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Image for Heshbon 1971  The Second Campaign at Tell Hesban : A Preliminary Report

Heshbon 1971 The Second Campaign at Tell Hesban : A Preliminary Report

By: Boraas, Roger S. & Siegfried H. Horn

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Berrien Springs, MI, Andrews University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 18230

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear to blue cloth covered boards with silver titles front and spine ; A bright, solid book, B&W plates at back, numerous drawings throughout and fold-out contour map after page 16. ; B&W Illustrations and Map; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 144 pages; This campaign which was supposed to take place in 1970 was delayed for a year by the Jordanian civil war View more info

Image for Heshbon 1968  The First Campaign at Tell Hesban

Heshbon 1968 The First Campaign at Tell Hesban

By: Boraas, Roger S; Horn, Siegfried H

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Berrien Springs, MI, Andrews University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 18229

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth covered boards show light edgewear, top fore corner bumped, ; Gilt titles front and spine. B&W plates at back of book and 2 foldout maps as well as B&W drawings ; B&W Plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 239 pages; This is an account by the leaders of the archaeological dig in Jordan. This was originally published in the Andrews University Seminary Studies View more info

Image for CRARA '77 Papers from the Fourth Biennial Conference of the Canadian Rock Art Research Associates, October 27-30, 1977, Victoria, British Columbia

CRARA '77 Papers from the Fourth Biennial Conference of the Canadian Rock Art Research Associates, October 27-30, 1977, Victoria, British Columbia

By: Canadian Rock Art Research Associates

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19455

ISBN: 0771881584

Condition: Good+


Ex-library with usual library stamps, including Discard stamp. Previous owner's name in ink on back cover and title page. Some soiling to front cover, light creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; Ex-Library; Heritage record #8; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 380 pages; Twenty-five research papers about petroglyphs and pictographs covering various areas of western Canada and the US View more info

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Celtic Britain

By: Chadwick, Nora K.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1964

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18558

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, price-clipped, some offset on endpapers. A tear on front flap. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This appears to be published in Britain by the original publisher (Thames & Hudson) with the imprint of Frederick A. Praeger pasted over it on the title page ; Ancient People and Places #34; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; "The Celtic peoples are the earliest inhabitants of Britain who have been able to speak to us directly. In their native British poetry and early stories, their laws and genealogies, their funer... View more info

Image for Preserving Our Rock Art Heritage Proceedings from the Symposium on Rock Art Conservation and Preservation 14th Annual A.R.A.R.A. Conference

Preserving Our Rock Art Heritage Proceedings from the Symposium on Rock Art Conservation and Preservation 14th Annual A.R.A.R.A. Conference

By: Crotty, Helen K. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Miguel, CA, American Rock Art Research Association: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19456

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; Occasional paper #1; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 105 pages View more info

Image for The Herakleopolite Nome  A Catalogue of the Toponyms with Introduction and Commentary

The Herakleopolite Nome A Catalogue of the Toponyms with Introduction and Commentary

By: Falivene, Maria Rosaria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Scholars Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13319

ISBN: 0788504126

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Red cloth covered boards, lightly bumped top fore corners ; As new, unread ; American Studies in Papyrology #37; 1 x 11.75 x 9 Inches; 324 pages; Falivene presents an A-Z listing of names in the Herakleopite nome, a district of Middle Egypt, largely based on Greek papyri dating from the third century BC to the eighth century AD. The importance of the Herakleopite villages is discussed along with the likely provenance of the documents upon which this study is based. View more info

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Archaeology of the Dreamtime

By: Flood, Josephine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, University of Hawaii Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18462

ISBN: 0824808975

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Boards and DJ show slight shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W & Colour Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 288 pages; The author goes back 40,000 years to the arrival of the first Asians on the continent and analyzes how they adapted and how their art and culture developed. View more info

Image for Prehistoric Rock Art of Nevada and Eastern California

Prehistoric Rock Art of Nevada and Eastern California

By: Heizer, Robert F. & Martin A. Baumhoff

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19443

ISBN: 0520053249

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked. liberally illustrated with photos, symbols and maps ; B&W Illustrations; 10.4 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches; 430 pages; "This is an analysis of the rock art of the prehistoric Indians occupying the western part of the Great Basin of North America. It includes petroglyhs (figures or symbols pecked, scratched or carved into the surface of a rock or boulder) and pictographs (designs painted on a rock or boulder) of 99 sites in sixteen counties of Nevada and eastern California. Seven appendices and a bibliography are included.... View more info

Image for In Search of Ancient British Columbia - Volume 1

In Search of Ancient British Columbia - Volume 1

By: Huck, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Heartland Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16644

ISBN: 1896150055

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 304 pages; "Today, B.C. is one of the world's most geographically varied places. But clues to its ancient past are everywhere, in its mountains and arid valleys, along its lakeshores and seacoasts." The authors examine the geological history of southern British Columbia, also going into the Archaeology and Paleontology View more info

Image for Crystals in the Sky: An Intellectual Odyssey Involving Chumash Astronomy, Cosmology and Rock Art

Crystals in the Sky: An Intellectual Odyssey Involving Chumash Astronomy, Cosmology and Rock Art

By: Hudson, Travis & Ernest Underhay

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Ballena Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19445

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 163 pages; "n Crystals In rhe sky, anthropologist Travis Hudson and astronomer Ernest Underhay of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History examine the Chumash, one of 300 or more indigenous groups or 'tribelets' of Califomia. Before the arrival of Franciscan missionaries, as many as 10,000 Chumas inhabited the fringes of the Santa Barbara Channel, one of the most densely populated areas in the New World. Like the Skidi Pawnee who are the subject of Smithsonian a... View more info

Image for American Indian Rock Art

American Indian Rock Art

By: Hyder, William D. & Helen Crotty & Kay Sanger & Frank Bock (Editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: El Toro, CA, American Rock Art Research Association: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19444

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; Volume #11; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 107 pages View more info

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Mesopotamia

By: Margueron, Jean-Claude & H.S.B. Harrison (translator)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, World Publishing Company: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17799

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear and soiling, small chips and short tears, scuffed, price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Archaeologica MVNDI; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 212 pages; :Series prepared under the direction of Jean Marcade, Professor of Archaeology at the University of Bordeaux. Mesopotamia provides a first class example of the way in which archaeology has advanced historical studies, both in supplying fresh written souces and in revealing unknown perspectives of the first ages of civilization; moreover, the invention of agriculture, the advent of ... View more info

Image for Story of Decipherment  From Egyptian Hieroglyphic to Linear B

Story of Decipherment From Egyptian Hieroglyphic to Linear B

By: Pope, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16133

ISBN: 0500780013

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear to extremities, light creasing of dust jacket. A little soil top back edge of DJ. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; The World of archaeology; B&W Illustrations; 216 pages; "Pope discusses the contributions to the science of decipherment made by theorists like Leibnitz and by the brilliant practitioners from Champollion to Ventris. View more info

Image for Discovering Prehistoric Rock Art A Recording Manual

Discovering Prehistoric Rock Art A Recording Manual

By: Sanger, Kay K. & Clement W. Meighan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calabasas, CA, Wormwood Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19448

ISBN: 0937523038

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, front corners creased. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 9.9 X 6.9 X 0.4 inches; 237 pages View more info

Image for From Hudson Bay to Botany Bay;  The Lost Frigates of Laperouse

From Hudson Bay to Botany Bay; The Lost Frigates of Laperouse

By: Shelton, Russell C.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, NC Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18487

ISBN: 1550210106

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 228 pages; Marine archaeologists attempt to expand our knowledge of the 18th century sailor and scientific explorer, the Count Jean François de Galaup, de la Pérouse View more info

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Caves of Washington

By: William R, Halliday

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Olympia WA, Washington Department of Conservation: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19454

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some shelf wear, short tears, light creasing. Card covers somewhat discolored ; A tight solid book. Handdrawn maps throughout and as new maps in back pocket. ; Information Circular No. 40; B&W Illustrations and Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 132 pages; The author itemizes the caves in each county of the State of Washington with descriptions. View more info