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cover of The Brown Wasps; A Collection of Three Essays in Autobiography

The Brown Wasps; A Collection of Three Essays in Autobiography

by Eiseley, Loren

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Published
1969
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Fine, as Issued
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Limited Edition
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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin: The Perishable Press Limited , 1969. One of 56 copies on Shadwell paper, hand-made by the printer, in this copy the color is pale gray. Frontispiece drawing by Jack Beal. Fine, as Issued, and one of Eiseley's scarcest books.. Limited Edition. Marbled Boards. Fine, as Issued/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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cover of Pre-Historic America

Pre-Historic America

by Marquis De Nadaillac; Translated by N. D'Anvers ; Edited by W. H. Dall

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Published
1893
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Near Fine
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Revised American Edition
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893. vii, 566 pages with 219 illustrations in text. Dated 1884 copyright page, 1893 title page. SCARCE in any edition in current commerce. Near Fine in original brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorations, top edge gilt, from the collection of Joseph Hyde Pratt, noted North Carolina geologist, conservationist, and state and local civic… Read more
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cover of Across Asia from West to East in 1906-1908, Two Volumes

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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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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cover of How to Make Indian and Other Baskets

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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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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cover of Anthropology; An Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilization

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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cover of The Savage Mind

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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cover of Anthropology and Modern Life

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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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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cover of Primitives and the Supernatural

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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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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cover of In the Nicobar Islands; The Record of a Lengthy Sojourn in Islands of Sunshine & Palms Amongst a People Primitive in Their Habits & Beliefs .....

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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cover of Jungle Trails and Jungle People; Travel, Adventure and Observation in the Far East

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
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First Edition
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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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cover of "Place Names and Related Activities of the Cornplanter Senecas " Serialized in Pennsylvania Archaeologist , Vol. XV, No. 1-4, Jan., Apr., Jul., Oct.1945

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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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cover of Banyarwanda et Barundi, Tome I Ethnographie

Banyarwanda et Barundi, Tome I Ethnographie

by Bourgeois, R.

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
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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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cover of Aboriginal Australian String Figures

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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cover of Classic Maya Pottery at Dumbarton Oaks

Classic Maya Pottery at Dumbarton Oaks

by Coe, Michael D.

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
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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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cover of Lappiske Rettsstudier [Lappische Rechtsstudien]. Instituttet vor Sammenlignende Kulturforsking, Serie A, XXIV.

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
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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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cover of The ALTAN SABA ( The Golden Vessel ) : A Mongolian Lamaist Burial Manual

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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cover of Australia's Aborigines; Their Life and Culture

Australia's Aborigines; Their Life and Culture

by McCarthy, Frederick D.

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Published
1957
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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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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cover of Untrodden Fields of Anthropology Observations on the Esoteric Manners and Customs of a Semi-Civilized Peoples; Being A Record of Thirty Years' Experience in Asia, Africa, America and Oceania; Second Edition , in Two Volumes

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Paris: Librairie de Medecine, Folklore et Anthropologie, 1898. #374 of 1,000 copies published for England and America. Bound in publisher's original black cloth, marbled end pages. Very Good, both volumes, gilt lettering mostly rubbed away, hinges starting, cloth a bit soiled, contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. . Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12"… Read more
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cover of Toward a General Theory of Action

Toward a General Theory of Action

by Parsons, Talcott; Shils, Edward A.; Tolman, Edward C.; Allport, Gordon W.; Kluckhorn, Clyde; Murray, Henry A.; Sears, Robert A.; Sheldon, Richard C.; Stouffer, Samuel A.

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Published
1951
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1951. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHORS "Eleanor Maccoby with the sincere regards of Talcott Parsons, Clyde Kluckhorn, S.A. Stouffer, Robert R. Sears, Gordon W. Allport, Harry Murray", A unique Association Copy, Eleanor Maccoby was a noted psychologist best known for her contributions to developmental psychology and the psychology of sex differences.… Read more
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cover of Easter Island; The Rapanui Speech and the Peopling of Southeast Polynesia

Easter Island; The Rapanui Speech and the Peopling of Southeast Polynesia

by Churchill, William

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Published
1912
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Washington, D.C.: The Carnegie Institute of Washington, 1912. Very Good, 1/2 leather, 1/2 marbled clot, with red leather title labels and gilt lettering, gilt rules, marbled endpages, edges of page block with red speckles. Leather rubbed, prior owner name stamps front endpage. Contents are clean, tight, and free of markings. Tight binding. SCARCE in the hardcover and in collectable condition.… Read more
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