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KUJAVARSIKS REJSE TIL MANEN: EVENTYR FRA GRENLAND

By: (Andreasen, Karale). Bak, Ove

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Copenhagen): Hernovs Forlag, (1977).: (1977).

Seller ID: 24090

Condition: Fine


(Copenhagen): Hernovs Forlag, (1977).. (1977).. Fine. - Small oblong quarto [8-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed with the head of the jacket spine lightly chipped. There is a tear to the top edge of the rear panel. 94 pages. Illustrated in black, gray & white with photographic illustrations & reproductions of drawings by Karale Andreasen. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Wonderfully illustrated with surrealistic drawings of Eskimo life by Greenlander Karale Andreasen. The text is in Danish. Dust jacket... View more info

ADAM, OR APE: A Sourcebook of Discoveries About Early Man

By: (Darwin, Charles; Huxley, Thomas H.; Darrow, Clarence; et al). Leakey, L. S. B.; Prost, Jack and Stephanie; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA and London, U.K., Schenkman Publishing Company, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 23308

Condition: Good


Cambridge, MA and London, U.K., Schenkman Publishing Company, (1971).. (1971).. Good. - Octavo, pictorial gray & white wraps. The binding is spotted, soiled & lightly rubbed with the corners of the front wrap lightly creased. xiii & 452 pages. Black-and-white illustrations.The contents are very good. Edited by L. S. B. Leakey and Jack and Stephanie Prost / with the assistance of Ronald Goodman. View more info

DIRECTORY OF ASIAN-PACIFIC MUSEUMS. Compiled by W.H. Fitzgerald, Roland W. Force, and Adrienne L. Kaeppler

By: (Fitzgerald, W.H.; Force, Roland W.; and Kaeppler, Adrienne L.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 21535

Condition: Very good


Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press, 1969.. 1969.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover, bound in printed light gray wraps. The covers are slightly rubbed and soiled. 61 pages with an alphabetical directory of museums by geographical region. There is a discreet bookseller's label mounted to the bottom of the rear pastedown. Very good. Laid in at the front is the 13-page "1971 Supplement to Directory of Asian-Pacific Museums".Rare in commerce. View more info

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THE ALGONKIANS. (Cover title).

By: (National Museum of Canada).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada: National Museum of Canada, 1938.: 1938.

Seller ID: 95274

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored printed wraps. There are a few marks & small light stains to the wraps. The top 1-1/2 inches & the bottom 1/2 inch of each wrap is detached. 8 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, including a map showing the territories of the tribes. Good. National Museum of Canada's Guide to the Anthropological Exhibits. Leaflet 1, 1938. The Algonkians are original natives of southern Quebec and eastern Ontario in Canada. Most Algonkians live in Quebec. The nine Algonkian tribes in that province and one in Ontario have a combined population of about 11,000. View more info

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MACKENZIE RIVER TRIBES. (Cover title).

By: (National Museum of Canada).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada: National Museum of Canada, 1938.: 1938.

Seller ID: 95369

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored printed wraps. The top 2-1/2 inches of he wraps are detached & their top corners are lightly creased. There is a tiny chip to the front edge of the front wrap. 6 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, including a map showing the territory of the tribes. Very good. National Museum of Canada's guide to the Anthropological Exhibits. Leaflet 3, 1938. Eight tribes shared the basin of Mackenzie River: Chipewyan, Beaver, Sekani, Slave, Yellowknife, Dogrib, Hare and Nathani. Some scholars believe the Mackenzie River natives to be the last people to migrate fro... View more info

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PLAINS INDIANS. (Cover title).

By: (National Museum of Canada).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada: National Museum of Canada, 1938.: 1938.

Seller ID: 95370

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored printed wraps. 10 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, including a map showing the territory of the tribes. Very good. National Museum of Canada's guide to the Anthropological Exhibits. Leaflet 4, 1938. "There were five tribes on the plains in the eighteenth century, the Blackfoot, Assiniboine, Sarcee, Gros Ventre, and Kootenay. The Gros Ventre retired southward into the United States about 1899, and the Kootenay crossed the Rocky Mountains into British Columbia; but many Cree Indians, and even some Ojibwa, moved out onto the plains to take their... View more info

KULTUURPATRONEN (PATTERNS OF CULTURE). Deel 8 -- 1966

By: (Ydema, J. M.; Galis, Dr. K. W.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Delft, Netherlands: Bulletin Ethnografisch Museum, (1966).: (1966).

Seller ID: 17316

Condition: Fine


Delft, Netherlands: Bulletin Ethnografisch Museum, (1966).. (1966).. Fine. - Small quarto [9-3/8 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial maroon & olive green wraps. The bottom corner of the front wrap is slightly creased & the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. 91 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. The text is in Dutch with a summary in English. View more info

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THE PEOPLES OF KENYA. Epilogue by G. W. Huntingford.

By: Adamson, Joy.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 94963

Condition: Very good


- Quarto approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], decorative brown & tan cloth in a dust wrapper. The bottom section of the rear cover is slightly rubbed. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly chipped & the head of the jacket spine is soiled. 400 pages. Illustrated with 32 color plates & profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First American edition. Naturalist and artist Joy Adamson was commissioned by the Kenyan authorities to make a comprehensive pictorial record of the traditional costumes of the African tribes. Adamson s... View more info

THE BEGINNING. (Stages of Development of the Brain-Glands and Bone from Fish to Man)

By: Andersun, Ammon; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Published by the author, 1966.: 1966.

Seller ID: 14484

Condition: Good


Published by the author, 1966.. 1966.. Good. - Octavo, rebound in maroon library cloth (bumped & rubbed) titled in gilt. xxxvi & 310 pages (small stains to front pastedown; small stains & ink inscription on front endpaper; 1 line underlined in ink). 13 pages of B&W illustrations & 2 B&W textual illustrations. Good. First edition. Scarce. First Edition. View more info

LA PROVINCIA DI SASSARI: LA CIVILITA E L'ARTE. Testi di Mario Atzori, Guiseppina Fois, Marco Magnani

By: Atzori, Mario; Fois, Guiseppina; et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Silvana Editoriale, (1983).: (1983).

Seller ID: 24601

Condition: Very good


Silvana Editoriale, (1983).. (1983).. Very good. - Quarto [12-3/8 high by 10-5/8 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust wrapper is rubbed with a price- sticker on its spine. 199 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. The history and twentieth-century life of the people of the province of Sassari, including local tradiions, the arts, architecture, journalism, crafts and food. The text is in Italian. Dust jacket present. View more info

[TITLED IN CYRILLIC]: PROISHOAEDENIE TEATRA: ELEMENTY TEATRA V PERVOBYTNOOBSCINNOM STROE. [ORIGINS OF THEATRE: ELEMENTS OF THEATRE FROM THE BEGINNING]

By: Avdeev, Arsenij Dmitrievic

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Leningrad & Moscow: Iskusstvo], 1959.: 1959.

Seller ID: 33043

Condition: Good


[Leningrad & Moscow: Iskusstvo], 1959.. 1959.. Good. - Quarto, 10-3/4 inches high by 8-1/8 inches wide. Yellow cloth titled in orange and gilt on the spine with gilt silhouettes of ostriches stamped in gilt on the front cover and in blind on the rear cover. The head of the spine is heavily bumped with some lighter bumping to the corners and tail of the spine. 264 & [3] pages, with color pictorial endpapers and profuse illustrations throughout, including several tipped-in black & white plates and several full-page color plates. The rear hinge is starting at the top and a few page corners are ve... View more info

NEW STRATEGIES FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT. Collection of Papers by George H. Axinn, Michigan State University U.S.A. and Tribhuvan University Nepal

By: Axinn, George H

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (East Lansing, MI/Kathmandu, Nepal): Rural Life Associates, (1978),: (1978),

Seller ID: 15233

Condition: Very good


(East Lansing, MI/Kathmandu, Nepal): Rural Life Associates, (1978),. (1978),. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed white wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with light soiling to the rear wrap. There is an owner's name penned on the front wrap with a small stain to its lower half & a tear to its top edge. Half-title, title, [2] leaves & 194 pages. There is an owner's stamp & price stamp on the half-title. The publisher's American address has been corrected in green ink on the verso of the title & there are a few pencil markings to the last leaf of the text. There is a paper- clip ma... View more info

DEVELOPMENT OF BASIC SOCIO-ECONOMIC UNITS IN TWO ESKIMO COMMUNITIES. National Museum of Canada Bulletin 202

By: Balikci, Asen

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Ottawa: (Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery), 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 31654

Condition: Very good


Ottawa: (Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery), 1964.. 1964.. Very good. - Octavo, soft covers bound in printed brown-and-white wraps. The spine & extremities are slightly darkened. The wraps are lightly rubbed with the corners slightly creased. x & 114 pages. The bottom corners of the first few leaves are lightly creased. Illustrated with 4 black-and-white maps, 2 of them folding. Very good. View more info

GOPALPUR: A South Indian Village

By: Beals, Alan R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1964).: (1964).

Seller ID: 4751

Condition: Very good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1964).. (1964).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. x, 99 & [1] pages. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology.A publisher's compliment slip is laid in. View more info

CIRCUMPOLAR PROBLEMS: Habitat, Economy and Social Relations in the Arctic

By: Berg, Gosta; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford [U..K.]: Pergamon Press, (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 24411

Condition: Very good


Oxford [U..K.]: Pergamon Press, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly chipped & soiled with the extremities slightly darkened. viii & 194 pages. Illustrated in black & white with maps, tables & diagrams. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition."A Symposium for Anthropological Research in the North, September 1969". Wenner-Gren Center International Symposium Series Volume 21. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE ESKIMOS. Foreword by C. Daryll Forde

By: Birket-Smith, Kaj

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, (1959).: (1959).

Seller ID: 15490

Condition: Good


London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, (1959).. (1959).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is slightly bumped & there is some light soiling to the dust jacket. xv & 262 pages. There is an owner's ink name, address & notation on the half-title, with the same owner's stamp on the fore-edge and top & bottom edges. There is a black ink stain to the bottom of the fore-edge with small stains to the bottom corners of several pages. There are red underlinings on a number of pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Good only. Revised and enlarged edition of a study of Eskimo tribes... View more info

ESKIMOS.

By: Birket-Smith, Kaj.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 35462

Condition: Very good


- Quarto [11 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The top edge of the dust jacket is slightly darkened & there is a small tear to the top edge of its rear panel. 277 & [1] pages. Numerous illustrations in color and black & white. Very good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

INUK.

By: Buliard, Roger P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Young, Inc., (1951).: (1951).

Seller ID: 36377

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, gray cloth. The top edge of the front cover is discolored. ix, [1] leaf & 322 pages. Illustrated with a double-page map & pictorial pastedowns & endpapers. A previous owner's name is penned on the half-title. There is minor foxing to the lower end of the fore-edge. Very good. First edition.Father Buliard was a Catholic missionary who chose to spend his priesthood ministering to the Eskimos in the Arctic.The introduction is by Fulton J.Sheen. First Edition. View more info

MASQUES

By: Caillois, Roger; Demoulin-Bernard, Henriette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Paris): Olivier Perrin, (1965).: (1965).

Seller ID: 28792

Condition: Fair


(Paris): Olivier Perrin, (1965).. (1965).. Fair. - Small quarto [approximately 8-1/2 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed & bumped. There is a large piece out of the head of the spine & a tear to the tail. The joints are worn & chipped. 98 & [4] pages plus colophon. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations by Georges Pierre. The book is cracked at page 6 and there is a small area of rubbing to the front endpaper. Fair. "Masques exposes dans l'Annexe du musee Guimet en decembre 1959, avec la collaboration de la section des Sci... View more info

THE VENUS OF MILO: An Archeological Study of the Goddess of Womanhood

By: Carus, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago/London: The Open Court Publishing Company, 1916.: 1916.

Seller ID: 389

Condition: Good


Chicago/London: The Open Court Publishing Company, 1916.. 1916.. Good. - 8vo, brown paper covered boards (bumped; extremities faded; rear board soiled & rubbed) titled in maroon with oval sepia photographic illustraiton of Venus of Milo mounted on front cover. vii & 182 pp. (endpapers darkened with owner's name penciled on front endpaper; contemporary newspaper cutting [review of book] stapled to verso of frontispiece with offsetting to front endpaper; small hole in & offsetting to title). B&W frontispiece & profuse full-page & textual B&W illustrations. Good. First edition. Paul Carus [185... View more info