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The Last Cannibals, Bjerre, Jens
1 The Last Cannibals
Bjerre, Jens
New York William Morrow 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister. Green cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold decorative stripe on black portion of cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to green edges. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white plates. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket has very small chip at upper rear spine corner, very slight edge wear, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A famous young Danish explorer's vivid personal account of day-by-day life among the primitive tribes of Australia and New Guinea. 027012

Price: 20.00 USD
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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 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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Amazon Head-Hunters, Cotlow, Lewis
3 Amazon Head-Hunters
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Henry Holt & Company 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, association copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean rose paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "To my fellow explorer Allan R. Holmberg with high esteem and sincere best wishes for continued success on your Peruvian humanitarian project. - Lewis Cotlow (Christmas 1957)." Laid in is a four page review of the book with photographs by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Saturday Review, and the New York Herald Tribune. Book is illustrated with black and white photographs by the author, maps. 245 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has small v-shaped chip at top front panel edge, slight wear at top spine edge. Photo of author with an Indian of the Mato Grosso on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Cotlow's journeys and adventures in his quest to learn as much as he could abou the Jivaro head-hunters and other primitive tribes of South America, and to make a film about their lives. 024544

Price: 60.00 USD
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Social Anthropology of North American Tribes, Eggan, Fred (Editor)
4 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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The Shining Trail, Fuller, Iola
5 The Shining Trail
Fuller, Iola
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, second printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks; a little browning at hinges of endpapers. 442 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is scarce - not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny chips and nicks at spine ends, beautiful photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful copy of this historically accurate novel about the Black Hawk War. Based throughout on history, using largely historical characters, using the the author's amazing grasp of the Indian way of life, Iola Fuller weaves a picture of the time when, under Black Hawk's magnfiicent leadership, the tribes east of the Mississippi fought their last fight for their homes and their rich hunting lands. Iola Fuller is also the author of the book "The Loon Feather." 027534

Price: 25.00 USD
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Caribbean Cocktail, Helweg, Larsen, K.; Everild Young
6 Caribbean Cocktail
Helweg, Larsen, K.; Everild Young
London Adventurers Club 1957 Reprint Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Adventurers Club edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Map-decorated endpapers; small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographic plates. Foreword by Rosita Forbes. 208 pages with index. Clean jacket has edge chips (mostly at top of rear panel), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This excellent chronicle embraces the whole Caribbean from the Bahamas south through the magical islands to Venezuela and Colombia in South America. A sold, yet rollicking book crammed with stories of treasure and pirates, colonial history and discovery, lost tribes, voodoo and strange religions, ancient cultures, ancient cities, and modern life. It is both for the tourist and the armchair traveller. 025656

Price: 12.00 USD
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Doctors, Drums and Dances, Laszlo, Andreas E., M.D.
7 Doctors, Drums and Dances
Laszlo, Andreas E., M.D.
New York Hanover House 1955 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many glossy black and white photographs. 284 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small wrinkle at top corner of rear panel, not price clipped; nice photo of author with an amazing camera in hand on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The author, a doctor, shares his experiences as he explores the life and rituals of the primitive tribes of West Africa (Angola). 027247

Price: 25.00 USD
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Beyond Geography: The Western Spirit Against the Wilderness, Turner, Frederick
8 Beyond Geography: The Western Spirit Against the Wilderness
Turner, Frederick
New York Viking Press 1980 0-670-16098-9 / 9780670160983 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean beige boards with small gold illustration on cover; clean black cloth spine with gold and red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Nancy on her birthday - Frederick Turner - 3/80" -- no other marks. 329 pgs. with index. Clean, unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, no wear, no tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A brilliant reconstruction of the "spiritual history" that led up to the European domination and decimation of aboriginal cultures--native American tribes, Caribbean tribes, the Mayans. 8vo. History. 015218

Price: 30.00 USD
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