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The Teaching Stones of the Outcast Tribe, Aboriginal Culture Abroad
1 Aboriginal Culture Abroad The Teaching Stones of the Outcast Tribe
Wembley WA Aboriginal Culture Abroad (Australia) Pty. Ltd 1988 0947260048 / 9780947260040 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio 
159 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Previous owner's gift note to front flyleaf. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour photos throughout. "The teaching stones, despite their simple form, have a deep inner significance which escapes the uninitiated observer. For the first time, the secrets of some of the stones have been revealed." [NOTE: This book is generally considered to be a fraud.] 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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2 Allegro, John Lost Gods
London Sphere / Abacus 1978 0722104928 / 9780722104927 Reprint Paperback Fair Duodecimo 
208 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Although spine is "cracked" between pgs. 100 and 101, no pages are loose and binding is otherwise solid. Yellowing to edges of text block. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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3 Barnard, Noel Archaeic Chinese Bronzes in Australian and New Zealand Collections
Melbourne National Gallery of Victoria 1975 0724100164 / 9780724100163 First Paperback Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
72pp. Numerous b&w photos and illustratons, and some colour photos with transparent overlays. Includes guide to collections. Book is in excellent condition with only very minor edgewear to wraps. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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On Hadrian's Wall.  Vindolanda: Roman Fort and Settlement, Birley, Robin
4 Birley, Robin On Hadrian's Wall. Vindolanda: Roman Fort and Settlement
London Thames and Hudson 1977 0500390142 / 9780500390146 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
184 pp. Light foxing to top edge of pages, very minor shelfwear to book and unclipped jacket. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with 99 colour and b/w plates, 43 line drawings, 2 maps. New Aspects of Antiquity series, edited by Sir Mortimer Wheeler. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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5 Bonyhady, Tim (ed.) & Griffiths, Tom Prehistory to Politics: John Mulvaney, The Humanities and the Public Intellectual
Carlton, Victoria, Australia Melbourne University Press 1997 052284748X / 9780522847482 Reprint Paperback Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, 271 pp. B&W plates section. "...a history of ideas and a book about their implementation." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Uncovering Australia: Archaeology, Indigenous People and the Public, Colley, Sarah
6 Colley, Sarah Uncovering Australia: Archaeology, Indigenous People and the Public
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin 2002 1865082090 / 9781865082097 First paperback Near Fine Octavo 
251 pp. Very light scuffing to edges of text block. Internally as new. "The last three decades have been times of confrontation, compromise and uneasy reconciliation between archaeologists, Indigenous people, governments and others with a stake in cultural places." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Origins of Europe: Four New Studies in Archaeology and History, Collins, Desmond, editor
7 Collins, Desmond, editor The Origins of Europe: Four New Studies in Archaeology and History
London Allen and Unwin 1975 0049400452 / 9780049400450 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
347 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dj. Corners of boards slightly bumped; spine a little canted. Foxing to upper edge of text block. Prev. owner's inked name to ffep. Light creasing to upper margin of first ten or so pages. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings, maps, diagrams, plans in the text and photos in plates. Bibliography, index. Contributions by Desmond Collins, Ruth Whitehouse, Martin Henig, David Whitehouse. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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8 Cruickshank, Dan, and David Vincent People, Places and Treasure Under Fire in Afghanistan, Iraq and Israel
London BBC Books 2003 0563487682 / 9780563487685 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
224 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped. Illustrated with colour photographs. Published to accompany a series of documentaries broadcast on BBC2 in 2002/3. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Prehistoric Europe: An Illustrated History, Cunliffe, Barry, editor
9 Cunliffe, Barry, editor Prehistoric Europe: An Illustrated History
Oxford Oxford University Press 1998 0192880632 / 9780192880635 Reprint Paperback Very Good Large Octavo 
532 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated wraps. A few splotches to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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10 Eydoux, Henri-Paul. Joan White (tran.) History of Archaeological Discoveries
London Leisure Arts Ltd. 1966 First English Translation Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
112 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Ancient World: Unlocking the Secrets of Past Civilizations, Fagan, Brian M., editor
11 Fagan, Brian M., editor The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Ancient World: Unlocking the Secrets of Past Civilizations
London Thames & Hudson 2001 0500510504 / 9780500510506 First Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
304 pp. Slight curl to lower front corner of illustrated wraps. Superficial crease to spine (binding is solid). Faint yellowing to back cover. Internally as new. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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12 Flood, Josephine Archaeology of the Dreamtime: The Story of Prehistoric Australia and Her People
Sydney and London Collins 1984 0002172968 / 9780002172967 Reprint Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
288 pgs. Cover very slightly scuffed and creased. Light creases to spine. Interior bright, clean and tightly bound. Maps, drawings, photos (including some colour plates). Appendix (Radiocarbon dates reference list), notes, glossary, further reading. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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13 Fowles, John & Barry, Brukoff The Enigma of Stonehenge
London Johnathan Cape 1980 0224016180 / 9780224016186 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
126 pp. Colour and b&w photos throughout. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. Boards with very light edgewear. Dustjacket with edgewear, some small areas of damage, and a ~5cm cut to the rear cover portion. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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14 Grabsky, Phil The Lost Temple of Java
London Seven Dials / Cassell 2000 1841880582 / 9781841880587 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Large Octavo 
144 pp. Tiny chip to upper edge of spine. Gatefold flaps. Illustrated in colour and b/w. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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15 Gregg, Susan Alling Foragers and Farmers: Population Interaction and Agricultural Expansion in Prehistoric Europe
Chicago / London The University of Chicago Press 1988 0226307360 / 9780226307367 First Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, 276 pp. Light general wear to wraps. First few pages a little bumped at lower front corner. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. Prehistoric Archeology and Ecology Series, edited by Karl W. Butzer and Leslie G. Freeman. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Pre-Columbian Cities, Hardoy, Jorge E.
16 Hardoy, Jorge E. Pre-Columbian Cities
London Allen & Unwin 1973 0047220015 / 9780047220012 First British Hard Cover Very Good Good Small Quarto 
602 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block A little scuffing to cloth boards. Internally unmarked, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations (photos, maps, plans, diagrams, etc) throughout. Bibliography; Index. "The inclusive coverage makes for a lively discussion of some fifteen hundred years of urban life as immortalized in the architecture, art, and crafts of long vanished civilizations." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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17 Hawkes, Jacquetta, and David Trump The Atlas of Early Man: Concurrent developments across the Ancient World 35,000 BC - AD 500
London Macmillan Pty. Ltd. 1976 333198972 First Hard Cover Good Good Duodecimo 
255 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not clipped but has general and edgwear including wrinkling, rubbing and chipping. Edgewear to brown cloth boards. Base of spine is bumped. Prev. owner's inked name to ffep. Page edges yellowed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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18 Higgins, Reynold Alleyne The Aegina Treasure: An Archaeological Mystery
London British Museum Publications 1979 0714180068 / 9780714180069 First Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
72 pgs. Cover slightly creased and sunned along spine. Interior clean, bright, tightly bound. 56 black-and-white illustrations. Appendix: Catalogue of the Treasure; Bibliography and Notes; Index. An account of the collection of ancient jewellery and gold plate that was sold to the British Museum in 1891. The author was Acting Keeper in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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19 Medley, Margaret The Chinese Potter: A Practical History of Chinese Ceramics
Oxford Phaidon 1976 0714816752 / 9780714816753 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
288 pp. Very light wear to pale olive boards. Foxing/stain to rear fep; a little scuffing at base of text block. Internally bright, clean and tightly bound. Illustrated with maps, diagrams, and colour and b/w photographs. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Prehistory of Australia (Ancient Peoples and Places series, Vol. 65), Mulvaney, D.J.
20 Mulvaney, D.J. The Prehistory of Australia (Ancient Peoples and Places series, Vol. 65)
London Thames & Hudson Ltd 1969 0500020620 / 9780500020623 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
276 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. A little edgewear to blue cloth boards. Upper edge of text block tinted; a few speckles to fore- and lower edges. Faint verticle stains to first three pages. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 81 photographs, 27 line drawings, 11 maps. "Social theorists have in the past regarded the Aborigines as representing the set type of primeval society, and assumed that their institutions, economic activities and technology remained static. But this has proved to be a fallacy, as the author of this book makes abundantly clear." 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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