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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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The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe, Barrow, John D.
3 The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe
Barrow, John D.
New York Pantheon 2001 0375420991 / 9780375420993 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in black and white. 361 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating exploration by a foremost mathematician and cosmologist on the nature of nothing. From the origins of zero in ancient India to the early abhorrence and eventual acceptance of the concept of the void by Christianity, he traces the notion through the work of writers and thinkers from the ancient Greeks to our own time. He looks at math, cosmology, theology, and physics to uncover the nothing that is at the heart of most things. 027434

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4 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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New Native American Cuisine - Five-Star Recipes From The Chefs Of Arizona's Kai Restaurant, Betancourt, Marian; with Executive Chef Michael O'Dowd and Chef de Cuisine Jack Strong
5 New Native American Cuisine - Five-Star Recipes From The Chefs Of Arizona's Kai Restaurant
Betancourt, Marian; with Executive Chef Michael O'Dowd and Chef de Cuisine Jack Strong
Globe Pequot Press (Three Forks) 2009 0762748958 / 9780762748952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in dust jacket, SIGNED with Executive Chef's business card laid in. Boldly inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "Cindy, Please enjoy our journ and what our culture is all about - 2010 - M." Pale lavender cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight soiling to bottom board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are strong. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with bright red endpapers. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs of food, and the chefs! 136 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has a couple of spots of soiling at bottom edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book brings ancient cuisine into the modern spotlight with classical culinary techniques with more than 50 delectable recipes from Arizona's Kai Restaurant--the only Native American restaurant in the nation to have achieved AAA Five Diamond and Mobil Five Star status. 026092

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6 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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Looking for Dilmun, Bibby, Geoffrey
7 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First 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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8 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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How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous, Bragg, Georgia
9 How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Bragg, Georgia
Walker (Bloomsbury Imprint) 2012 0802798179 / 9780802798176 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Kevin O'Malley, Illustrator 
Very clean book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with fun drawings by Kevin O'Malley. 184 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Can't lick death, might as well have fun with it! Over the course of history, men and women have lived and died. Here are the stories of famous deaths from King Tut's ancient autopsy to Henry VIII's explosive demise to Albert Einstein's great brain escape, these pages contain all the gory details of the awful ends of nineteen awfully famous people. 026026

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The Great Vintage Wine Book, Broadbent, Michael
10 The Great Vintage Wine Book
Broadbent, Michael
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1980 0394510992 / 9780394510996 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean unfaded dark green boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, clean black cloth spine with bright gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slightest hint of wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A unique work reflecting a lifetime's study of fine wine by one of the world's foremost wine experts. A list of great wines and great vintages that will probably never be rivaled -- the fading glories of the ancient classics (wines going back as far as 1653), first-hand accounts of an astonishing number of Bordeaux wines both red and white, extensive notes on old burgundies, hock, port, champagne, sherry and madeira, and other rare wines. 017710

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Flat Rock Journal: A Day in the Ozark Mountains, Carey, Ken
11 Flat Rock Journal: A Day in the Ozark Mountains
Carey, Ken
Harpercollins 1994 0062510061 / 9780062510068 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with gray-beige cloth spine, stamped metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Text design and page decorations by Eric Holub. 230 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A memoir of place, relationships, and the hardships and delights of rural life, Ken Carey's journal of a daylong spiritual journey through the forest instills a sense of ancient geologic time, wonder for the natural environment, and a heartfelt appreciation for human nature. 026540

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Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I, Cartland, Barbara
12 Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I
Cartland, Barbara
England 1979 Paperback Very Good+ Signed
11" x 14" framed color photograph of author Barbara Cartland standing in front of a huge and ancient tree planted by Queen Elizabeth I of England, with her autograph below it (Love, Barbara Cartland), and a "Lucky Oak Leaf" from the tree in a see-through custom printed envelope below that. Also a typed 5-paragraph note from Barbara Cartland on her personal stationery on rear of framed picture regarding the oak leaf keepsake. Also included are three paperback romance novels by Miss Cartland in excellent condition (titles: The Prude and the Prodigal - Bantam, first printing,October, 1980; A Circus for Love - Pan, first printing, 1987; The Ghost Who Fell in Love, Bantam, first printing, 1979). After her death in May of 2000, Dame Barbara Cartland was interred at her private estate in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, under this very tree that had been planted by Queen Elizabeth I. Miss Cartland was the world's most prolific novelist who wrote 723 books in her lifetime, of which no less than 644 were romantic novels with worldwide sales of over 1 billion copies and her books were translated into 36 different languages. She also wrote historical biographies, 6 autobiographies, theatrical plays and books of advice on life, love, vitamins and cookery. In January, 1988, Cartland received the Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris, the highest honour of the city of Paris, for publishing 25 million books in France. She wrote her last book at age 97 and died just shy of her 99th birthday in May of 2000. 024117

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The Secret of the Hittites - The Discovery of an Ancient Civilization, Ceram, C. W.
13 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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14 China Today and Her Ancient Treasures
Cohen, Joan Lebold and Jerome Alan Cohen
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1975 0-8109-0157-9 / 9780810901575 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean, lovely burgundy silk cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 399 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 357 illustrations, including 336 plates in full color. Folio. China. 007206

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
15 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
New York Heritage Press 1945 Hardcover Near Fine Edward A. Wilson, Illustrator 
Very clean, unworn book in original slipcase, publisher's "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Illustrated paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated iin color by Edward A. Wilson. With an Introduction by John Livingston Lowes. Clean brown paper-covered slipcase is sturdy, has some edge wear. Size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". 027127

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Lost Cities, Cottrell, Leonard
16 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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Sutures In Ancient Surgery, Davis and Geck
17 Sutures In Ancient Surgery
Davis and Geck
Brooklyn Davis & Geck, Inc. 1927 First Very Good+ 
28 beautiful monochrome plates on cream-colored stock depicting historical surgeries and each one is attributed to the performing surgeon, dated 1927-1942, in original softcover portfolio with gilt lettering on cover. All plates are unworn, a few have very faint waterstain to left edge. Brown marbled paper portfolio cover has slight edge wear. Landmark surgeries such as Caesarean sections and repairing skull fractures. 027495

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Exploration in Texas, Ancient & Otherwise with Thoughts on the Nature of Evidence, Davis, John L.
18 Exploration in Texas, Ancient & Otherwise with Thoughts on the Nature of Evidence
Davis, John L.
San Antonio, TX The University of Texas 1984 086701-018-5 / 9780867010183 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in clean dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner names or bookplates. Clean orange-brown endpapers. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page. 136 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps, photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 10-1/2". 010903

Price: 65.00 USD
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Mascots - Military Mascots from Ancient Egypt to Modern Korea, Downey, Fairfax
19 Mascots - Military Mascots from Ancient Egypt to Modern Korea
Downey, Fairfax
New York Coward McCann 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Closed 2" edge tear to page 141. Illustrated by Augusto Marin. 141 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The well-loved pets of military units from the time of ancient Egypt to 1954. 020511

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Past Worlds - Harper Collins Atlas of Archaelogy, E., Winkleman, B. and others Wyse
20 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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