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Title:Mushrooms, Russia, and History
Price:USD$2,000.00
Book ID:B008-q0767os
Quantity:1
Publisher:Pantheon Books, New York, 1957
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Jean-Henri Fabre, Hieronymus Bosch, et al.
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Pantheon Books, 1957, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: Jean-Henri Fabre, Hieronymus Bosch, et al.

Size: 10" By 13", Sumptuous set; the Wassons' first foray into the mushroom and its place in European & Central/South American culture, folklore, & literature. Designed & printed by Hans Mardersteig at the Stamperia Valdonega in an edition of 512; this is number 341. Illustrated with fine color plates after paintings by ... More Text...
Title:800 rare and uncommon Offprints from the prestigious Journal of The Royal Asiatic Society, 1876 to 1990
Price:GBP£995.00 (about USD$1,300.77)
Book ID:CI00-196912
Quantity:1
Place Published:London, 1876
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Paperback
Condition:Very Good Condition
1876, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition

A collection of over 800 rare and uncommon Offprints from the prestigious Journal of The Royal Asiatic Society. A huge and wide ranging selection that would prove very expensive to buy individually and be very time consuming to assemble, if you even could easily do so. A full list of the titles in the collection is available on request. The condition will reflect the fragile and ephemeral format of the production; very good overall. PLEASE ... More Text...
Title:The Book of the Sword
Price:USD$850.00
Book ID:B008-os249
Quantity:1
Publisher:Chatto & Windus, London, 1884
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Quarter Leather
Condition:Very Good
Chatto & Windus, 1884, Quarter Leather, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition

Size: 8" by 11", Evolution and early history of swords, from pointy sticks to the barbarians of the early imperial Roman period, including metal-working techniques. Recently rebound in green quarter leather over vivid marbled boards, spine design from original binding decoration; flyleaf with minor damage, small embossed seal to title page; one-inch triangular chunk torn out of last (index) page, no loss of text. Text clean; xxxix, [blank], 299 pages, index, bibliography, many line illustrations.
Title:400 rare and uncommon Offprints from the prestigious Journal of The Royal Asiatic Society, 1876 to 1990
Price:GBP£495.00 (about USD$647.12)
Book ID:CI00-196914
Quantity:1
Place Published:London, 1876
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Paperback
Condition:Very Good Condition
1876, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition

A collection of over 400 rare and uncommon Offprints from the prestigious Journal of The Royal Asiatic Society. A huge and wide ranging selection that would prove very expensive to buy individually and be very time consuming to assemble, if you even could easily do so. A full list of the titles in the collection is available on request. The condition will reflect the fragile and ephemeral format of the production; very good overall. PLEASE ... More Text...
Title:Livre d'Or de la Mission du Lessoutho. Soixante-Quinze Ans de l'histoire d'une Tribu Sud-Africaine
Price:GBP£350.00 (about USD$457.56)
Book ID:TP01-55057
Quantity:1
Publisher:Maison Des Mission Evangelique, Paris, 1912
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Maison Des Mission Evangelique, 1912, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition

Text in French. A history of the mission, and therefore also of Lesotho. Illustrated copiously throughout with b/w images from photographs. Grey cloth with gilt titles and decoration. The boards are a little bumped at the corners with a couple of nicks over the hinges. Size: Quarto. some tears to spine. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Category: Anthropology; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.
Title:VNTR Population Data: A Worldwide Survey [four volumes in five books]
Price:USD$250.00
Book ID:B008-os564
Quantity:1
Publisher:Forensic Science Research and Training Center, FBI Academy, Quantico, VA, 1993
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Paperback
Condition:Good
Forensic Science Research and Training Center, FBI Academy, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, First Edition

Size: 8½" by 11", Set of five books comprising four volumes, complete. Highly technical statistical compilation of genetic data, for forensic science DNA work. Volume I-A: Study Overview and Hae III Histograms; I-B: Hae III Bin Tables; II: Study Overview and Hinf Histograms and Bin Tables; III: Hae III and Hinf Scatter Plots and Statistical Comparisons; IV: Hae III and Hinf I DNA Profile Frequency Estimates in Various Reference Populations. Mostly charts, figures and tables. Light wear, some creasing, name on front cover of volume I, a few pencil notes and marks within; over 1886 pages, Set
Title:Russia Illustrated; an Historical & Descriptive Account of that Immense Empire, Particularly as regards St. Petersburgh and Moscow
Price:USD$250.00
Book ID:B008-n0821
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Proprietor, London, 1844
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Alfred George Vickers
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Good
The Proprietor, 1844, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Alfred George Vickers

Size: 6½" by 9½", General history and account of Russia, its places, people, & their customs, illustrated with 25 fine engravings from drawings by Vickers. Undated, circa 1844. Hardcover, half brown calf over marbled boards, black spine label, gilt titling. Shows some wear, edges chipped, corners rubbed, pages foxed; plate which should be at 216 is at 116; all plates present though foxed. Binding sound, text clean; viii, 232 pages; illustrated title page + 24 full page engravings.
Title:Paleopathology: An Introduction to the Study of Ancient Evidences of Disease
Price:USD$250.00
Book ID:B008-r0600os
Quantity:1
Publisher:University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1923
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
University of Illinois Press, 1923, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition

Size: 7½" by 10½", Scholarly study of evidence of ancient diseases, injuries, and their treatment in plants, animals & man; sections include fossil plant pathology, fossil vertebrate fractures, arthritis, caries, chronic infections, parasites, bacteriology, opisthotonos, extinction of races, early human pathology, diseases of the ancient Egyptians, pre-Columbian ... More Text...
Title:Islands of Queen Wilhelmina
Price:AUD$280.50 (about USD$204.66)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:PW-13695
Quantity:1
Publisher:Constable, London, 1927
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Constable, 1927, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author

Size: Octavo (standard book size). Contains highlight pen markings to top of some pages, does not affect text. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Anthropology; Antiquarian & Rare. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13695.
Title:Ergativity: Towards a Theory of Grammatical Relations
Price:USD$200.00
ISBN:0125581505
Book ID:B008-MLn014
Quantity:1
Publisher:Academic Press, London & New York, 1979
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Academic Press, 1979, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

Size: 6¼" by 9¼", Scarce study of the "link between language structure and the culture and mentality of those who use a particular language", based on a more thorough study of ergative languages, including Amerindian, Australian, Austronesian, Basque, Burushaski, Caucasian, Chinese, Eskimo, Finnish, Indo-Iranian, Ozark English, Paleosiberian, Papuan, Tibetan-Burman, and ... More Text...
Title:The Hill Magars and Their Neighbors: Hill People Surrounding the Ganges Plain
Price:USD$200.00
Book ID:B008-MLosn13
Quantity:1
Publisher:Tokai University Press, Tokyo, 1974
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Tokai University Press, 1974, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition

Size: 7½" by 10½", Comparative study (1963-64) of hill & plain dwellers in a Nepalese valley, most of the Magar people, but some Hindu; part of a series of studies of rice-cultivating peoples. Stout hardcover, full green cloth, gilt titling. Light general wear, minor rubbing; no jacket; minor pencil underlining & notation noted & erased, but some may remain. [24], 484, [38] pages; index, bibliography, maps, figures, color & b/w photos.
Title:Anthropogenie oder Entwickelungsgeschichte Des Menschen: Gemeinverstandliche Wissenschaftliche Vortrage uber die Grundzuge der Menschlichen Keimes und Stammes-Geschichte
Price:USD$200.00
Book ID:DH00-009854
Quantity:1
Publisher:Wilhem Engelmann, Leipzig, 1874
Edition:Edition Unstated
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Wilhem Engelmann, 1874, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Edition Unstated

Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text is in German. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's name in ink on front free end paper twice. One quarter leather, gilt stamped and ruled on spine, marbled paper over boards, marbled end papers, black-and-white frontispiece, ... More Text...
Title:Social Anthropology of North American Tribes
Price:GBP£150.00 (about USD$196.10)
Signed:By Editor
Book ID:SL00-26186
Quantity:1
Publisher:University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1955
Edition:Revised Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
University of Chicago Press, 1955, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Revised Edition, Signed by Editor

Originally written by seven students of A.R. Radcliffe-Brown to honour his leaving the University of Chicago to assume the chair of Social Anthropology at Oxford, in 1937. This enlarged edition was Radcliffe-Brown's own copy, with an ink inscription from the editor, Fred Eggan, to Radcliffe-Brown 'with respect and admiration' on the front free endpaper. Clean, tight and ... More Text...
Title:Some Account of the Conduct of the Religious Society of Friends towards the Indian Tribes in the Settlement of the Colonies of East and West Jersey and Pennsylvania: with a brief narrative of their labours for the civilization and ... (Truncated)
Price:GBP£150.00 (about USD$196.10)
Book ID:B009-3322
Quantity:1
Publisher:Edward Marsh, London, 1844
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Half Leather)
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Edward Marsh, 1844, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Full Book Title: Some Account of the Conduct of the Religious Society of Friends towards the Indian Tribes in the Settlement of the Colonies of East and West Jersey and Pennsylvania: with a brief narrative of their labours for the civilization and Christian instruction of the Indians, from the time of their settlement in America, to the year ... More Text...
Title:Die Masai. Ethnographische Monographie eines ostafrikanischen Semitenvolkes
Price:USD$191.00
Signed:By Author
Book ID:TD00-123160
Quantity:1
Publisher:Reimer, Berlin, 1914
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Reimer, 1914, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Signed by Author

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in German. Ex-Library. Number written in pencil on free endpage. Light tanning to spine. Stamp on edges of text-block. Black & white photographs and illustrations. Fold-out illustrations. Bookplate on front pastedown with pocket and circulation slip on rear endpages. Boards rubbed. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Tipped in portrait frontispiece. Inscribed and signed by author. Quantity Available: 1. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 123160.
Title:The Ban of the Bori: Demons and Demon-Dancing in West and North Africa
Price:USD$150.00
Book ID:B008-r0561os
Quantity:1
Publisher:Heath, Cranton & Ouseley Ltd, London, 1914
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Heath, Cranton & Ouseley Ltd, 1914, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition

Size: Large Octavo, Tremearne, an Anglo-Australian officer & ethnologist, spent some years in Nigeria and a few months in Tunis; here he discusses traditional Hausa beliefs regarding souls & spirits. Stout hardcover, full brown cloth, gilt titling, black decoration. General wear to book, light fraying to corners; no jacket; endsheets foxed, inner hinges show some splitting but still sound; ink name, bookplate (John Stuart Groves of Wilmington, a notable collector with several bookplates); pages tanned. Text clean; 504 pages; index, appendixes, illustrations, 32 b/w plates, color frontispiece as called for.
Title:Os Macondes de Moçambique. II: Cultura Material
Price:USD$148.50
Book ID:TD00-125849
Quantity:1
Publisher:Junta de Investigacoes do Ultramar, Lisboa, 1964
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Junta de Investigacoes do Ultramar, 1964, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in Portuguese. Ex-Library. Small number stamped on front free endpage. Jacket rubbed and lightly soiled with small closed tears and chipping to edges. Stamp on edges of text-block. Pocket and circulation slip on rear endpages. Boards and jacket bumped and shelf worn on corners, edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 125849.
Title:The Mongol In Our Midst: A Study of Man and His Three Faces
Price:USD$135.00
Book ID:B008-p1316
Quantity:1
Publisher:Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1931
Edition:Revised Third Edition
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1931, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Revised Third Edition

Size: Octavo, Scarce third revised & re-written edition of this classic of scientific racism, in the scarcer jacket. The author asserts that 'mongoloid' (Down Syndrome) persons are throwbacks to the more primitive 'mongol' race of Asia, and includes many photo comparisons of 'lesser' races to various apes. In this edition, he answers several of his critics and adds much ... More Text...
Title:Ethnology of the Kwakiutl (2 vol. set): Thirty-fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology
Price:USD$125.00
Book ID:PL00-001024
Quantity:1
Publisher:U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1921
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
U. S. Government Printing Office, 1921, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Extensive and fascinating study of the Kwakiutl Indians. Includes virtually all major aspects of their lives. Two large volumes. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 1481 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Spine is visible from one page near the beginning of volume 1. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Has some creased corners. Covers are bumped and rubbed, with some spotting. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 6 pounds. Category: Anthropology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001024.
Title:History, Ethnology and Anthropology of the Aleut
Price:USD$125.00
Book ID:RE00-53698
Quantity:1
Publisher:Carnegie Institution, Washington, 1933
Edition:Early Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Carnegie Institution, 1933, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Early Edition

WALDEMAR JOCHELSON. History, Ethnology and Anthropology of the Aleut, Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution, 1933. Quarto, English-language edition of a Russian book, pp. v, 91, green cloth boards with gilt lettering on front, halftone photos. The author, financed by Imperial Russian sources, spent two years in the Aleutian Islands doing the research that resulted in ... More Text...
Title:Origins of Education Among Primitive Peoples. a Comparative Study in Racial Development
Price:GBP£95.00 (about USD$124.20)
Book ID:SL00-0020210
Quantity:1
Publisher:Macmillan, 1926
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Fair
Macmillan, 1926, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Edition

Tight and sound copy, green cloth gilt. Wrapper not price clipped, light wear at head and tail of spine, generally a little dusty and lightly foxed, some small edge tears. Text block good, small ink ownership inscriptions to front free endpaper and half title. Xx + 432 pages, indexed, numerous half tone plates. Presentable copy of this major work, rarely found with the dust wrapper. Size: 8vo. Category: Anthropology; Countries & Travel; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0020210.
Title:The Sweet Potato and Oceania: An Essay in Ethnobotany
Price:AUD$166.50 (about USD$121.48)
ISBN:9780910240178
Book ID:PW-8535
Quantity:1
Publisher:Bishop Museum, 1974
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover (Stiff Card)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Bishop Museum, 1974, Softcover (Stiff Card), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Pacific Ocean; Anthropology. ISBN: 0910240175. ISBN/EAN: 9780910240178. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8535.
Title:Os Macondes de Moçambique. I: Aspectos Historicos e Economicos
Price:USD$119.00
Book ID:TD00-125847
Quantity:1
Publisher:Junta de Investigacoes do Ultramar, Lisboa, 1964
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Junta de Investigacoes do Ultramar, 1964, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in Portuguese. Ex-Library. Small number stamped on front free endpage. Front and rear hinges beginnning to crack, but binding still secure. Jacket rubbed and lightly soiled with small closed tears and chipping to edges. Stamp on edges of text-block. Pocket and circulation slip on rear endpages. Boards and jacket bumped and shelf worn on corners, edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 125847.
Title:South Indian Polity
Price:GBP£85.00 (about USD$111.13)
Book ID:SL00-0022577
Quantity:1
Publisher:University of Madras, Madras, 1955
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Fair
University of Madras, 1955, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Edition

Madras University Historical Series No. 21. Small amount of erasable underlining to sections of text. Light foxing and browning throughout. A tight and sound volume, original publisher's cloth binding. Corners and edges rubbed and bumped, some minor staining, a little dusty. Dust wrapper price clipped, frayed at edges, browning and slightly brittle. Small worm track to lower margin of first few leaves. X + 475 pages, bibliography, index, errata leaf. Size: 8vo. Category: Anthropology; Countries & Travel; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0022577.
Title:The Pagan Tribes of Borneo, with an appendix by A C Haddon
Price:AUD$150.00 (about USD$109.45)
Book ID:SA01-50153
Quantity:1
Publisher:Frank Cass & Co Ltd, London, 1966
Edition:First Edition, Second Impression
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Frank Cass & Co Ltd, 1966, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Second Impression

Numerous black and white photos throughout and very nice black and white drawings. A fascinating book on the customs, possessions and lifestyle of the pagan tribes of Borneo. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 283 pages. One volume of the 2-volume set. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. ... More Text...
Title:Life Amongst the Indians. A Book for Youth
Price:GBP£80.00 (about USD$104.59)
Book ID:TP01-55069
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sampson Low, Son & Co, London, 1861
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Sampson Low, Son & Co, 1861, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition

Original gilt and blindstamped boards rebacked using the original backstrip. Retains original endpapers including a gift inscription dated 1862. Illlustrated with tinted engravings. Category: Anthropology; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.
Title:The Franciscans in the Indonesian Archipelago 1300-1775
Price:USD$102.00
Book ID:TD00-103874
Quantity:1
Publisher:Nauwelaerts, Louvain-Belgium, 1967
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Nauwelaerts, 1967, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text clean. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Rebound in hardcover. Boards bumped at corners and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 103874.
Title:Children of Afek: Tradition and Change Among the Mountain - Ok of Central New Guinea
Price:AUD$138.00 (about USD$100.69)
ISBN:9780867585001
Book ID:PW-28789
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sydney Univ, Sydney, 1990
Edition:Edition Unstated
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Sydney Univ, 1990, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Edition Unstated

One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Quarto. 282 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. ... More Text...
Title:Human Biology in Papua New Guinea: The Small Cosmos
Price:AUD$138.00 (about USD$100.69)
ISBN:9780198575146
Book ID:PW-28696
Quantity:1
Publisher:Oxford, 1992
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Embossed Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Oxford, 1992, Hardcover (Embossed Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Quarto. 428 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and ... More Text...
Title:Melanges Ethnologiques (Memoires de L'Institut Francais D'Afrique Noire - No. 23)
Price:USD$100.00
Book ID:PL00-001268
Quantity:1
Publisher:Ifan, Dakar, 1953
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Good Condition
Ifan, 1953, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition

Numerous foldouts. Several pages are unopened. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 408 pp. Text is in French. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Wrinkled spine. Minor soiling to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Anthropology; Non-English Language::French; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001268.
Title:Destination Mecca
Price:USD$100.00
Book ID:BB06-83
Quantity:1
Publisher:Rider, London, 1957
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Fair
Rider, 1957, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Edition

In this unusual travel book the author relates his experiences across the Arab world from Tangier in the west to Kabul in the east, Idries Shah is a Moslem of noble family, speaking Arabic & Persian, who received his education in England & now lives in London. As a result he understands both the people he is writing about & the reader for whom he is wriiting." Size: ... More Text...
Title:Qoñi-Chiri: La Organización de la Cocina y Estructuras Simbólicas en el Altiplano del Perú
Price:USD$100.00
Book ID:B008-q0897
Quantity:1
Publisher:Ediciones Abya-Yala, Quito, 1991
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Paperback
Condition:Good
Ediciones Abya-Yala, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, First Edition

Size: 6¼" by 8½", Scarce study using food & cooking as an introduction to the deeper culture of the peoples of the Peruvian Andes. Translated from the German. Paperback, color covers. Shows some rubbing, wear, light spine fade, minor creasing, some pages lightly tanned. Text clean; [2], 377 pages, errata slip laid in; bibliography, glossary, figures, b/w photos.
Title:African Village
Price:USD$100.00
Book ID:B008-o0623os
Quantity:1
Publisher:J. L. Van Shaik Ltd., Pretoria, 1956
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
J. L. Van Shaik Ltd., 1956, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

Size: 9" by 11", Study of historical, mostly stone, shelters, walls, buildings & kraals of southern Africa. From the collection of noted scholar Daniel P. Kunene, with his name & date on the free endsheet. Hardcover, full tan cloth, gilt titling. Light wear to book, corners bumped; jacket torn & chipped, missing a few largish chunks, substantially complete; front endsheet & half-title page fore-edge cockled for no obvious reason. Text clean; xi, blank, 170 pages + 113 p/w photos; many figures, plans.
Title:The Mauryan Polity
Price:GBP£75.00 (about USD$98.05)
Book ID:SL00-0022575
Quantity:1
Publisher:University of Madras, Madras, 1932
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
University of Madras, 1932, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, First Edition

Madras University Historical Series No. VIII. Small amount of erasable underlining to sections of text. Foxing and browning throughout, particularly around the endpapers.Tight and sound volume, original publisher's cloth binding. Corners and edges rubbed and bumped, some minor staining, a little dusty. Viii + 394 pages, bibliography, index. Size: 8vo. Category: Anthropology; Countries & Travel; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0022575.
Title:The Anthropology of Globalization : A Reader
Price:USD$97.00
ISBN:9780631222330
Book ID:AZ00-1561005130
Quantity:1
Publisher:Blackwell Publishers, Malden, Mass, 2002
Edition:Presumed 1st as edition not stated
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Blackwell Publishers, 2002, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Presumed 1st as edition not stated

Some shelf and corner wear. Inside text appears clean and crisp. Binding is very good, Otherwise appears never opened, never used. In very nice condition. Has bookstore Stickers on the Spine and Back Cover. Size: 25 cm. 498 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Anthropology; Anthropology; ISBN: 0631222332. ISBN/EAN: 9780631222330. Dewey Code: 306 21. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1561005130.
Title:Supplement to the Handbook of of Middle American Indians Volume I, Archaeology, Volume II, Linguistics (2 volumes)
Price:USD$95.00
ISBN:0292775563
Book ID:TD00-140221
Quantity:1
Publisher:University of Texas Press, Austin, 1984
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
University of Texas Press, 1984, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text unmarked. Light foxing to edges of text-block. Previous owner's name on pastedown of volume II. Black & white photographs and illustrations. Boards lightly bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Volume I dated 1981, ISBN 0292775563, volume II dated 1984, ISBN 0292773776. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 0292775563. ISBN/EAN: 9780292775565. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 140221.
Title:The Dissident Eastern Churches
Price:USD$90.00
Book ID:B008-999281
Quantity:1
Publisher:Bruce Publishing Company, Milwaukee, 1937
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Bruce Publishing Company, 1937, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

Size: Octavo, Account of the Orthodox Church and its branches through history, including the Patriarchates of Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch & Jerusalem; newer European Patriarchates, Greek churches, Slav churches, other Orthodox churches; Nestorians, Monophysite churches. Part of the publisher's Religion and Culture Series. Hardcover, full green/black cloth with gilt lettering. Light ... More Text...
Title:Prehistoric Cultures of the Horn of Africa: An Analysis of the Stone Age Cultural and Climatic Succession in the Somalilands and Eastern Parts of Abyssinia
Price:USD$90.00
Book ID:B008-os632
Quantity:1
Publisher:Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1954
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Cambridge University Press, 1954, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

Size: 7¾" by 10", Scholarly report on early man & his tools in East Africa, based on field work conducted during the War, as allowed by the author's military service. First edition. Hardcover, full brown cloth, gilt titling. Light wear to book; jacket lightly stained, edges chipped, splits at spine creases, spine lightly tanned; British price clipped, but US price remains. Text clean; [xx], [386] pages; index, folding tables, 52 b/w plates, folding map, appendices, figures.
Title:Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Anthropology
Price:USD$88.00
ISBN:0073531030
Book ID:AZ00-1561036553
Quantity:1
Publisher:McGraw Hill, USA, 2009
Edition:Fourth Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
McGraw Hill, 2009, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Fourth Edition

Text appears to be clean. Cover has wear and corner bumps. The spine is in good condition with some wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Anthropology; ISBN: 0073531030. ISBN/EAN: 9780073531038. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1561036553.
Title:Papuan Borderlands: Huli, Duna, and Ipili Perspectives on the Papua New Guinea Highlands
Price:AUD$119.00 (about USD$86.83)
ISBN:9780472106011
Book ID:PW-28703
Quantity:1
Publisher:Univ. of Michigan Press, 1998
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:As New
Univ. of Michigan Press, 1998, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: As New, First Edition

One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Quarto. 440 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and ... More Text...
Title:Quadripartite Structures: Categories, Relations and Homologies in Bush Mekeo Culture
Price:AUD$119.00 (about USD$86.83)
ISBN:9780521105385
Book ID:PW-28693
Quantity:1
Publisher:Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009
Edition:Later Edition
Binding:Softcover (Stiff Boards)
Condition:As New
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009, Softcover (Stiff Boards), Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Later Edition

One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 298 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, ... More Text...
Title:Kings and Kinsmen: Early Mbundu States in Angola
Price:USD$85.00
ISBN:0198227043
Book ID:B008-r0004
Quantity:1
Publisher:Oxford University Press, London, 1976
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hard Cover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Oxford University Press, 1976, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

Size: Octavo, Scholarly study offering a new theory of the development of large African kingdoms from their small & decentralized origins, partly based on oral histories and old Portuguese documents related to the evolution of the Mbundu polity. Hardcover, full blue cloth, gilt titiling. Light wear to book; jacket shows light edgewear, a few scuffs, scratches, and chips; light creasing to rear endsheet and a few pages. Text clean; xviii, [2], 312 pages; index, glossary, bibliography, maps.
Title:Ethnographie der Belu in Zentral-Timor. Erster teil (volume I)
Price:USD$85.00
Book ID:TD00-127905
Quantity:1
Publisher:E. J. Brill, Leiden, 1952
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
E. J. Brill, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in German. Number stamped on free endpage. Stamp on edges of text-block. Black & white illustrations. Bookplate on front pastedown with pocket and circulation slip on rear endpages. Boards rubbed. Boards bumped at edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 127905.
Title:Administration and Social Life Under Vijayanagar
Price:GBP£65.00 (about USD$84.98)
Book ID:SL00-0022576
Quantity:1
Publisher:University of Madras, Madras, 1940
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
University of Madras, 1940, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, First Edition

Madras University Historical Series No. 15. Small amount of erasable underlining to sections of text. Foxing and browning throughout, particularly around the endpapers. Inner front joint cracked but remains a tight and sound volume, original publisher's cloth binding. Corners and edges rubbed and bumped, some minor staining, a little dusty. Xv + 476 pages, plates ( correct as list ), index. Size: 8vo. Category: Anthropology; Countries & Travel; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0022576.
Title:Hindu Administrative Institutions in South India
Price:GBP£65.00 (about USD$84.98)
Book ID:SL00-0022578
Quantity:1
Publisher:University of Madras, Madras, 1931
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
University of Madras, 1931, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, First Edition

The Sir William Meyer Lectures 1929-30 at Madras University. Small amount of erasable underlining to sections of text. Light foxing and browning throughout. A tight and sound volume, original publisher's cloth binding. Corners and edges rubbed and bumped, some minor staining, a little dusty. X + errata leaf + 387 pages, index. Size: 8vo. Category: Anthropology; Countries & Travel; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0022578.
Title:The Criminal Tribes, A Socio - Economic Study of the Principal Criminal Tribes and Castes in Northern India
Price:GBP£65.00 (about USD$84.98)
Book ID:SL00-0022580
Quantity:1
Publisher:Universal Publishers, Lucknow, 1949
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Fair
Universal Publishers, 1949, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Edition

Published for the Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society, United Provinces. A tight and sound volume, original publisher's cloth binding with paper label to front board. Contents have a small amount of erasable underlining, old ownership inscription, light foxing/browning around the endpapers and are a little dusty. The fragile dust wrapper is chipped at the edges with sections missing from head of spine ... More Text...
Title:Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 9th Ed
Price:USD$84.45
ISBN:9780534623968
Book ID:AZ00-1561005718
Quantity:1
Publisher:Wadsworth, Belmont, CA, 2007
Edition:9th Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Good Condition
Wadsworth, 2007, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, 9th Edition

Some shelf and corner wear with cover beginning to crease and curl. Text appears clean. Binding is tight and solid in very good condition. Good study copy. Looks Nice. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Anthropology; ISBN: 0534623964. ISBN/EAN: 9780534623968. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1561005718.
Title:Cultural Anthropology: A Problem-Based Approach, Instructor's Edition
Price:USD$80.00
ISBN:1111836434
Book ID:TD00-152237
Quantity:1
Publisher:Wadsworth, Belmont, CA, 2013
Edition:Sixth Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Wadsworth, 2013, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Sixth Edition

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Black & white photographs and illustrations. Wraps lightly bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 1111836434. ISBN/EAN: 9781111836436. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 152237.
Title:Histoire des Populations du Soudan Central ( Colonie du Niger )
Price:GBP£60.00 (about USD$78.44)
Book ID:SL00-26238
Quantity:1
Publisher:Librairie Larose, Paris, 1936
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Good
Librairie Larose, 1936, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, First Edition

No. 5 of Serie A in the publisher's 'Publications du Comite d'Etudes Historiques et Scientifiques de l'Afrique Occidentale Francaise'. Original printed wrappers. Clean and tight copy. Wrappers browning as usual, general wear and rubbing, fraying around spine. No inscriptions. Text block with scattered foxing. 350 pages, maps, plates, bibliography. Size: 8vo. Text is in French. Category: Anthropology; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 26238.
Title:Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Anthropology
Price:USD$77.00
ISBN:0073531030
Book ID:AZ00-1561034084
Quantity:1
Publisher:McGraw Hill, 2009
Edition:Fourth Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Good Condition
McGraw Hill, 2009, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Fourth Edition

Shelf wear to cover with creasing and book store stickers. Text appears clean and binding is solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Anthropology; ISBN: 0073531030. ISBN/EAN: 9780073531038. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1561034084.

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