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Gods, Graves, and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology

By: Ceram, C. W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17394

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Classic work in the field. Publisher's full blue cloth with embossed silver warrior on a lion on the front cover, orange lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Head and heel of spine are very lightly rubbed, former owner's name, in pencil, on front paste-down, some light underlining and brackets in pencil. Unclipped dust jacket is rubbed and creased at the spine ends, light rubbing to the tips. VERY GOOD+/VERY GOOD-. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xii, 426, xvi pp View more info

GODS, GRAVES, AND SCHOLARS: The Story of Archaeology

By: Ceram, C. W.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1958

Edition: First Edition. Seventeenth Printing

Seller ID: 17418

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, silver decoration on front cover, t.e.g. (green), fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W drawings, photographs, and reproductions. . Volume shows mild wear and rubbing especially around corners and head and heel of spine, former owner's bookplate on fep, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xi, (i), 428, xvi, (1) pp View more info

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Gods, Graves, and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology

By: Ceram, C. W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1959

Edition: Eighteenth Printing

Seller ID: 22953

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, silver decoration on front cover, t.e.g. (green), fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W maps, drawings, and photographs. Translated from the German by E. B. Garside. . Volume shows light shelf-wear, spine lightly sunned, else fine. NEAR FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xi, (i), 428, xvi, (2) pp View more info

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The March of Archaeology

By: Ceram, C. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1958

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 26431

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in blue cloth over grey boards, gilt lettering and blue and gilt decoration on spine, gilt decoration on front cover, t.e.g. (yellow). Illustrated with B&W and color photographs, drawings, and reproductions. Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. . Volume shows only mild shelf wear, with some light rubbing at corners and head and heel of spine, small stain near top of spine, else fine. NEAR FINE. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xviii, 326, vi, (2) pp View more info

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THE MYCENAEAN WORLD

By: Chadwick, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 4192

ISBN: 0-521-21077-1

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


Publisher's brown buckram, purple band on spine with gilt lettering, maps on endpapers. Illustrations include B&W photos, maps and drawings.. Photographs, Maps, and Drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 201 pp View more info

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Antiquities (New York, December 6, 2007)

By: Christie's

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Christie's: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 4903

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Christie's auction catalog for Sale No. 1915 held in New York on December 6, 2007. 200 lots. Each lot illustrated in color.. This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . Christie's Auction Catalogs Series. Catalog. Vol. 1915. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 178 pp View more info

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The Vaucelles Relief (14 Jun 1993)

By: Christie's

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Christie's: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1751

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy wraps. This is the catalog for The Vaucelle's Relief, Lot 18 in Christie's Sale No. 7694, held in New York on June 14, 1993. An Egyptian Limestone Relief Panel, Sakkara, 5th Dynasty, reign of Neferirkare, circa 2500-2480 B.C. . This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW. . Christie's Auction Catalogs Series. Vol. 7694. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 15, (5) pp View more info

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THE CASE OF THE MISSING LINK

By: Clymer, Eleanor Lowenton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Basic Books: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 3551

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


FIRST EDITION. Hardcover with unclipped ($3.75) dust jacket. 8vo (6.25 x 9.5"). x, 118 pp. Publisher's full green cloth, gilt (red and blue) lettering on spine, gilt (gray) embossed logo on cover. Decorated endpapers. Illustrated with numerous drawings by Robert Reid Macguire in black, white and green and with numerous photographs of fossils and remains of early man. Foreword by Loren Eiseley. This is a volume in the series The Great Mysteries of Science by Basic Books. The author relates the dramatic story of the search for the origins of man and the important breakthroughs that have ... View more info

The Lost Pharaohs

By: Cottrell, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart Winston: 1961

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 19619

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Unclipped dustjacket now in Mylar.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 250 pp View more info

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Rome of the Caesars

By: Dal Maso, Leonardo B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Italy, Bonechi Editore: 1978

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 17818

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full paper binding, orange lettering on spine and cover, encased in glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 126 pp View more info

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Rome of the Caesars

By: Dal Maso, Leonardo B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Italy, Bonechi Editore: N.D.

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 20798

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's full paper binding, orange lettering on spine and cover, encased in glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. . Rear cover is creased at the bottom tip, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD+. . Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 126 pp View more info

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Vel'ka' Morava: Dobra A Umenie

By: Dekan, Jan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bratislava, Tatran: 1976

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10536

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue and white printed cloth boards, blue lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with color photographs with descriptions of an archaeological dig in the Czech Republic and the artifacts found there. Text in Czech.. Boards slightly stained along top edge only, otherwise tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is moderately chipped and has two closed tears on the rear panel. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD.. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 280, (2) pp View more info

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In Search of the Primitive: A Critique of Civilization

By: Diamond, Stanley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Books: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7037

ISBN: 087855582X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Second Printing (1981, stated). Publisher's glossy wraps.. Minor underlining, else fine. VERY GOOD.. Trade Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xvi, 387 pp View more info

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People of the Sea: The Search for the Philistines

By: Dothan, Trude; Moshe Dothan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1992

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 6894

ISBN: 0025322613

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over orange boards, gilt lettering on spine, tan endpapers. Profusely illustrated with Color and B&W photographs, illustrations and maps. Includes chronological table and index. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. B&W, Color photos and illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xii,276 pp View more info

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The World of Odysseus

By: Finley, M. I.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2002

Edition: Third Edition. Second Printing

Seller ID: 7280

ISBN: 1590170172

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth with intricate classical panels on spine and covers in red, black, and white; white lettering on spine, maps on orange endpapers. Illustrated with 16 pages of color photographs. Brown slipcase. . Both the volume and the slipcase are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW/AS NEW (slipcase).. Color Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. (xxv), (i), 193 pp View more info

Pompeii, Past and Present

By: Fischetti, Luigi

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, William Clowes and Sons: 1884

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25341

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full burgundy cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, printed endpapers. Profusely illustrated with architectural drawings by Luigi Fischetti and Photographs by E. Lauro, all tipped-in. The pages are generally arranged to display an architectural reconstruction of a building or location in Pompeii below which is a current (1884) photograph of the same building or location. There are additional drawings of historical events related to Pompeii. . Covers moderately worn, corners bumped, otherwise unmarked, tight, square, and clean. Quite scarce. VERY GOOD. . Drawings and Photogr... View more info

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The Human Agenda

By: Gorney, Roderic

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1972

Edition: Second Edition. Second Printing

Seller ID: 23157

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, silver lettering on spine, black lettering on cover. . Spine soiled in two places, ffep annotated and stamped from teh American Medical Association, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. GOOD/VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 699 pp View more info

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Buried Cities

By: Hall, Jennie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1966

Edition: Second Edition. Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 6

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Master Library Edition. Publisher's full blue cloth, black lettering and decoration on spine and cover. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. . Ex-Library with the usual markings and tape residue, former owner's name neatly stamped on ffep, else tight, square and clean. The price clipped dust jacket, in Mylar, is clean and unmarked. GOOD/VERY GOOD. . Ex-Library. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 116 pp View more info

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From Ape to Angel An Informal History of Social Anthropology

By: Hays, H. R.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1958

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17051

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt and silver lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle, t.e.g. (red). Illustrated with 32 pages of half-tone illustrations and numerous line drawings by Sue Allen.. Slight wear and very light stain on head of spine, else unmarked, tight, square, and clean. The edges of the unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, are lightly worn. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xxii), 440, (xv) pp View more info

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Aku-Aku: The Secret of Easter Island

By: Heyerdahl, Thor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Long Island, NY, International Collectors Library: 1958

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27157

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full green leatherette, spine in six compartments separated by gilt decoration, gilt lettering in three compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt borders and tooling on cover, maps on endpapers, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with numerous color photographs, drawings, and maps.. This volume is in excellent condition, with very slight shelf-wear, gilt on spine mildly faded, else as new; unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE. . Color Photographs, maps, and drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 302 pp View more info