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The Bridal Bed, Braddock, Joseph
1 The Bridal Bed
Braddock, Joseph
New York John Day 1961 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" on copyright page in very clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with maroon lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (some tanning to pages). Small previous owner name and date ink-stamped at top edge of front free endpaper. 255 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, slight rubbing to front flap fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of human marriage from its primitive beginnings to the present day. The author looks at the changing human relationships in marriage as the bride rose from chattel to partner. 020083

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Tribes of the Sahara, Briggs, Lloyd Cabot
2 Tribes of the Sahara
Briggs, Lloyd Cabot
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 295 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book is the result of twelve years of field and library work, replacing myths and exaggerations with factual information every bit as exciting, mysterious and romantic. Collectible quality first edition. 8vo. Middle East. 014390

Price: 40.00 USD
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Raven's Children, Carey, Richard Adams
3 Raven's Children
Carey, Richard Adams
Houghton Mifflin 1992 0395486777 / 9780395486771 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean golden brown boards with blue cloth spine, crisp gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 396 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023754

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Seven Caves - Archaeological Explorations in the Middle East, Coon, Carleton S.
4 The Seven Caves - Archaeological Explorations in the Middle East
Coon, Carleton S.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrated with 45 photographs, 39 line drawings, and three maps. 338 pages + index. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the hunt for seven caves scattered across the globe from Tangier to Afghanistan. The book contains sensational hypotheses and tentative conclusions about the origins of European culture. 021266

Price: 15.00 USD
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In Search of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
5 In Search of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
Boston/Toronoto Little Brown 1966 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with brown title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or bookplates. Brown endpapers. 454 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "An independent explorer's life with the last of the exotic peoples of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon". Large 8vo. Adventure. 008676

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
6 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York MacMillan 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
257 pgs. VG Clean brown cloth boards. Binding tight. No names or writing inside. Pages clean and bright. Illustrated with color and black & white photographs. A study of vanishing primitive cultures, including the Masai, the Pygmies, the Eskimos, Australia's Aborigines, and more.Anthropology. 002229

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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
7 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York MacMillan 1971 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author. Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 257 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, hint of edgewear at top rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Typed one-page transcript of Lowell Thomas Tape on "The Twilight of the Primitive" book review laid in. A distinguished explorer revisits the people he has long known and loved. 8vo. Anthropology. 006326

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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
8 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Macmillan 1971 Stated First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 257 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (color and black & white). Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A distinguished explorer revisits the primitive people of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon. 017521

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Social Anthropology of North American Tribes, Eggan, Fred (Editor)
9 Social Anthropology of North American Tribes
Eggan, Fred (Editor)
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1955 Second edition Hardcover Very Good no dustjacket 
Second Edition (enlarged edition). Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. One tiny edge nick to bottom board edge (pencil point size), no bumping or fraying. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blue top-stained page edges. 574 pgs. with index. 018235

Price: 15.00 USD
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Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea, Flannery, Tim
10 Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea
Flannery, Tim
New York Grove Press 1998 0-8021-3665-6 / 9780802136657 First Thus Soft Cover Near FIne 
Very clean softcover book. One very small corner crease at bottom of rear panel. No chipping, wear or curling. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 326 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color photographs. 8vo. Adventure. 011290

Price: 12.00 USD
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Into the Heart - One Man's Pursuit of Love and Knowledge Among the Yanomama, Good, Kenneth
11 Into the Heart - One Man's Pursuit of Love and Knowledge Among the Yanomama
Good, Kenneth
Simon & Schuster 1991 0671728741 / 9780671728748 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with ivory cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean golden endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 349 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating adventure of an American among the Yanomama--a Stone Age people of the amazon rain forest--and one of the most remarkable love stories of our time. 025784

Price: 15.00 USD
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Beyond Stonehenge, Hawkins, Gerald S.
12 Beyond Stonehenge
Hawkins, Gerald S.
Harper & Row 1973 06-011786-9 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gray lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, mere hint of corner wear, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Ancient History. 005016

Price: 10.00 USD
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13 The Heroic Triad: Essays in the Social Energies of Three Southwestern Cultures
Horgan, Paul
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1970 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean orange/brown cloth boards with blind-stamped design on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Maps on endpapers. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 256 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one tiny closed tear at front flap lower corner (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Native American. 010832

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Stars Weep, Javal, Jean-Luc
14 The Stars Weep
Javal, Jean-Luc
London Hutchinson & Co. 1956 First U.K. Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 198 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several shallow chips along top edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Two young French students of Ethnology set out on an adventure to South America to learn about its people, their customs and personalities. 8vo. South America. 013576

Price: 12.00 USD
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Secrets of the Cuna Earthmother - A Comparative Study of Ancient Religions, Keeler, Clyde E.
15 Secrets of the Cuna Earthmother - A Comparative Study of Ancient Religions
Keeler, Clyde E.
New York Exposition Press 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean red-orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Some fading to lower front edge of front board and spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few very small edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A scholarly work about the Cuna Earthmother and ancient religions which comes alive in the author's capable hands as he brings to light the secrets of tradition, sacred chants, ritual painting and other customs never before revealed. 026643

Price: 18.00 USD
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Monuments in Cedar, Keithahn, Edward L.
16 Monuments in Cedar
Keithahn, Edward L.
Seattle, Washington Superior Publishing Company 1963 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book - green paper-covered boards with light brown cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Very small bump to bottom front board edge. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, illustrated with full color and black and white photographs throughout. Neatly penned previous owner name and address (Alaska) at top of front free endpaper. No other marks. 160 pages. Size approx. 8" x 10-1/2". A beautiful and informative book on the art and cultural meaning of the totem pole. 026553

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Death in the Sanchez Family, Lewis, Oscar
17 A Death in the Sanchez Family
Lewis, Oscar
New York Random House 1969 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory cloth boards with gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and edges are clean and bright; clean endpapers, with no names, writing or marks. 119 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears at bottom corner of inside front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A poignant account of how the poor die, as it follows the death of an old woman in Mexico. 8vo. Mexico. 014312

Price: 20.00 USD
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The World of the Huns - Studies in Their History and Culture, Maenchen-Helfen, Otto J.  (Edited by Max Knight)
18 The World of the Huns - Studies in Their History and Culture
Maenchen-Helfen, Otto J. (Edited by Max Knight)
Berkeley / Los Angelese University of California Press 1973 520-01596-7 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with small gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 602 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scholarly exploration of the origin, migration and life of the Huns by the leading expert on the subject. 019051

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness, Marriott, Edward
19 The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness
Marriott, Edward
New York Henry Holt & Co 1997 0805053182 / 9780805053180 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean yellow/tan boards with clean unfaded maroon spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Very small shallow bump to front board edge, otherwise without wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 258 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edward Marriott's search for the lost tribe of the Liawep living deep in the jungle in far northwest Papua New Guinea. 018409

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Big Canoe, Mayol, Lurline Bowles
20 The Big Canoe
Mayol, Lurline Bowles
New York / London D. Appleton-Century Company 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Stated First Printing, illustrated by W. Langdon Kihn. Clean green cloth boards with dark blue decoration (initials WLK at base of drawing) on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying, very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean, beautifully decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Foreword by the author. 257 pages with glossary. The history of the Haida indian tribe, true Vikings of the Pacific who had no tepees, no peace-pipes, no horses, and no feather head-dresses. In their villages were well-built plank houses; their streets were lined with tall totem and memorial poles; they traveled in long, graceful, seaworthy canoes carved from huge cedars; their warriors went forth to battle arrayed in helmets and armor of reeds and thick hides. 026642

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