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London: Bernard Quaritch, 1967. Quarto; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print, call number in white ink at bottom; Boards in grey cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, light wear to edges; Text block has pink-tinted top edge, library bookplate on front pastedown, library pocket on rear pastedown, yellow highlighter mark on front flyleaf, library markings on verso of title page, else clean and tight; xx, 122 pages + 77 pages of plates (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Beirut: Dar El-Mashreq Publishers, 1969. Quarto; pp 263; G+/G-; pinkish beige/yellow pictorial spine with red and green text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; minor chips to edges; some foxing inside dj; few spotting stains to rear flap; cloth has mild wear; strong boards; text block has lightly foxed head edge; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; slight mothball odor; inscribed by author;.
Ascona: Artibus Asiae Publishers, 1969. Quarto; VG/VG-; Hardcover with dust jacket; Light yellow spine with black text; Dust jacket is discolored and has minor creases to the spine, also DJ has minor marks; Boards,save a 1/2'' price sticker to the front paste down, are clean and sturdy; Text block is clean; 70 Plates.
Ascona: Artibus Asiae Publishers, 1970. Quarto; First printing 1958, Second Printing 1970; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, cream with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards in light green cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, slight warping, else clean and strong; Text block has vendor label on front pastedown, frontispiece slightly coming away from binding, else clean and tight; 78 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w plates).
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution, 1931. First Edition. 8vo., paged 609-616, 1 plate (portrait); VG; light grey cover with black print, name and date stamped on front, penciled price on front corner, slight wear and soiling to edges; interior clean but for one pencil line on page 614, slight soiling to first page of text; "From the Smithsonian Report for 1930"; "Publication 3105"
Jerusalem: The Israel Exploration Society and the Shrine of the Book, 1969. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; Boards in yellow illustrated paper, slight wear to corners and spine caps, small tear at top of front hinge; Text block has slight peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Dual texts, English and Hebrew; 44, 32 pages, 20 plates, illustrated (b&w).
Tunis: Ministere des affaires culturelles, 1987. 8vo; VG/paperback; Pink and blue spine with white text; covers have scratches and slight residual impression, covers also have photographs of archaeological excavations, they are strong and clean; writing on front free end paper; slightly shelf-worn; Text block clean; 326 p.
Hancock: Quincy Mine Hoist Association in cooperation with the Program in Industrial History and Archaeology ... 1997. Octavo (oblong); VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, cream with black print; DJ has label taped to spine, else clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth with orange print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for embossed owner stamp on title page; Published “in cooperation with the Program in Industrial History and Archaeology, Department of Social Sciences, Michigan Technological University (Houghton, Michigan)” — title page verso; ix, 126 pages, illustrated.
New Haven: The American Schools of Oriental Research, 1938. First edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gold text; Boards have very minor shelf wear, just slightly sunned exterior with minor rubbing along edges, otherwise panels are strong & sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned along exterior edges and previous owner's name on front pastedown & end paper, but pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 245.
Peshawar, Pakistan: Directorate of Archaeology of Museums, 2004. First Edition [Presumed]. Quarto; VG- Paperback; Blue spine with white lettering; Cover shows some rubbing front and rear, bumping to upper edge of spine and corners are slightly bent; Binding is sturdy; Previous owner's name inked on first page, text block is otherwise clean; 258 pp.
Milano: Banca Popolare di Milano, 1979. Quarto; VG-/G+; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior with minor edge wear; Cloth is slightly sunned with some wear along edges, otherwise panels are clean and strong; Text block has slightly age toned edges with unmarked pages & tight binding; pp 239. Italian language; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Tarragona: Institut d'Estudis Catalans, 1994. First Edition. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers are clean with mild shelfwear, some slight fraying to corners, light scuff marks: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears: Text is in various languages depending on the author, including Spanish, Catalan, French, German, Italian and English: 410 pp.
New York: Thames and Hudson, 1995. Revised and Expanded Edition. Octavo: VG/VG-: White spine with red text: DJ has general shelfwear, extensive rubbing, some creasing to head of spine: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, light bump to tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has small dark spot along tail edge else clean, pages clean and unmarked: Revised and Expanded Edition: 528 pp.
Mumbai: Marg Publications, 2001. Quarto: VG-/VG-: Blue and brown spine with orange text: DJ has light shelfwear, rippling along back joint, barcode sticker on back bottom, otherwise clean: Boards are strong with rubbing to edges, light bumping to corners, small stain on back board, binding is solid: Textblock is clean: 140 pp.
London, Great Britain: Duckworth, 2003. UK Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. wraps spine in dark blue/navy pattern background to dark yellow title, white author and dark yellow publisher; tipped with cognac and turquise/blue decorative accents at head and foot. gently read, smooth outer panels. within the text is clean, with affixed bookplate of prior owner on left inside cover. 158 figures and text detail highlight the text. 165 pp. ISBN# 0715632175.
Texas: American Anthropological Association, 2011. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is white with black text; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear; pp 142; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international orders.
New York, NY: New York State Council on the Arts, 1971. First. Folio; VG/G+ [Slipcase]; Slipcase sturdy but slightly warped, circular stains on the case cover suggest that it may have been used as a coaster, some speckling on the case cover, several edges have been worn down to the boards, some discoloration due to age likely; Portfolio overview plus 49 loose plates included in set, all are clean with some darkening from age; pp 4-page overview, 49 loose plates.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981. Quarto; VG/VG-; Tan spine with brown text; Dustjacket edge wear very occasional and light, DJ has occasional rubbing of a darker color, inside of DJ has scotch tape at top edge of spine; Boards straight and strong w/ some very light corner wear, binding strong; Textblock: back end paper and last page have a few slight waves but book gives no appearance of damp contact, interior clean; 50 pages text, 66 pages of illustrations, 116 pp. total.
's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1957. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slightly cocked spine, small tears to front bottom edge, fading to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has spotting to edges, tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Text in English; 141 pages, illustrated (b&w, including 47 plates).
Beirut: Dar El-Machreq Publishers, 1971. Quarto; pp 287; G/Fair; beige/light green pictorial spine with red and green text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; some chips top edges; slightly curled head and tail edges; light foxing inside dj; cloth lightly sunned; strong boards; text block has lightly toned interior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; slight mothball odor;.
Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks, State of Hawaii, 1968. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, faded green without print; Cover is green with black print, mild edgewear and slight bumps to outside corners, mild peripheral tanning, ink notation on front; Text block has small stain to top edge, else clean and tight; 37 leaves, illustrated (b&w plates, 1 folded map).
Beirut: Dar el-Machreq Publishers, 1971. Second edition. Quarto; VG_/VG-; Greenish-gray spine with orange & green text; Dust jacket is minimally age toned overall with slight shelf wear and no defects; Boards have slight shelf wear and otherwise strong; Text block has darkened due to age, but is unmarked; pp 221.
Paris: Librairie d'Art Louis Reynaud, 1936. Quarto, 100 pages; VG- condition; Tan spine and rear, black front cover with off-white text and depiction of terra cotta figure, general wear and rubbing to all edges including spine, foxing to rear board, bottom rear edge and textblock edges, bumping especially to front corners, light scratching to cover; foxing and age-toning to endpapers, light foxing and age-toning to some pages else interior clean and unmarked.
Washington, D.C. The Archaeological Institute of America, 1921. Vol. XI, Nos. 1-2. Booklet [8x12]; pp ; G-/paperback; beige spine without text; February; covers have slight sunning to exterior; small chips to edges; slight smudges to exterior; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; frontispiece NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
Washington, D.C. The Archaeological Society of Washington, 1924. Vol. XVIII, Nos. 5, 6. Booklet [8x12]; pp ; G/paperback; beige spine without text; December; covers have slight sunning to exterior; small chips to head and tail edges; slight smudges to exterior; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; frontispiece NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
Santa Fe: The Old Santa Fe Express, 1913. Vol. I, No. 1. Octavo; pp 128; Poor/paperback; dark red spine without text; gray covers have chipped edges; some soiling to exterior; red bookbinder's tape encasing spine; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; creases to fore corners; damp staining to edges, mostly towards first and last few pages; frontispiece; illustrated Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
Geneva: Numismatica Genevensis, 2015. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has small tear to front top edge, else clean and bright; Boards in black illustrated paper, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (color).
Roma: Vision S.r.l. & Dorot Avar Ltd, 1998. Oblong octavo; pp 75; G+/paperback; red spine with white text; covers show some wear to exterior; exterior wrap covers spiral binding; illustrated mylar panel overlays soft front cover and several plates inside; minor rubbing to edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustration; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
New York: Scholastic Inc., 1990. Quarto; VG Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, closed tear along front joint, small closed tear along tail edge of front cover, otherwise clean; Boards strong, clean, slight bumping to corners; Textblock clean; 63 pp.; Signed by the Author.
Philadelphia: American Interfaith Institute/World Alliance, 1996. Quarto; G+/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with white print; DJ clean and bright; Boards black with gold print, spotting especially to rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for slight spotting to endpapers; Includes transcription of texts and translations into English, Modern Hebrew, French, Italian, German, and Spanish; "In cooperation with the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, the Shrine of the Book, and the D. Samuel and Jeane H. Gottesman Center for Biblical Manuscripts"; 148 pages, illustrated (color).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. Large Octavo; pp 399; G/G-; gray pictorial spine with blue text; full title: The Rape of the Nile: Tomb Robbers, Tourists, and Archaeologists in Egypt; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine; minor chips to corners; some staining inside dj; previous bookshop's sticker residue to front; light sunning to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior; light dampstaining to tail edge; strong boards; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1952. Octavo; pp 248; G/G-; sunned brick spine with black text; dust jacket shows moderately sunned exterior; small chip to rear; rubbed corners; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated.
Beirut: Dar el-Marchreq Publishers, 1973. Quarto; pp 263; G+/G; beige/green pictorial spine with red and green text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; mild dings to edges; slight foxing inside dj; cloth has minimal wear; strong boards; text block has lightly foxed exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1976. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 184; G/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: View from the Bronze Age: Mycenaean and Phoenician Discoveries at Kition; dust jacket has noticeable rubbing to exterior; minor chips to corners; dj slightly adhered to tail edge; light toning to flaps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; bumped fore corners; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated.
London: London & Middlesex Archaeological Society, 1992. First Edition. Octavo; pp 152; G/paperback; green/black spine with white text; covers show moderate wear to exterior; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; small stain to fore edge; light toning to interior; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. first edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light tan spine with black text; Cloth is lightly sunned & rubbed exterior with minor edge wear with otherwise sturdy, clean and intact panels; Text block exterior has light age toning on exterior edge due to handling but has unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 362.
Alexandria, VA: Robert h. Smith/Stonehenge Press, 1992. Reprinted. Small quarto; pp 238; VG/VG; green spine with white text; full title: Cultural Atlas of the World: Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; mild wear to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1974. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 290; G/paperback; grayish green spine with beige and dark green text; covers show light sunning to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some rubbing wear to edges; intact panels; text block has light soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name inside front cover; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1985. Octavo; pp 542; G/paperback; black spine with gilt text; covers have moderate wear to exterior; some creases vertically along spine; some noticeable rubbing to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, due to handling; profusely illustrated.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992. Second Printing. Octavo; pp 407; VG-/G; beige spine with black text; peach dust jacket has some rubbing wear to edges; sunned spine; some wear to edges and corners; cloth shows slight sunning to edges; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; light ink to front pastedown; interior clean; some illustrations.