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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
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
PRE-HISTORIC RACES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Chicago:S. C. Griggs and Company. 1873. 2nd edition. 415pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Ex-library, with call numbers faintly on spine, library bookplate on inside front board (stamped discard), and small library stamp to plates and title page. Otherwise, aside from library markings, green boards lightly soiled with evidence of silverfish mottling to covers and shelfworn along edges with spine ends starting to fray and edge points worn to boards.  Internally, light foxing scattered throughout.  The binding is tight, front hinge intact with rear hinge starting. 
$60.00
SLOWIANSZCZYZNA WCZESNOSREDNIOWIECZNA, ZARYS KULTURY MATERIALNEJ
Warsaw: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. 1956. Hardcover, no jacket. 493pp. Illustrated in b/w and color. Very Good condition. A bit of shelfwear, sunfading and grime to boards. A few dust spots to page edges. Inside the pages are lightly age toned, but are clean and unmarked. The binding is strong. A very satisfactory copy. (cfm)
$35.00
THE LOST WORLD OF QUINTANA ROO
New York:E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc. 1963. 1st edition. x+306pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Green boards worn at edges, with gilt on spine still bright. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. A stated 1st edition on copyright page, the dust jacket states second printing. The dust jacket is still in one piece, but lightly soiled with wear to to edges and folds including small chips and tears. Still in good condition. *"An adventurous quest for Mayan ruins on the untamed coast of Yucatan."...dj.  
$25.00
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

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