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1 Prehistoric Subsistence on the Southern New England Coast: The Record From Narragansett Bay
Bernstein, David J. 1993 Hard Very good Octavo 
xvi; 188 Pp. Maps, plans, charts, drawings. Report of various site in New England relating to the prehistoric subsistence patterns. 
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2 Excavations in Northeastern Massachuessets
Bullen, Ripley P Robert S. Peabody Foundation for Archaeology 1949 Soft VG; Name of previous owner on the top right corner of the cover Octavo 
i-xii; 152 pages. The book summarizes surveys and testing in the Northeastern Massachusetts in the 1940s. Maps, profiles, charts and 20 plates illustrating features, lithics and ceramics. 
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3 Style, Society, and Person: Archaeological and Ethnological Perspectives
Carr, Christopher and Jill E. Neitzel (eds.) Plenum Press 1995 Hard VG Large Octavo 
i-xx; 480 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos, maps, diagrams, drawings and tables. Name of previous owner on the top right corner of fly page 
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4 Slavery in the Age of Reason: Archaeology at a New England farm.
Chan, Alexandra A. Knoxville, Tennessee University of Tennessee Press 2007 Soft New Octavo 
284 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs, maps, and tables. 
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5 The Limits of Tyranny: Archaeological Perspectives on the Struggle Against New World Slavery
Delle, James A., editor Knoxville, Tennessee University of Tennessee Press 2015 Hard New New Octavo 
xxiii; 268 Pp. Book is composed of nine essays illustrating resistance to slavery before the Civil War and is illustrated with maps and photographs. 
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6 Burr's Hill: A 17th Century Wampanoag Burial Ground in Warren, Rhode Island
Gibson, Susan G. (editor) Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University 1980 Soft VG but with nicks from cover of the binding. Name of previous owner scrawled on the front cover. Quarto 
182 pages. A study based on a collection from a gravel quarry and upon notes of the salvage excavation. The report is essentially a catalog. Most of the artifacts are of Europeoan manufacture, but there are some lithic artifacts of aboriginal manufacture 
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7 Phase III: Red Line Extension, Northwest: Excavation of the Olmstead-Goffe House Site at Wadsworth Gate
Graffam, Gray 1981 Soft Very good Quarto 
xii; 146 Pp. Minor tear, bottom front cover. Report on a historic farm in the Massachusetts. Discusses excavations and Euroamerican artifacts, fauna, flora and ceramics recovered at the site. 
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8 Archeology of Eastern United States
Griffin, James B. editor 1952 Hard fair Large Quarto 
x; 392 Pp + 200 pages of illustrations including photos and drawings. 5th impression in 1971. Upper right front corner bent and pages i-x and 1-18 effected. Book is composed of chapters on the previous 25 years of archaeology in Eastern North America "race" and ethnology followed by 22 chapters on sections of the continent ranging from Ontario to Florida to the Great Plains written by leading specialists. These chapters are followed by historic (European) site archaeology, Dendrochronolgy in the Mississippi Valley and cultural periods in Eastern U.S. archaeology. As this volume was assembled as the first radio carbon dates were becoming avaliable Griffin scrambled to add a 5-page appendix attempting to construct a system of dated periods. This is followed by a 21-page bibliography, which is followed by perhaps 200-pages of illustrations of artifacts ceramics excavations, burials, maps, and charts. Though, for the most part these papers were written 70 years ago it is still a valuable compilation and a unique look at the understanding of the archaeology of the area just before the influence of carbon dating became an important factor. 
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9 The Boylston Street Fishweir
Johnson, Frederick 1942 soft very good Quarto 
xiii; 211 Pp. Previous owners name is on the front cover, upper right hand corner. Illustrated w/ photos, maps, plans and diagrams. A multidisciplinary study of a portion of a fishwier located in the Back Bay district of Boston during excavation for a building. 
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10 The Boylston Street Fishweir II
Johnson, Frederick 1949 soft very good; sunning on spine Quarto 
viii; 133 Pp. Illustrated w/ photos, drawings, and tables refining and expanding the study of the fish weirs in Boston's Back Bay district on the basis of a new exposure. it now appears there stakes and wattle are parts of several distinct weirs completed between 5,200 and 1,700 BP. 
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11 Chapters in the Archeology of Cape Cod, I: Results of the Cape Cod National Seashore Archeological Survey 1979-1981 Vol 1 and 2
McManamon, Francis P., editor 1984 Soft Ex libris, else very good Quarto 
xviii; 315 Pp. xv; 419 Pp. 2 volumes. Report on the archaeology of Cape Cod National Seashore. Topics discussed include occupation over time and artifacts recovered from the site. Ex libris, with library numbers inside front cover and title pages. Museum of the American Indian book plate inside front covers. 
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12 A report of the Susquehanna River Expedition
Moorehead, Warren King 1938 soft very good octavo 
142 Pp. Front cover separating from spine at top. Back cover, spine and upper part of front cover discolored. Interior generally very good Illustrated w/ maps, plans and 37 plates of sites, artifacts, ceramics and photographs. A series of short papers describing the results of a survey of the Susquehanna River in New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland funded by the Heye Foundation to gather artifacts. Most useful papers are ones by Alanson B. Skinner on the Andaste site, a late prehistoric site in Pennsylvania and a discussion of Maryland petroglyphs. 
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13 Holocene Human Ecology in Northeastern North America
Nicholas, George P. 1988 Hard VG Octavo 
i-xx; 319 pages. This book is a collection of papers about the recent and distant past by scientists and humanists involved in the study of human ecology in Northeastern North America. 
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14 Excavations in an Erie Indian Village and Burial Site at Ripley, Chautauqua Co., N.Y.
Parker, Arthur C. 1907 soft very good, else previous owners name and address on title page. octavo 
459-554 Pp. Photos, drawings, map charts, numerous whole vessels, pipes, copper, shell, bone antler, lithics. A surprisingly well-done century-old study of a late prehistoric N.Y. cemetery by a man who self-identified as a Seneca. 
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15 An Early Site in Cayuga County, New York: Type Component of the Frontenac Focus, Archaic Pattern
Ritchie, William A. 1945 Soft Very good Octavo 
viii; 158 Pp. Site map in pocket on back cover. Report on an Archaic site in Cayuga County. Included in this report are analysis of features, burials both fauna and human, and inclusion of pathology of the human bones. Illustrated with photographs, charts, and tables. 
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16 Current Perspectives in Northeastern Archaeology: Essays in Honor of William A. Ritchie
Robert E. Funk and Charles F. Hayes III The New York State Archaeological Association 1997 Soft VG Quarto 
i-xxvii; 173 pp.; Book is a collection of papers detailing prehistoric research ranging from Paleoindian through ethnohistory and method preceded by two sketches of Ritchie's career. Illustrated with maps, drawings and tables. Stamp of previous owner on the front cover and fly leaf. 
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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 Archaeology of New England
Snow, Dean R. 1980 Hard VG Small Quarto 
i-ix; 379 pages; A well-done summary by one of the regional experts; Well illustrated with maps, drawings, diagrams and photos 
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19 Handbook of North American Indians (Northeast)
Trigger, Bruce G. Editor 1978 Hard Good + Quarto 
i-xvi; 924 pages. Illustrated with drawings, photos and maps. Slight soiling on spine. Contains 71 essays regarding the North American Indians in Northeast US, including the Coastal Region, Saint Lawrence Lowlands Region, and Great lakes-Riverine Region. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Tobacco, Pipes and Smoking Customs of the American Indians Vols I & II
West, George A. Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 1934 Original front wraps bound into boards ex libris else very good 
With the exception of the following library markings the vols look new w/ carmine covers w/ gold lettering. The library markings include Dewey Decimal numbers in gold and evidence that a sticker has been removed from the base of the spine. There are penciled Dewey Decimal numbers on the front paper covers and title pages. There is an attractive book plate from the Huntington Free Library and the Museum of the American Heye Foundation inside the front covers and their blind stamp on the lower right hand corner of the title pages. These do little to detract from the appearance of these beautiful vols. Vol I has 477 Pp w/ a frontis photo, 18 figs and 19 maps. Vol II has 257 full-page plates w/ facing pages describing in detail each of the thousands of specimens pictured. 
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