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Flint Ridge - Certain Mounds and Village Sites Volume 3 Part 3, Mills (1920)

In this part of the third volume of Certain Mounds and Village Sites in Ohio, Mills performs an in-depth study of the famous flint deposit named, appropriately, Flint Ridge.

This 7-1/2" x 10-1/2", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains 73 pages, 32 illustrations and full page photographs. $10.95

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The Ulrich Mound Group - Certain Mounds and Village Sites Volume 3, Part 2, Mills (1919)

Truman Mills gets credit for the examination of the Ulrich Mound Group although William C. Mills is still listed as the author of this part of the famous archaeological series. 

This 7-1/2" x 10-1/2", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains 16 pages, 6 illustrations and full page photographs.  $5.95

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The Circular, Square and Octagonal Earthworks of Ohio, Thomas(1889)

A classic by Cyrus Thomas who was intimately involved with identifying and describing  the Mound Builders as the Curator of Ethnology of the Smithsonian Institution in the late 19th Century.   This book describes in detail the geometric mounds of Ohio and our reprint features the FULL-Size foldouts as present in the original.

This 6" x 9-1/2", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains: 34 pages and includes the 5 full-size foldouts of mound plans. $9.95

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Foot-Prints of Vanished Races in the Mississippi Valley, Conant (1879)

An early work that is frequently referenced in other works on U.S. Archaeology.  Conant did not necessarily agree with the institutionalized archaeological views of the Smithsonian but offers alternate explanations of the Mound Builders.

This 7" x 10", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains: 122 pages and numerous illustrations and full page plates of mound diagrams, artifacts, pottery, etc.   $12.95

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Art in Shell of the Ancient Americans, Homes (1881)

The shell artifacts of the United States as only Holmes could describe them. Some very famous artifacts from sites over the United States.

This 7-1/2" x 10-1/2", soft cover, facsimile reprint with the 56 full-page plates makes for 229 pages in all.  $16.95

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Aboriginal Copper, Related Articles from the Wisconsin Archeologist (1904 & 1911)

Two related volumes  of the Wisconsin Archeologist bound into one book.  The Ancient Copper Workings on Isle Royale (Vol. 10, No. 2, 1911) and Native Copper Implements of Wisconsin (Vol. 3, No. 2, 1904)

This 6" x 9-1/2", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains: 112 pages and includes many illustrations and full-size plates.  $12.95

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A Narrative of Explorations in New Mexico, Arizona, Indiana, etc., Moorehead (1906)

Warren K. Moorehead covers quite a few areas in this one such as collecting at Flint ridge, Ohio, flint quarry in Tennessee, explorations at the mouth of the Wabash, etc. and has Gerard Fowke's description of Flint Ridge in the Appendix - to boot.

This 6-1/2" x 9-1/2", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains 82 illustrations, 199 pages in all. $14.95

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Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities, The Lithic Industries, Holmes (1919)

Another classic work on stone working by William Henry Holmes of the Bureau of Ethnology.  Includes flint knapping, ground stone techniques, quarrying and large stonework  A very comprehensive study of prehistoric stone working techniques.

This 6-3/4" x 9-3/4", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains: 380 pages and 282 illustrations (many are full page). $24.95

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Explorations of the Aboriginal Remains of Tennessee, Jones(1876)

The book that presented the antiquities of Tennessee to the world.  Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, number 259.  This rare and expensive original is now affordable for everyone.

This 8-1/4" x 10-3/4", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains: 171 pages and 85 illustrations.  $16.95

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Discussion as to Copper From the Mounds

A relatively scarce work that has articles from the American Archaeologist concerning whether copper artrifacts found in the mounds were of European origin. Our original copy apparently belonged to M.R. Harrington (Certain Caddo Sites and the Heye Foundation fame) as his signature was on the first page which we included for our reprint version.

The list of contributing authors reads like a Who's Who of archaeology: Moore, McGuire, Putnam, Dorsey, Moorehead and Willoughby.

This 6-1/2" x 9", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains 55 pages   $7.95

   

 

Primitive Man in Michigan, Hinsdale (1932)

Hinsdale's classic of Michigan archaeology  weighs in with some interesting and unique archaeological sites and fantastic artifacts.  From earthworks to barbed axes, it's all here in a very informative study of the great state of Michigan's prehistoric past.

This 6-1/2" x 9", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains 245 pages   $18.95

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Archaeology of the Arkansas River Valley,  Moorehead (1931)

 

Moorehead's study of the Arkansas River Valley with supplementary papers on The Prehistoric Cultures of Oklahoma by Joseph B. Thoburn and The Exploration of Jacobs Cavern by Charles Peabody

This 8" x 10-1/2",  205 page soft cover book contains 76 illustrations (many full page) and 11  full page plates of Jacobs Cavern.   $18.95

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