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Title:The Origins and Growth of Archaeology (Pelican Books)
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$13.10)
Item ID:SB00-0117022
Publisher:Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1967
Illustrator:Photographic and Illustrations
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Penguin Books, 1967, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations

list of plates, preface by author, acknowledgements, sources of the extracts, books and further reading and index. Between pages 152 and 153 there are eight pages of black and white illustrations, as well as the occasional black-and-white illustrations within the text. Gray coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "In about three centuries archaeology has evolved from treasure-hunting and the quaint speculation of antiquarians into a meticulous discipline, absorbing techniques from other sciences in order to extract the maximum of information from the slightest of evidence." -- from the rear panel blurb. The author goes into the history of this quantum shift. Part of the Penguin Special Library Edition series. Minor softening of the top backstrip edge with a little rubbing of the book corners. Browning of the textblock edges and of the pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip corners. Rubbing to all. Creases of the dustwrapper and to the panels themselves. Sunning to the front panel. There is an abrasion to the left-hand corner of the front panel – signs of removal of a price sticker. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [12], 13-303, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Archaeology; Inventory No: 0117022.
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