Paleo Indian Artifacts

Author: Lar Hothem
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ISBN: 9781574324259
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Lar Hothem, author of the bestselling series, Indian Artifacts of the Midwest, and several other books on arrowheads, pipes, and trade relics, is widely known for his research in the field of Indian artifacts. His latest book, complete with more than 2,200 color photographs, features the highly valuable chipped points and blades, plus many of the sometimes overlooked minor tool types. All of the basic Paleo artifacts and classes are shown and described, and interesting facts about ancient Paleo lifeways, supported by archaeology, are provided. Sections on discoveries and auction results will be of interest to the reader. Current values for Paleo artifacts of all types are given, and a large number of top-grade Paleo points, some never before published, are pictured. There are chapters of Paleo knives and non-point tools of all kinds, and tips on collecting these artifacts. This book contains the most Paleo artifacts pictured in any publication to date, including some of the more valuable fluted and lanceolate points in North America from some of the finest private collections. Paleo-Indian Artifacts offers a glimpse into an ancient world as revealed by the tools and weapons. 2008 values.

Collector s Guide to Indian Pipes

Author: Lar Hothem
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This unique value guide showcases highly personal, well-made smoking instruments. Informational sections on how pipes were made, what to look for and what to avoid when collecting pipes. Other pipe facts and finds are also included. Over 1,000 color photos.

Ornamental Indian Artifacts

Author: Lar Hothem
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ISBN: 9781574325195
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Lar Hothem's newest book, Ornamental Indian Artifacts, has over a dozen major chapters, ranging from prehistoric to early historic to more recent times. The book contains over 1,800 color photographs, each with information on type, materials, size, origin, and a current collector value. Popular artifact types including bannerstones, gorgets, pendants, pipes, discoidals, and plummets, are shown. Many of the artifacts are from advanced private collections and have never before been seen in any publication. Two growing collecting fields, Eskimo and Latin American artifacts, are explored this time. A general information chapter provides interesting background facts about ornamental artifacts, while another explores the subject from an archaeological perspective. There is a large chapter on recent auction results so that collectors can see what some artifacts have brought during competitive bidding. Fans of Hothem's other Indian titles will once again be delighted with his latest book! 2007 values.

Antler Bone Shell Artifacts

Author: Lar Hothem
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ISBN: 9781574324617
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The finest North American Indian artifacts were made of organic materials, and luckily many survive. Materials used include the most common, bone, plus antler, shell, fur, ivory, and horn. Artifact classes range from projectile points and awls to fishhooks, gorgets, beads, and more. Collectors today value such pieces because of their artistic beauty and rarity. Most of them were destroyed by natural processes over the centuries, so those that remain are treasured. Lar Hothem, author of the bestselling five-volume series Indian Artifacts of the Midwest, has once again produced a fantastic book for Indian artifacts collectors. Each artifact includes information on type or class, material, size, find-location, and (in most cases) an estimated value. Background information is included about these artifacts, including finds made throughout North America. Advertisements from early dealers are listed, as well as recent auction results. This book opens the window to a fascinating world of study and collecting. 2006 values.

North American Indian Artifacts

Author: Lar Hothem
Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9780873415545
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Describes, illustrates, and lists the current market value of Indian artifacts including arrowheads, slate ornaments, tools, pottery, baskets, clothing, pipes, weaving, dolls, and jewelry

Collecting Indian Knives

Author: Lar Hothem
Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated
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Expanded and updated with new photos and information, this second edition is loaded with values and identification guidelines to help identify Indian knife artifacts. 16-page color photo gallery. 200 bandw photos.

Indian Axes Related Stone Artifacts

Author: Lar Hothem
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ISBN: 9781574322194
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This is the only book available, designed for collectors, about prehistoric Indian axes. The author of the popular four-volume Indian Artifacts of the Midwest series has brought back this title for a second edition, which includes almost 500 b/w photos and now includes an all-new colour section with almost 100 photos.

Arrowheads Projectile Points

Author: Lar Hothem
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Surveys the types of Indian arrowheads from the various regions of the United States and Canada and provides guidance on dating and collecting arrowheads

Indian Bannerstones and Related Artifacts

Author: Lar Hothem
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Begun by the late Lar Hothem and completed by James R. Bennett, this co-authored identification and value guide focuses on the very popular and often ornate Indian bannerstone artifacts of ancient America. With several hundred full-color photographs representing some of America's most famous bannerstone collections, Indian Bannerstones & Related Artifacts gives collectors an in-depth look at hundreds of the most prized ancient weapon components collected in modern times, including many rare and valuable examples.