Quarto. Very Good condition but missing glassine jacket. Buff colored covers with brown cloth spine. Gold embossed. Illustrated endpapers. Black & white and color plates and Black & white photos. 128 pages Presentation Volume for 1977. View more info