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Mysteries from Forgotten Worlds

By: Berlitz, Charles (with J. Manson Valentine)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1973

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004627


225 pp., light to moderate toning. No spine creases or markings, a few pages have dog-ear creases. With b&w photos and illustrations. Green-tinted edges. An unorthodox survey of various archaelogical sites and what they hint at in terms of extraterrestial visits, etc. View more info

Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaelogy

By: Ceram, C.W. (Garside, E.B., Trans.)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: 13th Printing

Seller ID: 002923


428 pp. Very clean and sturdy, light wear, no markings except for tiny ink date on front endpaper, and previous owner's embossed ID seal on front endpaper and flyleaf. With 32 plates, bibliography and index. An introduction to archaelogy for the layman; a highly readable explanation of what archaelogy is all about and brief descriptions of some of its major figures. View more info

Discovery of Ancient America

By: Deal, David Allen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Irvine, California, Kherem La Yah Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005788


136 pp. with photos, drawings, bibliography, reference notes, linguistic charts. Fading of grey cover along spine. No spine creasing, no markings. Light wear. An errata sheet laid in. In this monograph written for laymen, Deal lays out his theory that ancient Hebrew mariners visited North America perhaps 3,000 years ago. He asserts that inscriptions found on a cliff in Valencia County, New Mexico, are a form of ancient Hebrew and proclaim the Ten Commandments. Several ap... View more info

The Bible Code

By: Drosnin, Michael

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Seller ID: 002225


233 pp. Inscription on front endpaper, otherwise no markings. Faint outline of a coffee spot on rear panel of dust jacket, slight chipping. A Biblical code discovered by Israeli mathemetician Eliyahu Rips and his colleagues in 1994 is presented in layman's terms by an investigative reporter. The code is a series of Hebrew words that can be found in the first 5 books of the Old Testament. Drosnin said he became a believer in the code after he warned Yitzhak Rabin of a for... View more info

New Archaeological Finds in China (II): More Discoveries During the Cultural Revolution

By: Foreign Language Press

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Peking, China, Foreign Language Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005536


128 pp., with 8 pp. of color photos, additional b&w photos. Clean, light wear, no markings. Light soil on rear cover. A collection of 16 articles from various Chinese archaeologists and publications re archaeological work inside China during the 1970s. Quotes from Chairman Mao sprinkled throughout. Includes a summary of finds, plus details about Panlunghcheng, a Shang city; tombs f the early western Chou dynasty; a mining site in Hupeh province; Chu's tomb in Kiangling; ... View more info

Origins

By: Leakey, Richard

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co: 1977

Seller ID: 004034


264 pp., 240 illustrations, photos and maps, 100 in color. Fine except for 1 by 2 inch upper right corner ripped away from front free endpaper. No markings, binding solid. The son of Louis and Richard Leakey theorizes that 3 different species of hominids lived in the same era in prehistoric Africa. He argues that humans are distinguished from apes by their ability to share and construct a culture. Readable distilliation of archaelogical issues of human evolution. View more info

Before Civilization: The Radiocarbon Revolution and Prehistoric Europe

By: Renfrew, Colin

Price: $3.65

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Seller ID: 000056


292 pp. with b&w photos, illustrations. Bibliog., notes, index. British archaeologist-anthropologist applies radiocarbon dating to conclude that European prehistoric cultures predate Pyramids. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info