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1 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 First 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 First 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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5 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First 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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The Secret of the Hittites - The Discovery of an Ancient Civilization, Ceram, C. W.
6 The Secret of the Hittites - The Discovery of an Ancient Civilization
Ceram, C. W.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. Very clean red cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, line drawings, and maps. 281 pages with bibliography, plus ten-page index. Clean dust jacket has slight age-toning to spine, a few very small chips, closed edge tears. Jacket design by Robert Leydenfrost. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026520

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The Seven Caves - Archaeological Explorations in the Middle East, Coon, Carleton S.
7 The Seven Caves - Archaeological Explorations in the Middle East
Coon, Carleton S.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 First 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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8 Hunter's Half-Moon
Cornwall, Ian
New York Coward McCann 1969 First 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
9 Lost Cities
Cottrell, Leonard
New York Rinehart & Co. 1957 First 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
10 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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From Black Land To Fifth Sun: The Science Of Sacred Sites, Fagan, Brian
11 From Black Land To Fifth Sun: The Science Of Sacred Sites
Fagan, Brian
Reading, Massachusetts Basic Books (Addison-Wesley) 1998 0201959917 / 9780201959918 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Yellow boards with black spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges area clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and maps. 403 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How science is finally beginning to lift the veil on mysterious cave paintings, enigmatic earthworks, and temples--and the religious and spiritual lives of our forebears. 027863

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1600 Years Under the Sea: An Adventure in Marine Archaeology, Falcon-Barker, Captain Ted
12 1600 Years Under the Sea: An Adventure in Marine Archaeology
Falcon-Barker, Captain Ted
New York David McKay 1960 First Hardcover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, hint of slightest soiling to upper board edges and some staining to upper text block page edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with map-illustrated endpapers; previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front paste down. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 225 pages with index. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few tiny closed edge tears, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating chronicle that combines the lure of diving with that of archaeological research. The ancient Greek city of Epidauros lying under the surface of the Adriatic just off the Dalmatian coast was the goal of a group of young English men and women led by Captain Te Falcon-Barker and his wife Bel. 028000

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13 Atlantis: The Truth behind the Legend
Galanopoulos, A. G. And Edward Bacon
Indianapolis/ New York Bobbs Merrill 1969 First 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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Timewalkers: The Prehistory of Global Colonization, Gamble, Clive
14 Timewalkers: The Prehistory of Global Colonization
Gamble, Clive
London Sutton Publishing Ltd 1993 075090321X / 9780750903219 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs, maps and drawings. 309 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, small price clip. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027937

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The Ancient World, Garbini, Giovanni
15 The Ancient World
Garbini, Giovanni
New York - Toronto McGraw Hill 1966 First 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
16 High Dam Over Nubia
Greener, Leslie
New York Viking 1962 First 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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Beyond Stonehenge, Hawkins, Gerald S.
17 Beyond Stonehenge
Hawkins, Gerald S.
Harper & Row 1973 06-011786-9 First 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
18 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 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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Rome of the Caesars, Leonardo B. Dal Maso
19 Rome of the Caesars
Leonardo B. Dal Maso
Rome Bonechi-Edizioni 1978 Later printing Paperback Near Fine 
Large quality-made paperback book with removable mylar cover especially fitted for this book. Size approx. 8-1/4" x 10-1/2". Very clean, no creasing or chipping. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of title page. Gorgeous full color photographs throughout, comparisons of what the ruins of Rome look like today with detailed reconstructions of what they would have looked like in their prime. Foreword by Robert Vighi. 126 pages + index and bibliography. You will see Rome as you have never seen it before. 027334

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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.
20 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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