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BEFORE WRITING. Vol. 1: FROM COUNTING TO CUNEIFORM. Foreword by William W. Hallo.
Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. (1992). 269pp. Illus. With dust jacket. A fine copy.This volume constitutes the first comprehensive study of the Near Eastern tokens use as counters in prehistory. 
$40.00
INVESTIGATIONS IN SOUTHWEST YUKON. NUMBERS 1 AND 2.
Andover, Massachusetts: Phillips Academy. 1964. 488 pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Wraps show only light wear with some fading down the spine. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. A very good copy.
$35.00
PAJARITO PLATEAU AND ITS ANCIENT PEOPLE.
(Albuquerque): University of New Mexico Press. (1938). 191 pp. Illustrated, with additional plates in back pocket. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Book in very good condition, showing only minor signs of wear to the boards. Gilt on spine lightly faded but otherwise clean. Interior is clean and free of markings outside of a small bookseller's sticker at the bottom of the inside front board.
$50.00
STUDIES IN ANCIENT EUROPE. Essays presented to Stuart Piggott.
Humanities Press. 1968. 367pp. Illustrated. Hardcover, lacks dust jacket. Binding is shelf-worn at the edges and spine ends with some soiling to the cloth. Boards are gently warped, but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, a very good, tight copy.
$40.00
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF NORTHEASTERN ASIA.  With an introduction by Lauriston Ward.
Cambridge, MA: The Excavator's Club. 1940. 58pp. Soft-cover. Previous owners name on top of cover; covers lightly soiled including a moisture stain on the outside edge which does not intrude inside. *PAPERS OF THE EXCAVATOR CLUB, Vol. 1, #1.
$15.00
ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE U.S.S.R.
Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House. 1959. 428pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book is in very good, clean condition. Dust jacket is near very good but with wear to all edges and scratches to the back panel.
$25.00
GLORIES OF THE MAYA AND OTHER CENTRAL AMERICAN CIVILIZATIONS
London:Duckworth. (1938), 279pp. Illustrated. 1st edition. Hardbound with dust jacket.  Blue boards with gilt still bright on spine, light soiling along edges and soiling to page edges.  Internally, end pages are age-toned, and a previous owners bookplate is inside front board, but otherwise pages are clean and bright.  The dust jacket is lightly soiled with wear to edges, still in very good condition. 
$45.00
HYDRIOTAPHIA. URN BURIAL; WITH AN ACCOUNT OF SOME URNS FOUND AT BRAMPTON IN NORFOLK. With an Introduction and Notes by Sir John Evans
London:The Chiswick Press. 1893. Number 458/450 copies, printed on handmade paper. xxvi+109pp. Illustrated with frontispiece and 2 plates. 1/4 vellum over gray boards. Vellum soiled and boards soiled and age-toned at edges.  Page edges darkened with age.  Internally, end-pages are age-toned and frontispiece and title page are age toned from tissue guard. No previous owners marks or signatures.  With a facsimile title page of original work, published in 1658. A very good copy. 
$45.00
WEST AFRICA BEFORE THE EUROPEANS.
Archaeology and Prehistory. London:Methuen & Co. Ltd. (1967). 364pp + folded map. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly worn at the edges and spine but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, though there is a brief notation in red ink at the bottom of the first free end paper. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$25.00