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The Archeological Resources of Albemarle

Authors: Wozniak, Frank E.; Scurlock, Dan, and Winter, Joseph C. Publisher: University of New Mexico Office of Contract Archeology Pub Date: 1981 Binding: Paperback (post & stick) Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  Previous owner’s name in ink on title page.   Lower rear cover corner has approx. 1″ fold.  Numerous dings and dents to edges,…

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Investigations at the Pueblo Alto Complex, Chaco Canyon (5 volume set)

 

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Pottery of Santo Domingo Pueblo: A Detailed Study of Its Decoration

Author: Chapman, Kenneth M. Publisher: Laboratory of Anthropology Pub Date: 1936(original date, subsequent printings-see below) Binding: Paperback (with flaps) Condition: 2 copies.  Copy 1: Fair to Good.  Original edition, not UNM Press reprint or Print on Demand. Cover designed by Merle Armitrage.  Binding taped. Slight chipping and bumping to cover. This is a used book,…

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Field Methods in Archaeology

Heizer, R. (1954). Field Methods in Archaeology; Prepared for Archaeological Expeditions of the Museum of Northern Arizona. Harold S. Colton. Museum of Northern Arizona, Technical Series, No. 1. Second edition. Flagstaff, 1953. 30 pages, 5 figures, $1.00. American Antiquity, 20(2), 189-189. doi:10.2307/277588      Citation at   https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/american-antiquity/article/field-methods-in-archaeology-prepared-for-archaeological-expeditions-of-the-museum-of-northern-arizona-harold-s-colton-museum-of-northern-arizona-technical-series-no-1-second-edition-flagstaff-1953-30-pages-5-figures-100/8C8B1C104CAF7473BEFDED3631E7B8BB

Colton obituary at   http://www.esa.org/history/obits/Colton_HS.pdf

 

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Maori Tattooing

If you’ve never been, try  https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/                   .  They have a particularly en(gross)ing page of Maj. Gen. Robley and his Maori tattoo collection.  https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/robley-maori-tattooed-heads-1895/

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Valdez Phase Occupation near Taos, New Mexico

Author: Green, Ernestene L. Publisher: Ft. Burgwin Research Center Pub Date: 1976 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s name in ink on title page.  Very light corner and edge wear.  Small wrinkles on lower front cover at spine edge.  Slight smudging to lower text block.  Appears unused. Notes:…

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An Archeological Survey of 48 Drill Hole Locations and Access Routes for the Salt River Project

Author: Allen, Christina G. Publisher: Office of Contract Archeology, University of New Mexico Pub Date: 1981 Binding: Paperback (post & stick) Condition: Good.  Post & Stick binding tight, plastic intact.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s name stamped on title page. Notes: Includes map of all 48 drill hole locations, in envelope attached to…

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The Oraibi Summer Snake Ceremony

Author: Voth, H.R. (Heinrich Richert, 1855-1931) Publisher: Field Columbian Museum (now the Field Museum of Natural History) Pub Date: 1903 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair to Good.  Ex-library.  Binding tight.  No marks, bends or folds.  Frontispiece is detaching from binding but still intact.  Without dust jacket (as issued?).  Some scuffing to front board, spine. Notes: Field…

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Cultural Resources Overview for the Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada

Authors: Pippin, Lonnie C. and Zerga, Donald L. Publisher: U.S. Department of Energy Pub Date: 1983 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good. Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.    Appears unread. –Notes: The Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Site–Yucca Mountain–sits on the Nevada Test Range, near Las Vegas.  Rare.  I can find this in only 8 libraries…

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