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Our Primitive Contemporaries, Murdock, George Peter
21 Our Primitive Contemporaries
Murdock, George Peter
New York MacMillan 1963 24th printing Hard Cover Very Good 
614 pgs. Very Good - Red cloth board with black & gold title box, gold lettering. Exceptionally clean & tight. Occasional underlining and notations alongside text. Owner's name inside. Slight speckling on top edges, other edges bright and clean, cover very clean. Color and black & white photos & illustrations. Chapters on the Tasmanians, Kazaks, Eskimos, Iroquois, Hopi,Samoans, Hottentots, and many more primitive peoples. Decorated endpapers. 8vo. Anthropology. 001662

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Woman in the Sexual Relation, Ploss, Herman Heinrich;  Bartels, Max;  Bartels, Paul
22 Woman in the Sexual Relation
Ploss, Herman Heinrich; Bartels, Max; Bartels, Paul
New York Medical Press of New York 1964 Revised and Enlarged Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean light reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine and tasteful black outlined image of naked woman standing with folded hands stretching overhead. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Many black and white illustrations and photographs from many different cultures. Revised and Enlarged by Ferd. F. von Reitzenstein. 152 pgs. Dustjacket is very lightly soiled, not price clipped and has two small 3/4" chips and a few tiny closed tears. Jacket designed by L. and M. Kay, jacket photos by L. Kay & H. Zucker. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9 x 11". Sexuality. 014375

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23 Asian Women and Eros
Pommerenke, Millicent
New York Vantage Press 1958 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, association copy inscribed and SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author: "To Jean, with all my best wishes and affectionate love, Aunty "Bobbie" Millicent Pommerenke - Aug. 26th, 1958." 337 pp. with bibliography. Forword by Dr. Chauncey D. Leake, Dean, College of Medicine, Ohio State University. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, 3" of separation at rear flap fold, a few edge nicks and hint of very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating personal narrative of an American woman who accompanied her husband, a gynecologist and obstetrician, on a medical mission to Asia in 1954. Told with charm and spirit, these are the impressions of a sensitive and lively observer. 019429

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24 Nunaga: Ten Years of Eskimo Life
Pryde, Duncan
New York Walker & Co. 1972 0-8027-0369-0 / 9780802703699 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean gray-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean maps on endpapers. Illustrated with color photographs. 285 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's discovery of a remote and primitive way of life to which, asstonishingly, he found that he easily adapted. One of his first posts was isolated Perry Island, then a refuge of fugitives from the law, where most of the male Eskimos were caught up in blood feuds. 8 vo.. Adventure. 010266

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On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man, From A Practical and Astronomical Point of View, Smyth, C. Piazzi
25 On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man, From A Practical and Astronomical Point of View
Smyth, C. Piazzi
Edinburgh Edmonston and Douglas 1868 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, complete with errata slip. Clean blue boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight darkening to spine. Small spots of wear-through to cloth at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece "Chronological Chart of still existing early contemporary architectural testimony" with clean tissue guard. Preface by the author, followed by errata slip. 512 pages with index + 3 page promotion of same author's book, "Life and Work at The Great Pyramid." 024547

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The Forgotten Village, Steinbeck, John
26 The Forgotten Village
Steinbeck, John
New York Viking Press May 1941 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige buckram cloth boards with green decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Tasteful previous owner bookplate centered on front free endpaper. With 136 photographs from the film of the same name. 143 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), small bit of surface wear at top spine corner, a few short closed edge tears. Best book and dust jacket we have seen of this title! Jacket enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Steinbeck non-fiction story of a small village of Santiago in the foothills of the mountains of Mexico, and the coming of modern medicine to the native people there. This was made into a documentary film released in 1941. 023617

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27 Koster: Americans in Search of Their Prehistoric Past
Struever, Stuart & Felicia Antonelli Holton
Garden City Anchor Press/Doubleday 1979 0-385-00406-0 / 9780385004060 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Color illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with maps, photos and diagrams in full color and black & white. 281 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears (one small piece of clear tape over 1/2" edge tear). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "In an Illinois cornfield, a leading "new" archaeologist has found a 9,500 year-old site that will revolutionize our picture of the North American Indians." 8vo. Archaeology. 009650

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28 Warrior Herdsmen
Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1965 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright gold title box and author lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 254 pgs. Illustrated with photographs, diagrams, map. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The absorbing chronicle of an expedition to the tribesmen of northern Uganda. 010790

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Maya Explorer - John Lloyd Stephens and the Lost Cities of Central America and Yucatan, Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang
29 Maya Explorer - John Lloyd Stephens and the Lost Cities of Central America and Yucatan
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma 1947 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very small ding at top rear board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 324 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates, fold-out map. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), has tiny chips and closed edge tears, clear tape reinforcement at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The explorations of John Lloyd Stephens, who rediscovered the lost culture of the Maya Indians. 019056

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The Mummy - A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt, Wallis, E.A.
30 The Mummy - A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt
Wallis, E.A.
New York Bell Publishing 1989 0517675803 / 9780517675809 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Reprint with new Foreword by B. L Masterson, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Illustrated with 90 black and white line drawings. 404 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025566

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The City of the Sacred Well, Willard, T. A.
31 The City of the Sacred Well
Willard, T. A.
New York Century Co. 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold and red decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 293 pgs. with index. Frontis photograph of Edward H. Thompson. Liberally illustrated with black & white photographs. A narrative of the discoveries and excavations of Edward Herbert Thompson in the ancient city of Chi-Chen Itza with discussion of the development of the Mayan civilization, their art and architecture. 018799

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