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Astronomy and Empire in the Ancient Andes: The Cultural Origins of Inca Sky Watching

By: Bauer, Brian S.; Dearborn, David S. P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2294844

ISBN: 0292708378

Condition: Very Good


Spine very faintly toned, front wrapper corners very lightly dog-eared. 1995 Trade Paperback. xv, 220 pp. This joint project of an astrophysicist (Dearborn) and an archeologist (Bauer) was written for the use of astronomers, archeologists, and historians. Includes sufficient background information for readers with little or no knowledge of the Andes. Text sheds new light on relationship between Inca cosmology and social structure--Handbook of Latin American Studies. View more info

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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

ISBN: 0843733322

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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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, carrying readers home to the centering theme of evolution. 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 ago. Compared to other assemblages of similar age, the Middle Awash record is unparalleled in taxonomic diversity, composed ... View more info

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Extinct Monsters. A Popular Account of Some of the Larger Forms of Ancient Animal Life

By: Hutchinson, H. N.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, Ltd.: 1896

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2294679

Condition: Fair


Fourth edition. Binding repaired, one inch chip from spine head, boards and spine rubbed, owner's plate covers front paste-down endpaper. 1896 Hard Cover. xxii, 270 pp. Marbled endpapers and marbled page ridges. Illustrations by J. Smit. CONTENTS: Preface by Dr. Henry Woodward; Author's Preface; Preface to Second Edition; Introduction; How Extinct Monsters are Preserved; Sea-Scorpions; The Great Fish-Lizards; The Great Sea-Lizards and Their Allies; The Dragons of Old Time--Dinosaurs; Flying Dragons; Sea-Serpents; Some American Monsters; Some Indian Monsters; Giant Sloths and Armadillos; The Ma... View more info

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Mammoths

By: Lister, Adrian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1994

Seller ID: 2206330

ISBN: 0025729853

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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Dinosaur (Eyewitness Books)

By: Norman, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1989

Seller ID: 2278992

ISBN: 0394822536

Condition: Good


Light foxing to front and rear endpapers. 1989 Hard Cover. From cover to cover, this openly invites the reader to discover the delights of dinosaurs. The visual appeal is impressive. The text is informative. Fossilization, skeleton reconstruction, and a superb time scale round out a stunning and compelling book. View more info

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Dinosaurology: The Search for a Lost World (Ologies)

By: Rimes, Raleigh

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Candlewick Press: 2013

Seller ID: 2297759

ISBN: 0763667390

Condition: Near Fine


Edges lightly rubbed. 2013 Large Hardcover. Could dinosaurs still roam the earth? With this discovery in the ’Ology series, readers come face-to-face with living, breathing dinosaurs. What if dinosaurs had not died out? What if whole colonies of the prehistoric beasts had survived on a remote island off the coast of South America? This adventure in the best-selling ’Ology series offers young dinosaur lovers a tantalizing taste of what that would be like. The year is 1907, and young adventurer Raleigh Rimes is on an expedition to South America with real-life explorer Percy Fawcett. There he... 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 from Lindow Moss, numerous bog bodies have been rediscovered or re-examined in Ireland and the Netherlands, all of which hav... 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 history. These new sciences took the Victorians by storm, inundating them with fossils, skeletal remains, and potsherds—ar... View more info