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Archaeology of the Boyhood Home of Joseph Smith, Jr., Palmyra, New York (Museum of Peoples and Cultures Occasional Papers No. 8)

By: Berge, Dale L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brigham Young University: 2003

Seller ID: 2266905

ISBN: 0874808022

Condition: Near Fine


2003 Large Softcover. viii, [2], 85, [1] pp. A scholarly study of the archaeology of Joseph Smith's boyhood home, designed to establish an idea of the socioeconomic conditions in which he was raised. View more info

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Environment and Archeology: An Introduction to Pleistocene Geography

By: Butzer, Karl W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Aldine: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2157930

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Jacket rubbed.Very Good. 1964 Hard Cover. A survey of the Pleistocene era with a focus on the relationship between man and land. View more info

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Dinosaurs: An Illustrated History

By: Colbert, Edwin H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hammond Incorporated: 1983

Seller ID: 2196984

Condition: Very Good


1983 Large Hardcover. 224 pp. A complete and illustrated history of dinosaurs. Includes 200 illustrations, 60 in full color, including patintings and reconstructions by experts who have studied biology, anatomy, and paleontology; 50 drawings done especially for this books; maps giving locations of dinosaur discoveries; little known historical facts; a guide to museums all over the world that have dinosaur exhibits. View more info

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Cenozoic Reef Biofacies: Tertiary Larger Foraminifera and Scleractinian Corals from Chiapas, Mexico

By: Frost, Stanley H.; Langenheim, Ralph L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press, De Kalb: 1974

Seller ID: 1889467

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original clear jacket and publisher's slipcase. Slipcase edges faded. 1974 Large Hardcover. xi, 388 pp. A well-illustrated fossil study of coral reefs in Mexico, with an extensive bibliography and index. View more info

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Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277425

ISBN: 0517703939

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small ink mark to front endpaper. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Award-winning, bestselling author, evolutionary biologist, and paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould takes the art of the essay to an unprecedented height of excellence in this vibrant new collection of writings on science and natural history. From fads to fungus, baseball to beeswax, Gould always circles back to the great themes of time, change, and history, carryi... View more info

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Ardipithecus Kadabba: Late Miocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia (The Middle Awash Series, Volume 2)

By: Haile-Selassie, Yohannes; WoldeGabriel, Giday

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2040916

ISBN: 0520254406

Condition: Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. xxii, 641 pp. The second volume in a series dedicated to fossil discoveries made in the Afar region of Ethiopia, this work contains the definitive description of the geological context and paleoenvironment of the early hominid Ardipithecus kadabba. This research by an international team describes Middle Awash late Miocene faunal assemblages recovered from sediments firmly dated to between 5.2 and 5.8 million years... View more info

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Before the Dawn of History

By: Knight, Charles R.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269077

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards a bit soiled, hinges repaired, ink stamp on front endpaper. 1935 Large Hardcover. xiii, [1], 119, [1] pp. Oblong - 9 1/2 x 12 1/4. A study of prehistoric fossils and their relation to prehistoric, neanderthal, and cro-magnon man, with numerous duo-tone illustrations by the author depicting dinosaurs and other early forms of life. View more info

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Trilobites

By: Levi-Setti, Riccardo

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2266890

ISBN: 0226474518

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Very good in good jacket. Embossed owner stamp on title page, stain along base and top edge of jacket. 1993 Hard Cover. x, 342 pp. Long before dinosaurs roamed the earth, there were trilobites--one of the most striking animals to populate prehistoric seas and whose fossils are favorites among collectors today. From the giant trilobites of Newfoundland to fascinating new specimens from Morocco, Levi-Setti's magnificent book brings these butterflies of the ... View more info

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Mammoths

By: Lister, Adrian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1994

Seller ID: 2206330

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1994 Large Hardcover. The colorful tale of the long-extinct mammoth is an international one, involving archaeological and geological excavation and the exploratory research of biologists, anthropologists, and art historians. Now, for the first time, their findings are collected in one volume. View more info

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The Mute Stones Speak

By: MacKendrick, Paul

Price: $2.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1960

Seller ID: 1539969

Condition: Very Good


Pages slightly toned. 1960 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. An intelligible, well-told tale that recounts... what excavators and scholars using the full repertory of modern skills and techniques have in recent years discovered about the remains of an ancient civilization in Italy and what the discoveries mean. Photographs, maps, drawings and plans throughout. View more info

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The Man in the Ice: The Discovery of a 5,000-Year-Old Body Reveals the Secrets of the Stone Age

By: Spindler, Konrad

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1994

Seller ID: 2203320

ISBN: 0517799693

Condition: Near Fine


A fine copy.Near Fine. 1994 Hard Cover. xi, 305 pp. The story of the amazing discovery of a man frozen in the Alpine ice, told by the leader of the international team of scientists who investigated the find. A classic of scientific discovery that reveals to us the fullest picture yet of Neolithic man, our ancestor.Keywords: KONRAD SPINDLER MAN IN ICE DISCOVERY 5,000 YEAR OLD BODY REVEALS SECRETS STONE AGE ANTHROPOLOGY ARCHAEOLOGY SCIENCE View more info

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The Link: Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor

By: Tudge, Colin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2009

Seller ID: 2208140

ISBN: 0316070084

Condition: Fine


A very nice copy.Near Fine. 2009 Hard Cover. x, 262 pp. For more than a century, scientists have raced to unravel the human family tree and have grappled with its complications. Now, with an astonishing new discovery, everything we thought we knew about primate origins could change. Lying inside a high-security vault, deep within the heart of one of the world’s leading natural history museums, is the scientific find of a lifetime — a perfectly fossilized early primat... View more info

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Bog Bodies: New Discoveries and New Perspectives

By: Turner, R.C.; Scaife, R.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: British Museum Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2266893

ISBN: 0714123056

Condition: Very Good


Spray paint on bottom corner, jacket spine faded. 1995 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Bog Bodies presents the results of the research carried out into this extraordinary phenomenon since the publication of the monograph Lindow Man in 1986. Over the last few years some key questions have been answered and new avenues of research opened up. Twenty-seven contributors from four countries bring a wide range of scientific and historical expertise to this survey. Apart from the finds... View more info

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Excavating Victorians (SUNY series, Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century)

By: Zimmerman, Virginia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: State University of New York Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2277108

ISBN: 0791472809

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on page base, faint odor of smoke. 2008 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 231 pp. Excavating Victorians examines nineteenth-century Britain’s reaction to the revelations about time and natural history provided by the new sciences of geology and archaeology. The Victorians faced one of the greatest paradigm shifts in history: the bottom dropped out of time, and they had to reinvent their relationship to the earth and to time and... View more info