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THE PRINCETON FIELD GUIDE TO PREHISTORIC MAMMALS
Written by Donald R. Prothero. Illustrated by Mary Persis Williams.
Stock no. 1826068
Published by Princeton University Press. Circa 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Guidebook to hundreds of extinct species, from saber-toothed cats to giant mammoths. Large format. Blue cloth boardes, silver title to spine. Colour photos & illustrations. B/w sketches. ISBN: 9780691156828. 4th printing. A lovely copy.

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EARLY MAN
Written by Dina Dobson. Illustrated by John Baynes.
Stock no. 1323197
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No. 87. Printed price of two shillings to front cover, incorrect price of 1/6 printed inside front cover. Cvoers slightly edge worn with a small red ink mark and a small tear to lower edge of front cover. Doodle to one of the pebbles on page 28.

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A GUIDE TO PREHISTORIC SITES IN MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by George Children; George Nash.
Stock no. 2139313
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

Monuments In The Landscape Volume 4. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873827490. Browning to cover edges and pages internally.

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A GUIDE TO PREHISTORIC SITES IN MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by George Children; George Nash.
Stock no. 2137894
Published by Logaston Press. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

Monuments In The Landscape Volume 4. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873827490. Gold address label to inside front cover. Page browning.

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ARCHAEOASTRONOMY AND THE MAYA
Written by Gerardo Aldana Y Villalobos; Edwin L. Barnhart.
Stock no. 1823574
Published by Oxbow Books. 1st 2014. Fine condition.

This book illustrates archaeoastronomical approaches to ancient Mayan cultural production. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams and a few colour. ISBN: 9781782976431.

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THE ORIGIN OF HUMAN SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Written by W.G. Runciman.
Stock no. 1322648
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

These papers bring an interdisciplinary approach to bear on what is arguable the central question in the study of human social evolution. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 259 pages. B/w diagrams. Published for The British Adademy, this is Proceedings of the British Academy 110. ISBN: 0197262503.

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THE PREHISTORY OF METALLURGY IN THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by R.F. Tylecote.
Stock no. 1823436
Published by The Institute Of Metals. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A completely revised edition of the author's 'Metallurgy in Archaeology' (published 1962). Incorporating the results of work done since 1960, this revised text covers native metals, copper and copper-based alloys, tin, lead, antimony, and the fabrication of non-ferrous metals. The Iron Age is divided into various periods appropriate to Britain, ending with the introduction of the blast furnace. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 0904357724. Top & tail of spine & corners lightly rubbed. Previous owner's white address label to front endpaper. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded at edges and spine, closed tear to top edge of rear panel (no loss) and top of spine.

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PREHISTORIC MAN IN WALES AND THE WEST
Written by Frances M. Lynch; Colin Burgess.
Stock no. 1823138
Published by Adams & Dart. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of essays in honour of Lily F. Chitty, archaeologist specialising in prehistoric Wales and the West of England. Edited by Lynch & Burgess. Light brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w drawings and maps. ISBN: 0239000714. Small mark to front board (minor). Text block browned and a little grubby. A few light foxspots present. Price-cut yellow dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little marked to rear panel.

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PREHISTORIC MAN AND BEAST
Written by H.N. Hutchinson. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819575
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st 1896. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 10 b/w plates. xxii and 298 pages including index. Top & tail of spine rubbed with slight fraying and loss of cloth, spine lightly browned. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some scattered foxspots and pencil annotation to margins. All plates present.

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THE PUZZLE OF LIFE; AND HOW IT HAS BEEN PUT TOGETHER
Written by Arthur Nicols.
Stock no. 1819467
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 2nd 1877. Slightly better than good condition.

Second Edition. A Short History of the Formation of the Earth, with its Vegetable and Animal Life, from the Earliest Times. Including an account of pre-historic man, his weapons, tools and works. Small format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine & vignette to front, black title to front. B/w plates. 173 pages. Top & tail of spine rubbed & worn, a few scuffs and marks to covers. Lengthy inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Joints cracked, hinges pulled, binding still feels tight. Pages 30-31 heavily foxed, scattered foxspots otherwise. All plates present.

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THE FIRST DOG
Written by Jan Brett. Illustrated by Jan Brett.
Stock no. 1817625
Published by Harcourt, Inc. Circa 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An exciting tale of adventure in prehistoric times, the author convincingly portrays the growth of the warm bond between man and animal that must, long, long ago, have resulted in the first domesticated dog. Large format. Beige cloth boards with black title to spine. Full colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0152276505. Reprint, 'K' printing.

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PREHISTORIC ANIMALS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2130876
Published by Brooke Bond Oxo. Very good condition.

Brooke Bond Picture Cards, originating free with Brooke Bond Tea and Tea Bags. Oblong format. Cardwraps. Some corner creases.

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