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EXPLORING THE SECRETS OF PERSEPOLIS

By: Breasted, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., National Geographic Society: 1933

Seller ID: 22562


B&W Photographs; This is a DISBOUND article from National Geographic Magazine. This is the actual article, not a photocopy. Text pages are clean, bright and without chips, tears, discoloration or wear. The article consists of forty double-sided text pages with forty black and white photographs and two black and white maps. The author, Charles Breasted, writes about finds in the city of Persepolis (City of Persia) in Persia (which is now Iran and Iraq). Photographs ... View more info

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DEAD CITIES AND FORGOTTEN TRIBES

By: Cooper, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25133


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a small tear to the bottom edge of the title page. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of small chips to the spine ends and there is a three inch mostly closed tear to the bottom edge of the front dust jacket cover. "Throughout the world... View more info

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Pyramids of the New World

By: Judd, Neil Merton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., National Geographic Society: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28323


B&W Photographs; This is a DISBOUND article from National Geographic Magazine. This is the actual article, not a photocopy. Text pages are clean, bright and without chips, tears, discoloration or wear. They do, however, have the necessary staple holes where staples were removed. The article consists of 12 double-sided text pages with 19 black & white photographs. The article is about some of the largest mound building / pyramid sites in the New World including the Py... View more info

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Los Antiguos Mexicanos A Traves de Sus Cronicas Y Cantares

By: Leon-Portilla, Miguel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mexico, Fondo De Cultura Económica: 1972

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 28197


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The text is entirely in SPANISH. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but with some light toning to the edges of the text pages. The dust jacket has some ground-in dirt, light edge wear and some nicking and wear to the laminate. View more info

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The Mute Stones Speak / The Greek Stones Speak The Story of Archaeology in Italy

By: Mackendrick, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1960

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35406


B&W Illustrations; This is a two volume set with a slipcase. The books are in Very Good+ condition and the slipcase is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The slipcase has rubbing to all edges, and the corners have some light bumping and wear. "Classical archaeology in its strictest, most traditional sense applies only to the study of Classical Athenian culture and t... View more info

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The Steppe & The Sown

By: Peake, Harold and Herbert John Fleure

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35317


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates. "Harold John Edward Peake or Harold Peake F. S. A (1867–1946) was a British archaeologist and curator for the West Berkshire Museum. With Herbert ... View more info

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The Way Of The Sea

By: Peake, Harold and Herbert John Fleure

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35331


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends, spine joints and corners of the book covers have some rubbing, bumping and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "Peake is most remembered for his "Prospector Theory" of the diffusionism school within anthropology which argues that a group of sea-voyagers from the Eastern Mediterranean s... View more info

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The Archives of Ebla An Empire Inscribed in Clay

By: Pettinato, Giovanni (with an afterward by Mitchell Dahood, S.J.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1981

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: 29049


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners, along with light sunning to the spine and some toning and spotting to the rear cover. "My first encounter with Ebla was by pure chance. For ten years I had been in Germany, at the University of Heidelberg,... View more info

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One Passion, Two Loves The Story of Heinrich and Sophia Schliemann, Discoverers of Troy

By: Poole, Lynn & Gray

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35642


b ; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge nicks and tears, along with some light rubbing. "Heinrich Schliemann (6 January 1822 – 26 December 1890) was a German businessman and a pioneer in the field of ... View more info

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Peruvian Archaeology

By: Rowe, John Howland and Dorothy Menzel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, CA, Peek Publications: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35287


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and beginning wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "John Howland Rowe (June 10, 1918 – May 1, 2004) was an American archaeologist and anthropologist known for his extensive research on Peru, especial... View more info

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Machines Buildings Weaponry Of Biblical Times A Fascinating Reference of Biblical Times

By: Schwartz, Max

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Fleming H. Revell: 1997

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A35301


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Since serving in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Max Schwartz has worked as a consulting civil engineer and mechanical engineer. Licensed in several states, he's worked jobs from small residential developments to major industrial facilities - from ... View more info

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Roman Life Under The Caesars

By: Thomas, Emile

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35333


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping , rubbing and wear. The spine has some light fading. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have noticeable foxing and toning. The front endpaper has a previous owner's pencilled notation, overlayed by a bookplate (Jean W... View more info

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The Catacombs Of Rome And a History of the Tombs of the Apostles Peter and Paul

By: Treat, John Harvey (A. M. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Old Corner Bookstore, Inc.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35300


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing, bumping and generalized wear, along with some beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. The front free page includes a number of previous owner's inked names and bequeathal information (including a Zimbabwain missionary). "The Catacombs o... View more info

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Precolombian Dermatology & Cosmetology In Mexico

By: Verut, Dominique D. (M.D.) (translated from the Spanish by Barbara Andrade)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Schering Corporation / Chanticleer Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35584


Color Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is one small bump to the bottom rear cover of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some beginning edge wear to the spine ends and corners. "In 1971, during the combined meetings of the Pacific Dermatologic Association and the Mexican Societies of Dermatology in Guadalajara, my wife, Roberta, a... View more info

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Kukulcan The Bearded Conqueror New Mayan Discoveries

By: Willard, T. A. (Theodore Arthur)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Murray and Gee: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35289


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front pastedown page. "Theodore Arthur Willard (1862-1943) was an... Amateur archeologist. Willard published several books on ancient M... View more info