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Shagganappi, by Tekahionewake (1913 Ryerson 1st Canadian Ed.) by Johnson, E. Pauline

The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson [aka Tekahionwake] (1862-1913). Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1913. USED. Good+/ Good- QUITE RARE ORIGINAL SILVER AND ORANGE DUST JACKET. Red Boards. Please see our photos. Not an exlib Item. A clean, solid copy that sh…

From Mary Riversong Books


Igbo Masks: The Oneness of Ritual and Theatre by Enekwe, Onuora Ossie

Lagos, Nigeria: Department of Culture, 1987. Some wear to outer edges of cover, but no creasing to the spine of this soft-cover book. A ''Nigeria Magazine'' publication, this book deals with the use of masks in traditional drama of the Ig…

From JimsOldBooks


Ban and Arriere Ban (1894 Longman's Green 1st Ed. ) by Lang, Andrew E

Andrew E. Lang , a rare book of his poetry. Ban and Arriere Ban USED. NOT AN EXLIB ITEM. 1st /edition, 1894, Longman's Green and Co. Deckle edge, tanning. Beveled green boards with gold gilt ornamentation. The Author's name appears in gold at the front l…

From Mary Riversong Books


Por Tierras Ignotas. Viajes y Observaciones en la Region del Rio de las Balsas by Hendrichs Perez, Pedro Rodolfo (1882-1950) inscribed from the library of Professor George M Foster

2 volumes: 260 pages with maps (some folding), illustrations, plates (some in color) and figures; 253 pages with maps, tables, illustrations, figures, plates, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 7 1/4") volume one rebound in green cloth with gi…

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB


Untrodden Fields of Anthropology Observations on the Esoteric Manners and Customs of a Semi-Civilized Peoples; Being A Record of Thirty Years' Experience in Asia, Africa, America and Oceania; Second Edition , in Two Volumes by A French Army Surgeon

Paris: Librairie de Medecine, Folklore et Anthropologie, 1898. #374 of 1,000 copies published for England and America. Bound in publisher's original black cloth, marbled end pages. Very Good, both volumes, gilt lettering mostly rubbed away, hinges sta…

From Dale Steffey Books



NEW ~ Essays on various themes related to the Cacaxtla murals. The books are in excellent condition. The set comes in a cardboard case damaged at top in shipping. Vol. 2 Estudios, ISBN 9786070240638, 425 pp.; Vol. 3 Estudios, ISBN 9786070240720, 441-827 …

From Alla


The Graves of Greece by Petropoulos, Elias

Paris: Private Bibliophile's Edition, 1979. Limited and Numbered, Signed 1st Edition, copy number 50 of 909 printed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on copyright page. RARE. Near Fine, front board bowed, in a Very Good dust jacket, light edge wear, dampstains bot…

From Dale Steffey Books


The Indigenous languages of the Caucasus, 4 Vols. by Harris,Alice C.;Smeets,Henricus Joannes;Hewitt,Brian George;Job,Michael

Very rare complete set of four volumes, as new.Shipment of second, third, etc. items at very low prices. Check our full inventory!…

From AmsterGramBooks


Diccionario de la Lengua Tarasca o de Michoacán by Gilberti, Maturino (1498?-1585)

174 pages. Folio. (13" x 9 1/4") bound in half pebbled cloth with marbled boards. Second edition limited to 200 copies of which this is number 156.Lacks the Aqui comienza el vocabulario en la lengua castellana y michoacanaWhen which was continuous paginag…

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB


Handbook of American Indian languages. Volumes 1 and 2. by Boas,Franz

Washington: Govt. print. off, rare two-volume set, 1911/1922. Hardcover. Some normal wear.Shipment of second, third, etc. items at very low prices. Check our full inventory!…

From AmsterGramBooks


American Anthropologist by American Anthropologist

120 volumes plus all indexes and supplements. Royal Octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") and Quarto (11" x 8 1/2") issued in wrappers. Early volumes from the library of George M Foster and bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Other volumes from the libr…

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB


Costume Antico e Moderno by Giulio Ferrario

Complete set of 29 volumes (10 on Europe, 8 on Asia, 4 on Africa, 4 on Asia, 3 supplements) bound in 34 of this monumental Italian work. Revised second edition in octavo following the first edition in folio of 1816-1834. 1,780 handcolored (some tinted or …

From Florilegius


The Fourth Horseman: a short history of epidemics, plagues, famine and other scourges by Nikiforuk, Andrew

Toronto, Viking/Penguin Canada, 1991, hardcover, xvi-200 pp, First Edition, First Printing by numberline, Very Good in Very Good+ dustjacket, Signed by the Author on the front endpaper. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light corner bumps. Dustj…

From West of Eden Books


The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jacobs, Jane

New York: Random House. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Text is clean. Cover clean, corners sharp, minor bumping to spine ends. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. Dust jacket shows light edgewear, minor soil…

From Dan Glaeser Books


The Ainu Ecosystem: Environment and Group Structure by Watanabe, Hitoshi

U. Tokyo Press; 1972. Revised edition. UTP 3045676825149. Hardcover; 170 pg. Dust jacket surface rubbed; edges lightly chipped, 1 small tear in top edge. Brown cloth cover; bottom of spine & corners lightly bumped. Owner's name on front free-endpaper.…

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