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AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY PIONEERING WOMAN ARCHAEOLOGIST ESTHER VAN DEMAN.

by Van Deman, Esther Boise. (1862-1937). Leading American archaeologist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Published
[1930s].
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Very good
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Italy/France: circa [1930s]., [1930s].. Very good. - Black-and-white photographic postcard, 3-1/2 inches high by 5-3/8 inches wide, with a 27-word autograph note penned on the verso. Signed "Esther Van Deman". The left margin of the verso is slightly darkened. Near fine. Van Deman writes on the address side of the postcard: "A Merry Xmas and a Happy New… Read more
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ANCIENT SEMITIC CIVILIZATIONS.

by Moscati, Sabatino.

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Published
(1957).
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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London: Elek Books, (1957)., (1957).. Good. - Octavo, light blue boards in a dust wrapper. There are small areas of staining to the top & bottom edges of the covers & the head of the spine. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, soiled & chipped with a tear to the head of the spine. 254 pages. 15 pages… Read more
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WINGS OVER HELLAS: Ancient Greece from the Air.

by Schoder, Raymond V.

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Published
1974.
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Very good
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1974., 1974.. Very good. - Octavo, dark olive green cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a dust wrapper. 256 pages. Illustrated with 140 color photographic illustrations by the author, 138 line drawings & 1 map. Near fine. First edition.
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DEAD TOWNS AND LIVING MEN: Being Pages from an Antiquary's Notebook.

by Woolley, C. Leonard.

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Published
1929.
Condition
Very good
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1929., 1929.. Very good. - Octavo, orange cloth. There is some minor soiling to the covers & the spine is slightly faded. viii & 259 pages. 24 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. Very good. First American edition, with a new introduction.
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image of TROJA: Results of the latest researches and discoveries on the site of Homer's Troy, 1882.

TROJA: Results of the latest researches and discoveries on the site of Homer's Troy, 1882.

by Schliemann, Heinrich.

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Published
1976.
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Very good
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$10.00

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New York: Arno Press, 1976., 1976.. Very good. - Octavo, brick red cloth titled in gilt with a vignette in gilt on the spine. xl & 443 pages plus a double-page map & 2 double-page plans in black & gray. Also with profuse full-page & textual illustrations throughout. The top edge is lightly soiled. Near fine. Reprint edition.… Read more
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image of DIGGING FOR LOST AFRICAN GODS: The Record of Five Years Archaeological Excavation in North Africa.

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New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1926., 1926.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt. The top edge is gilt. The binding is rubbed & the top corner of the rear cover is bumped & frayed. The spine is darkened with the gilt titling completely faded and the head & tail chipped & frayed. xv… Read more
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TEPE HISSAR EXCAVATIONS 1931. The Museum Journal. Volume XXIII--Number 4--1933.

by Schmidt, Erich F.

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Published
1933.
Condition
Very good
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$20.00

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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum, 1933., 1933.. Very good. - Quarto [10-5/8 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The head & tail of the spine and the overlapping edges of the wrappers are chipped. [x] & pages 323-487. Pages of black-and-white illustrations numbered LXXIII to CLXXI, including archaeological maps, 2 of them… Read more
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ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE BIBLE: BOOK BY BOOK.

by Cornfeld, Gaalyah.

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Published
(1976).
Condition
Good
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$12.50

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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1976)., (1976).. Good. - Small quarto [9-5/8 inches high by 6-3/4 inches wide], maroon cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped. [viii] & 334 pages plus index. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Very good in a good dust wrapper. <p>First American edition.<p>David Noel Freedman, Consulting… Read more
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DEITIES AND DOLPHINS: The Story of the Nabataeans.

by Glueck, Nelson.

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Published
(1965).
Condition
Very good
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$15.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1965)., (1965).. Very good. - Small quarto [10-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], black cloth titled in gilt on the spine with 2 gilt rules around the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. There is a tiny hole in the cloth of the front joint with a corresponding hole… Read more
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ANCIENT GLASS in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh.

by Bergman, Sidney M.; Oliver, Andrew, Jr.

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Published
(1980).
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Very good
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(Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Institute), (1980)., (1980).. Very good. SIGNED BY SIDNEY M. BERGMAN - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in dark gray wrappers titled & decorated in gilt. There is some light rubbing to the wraps & the spine is sunned. 155 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white, with photographs… Read more
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REDISCOVERING POMPEII.

by Dell-Orto, Luisa Franchi; and Varone, Antonio; editors.

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Published
(1990).
Condition
Very good
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$25.00

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(Roma): L'Erma di Bretschneider, (1990)., (1990).. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide] softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with light creasing to the corners. [xvi] & 287 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Very good. <p>Catalog for an exhibition by IBM-ITALIA shown at the IBM Gallery… Read more
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DAS TOTENBUCH DES SCHREIBERS ANI.

by Dondelinger, Edmund.

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Published
(1987).
Condition
Very good
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$125.00

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Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck u. Verlaganstalt, (1987)., (1987).. Very good. - Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], tan cloth in a dust wrapper. There are 2 small dents in the rear cover with corresponding dents in the rear panel of the dust jacket. There is also some minor rubbing to the rear panel of the jacket.… Read more
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THE WARSHIP VASA: Deep Diving and Marine Archaeology in Stockholm

by Franzen, Anders

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Published
(1966).
Condition
Very good
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$10.00

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Stockholm: Norstedts/Bonniers, (1966).. (1966).. Very good. - Quarto [[ approximately 11 inches high by 8-1 /4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with chips & short tears to its top edge. 86 & [2] pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good in a good dust wrapper. <p>Fifth edition.<p>After many… Read more
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THE LOST WORLD OF POMPEII

by Amery, Colin; Curran, Brian, Jr

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Published
(2002).
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780892366873
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$12.50

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Los Angeles, CA: The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2002).. (2002).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers are slightly rubbed. 191 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. <p>First American edition.<p>Published in association with the World Monuments Fund which sponsors… Read more
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THE RETURN OF CULTURAL TREASURES

by Greenfield, Jeanette

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Published
(1989).
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780521333191
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Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. The jacket's front panel is lightly soiled & its edges are slightly darkened. xvii & 361 pages. Illustrated in black & white with 7 pages of maps & numerous full-page & textual illustrations. The page edges are slightly… Read more
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LAND OF THE CHIMAERA: An Archaeological Excursion in the South-West of Turkey

by Haynes, Sybille

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Published
(1974).
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Very good
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New York: St. Martin's Press, (1974).. (1974).. Very good. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The bottom edges of the covers are slightly rubbed. The dust wrapper is lightly rubbed with 2 tears to the top edge of the front panel. 159 pages. 4 color plates & profuse black-and- white illustrations. Very good in a good dust wrapper. <p>First… Read more
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Philadelphia, PA: The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1975.. 1975.. Fine. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. The binding is slightly bumped. ix & 116 pages plus section of illustrations, including photographic illustrations, drawings and plans of excavation sites. Also with tables in the text. Near fine. <p>A title in the… Read more
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ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS OF THE ANDES

by Means, Philip Ainsworth

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Published
1936.
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Good
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New York - London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936.. 1936.. Good. - Large octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt with vignettes stamped in blue within gilt rectangles on the spine. The covers are bumped & rubbed with some light staining & with a score mark to the rear cover. There are a few small stains to the spine. xviii & 586… Read more
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ANGKOR VAT [ANGKOR WAT]: India's Contribution in Conservation 1986-1993

by Narasimhaiah, B. [Barkur]

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Published
1994.
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Good
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$125.00

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New Delhi: Archaeological Survey of India, 1994.. 1994.. Good. - Quarto [10-7/8 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], black cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed & the corners of the covers are lightly bumped & frayed. The cloth of the spine is bubbled. The dust wrapper is lightly rubbed & chipped. 85 pages plus an 80-page… Read more
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THE OFFERING ROOM OF PRINCE KANINISUT

by Junker, Hermann

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Published
1931.
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Vienna: Kunsthistorisches Museum, 1931.. 1931.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed vermilion wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & the edges of the wraps are faded with a few small dents to the front wrap. There is a small chip out of the top edge of the rear wrap at the head of the spine. 35 & [1] pages.… Read more
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