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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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Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon, Adkins, Leslie
2 Adkins, Leslie Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon
London HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2003 0007173954 / 9780007173952 First Paperback Very Good Remainder Octavo 
424 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Maps. "The key to understanding the many cuneiform scripts and languages was an immense inscription high on a sheer rock face at Bisitun in the mountains of western Iran, carved on the orders of King Darius the Great of Persia over 2,000 years ago. Only Rawlinson had the physical and intellectual skills, courage, and self-motivation and opportunity to make the perilous ascent and copy the monument." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Archaeology and the Religion of Israel, Albright, William Foxwell
3 Albright, William Foxwell Archaeology and the Religion of Israel
Baltimore and London The Johns Hopkins Press (Oxford University Press) 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Small Octavo 
246 pp. Light wear to blue cloth boards. Foxing to upper edge of text block; small (coffee?) stains to lower edge (not visible from the pages). A little abrasion to rear pastedown. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. The Ayer Lectures of the Colgate-Rochester Divinity School 1941. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Lost Gods, Allegro, John
4 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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5 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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The World of the Pharaohs, Baumann, Hans
6 Baumann, Hans The World of the Pharaohs
London Oxford University Press 1960 First English Language Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Albert Burges (colour photographs), Hans Peter Renner (line drawings) 
236 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to edges of cloth boards. Short ink mark to lower edge of text block -- a little unusual in shape and colour, but probably a remainder mark. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white line drawings; colour photographs. Children's history/fiction. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Olmec and Their Neighbors: Essays in Memory of Matthew W. Stirling (Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Symposia and Colloquia), Bernson, Elizabeth P., editor. Michael D. Coe and David Grove, organizers
7 Bernson, Elizabeth P., editor. Michael D. Coe and David Grove, organizers The Olmec and Their Neighbors: Essays in Memory of Matthew W. Stirling (Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Symposia and Colloquia)
Washington DC Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1981 0884020983 / 9780884020981 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
346 pp. Light wear to corners of red cloth boards. Spine just a little sunned; head and heel of spine worn. Previous owner's name inked to ffep. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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8 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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Pre-Columbian Art and the Post-Columbian World: Ancient American Sources of Modern Art, Braun, Barbara
9 Braun, Barbara Pre-Columbian Art and the Post-Columbian World: Ancient American Sources of Modern Art
New York Harry N. Abrams 2000 0810929473 / 9780810929470 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
339 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Maps, time chart, selected bibliography, time chart. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. "This is a truly marvelous book. Barbara Braun welds together fresh insights and impeccable scholarship, and expresses both with clarity and grace, while establishing original, now unbreakable connections between the art and architecture of the ancient Americas and the arts of the modern era. I learned something new on every page." -- Pete Hamill. A heavy book: postage as quoted applies in Australia, but please contact us for overseas rates. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Uncovering Australia: Archaeology, Indigenous People and the Public, Colley, Sarah
10 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
11 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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Readings in Victorian Prehistory. Volume 1: Archaeological Theory & Practice, Coutts, P.J.F.
12 Coutts, P.J.F. Readings in Victorian Prehistory. Volume 1: Archaeological Theory & Practice
Melbourne Ministry for Conservation 1978 Paperback Very Good Quarto J. Las Gourgues 
203 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Short, shallow creasing to upper corners of covers and pages. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Drawings in the text; photos in plates. List of abbreviations, bibliography, glossary. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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13 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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
14 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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Mummies, Myth and Magic in Ancient Egypt, El Mahdy, Christine
15 El Mahdy, Christine Mummies, Myth and Magic in Ancient Egypt
London Thames and Hudson 1991 0500275793 / 9780500275795 First Paperback Paperback Good Octavo 
192 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; corners chipped and a little curled. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. With 155 illustrations, 22 in full colour. Chronology, glossary, suggested reading, index. "Gives for the first time a full account of the work in progress in Europe and the United States to discover from mummies how the ancient Egyptians lived -- what they ate, the illnesses they suffered from, the medical techniques available to help them -- and how they died. Controversial issues such as the rehydrating of tissue and the attempt to clone cells from long-dead pharaohs are also addressed. Featuring specially commissioned diagrams of tombs and royal burial chambers, and a Factfile listing mummies held by major international museums and institutions, this is the most comprehensive volume yet produced on an eternaally fascinating subject." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Ancient World: Unlocking the Secrets of Past Civilizations, Fagan, Brian M., editor
16 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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17 Fowles, John & Barry, Brukoff The Enigma of Stonehenge
London Johnathan Cape 1980 0224016180 / 9780224016186 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9¾" - 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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Description de l'Egypte: Publiée par les ordres de Napoléon Bonaparte. Complete Edition, Gilles Neret; France
18 Gilles Neret; France Description de l'Egypte: Publiée par les ordres de Napoléon Bonaparte. Complete Edition
Köln Taschen 1995 3822889644 / 9783822889640 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo 
1007 pp. Trilingual Edition (French, German, and English). Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Short/shallow creases to upper corners of first 40 or so pages. Otherwise Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. "200 years ago, in 1798, Napoleon's attempt to conquer Egypt was a mad dream, a fiasco, but it gave rise to a new science: Egyptology. The 3,000 illustrations brought back from the expedition were published by order of the Emperor. They constitute invaluable testimony and we have reproduced them in full." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Transylvania in the History of Romania: An Historical Outline,, Giurescu, Constantin C.
19 Giurescu, Constantin C. Transylvania in the History of Romania: An Historical Outline,
Garnstone Press 1969 0900391405 / 9780900391408 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 12mo 
138 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Book is clean, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. "Depicts in vivid detail the evolution of a land known to westerners mainly through romantic literature. This volume purports to prove the continuity of the Daco-Romanian tradition through the massive evidences of historical research, archaeology, language study and toponymy." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Ascent to Civilization: The Archaeology of Early Man, Gowlett, John
20 Gowlett, John Ascent to Civilization: The Archaeology of Early Man
London Galley Press 1984 0861360443 / 9780861360444 Reprint Clothbound Very Good Very Good Quarto 
208pp. Numerous illustrations and photos. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Boards very slightly worn and faded near spine. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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