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The False Faces of the Iroquois
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The False Faces of the Iroquois

By Fenton, William N.

Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. Second printing.  xxii, 522 pp.  4to.   Softcover.  With photographs of 24 masks - false faces and husk faces - in color, and numerous b&w photographs of masks, rattles, tree carvings, ceremonial rites. "A monument to Iroquois culture"....."the most definitive, comprehensive treatment of this important and thoroughly fascinating topic that we will ever see." Volume 178 in the Civilization of the American Indian Series. Published in cooperation with the Museum of the American Indian. Near Fine.. Near Fine.

$275.00

Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice Second Edition

By Renfrew, Colin and Bahn, Paul

London: Thames and Hudson, 1996. 608 pp. Hardcover. Numerous illustrations, photographs, and diagrams with notes, bibliography and index.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$50.00

Old John Neptune and Other Maine Indian Shamans

By Eckstorm, Fannie Hardy

Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1945. xii, 209 pp with index. Blue buckram, spine title gilt. One of 500 copies on laid paper. 10 plates, including frontispiece portrait of John Neptune. Eckstorm was a personal friend of the tribe, having worked with them with her fur trader father. John Neptune was the Governor and Hereditary Chief of the Penobscot Tribe as well as shaman to his people. Eckstorm, in this classic study, traces Neptune's life and his ancestors, discusses the history and politics of the Penobscot tribe and describes their spiritual beliefs. Near Fine, with publisher's prospectus laid in (with order slip clipped out) and original bill of sale ( for $5.50 postpaid ! ) from the Southworth-Anthoensen Press, dated October 8, 1945. The prospectus, also on rag paper, describes an edition of 600 copies (and "about 220 pages"). The book itself does not state the size of the edition; other sources indicate 500 were actually published.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$250.00

Old John Neptune and Other Maine Indian Shamans

By Eckstorm, Fannie Hardy

Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1945. xii, 209 pp with index. Blue buckram, spine title gilt. One of 500 copies on laid paper. 10 plates, including frontispiece portrait of John Neptune. Eckstorm was a personal friend of the tribe, having worked with them with her fur trader father. John Neptune was the Governor and Hereditary Chief of the Penobscot Tribe as well as shaman to his people. Eckstorm, in this classic study, traces Neptune's life and his ancestors, discusses the history and politics of the Penobscot tribe and describes their spiritual beliefs. Gilt faded on spine title and previous owner's name on ffep, else VG . First Edition. Hard Cover.

$150.00

Northwest Greenland: A History

By Vaughan, Richard

Orono, Maine: University of Maine Press, 1991. 208 pp. Illustrated with 16 black and white plates and 2 maps. With bibliography and index. A study of the exploration and settlement of Northwest Greenland - Avanersuaq - from the pre-historic, subsistence culture of the Inuhuit to the Danish colonization of northern Greenland in the 20th century. Fine in lightly scuffed dust jacket with two minor tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/VG.

$25.00

Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox
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Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox

By Gigerenzer, Gerd and Selten, Reinhard (editors)

Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2001. xvi, 377, [7] pp. Report of the 84th Dahlem Workshop, Berlin, March 14-19, 1999. With list of participants, subject index, and name index. Black cloth, spine title stamped in blue. Dustjacket has a little scuffing to rear panel. The goal of this workshop was to promote bounded rationality as the key to understanding how actual people make decisions without utilities and probabilities.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$75.00

Identität und Assimilation: Hamburgs Juden in der Weimarer Republik

By Lorenz, Ina

Hamburg: Hans Christians Verlag, 1989. 200 pp. Map, tables, list of documents. Text is in German. Light wear to edges, otherwise clean & tight. With laid-in letter on 'Senat der Freien und Hansestadt Hmburg' letterhead.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

Northwest Greenland: A History

By Vaughan, Richard

Orono, Maine: University of Maine Press, 1991. 208 pp. Illustrated with 16 black and white plates and 2 maps. With bibliography and index. . A study of the exploration and settlement of Northwest Greenland - Avanersuaq - from the pre-historic, subsistence culture of the Inuhuit to the Danish colonization of northern Greenland in the 20th century. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$35.00

Literary Aspects of North American Mythology

By Radin, Paul

Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1915. Canada Department of Mines Geological Survey. Museum Bulletin No. 16. Anthropological Series, No. 6. June 15, 1915. [ii], 52 pp. Lightly soiled, slight water-staining on rear panel. . Paper Wrappers. GVG. 8vo.

$15.00

The Stranglers: The Cult of Thuggee and its Overthrow in British India

By Bruce, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World,, 1969. viii, 234 pp. With 8 illustrations and a map. Includes appendix, bibliography and index. Slight spine slant, dustjacket spine faded.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$20.00

The Idea of Fertilization in the Culture of the Pueblo Indians

By H. K. Haeberlin

Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint Co, 1974. [vi], 56 pp. Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association. Vol. III, No. I. Jan.-Mar., 1916. Blue paper wrappers lightly sunned. . Paper Wrappers. Very Good+.

$10.00

Art in the Ice Age. Spanish Levant Art. Arctic Art

By Maringer, Johannes and Hans-Georg Bandi

New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1953. 169 pp with index, bibliography. Rust cloth with silver title on spine, pictorial endpapers. 16 color plates, 216 half-tones and line cuts. Dustjacket is not price-clipped, has edge wear and a white, scuffed line across the front. VG+/Good+. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Good+.

$24.50

Learning the Rules.  The Anatomy of Children's Relationships
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Learning the Rules. The Anatomy of Children's Relationships

By Bigelow, Brian J; Tesson, Geoffrey; Lewko, John H.

New York: Guilford Press, 1996. xvi, 256 pp. With appendices, references, indices; charts and tables. Ink line on fore-edge (not a remainder mark) otherwise clean & tight. Crease to corner of dustjacket. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.50

Risk-Benefit Analysis. Second Edition

By Wilson, Richard & Crouch, Edmund A. C.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Center for Risk Analysis , 2001. xiv, 370 pp. With bibliography, appendices, index, charts, grafts, illustrations. Methodology for assessing risks to human health. . Second Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$18.00

Of Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax: Sundries From Zinacantan

By Laughlin, Robert M.

Washington, D. C: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1977. x, 427, [3] pp. Smithsonian Contributors to Anthropology, Number 25. With color frontispiece and 4 figures. Includes literature cited. Part 1 : Journals kept by two Tzotzil Mayans about visits to the USA in 1963 and 1967. Part 2: Ethnographic texts supplied by the Journal authors and others recreating Zinacantec dialog and activities. Inscribed to Charles Bell and his wife on the ffep: "For Danny and Charles hors d'oevres Bob." From the library of Charles Bell. Bell, a writer, poet and scholar, grew up in Greenville, Mississippi with Walker Percy and Shelby Foote. His first novel, The Married Land (1962), was praised by William Carlos Williams. His works include three volumes of poetry, two novels and an audio-visual opus, "Symbolic History." Sold as is: small closed tear on front cover. The text was printed with exceptionally wide margins on coated paper, which sticks together when wet. Along 2 inches of the front edge all pages have stuck together in the right margin. The pages do come loose without loss of text with gentle pressure using something dull and flat like a dinner knife. Insert from the bottom edge, then rock it GENTLY side to side; you want to be LIFTING one page off the other, not cutting it. With a night or two of work during the evening news, this would become a good working copy.. Presentation Copy. First Edition. Paper Wrappers. Near Fine. Folio.

$20.00

Children in the Muslim Middle East
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Children in the Muslim Middle East

By Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock, ed.

Austin, TX: University of Texas., 1995. xvi, 477, [1] pp. 41 works by Middle Eastern and western scholars about children, in many genres- scholarly articles , poetry, speeches, proverbs, interviews, short stories, folk tales, and lullabies. 4 chapter titles in table of contents are highlighted, else fine.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$20.00

Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Publications. 7 Volumes as a Set.

Columbus, Ohio: Fred J. Heer, 1888. 1888-1899. Volumes I through VII as a set. Green cloth, spines gilt. Most volumes showing usual age and shelf wear; Vol. VII has cracked hinge, spine wear. GVG.. Hard Cover. GVG.

$124.50

Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft : The Native Races Volumes I-III

By Bancroft, Hurbert Howe

San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft, 1883. xlix, 797; x, 805; x, 796 pp. Volume I: The Wild Tribes. With 5 folding maps. The spine is detached; front board and first 2 signatures are loose. Volume II: Civilized Nations. With folding map. Most of spine missing. Volume III. Myths and Languages. Spine present, but torn. All volumes in calf bindings with black leather spine labels and marbled edges. Howe's B387. All volumes are ex-libris with usual markings, and have been mended with various kinds of tape over the years. Some of the missing spine pieces are laid in. 3 volumes as a set: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost.. Hardcover Gutta Percha. Fair.

$100.00

Sex and the Teen-Age Girl

By Farnsworth, Denham S

n.p.: Council Publishing Corp, 1965. 188 pp. Appendices include: Motion Picture Production Code, Postal Obsenity Regulations, The Teen-Ager and Narcotics. Green cloth, spine titles gilt. NF. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$15.00

Of Wonders Wild and New: Dreams From Zinacantan

By Laughlin, Robert M

Washington, D. C: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976. xii, 178, [2] pp. Smithsonian Contributors to Anthropology, Number 22. With frontispiece and 14 figures. Includes appendices and literature cited. 260 dream texts recorded in Zinacantan, Chiapas, Mexico primarily in 1963, and translated from the Tzotzil by the author. Inscribed to Charles Bell and his wife on the ffep: "For Danny and Charles who have shown me new wonders! Bob." From the library of Charles Bell. Bell, a writer, poet and scholar, grew up in Greenville, Mississippi with Walker Percy and Shelby Foote. His first novel, The Married Land,(1962) was praised by William Carlos Williams. His works include three volumes of poetry, two novels and an audio-visual opus, "Symbolic History." An old address for Laughlin written on front cover, and faint stain on front, else very good.. Presentation Copy. First Edition. Paper Wrappers. Very Good. Folio.

$35.00

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