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Kiowa Voices, Volume I: Ceremonial Dance, Ritual and Song; Volume II: Myths, Legends and Folktales (Two Volumes)

By: Boyd, Maurice

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Texas Christian University Press:

Seller ID: 031746

Condition: Very Good+


Volume I is the 3rd printing of the first edition, and remains in near fine to fine condition, with only slight signs of handling. Volume II is the first printing of the first edition, and shows a very small chip in the cloth along the lower edge of the top cover. Volume II is otherwise near fine to fine and shows only slight signs of handling. Both jackets remain bright and clean, though show very slight rubbing, and there is a very slight dime sized discoloration w... View more info

Voodoo-Eros: Ethnological Studies in the Sex-Life of the African Aborigines

By: Bryk, Felix (Translated from the German by Mayne F. Sexton)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Self Published: 1933

Inscription: Signed by Translator

Seller ID: 029055

Condition: Very Good


Number 273 of a limited edition of copies numbered and signed by Mayne R. Sexton, the translator; 256 pages; Inked name at top of blank front free end page; End leaves are a little darkened along binding, as is the cloth covers along the joints; Volume remains tight and otherwise clean. View more info

Basic Tools of Primitive Psychiatry: A Study of Primitive Medicine in Australia (In Six parts)

By: Cawte, John E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Smith, Kline & French Laboratories:

Seller ID: 022583

Condition: Very Good


Pharmaceutical company promotional material; Six parts, each part with two color plates laid in, two leaves of text regarding primitive medicine in Australia, and two or three leaves of advertising information. View more info

Cave Hunting, Researches on the Evidence of Caves Respecting the Early Inhabitants of Europe

By: Dawkins, W. Boyd

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030716

Condition: Fair


455 pages, plus colored frontispiece; Cloth covers are rubbed and worn along edges, with tears along joints; Lettering and top cover image remain good; Hinges (internal) are broke, though text block remains tight and fairly well attached to covers; Non-author presentation inscription on half title page; Contents are otherwise clean and intact. View more info

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Subject Index to Bibliographies on Southwestern Asia: I-V. Part I. Anthropogeography

By: Field, Henry and Edith W. Ware

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, FL, University of Miami Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035572

Condition: Good+


157 pages. Covers are slightly darkened along edges and there is just a little curl at corners. One inch closed tear at top of title page with old tape repair. Very tiny inked name in upper outside corner of title page. Tight and otherwise clean copy. View more info

Civilization and Barbarism

By: Freeman, Frederick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Self Published (printed at the Riverside Press): 1878

Seller ID: 031987

Condition: Good+


186 pages. Cloth covers show a little light wear at spine ends and along spine joint. Ink stamp of private library on blank front free end leaf and first blank page. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact. View more info

Image for Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples.  (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

By: Grasset-Saint-Sauveur, M. J.[Jacques]

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: [Bordeaux], Printed for the Author:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034697

Condition: Good


No stated date of publication, though circa 1795-1796. This is a single bound volume containing a "Programme et Plan de L'Ouvrage" which is four pages, along with 36 sections and including 109 tissue guarded, hand colored engraved plates. About midway through this volume, just followig the section on Guyane, is one title page for the "Encyclopedie..." There is no publisher's imprint, rather, the program, title page, and beginning of each section title ... View more info

A Stranger Abroad: A Memoir

By: Jones, Schuyler

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, Rowfant Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 033787

ISBN: 1929731108

Condition: Fine


300 pages. Number 219 of a limited edition of 500 copies, signed by the author. New copy in original slipcase. A fascinating memoir by the man many consider to be the real life model (or partial composite) of Indiana Jones. View more info

A Stranger Abroad: A Memoir

By: Jones, Schuyler

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, Rowfant Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 033788

ISBN: 1929731108

Condition: Fine


300 pages. Number 220 of a limited edition of 500 copies, signed by the author. New copy in original slipcase. A fascinating memoir by the man many consider to be the real life model (or partial composite) of Indiana Jones. View more info

Two Revolutions: Village Reconstruction And the Cooperative Movement In Northern Shaanxi, 1934-1945

By: Keating, Pauline B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031798

ISBN: 0804728259

Condition: Fine


340 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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L'Antiquite Expliquee et Representee En Figures., Tome Troisieme, Les Usages De La Vie. (Volume Three, Parts I and Parts II, in Two Volumes)

By: Montfaucon, Bernard De

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Paris, Florentin Delaulne, Hilaire Foucault, Michel Clousier, Jean-Geoffroy Nyon, Etienne Ganeau, Nicolas Gosselin, & Pierre-Francois Giffart: 1722

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 034704

Condition: Fair


Volume Three (ONLY), complete in two parts. Part one: "Les Habits, les Meubles, les Vases, les Monoyes, les Poids, les Mesures, des Grecs, des Romains, & des autres Nations (The clothes, the furniture, the vases, the monies, the weights, the measurements, the Greeks, the Romans, and the other Nations)" and Part two: "Les Bains, les Mariages, les grands & les petits Jeux, les Pompes, la Chaffe, la Peche, les Arts, &c. (The Baths, the Weddings, the Great and the Small Ga... View more info

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Maasai

By: Saitoti, Tepilit Ole (Photographs By Carol Beckwith)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 036595

ISBN: 0810980991

Condition: Near Fine


Copyright is 1980. 276 pages. Cloth covers are slightly faded along edge, though volume is otherwise Fine. Dust jacket with light handling creases, though otherwise bright and clean, and now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Ethnic Medicine in the Southwest

By: Spicer, Edward H. (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, The University of Arizona Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031796

ISBN: 0816506361

Condition: Near Fine


291 pages. Cloth covers show light rubbing at spine ends. Dust jacket shows light general rubbing, though remains bright and clean. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Soul of the Bantu: A Sympathetic Study of the Magico-Religious Practices and Beliefs of the Bantu Tribes of Africa

By: Willoughby, W. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, J. & J. Harper Editions / Harper & Row: 1969

Seller ID: 035891

Condition: Good


476 pages. Light foxing on upper edge of text block. Inked name and date on blank front free end leaf. Some neat underlining. Otherwise tight and clean. View more info

Image for The Uncivilized Races of Men in All Countries of the World; Being a Comprehensive Account of Their Manners and Customs, and of Their Physical, Social, Mental, Moral and Religious Characteristics (Two Volumes)

The Uncivilized Races of Men in All Countries of the World; Being a Comprehensive Account of Their Manners and Customs, and of Their Physical, Social, Mental, Moral and Religious Characteristics (Two Volumes)

By: Wood, J. G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hartford, J. B. Burr and Company: 1871

Seller ID: 035564

Condition: Fair


Complete in two volumes. Boards are detached, and now held in place with brown tape over spine. Ex-Library with usual markings. Lower outside corner of the frontispiece of Volume two is clipped, though barely affecting image. Otherwise general light wear. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info