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Sex and Repression in Savage Society

by Malinowski, Bronislaw

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Published
1927
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., 1927. Very Good, board soiled and rubbed at the tips, chips to cloth at spine ends, prior owner name front end page, small number stamped rear paste down. Binding solid and text clean and unmarked. Malinowski's classic critique of psychoanalysis. International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method. . First Edition. Cloth.… Read more
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Across Asia from West to East in 1906-1908, Two Volumes

by Mannerheim, Carl Gustav

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Published
1940
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$2,750.00

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Helsinki, Finland: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, 1940. Two volumes in original dustjackets. Both volumes are Fine, Vol.I dustjacket Very Good, 1 1/2" triangular chip bottom edge at spine, tears at spine folds and 2 tears horizontally at spine, Vol. II jacket Near Fine, small chips bottom edge of spine. List of donors laid in. One folding plate (map index), 15 folding maps… Read more
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How to Make Indian and Other Baskets

by James, George Wharton

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Published
1903
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Henry Malkan, 1903. Very Good Plus in original green cloth, gilt titles and Indian basket front cover, boards rubbed at corner edges, light soiling, prior owner name stamp front paste down, period school stamps title page and rear paste down. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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Anthropology; An Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilization

by Tylor, Edward B.

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Published
1898
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Near Fine
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Later Edition
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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1898. Authorized Edition, 1898. Near Fine in Half-Leather over marbled boards, leather a few small rubs, most pages yet uncut. A quite handsome copy. . Later Edition. Half-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Savage Mind

by Levi-Strauss, Claude

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Published
1966
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Fine
Edition
First Edition in English
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Chicago: Univ of Chicago Press, 1966. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, slight rubbing at head of spine, spine slightly toned. A handsome copy. . First Edition in English. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Anthropology and Modern Life

by Boas, Franz

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Published
1928
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1928. Boas' classic treatise on race and culture, RARE in the original 1928 First Edition and in collectible condition. 236pp. + 10 pp references. Very Good in the original black cloth with paper labels front board and spine, spine label a bit darkened and a trifle rubbed, cloth a few small rubs,… Read more
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Primitives and the Supernatural

by Levy-Bruhl, Lucien

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Published
1935
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Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$100.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1935. Near Fine, a bit of toning to end pages, top edge dusty, in a Very Good dust jacket, small chips at spine ends and flap fold tips, light rubbing. Translated from the French by Lilian A. Clare. One of his classic works on the "primitive" mind, Levy-Bruhl influenced the psychological theory of C. G.… Read more
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In the Nicobar Islands; The Record of a Lengthy Sojourn in Islands of Sunshine & Palms Amongst a People Primitive in Their Habits & Beliefs .....

by Whitehead, George; with a Preface By Sir Richard C. Temple

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Published
1924
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1924. SCARCE. Near Fine, boards a bit darkened. 276 pp. + 12 pp. publisher's catalog, map, 20 black and white photographs. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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An Asian Arcady ; The Land and Peoples of Northern Siam

by le May, Reginald

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Published
1926
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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Cambridge, UK: W. Heffer & Sons, 1926. RARE in dust jacket, Very Good Plus, light foxing edges of page block toning to front end page, small bookseller's label rear paste down. In Very Good dust jacket, chips at spine ends and flap folds, 4" tear top edge front spine fold. With coloured frontispiece, numerous black and white photographs, and 2… Read more
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Jungle Trails and Jungle People; Travel, Adventure and Observation in the Far East

by Whitney, Caspar

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Published
1905
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. SCARCE in such lovely condition. Near Fine, small inked letter bottom corner front end page, gilt at spine a bit rubbed to publisher's name at bottom edge. In the original green cloth, gilt titles and decorations bright, tissue-guarded frontispiece with elephants, vii-xv, 310 pp. with 4 pp. publisher's catalog, illustrated with numerous black and… Read more
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Pennsylvania: Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, 1945. From the collection of noted semiotician, linguist, and folklorist Thomas A. Sebeok, his last name signature in ink front end pages of all 4 bulletins.. A Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, Sebeok was among the founders of biosemiotics and editor-in-chief of the journal Semiotica, the leading periodical in the field. In addition to Fenton's… Read more
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Angolan Traits in Black Music, Games and Dances in Brazil; A Study of Cultural Extensions Overseas

by Kubik, Gerhard

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Published
1979
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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Lisbon, Portugal : Estudos De Antropologia Cultural, 1979. SCARCE. Very Good, prior owner name stamp front wrapper, light soiling front wrapper, stamp of Folklore Institute title page, Errata slip taped to front end page. 55 pp. + 32 pp. black and white photographs. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. . First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo… Read more
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Banyarwanda et Barundi, Tome I Ethnographie

by Bourgeois, R.

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Bruxelles, Belgium: Academie Royale Des Sciences Morales et Politiques, 1957. SCARCE. pp. 792 + fod-out map and a section of black and white photographs at rear. Near Fine, prior owner name at top edge front wrapper, sticker shadow and slight wear at spine. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. . First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.… Read more
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Aboriginal Australian String Figures

by Davidson, Daniel Sutherland

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Published
1941
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1941. RARE. Very Good, from the collection of noted anthropologist, linguist, and ethnomusicologist George Herzog, stamped "Herzog Collection" at title page, 1/2" paper loss to wrappers at spine ends, light soiling to wrappers.sticker shadow front wrapper, paginated 763-904. With numerous diagrams. Davidson was noted for his anthropological work among the Australian Aborigines. . First… Read more
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Classic Maya Pottery at Dumbarton Oaks

by Coe, Michael D.

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard Univ. , 1975. Thirty page illustrated catalog in stapled wrappers and 16 large (11"x17") loose color plates in orange cloth-covered folio, as issued. Near Fine, corner bump to folio and to plates, small tear to paper lining of folio, catalog is Fine. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Elephant Folio… Read more
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Lappiske Rettsstudier [Lappische Rechtsstudien]. Instituttet vor Sammenlignende Kulturforsking, Serie A, XXIV.

by Solem, Erik

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Published
1933
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Oslo, Norway: H. Aschehoug & Co., 1933. SCARCE. From the collection of noted semiotician and linguist Thomas A. Sebeok, his signature in ink front end pages of all 3 volumes. A Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, Sebeok was among the founders of biosemiotics and editor-in-chief of the journal Semiotica, the leading periodical in the field. Very Good, chips to edges… Read more
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An Inquiry into the Question of Cultural Stability in Polynesia

by Mead, Margaret

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Published
1928
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Columbia Univ Press, 1928. First Edition, published May 14, 1928. Her first book, predating her classic "Coming of Age in Samoa" which was also published in 1928. Near Fine, the slightest of rubbing to cloth at base of spine, from the collection of noted anthropologist, linguist, and ethnomusicologist George Herzog, stamped "Herzog Collection" and his signature "herzog" in… Read more
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The ALTAN SABA ( The Golden Vessel ) : A Mongolian Lamaist Burial Manual

by Krueger, John R.

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Published
1965
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Near Fine
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Reprint
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Monuments Serica , 1965. RARE. Reprint from Monumenta Serica Vol. XXIV, 1965. Near fine, slight soiling rear cover. Paginated 207-272. Addenda sheet laid in. . Reprint. Pamphlet. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Introduction A L'Oeuvre De Marcel Mauss ( Association Copy )

by Claude Levi - Strauss

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Published
1950
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Near Fine
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Reprint
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Paris: Bibliotheque De Sociologie Contemporaine, 1950. Association Copy SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR Claude Levi-Strauss on front cover "To Thomas Sebeok in recollection of Bloomington, cordially Claude Levi-Strauss". An original fellow of The Folklore Institute at Indiana University, Sebeok served as editor of The Journal of American Folklore and the journal Semiotica. "His transdisciplinary work and professional collaborations spanned the… Read more
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Australia's Aborigines; Their Life and Culture

by McCarthy, Frederick D.

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Published
1957
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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Melbourne, Australia: Colorgravure Publications, 1957. Fine in a Near Fine slipcase, one corner of the slipcase with a tape mend. #4314 of an edition of presumably 5000copies. Profusely illustrated with both B&W and color photographs. 200 pp. . First Edition. Cloth. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.
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