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Image for Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3900

ISBN: 0774809817

Condition: Good


0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. View more info

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Dè T'a Hoti Ts'eeda : We Live Securely by the Land

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of the Northwest Territories, Culture & Communications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H2121

ISBN: 0770801498

Condition: Good


0770801498 78 pages. Catalogue for an exhibition of Dene material selected from the collections from the National Museums Scotland. Printed upon glossy stock. Illustrated with colour photography. Text in English and a native language. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Dakelh Keyoh: The Southern Carrier in Earlier Time

Dakelh Keyoh: The Southern Carrier in Earlier Time

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Quesnel School District: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H0643

ISBN: 0969363885

Condition: Good


0969363885 87 pages. Bibliography. Maps. Reproductions of photos. "Offers a glimpse of what life was like for the people at a time when they were free to enjoy the fruit of their land without the intrusions of our modern society" - Editor. Moderate wear. Few markings. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

Perspectives on Northern Northwest Coast Prehistory (Mercury Series-Archaeological Survey of Canada, 160)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Hull, PQ, Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64601498

ISBN: 0660178443

Condition: Fine


0660178443 281 pages. Thirteen scientists provide insight into the archaeology of the north coast of British Columbia in celebration of the field work begun by George F. MacDonald for the National Museum of Canada in 1966. A decade of field seasons saw excavation at 18 sites representing 5000 years of human occupation. Most fieldwork was done at Prince Rupert Harbour. Author is Curator of Physical Anthropology at the Canadian Museum of Civilization and has been involved in Northwest Coast archaeological research for over 30 years. Clean, bright and unmarked with minor crease to bottom cor... View more info

Image for Between continents/between seas: Precolumbian art of Costa Rica

Between continents/between seas: Precolumbian art of Costa Rica

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Detroit Institute of Arts: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 636A6084

ISBN: 0810907291

Condition: Good


0810907291 240 pages. Presents the first comprehensive exhibition of Costa Rican art to tour the United states. The exhibition consisted of approximately 300 ceramic, gold, jade and monumental stone objects and brought together a rich and superb assemblage of ceremonial, utilitarian, and decorative works dating from the era before the arrival of Columbus." - from Foreward. Many beautiful colour photographs plus black and white illustrations. Clean, bright and unmarked. Binding sound. Moderate wear. Small folds to upper corners of some pages. Nice copy of this beautiful work. View more info

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Dynamics of Southwestern Prehistory (Smithsonian Series in Archaeological Inquiry)

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Smithsonian: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126A7656

ISBN: 0874743346

Condition: Very Good


0874743346 395 pages. Index. "Focuses on the classical areas of Southwest prehistory, including the Hohokam, Anasazi, and Mogollon regions." - from dust jacket. Moderate quantity of markings. Minimal wear. Clean and bright. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Quality copy. View more info

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Africa in Antiquity: The Arts of Ancient Nubia and the Sudan

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Brooklyn Museum Bookshop: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 663G2871

ISBN: 0872730654

Condition: Good


0872730654 143 pages. Bibliography. Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: October 1967

By: Adams, Marian: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764G0121

Condition: Good


31 pages Features: Nova Scotia Furniture - Brief history of furniture making in Nova Scotia; Stoke-On-Trent: City of Living Tradition - History of the Staffordshire Potteries; Art in London - A short guide to the wealth of art and antiquities in London; Victoria and Albert Museum - Brief look at the history and collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum; Transfer Prints on Worcester: First period porcelain; Glamour of Old English Drinking Glasses; Once the Cork is Pulled - Bottled wines antique or "rare" treasure?; Pioneer Living; and Samplers - The craft of sampler stitchi... View more info

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Alberni Prehistory : Archaeological and Ethnographic Investigations On Western Vancouver Island

By: Alan D. McMillan; Denis E. St. Claire

Price: $139.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Theytus Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73204496

ISBN: 091944105X

Condition: Very Good


091944105X 219 pages. Black and white illustrations. "The first book to detail the prehistory and culture history of the Central Westcoast (Nootkan) people, the Tseshaht and Opetchesaht, whose traditional homeland includes the Alberni Valley and the Westcoast region of Vancouver Island.... Represents the long-awaited completion of a community archaeology project initiated in 1973. Includes a full report on the analysis of the data excavated from one prehistoric native village site, a survey of all other recorded archaeological sites in the study area, plus detailed ethnographic and hist... View more info

Image for They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia

They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia

By: Annie York; Richard Daly; Chris Arnett

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Talonbooks: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737A4693

ISBN: 0889223319

Condition: Fine


0889223319 300 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated with colour photos, black and white photos and images of the petroglyphs discussed. "Describes, among many other things, the solitary spiritual meditations of young people in the mountains, a form of education once essential to all those who wished to succeed in life with their particular talents... Opens a discussion of some of the issues in rock research that relate to 'notating' and 'writing' on the landscape, around the world and through the millennia. This landmark publication presents a well-researched hypothesis to explain ... View more info

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Eye-Witness to the Annexation of Cameroon 1883-1887

By: Ardener, Shirley G. (Signed)

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Cameroon, Ministry of Primary Education and West Cameroon Antiquities Commission: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G3404

Condition: Good


89 pages. Signed and dated by author atop half-title page. List of references. Reproductions of black and white illustrations. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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A Guide to the Egyptian Collections in the British Museum

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, The British Museum: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241C5072

Condition: Fair


325 pages including extensive index. With black and white plates and illustrations in the text. Above-average wear. Boards attached but loosely. A worthy reference copy of this excellent reference. View more info

Gabriola: Petroglyph Island

By: Bentley, Mary; Bentley, Ted

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Sono Nis Pr: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71302567

ISBN: 0919462812

Condition: Fine


0919462812 111 pages including index. Native Indian rock art, the petroglyph, is to be found all over the northwest coast. Gabriola Island houses a major site which was discovered as recently as 1976. Includes photographs, rubbings, drawings and descriptions of over fifty of the petroglyphs on this site and on five other sites on the island. Discusses petroglyphs in general as to their locations, carving methods, dating techniques and the possible reasons for their existence. Well-researched with thoughtful discussion. Negligible wear. Date written atop title page else clean, bright and... View more info

Image for Bella Bella: A Season of Heiltsuk Art

Bella Bella: A Season of Heiltsuk Art

By: Black, Martha

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Washington Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731A0890

ISBN: 029597608X

Condition: Fair


029597608X 207 pages. References. "This seminal work focuses on Canada's premier collection of Heiltsuk art, the R.W. Large Collection in the Royal Ontario Museum, illuminating its early twentieth-century origins and the continuity and power of Heiltsuk cultural expression. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Worthy reading copy. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 4 July 1959 - Scandal of Our Lost Art Treasures

By: Bodsworth, Fred; Newman, Peter C.; Hardy, W.G.; Curry, Ralph L.; MacLennan, Hugh; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2452

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Brief piece on North Vancouver sprinter Harry Jerome; Non-Profits should pay taxes; Bruce Bairnsfather and his friend, Old Bill; Studebaker Lark car ad; The Scandal of our lost art treasures - while our museums were buying Chinese and Greek antiquities foreign collectors practically swept this country bare of irreplaceable native relics and pioneer art - article with colour photos of impressive U.S. collections of northwest coast native art; John Diefenbaker shows his souvenirs of John A. MacDonald; The Day Canada Was Born - interesting photo-illustrated article about July... View more info

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Pursuing the Past: a General account of British Columbia Archaeology

By: Bunyan, D. E.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, UBC Museum of Anthropology: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155A5072

ISBN: 0888650957

Condition: Very Good


0888650957 36 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations and line drawings. Prior owner's name atop foreward. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for A Guide to the Ruins of Kilwa - with Some Notes on Other Antiquities in the Region

A Guide to the Ruins of Kilwa - with Some Notes on Other Antiquities in the Region

By: Chittick, H.N.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Tanzania, National Culture and Antiquities Division, Ministory of Community Development and National Culture: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 241G1762

Condition: Good


23 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. Map. Diagrams. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: April 1967

Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: April 1967

By: Collard, Elizabeth; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764A2001

Condition: Good


Features: Strickland Family Artists; Bell Pottery; Silver and the Young Collector; Winchester Cathedral; Furniture Designs - the three masters; The Chafing Dish; Digging Up Ontario's Past - early Ontario Documents; Reason for the Beaver Goblet; London Letter - Oriental Antiquities; Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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The lost tomb of Viracocha: unlocking the secrets of the Peruvian pyramids

By: COTTERELL,Maurice

Price: $399.95

Publisher: UK, Headline Books: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 418A9593

ISBN: 0747221650

Condition: Very Good


0747221650 214 pages. Handwritten signature of the incomparable Maurice Cotterell upon title page. Bibliography. Index. Many colour plates and black and white illustrations. "Follows the trail of the Supergods to South America and discovers the treasure-filled tombs of two more sun-kings, buried allive over 1,500 years ago in the long-lost pyramids of Peru. These two great kings shared much in common with Lord Pacal and Tutankhamun." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. This l... View more info

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World Prehistory: A Brief Introduction (5th Edition)

By: Fagan, Brian M.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Prentice Hall: 2002

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 221A1206

ISBN: 0130404632

Condition: Good


0130404632 375 pages. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Quality copy. View more info