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Our Southwest

by Erna Fergusson (1888-1964)

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Published
1940
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First
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vi+376+vi+[folding map] with frontispiece, plates, maps (some folding) and index map to end papers and paste downs, Octavo (8 3/4" 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's inverse green labels and pictorial to cover. First edition. The Southwest is not like other sections of the United States, exactly bounded. Geographically, Southwest should be where South and West have crossed,… Read more
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Maori Folk-Tales of the Port Hills, Canterbury

by James Cowan (1870-1943)

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Published
1923
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Very Good
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First
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iv+73 pages with folding frontispiece map, photographs and plates. Octavo (8" x 5") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition. In this work the author endeavored to interweave with descriptions of the most picturesque parts of the Cantebury Port Hills some of the Maori poetic legends and historical traditions which belong to the Range and which have not previously… Read more
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The Native Polity of Ponape

by Saul H Riesenberg (1912-1984)

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Published
1968
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Better than very good
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First
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viii+115 pages with frontispiece, plates and tables. Folio (12" x 9 1/2") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and Smithsonian Institution logo to cover. Smithsonian Institution Contribution to Anthropology 10. First edition. The island of Ponape lies near the eastern end of the archipelago that comprises the Caroline Islands. Ponape and the nearby atolls of… Read more
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The Mystery of Corn from Scientific American, Volume 183, Number 1

by Paul Christopher Mangelsdorf (1899-1989)

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Published
1950
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First
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20-26 pages with photographs and illustrations. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8 1/2") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Volume 183, Number 1. First edition. The wild ancestor of the most important plant in America is lost in antiquity. Once it was thought to be the grass teosinte; now the evidence points to a primitive pop corn Condition: Wrapper separated at spine,… Read more
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The Semantics of Time: A Spectural Categorization in Koyukon Athabaskan

by Melissa Axelrod (1952- )

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Published
1993
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Fine
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First
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9780803210325
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xi+199pp Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") issued in grey cloth with black and silver lettering to spine and cover, issued without dust jacket. Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians series. 1st edition. The languages of the Athabaskan family are noted for their rich aspectual systems-inventories of grammatical forms that denote the nature of the action of a… Read more
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic & Religion - Part I: The Magic Art and the Evolution of Kings, Volume II

by Frazer, James George (1854-1941)

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Published
1951
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Good
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xii+417 with index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and "golden bough" device to upper cover in original pictorial jacket. Part I, volume II. Third edition. The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion (retitled The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion in its second edition) is… Read more
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The Golden Bough - A Study in Magic and Religion Part VIII - Bibliography And General Index

by Frazer, James George (1854-1941)

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Published
1966
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viii+536 pages with bibliography and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 2/3") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. Third edition revised and enlarged. The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion (retitled The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion in its second edition) is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology… Read more
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Southwestern Indian Ritual Drama

by Charlotte Johnson Frisbie (1940- )

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Published
1980
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Very Good
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First
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9780826305213
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xii+372 pages with photographs, tables, charts, figures, maps, drawings and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with silver lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First edition This the sixteenth volume in the School of American Research Advanced Seminary Series presents twelve essays o the ritual dramas of the Indians of New… Read more
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Archeological Notes on Texas Canyon, Arizona

by William Shirley Fulton (1880-1964)

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Published
1934-1938
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23 pages with 20 plates and site map; 23+[xviii plate] pages with color frontispiece and site map; 22 pages+[xxiv plate] pages with color frontispiece. Quarto (10 1/4" x 7") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Contributions from the Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation volume XII, number 1, 2 and 3. First edition. After buying property in Texas Canyon… Read more
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Ancient Maya Relief Sculpture

by Thompson, John Eric Sidney (1898-1975) and Merle Greene

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Published
1967
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First
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Unpaginated with 60 plates. Quarto (11 1/4" x 11 1/4") bound in original publisher's beige wrappers with dark brown lettering to front wrapper and spine. Limited to 4000 copies. Rubbings by Merle Green. Foreword by Robert L Rands. First edition. Much of the finest work of the Maya artist was in low-relief sculpture, and much of the best of it appears… Read more
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La Poblacion del Valle de Teotihuacan El Medio en que se ha desarrollado. Su evolucion Etnica y Social Iniciativas para Procurar su Mejoramiento

by Gamio, Manuel (1883-1960)

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Published
1922
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Better than very good
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First
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2 parts in 3 volumes: Volume 1, part 1: cii+326+xvi pages with tables (some folding), maps (some folding and in color), plates (many folding and in color), photographs, illustrations and figures. Volume 1, part 2: [363]-778+xii pages with tables (some folding), maps (some folding and in color), plates (many folding and in color), photographs, illustrations and figures. Volume 2: 670+xxx… Read more
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Surface Archaeology of Ixtlan del Rio, Nayarit

by Gifford, Edward Winslow (1887-1959)

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Published
1950
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First
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viii+[183]-301 pages with 30 plates, figures, maps, tables and bibliography. Royal octavo (10 1/4" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, Volume 43, number 2. From the library of Dr Paul S Martin First edition. E W Gifford devoted his life to studying California Indian ethnography as a professor of anthropology… Read more
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Experiments in archaeology from Science Journal Volume 3, Number 11

by Vincent Bruce "V B" Proudfoot

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Published
1967
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First
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59-64 pages with figures and photographs. Quarto (12" x 9 1/4") loose pages. Science Journal volume 3, Number 11. First edition. Besides providing a check on the methods of construction and use of objects such as early tools and pottery, and on farming techniques, experiments reproducing the activities of ancient man yield some remarkable facts about his way of live.… Read more
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Wind Chant and Feather Chant

by Hasteen Klah (1867-1937) and Son of Yellow Person in the Book

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Published
1946
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13 pages. Duodecimo (7" x 5") bound in original publisher's stapled wrappers. Retold in shorter form by Mary C Wheelwright. Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art Bulletin number 4. First edition. Hosteen Klah was a Navajo artist and medicine man. He documented aspects of Navajo religion and related ceremonial practices. As a traditional nádleehi person, he was both a ceremonial singer… Read more
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Myth of Mountain Chant, and Beauty Chant

by Hosteen Klah (1867-1937) and Hasteen Gahn

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Published
1951
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About very good
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Second
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22 pages. Duodecimo (7" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's stapled wrappers. Recorded and retold in shorter form by Mary C Wheelwright. Bulletin number 5. Second printing. Condition: Underlining throughout, light edge wear, age toning to edges, previous owner's initial on front wrapper verso else about very good.
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Tleji or Yehbechai Myth

by Hosteen Klah (1867-1937) and Retold in shorter form from the Myth by Mary C. Wheelwright

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Published
1955
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Very Good
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13 pages. Small octavo (7" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's stapled wrappers. Bulletin number 1. Fourth printing. Condition: Light edge wear with some age toning to edges, previous owner's initials on front wrapper verso else very good.
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Mycenae Guide

by Helen Pence Wace (1892-1982)and Charles Williams

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Published
1962
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Second
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49 pages with folding map, illustrations, photographs, site plans and maps. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's stapled wrappers. Second edition. Mycenae is among the most important archaeological sites in Greece. It is located on the eastern side of Peloponnese, close to Nafplion Town, and can be easily visited for a day trip from Athens. According… Read more
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Tule Springs Nevada with Other Evidences of Pleistocene Man in North America

by Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971) and Ruth DeEtte Simpson

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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First
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146 pages with three folding maps, photographs, illustrations, site plans, figures and bibliography. Small quarto (10 1/4" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Southwest Museum Papers Number eighteen. First edition. Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument (TUSK) is located in the Las Vegas Valley of southern Nevada and was established by Congress on December 19, 2014 as the… Read more
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Historia de las Indias de Nueva Espana e Islas de Tierra Firme

by Duran, Diego (c1537-1588)

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Published
1867-1880
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Very Good
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First
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3 volumes: xvi+535 pages; 305+[1]-177 pages with Explanation of the Codice Geroglifico of Mr Aubin by Alfred Chavero; 65 full-page engravings drawn from the Duran and Aubin manuscript, collates [1-32]+[1-10]+[1a]+[11a]+[2a-6a]+Aubin Codex [1a-16a]. Large Quarto (11 3/4" x 8 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers and housed in three cloth enclosures. Introduction and atlas by Jose F Ramirez. First edition. In the… Read more
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Moeurs des Sauvages Ameriquains comparées aux Moeurs des Premiers Temps

by Lafitau, Joseph-François (1681-1746)

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Published
1724
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Very Good
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Second
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4 volumes. [22]+256 pages with thirteen folding plates including frontispiece and folding map of the Americas indicating regions inhabited by Indian tribes; [6]+296 pages with six folding plates; [10]+248 pages with thirteen folding plates; [6]+196+[67 index] ages with eight folding plates. Duodecimo (6 1/2" x 4") bound contemporary mottled calf with five raised spine bands, black and red labels in… Read more
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