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.
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.
G+ (Outer spine is lightly faded; some pencillings in text or margins; has average age overall, inside and out. ) Autumn orange paper wraps in mylar cover; 414 pp., BW illus. and charts. A reprint of this detailed report and analysis from the late 1950s.
Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority.
Fair. Item is intact, but may show shelf wear. Pages may include notes and highlighting. May or may not include supplemental or companion material. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority.
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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