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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
A STRUCTURAL AND LEXICAL COMPARISON OF THE TUNICA, CHITIMACHA, AND ATAKAPA LANGUAGES (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 68)
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1919. 56pp. Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with gilt on spine strip slightly dulled and ends lightly worn. The front board has a sticker to the upper left corner of front board, with a typed designation of Z 37 (Maybe where shelved?).  Internally, end-pages are slightly age-toned but otherwise free of previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good, clean copy,  The binding is tight with hinges intact.
$25.00
ADDITIONAL STUDIES OF THE ARTS, CRAFTS, AND CUSTOMS OF THE GUIANA INDIANS. WITH SPECIAL REFERECE TO THOS OF SOUTHERN BRITISH GUIANA (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 91)
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1929.  xvii+110pp. Illustrated, including 6 color plates. Hardcover.  Green boards lighlty soiled and shelfworn with scuffing to spine stip and gilt completely rubbed. Light shelfwear along edges with spine ends worn. Internally, end pages slighlty age-toned, but otherwise clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight with hinges intact. A very good, clean copy.
$25.00
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE MAYA HIEROGLYPHS  (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 57)
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1915. xvi+284pp. Illustrated.  Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with gilt on spine strip slightly dulled and ends lightly worn, and with wear along bottom edge. The front board has a sticker to the upper left corner of front board, with a typed designation of Z 37 (Maybe where shelved?), and residue fron an additional sticker which has been removed directly underneath the present one. Internally, end-pages are slightly age-toned but otherwise free of previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good, clean copy,  The binding is tight with hinges intact.
$35.00
ANCIENT AMERICA, IN NOTES ON AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY
New York:Harper and Brothers, Publisher. (1871). 1st edition. xii+299pp+12pp ads. Illustrated. Hardcover. Brown boards soiled and shelfworn with lower spine edge chipped and frayed. Edge points worn and page edges soiled. Internally, paper slightly age-toned, but aside from an occasional smudge scattered throughout, a very good, clean copy.  The binding is tight and hinges intact.
$45.00
ANTIQUITY AND PHOTOGRAPHY. Early Views of Ancient Mediterranean Sites.
Los Angeles:J. Paul Getty Museum. (2005). xiv+226pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Both book and dust jacket in very good, clean condition. *"Antiquity and Photography explores the relationship between the new medium of photography and the emerging science of archaeology. The book is handsomely illustrated with panoramic images created by some of the first photographers to travel to ancient sites around the Mediterranean."...dj.
$50.00
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
DISCOVERIES AND ADVENTURES IN CENTRAL AMERICA
London:Duckworth. (1928). 261pp. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Black boards with text in red lightly soiled and shelfworn (rubbed along spine edges). Spine strip is sun faded. Internally, a previous owners name is inked to 1st free endpage with a smudge of offset to inside front board, otherwise pages clean. One page at end (233/4) is creased as if jammed by something. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Overall, a very good copy.
$45.00
EARLY MAN IN SOUTH AMERICA (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 52)
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1919. 79pp+33pp plates. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Green boards lighlty soiled and shelfworn with gilt on spine strip almost completely rubbed. Light shelfwear along edges with spine ends worn. Internally, end pages lighlty age-toned but otherwise free of previous owners marks or signatures. Paper throughout is lightly age-toned but clean. The binding is tight with hinges intact. 
$30.00
HANDBOOK OF ABORIGINAL AMERICAN ANTIQUITIES. Part 1. INTRODUCTORY THE LITHIC INDUSTRIES (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 60)
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1919. xvii+380pp. Illustrated.  Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with gilt on spine strip slightly dulled and ends lightly worn, with edge points bumped. The front board has a sticker to the upper left corner of front board, with a typed designation of Z 37 (Maybe where shelved?). Internally, end-pages are slightly age-toned/soiled but otherwise free of previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good, clean copy,  The binding is tight with hinges intact.
$45.00
INDIAN TRIBES OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI and ADJACENT COAST OF THE GULF OF MEXICO  (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 43)
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1911. vii+387pp. Illustrated.  Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with light wear to spine ends and edge points gently bumped, Gilt on spine strip is slightly dulled, with a sticker to the upper left corner of front board, with a typed designation of Z 37. (Maybe where shelved?).  Internally, a very good, clean copy, except for a blue checkmark to the outside upper edge of title page.  The binding is tight with hinges intact.
$75.00

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