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Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology, Ceram, C. W.; E. B. Garside (Translated from the German by)
1 Ceram, C. W.; E. B. Garside (Translated from the German by) Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First American Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
later printing, 1954. Xi, [3], 428, i-xvi. 72 line drawings, maps, and 49 B&W photographs. C. W. Ceram (1915 –1972) was the pseudonym of German journalist and author Kurt Wilhelm Marek, known for his popular works about archaeology. He chose to write under a pseudonym to distance himself from his earlier work as a propagandist for the Third Reich. Ceram wrote his most famous book, published in 28 languages and in English as Gods, Graves and Scholars in 1951. It is still published today. Accredited with making archaeology popular in the mid-twentieth century, he is highly regarded in archaeological circles; ‘The Ceram Prize’ is awarded to those who excel in archaeology. He is also responsible for this famous quote; "Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple."; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 446 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology, Ceram, C. W.; E. B. Garside (Translated from the German by)
2 Ceram, C. W.; E. B. Garside (Translated from the German by) Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First American Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
later printing, 1964. Xi, [3], 428, i-xvi. "With 72 line drawings, maps, and 49 photographic illustrations." Dust soiled edges, light shelf wear to both book and jacket. A bit shaky but remains a sound copy. C. W. Ceram (1915 –1972) was the pseudonym of German journalist and author Kurt Wilhelm Marek, known for his popular works about archaeology. He chose to write under a pseudonym to distance himself from his earlier work as a propagandist for the Third Reich. Ceram wrote his most famous book, published in 28 languages and in English as Gods, Graves and Scholars in 1951. It is still published today. Accredited with making archaeology popular in the mid-twentieth century, he is highly regarded in archaeological circles; ‘The Ceram Prize’ is awarded to those who excel in archaeology. He is also responsible for this famous quote; "Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple."; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 446 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Masterpieces of Chinese Art, Cooper, Rhonda &  Jeffrey Cooper
3 Cooper, Rhonda & Jeffrey Cooper Masterpieces of Chinese Art
Todtri Productions Limited 1997 0765191512 / 9780765191519 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Pictorial hard cover in matching jacket. 128 pp. 105 Illustrations. About near fine with minor shelf wear to boards along with some roll and tone to the jacket edges. An overview of the artistic master-pieces of chinese civilization from the Neolithic period to the twentieth century, encompassing sculpture, paintings, drawings, and pottery. ; 12.20 X 8.80 X 0.70 inches; 128 pages 
Price: 16.20 USD
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The Evolution of Man and Society, Darlington, C. D.
4 Darlington, C. D. The Evolution of Man and Society
New York Simon & Schuster 1969 First American Hardcover Good 
753 pp. Illustrated with maps, tables and graphs. Bibliography. Index. Blue cloth now faded and edge shelf worn; remains tight. Map endpages w/o ownership marks. A very good usable copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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New Letters: A Magazine of Fine Writing Volume 39, Number 3, March, 1973, David Ray (Editor)
5 David Ray (Editor) New Letters: A Magazine of Fine Writing Volume 39, Number 3, March, 1973
Kansas City, MO University of Missouri 1973 Softcover Very Good 
Paper wraps. 89 pp. Scuffed cover; lightly toned edges. Clean, solid copy. Includes works by award winning poets and writters: Carl Dennis; E. L. Mayo; Rose Graubart Ignato; Robert Slater; Robert M. Farnsworth; Lloyd J. Reynolds; Robert Gibb; Tom Crawford; R. P. Dickey; Henry H. Roth; Robert Bly; Roy P. Blasler. Reviews & Notes. ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Seminole Music : Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 161, Densmore, Frances
6 Densmore, Frances Seminole Music : Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 161
Washington Government Printing Office 1956 Hardcover Near Fine 
Brown cloth with gilt spine title and Smithsonian seal embossed on the front panel. xxviii, 223 pp. [14 plates] with 43 b&w photographs; and frontispiece. Small 1" x 1/2" name plate inked out inside the cover, no other markings. Top edge soil, ends bumped. A nice copy. Frances Densmore was an American anthropologist and ethnographer. She devoted over 50 years of study and preservation of Native American music amassing a collection of thousands of song recordings, including 2400 transcribed songs In collaboration with the Bureau of American Ethnology of the Smithsonian. Densmore "aspired to prevent the misrepresentation of Indian music in the media and the underrepresentation of true Indian music in scientific inquiry, and she suggested that the two were linked." (Smithsonian Institute.) ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Archeology of Eastern Utah: With special reference to The Fremont Culture., Dorman, J. Eldon
7 Dorman, J. Eldon The Archeology of Eastern Utah: With special reference to The Fremont Culture.
Price, UT College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum 1983 Softcover Very Good 
"A Guide Book for the Amateur." Third printing. Original paper wraps with cloth spine strip. 81 pp. w/b&w illustrations, graphs and tables. Includes informative background information written by Dorman on the various Native American people groups that have lived in the area and a compilation of previously published related articles, letters, maps photographs, tables etc. Included within it's original attached sleave is the paper cover booklet "Beehive History 3." Utah State Historical Society, 1978. 31 pp. 8vo. Color cover & illustrations. ; 8vo 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Roll Call of the Iroquois Chiefs : A Study of a Mnemonic Cane from the Six Nations Reserve (With Plates), Fenton, William
8 Fenton, William The Roll Call of the Iroquois Chiefs : A Study of a Mnemonic Cane from the Six Nations Reserve (With Plates)
Washington Smithsonian Institution 1950 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Original brown paper wraps with black lettering. Pp iv, 73, + plates. Illust., folding charts and tables. Footnotes & Bibliography. Clean bright pages, some pages remain uncut. Title page has a short closed tear. Edges worn. Subject is The religious aspects of Iroquois Indians rites and ceremonies (use of) staffs (sticks, canes, etc.) This monograph sets the historical and cultural context for canes, specifically a condolence cane collected about 1920 from Six Nations of the Grand River. In this important work Fenton presents the list of Six Nations Chiefs as recorded on the condolence cane. He describes its function; and provides an interpretation of the pictographs on the cane. A foldout diagram of the cane is provided. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Volume 111, Number 15. February 16, 1950. ; 8vo 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Fishbourne The Roman Palace and Its History, No Author
9 No Author Fishbourne The Roman Palace and Its History
(England) N.D. Softcover Very Good 
c1970's. Cream covers, bound with two staples, stamped in blind. General soil and age tone. Illustrated in color and black and white. Introduces the history before the Romans and the discovery process at Fishbourne continuing with the archaeological find details the large Roman site. ; 8vo 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Burgess Shale, Whittington, H. B.
10 Whittington, H. B. The Burgess Shale
Yale Univ Pr 1985 0300033486 / 9780300033489 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in blue cloth boards, in Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Protective cover. "In 1909, a discovery was made in southwestern Canada that turned out to be the richest fossil record yet found from the Cambrian Era. Slides of soft mud had covered a single area rather quickly, then hardened to form what is known as the Burgess Shale. Trapped in this formation were hundreds of well-preserved invertebrates that had lived from 500 million to over 600 million years ago." ; 9.30 X 6.20 X 0.80 inches; 168 pp pages 
Price: 85.50 USD
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