Good. Previous owner's name on back of front cover; few marks in text; some stains on front cover and spine. 414 p.; Contains illustrations, index. Carnegie Inst. of Wash., Pub. No. 609. Originally published in 1956.
Acceptable. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (However the dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but the notes cannot obscure the text. Book may be a price cutter or have a remainder mark.
Trucksess, Ann. Very Good + No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 414pp. incl. index; SC salmon w/blk.; some rub w/spine sunned; clean, tight pgs. "...presents the essential facts regarding ceramic materials and processes, makes the properties of pottery more meaningful, and evaluates methods of analysis and description in terms of archaelolgical objectives." illus.
Good. Clean and tightly bound paperback original, faded spine, no inscriptions, appears little used. New foreword by the author. xxxii + 414 pages, 59 figures & 11 tables in the text, appendices, references, index.
Good. No Dust Jacket. The cover image and date may vary. Possible defects such as light shelving wear may exist. May have minor creasing, writing, stickers and/or residue. COAS Books, A Bookstore for Everyone. Buy with confidence-Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Near Fine. No Jacket as Issued. Hard cover reprint edition, originally published as a manuscript in 1956. Red cloth with gilt titles, 414 pp., illustrated in black and white with photos and line drawings. Near fine copy with a hint of wear. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
Anna O Shepard's book on the analysis of ceramics is a classic., It was the manual for any archaeology student studying cultures which produced ceramics. It may not be the book of choice today, but anyone who reads it will still be rewarded with a model analytical approach.
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