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The Caroline Islands
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The Caroline Islands

By CHRISTIAN, F.W.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library, otherwise near fine in original dark blue cloth with bright gilt lettering and design. Usual library markings and previous ownership signature on front free endpaper.. Octavo. 6 x 9 in. 412 pp. With 43 illustrations and five maps and plans. Large folding map laid in.

$90.00

Ethiopia; Or, Twenty Years of Missionary Life in Western Africa

By FLICKINGER, D. K.

Dayton, OH: United Brethren Publishing House, 1877. First Edition, First Printing. Very good in original maroon cloth lettered in gilt on front cover and spine, corners and spinal extremities somewhat worn. Pages clean and bright, binding worn with age but holding well.. Duodecimo. 12.5 x 18 cm. 240 pp. Illustrated with several black-and-white plates. An account of missionary efforts in Ethiopia by the Reverend Daniel Kumler Flickinger, one of the first missionaries of the U.B. church to go to Africa. Flickinger also uses the context of this book to expound on the horrors of slavery, proclaiming that "the treatment which that people have received from the people of Europe and America places us under lasting obligations to them."

$90.00

Aboriginal Subsistence Technology on the Southeastern Coastal Plain during the Late Prehistoric Period

By LARSON, LEWIS H.

Gainesville: University Presses of Florida, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in original brown boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 16 x 23.5 cm. xii; 260 pp. Illustrated with six black-and-white reproductions of maps and illustrations. Ripley P. Bullen Monographs in Anthropology and History No. 2.

$20.00

The Island of Stone Money: UAP of The Carolines
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The Island of Stone Money: UAP of The Carolines

By FURNESS, WILLIAM HENRY

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1910. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good in original gilt-decorated green cloth. Gilt bright, binding somewhat fragile, overall a lovely copy.. Octavo. 15.5 x 23 cm. 278 pp. Illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs.

$125.00

The Half-Way Sun: Life among the Headhunters of the Philippines

By BARTON, R.F.

New York: Brewer & Warren Inc, 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Very good in original decorated green cloth, faded at the spine, and with some scattered foxing throughout the book.. Octavo. 16 x 23.5 cm. 315 pp. Illustrated with 65 black-and-white plates. Noted archaeologist and ethnologist Matthew Stirling's copy, with his ownership signature in pen on the front pastedown and in pencil on the front free endpaper.

$25.00

Gipsies: Forgotten Children of India
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Gipsies: Forgotten Children of India

By LAL, CHAMAN

(Delhi): Publication Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good in original cream cloth and very good price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. Foreword by Dr. C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar.. Duodecimo. 214 pages. With occasional black-and-white photographs.

$25.00

Tribal Dancing and Social Development

By HAMBLY, W.D.

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927. First American edition. Original purple cloth is unevenly faded, spine dull, still a very good tight copy with a neat previous ownership signature on the front free endpaper.. Thick octavo. 296 pages. Illustrated with forty-five black-and-white plates, including one map.

$35.00

The Arapaho Sun Dance; the Ceremony of the Offerings Lodge

By Dorsey, George A.

Chicago: Field Columbian Museum, 1903. First edition. Spine moderately cocked, very good in original lightly chipped printed wrappers. Uncommon.. Octavo. 228 pages. Illustrated with 137 plates, mostly black-and-white.

$125.00

Varieties of Javanese Religion: An Anthropological Account

By BEATTY, ANDREW

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. First paperback edition. Ownership signature otherwise fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. xvi; 272 pages. With ten black and white illustrations and one map.

$20.00