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1 Thirty-Third Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1911-1912
Washington D.C. Government Printing Office 1919 Hard Very good Quarto 
677 Pp. A nice copy with slightly bumped corners and a little rubbing on the edge of the spine. S.K. Lothrop's name which may or may not be his signature on fly leaf. Book contains several papers: Uses of plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, by Melvin Randolph Gilmore. Preliminary Account of the Antiquities of the Region between the Mancos and La Plata Rivers in Southwestern Colorado, by Earl H. Morris. Designs of Prehistoric Hopi Pottery, by Jesse Walter Fewkes. The Hawaiian Romance of Laieikawai, by Martha Warren Beckwith. Illustrated with photographs and tables. UMVARF 
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2 The Hudson-Meng Site: An Alberta Bison Kill in the Nebraska High Plains
Agenbroad, Larry D. 1978 soft very good octavo 
xiv; 230 Pp. Analysis of a bison kill site and its relation to Paleoindian culture. 3 plates, 63 figures, and 25 tables help document the site. 
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3 Hogup Cave
Aikens, C. Melvin University of Utah Anthropological Papers 1999 Soft As new Quarto 
286 pp.; Long out of print, DANGER CAVE and HOGUP CAVE were milestones in Great Basin archaeological studies. Available again, these volumes explore Danger and Hogup caves, sites that though they are located about sixty miles apart in the Great Salt Lake Desert, are nevertheless archaeologically related. Containing fill dating from approximately 6,400 BC through historic times, the data from both caves present insights into the lifeways of successive peoples who, over thousands of years, adapted to changes in the desert environment. The result of well-controlled excavation methods done under difficult and demanding circumstances, both of these books include thorough scientific analysis of cultural materials and environmental data making them both essential studies of the Deseret West in New World prehistory. 
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4 The Paleoindian and Early Archaic Southeast
Anderson, David G., Kenneth E. Sassaman 1996 Soft Very good Octavo 
xvi; 526 Pp. 23 papers on Paleoindians and the Archaic Southeast, and a chapter with commentary. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Las Vegas Ranch Ruin-East and Las Vegas Ranch Ruin-West: Two Small Prehistoric Prescott Indian Culture Ruins in West Central Arizona
Barnett, Franklin Flagstaff, Arizona Museum of Northern Arizona Press 1978 Soft Very good Quarto 
xvi; 107 Pp. Book is illustrated with tables and photographs. Detailed discussion of the excavation and analysis of two Prescott pueblos in west central Arizona. 
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6 The North Highlands of Peru: Excavations in the Callejon De Huaylas and Chavin de Huantar
Bennett, Wendell C. New York, New York The American Museum of Natural History 1944 Hard Ex-libris, good + Quarto 
317 Pp. Former library stamp on fly leaf page and front cover. Wear and tear on spine. Book is illustrated with photographs, drawings, and tables. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Hawkshaw: Prehistory and History in an Urban Neighborhood in Pensacola, Florida
Bense, Judith A. Office of Cultural and Archaeological Research, The University of West Florida 1985 Soft VG Quarto 
i-xviii; 379 pp.; Book is illustrated with maps, photos, drawings, tables and graphs. Name of previous owner written on the top, right corner of cover 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Archaeological Investigations at the Netherland Inn Complex: National Register of Historic Places, Kingsport, Tennessee
Benthall, Joseph L. Tennessee Historical Commission and Netherland Inn Association, Inc. 1973 Soft VG Quarto 
i-xiii; 86 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos, drawings, diagrams, maps and tables. Discuses research to restore early 18th century In and out uildigs, including slave quarters. 
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9 The Sevierville Hill Site: A Civil War union Encampment on the Southern Heights of Knoxville, Tennessee
Bentz, Charles and Yong W. Kim (eds.) Tennessee Anthropological Association, and, The University of Tennessee Transportation Center 1993 1st Soft VG Quarto 
i-x; 148 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos, diagrams, tables and maps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Machu Picchu: A Citadel of the Incas
Bingham, Hiram 1979 Hard very good Octavo 
xiii; 244 Pp. A report on the discovery and excavation of Machu Picchu in the early 20th century. Includes burials, architecture, and various artifacts. 219 illustrations including photographs and site plans. Fold out map of ruins located in back of book. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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11 The Eyak Indians of the Copper River Delta, Alaska
Birket-Smith, Kaj, Frederica De Laguna 1938 First Soft Good Octavo 
591 Pp. 18 text figures and 18 plates, including photographs of artifacts and people, maps and artifact illustrations. Uncut. Library stamp on fly page and title page. Former owners name stamped on title page. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12 St. Helena Archaeology: New Data, Fresh Interpretations
Blakeslee, Donald J. Lincoln, Nebraska J & L Reprints 1988 First Soft Very good Octavo 
vi; 193 Pp. Book is illustrated with maps, photographs, tables. Though published by a reprint company this is the first and only edition. A meticulous discussion of the elements composing the archaeological remains in a single St. Helena house 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Indian Mounds and Villages in Illinois
Bluhm, Elaine A. Urbana Illinois Archaeological Survey 1960 Soft VG Octavo 
xii+111 Pp. w/ numerous photos, drawings, maps, profiles and charts. Composed of six papers describing excavations at Middle Woodland, Middle Mississippian, and Historic Indian sites in central and Southern Illinois. Dickison, Hiser, Gamble, Frederick, Irving Thompson, Luthy and Grand Village of the Kickapoo sites reported. Previous owner's name stamp. 
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14 The Central Eskimo
Boaz, Franz 1888 Soft Good Quarto 
405-675 Pp. 9 plates and 25 figures, including various illustrations of artifacts. Extracted from the Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, tape full length of spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Putnam Anniversary Volume. Anthropological Essays Presented to Frederic Ward Putnam in Honor of his 70th Birthday
Boaz, Franz, ed. New York G.E.Strechert & Co. 1909 1st Soft Front cover and spine water stained else Good + Large quarto 
x+627.illustrated with numerous photographs, drawings, paintings and an actual sample of purpura-dyed cloth. The text block and covers are rough cut. The pages are uncut. Printed on Normandy vellum, a strong, hand-made paper designed to imitate vellum. Cover and spine are water stained, and have slight chipping on the edges. The cover and the flyleaf are signed by the legendary North American ethnologist Fred Eggan. The volume consists of 25 essays, most by eminent scholars of American anthropology, and Putnam's bibliography. Contributors include: Kroeber; Fewkes; Willoughby; Mills; Moorehead; Saville; Pepper; Fletcher; Bowditch; Tozzer; Peabody; Nuttall; Goddard; Barrett; Hrdlicka; Boaz; Dixon; Swanton; H.I.Smith; and Dorsey. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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16 Yesterday's River: The Archaeology of 10,000 Years Along The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
Brose, David S. The Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1991 Soft VG Quarto 
i-viii; 143 pp. Book is illustrated with photos, diagrams, and maps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 The Prehistoric Occupation of Chavin de Huantar, Peru
Burger, Richard L. 1984 Soft Very good Octavo 
xv; 403 Pp. Report on the ceramics of various periods found at Chavin de Huantar and various other artifacts found there. 445 figures, including photos,, maps and diagrams. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Tellico Archaeology: 12,000 Years of Native American History
Chapman, Jefferson 1985 Soft Very good Quarto 
xi; 136 Pp. Overview of the archaeology and early history of the Tellico Reservoir region on the Tennessee River above Chattanooga. Illustrated with maps, photographs, and illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 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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20 Rediscovering Illinois
Cole, Fay-Cooper, Thorne Deuel 1937 hard good+ Octavo 
xvi; 295 Pp. Analysis of various archaeological sites in Fulton County. Includes several mound burials and village sites. 36 plates document the site, including photographs, of the burials and excavation. 37 illustrations, including site maps and profiles. Minor water staining on front cover. Book plate of The Hrdlicka Library and Library of Congress deaccession sticker. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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