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UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE : A Celebration
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UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE : A Celebration

By University of Delaware (Hempel, Mary and Strode, William - Executive Editors)

Kentucky, United States: University of Delaware/Harmony House, 1999. 111pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Richard Dunoff, rear section of b/white archival photographs. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt title to front panel of undamaged blue boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly surface indented only. From the jacket flap: "The University of Delaware traces its origin to a free school opened in 1743 by a Presbyterian minister, Francis Alison. The first class was a most remarkable one, possibly the most distinguished in terms of the later achievements of its members, taken as a whole, of any class in any school in America . . . the University in the fall of 1998 launched The Campaign for Delaware, the first-ever comprehensive fund-raising effort in the University's history." Includes Introduction by Carol Hoffecker, UD '60, Richards Professor of History. Book weight approx. 880g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.08

MIRROR FOR HUMANITY : A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Second Edition)
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MIRROR FOR HUMANITY : A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Second Edition)

By Kottak, Conrad Phillip

USA: McGraw Hill College, 1999. xxi, + 314pp., b/white photographic illustrations and figures. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good. A stand-alone volume in the McGraw-Hill Anthropology Series. Contents include: Preface, About the Author, 14 chapters, Glossary, Bibliography, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 485g. . International Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.62

GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA: Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides. (Signed Copy)
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GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA: Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides. (Signed Copy)

By Lawrence, P, and Meggitt, M.J. (EDited by)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press, 1965. 298pp., area-map endpapers. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Black cloth boards bumped on lower foredge corners, and heel of backstrip. Inscription, signed and dated by primary editor (Peter Lawrence) on half-title page, plus a former owner's name on verso of ffep. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and bumped. Using an impressive list of contributors, experts all (R.M.Berndt, R.N.Bulmer, K.O.Burridge, P.Lawrence, et al) the primary aim of these essays is to bring forth a previously neglected area of Melanesian ethnography; Traditional Religion. Contents include: Intro., variously - The Huli, Siane, Kamano, Usurufa, Jate, Fore, Mae Enga, Kyaka, Lakau, Ngaing, Tangu and Melanesian Pentecost People. Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 500g.. Signed and Inscribed By Editor. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.67

THE MAASAI
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THE MAASAI

By Sankan, S.S.

Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Literature Bureau, 1995. xxxii, + 102pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed limp warapper lightly scuffed and abraded. In this book, "the author attempts to summarise the customs in order that a state of uniformity might be brought about through Maasailand as far as customs are concerned .primarily addressed to the younger generations of Maasai children who, due to schooling and other 'corrupting' influences, might not grow up in typical Maasai tradition.Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 15 chapters. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Reprint. Softcover. Good+. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$6.37