Old Scrolls Book Shop  Used, Rare and out of print book store
American Express PayPal Mastercard Visa Discover
IOBA

Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
Give a Gift Certificate to your favorite reader
Checkout a Gift Card

Is it hard to buy a gift for that someone special? Then purchase a Gift Certificate?

 
Browse By Category
Adventure/Travel
Africa
Agriculture
American Civil War
Americana
Animals
Anthropology
Antiques
Archaeology
Architecture
Art
Aviation
Biography
Birds
Black History
Books into Film
Books on Books/publishing
cats
Children's
Cocktails / liquor
Cookbooks
Crafts
Decorated American Trade Binding
Dogs
Essays
Fish/Fishing
gardening/horticulture
Great Britain
History
Holidays
Horology
horses
Humor
Local/Regional Interest
Middle East
Modern Library Editions
Music
Mystery/Crime
Nature
nautical
New England
New York
Novels of Distinction
Old dust jackets
Paranormal/Mysticism
Philosophy
Plays
Poetry
Political
Religion
Science Fiction
ships/sailing/shipwrecks
Short Stories/Anthologies
SIGNED Editions
Space Exploration
true crime
War/Military
Westerns

View Other Categories
 
 
 
 

Anthropology

Anthropology

Click on Title to view full description

 
The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness, Marriott, Edward
21 The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness
Marriott, Edward
New York Henry Holt & Co 1997 0805053182 / 9780805053180 First 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Big Canoe, Mayol, Lurline Bowles
22 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

Price: 22.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
An Anthropologist at Work - Writings of Ruth Benedict, Mead, Margaret
23 An Anthropologist at Work - Writings of Ruth Benedict
Mead, Margaret
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1959 First 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
New Lives for Old - Cultural Transformation - Manus, 1928-1953, Mead, Margaret
24 New Lives for Old - Cultural Transformation - Manus, 1928-1953
Mead, Margaret
New York William Morrow and Company 1956 First 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Our Primitive Contemporaries, Murdock, George Peter
25 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

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Woman in the Sexual Relation, Ploss, Herman Heinrich;  Bartels, Max;  Bartels, Paul
26 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

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
27 Asian Women and Eros
Pommerenke, Millicent
New York Vantage Press 1958 First 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

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
28 Nunaga: Ten Years of Eskimo Life
Pryde, Duncan
New York Walker & Co. 1972 0-8027-0369-0 / 9780802703699 First 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

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man, From A Practical and Astronomical Point of View, Smyth, C. Piazzi
29 On the Antiquity of Intellectual Man, From A Practical and Astronomical Point of View
Smyth, C. Piazzi
Edinburgh Edmonston and Douglas 1868 First 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

Price: 200.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
30 Koster: Americans in Search of Their Prehistoric Past
Struever, Stuart & Felicia Antonelli Holton
Garden City Anchor Press/Doubleday 1979 0-385-00406-0 / 9780385004060 First 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

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
31 Warrior Herdsmen
Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1965 First 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

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Wisdomkeepers: Meetings With Native American Spiritual Elders (The Earthsong Collection), Wall, Steve and Harvey Arden
32 Wisdomkeepers: Meetings With Native American Spiritual Elders (The Earthsong Collection)
Wall, Steve and Harvey Arden
Beyond Words Publishing 1990 0941831558 / 9780941831550 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition - clean hardcover book in clean unchipped original dust jacket. Green boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 128 pages. Clean dust jacket is unfaded, no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027708

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Mummy - A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt, Wallis, E.A.
33 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

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
< PREV  1   2  



oldscrolls.com images and book descriptions are for www.oldscrolls.com only. Images and book descriptions cannot be used on other websites.  If you need an image for a blog or any other reason,  please email [email protected] to ask permission to use copyrighted information with credit to photographer and owners of the website.  All images and book descriptions are protected by copyright law.



Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie