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The Cave of Altamira: And Other Caves with Paintings in the Province of Santander

By Carballo, J

Patronato de las Cueves , 1965. PB. 4 3/4 x 6 1/2. Softcover, full-cover illus., b/w and color plates, bottom spine corners rubbed, shelfwear, small block-edge stains, very good.


Archeological Surveys of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

By Hayes, Alden C., David M. Brugge, and W. James Judge

Albuquerque: Univ. of N.M. Press, 1981. 1988 reprint. 8 x 10 1/4. Softcover, shelfwear and soil, curling cover, bumped corners, interior clean and solid. The authors "refine and elaborate on the sequence and chronology of cultures in Chaco Canyon from preceramic times to the modern Navajo. . . . an artful and succinct presentation. . .


Delphi: The Archaeological Site and the Museum

By Themelis, Petros G

Athens: Ekdotike Athenon, 1987. 9 1/2 x 12 1/4. Softcover, cardstock with flaps, full-color illus. front and back; corner bent, otherwise very good. Profusely illustrated some full page.


Manners & Customs of the Afghans

By Ali, Mohammed

Punjab Educational Press, Lahore, India, 1958. PB, wrappers, small tear in front wrapper, two page turndowns, appears to be signed by the author, dated 1961. At the time of publication, the author was a professor of history at Kabul University and the author of several guides to Afghanistan. A slight publication of 61 pages,


Canyon Country Prehistoric Indians: Their Cultures, Ruins, Artifacts and Rock Art

By Barnes, F. A., and Michaelene Pendleton

Wasatch Publishers, 1979. 3rd prtg. Trade paperback in very good condition. Treats of the Four Corners region, the contiguous states of Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and divides the treatment into sections: Overview; Prehistoric Cultures; Ruins; Artifacts; Rock Art. Copiously illustrated with halftones and line art.


Wah'Kon-Tah: The Osage and the White Man's Road

By Mathew, John Joseph

Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1932. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4. Hardcover, orange decorated cloth, map endpapers, browmed pages, light page-turning soil, stains on fore-edge. An imaginative recounting of events leading up to the birth of the Osage Nation.


Traders to the Navajos: The Story of the Wetherills of Kayenta

By Gillmor, Frances, and Louisa Wade Wetherill

University of New Mexico Press, 1953. PB. Trade paperback, fifth paperback printing 1976; original copyright by the authors 1934. Copy is shelf worn and has been read, but is in very good condition. From the back wrapper: "If the whites had dealt with the Indians as the Wetherills did, there would have been few Indian wars, and no 'century of dishonor.'"--New York Times.


The Sign and theSeal: The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant

By Hancock, Graham

New York: Crown, 1992. First ed. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. HC; black quarter-round linen spine with gold stamping; red simulated buckram paper-wrapped boards; jacket in acetate sleeve. Both fine. Fascinating historical detection.


Anthropology Today: An Encyclopedic Inventory

By Kroeber, A. L., Chairman

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953. First ed., Second printing. 7 x 9 3/4. HD; bound in dark blue linen-finsh cloth with gold stamping on spine and a gold-stamped decorative device on front; top edge stained rust; some soiling on bottom edge; otherwise clean and tight; jacket has slight chipping top and bottom, small smudge on front; 3/4-inch tear on back, top right. A compliation of studies by eminent scholars worldwide.


Tibetan Sky Lines

By Ekvall, Robert B

NY: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1952. FIRST. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2. Ex Library. Quarter cloth on boards, edges and corners scraped and bumped, spine edge tears, library stuff on endpapers, note on back pastedown, waterstain on first four pages but text otherwise is good; no dj. Reading copy.


Transitions: Four Rituals in Eight Cultures

By Fried, Martha Nemes, and Morton H. Fried

NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 1980. FIRST. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2. Out of Print. Quarter cream cloth on black boards, erasure scrapes on ffep and back pastedown, remainder mark on bottom block; top block dust-soiled; dj with photos, price clipped, Mylar-wrapped. Covers the rites of passage in five societies: !Kung; Muslim Hausa; Chinese culture of Taiwan; Tikopia; Tlingit Indians. For comparison, the same transitions in three socialist countries are briefly examined.


Peoples of the Sea: A Reconstruction of Ancient History—A Continutation of the Ages in Chaos Series

By Velikovsky, Immanuel

New York: Doubleday, 1977. First. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Black cloth binding with gold stamping over turquoise panel on spine; spine slightly bumped at top; very small tears at jacket corners and at top and bottom of spine. In acetate jacket. Maps of the Middle East printed in brown ink on the endsheets. Another challenge to accepted historical thought by this radical scholar.


Law and Warfare: Studies in the Anthropology of Conflict

By Bohannan, Paul, ed

NY: The Natural History Press, 1967. FIRST. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. A volume in the American Museum Sourcebooks in Anthropology. Hardcover, quarter black on brown boards, brown endpapers, as new; dj, shelfworn, few closed tears otherwise very good. A collection of the best anthropological reports on conflict around the world.


More Aboriginal Stories of Australia

By Reed, A. W

Frenchs Forest, NSW: Reed Books Pty, 1987. Reprt. 4 1/2 x 7 1/4. Paperback, stiff wrappers, glued spine. The author has published a number of books dealing with aboriginal culture, language, and literature; he is well known throughout Australia and New Zealand. The stories here are divided into water stories, bird stories, and hero stories.


Changes in Latitude: An Uncommon Anthropology

By Varawa, Joana McIntyre

NY: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989. FIRST. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4. Quarter blue cloth on gray boards, endpaper design, as new; dj, as new. Light green Remainder mark on top of block. This is a fascinating account of one woman's decision to take up life in a totally foreign culture and what her life is like there.


The Fruitful Darkness: Reconnection with the Body of the Earth

By Halifax, Joan

San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1994. PB. 4 1/2 x 8. Paperback, pictorial wrappers, almost as new


People of the Wetlands: Bogs, Bodies and Lake Dwellers

By Coles, Bryony, and John Coles

Thames & Hudson, 1989. BCE. 8 vo. A volume in the Ancient People & Places Series, a beautifully produced book, very interesting, too. NF/VG.


Anthropology Through Science Fiction

By Mason, Carol, Martin Harry Greenberg, and Patricia Warrick, eds

New York: St. Martin's, 1974. PB. 6 x 9. PB, decorative wrappers, one closed tear and flaring at bottom right, a good solid used book. Presents science fiction stories in answer to cultural anthropology questions, such as "Does it matter that people are not all alike?" "How do complex societies come into being?" "How do human beings relate to the universe?


The Raw and the Cooked. Introduction to a Science of Mythology: I

By Levi-Strauss, Claude

New York: Harper & Row. Harper Colophon Books, 1975. PB. Trade paperback, pages browning, page-turning soil, first published in France in 1964. One of the classic studies of the myths and rituals of indigenous peoples. Not for the Teflon society.


Ra'ivavae: An expedition to the most fascinating and mysterious island in Polynesia

By Marshall, Donald

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1961. First. Hardcover, paper/boards, decorated endpapers (maps), corners bumped; dj slightly used. "An articulate study of a culture that was overwhelmed by the world," that culture once the seat of an orgiastic pagan religion, now buried in complacency.


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