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1 Tunica Archaeology
Brain, Jeffrey P. 1988 Soft New Small Quarto 
xvii+449 Profusely illustrated with photos and drawings of artifacts, ceramics, burials, maps, site plans and excavations. Traces through archaeology 400 years of Tunica history over 400 miles of the Lower Mississippi Valley. 
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2 Piedras Negras Archaeology: Artifacts, Caches, and Burials
Coe, William E. 1959 Soft VG Quarto 
i-ix, 175 Pp.; 68 figures including photos and drawings mostly illustrating contents of caches with a few graves, skull frags and modified teeth. Very minor nibbling along upper 2" of front cover and first 10 pages. 
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3 The View From Madisonville: Protohistoric Western Fort Ancient Interaction Patterns
Drooker, Penelope Ballard 1997 Soft Very good Quarto 
xix; 390 Pp. Analysis of the collections from the Madisonville site and their interpretation to illustrate the significance the site played as an important node in the far-flung protohistoric trade system. Numerous tables and figures, including photographs of artifacts, maps, and site plans. MB 
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4 Hopewell Culture Burial Mounds Near Helena, Arkansas
Ford, James A. 1963 Soft Very good quarto 
55 Pp. Report on the excavation of Marksville (Hopewell) culture mounds in Arkansas. These excavations revealed various burial ornaments, pottery, and human remains. Illustrated with photographs, tables, and site plans. 
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5 Cherokee and Earlier Remains on Upper Tennessee River. Indian Notes and Monographs
Harrington, M. R. New York Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation 1922 Hard Ex-libris, else Good + Octavo 
321 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps, some folding. Dewey decimal stick on spine. Library stamp on inside front cover. 
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6 Handbook of American Indians: North of Mexico Part 1
Hodge, Frederick Webb, Editor Washington D.C. Smithsonian Institution 1907 1st Hard G+ Octavo 
ix+972 Pp. Contains a descriptive list of the stocks, confederacies, tribes, tribal divisions, and settlements north of Mexico, accompanied with the various names by which they have been known, together with biographies of Indians of note, sketches of their history, archaeology, manners, arts, customs, and institutions and the aboriginal words incorporated into the English language. Contributors of the signed articles include 46 ethnologists and archaeologists ranging from S.A. Barrett to Cyrus Thomas, most of whom had extensive and intimate knowledge with Indians who lived in the pre-reservation period and whose languages they spoke. This volume covers topics extending from Aanetun to Mythology. This is the first part of what is arguably the most valuable publication of the BAE. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps, some folding. Rubbed on corners and at base of spine. Front cover loose. Not as bright as new. 
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7 Cowboy Cave
Jennings, Jesse D. University of Utah 1980 Soft VG+ Quarto 
223 Pp., numerous photos, drawings, maps, plans and charts. Describes in detail the meticulous excavation of a nicely stratified shelter w/ fecal matter from several Pleistocene mammals including ground sloth and mammoth and human habitation beginning ca. 8,000 B.P. and extending past the availability of maize. The various categories of perishable and non-perishable artifacts, ecofacts and coprolites are carefully analysed and reported. 
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8 The Art of Precolumbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection
Jones, Julie (ed.) George Weidenfeld and Nicolson Limited 1985 Hard VG VG Quarto 
248 pp.; Book is profusely illustrated with high quality photographs of precolumbian ornaments 
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9 The C. L. Lewis Stone Mound and the Stone Mound Problem
Keller, James H. 1960 soft very good Octavo 
357-481 Pp. Previous owners name stamped on cover, fly leaf, title page, and both sides of back cover. Minor discoloring on cover. 18 plates and 3 figures, tables and plans depicting site features. 
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10 Ten Thousand Years of Alabama Prehistory: A Pictrorial Resume
Krebs, W. Phillip Soft Very good Quarto 
iii; 130 Pp. Highlights Indian artifacts of the archaeological collections of the Alabama State Museum. Album of photographs, largely of artifacts, particularly ceramics but including some of excavations, some in color. 
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11 Ceramics, Lithics and Ornaments of Chaco Canyon (Volume I, II, III)
Mathien, Joan Frances (editor) Santa Fe National Park Services 1997 Soft VG Quarto 
i-xxix; pages 1 - 1257. Comprises of papers analyzing artifacts from the Chaco project (1971-1978). Illustrations in the form of maps, diagrams, tables, black and white photographs. This book belongs to UMVARF 
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12 Biophysical Change and Cultural Adaptation at Rodger Shelter, Missouri
McMillan, R. Bruce 1971 soft very good quatro 
xviii; 236 Pp. Spine is fraying at edges. Previous owner's name stamped on cover. Analysis of changes that could be seen at the Rodgers Shelter in relation to biophysical and cultural levels. 
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13 Certain Mounds and Village Sites in Ohio, Vol 2
Mills,William C. Ohio Historical Society 1917 Hard Very Good Quarto 
Expertly rebound. Previous owner's name and address w/ note on when and where he purchased the book. xvi + 289 Pp., 206 illustrations, almost all photographs, but some plans and profiles. Reports Ohio Historical Society's investigations in the Seip Mound, Archaeological Remains of Jackson County, Tremper Mound and Westenhaver Mound. 
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14 Archaeological Investigations in the Little Bear Creek Reservoir
Oakley,Carey B. and Eugene M. Futato Office of Archaeological Research. University of Alabama 1975 Soft 
i-xvii; 314 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos, diagrams, maps and tables. Name of previous owner written on top right corner of fly leaf. Dscusses excavation and interpretation of theree habitation sites and three stone burial mounds. Habitations yielded evidence of Late Archaic, Middle and Late Woodland and Mississippian. Mounds yielded evidence of Middle and Late Woodland and Mississippian. 
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15 Archaeology of the Mid-Holocene Southeast
Sassaman, Kenneth E., David G. Anderson, editors 1996 Hard Very good Octavo 
xx; 387 Pp. 15 papers covering various topics in relation to archaeology of the Mid-Holocene Southeast. 15 tables and 88 figures including, maps and photographs of artifacts. Former owners name in pen on fly page. 
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16 Excavations of the Leuty and McDonald Site Mounds
Schroedl, Gerald F. 1978 Soft Very good Quarto 
xi; 231 Pp. Report on Leuty and McDonald site mounds including burial remain excavation and artifact analysis. 31 tables and 82 figures, including numerous artifact photographs, site plans, and maps. MB 
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17 Notes on Iroquois Archeology
Skinner, Alanson Heye Foundation 1921 hard good twelvmo 
216 Pp. Spine is separating from the pages. Book plate inside front cover. Discussion of Iroquois archaeology and culture. Covers different cultural groups and culture areas, examining the artifacts that have been found there. 37 plates and 52 figures provide illustrations and photographs about artifacts from the site. 
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18 The Indians of the Southeastern United States
Swanton, John R. Smithsonian Institution Press 1979 Reprint Soft VG Octavo 
i-xiii; 943 pp. Book is profusely illustrated with maps, photos and drawings. Name of previous owner on the front fly page. 
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19 The Thompson Indians of British Columbia
Teit, James New York American Museum of Natural History 1900 First Soft Good+ over sized 
229 Pp + 20 plates, 137 figures over sized, uncut. Edges of front cover and first few pages have chipping on extreme lower edge. Front coer is taped to reinforced spine. Back cover absent. Previous owner's (Walter W. Taylor) stamp on title page; library stamp on front cover. Interior near fine. This is a very thorough standard ethnography of this inland tribe written by a man who spoke their language and knew them well and added material as requested by Franz Boas. The conclusion was written by Boas, who also edited the study. 
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20 Ancient People of Port au Choix: The Excavation of an Archaic Indian Cemetery in Newfoundland
Tuck, James A. Memorial University of Newfoundland 1976 Hard Good Octavo 
i-xi; 262 pages. Book in good condition; staining in the front cover of the book; former owner stamp on the fly leaf; remainder of publication is very good; The book is a thorough description of the rich and well-preserved mortuary site of the the Newfoundland's Maritime Archaic tradition. Very well illustrated with maps, plans, drawings, and plates. An exemplary report. 
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