n. p. Oklahoma Anthropological Society, 1954-1955. Large Octavo; unpaginated; fair; tan/black and copper metal spine without text; no jacket; HC binding; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior; some rubbing wear to corners; sticker to front; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; plate to front pastedown; occasional pencil inside as margin notes and underlining; light foxing inside; one or two chips to edges; lightly illustrated;.
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London: Strahan & Co., 1869. 2nd edition. 12mo; 2nd edition; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tanned with gold print; Boards in purple debossed cloth, peripheral tanning and tanning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has owner label and name in pencil on front pastedown, spotting to endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, light amount of pencil annotation, final pages (advertisement) are uncut and torn horizontally in center; ix, 200 pages, frontispiece (folded), illustrated (b&w drawings).
Creative Publishing, Ltd, 1999. Large Quarto; pp 463; VG/VG-; patterned brown spine with white text; dust jacket has tiny defect to front joint, light wear otherwise; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, bumped and worn corners and spine caps and hinges, tears at spine head cap and top of rear hinge, some spotting, smudging, and edgewear; Textblock has spotting on top edge and front edge, inscribed in ink by the author on front endpaper, mild age-toning of pages; xxxv, 362 pages, 4 leaves of plates, illustrated.
Caracas: Editorial Arte, 1983. Quarto; G/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has slight edgewear/shelfwear; Boards in dark blue cloth with silver print, bump to front lower edge, cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has cracked hinges but is clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 134 pages, illustrated (some color).
Tokyo: Kyobunkwan, 1927. First Edition. Octavo, 448 pages; VG-; fully bound in blue cloth; spine has gilt lettering, front cover has embossing and gilt tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with mild fraying at the top of the spine, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and minor scratch marks along the top edge, have occasional minimal detachment, ffep has creasing; occasionally illustrated; shelved Case 7.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1958. Previous owner, Karl H. Pribram, is a notable neurologist and a brain researcher, 1919-2015 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; tanned spine with green text; dust jacket has minor tears to the edges and is severely shelf-worn to the spine and edges; boards are clean and sturdy; paste downs and free end papers are sunned; book is ex-libris with book pockets in front and stamps to the fore edges; text block is slightly tanned otherwise clean; 312p.
Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, 1984. First Edition. Octavo, 164 pages; VG/VG-; spine is faded orange with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping and several small open tears at the top of the spine; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor speckling along the top edge; shelved case 9.
New Haven: Human Relations Area Files, Inc., 1970. First English Translated Edition. Octavo; pp 772; G/G-; brown/beige patterned spine with brown text; dust jacket shows mild tone to exterior, due to age; some chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth shows slight sun fading to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges show light foxing; illustrated; tight binding.
Bern: A. Francke AG. Verlag, 1947. Octavo; pp 217; G/G-; sunned beige spine with black text; this volume only; dust jackets has small chips to edges; sun darkening to exterior; cloth shows slight toning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; slight writing to ffep; interior clean; good binding; German text.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1891. Octavo; pp 617; G-/paperback; sage green spine without text; full title: Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-88; The Medicine-Men of the Apache; covers have slight curling to front cover; mild wear to exterior; textured covers without text; possibly rebound; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; price clipped ffep; many illustrations, some with tissue guards; some foxing to interior; few plates impacted with foxing; tight binding.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1988. Quarto; pp 125; VG-/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Vol. I: The Way of the Animal Powers; Part 1: Mythologies of the Primitive Hunters and Gatherers; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; small closed tears to rear; light toning to flaps; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989. Quarto; pp 251; VG-/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth; Part 2: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Northern Americas; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; small closed tears to rear; light toning to flaps; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979. Third Printing. Octavo; VG/G; pp 429; beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to spine; mild wear to exterior; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges show slight tone; good binding; interior pages clean.
New York: Konecky & Konecky, 1995. Small quarto; pp 288; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; some wear to corners; cloth has light sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block is clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York City: Museum of Primitive Art, 1965. Quarto, 126 pages; VG+/G+ condition; Beige boards with black text on spine, minor rubbing to spine ends, age-toning to spine ends as well as top and bottom board edges, textblock edges clean, minor bumping to bottom corners; age-toning to endpapers else clean and unmarked interior; grey-green DJ with white and black text on spine and front cover and photo of statuette on front cover, numerous white scratches to flap folds as well as top, bottom and spine edges, wear especially to top edge with two small tears to back cover, minor age-toning to top of flaps.
San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1995. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 245 pages, VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, yellow and white lettering: mild wear to DJ, "USA $20.00 / CAN $28.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, purple cloth spine, orange matte paper boards, metallic red lettering to spine: very light bumping to head, tail, and corners; text-block and interior clean; INSCRIBED by Coelho to half-title page; Coelho's third-person narrative, semi-autobiographical novel on Coelho and his wife's pilgrimage through the Mojave Desert and their encounter with the Valkyries, "a band of bold, leather-clad women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels"; shelved HC Fiction.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 13.
Bathurst, Australia: The National Cultural Council of Papuo New Guinea; Robert Brown and Associates;, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 408 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket has slight rubbing to covers, corners; interior clean; "The first full photographic account of a single cultural group in Papua New Guinea - the Gogodala. They number approximately 10,000 and live as lagoon dwellers along the floodplain of the Aramia River north of the Fly River Delta." Includes a catalogue of known objects and artifacts held in museums around the world.;shelved front table.
Paris: La Renaissance du Livre, 1921. 10mo; pp 330; Good-; grayish brown 1/4 leather spine with gilt text; raised bands to spine; no jacket; marbled boards; exterior has heavy rubbing to edges and corners; noticeable wear to panels; slightly splayed boards; text block marbled; slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; good binding; illustrated; text in French;.
London: Frank CAss & Co., 1968. Octavo; First edition 1910, New impression, 1968; G; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, cocked spine, mild shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; xiii, 235 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w), folded map tipped in following last page.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1967, 1979. First Edition. Two-volume set; octavo; VG/no-DJ; navy spines with gold text; covers have slight rubbing, cornerwear; textblocks have minor edgewear, Vol. II has spotting along head edge, otherwise clean; pp 802, 772; third printing of Vol. 1, second printing of Vol. II. SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1958. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 210 pg; VG/VG; spine yellow with green stripes and dark brown lettering; dust jacket has some very small chips to the head and tail hinges of the spine as well as the fore corners; light rubbing along the top of the dj; dust jacket is protected by a mylar cover; "Dean Acheson" book plate to the first front paste down; clean interior; shelved in Anthropology.
Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1995. Octavo; VG/VG-; red spine, white lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tear on front fore corner rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, minor soiling on front, damp staining on rear head fore corner, spine sun toned; boards strong, some edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block slightly age toned; 241pp.
Paris: G. Crès & Cie. Various Editions. Octavos, Volume I: XXVI, 320 pages, Volume II: XX, 402, 4 foldouts, Volume III: XXVI, 364 pages, 2 foldouts, Volume IV: 481 pages, 3 foldouts; Very Good+ condition; Brown quarter-bound leather spines with raised bands and gilded text, rubbing to spine and particular wear to head of spine on Volume III, rubbing to head edges on all volumes and bumping to rear corners of Volume IV; Foxing to portions of textblock interior, small square sticker on penultimate (blank) page in Volumes I-III, contains plates and no markings or writing; Volumes I-III 1926 Second Editions, Volume IV 1921 First Edition; sold as is.
Paris: Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 1968. Part VIII of an anthology. Paperback quarto. VG condition in G+ condition jacket. White spine with gray lettering. Foxing to the dust jacket. Age-toning to the spine of the paper cover of the book. Edges and pages generally clean. Contains many plates and photographs. Text in French. 457pp. [Oversized book, ~6lb book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions (4lb weight restriction). For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Shelved in Room X.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First Editions. 12mos., 2 vols., VG/VG; DJs, tan title blocks with off-white borders, white and black lettering: mild wear to DJs, light age-toning to spine of Vol. 2; "Two volumes, boxed / $12.95" to front flap of Vol. 1, front flap of Vol. 2 price clipped; brown cloth boards, gold lettering: mild wear to boards, fading to spine of Vol. 1 more so than Vol. 2; interior pristine, inscribed by previous owner to recto of frontispiece, Vol. 1; set housed in orange slipcase (moderate wear); frontispieces; shelved above Case 14.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1959. First Edition. Octavo, 240 pages, VG-/G+; white DJ, black lettering: moderate wear with scattered mild water damage to covers, lettering affected yet clear and legible; mild edgewear with slight chipping to head, tail, and corners; "$3.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, black cloth spine, mint faux-leather paper boards, silver and black lettering to spine: lettering to spine somewhat rubbed yet bright and legible; mild edgewear to boards; mild bumping to head and tail; age-toning to text-block, stippled fore-edge; light age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; SIGNED by Hall to ffep; shelved Case 10.
New Jersey: Noyes Press, 1976. first edition. large quarto in black leatherette with framed gold letters; VG+; strong binding; boards, paper and text in good condition; external edges slightly dusty; text and maps clean; tiny stain on external edges; 25 maps and 12 plates; contains information on archaeological discoveries in Bulgaria, Albania, Yugoslavia and Greece; pp. 187; shelved in room 13.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1914. Booklet [6x8]; pp ; Fair/paperback; sage green spine without text; covers have some slight soiling to exterior; moderate chipping to edges; slight ink to front; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; interior shows some toning; profusely illustrated NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 8, in Netdesk office.
New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1964. First Edition. Small quarto; pp 243; G/G; black spine with orange text; dust jacket shows some rubbing to edges; slight shelf wear to exterior; age toned flaps; mylar wraps; cloth has clean exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Neuchatel: Attinger Frères, 1912-13. First edition in English. VG- hardcovers . 2 vols.: 499, 574 pp. Volume I: The Social Life; Volume II: The Psychic Life. Extremely influential early ethnographic study of the Thonga people in what is today Mozambique and surrounding regions (e.g. the Natal). This edition was not only a translation of the 1st (French) ed. published in East Africa but a considerable enlargement of it. Internally very clean: paper is beginning to show some age-toning & both textblocks are modestly dust-soiled at the head but no other marking or soiling to the contents is evident & the paper shows little or no embrittlement. Original green cloth pictorial covers with black printed illustration & gilt cover & spine titles. Vol. II of this set is partially unopened. Bindings have a little bumping & other wear at edges with all lower corners moderately bumped. Tiny spots of dampstaining (a little more on Vol. II) & perceptible fading or rubbing to spine titles, although these are still quite legible. As usual, this set lacks the rare dustjackets. Reprinted numerous times but notably scarce in this edition & very uncommon in this condition. [Spines are green with gilt text.] Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping may be unavailable due to size/weight restrictions of international shipping. Please contact seller for details regarding this specific item. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 414; G/Fair; black/yellow pictorial spine with white, yellow, black text; one volume edition; dust jacket has modest rubbing to exterior; several chips to edges; modestly sunned spine; few spots to front; mylar wraps; cloth shows some slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; arts - Ancient; American; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington, DC: Royal Thai Embassy, 2009. Fifth Edition, Limited Printing (No. 0884). square 4tos., 173 pp. [Vol. 1], 241 pp. [Vol. 2, appendices and bibliography unpaginated]; VG in a VG- slip case; gray cloth-covered spine and boards with white and gilded lettering; gilded sword illustration on front boards, both volumes; very slight shelfwear to edges of boards; interiors clean; endpapers protected by plastic inserts; light scratch on front board of Vol. I; stated "0884" on limitation page, both volumes; light scratching and rubbing to slip case; bilingual (Thai and English language); shelved Alcove 1.