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A "Fulbright" in Turkey (University Museum Bulletin , Volume 17, Number 2)
Kramer, Samuel Noah,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1952. Periodical, 1st thusly
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: various. Periodical, 1st thusly. the front cover has been lightly etched by silverfish. There is no other damage to describe. Illustrated with 36 years, black-and-white photographs, and copies of clay tablets, the book looks at the various types of clay tablets held at the Museum of the Ancient Orient in Istanbul. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 64 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Turkey; Inventory No: 0238882. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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A Brief History of Stonehenge: A Complete History and Archaeology of the World's Most Enigmatic Stone Circle (Brief Histories)
Burl, Aubery,
ISBN: 1845295919
Robinson, London, 2007. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. Note on measurements, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, Preface: the Challenge by author, three appendices, list of abbreviations, notes, bibliography and index. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece showing an illustration from 1724 by William Stukeley. The text is illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, photographs and illustrations. Colour photographic paperback binding with white, ochre and green coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. An acknowledged expert on stone circles, the author gives new meaning to the stone circle on Salisbury plain known as Stonehenge. Alittle creasing of the top corner of the front panel and some age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 368 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Britain/UK; History. ISBN: 1845295919. ISBN/EAN: 9781845295912. Inventory No: 0125237. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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A Complete Manual of Field Archaeology: Tools and Techniques of Field Work for Archaeologists
Joukowsky, Martha,
ISBN: 0131621564
Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1980. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Reprint. Behind the Manual by author, who also did introduction, appendices, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, line drawings, figures and sketches. Colour photographic paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear panel. As the title would suggest a manual for archaeologists in what style of tools and techniques to be used in fieldwork. Multiple creasing to the front book corners with curling of the front panel also present. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with age toning of the text block edges and panels. A previous owner has highlighted some of the text the highlighting is fading. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [6], VII - X, 630 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Education. ISBN: 0131621564. ISBN/EAN: 9780131621565. Inventory No: 0126202. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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A Guide To the Monumental Centre of Ancient Rome, with Reconstructions of the Monuments
Staccioli, Professor R. A.,
Vision Publications, Rome, 1962. First Edition
 Softcover (Vinyl) Softcover (Vinyl). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. preface by a publisher, the monuments of Rome from the hut village on the Palatine to the cosmopolitan metropolis on both banks of the Tiber and introduction by author. The text is illustrated with colour photographs with a clear plastic overlay to give a reconstruction of the building / site described please see photographs, and maps and the occasional coloured illustration. White spiral plastic binding. Tan coloured vinyl coloured cover with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel. A small guide to the wonders of Rome, showing both the modern reality and past glory. A little rubbing to the vinyl cover. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip corners. Size: Landscape 12mo. 70, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Guide; Rome; History. Inventory No: 0120920. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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A History of Seafaring; Based on Underwater Archaeology
Bass, George Fletcher,
ISBN: 0802703909
Walker & Co, New York, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Maps. First Edition. 320 pages, 356 black-and-white photographs and line drawings and maps, 150 colour photographs, glossary, bibliography, index. Colour illustrated dustjacket over blue papered boards. Ownership notation at the bottom right of the 1st page, no other damage to describe. The book is a history of seafaring, from its earliest beginnings to the advent of steam power and has been treated primarily from the archaeological standpoint. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Maritime; ISBN: 0802703909. ISBN/EAN: 9780802703903. Inventory No: 0230874. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
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A Journey Through Ancient China, from the Neolithic to the Ming,(designed by Emil Buhrer, Massimo Giacometti)
Han, Zhongmin & Delahaye, Hubert,
ISBN: 0831752254
Gallery Books, New York, 1985. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Maps. First Edition. Acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with copious colour photographs, maps and the very occasional black-and-white illustration. Red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured embossed titles to the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper white coloured titles to the front panel and black strip. A look at Chinese history through its artefacts and archaeology from Neolithic period through to the Ming dynasty (1600s). Each province / city is detailed by a map and what archaeological find has been unearthed. Some bumping of corners and back strip corners with dust marks to the lower edge. Very light age toning of the text block edges. Creasing of the top dustwrapper edge with some rubbing of the panels. The front fold over panel has become a little "loose". This is the first USA edition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [5], 6 - 276, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; China; History. ISBN: 0831752254. ISBN/EAN: 9780831752255. Inventory No: 0125479. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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a new interpretation of 6-8 of the code of Hammurabi
Rapaport, Rabbi Dr Isaak,
Self Published, Melbourne, 1967. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 200 g; X, 11-44 pages, with photographic frontispiece of the author. Bound in yellow card, titling to the spine and the front panel. Handling marks to the spine section of the book. Age toning of the edges of the pages. Ownership detail on the verso of the front cover. In addition to the interpretation there is a postscript giving thanks for the results of the 1967 war in Israel. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Judaica; Inventory No: 0235234. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
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Aku-Aku; The Secret of Easter Island
Heyerdahl, Thor,
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1958. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Maps. Reprint. Index. The text is illustrated with 62 colour photographic plates, and black-and-white line drawing throughout the text. Brick coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed illustration to the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. In this book the author revisits the remote Pacific region of Easter Island. His objective? To investigate the giant heads that are scattered on the island, and, to find out, if possible, how they were made, why they were made and the significance of them. Rubbing of the back strip edges and of the book corners. Light age toning of the text block edges. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. There are tears to the top dustwrapper edge, measuring from 0.25" to 1.5", with some associated creasing. There are a couple of tears to the lower edge of the front panel. There is a full-length vertical crease to the front fold over panel. Small hole to the rear fold over crease, 3 inches from the top. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [9], 10 - 367, [1] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Maritime ; Pacific; Archaeology. Inventory No: 0128350. Very Good
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Ancient Agricultural Implements (Shire Archaeology Series)
Rees, Sian E.,
ISBN: 0852635354
Shire Publications Ltd, Aylesbury, Bucks., 1981. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. list of illustrations, preface and introduction by author and index. The text is illustrated with both black-and-white photography and line illustrations. Colour photographic paperback binding with black and gold coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. As the title suggests, a look at ancient agricultural implements, specifically from the Romano-British time period. A little creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 72 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; History; Britain/UK; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0852635354. ISBN/EAN: 9780852635353. Inventory No: 0121564. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Ancient China: Art and Archaeology
Rawson, Jessica,
ISBN: 0714114146
British Museum Publications Ltd, London, 1980. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by author, appendix, bibliography, index of characters, index of objects by reference number and index. The text is illustrated with copious colour and black-and-white photographs and the occasional black-and-white illustration and maps. Colour photographic paperback binding (wraparound) with the red and black coloured titles to the front panel and red and white coloured titles to the back strip. "In Ancient China: Art and Archaeology, Jessica Rawson traces the development of early Chinese art in its historical context. Illustrating her study with major pieces from the outstanding Chinese collections of the British Museum, she also draws on literary and historical text as diverse as oracle bones and the philosophical writings of the Confucians, and on important post-war excavations in China its self." -- from rear panel blurb. Minor creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Fading to the back strip. This is the first Trade edition of the book. Size: Trade Paperback. 240 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; China; Ancient (BC); Art & Design. ISBN: 0714114146. ISBN/EAN: 9780714114149. Inventory No: 0121507. Very Good Condition
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Ancient Near Eastern Glyptic; In the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Merrillees, Parvine H.,
ISBN: 9170811814
Paul Astroms, Jonsered, Sweden, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. Signed by Author. 400 g; VIII, 95 pages, 7 pages of plates, includes bibliographical references (pages 62 -- 72), and bound in the thickened red card with black printing. Volume CXXIX Of Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology. The book is inscribed by the author to the wife of Dr Ralph Segnit, to whom the book was dedicated. The book shows no damage. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. The author has signed the book on the title page.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Egyptology; Signed by Author. ISBN: 9170811814. ISBN/EAN: 9789170811814. Inventory No: 0234068. Very Good Condition
Price: $96.00 (AUD)
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Archaeological Sites in Their Setting
Vita-Finzi, Claudio ,
Thames & Hudson, London, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. Acknowledgements, preface by author, notes, bibliographical note, list of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with 103 black-and-white photographs/illustrations throughout the book. Tan coloured boards with gilt embossed publisher's logo to the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. A hint of fading to the top book edge and light age toning of the text block edges. Photographic dustwrapper with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and dustwrapper edges. Fading to the backstrip edges and to the top edge and extreme left-hand edge of the front dustwrapper panel. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. A look at archaeological digs, but more specifically the geographic features of the digs; and why taking note of the environment for a potential dig may influence the success (or not) of the archaeological excavation. Part of the Ancient Peoples and Places series -- number 90. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (7), 8-176 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; History. Inventory No: 0111567. Very Good Condition
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Archaeology and Society: Reconstructing the Prehistoric past (University Paperbacks No.1)
Clark, Grahame,
Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1968. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. Preface by author, illustrations within the text, plates, and index. At the beginning of the text there is a double page map of the world showing archaeological sites. The text is illustrated with three inserts, of eight pages each, of black-and-white photography, and, within the text there are numerous black-and-white line drawings, figures and maps. Illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and green and black coloured titles to the back strip. In this book the author "... describes for the general reader how archaeologists go about their work how ancient sites are found, what methods are used to explore them, how fines are dated, and within what limits archaeological evidence is able to tell us how people lived before the dawn of recorded history." from rear panel blurb. Minor creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Sunning of the book panels with some minor marks to the book panels. Uniform tanning of the text block edges. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 272 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Ancient (BC); Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0125689. Good Condition
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Archaeology from the Earth (Pelican Books)
Wheeler, Sir Mortimer ,
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1956. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. list of plates, list of figures, introduction by author, select bibliography and index. Between pages 128 and 129 there are 24 pages of black-and-white photographs / illustrations. Within the text there are a few maps and line drawings. Plain text paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear book panel. "The present book deals in critical fashion with some of the methods whereby the modern archaeologist recovers these buried records, that the same time emphasises their human content." -- from the verso of the front panel. Creasing to the book corners with a reading creases to the back strip. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with browning of the text block edges and pages. Sunning of the back strip and the book feels somewhat "bumpy", due to improper storage. Previous owner's rubber stamp to the lower edge of the front panel. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 252, [4] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; History. Inventory No: 0121562. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
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Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, 10,000 586 B.C.E.
Mazar, Amihai,
ISBN: 038523970X
Doubleday & Co, New York, 1990. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Second hand copy, previous owner had taken them all with archival plastic, but use sticky tape which has aged and torn leaving marks on both front and rear end pages. Has been inscribed by the author on the half title page. No damage other than already indicated. Illustrated with drawings, maps & photographs. Includes a general index and Scriptures index Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Israel; Ancient (BC); ISBN: 038523970X. ISBN/EAN: 9780385239707. Inventory No: 0280549. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
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Archaeology: An Illustrated Introduction (Pelican Books)
Paor, Liam de,
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1967. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Jane MacKay Illustrator. First Edition. list of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography and drawings by Jane MacKay. Colour photographic paperback binding with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the back strip. A small introduction to the art, and detective work, of archaeology and archaeologists. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Age toning of the text block edges along with some stains. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the half title page and original bookseller's rubber stamp to the lower left hand corner of the same page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 111, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Jane MacKay Illustrator. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Inventory No: 0121563. Good Condition
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Archaeology: An Illustrated Introduction (Pelican Books)
Paor, Liam de,
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1967. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Jane MacKay Illustrator. First Edition. list of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography and drawings by Jane MacKay. Colour photographic paperback binding with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the back strip. A small introduction to the art, and detective work, of archaeology and archaeologists. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Original price sticker has been scrubbed out to the top right hand corner of the front panel and there is age toning of the text block edges. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 111, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Jane MacKay Illustrator. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Inventory No: 0121501. Good Condition
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Ark of the Covenant
Gray, Jonathan,
ISBN: 0646300733
Sabbath House, Serpentine, Victoria, 1997. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Self published by the author, the book shows no damage apart from slight rubbing at the bottom right-hand corner of the font panel, dog earing, accidental, of a couple of pages, and a handling mark to the front edge of the text block. Illustrated with a number of black-and-white diagrams & photographs maps. Numerous appendices, references and notes, and the book is indexed. According to the rear panel blurb, the author set out to debunk a claim, and was turned around, and when he started to support the claim of the finding of the Ark of the covenant, some churchmen allegedly tried to murder him and there was political pressure bought to bear. Size: Trade Paperback. VII, 600 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Religion Christianity; Archaeology. ISBN: 0646300733. ISBN/EAN: 9780646300733. Inventory No: 0272991. Very Good Condition
Price: $52.80 (AUD)
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Athens
Hurlimann, Martin & Warner, Rex,
Thames and Hudson, London, 1957. Second Impression
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Second Impression. 625g.; 120 pages, 74 black-and-white photographs, five colour plates historical notes, introductory text by Rex Warner. The gift inscription from a high school to a teacher dated 1957. The rear hinge is soft, and the back strip section has suffered loss of colour from exposure to light. Rubbing to the tips of the boards and the heel of the back strip. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Greece; Inventory No: 0216528. Good
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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Australian Field Archaeology: A Guide to Techniques
Connah, Graham Editor,
ISBN: 0855751363
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, 1983. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Reprint. Preface by editor and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, line drawings, maps and sketches. Photographic paperback binding with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. The methodology and techniques on doing fieldwork archaeology in Australia. A little creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Baiting to the back strip and a little to the rear panel, closest to the back strip. Age toning of the text block edges, and a previous owner has highlighted in yellow some of the text. The highlighting is very faded please see photograph. Third Edition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [6], VII, [1], 182, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0855751363. ISBN/EAN: 9780855751364. Inventory No: 0126205. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
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Autobiographic Sketch of Robert Munro M.A., M.D., LL.D. 21st July, 1835 18th July, 1920
Munro, Robert,
MacLehose, Jackson and Co., Glasgow, 1921. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. VI, 90 pages, + 2 blank; frontispiece photograph. Preface by John Horne, list of author's works, selected list of contributions to societies and journals & literary and scientific distinctions. This autobiographic sketch was written in the year before he passed away while suffering from indifferent health. Both the front and rear end pages are foxed, the top edge of the front paste down, the frontispiece (which is tipped in), and the front edge of their rear paste down shows signs of water damage. All edges of the pages are untrimmed, and browned with age. Light bumping of the corners, and the head and heel of the backstrip. Notwithstanding all this, the book is in good condition for its age. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Anthropology; Biography; Inventory No: 0207892. Good Condition
Price: $120.00 (AUD)
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Avenues to Antiquity: Readings from "Scientific American"
Various Authors,
ISBN: 0716705419
W. H. Freeman, San Francisco, 1976. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Reprint. Preface by Brian M. Fagan, bibliographies and index. The text is illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs, maps and black-and-white illustrations. Illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A collection of 30 articles that were first published in Scientific American which " ... highlights the major controversies, discoveries, and research project in the New World and Old World archaeology." from rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners with quite noticeable rubbing of the book edges and panels. Handling marks and sunny of the edges and there are new levels be seen along the rear spine. age toning of the text block edges with previous owner's sticker to the top right-hand corner of the half title page. Remnants of a sticker to be seen to the lower left-hand corner of the reversal of the front panel. Some of the text has been highlighted, in a yellow colour, which has started to fade. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [7], VIII, [5], 4 - 334 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; History; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0716705419. ISBN/EAN: 9780716705413. Inventory No: 0126203. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Beyond the Inhabited World; Roman Britain (The Mirror of Britain Series)
Thwaite, Anthony,
ISBN: 0233967907
Andre Deutsch, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, practice and introduction by author, bibliography and index. Pale blue coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and the occasional colour photographs and a very occasional black-and-white illustrations. Blue coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper blue and white colour titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black And white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. "From 55 B.C. to 410 A.D. a large area of Britain was part of the great Roman Empire, a well governed enclave, constantly under pressure from neighbouring hostile tribes and pirate raids. the comparative ease with which the Romans establish themselves caused Tacitus to accuse the British mockingly of being caned with novelties which they called civilisation, rights which were really a form of enslavement novelties such as roads, public baths, amphitheatres and central heating. Anthony Thwaite uses surviving examples of Roman civilisation and passages from contemporary writers to give a picture of the impact the coming of the Romans made on Britain, when for four hundred years the country took on a character completely different from the preceding and succeeding ages." from the front fold over panel blurb. Part of The Mirror of Britain Series. the book was price clipped by the publisher who has put a new price sticker on the fold over flat. Otherwise, apart from slight rubbing of the bottom of the spine of the dustjacket there is no damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (11), 12-123, (3) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Britain/UK; Ancient (BC); Archaeology. ISBN: 0233967907. ISBN/EAN: 9780233967905. Inventory No: 0242743. Very Good Condition
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Beyond the Inhabited World; Roman Britain (The Mirror of Britain Series)
Thwaite, Anthony,
ISBN: 0233967907
Andre Deutsch, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, practice and introduction by author, bibliography and index. Pale blue coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and the occasional colour photographs and a very occasional black-and-white illustrations. Blue coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper blue and white colour titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black And white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. "From 55 B.C. to 410 A.D. a large area of Britain was part of the great Roman Empire, a well governed enclave, constantly under pressure from neighbouring hostile tribes and pirate raids. the comparative ease with which the Romans establish themselves caused Tacitus to accuse the British mockingly of being caned with novelties which they called civilisation, rights which were really a form of enslavement novelties such as roads, public baths, amphitheatres and central heating. Anthony Thwaite uses surviving examples of Roman civilisation and passages from contemporary writers to give a picture of the impact the coming of the Romans made on Britain, when for four hundred years the country took on a character completely different from the preceding and succeeding ages." from the front fold over panel blurb. Part of The Mirror of Britain Series. Bumping to the top right-hand corner of the backstrip and rubbing to the book edges. Light age toning of the textblock edges and internal text. Chipping to the top dustwrapper edge and lower backstrip edge. Rubbing to the dustwrapper and foxing can be seen to the fold over panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (11), 12-123, (3) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Britain/UK; Ancient (BC); Archaeology. ISBN: 0233967907. ISBN/EAN: 9780233967905. Inventory No: 0112698. Very Good Condition
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Biblical Archaeology After 30 Years (1948 -1978)
Horn, Siegfried H.,
The Siegfried H. Horn Archaeological Museum, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 1978 . First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Pale tan coloured textured card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel. A lecture given by the author at Andrews University on 22 October 1978, on the occasion of the naming of the Archaeological Museum for him Siegfried H. Horn. A survey of 30 years (1948 -1978) of archaeology studied and done by the author in the field of Biblical studies. Part of "Occasional Papers of the Horn Archaeological Museum, Andrews University", number 1. Rubbing to the book corners and panels with sunning to the first half an inch of the front cover, closest to the spine. Age toning of the pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 36 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Lectures; Inventory No: 0115830. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Borobudur the Buddhist legend in stone
Forman, Bedrich,
ISBN: 0706414446
Octopus, London, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. the spine of the dustjacket has lost some of the protective laminate, and is slightly discoloured. The edges of the dustjacket top and bottom are slightly rubbed with trivial chipping. Ownership sticker on the 1st page, and previous owner's bookplates on the half title page. The rest of the book is free of damage and annotation. The book includes maps, Cross cut, ground plan, an essay by V. J. Zizka, a bibliography and a list of the illustrations (150) Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). 136 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture; Buddhism; Indonesia; Archaeology. ISBN: 0706414446. ISBN/EAN: 9780706414448. Inventory No: 0242225. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good Condition
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Cambridge Ancient History: Plates to Volumes I and II New Edition
Edwards, I.E.S., Et al.,
ISBN: 0521205719
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 1977. New Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. New Edition. XLII, +181 plates in black-and-white. Most plates contain at least two images. Top edge of text block gilt. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; ISBN: 0521205719. ISBN/EAN: 9780521205719. Inventory No: 0212184. Very Good Condition
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China; Before the Han Dynasty: Ancient Peoples and Places
Watson, William,
Readers Union/Thames and Hudson, London, 1963. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Book Club Edition. 685 g.; V, 6 - 264 pages, with a section of 48 pages of black-and-white photographs at the rear of the book, list of illustrations/figures and maps, preface by author, notes on the plates and index. The text is illustrated with the aforementioned photographs, along with 65 black-and-white figures within the text and 3 maps. Green coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed logo of Thames and Hudson on the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Green coloured tint to the top text block edge. Rubbing to the lower book edges and fading to the backstrip edges. Foxing to the top text block edge, panels, and light foxing to the first few and last few pages of the book. Illustrated dustwrappers with light blue coloured background and dark blue titles to the front panel and backstrip. Chipping to the top dustwrapper edge and there is quite significant fading to the backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and there is clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. A book on the archaeology of China up to the Han dynasty. Part of the Ancient Peoples and Places series. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; History -- Ancient ; History -- China ; Inventory No: 0109823. Good
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Chinese Ceramics from Datable Tombs and Some Other Dated Material: A Handbook
Addis, J. M.,
ISBN: 0856670391
Sotheby Parke Bernet , London and New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. a clean copy, the only damage being a slight shadow on the front fold over from the original price sticker. The dust jacket is very slightly rubbed along the edges. There is no other damage to describestop the book is arranged in chronological order with the authors comments beneath each object. Additional material includes a map of China showing major tomb sites and a chronological index. Front fold over blurb Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. XIII, 184 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Arts & Photography; Pottery, Chinese--Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960; Pottery, Chinese--Song-Yuan dynasties, 960-1368; China; Archaeology. ISBN: 0856670391. ISBN/EAN: 9780856670398. Library of Congress No: 79309092. Inventory No: 0261847. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $61.60 (AUD)
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Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii & Herculeaneum
Grant, Michael,
ISBN: 0140043942
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1979. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Second-hand copy, no annotations, no damage, illustrated with many photographs of mosaics and archaeological excavations, indexed, and with maps and plans. The author shows us the two cities, the arts and trades, religion, public and private life, their squares and temples, pubs and brothels, bring them to life once more, after 1900 years frozen in death. Rear panel blurb Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Roman; Early (0-1000 AD); History. ISBN: 0140043942. ISBN/EAN: 9780140043945. Inventory No: 0280551. Very Good Condition
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