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Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research (Lot of 6,Covering 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 11th and 12th Harvard-Cornell Archaeological Expeditions at Sardis 1964-70)

By: Hanfmann, George M.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Jordan, American Schools of Oriental Research:

Seller ID: 18503

Condition: Near Fine


Lot of six including Number 174, April, 1964; Number 177, Feb. 1965; Number 182, April 1966; Number 186, April 1967; Number 187, October 1967; and Number 199, October 1970. Clean as a whistle inside and out with just a small bit of tiny writing to upper fornt corner of each. Contents pristine. Illustrated with maps, charts and photographs. All concern the same archaeological exacavations conducted by Harvard and Cornell in association with the Corning Glass Museum. Comp... View more info

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Greeks, Celts and Romans Volume One (Archaeology Into History Series)

By: Hawkes, Christopher and Sonia (editors)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, J.m. Dent & Sons: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27192

ISBN: 0460078429

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is clean and attractive with no names or writing and no bumps to board. Jacket shows just a small wrinkle to top of spine and a few chips to bottom edge, but no price clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Measures 8"x10" and has 162 pages. Indexed. Drawings, pristine fold-outs and black and white photos. Not often found. View more info

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The International Journal of Korean Art and Archaeology (Volume 01, 2007 Premier Issue in English)

By: Hongnam, Kim (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, National Museum of Korea: 2007

Edition: Volume 001

Seller ID: 28224

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean and tightly bound journal with just a tiny tear to top of spine which I reglued and is holding well. This is a heavy magazine measuring 8-3/4" x 12" pronted on substantial paper. No numbering of pages, but they measure 1/2" thick. Articles include: The Bronze culture of Korea; The Life and Art of Kim Hong-do; The Influence of Baekje on Ancient Japan; The Architectural Theories and Planning Concepts of Seongyojang; Goryeo Celadon in Japan; and A Prospective on ... View more info

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petroglyphs of ohio

By: james l. swauger

Price: $59.00

Publisher: D13 publishers: 2010

Edition: REPRINT

Inscription: NONE

Seller ID: 7009

ISBN: 978-0-615-40947-4

Condition: FINE


A COMPREHENSIVE ACCOUNT OF ALL RECOGNIZED PETROGLYPHS IN OHIO. FOR EACH OF 56 LOCATIONS, THE AUTHOR PROVIDES MAPS ,PHOTOGRAPHS, AND LINE DRAWINGS, A SUMMARY OF HISTORICAL ACCOUNTS, AND DISCUSSION OF THE FIGURES INVOLVED ,POSSIBLE SIGNIFICANCEAND METHODS OF CREATION View more info

The Archaeology of Society in the Holy Land

By: Levy. Thomas E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Facts On File: 1984

Seller ID: 16617K

ISBN: 0816028559

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, clean, beautiful copy. No names or writing and no tears or chips to dustjacket which is protected by brand new mylar cover. Attractive tan and white decorative endpapers. A comprehensive guide which takes a different spin on the archaeology of the Holy Land by approaching from an anthropolgical and socioeconomic perspective, Explores the material culture of every period up to the 20th century. Includes maps and "windows" at the end of each chapter to highl... View more info

Archaeology at Franklin Court

By: Liggett, Barbara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The McFarland Company: 1973

Seller ID: 20836RC

Condition: Very Good


Beautifully produced book featuring raised lettering at face, white on white, and a paste-on illustration of a blue and white bowl. Color photo at frontis protected by clean acetate. Lovely color photographs and drawings throughout. Discusses the excavation of a Philadelphia area in which three of the lots were owned by Benjamin Franklin. Book measures 9" square. View more info

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Ohio Archaeologist 1987 (Four Issues, Full Run)

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, The Archaeological Society of Ohio: 1987

Edition: Volume 37, Nos. 1,2,3,4

Seller ID: 24922

Condition: Very Good


Four very nice, clean magazines with no mailing labels or names. Measure 9"x11" and illustrated profusely, primarily in black and white, but also some color. Among the topics covered are: the Serpent Mound revisited; the Miami and Illinois Indians and the Journal of Father Marquette; an analysis of the maps of the Serpent Mound; the wampum belt of the Green Ville Treaty; the Bremen earthworks of Fairfield County; Cincinnati's Wild West; and Ohio's white-tail dee... View more info

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Ohio Archaeologist 1988 (Four Issues, Full Run)

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, The Archaeological Society of Ohio: 1988

Edition: Volume 38, Nos. 1,2,3,4

Seller ID: 24923

Condition: Very Good


Four very nice, clean magazines with no mailing labels or names. Measure 9"x11" and illustrated profusely, primarily in black and white, but also some color. Among the topics covered are: Fort Ancient pottery; the butterfly bannerstone; the Ohio Shawnees 1787-1792; the Serpent Mound eclipse hypothesis and ancient eclipse paths at the Serpent Mound; Full run for 1987 also available with much info on Serpent Mound. View more info

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The New Acropolis Museum; Design and Original Exhibits from the Acropolis Collection

By: No Author Stated

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alexander S. Onassis Benefit Foundation; Orgnization for the Construction of the New Acropolis Museum: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27614

Condition: Fine


This is an exhibition catalog of great beauty which explores the architecture of Bernard Tschumi and his new museum as well as its ancient treasures. The catalog was published for the exhibition which was held from March 6 to April 9, 2003 with the help of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture. The catalog measures 8-1/2" high and 11" across with 31 pages. Very nice quality paper and a subdued palette make for an elegant publication. The exhibit was in the U.S., but the museu... View more info

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There Goes the Neighborhood: 10 Buildings People Loved to Hate (SIGNED)

By: Rubin, Susan Goldman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Holiday House: 2001

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 27186TB

ISBN: 0823414353

Condition: Very Good


Book is very clean and attractive, written for children and published by the childrens' publisher, Holdiay House. Handsome photographs and drawings throughout rendered in blue. A sprightly text adds to the pleasure of the story of ten buildings that got a lot of criticism when they were built. Author's signature appears at front free endpaper on a Holiday House bookplate without inscription. The bookplate appears to have been folded at one time and shows a little dried... View more info

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Quantifying Archaeology

By: Shennan, Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Irvington-On-Hudson, New York, U.S.A., Edinburgh Univ Press: 1988

Seller ID: 25967TB

ISBN: 0126398607

Condition: Fine


Book itiself is as new -- bright, clean green boards with pristine pages and page edges. No bumps to corners. Jacket is likewise pristine and is without tears or chips. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. No names or writing. The author introduces the most important quantitative methods from the initial description of archaeological data to techniques oif multivariate, analysis. 364 pages including index. View more info

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Reading Greek Vases

By: Steiner, Ann

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2007

Seller ID: 17186A

ISBN: 0521825229

Condition: New


Crisp BRAND NEW still in orginal publisher's shrinkwrap.. The first comprehensive study of the role of repetition beyond aesthetic value as part of a code which conveys meaning to the viewer. The author relies on theoretical background provided through information theory and narratology to uncover the different types of meaning that the early vase painters created through their use of repetition. She uses the reading of painted verbal inscriptions as a springboard to dem... View more info

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London's Archaeological Secrets

By: Thomas, Chris (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27536TB

ISBN: 0300095163

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean with no bumps to boards, no names or writing and no tears or chips to dustjacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 8-3/4" x 10-3/4" and has 154 pages. The text draws its information from both research and exacavations conducted by the Museum of London Archaeology Service during the past quarter century. Lavisl;y illustrated in color throughout. View more info

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The Riker Site

By: Vietzen, Col. Raymond C.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sugar Creek, Ohio, Sugar Creek Valley Chapter Ohio Archaeological Society: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25568

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book. Pumpkin colored boards and matching dustjacket are crisp, bright and as fresh as the day they were published. No names or writing and no tears or chips. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book is printed on quality coated paper and lavishly illustrated with black and white photographs of the eight year dig which resulted in numerous artifacts dating from 500 B.C. to 1475 A.D., as well as more than 150 burials. Book has 207 pages.. View more info

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Shakin' the Bushes; From Paleo to Historic Indians

By: Vietzen, Col. Raymond C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elyria, Ohio, White Horse Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27318

Condition: Fine


Book itself is clean and bright with no names or writing or bumps to boards. Dustjacket is likewise clean with just tiny mark to outer edge of front cover. Measures 6-1/4"x9-1/4" and has 278 pages. Illustrated profisely with black and white photographs and drawings. Among the many topics are the Paleolithic Period, Glacial Kame Work, Riker Site, Kentucky's Dickerson Cave, Cahokia Mound and Ohio Bannerstones. View more info

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The Old Warrior Speaks; Sixty Years in Archaeology

By: Vietzen, Raymond

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Elyria, Ohio, Whitehorse Publishers: 1981

Seller ID: 19349GO

Condition: Fine


Book itself is clean and bright with no names or writing and no fault to red boards or to pages. Dustjacket shows two small tears to bottom back edge and a crease and one small tear to bottom front edge, but is most handsome in brand new mylar. A compendoium of photos, documents, letters and memories by an Ohio archaeologist who also owned and operated the Indian Ridge Museum in Elyria, Ohio for many years. Noted expert on Native American artifacts. View more info

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Archaeology Around the Great Lakes; Also Gen. G.A. Custer and the Indian Leaders

By: Vietzen, Raymond C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Elyria, Ohio, White Horse Publishers: 1987

Edition: No Edition Stated

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 12,865A

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome book with pebbled red boards and shiny gilt lettering. Measures 8-3.4" x 11-1/2" and has 160 pages. Contents pristine. Book is SIGNED ans inscribed thus: To ------- Sincerelym Raymond C. Vietzen." Dustjacket is crisp and without defect, save a small closed tear to top edge of back. Illustrated with photos and drawings. The late author was well-known in Ohio for his archeological digs and also for the Indian Ridge Museum located in Elyria. View more info

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Yesterday's Ohioans

By: Vietzen, Raymond C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Elyria, Ohio, Col. Raymond C. Vietzen: 1973

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23835

Condition: Fine


The book is clean and beautiful, but lacking it's dustjacket, though he boards are covered with a clean, crisp khaki cloth and nice gilding to the design, the title, and the author's name. The book measures 9-1/4" x 12-1/4" an dhas 272 pages. The author is best known for his archaeology books, but he also was interested in Native Americans. both subjects are in this volume, but tNative Americans win this one! There are many beautiful photograhps throughout accompanyi... View more info

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Sixty Years of Southwestern Archaeology: A History of the Pecos Conference

By: Woodbury, Richard B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Press: 1993

Seller ID: 27061TB

ISBN: 0826314112

Condition: Fine


Beautiful, crisp book which appears unread. Only fault is a stamp to upper corner of front free endpaper bearing the names of the former owners. We will provide a brand new bookplate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. Jacket will also arrive in brand new mylar cover.. The Pecos Conference of 1927 was the first regional archaeological conference to be held in the United States. Year after year it continued with no dues, no permanent officers, no treasury and no headqu... View more info