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Field Methods in Archaeology. Seventh edition.

By Heister, Thomas R., Harry J. Shafer, and Kenneth L. Feder

Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2009. 7th edition. Oversized Paperback. Very good. Tall octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 436 p. w/ tables, charts, illus., bibliography, index. A standard classic in understanding the basics of modern archeology.

$30.00

The Chinchorro Culture : Mummies and Crania in the Reconstruction of Preceramic Coastal Adaptation in the South Central Andes

By Guillen, Sonia Elizabeth

Ann Arbor: the author, 1992. Oversized Paperback. Very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers.Name of former owner on flyleaf. v, 204 p. w/ b&w illus., tables, maps, bibliography. A disssertation submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan.

$50.00

Interpreting Artefact Scatters : Contributions to Ploughzone Archaeology

By Schofield, A. J. editor

Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1991. First edition. Trade Paperback Original. Very good. Thin quarto (oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Name of professor and former owner, J. R. Parsons, on flyleaf. 151 p. w/ chapter endnotes, diagrams, illus., index. 12 scholarly essays on background, processes, integratng collection, and presentation & interpretation.

$45.00

Das Spatromische Graberfeld von Somogyszil

By Burger, Alice SZ.

Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1979. First edition. First edition. Good softcover with glossy covers with French flaps. Small tear on upper edge near head of spine. Some light scuffing to covers. 135 pages with illustrations, maps, figures, and charts. An archaeological study of late Roman graves in Hungary.

$30.00

Stadtgrabungen und Stadtforschung im Westlichen Kleinasien : Geplantes und Erreichtes : Byzas 3 Internationales Symposion 6 / 7 August 2004 in Bergama ( Türkei ) [ Urban Excavations and Research in Western Asia Minor: Plans and Accomplishments ]

By Radt, Wolfgang editor

Istanbul, Turkey: Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Istanbul, 2006. First edition. Softcover with glossy covers. Very Good. Quarto (oversized). French flaps. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 398 p. w/ illustrations, plans, bibliographies. A well-illustrated survey of archaeological work in Western Turkey. 31 summaries covering 31 sites, written primarily in German or Englsh with one essay in Italian.

$60.00

Report of the Department of Antiquities Cyprus, 1986

Nicosia: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus, 1986. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Very Good. Large quarto (oversized). Some wear to edges and corners of covers and a few creases at spine. Top corners bumped. 229 p. w/ illustrations and additional 51 pages of plates. 23 papers primarily in French and English with one in Greek, regarding various sites and surveys across the Greek part of the island.

$50.00

Un Mundo de Obsidiana : Mineria y Comercio de un Vidrio Volcanico en el Mexico Antiguo. A World of Obsidian : the Mining and Trade of a Volcanic Glass in Ancient Mexico

By Cobean, Robert H.

Roma, Mexico DF: Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia and the University of Pittsburgh, 2002. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Very Good. Quarto in grey illustrated paper wrappers. Book is bi-lingual - that is, each section is first in English, then in Spanish. Captions are in both languages as well. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Slight scuffing to covers. Former owner's name and other information on endpaper. 298 p. w/tables, many illustrations, maps, bibliography. A thorough archaeological work studying the pre-historic industry of this important glass throughout Mexico.

$85.00

God-Apes and Fossil Men : Paleoanthropology of South Asia

By Kennedy, Kenneth A. R.

Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2000. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Very Good without dust jacket. Quarto-sized. Light wear to edges of boards with minor scuffing to covers. Twist to binding. 480 pages with illustrations, maps, tables, references, and 2 indices. A detailed examination of prehistoric peoples in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the rest of the Indian subcontinent.

$35.00

Fasti Archaeologici, Annual Bulletin of Classical Archaeology I: 1946.

By Grenier, A. Frank E. Brown.

Firenze: Sansoni, 1948. First edition. Good quarto-sized hardcover with cream-grey colored cloth spine and corners on blue boards without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing along edges of boards with bumping on corners of boards and heel of spine with some scuffing to covers including two light white marks on back cover. Some browning on edges of boards and along spine. Page edges are lightly browned. 404 pages with illustrations, foldout maps, and index. A source of materials on archaeological projects on Greco-Roman History.

$60.00

Monumental Islamic Calligraphy from India

By Begley, W. E.

Villa Park: Islamic Foundation, 1985.. Oversized Paperback. Very Good. First edition. Very good softcover with illustrated wrapper. Some wear and rubbing to the edges of the covers with some scuffing. Small crease on the lower corner of the back cover. 144 pages with illustrations, 2 appendices (1. list of articles published in Epigraphia Indo-Moslemica and Epigraphia Indica, Arabic, and Persian Supplement, 2. Arabic and Persian texts of the inscriptions), and index of Koranic passages. A catalogue of various inscriptions done by Muslim rulers in India.

$25.00

La Residence Aristocratique de Montmartin (Oise) du III au II S. av. J.-C. Documents d'Archaeologie Francaise 64.

By Brunaux, Jean-Louis, and Patrice Meniel.

Paris: 1997.. Oversized Paperback. Very Good. First edition. Very good oversized softcover. Stamp of previous owner on inside of front cover with faint staining on opposite page (half-title). Some light wear to the edges of the wrappers with slight scratching and scuffing to the covers themselves. 270 pages with figures. A work on French/Belgian archaeology on the Gauls and their class of equites with the text being in French.

$30.00

Tezaurul de la Pietroasa. Opere IV. [ The Treasure of Pietroasa ].

By Alexandru Odobescu. Mircea Babes.

Bucuresti, 1976.. Good, thick, folio sized (oversized) hardcover without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing along the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and the corners of the panels. Light fading along the spine and some scuffing to the covers. Some light browning and light foxing to the edges of the pages. Name of the previous owner on the front free endpaper. Page 1073 is unattached but laid in. Pages 1075-1079 are loose but still attached and webbing is visible. 1079 pages with illustrations (some in color) and notes. Special shipping rates for this massive tome. A 1976 reprint of the 1900 history of the Treasure of Pietroasa by the revolutionary Romanian writer and historian/archaeologist Odobescu. The introduction is in Romanian, the text itself in French.

$120.00

The Artificial Islets/Crannogs of the Central Inner Hebrides.

By Holley, Mark W.

Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, 2000.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. First paperback edition. Very good oversized trade paperback. Wear and rubbing to edges of covers with some scuffing and some scratches on panels. 263 pages with illustrations, site plans, 11 appendices (1. survey of artificial islets of the central Hebrides, 2. Lochs in the central Inner Hebrides inspected for artificial islets, 3. place names of the central Inner Hebridean lochs, 4. calculations for the amount of stone needed to construct the average artificial islet in the central inner Hebrides, 5. table of structural characteristics of the artificial islets of the central inner Hebrides, 6. the soils of the central Inner Hebrides, 7. characteristics of the lochs of the central inner Hebrides, 8. characteristics of the artificial islets of Loch Awe and Loch Tay, 9. soils of the Loch Tay basin, 10. characteristics of islet sites in the Western Isles, 11. vertical aerial photographs consulted in the RCAHMS). and bibliography. An archaeological study of the prehistoric man-made islets in the lochs of the Central Inner Hebrides in Scotland.

$65.00

Marseille, les ateliers de potiers du XIIIe s. et le quartier Sainte-Barbe (Ve-XVIIe s.). 65 Documents d'Archeologie Francaise.

By Henri Marchesi, Jacques Thiriot, Lucy Vallauri, Marie Leenhardt.

Paris: 1997.. Very good oversized softcover with illustrated gold-yellow cover. Some wear and rubbing along the edges of the covers with bump to the heel of the spine and slight tear in same location. Covers have some light scuffing. Clean, unmarked text. 389 pages with figures, tables, and bibliography. This work in French examines the archaeological digs and findings at the Saint-Barbe quarter at Marseilles, France. The focus is on pottery, kilns, and firing techniques.

$80.00

Memorie Volume XVI, 2. Die Heidnische Nekropole unter St. Peter in Rom, Die Mausoleen E -I und Z - PSI.

By Harald Mielsch and Henner von Hesberg.

Rome: "L'Erma" di Bretschneider, 1995.. First edition. Very good folio sized (oversized) softcover in original grey wrapper. Some wear and rubbing along the edges of the covers with tear/abrasion just above the heel of the spine. Some creasing to the corners of the covers, mainly on the lower corner of the back cover. Some the pages have not been cut along their upper edges. 275 pages with a number of plates and notes. Nice work in German on a necropolis under St. Peters in Rome examining a number of mausoleums. Scarce.

$200.00