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1 Glass and Glazes from Ancient Egypt 
New York NY Brooklyn Museum 1948 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Historical survey, concentrated on the Brooklyn Museum's collection, of the use of glass and glazing in Egyptian art and reliquary. 30 b&w photos of sarcophagi, jars, amulets, and more. Book Condition : Good; stain to right edge of title page effecting first few pages; discoloration along spine and edges; crease to top right corner of cover and inside pages; no markings to text. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 The Thread of Ariadne: The Labyrinth of the Calendar of Minos Charles F. Herberger
New York NY Philosophical Library 1972 0802220894 / 9780802220899 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Based on the deciphering of a solar-lunar calendar from the Palace of Minos in Crete, this work expounds on the centrality of the ritual calendar to Minoan religion, mythology, and sacred kingship. Topics include Theseus and Araidne, the Pillars of Hercules, the Hyperboreans, and much more in Minoan and Greek mythology. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; very light spine end and cover corner wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light rubbing; price sticker at top right front cover. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3 Glastonbury Abbey: Fifth Report on the Discoveries Made During the Excavations F. Bligh Bond
Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society 1912 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
16 pp. side-stapled booklet containing a reprint of a 1912 journal article. Bond believed that Glastonbury Abbey, sometimes associated with Arthurian and Grail legends, and other medieval buildings were built according to gematria (alpha numberic cipher). Bond also used psychic archaelology, guided in his excavation by mediums claiming to have ocontact with deceased monks from the abbey. Multiple b&w and color illustrations. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; cover corner curling; small rust spots near staples. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Data Recovery Excavations at the Blueberry Hill Prehistoric Site (7K-C-107), Heite, Edward F. and Cara L. Blume
4 Data Recovery Excavations at the Blueberry Hill Prehistoric Site (7K-C-107) Heite, Edward F. and Cara L. Blume
Dover DE Delaware Dept. of Transportation, Division of Planning, Location and Environmental Studies Office 1995 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a report of Phase III Archaeological data recovery at the prehistoric site along the proposed course Scarborough Road in the city of Dover, Kent County, Delaware. Blueberry Hill proved to be well preserved in spite of intrusions from cultivation and construction. After Phrase II investigation was completed the site was determined to be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Delaware Department of Transportation Archaeology Series Number 130. Large softcover with 193 pages. Book Condition : Good; Pages are clean and bright with no markings or tears. There is light bending (not full crease) to corner of most pages. Cover is clean with some shelf wear and light creasing. Binding is tight . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Egyptian Pottery (Shire Egyptology) Hope, Colin
Aylesbury, England Shire Publications Ltd 1987 0852638523 / 9780852638521 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Survey of ancient Egyptian pottery, its functionality, the makers as well as the manufacturing process, and its role in the study of Ancient Egypt, are all discussed. Many b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks, former owner's name marked out on top of title page; light wear to cover edges; price sticker on bottom left rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Archaeologist at Work : A Story in Pictures Kinsey, W. Fred III
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1964 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Photo essay (26 b&w photos) on basic archaeological methods at a dig site. Focus of research was a Susquehannock Indian burial site in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Good+; former owner's name inside cover, no text markings; light creasing to covers; some cover corner curling and page tip creasing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 The Holocene: An Environmental History Neil Roberts
New York NY Blackwell Pub 1989 0631145753 / 9780631145752 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Library Binding. 227 pp. w/ b&w photos and figures throughout. Survey work, with an interdisciplinary approach (geology, ecology, archaeology), to the post-glacial period. Book Condition: Good, Ex-College Library; library binding; no text marks, bookplate inside front cover; slip and label on rear free end paper; bumping to spine ends; light toning around some page edges. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Acropolis of Athens, Panoutsos, A.
8 The Acropolis of Athens Panoutsos, A.
Athens, Greece Demetra Sigala Edition Unstated Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
32-page softcover with glossy card covers, 12mo - over 6" - 7 " tall. Includes a color fold-out map attached to rear cover. Published by Demetra Sigala, no date shown (c1960). History and guidebook of the Acropolis. Greek text by A. Panoutsos, Designs and Map by Zaschos Skardiakos, Photographs by N. Stournaras. Condition: Good; previous owner's names and stampings inside front cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. The last 8 pages have some wear, chipping, and small tears to top edge. Covers have some scuffing, light creasing, corner creasing and edge wear. Map is unmarked with light edge wear. Paperback 0 
Price: 15.00 USD
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