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Time Detectives: How Archaeologists Use Technology to Recapture the Past

By: FAGAN, Brian M.

Price: $7.40

Publisher: Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 28188

ISBN: 0671793853

Condition: Fine


'How today's archaeologists are revolutionizing our understanding of the past'. 288pp, illustrated. Mint copy in an unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 600g. View more info

Kingdoms of Gold, Kingdoms of Jade: The Americas Before Columbus

By: FAGAN, Brian M.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 043052

ISBN: 0500050627

Condition: Almost 'As New'


'A compelling account of pre-Columbian America - its history and mythology, its archaeology and ethnography. OCLC Number: 223174320. 240 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding showing no spine creases. Only sign of age is a slight point of wear to the tip of the top corner of the front wrapper. See scan. Weight, 690g. View more info

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The Rape of the Nile: Tomb Robbers, Tourists, and Archaeologists in Egypt

By: FAGAN, Brian M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Moyer Bell Ltd: 1992

Edition: Later Edition of 1975

Seller ID: 32094

ISBN: 1559210664

Condition: About 'As New'


Fagan's classic account of the cavalcade of archaeologists, thieves, and sightseers who have flocked to the Nile Valley since ancient times - long considered a benchmark in narrative archaeology. xiv, 407 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm. Includes index. An about 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Wrappers show no marks or wear. Unpacked weight, 704g View more info

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Eyewitness to Discovery: First-Person Accounts of More Than Fifty of the World's Greatest Archaeological Discoveries

By: FAGAN, Brian M. - Editor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 16718

ISBN: 0-19-508141-2

Condition: Fine


Collection of 55 accounts of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries. 493pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Near-new copy. Weight, 1.2kg View more info

Greek Art; the Basis of Later European Art

By: FAIRBANKS, Arthur

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Publishers, New York, 1963:

Seller ID: 4395


A title in the series 'Our Debt to Greece and Rome'. Reprint edition. 12mo, 136pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in cloth, no dustjacket. Clean tight copy. Interior is fresh, boards clean, corners sharp. Near Fine/- View more info

Egyptian Museum Berlin

By: FAY, Biri: A¨gyptisches Museum Berlin (Germany : West)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berlin, A¨gyptisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz: 1990

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 039195

Condition: As New


Fourth Edition of the 'White Catalogue', the official guide to the Agyptisches Museum SMPK, in Berlin. English language text. 162pp, ILlustrated with color plates, diagrams and maps. Bright, fresh copy, unmarked in any way and 'as new'. No internal or external wear. Weight, 730g. View more info

Great Treasures of Pompeii and Herculaneum

By: FEDER, Theodore H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Abbeville Press Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31902

ISBN: 0896590216

Condition: Near Fine


Attractive book featuring the Treasures of Pompei and Herculaneum. 156pp, profusely photo illustrated in color. Bright, clean interior. name i ink to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. No wear to orange cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar except for slight surface damage to top front corner where a price sticker has been clumsily removed. Weight, 930g. View more info

University of Pennsylvania, The Museum Journal, September 1925

By: FERNALD, Helen E. - et al

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Museum: 1925

Edition: Vol. XVI, No. 3

Seller ID: 037168

Condition: Near Fine


Scholarly quarterly. Feature article is - 'Mortuary Figures of the T'ang Dynasty'. Plus - ' A Souvenir of the Great Explorers', 'The Expedition to Palestine', 'The Joint Expedition to Ur'. pp153-208, photo illustrated, one color plate. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No external wear. Weight, 218g. View more info

The Life of Caesar

By: FERRERO, Guglielmo

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1934

Edition: New Abridged Edition [Reset]

Seller ID: 24709

Condition: VG+


Complete history of Julius Caesar's life and times. Translated from the original Italian by A. E. Zimmern. Second impression of a newly reset abridged edition. Owner's signature, of Canadian General and War Hero, Victor Odlum, to ffep. 525pp, frontis portrait. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. No wear to pink cloth which is as bright 'as new'. Dustjacket, is curiously printed on the reverse of another title. It is bright and clean with some edge... View more info

Characters and Events of Roman History from Caesar to Nero

By: FERRERO, Guglielmo

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Putnams: 1909

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 26812

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the French. Subjects covered include - Corruption in Ancient Rome, the Legend of Anthony & Cleopatra, Development of Gaul, Nero, Julia & Tiberius, Wine in Roman History, Social Development of the Roman Empire, Roman History in Modern education. present. Tight VG, top & bottom of spine a little ragged. Interior bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 730g. View more info

Medieval royal palace in Buda Castle

By: FEUER-TOTH, Rozsa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Budapest, Budapest Historical Museum--Castle Museum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037563

Condition: Good VG


Guide to an exhibition staged in the Castle Museum in 1968 by the Budapest Historical Museum and organized by R. Feuer-Toth. OCLC Number: 841994. 68 p. illus. 19 cm. English language text. View more info

The Archeology of the New Testament: The Life of Jesus and the Beginning of the Early Church

By: FINEGAN, Jack

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31810

ISBN: 069103608X

Condition: Fine


This is an illustrated account of what is presently known about the chief sites and monuments connected with the life of Jesus. It begins with an investigation of sites connected with John the Baptist and then proceeds to Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jerusalem, the Mount of Olives, Jericho and many others. a VOLUME IN THE ' Princeton Legacy Library'. lviii, 409 pages, profusely llustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Unpacked ... View more info

Prehistoric Britain and Ireland

By: FORDE-JOHNSTON, James L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 31648

ISBN: 0393056058

Condition: About Fine


A survey of the wide range of prehistoric sites and structures in Great Britain. 208pp, profusely illustrated with b&w photos, diagrams and drawings. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Price clipped dustjacket shows only very slight signs of wear. Weight, 710g. View more info

New Archaeological Finds in China: Discoveries During the Cultural Revolution

By: FOREIGN LANGUAGES PRESS

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1972

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 11370

Condition: About Fine.


An account of 'new archaeological finds' in China during the 1960's. Excellent quality illustrations. 54pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. View more info

Prehistoric Art

By: FORMAN, W. and B., et al

Price: $28.50

Publisher: London, Spring Books:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 08982

Condition: Very Good, or Better


Text by Josef Poulik, translated from the Czech by R. Finlyson Samsour. Prehistoric Art including some recent cave-culture discoveries and subsequent developments up to Roman times. Superb photographs of artifacts. Not dated, but circa late 1950's. 48pp text, 189 photographs, folding color plates. Book has tight binding, clean boards, bright interior. A little wear to cloth at extremities of spine and tips. View more info

The Goddess Vesta and the Temple of Vesta as represented on Roman Coins

By: FORRER, Leonard Steyning

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Spink & Son Ltd.: 1908

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 049745

Condition: VG+


"Reprinted from the "Numismatic Circular, 1908'. 16pp : illustrations ; 25 cm. Bright, clean interior. Previous owner's name - numismatist Ian Macdougall - to the top margin of the title page - otherwise unmarked. Tight, stapled binding. Weight, 40g. Lerttermail rates may apply. View more info

Prehistoric and Early Wales

By: FOSTER, I. LL. and DANIEL, Glyn - Editors

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09051

Condition: Near Fine


Seven articles based pn lectures given at the British School of Archaeology, August, 1959. Wales - in the Stone Age, Neolithic Wales, Bronze Age, early Iron Age, Roman Wales, Wales in 5th to 7th centuries etc.244pp, illustrated. Very clean cloth boards, bright, fresh interior, solid binding. View more info

Images of Prehistory

By: FOWLER, Peter; SHARP, Mick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge Univ Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11350

ISBN: 0521356466

Condition: Fine


This large-format collection of atmospheric images of Britain's prehistoric past is a showcase for the work of one of the country's leading landscape photographers. Accompanied by a text and commentary it should attract both connoisseurs of photography and lovers of archaeology and landscape. 223 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm. An 'as new' copy except for a tiny, invisible tear, closed with acidfree tape, on the top edge of the rear wrapper. Bright, fresh and unmarked with an u... View more info

Illustrated Regional Guides to Ancient Monuments: Volume IV, South Wales and Monmouthshire

By: FOX, Sir Cyril

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1950

Edition: Second Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 13634

Condition: VG+


General survey of the archaeology and the sites and buildings in the care of the Ministry of Works in South Wales and Monmouthshire. 55pp, photo illustrated, folding map. Bright copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket has some edge wear, chips etc. View more info

Archaeological Consulting in Ontario: Papers of the London Conference 1985

By: FOX, William A. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, ON, Ontario Archaeological Society, London Chapter: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35073

ISBN: 0919350127

Condition: VG+


Occasional Publications No. 2 of the London Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society. 114pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding with an uncreased spine. Slight age toning to wrappers. Trace of erased pencil signature to top margin of front wrapper. Weight, 310g. View more info