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Archaeology - Africa.

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1 BC : The Archaeology of the Bible Lands.  Magnus Magnusson.
BCA 1977 Very Good  Very Good Shirley Felts. 
A very good book without inscriptions or other marks. Touch of fixing to page edges, small ding to bottom edge of front cover, light shelfwear. DJ has light rub along top edge.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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2 Egyptian Mummies : Unraveling the Secrets of an Ancient Art Brier, Bob
Brockhampton Press 1996 1860199208 / 9781860199202 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good. 
A very good 352 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks in a very good DJ. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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3 Hatchepsut : The Female Pharaoh Tyldesley, Joyce A.
Penguin Books. 1998 0140244646 / 9780140244649 Paperback Very Good No DJ. 
A very good 270 page paperback book. Owner's inscription in top margin of flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Clean and tight, mildest touch of edge rub. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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4 In Search of the Sahara Crewe, Quentin
Michael Joseph 1983 0718123484 / 9780718123482 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good. Very Good. Tim Beddow 
A very good unmarked 262 page hardback book in a very good DJ. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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5 The Architecture of Ancient Egypt: A Historical Outline. Edward Bell
G Bell & Sons Ltd. 1915 Hard Cover Good No DJ 
A good 255 page hardback book. Blindstamped "PRESENTATION COPY" in top margin of title page. "Presented by Author" in pencil on front endpaper. Internally clean and tight, covers rubbed all round, backstrip faded. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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6 The Great Pyramid : Its Secrets and Mysteries Revealed Smyth, Piazzi
Bell Publishing Company 1978 051726403X / 9780517264034 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A very good 664 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. DJ is a little sunned on the spine, with a little rub & short tears along top & bottom. 1978 facsimile reprint of the 1880 fourth edition. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Later Prehistory of Eastern and Southern Africa, Phillipson, D.W.
7 The Later Prehistory of Eastern and Southern Africa Phillipson, D.W.
Heinemann 1977 0435947508 / 9780435947507 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A very good 323 page ex-university library hardback book with the usual stamps and labels. Clean and tight, minimal shelfwear, seems to have had little actual use. No DJ. 12 chapters, references, index, 100 maps and figures, 40 plates. A well-researched work, crammed with detail. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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8 The Mountains of Pharaoh: 2,000 Years of Pyramid Exploration. Leonard Cottrell.
Book Club 1975 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
A very good 272 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Pages toned, DJ edge rubbed. Book club edition. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The Mummy's Tale: The Scientific and Medical Investigation of Nasef-Amun, Priest  in the Temple at Karnak., A R David & E Tapp, Editors.
9 The Mummy's Tale: The Scientific and Medical Investigation of Nasef-Amun, Priest in the Temple at Karnak. A R David & E Tapp, Editors.
Michael O'Mara Books Ltd. 1992 1854791354 / 9781854791351 First Edition. Hard Cover Good Good 
A good 176 page ex-library hardback book. Minimal library markings, just a barcode strip and two inkstamps, otherwise unmarked. Clean and tight, lean to spine, very light shelfwear. DJ is gently rubbed along top & bottom edges. 13 chapters, chronological table, references, further reading list, index. 69 monochrome figures. Using radiology, CT scans, endoscopy and histology, serology and dental studies, a modern autopsy was performed on Natsef-Amun more than 3000 years after his death. He was a priest & scribe who lived and worked in the reign of Ramesses XI. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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10 The Return of the Gods : Evidence of Extraterrestrial Visitations Von Daniken, Erich
Element Books. 1997 185230961X / 9781852309619 First British Hard Cover Near Fine. Near Fine. 
A near fine unworn, unmarked, 168 page hardback book in an unworn DJ. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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11 The Sign and the Seal  Graham Hancock.
BCA 1992 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good book with patchily browned page edges in a very good DJ. The classic "Lost Ark of the Covenant" book, much better researched than most, with 61 photographs and 70 pages of references. A good read, though the big question remains unanswered.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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12 The Splendour That Was Egypt : New & Revised Edition.  Margaret A Murray.
BCA 1973 Very Good  Complete but Tatty 
A very good book club example of the new revised edition without inscriptions or other marks. Tight & clean, some yellowing & foxing to page edges. DJ is well rubbed and chipped.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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13 Tywysennau O'r Aifft.  Kate Bosse Griffiths.
Llyfrau'r Dryw. 1970 First Edition Very Good  Very Good 
A very good book with "meths!80" written on rear endpaper. Text entirely in Welsh. A few small spots on front endpaper, maybe tea splashes. Page edges dulled. DJ is rubbed all round with chipping at head of spine. Describes a trip around Egypt, mentioning not only the obvious antiquities, but other less ancient matters of interest, concerning both the country and its people.  
Price: 15.00 GBP
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14 Wonders of the World Simon Goldhill
Folio Society 2006 Second Printing. Hard Cover Fine No DJ. 
A fine, unmarked, apparently unused, book in a very good slipcase with just the lightest touch of shelf wear. a lovely example. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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15 Zimbabwe Cavalcade: Rhodesia's Romance B G Paver
Cassell & Co Ltd. 1957 Revised UK Edition. Hard Cover Good 
A good 217 page hardback book. Front endpaper cleanly removed, owner's name & address sticker on half-title. Sellotape marks inside covers. No indication of library marks. Clean & tight, no DJ. The history of Zimbabwe with three maps and twelve pages of half-tones illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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