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1 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History. 011388

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The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation, Baikie, Rev. James
2 The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation
Baikie, Rev. James
Chautauqua, NY The Chautauqua Press 1925 Chautauqua Home Reading Series Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean brown cloth boards with black border decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Very light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrations (photographic plates) throughout. Fold-out map in rear of book. 463 pgs. with index. 8vo. Archaeology. 007370

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3 Atlantis: The Eighth Continent
Berlitz, Charles
New York G. P. Putnam's 1984 0-399-12892-1 / 9780399128929 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to lower front board edge, no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings and maps. 223 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ancient History. 010099

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4 Looking For Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold stamped decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Slight bumping to corner tips, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge chips and small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ancient History. 010617

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Looking for Dilmun, Bibby, Geoffrey
5 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with drawings, photographic plates and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping & wear at top & bottom of spine, slight corner wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great ancient civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 011762

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6 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with 32 pages of halftone photographs, 41 line drawings, and 9 maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer, and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 016006

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Mountains in the Desert, Carl, Louis and Joseph Petit
7 Mountains in the Desert
Carl, Louis and Joseph Petit
Garden City Doubleday 1954 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with excellent full-page photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny closed edge tears at top of spine, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Authors retrace the wanderings of the French Archeological mission which prospected the vast Tefedest mountain range of the Sahara from October 1949 to March 1950, encountering drought, dust, flood, snowstorms, and cantakerous camels. Fascinating reading. 8vo. Adventure. 007667

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The Seven Caves - Archaeological Explorations in the Middle East, Coon, Carleton S.
8 The Seven Caves - Archaeological Explorations in the Middle East
Coon, Carleton S.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrated with 45 photographs, 39 line drawings, and three maps. 338 pages + index. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the hunt for seven caves scattered across the globe from Tangier to Afghanistan. The book contains sensational hypotheses and tentative conclusions about the origins of European culture. 021266

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9 Hunter's Half-Moon
Cornwall, Ian
New York Coward McCann 1969 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Marjorie Maitland Howard, Illustrator 
Very clean illustrated boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated with drawings and maps. 158 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A story of prehistoric civilization for young people, written by an archaeologist. 8vo. Children's. 009454

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Lost Cities, Cottrell, Leonard
10 Lost Cities
Cottrell, Leonard
New York Rinehart & Co. 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with orange cloth spine, white and brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 251 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping to spine edges, a few very short closed edge tears, corner price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. written by eminent British archaeologist and scholar, this book explores the fantastic discoveries of cities and whole civilizations that have been lost to white men for centuries, or survived as tiny settlements atop a buried ruin of incomparable splendor. 8vo. Archaeology. 013832

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Past Worlds - Harper Collins Atlas of Archaelogy, E., Winkleman, B. and others Wyse
11 Past Worlds - Harper Collins Atlas of Archaelogy
E., Winkleman, B. and others Wyse
New York Borders Press / Harpercollins 2001 0723010056 / 9780723010050 Paperback Very Good 
Very largesoftcover book (approx. 10-1/2" x 14"). Clean and bright, unworn. No chipping or fading; one soft crease to rear corner panel. All pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with maps, photos, illustrations, charts. 319 pages with index. 024396

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12 Atlantis: The Truth behind the Legend
Galanopoulos, A. G. And Edward Bacon
Indianapolis/ New York Bobbs Merrill 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with light blue title box, blue metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers decorated with maps (very small previous owner label at top edge of front free endpaper). Beautifully illustrated with color and black & white photographs, drawings and maps. 216 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight corner wear, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 10". Ancient History. 010720

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The Ancient World, Garbini, Giovanni
13 The Ancient World
Garbini, Giovanni
New York - Toronto McGraw Hill 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black clothboards with gold lettering on front and spine. Gold celestial illustration on front. Binding is tight and square. Front top board edge very slightly bumped. Clean endpapers illustrated with Ancient Middle Eastern map. Pages and edges are clean and bright with no writing or marks. 200 illustrations, 102 in full color. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped and has a few small closed edge tears, small 1/4 inch chip at base corner of spine. 176 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 11-1/2". Art History. 014220

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High Dam Over Nubia, Greener, Leslie
14 High Dam Over Nubia
Greener, Leslie
New York Viking 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue and green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers are illustrated with maps; small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 244 pgs. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inner flap, has slight edge wear and small corner chips at top spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Personal account of an archaeological adventure takes place in an intense scene as desperate efforts are made to save ancient relics of great historic importance before the flooding of 300 mile long area with the construction of the High Dam (above the Aswan Dam). 8vo. Archaeology. 015649

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15 The Celtic Riddle: An Archaeological Mystery
Hamilton, Lyn
New York Berkley Prime Crime 2000 0-425-17235-X / 9780425172353 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean beige boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 296 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Mystery. 011200

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Beyond Stonehenge, Hawkins, Gerald S.
16 Beyond Stonehenge
Hawkins, Gerald S.
Harper & Row 1973 06-011786-9 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gray lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, mere hint of corner wear, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Ancient History. 005016

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From the Beginning: Archaeology and Art in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Katz, Karl; P.P. Kahane; Magen Broshi
17 From the Beginning: Archaeology and Art in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Katz, Karl; P.P. Kahane; Magen Broshi
New York Reynal & Co./William Morrow 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean ivory cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square. Decorated endpapers. No names, bookplates or writing inside. Beautifully illustrated with color plates. 286 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift Quality 10" x 7-3/4". Archaeology. 004898

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Voyage to Atlantis: A Firsthand Account of the Scientific Expedition to Solve the Riddle of the Ages, Mavor, James W. Jr.
18 Voyage to Atlantis: A Firsthand Account of the Scientific Expedition to Solve the Riddle of the Ages
Mavor, James W. Jr.
New York G. P. Putnam's 1969 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards wtih gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 320 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has 2-1/2" closed edge tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Exploration of the volcanic Aegean island of Thera as the possible site of Atlantis. 8vo. Ancient History. 011991

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19 Fossils In America: Their Nature, Origin, Identification and Classification, and a range Guide to Collecting Sites
Ransom, Jay Ellis
New York/Evanston/London Harper & Row 1964 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers, with small previous owner name and note about purchase at top edge of front free endpaper . 402 pgs. with index. Illustrated with many photographs and drawings, maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with mere hint of wear at top of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fossils. 010409

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The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years, Shanks, Hershel; James C. Vanderkam; P. Kyle McCarter, Jr.; James A. Sanders
20 The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years
Shanks, Hershel; James C. Vanderkam; P. Kyle McCarter, Jr.; James A. Sanders
Washington, D.C. Biblical Archaeology Society 1991 0-9613089-7-4 / 9780961308971 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 
Very clean softcover book with color illustrated cover (photograph). No creasing or curling. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 85 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. From the Symposium at the Smithsonian Institution October 27, 1990. 8vo. Ancient History. 008395

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