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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

Illustrated Dictionary of Archaeology

By: Balaam, Nick et al (contributors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID186601


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. 271pages View more info

Image for The World of the Pharaohs

The World of the Pharaohs

By: Baumann, Hans

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID249672


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has a tape marks to the interior. Colour photographs. Black & white illustrations. 235 pages A ‘factional’ account of both archaeological excavation and life in Ancient Egypt. The author retells the history through the adventures of 13 year old Megdi, who lives within the shadows of the ancient pyramids. This is a highly engrossing modern story... 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

Life in Roman Britain

By: Birley, Anthony

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Limited: 1972

Edition: 4th impression

Seller ID: ID197819


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 176 pages 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

Image for Prehistoric Avebury

Prehistoric Avebury

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Haven & London, Yale University Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299276


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Some diagrams. 275 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

Image for The Maya [The World of the Maya]

The Maya [The World of the Maya]

By: Calvani, Vittoria

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geneva, Minerva: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID278480


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 143 pages Translated by Bridget Bailey-Galeotti. An examination of Mayan civilization. View more info

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Archaeology of the World

By: Canby, Courtlandt

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID239687


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 Colour and Black & White Photographs. 288 pages This book contains thirty picture essays which illuminate and convey the variety and range of ancient cultures by taking the reader on an eye-catching tour around some of the world's great archaeological sites, such as the Acropolis or the Inca fortress of Machu Picchu. View more info

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Archaeology of the Cinema

By: Ceram, C.W

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300319


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 264 pages This Illustrated history of the origins of the cinema unravels a complex and fascinating story. View more info

Image for Gods, Graves, and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology

Gods, Graves, and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology

By: Ceram, C.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID186096


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some minor wear to edges & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 441 pages + index View more info

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Larousse Encyclopedia of Archaeology

By: Charles-Picard, Gilbert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1972

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID284362


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 432 pages View more info

Exploring the World of Archaeology

By: CLEATOR, P.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Books Limited: 1960

Seller ID: ID204540


Quarto Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Colour and black & white illustrations. Pages Tanned. Some staining to page edges. 141 pages Introduction to Archaeology and the study of Ancient History. View more info

Image for The Origins and Growth of Archaeology

The Origins and Growth of Archaeology

By: Daniel, Glyn

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID284176


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Apollo Editions. 298 pages View more info

Image for A Short History of Archaeology

A Short History of Archaeology

By: Daniel, Glyn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID201297


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 10 Colour and 136 black & white illustrations. 232 pages View more info

Image for The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Archaeology

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

Towards a History of Archaeology. Being the papers read at the first Conference on the History of Archaeology in Aarhus, 29 August - 2 September, 1978

By: Daniel, Glyn (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID276065


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Small closed tear to top of Dustjacket spine. 192 pages The papers presented to the first Conference centred on the history of Archaeology revised and updated. View more info

Image for Egyptian Museum Cairo

Egyptian Museum Cairo

By: Donadoni, Sergio (Text) Ragghianti, Carlo Ludovico (Editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek Inc: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID223411


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 171 pages Part of Great Museums of the World series. . Masterpieces of Egyptian antiquity. View more info

Image for Excavations at La Venta Tabasco, 1955 [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 170]

Excavations at La Venta Tabasco, 1955 [Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 170]

By: Drucker, Philip; Heizer, Robert F. & Squier, Robert J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID278215


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ condition. No dustjacket - As Issued. Olive green cloth boards with gilt title etc to spine. Ex Royal Society of South Australia with a few neat stamps only. Illustrated with Black and White drawings, eight [8] large fold-out plans of excavations & findings, and with Black and White Photographs. 312 pages La Venta is a pre-Columbian archaeological site of the Olmec civilization located in the present-day Mexican state of... View more info