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The Last Cannibals
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The Last Cannibals

By Bjerre, Jens

New York: William Morrow, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister. Green cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold decorative stripe on black portion of cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to green edges. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white plates. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket has very small chip at upper rear spine corner, very slight edge wear, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A famous young Danish explorer's vivid personal account of day-by-day life among the primitive tribes of Australia and New Guinea.

$20.00

Secrets of the Cuna Earthmother
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Secrets of the Cuna Earthmother

By Keeler, Clyde E.

New York: Exposition Press, 1960. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean red-orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Some fading to lower front edge of front board and spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few very small edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A scholarly work about the Cuna Earthmother and ancient religions which comes alive in the author's capable hands as he brings to light the secrets of tradition, sacred chants, ritual painting and other customs never before revealed.

$18.00

The Big Canoe
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The Big Canoe

By Mayol, Lurline Bowles

New York / London: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1933. Stated First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket . Stated First Printing, illustrated by W. Langdon Kihn. Clean green cloth boards with dark blue decoration (initials WLK at base of drawing) on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying, very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean, beautifully decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Foreword by the author. 257 pages with glossary. The history of the Haida indian tribe, true Vikings of the Pacific who had no tepees, no peace-pipes, no horses, and no feather head-dresses. In their villages were well-built plank houses; their streets were lined with tall totem and memorial poles; they traveled in long, graceful, seaworthy canoes carved from huge cedars; their warriors went forth to battle arrayed in helmets and armor of reeds and thick hides.

$22.00

Monuments in Cedar
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Monuments in Cedar

By Keithahn, Edward L.

Seattle, Washington: Superior Publishing Company, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket. Very clean hardcover book - green paper-covered boards with light brown cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Very small bump to bottom front board edge. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, illustrated with full color and black and white photographs throughout. Neatly penned previous owner name and address (Alaska) at top of front free endpaper. No other marks. 160 pages. Size approx. 8" x 10-1/2". A beautiful and informative book on the art and cultural meaning of the totem pole.

$12.00

The Mummy
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The Mummy

By Wallis, E.A.

New York: Bell Publishing, 1989. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Reprint with new Foreword by B. L Masterson, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Illustrated with 90 black and white line drawings. 404 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$15.00

On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man, From A Practical and Astronomical Point of View
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On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man, From A Practical and Astronomical Point of View

By Smyth, C. Piazzi

Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1868. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket . First Edition, complete with errata slip. Clean blue boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight darkening to spine. Small spots of wear-through to cloth at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece "Chronological Chart of still existing early contemporary architectural testimony" with clean tissue guard. Preface by the author, followed by errata slip. 512 pages with index + 3 page promotion of same author's book, "Life and Work at The Great Pyramid."

$200.00

The Seven Caves
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The Seven Caves

By Coon, Carleton S.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. "First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrated with 45 photographs, 39 line drawings, and three maps. 338 pages + index. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the hunt for seven caves scattered across the globe from Tangier to Afghanistan. The book contains sensational hypotheses and tentative conclusions about the origins of European culture.

$15.00

The Bridal Bed
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The Bridal Bed

By Braddock, Joseph

New York: John Day, 1961. Stated First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good+. "First American Edition" on copyright page in very clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with maroon lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (some tanning to pages). Small previous owner name and date ink-stamped at top edge of front free endpaper. 255 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, slight rubbing to front flap fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of human marriage from its primitive beginnings to the present day. The author looks at the changing human relationships in marriage as the bride rose from chattel to partner.

$25.00

Asian Women and Eros

By Pommerenke, Millicent

New York: Vantage Press, 1958. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/good+. "First Edition" stated on copyright page, association copy inscribed and SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author: "To Jean, with all my best wishes and affectionate love, Aunty "Bobbie" Millicent Pommerenke - Aug. 26th, 1958." 337 pp. with bibliography. Forword by Dr. Chauncey D. Leake, Dean, College of Medicine, Ohio State University. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, 3" of separation at rear flap fold, a few edge nicks and hint of very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating personal narrative of an American woman who accompanied her husband, a gynecologist and obstetrician, on a medical mission to Asia in 1954. Told with charm and spirit, these are the impressions of a sensitive and lively observer.

$20.00

The World of the Huns
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The World of the Huns

By Maenchen-Helfen, Otto J. (Edited by Max Knight)

Berkeley / Los Angelese: University of California Press, 1973. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+ . Clean unfaded black cloth boards with small gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 602 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scholarly exploration of the origin, migration and life of the Huns by the leading expert on the subject.

$20.00

The City of the Sacred Well
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The City of the Sacred Well

By Willard, T. A.

New York: Century Co., 1926. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/No Dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold and red decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 293 pgs. with index. Frontis photograph of Edward H. Thompson. Liberally illustrated with black & white photographs. A narrative of the discoveries and excavations of Edward Herbert Thompson in the ancient city of Chi-Chen Itza with discussion of the development of the Mayan civilization, their art and architecture.

$15.00

An Anthropologist at Work
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An Anthropologist at Work

By Mead, Margaret

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959. Stated First printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. "First Printing" stated on copyright page, 1959 on title page, in unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded gray boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (very slightly yellowed), clean yellow top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 583 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chip at top spine edge (1/4" depth), light rubbing. Photo of author Margaret Mead and photo of Ruth Benedict on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Margaret Mead was the pupil of anthropologist Ruth Benedict, also her friend and colleague. Here Mead sets down the biography of a person whose work she greatly admired.

$25.00

New Lives for Old
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New Lives for Old

By Mead, Margaret

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine . First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 548 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears, hint of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$50.00

The Lost Tribe
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The Lost Tribe

By Marriott, Edward

New York: Henry Holt & Co, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Stated First American Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean yellow/tan boards with clean unfaded maroon spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Very small shallow bump to front board edge, otherwise without wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 258 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edward Marriott's search for the lost tribe of the Liawep living deep in the jungle in far northwest Papua New Guinea.

$15.00

Social Anthropology of North American Tribes
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Social Anthropology of North American Tribes

By Eggan, Fred (Editor)

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1955. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no dustjacket. Second Edition (enlarged edition). Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. One tiny edge nick to bottom board edge (pencil point size), no bumping or fraying. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blue top-stained page edges. 574 pgs. with index.

$15.00

The Twilight of the Primitive
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The Twilight of the Primitive

By Cotlow, Lewis

New York: Macmillan, 1971. Stated First printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition, "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 257 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (color and black & white). Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A distinguished explorer revisits the primitive people of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon.

$15.00

Tribes of the Sahara
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Tribes of the Sahara

By Briggs, Lloyd Cabot

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Near Fine. Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 295 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book is the result of twelve years of field and library work, replacing myths and exaggerations with factual information every bit as exciting, mysterious and romantic. Collectible quality first edition. 8vo. Middle East.

$40.00

Woman in the Sexual Relation
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Woman in the Sexual Relation

By Ploss, Herman Heinrich; Bartels, Max; Bartels, Paul

New York: Medical Press of New York, 1964. Revised and Enlarged. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Very clean light reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine and tasteful black outlined image of naked woman standing with folded hands stretching overhead. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Many black and white illustrations and photographs from many different cultures. Revised and Enlarged by Ferd. F. von Reitzenstein. 152 pgs. Dustjacket is very lightly soiled, not price clipped and has two small 3/4" chips and a few tiny closed tears. Jacket designed by L. and M. Kay, jacket photos by L. Kay & H. Zucker. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9 x 11". Sexuality.

$20.00

A Death in the Sanchez Family
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A Death in the Sanchez Family

By Lewis, Oscar

New York: Random House, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Very clean ivory cloth boards with gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and edges are clean and bright; clean endpapers, with no names, writing or marks. 119 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears at bottom corner of inside front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A poignant account of how the poor die, as it follows the death of an old woman in Mexico. 8vo. Mexico.

$20.00

The Stars Weep
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The Stars Weep

By Javal, Jean-Luc

London: Hutchinson & Co., 1956. First U.K. Edition. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Very Good+. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 198 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several shallow chips along top edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Two young French students of Ethnology set out on an adventure to South America to learn about its people, their customs and personalities. 8vo. South America.

$12.00

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