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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


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


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

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,


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


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

Civilization and Barbarism

By: Freeman, Frederick

Price: $25.00

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


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

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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


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

Ethnic Medicine in the Southwest

By: Spicer, Edward H. (Ed)

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: First Edition


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

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,


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

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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


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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Men of the Old Stone Age, Their Environment, Life and Art

By: Osborn, Henry Fairfield

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915

Edition: First Edition


545 pages, plus folding map. Moisture stain at upper outside corner, with tide marks to the margins of most leaves. General light wear. Overall a solid and fairly clean copy. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 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


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

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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


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

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


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


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