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Du reve a la loi chez les Aborigenes. Mythes, rites et organisation sociale en Australie

by Glowczewski, Barbara

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1991
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Very good overall
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Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 1991. Paperback. Very good overall. Inscribed by the author to Mervyn Meggitt- "For Mervyn. the No. 1 Anthopologist. Amitie, Barbara". Large 8vo, 362 pp, index. "Specimen" stamped on foredge, discoloration on top edge.
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Fossil Men, Elements of Human Palaeontology

by [Paleontology] Boule, Marcelin

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Published
1923
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Good +
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Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1923. Hardcover. Good +. Important work by the first palaeontologist to publish an analysis of a complete Neanderthal specimen (Chapter VII). Tall 8vo, 250 illustrations. In the publisher's original brown gilt cloth, rubbed at spine ends, bumped at corners; small neat owner signature front end paper.
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image of Nlle. Hollande.  Cabanes du port du Roi Georges (3 pieds de haut) (with) Cabanes de la baie Jervis (6 pieds de haut.) with Nlle. Zelande.  Cabanes de l'anse de l'Astrolabe (3 pieds de haut.) (with) Cabanes de l'anse des torrens. (4 piedes de haut.).  Color lithograph

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Paris, 1833. First edition. Very good condition. An interesting lithograph comparing aboriginal habitations in Albany, Western Australia, Jervis Bay and New Zealand, from the official report of the voyage, "Voyage de la Corvette L'Astrolabe..." under the command of Jules Dumont D'Urville. The voyage had a particular focus on the aborigines and ethnography they encountered. Plate… Read more
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Stone-Age Bushmen of Today

by Love, J.R.B.

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Published
1936
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Fair
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London, 1936. Hardcover. Fair. The Worara tribe of north western Australia. 8vo, 220 pp, 15 plts of l6, LACKING the frontis. Green cloth marked, scattered fox spotting. A good reading copy.
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Winbaraku and the Myth of Jarapiri

by Mountford, Charles P.

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Published
1968
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Adelaide: Rigby Limited, 1968. Hardcover. 1st Aus edition. 8vo, 116pp, 7 color & 64 b&w plts. Tan cloth, dust jacket with large chip out of top front panel, and somewhat ruffled, o/w very good.
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Polynesian Artifacts: The Oldman Collection Illustrated and Described

by Oldman

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Published
1953
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Second edition
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Wellington NZ: Polynesian Society, 1953. Second edition. This is the second section of the catalogue of the famous Oldman collection, highly prized for its ethnographical content. Neatly dedicated at the top of the title page "To George Neilson, with Compliments from Ken Webster ~ May '56." Including Polynesian artifacts from Tahiti, Austral and Cook Groups, the preface… Read more
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Life Among the Red Indians. An Indian Romance

by Hazelton, Harry

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Published
1867
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Very good overall
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Glasgow: John S. Marr, 1867. Very good overall. Scarce Glasgow edition of this dime western novel by Harry Hazelton, a writer of stories for Beadle Dime novels, American Tales and the Fireside series. Disbound. Title page, 127 pp. OCLC: 794812104 records only 2 copies, at the National Library of Scotland and the Library of Congress.… Read more
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image of Fiji/Suva personalized stereoviews, including an investiture ceremony, possibly Governor Thurston or Governor O'Brien

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1890. Good condition. Eight intriguing Victorian stereoview cards with image of an investiture in Fiji, possibly of Sir John Bates Thurston or Governor George O'Brien, who served as governor of the British colony from 1888 to 1897. Seven of the images are of Fiji; the eighth is a portrait of 3 Europeans on board ship (later image,… Read more
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1943 Calendar with real photo of Fijian woman "Loloma mai Viti - Greetings from Fiji"

by [Fiji; Photography]

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Published
1942
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Otherwise very good condition
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1942. Otherwise very good condition. A 1943 calendar mounted below a silver tone photograph of a young Fijian woman, bare breasted wearing a necklace in a grass skirt with spear. Photograph laid in on card mount, complete with tie to hang on wall. Hand writing on upper right corner: '1942 USS Colorado'. Card 5… Read more
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Sydney: Royal Society of New South Wales, 1889. Hardcover. Very good condition. Two extracts from the Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales. The Aborigines of Australia by Edward Stephens, read before the Royal Society NSW, October 2, 1889. [With] "New South Wales as a Health Resort in Phthisis Pulmonalis" (tuberculosis), read… Read more
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"New Caledonia" & "Fiji". Albumen photographs

by [Photography]

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Published
1880
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Good + condition
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1880. Good + condition. Two large impressive photographs laid down on a thick album page, and captioned in a period hand, in ink below the image. The first, titled "New Caladonia" (sic) shows a panoramic view of a port settlement on a peninsula, possibly Noumea or a nearby mining town. The French established a settlement in… Read more
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"S. S. Island" & "Numea". Albumen photographs

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Published
1880
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Very good condition
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1880. Very good condition. Two large impressive photographs laid down on a thick album page, and captioned in a period hand, in ink below the image. The first, titled "S. S. Island" showing a large thatched roof native dwelling with a man in western attire standing outside, set in a very dramatic jungle and mountainous landscape, likely… Read more
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Deutsche Kolonien

by [German Colonies]

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Published
1936
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Good + condition
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First edition
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Dresden: Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, 1936. First edition. Wraps. Good + condition. A pictorial catalog of German colonies around the world, including New Guinea (Kaiser Wilhelms Land), Samoa, the Solomons, and China in the Schantung (Shandong) area. Each holding illustrated with color plates in the style of cigarette cards laid down on a full page monochrome illustration, with printed captions… Read more
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Real photo postcard of two Papua New Guinea tribesmen

by [New Guinea]

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Published
1920
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Very good overall
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1920. Very good overall. One b&w split back post card with image of two New Guinea hunters holding bows and arrows, wearing decorated chestplates, and one with shells at his waist and a nautilus shell in his bowhand. Not stamped but addressed to Miss Helen Loenstein in New York City. 3.5 x 5.5", b&w, one corner… Read more
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Paris: Berquet et Petion, 1843. Second edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. As is, lacking Plates 16, 25 and 30. Lithographic plates include: whale hunting, Fiji, Antarctica, New Zealand, Singapore, Van Diemen's Land, and convict punishment in Hobart ("Punition des Matelots a Hobart Town", showing a prisoner in a metal mouse tumbler. Plate no. 26). The… Read more
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Australia as it is: Its Settlements, Farms, and Gold Fields

by Lancelott, F.

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Published
1852
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Good condition
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London: Colburn & Co, 1852. Hardcover. Good condition. Australian content includes: on Western Australia, zoology (kangaroos), farming, wine growing, New South Wales, gold discoveries, flight to the diggings, geology of the gold fields, Victoria & gold fields, South Australia, Adelaide, and the discoveries of Sturt and Barker. Book plate of the noted Western Australian Paul Hasluck, Australian… Read more
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Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in Northwest and Western Australia during the Years 1837, 1838 and 1839

by Grey, George

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Published
1841
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Very good - condition
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First edition
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London: T&W Boone, 1841. First edition. Hardcover. Very good - condition. A fine large paper copy of these important expeditions of discovery to the north-west of Western Australia. "Both the journeys of exploration described in these volumes were undertaken for the Royal Geographical Society. They met with disasters. The first expedition landed near Hanover Bay, and made… Read more
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France, 1867. French children's strip puzzle, a "Jeu de Baguette", with scenes of life from 4 countries around the world on separate chromolithographed illustrated sheets; the puzzle itself on illustrated strips, which must be rotated to assemble the scenes illustrated on each of the sheets. A period paper label on the top cover with manuscript ink inscription, "Jeu… Read more
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"Anjere Point, Straits of Sunda". Color aquatint

by Daniell, Thomas

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Published
1810
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Very good condition
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London: Longman, Hurst, 1810. Very good condition. Striking image of boats in the Straits of Sunda, the vital trade route for China and East Indies trade. Showing what appears to be fishing boats, trading boats and a European boat, passing Anjer Point and the impressive shoreline of cliffs. The strait lies between the Indonesian islands of… Read more
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1927. Very good condition. Real b&w photograph depicting Coolidge (and his wife Grace) in feathered war bonnet, flanked by tribal leaders including Standing Bear, at the ceremony in which Coolidge would be adopted into the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The tribe's adoption of Coolidge was to honor him for signing the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924. … Read more
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