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Anthropology

Biblio is proud to present a wide variety of rare and antique books in the Biblio Rare Book Room, and anyone who loves the study of cultures and societies should absolutely browse through the rare Anthropology books section of the Rare Book Room. From obscure Anthropology textbooks to records from the Bureau of American Ethnology, there are many interesting Anthropology titles to choose from.

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Mixed Blessings: Gender and Religious Fundamentalism Cross Culturally

Mixed Blessings: Gender and Religious Fundamentalism Cross Culturally

by Brink, Judy;Mencher, Joan

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NY: Routledge, 1997. SIGNED First edition, first printing. Hard cover. Published NY: Routledge, 1996. 8vo., vi+275 pages. Inscribed by author Joan Mencher on fly leaf. A near fine copy.. Signed by Author. 1st. Hard. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo..
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Toponimia Mixteca
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Toponimia Mixteca

by Raul Gabriel Alavez Chavez

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157 pages with diagrams, maps and bibliography. Quarto (11" x 8 1/4") issued in wrappers. With a four page stapled Claves de los Mapas Distritales laid in. Limited to 1000 copies. First edition.This is a study of the origin of the names of the Mixtec people in relation to the etymology of each name of the place and Mexican Mixtec language (Nahuatl). Condition:A near fine copy with light edge wear
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The Frozen Deep
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The Frozen Deep

by Collins, Wilkie

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First American Edition
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THE FROZEN DEEP BY WILKIE COLLINS, AUTHOR OF "THE WOMAN IN WHITE" AND "THE MOONSTONE". PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM F. GILL AND COMPANY, BOSTON, 1874, 1ST AMERICAN EDITION. ILLUSTRATED BY ALFRED FREDERICKS. USED. GOOD- CONDITION Green cloth boards with Black and gold gilt titling and ornamentation that remains fairly bright. Tight binding, bright pages. There is a liquid spill on a couple of pages as shown in our photos.
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Out of the North: A Brief Historical Sketch of the Blackfeet Indian Tribe( with 24 Winold Reiss...
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Out of the North: A Brief Historical Sketch of the Blackfeet Indian Tribe( with 24 Winold Reiss Prints)

by Linderman, Frank B.

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St. Paul: Great Northern Railroad Co. Undated. Paperback. Used- Very Good condition. Comes with original sleeve. The Booklet and all 24 prints are in very good condition but the sleeve is very worn and has tears and scuffs along all edges. Booklet is in great condition. Comes with 24 color 9 x 12 prints of paintings by Winold Reiss. No markings on the inside of the book or on the color prints. Photos are of the book and prints we have here at Barbed Wire Books.The envelope is printed in red and blue. Envelope title: Blackfeet Indians of Glacier National Park. Scarce. Winold Reiss (1886 - 1953) was a German-born American artist.
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Yijhen: Taiwanese Folk Art Performance Postage Stamps Pictorial
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Yijhen: Taiwanese Folk Art Performance Postage Stamps Pictorial

by Hsu, Samuel J.S.

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Chunghwa Post, 2004. Hardcover. Used- Fine condition. Book is clean and tight. Book shows very light shelf wear. All stamps and postcards are included in the book. The plastic holders for the postcards on pg. 17-23 are coming slightly unglued. No markings on the inside of the book. Photos are of the book we have here at Barbed Wire Books.
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The Searching Wind
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The Searching Wind

by Hellman, Lillian

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First Printing Thus.
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Hellman, Lillian: The Searching Wind. PLAY The Viking Press, 1st Ed., First printing Thus, June, 1944. DRAMA. Used. Good/Good unclipped DJ $2.00 price. Protected in a mylar wrap.
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Stories Of New York
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Stories Of New York

by Edith WHARTON

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First Edition
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Wharton, Edith et al. Stories from Scribner: Stories of New York. Charles Scribner's Sons, Copyright 1893. Authors /stories included in this book are: From Four to Six, Annie Elliot; The commonest possible Story, Bliss Perry; The End of the Beginning, George A. Hibbard; A Puritan Ingenue, John S. Wood; Mrs. Manstey's View, Edith Wharton. Used. Black, leather-bound pocket-size edition. Pink closure ribbon has gone. Good condition. Binding is a little loose. RARE.
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Vollstaendige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen
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Vollstaendige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen: (Complete Gallery of Peoples in True Pictures)

by Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche

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Set of 3 volumes of this finely illustrated review of the manners, lifestyles and costumes of all the peoples of the world.Complete with 3 handcolored title pages and 365 handcolored illustrations on 184 lithographic plates of native costumes, customs, weapons, views, etc. (Missing the volume on Europe.) Text in German. Vol. 1, Asia, engraved title page, 278pp, 68 plates; Vol. 2, Africa, engraved title page, 256pp, 52 plates; and Vol. 3 North and South America, Australia and the South Sea Islands, engraved title page, 136pp and 36 plates (Americas), 134pp and 28 plates (Australia). Rare to find even partial sets with handcolored plates.Condition: Cloth spines frayed and repaired, marbled boards scuffed, stamp of Carl Schmidt on fep and title pages, interior clean and unfoxed, lithographic plates with fine handcolor. Goedsche (1785-1863) was a German writer, bookseller and publisher in Meissen. The volumes were self-published from 1830 to 1839.Heavy set, extra shipping charges apply.
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The Glass Key
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The Glass Key

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Reprint Edition
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Hammett, Dashiell: The Glass Key. Grosset & Dunlap Movie Tie-In Edition, 1931. Detective Mystery. USED. Good condition hardcover in Good- condition Rare Original Madison Square lime green movie cast Dust Jacket features Brian Donleavy, Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd.
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The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. UKRAINIA

The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. UKRAINIA

by Tolstoi, Count Lyof N.

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UKRAINIA Tolstoi, Count Lyof N.: The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. First English Edition, 1888 Walter Scott, 24 Warwick Lane, Paternoster Row, London. Translated from the Russian by Nathan Haskell Dole. Summary: A novel of the Caucasian War 1817-1864. Used. Good- Condition/ No DJ. Blue Boards gold titling and ornamentation. Imperial Russian crest stamped in gilt at center front. A solid copy. Light foxing to endpapers. Toning. Fabric at top of spine missing. RARE/SCARCE.
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The Fairy Caravan
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The Fairy Caravan

by Potter, Beatrix

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First American Edition
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Beatrix Potter: The Fairy Caravan. David McKay 1929 True First Edition, First American Edition. ILLUSTRATED BY BEATRIX POTTER. Library Bound. Exlib. Good+ condition/ no dj included. Boards are in nice condition. Pictorial Front Board illustration of horse caravan and all titling are VG. Gilt letter j appearing on spine is bright. Tight binding, pages bright. Some light foxing noted. Six colour plates, twenty full-page illustrations, and 42 textual drawings. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, All colour plates remain firmly affixed to binding.
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While The Clock Ticked (Hardy Boys, Book 11)
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While The Clock Ticked (Hardy Boys, Book 11)

by Franklin W. Dixon

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Franklin W. Dixon: While The Clock Ticked (1932, Grosset & Dunlap Hardy Boys), 1948 Printing Thus. BROWN BOARDS, ORANGE ENDPAPERS. QUITE RARE IN THE ORIGINAL RED DUST JACKET. HARDY BOYS #11. GROSSET & DUNLAP. USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ GOOD- ORIGINAL UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. DESCRIPTION: The book is in an original red kidnap jacket. That jacket is original, has an orange spine. Loss to top and bottom of spine. with a triangular divot out of the letter H in the word the. The front panel of the dust jacket is unclipped and has a 7575 priced front flap. Back flap a blurb for "Touchdown Pass", dating this copy to 1948. Back panel of the dust jacket states ADVENTURE STORIES FOR BOYS BY ZANE GREY. BOOK: Brown boards with two boys in 30's period clothing at center. One wears a hat and scarf. Two sets of orange and white endpapers that show the boy with the hat up a tree with binoculars gazing at a cabin on a bluff across the way. Pages and endpapers are clean and bright. Black topstain. Copyright 1932… Read More
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Ten Little Indians (Greenway Edition)
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Ten Little Indians (Greenway Edition)

by Christie, Agatha

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2nd Impression Thus
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Ten Little Indians Dodd, Mead Greenway Edition, Copyright 1967 by Agatha Christie Mallowan. States: First published in the Greenway Edition in the United States 1978. Number line starts with 2. Used. VERY GOOD/ VG Unclipped original bright orange fish motif dust jacket. ffp $8.95 A nice, crisp copy in a mylar wrap. DJ spine states 24. Our DJ spine is slightly sunned. "Ten Little Indians, aka And Then There Were None and (offensive language alert) Ten Little N*ggers, is a mystery novel by the English writer Agatha Christie, described by her as the most difficult of her books to write. It was first published in the United Kingdom by the Collins Crime Club on 6 November, 1939 as Ten Little N-ggers, after the children's counting and minstrel song, which serves as a major plot element."
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The Rocket Book
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The Rocket Book

by Newell, Peter

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First Printing Thus
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By Peter Newell, author of "The Hole Book". The Rocket Book, Harper & Brothers Stated October, 1912 First Printing. USED. GOOD+ CONDITION/ NO DUST JACKET INCLUDED. 7 1/8 X 8 7/8. Seller's Note: Sadly, (no one is sadder than me) the Front paper paste-down label has been removed from cover. Minor corner-bumps. No titling on spine if printed there originally. Pages are all present, in nice shape, and affixed to binding. HOLE-DRILLED straight through the book. RARE IN THIS FIRST PRINTING.
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Fourteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian...

Fourteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1892-93: Part 2

by J. W. Powell

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Washington Government Printing Office, 1896. Part 2 ONLY (of original two volume set). Good+. Text block is age-toned but clean and complete with all plates. Olive cloth publisher's binding shows shelf and handling wear with abrasion to the embossing as well as edge, corner, and spine wear. All corners bumped and worn. Covers are dented and scratched. Overall, a clean, solid copy with wear to the cover. Photo is of the copy we have here at Barbed Wire Books.
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