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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

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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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4 The Last of the Seris
Coolidge, Dan and Mary Roberts Coolidge
New York E. P. Dutton 1939 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards (very lightly soiled) with black decoration on cover (Indian art) and black lettering on spine. Some wear to bottom board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 264 pgs. with index. Frontis photograph of Kino Bay at Sunset. 8vo. Native American. 007733

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The Seven Caves - Archaeological Explorations in the Middle East, Coon, Carleton S.
5 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

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In Search of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
6 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

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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
7 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
8 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
9 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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Raroia - Happy Island of the South Seas, Danielsson, Bengt
10 Raroia - Happy Island of the South Seas
Danielsson, Bengt
Chicago Rand McNally 1953 Stated First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing, September, 1953 in clean original dust jacket. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Translated from the Swedish by F. H. Lyon. 304 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped on upper corner of front inside flap, has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Raroia and Tukume are coral atolls, two of the seventy-eight islands in the Tuamotu Archipelago. They lie 465 miles from Tahiti and 1,100 miles south of the Equator; about 4,000 miles from San Francisco and 4,250 miles from Sydney, Australia. This book will help you escape to that tropical paradise -- the festivals, the fishing trips, the pearl-diving expeditions. And you will learn how a Raroian views things such as sex, marriage, birth, and death. 025482

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Social Anthropology of North American Tribes, Eggan, Fred (Editor)
11 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
12 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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Beyond Stonehenge, Hawkins, Gerald S.
13 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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14 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
15 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

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A Death in the Sanchez Family, Lewis, Oscar
16 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

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The World of the Huns - Studies in Their History and Culture, Maenchen-Helfen, Otto J.  (Edited by Max Knight)
17 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
18 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

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An Anthropologist at Work - Writings of Ruth Benedict, Mead, Margaret
19 An Anthropologist at Work - Writings of Ruth Benedict
Mead, Margaret
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1959 Stated First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, 1959 on title page, in unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded gray boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (very slightly yellowed), clean yellow top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 583 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chip at top spine edge (1/4" depth), light rubbing. Photo of author Margaret Mead and photo of Ruth Benedict on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Margaret Mead was the pupil of anthropologist Ruth Benedict, also her friend and colleague. Here Mead sets down the biography of a person whose work she greatly admired. 018739

Price: 25.00 USD
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New Lives for Old - Cultural Transformation - Manus, 1928-1953, Mead, Margaret
20 New Lives for Old - Cultural Transformation - Manus, 1928-1953
Mead, Margaret
New York William Morrow and Company 1956 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 548 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears, hint of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018726

Price: 50.00 USD
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