SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6338, 12 May 2017

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6338, 12 May 2017, coverAAAS. Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6338, 12 May 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. pp557-656. Very Good. Paperback. (#26266) $10.00

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Features Forest Geography: mapping forest of the dryland biome. Also insect populations, science and stories, water abundance in an exoplanet atmosphere, and more.

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6336, 28 April 2017

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 356, No. 6336, 28 April 2017, coverAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science. Science Magazine (Volume 356, No. 6336, 28 April 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26210) $10.00

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Features Vaccine Wars: How doubts breach defenses against disease. Also article on the March for Science and an introduction to some of the people who marched, with photographs. pp345-460.

LOWIE MUSEUM: Journey To The West: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

Lowie Museum. Journey To The West: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt. Regents of the University of California, 1979. Unmarked. Printed on heavy card stock. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26142) $20.00

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Catalog of the exhibition at the Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology June 22, 1979-March 3, 1980. Illustrated. Topics include George Reisner and the Egyptian Collections at the Lowie Museum, the Gods of Egypt, Mummification, private statuary and more. Suggestions for further reading. Map. 22p.

THOMPSON, DB: Garden Lore of Ancient Athens

Garden Lore of Ancient Athens, book coverThompson, Dorothy Burr; Griswold, Ralph E. Garden Lore of Ancient Athens. American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 196. Unmarked. Tanned edges. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26117) $14.00

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Section of color plates, 50 black and white illustrations throughout.

The ancient Greeks’ awareness of landscape is also apparent in their choice of sites for temples and theaters, their love of trees in the care expended on temple groves, and their delight in flowers in the innumerable stories of mythological lore.

They also use floral motives to give color and ornamental detail to architecture or as decorative designs in vase painting.

A selection of such ornaments appears on these pages.

WORMINGTON, HM: Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest No. 7 (Eleventh Printing)

Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest No. 7 (Eleventh Printing), book coverWormington, H.M. Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest No. 7 (Eleventh Printing). The Denver Museum of Natural History, 1973. Unmarked Text. Good. Paperback. (#26087) $12.00

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Eleventh printing, 58 illustrations. Topics include the most ancient cultures, the Anasazi culture, the Hohokam culture, the Mogollon culture, the Sinagua people and the Patayan culture. 191p. Index. Glossary. Bibliography. Appendix by Erik K. Reed on Outstanding exhibit-sites, Modern Pueblos, Local Museums.

LOFFREDA, S: Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1)

Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1), book coverLoffreda, Stanislao. Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1). Jerusalem: Franciscan Printing Press, 2001. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26046) $12.00

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Beautifully illustrated with plans, photographs and objects. Bibliography.

Capernaum was a fishing village in the time of the Hasmoneans. Located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. It had a population of about 1,500. Archaeological excavations have revealed two ancient synagogues built one over the other. A church near Capernaum is said to be the home of Saint Peter. 86p.

Second edition, reprinted 2001. Original edition dated 1993.

THOMPSON, DB: Miniature Sculpture From the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora)

Miniature Sculpture From the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora), book coverThompson, Dorothy Burr. Miniature Sculpture From the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora). American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1959. Unmarked. Second printing. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26034) $16.00

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This booklet offers a selection of the sculptured figures of humans and animals that ave been found all over the Agora, ranging in date from the earliest occupation of Athens to the end of the Late Roman period. 79 illustrations.

Miniature Sculpture From the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora), inside pages