Office of Policy Planning and Research, United States Department of Labor, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Small quarto; 78 pages; VG-; housed in a protective mylar bag; black paper covers with white titling on front cover, staplebound; mild shelfwear to covers, including small chips, rubbing, a very small open tear on the fore edge of the front cover, creasing, a small closed tear to the top edge of the rear cover, and rusted staples; mild foxing to textblock, with "JFR" written on the top edge in blue ink and a mild crease to the upper fore edge corner of all pages; black and white graphs throughout; final two pages missing a small piece of the upper fore edge corner; shelved case 1.
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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;.
Washington, D.C. American Anthropological Association, 1948. 8vo; VG- paperback; tanned spine with brown text; covers are extremely sunned with front and rear gutters damaged but magazine is in tact; text block is slightly discolored otherwise pages are clean and legible; 90p. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 2, in Netdesk office.
Cambridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987. First PB Edition. Octavo; VG-/paperback; white spine with red and black text; first PB edition; covers have very slight wear; mildly splayed front cover; intact binding; textblock exterior edges have minimal wear; interior clean; illustrated; pp 243.
New York: Stein and Day, Publishers, 1967. Octavo; VG/G+; tan spine with brown text; dust cover exterior has some rubbed spots to front; otherwise mild handling wear with few smudges; price clipped front flap; exterior has minimal wear; tight binding; straight boards; text block exterior edges have age toned modestly; deckled fore edge; erratum slip tipped in to ffep; interior pages clean; pp 224; inscribed by Burt Aginsky.
Oxford: At the Theater in Oxford, 1675. Octavo, , 42, 41-44, 43-46, 45-48, 47-214,  pages;  leaf of plates; VG-; Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period-style calf. Lacking frontispiece. Archival repair (and discoloration from previous non-archival repair) to closed tear in title page. Signature F contains two copies of all but first leaf. With a final contents leaf. In this edition the "T" of the first word of title is above the "te" of "contentment"; line 5 of the preface has "desolution". A few light pencil annotations. A remarkably bright, clean copy. JR Consignment. Case 7.
Hull: William Andrews, 1890. First Edition. Octavo, 251 pages; VG; bound in fine dark green gilt morocco by Raithby, Lawrence, and Co., with their stamp, paneled spine with gilt titling and tooling; both covers identical, with a gilt and brown morocco inlay of a Drunkard's Cloak from page 140 to center, inside a gilt box, ox-blood gilt morocco above and below, all inside a gilt box, with gilt floral and geometric designs outside, gilt border to edges; gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; rear two-thirds of binding very tight; profusely illustrated; very light wear to front hinge, corners; shelved case 3.
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.
The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1966. Octavo; VG-; Hardcover; Spine, pink with gold print; Boards in pink cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xxviii, 988 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates) + folded map and folded charts (10 sheets) in rear pocket.
Ottawa: Department of the Secretary of State, National Museum of Canada, 1964. Octavo; First published 1950, Reprinted 1964; 2 Volumes; G-; Paperback; Spine, green with black print; Covers have slight edgewear, light shelfwear, but clean and bright; Text blocks have cocked spine, light moisture puckering to top edge of v. 1, bump to top fore corner of v. 2, else clean and tight; 2 vols. (xii, 433 pages ; ix, paged 435-880), illustrated (b&w plates).
Berkeley, CA: University of California Publications, 1969. Octavo, 148 pages; VG/VG; black and blue spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected in a mylar covering, price clipped; minor shelfwear including small tears along top and bottom edges of dust jacket; previous owner's name written on ffep, pages otherwise clean; shelved Anthropology.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1987. Octavo; G/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with brown print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and green paper to boards, slight toning to top edge, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xii, 224 pages.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991. Octavo; G Paperback; Green spine with White text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tear along tail edge of spine, orang mark on spine, slight bending to corners, sticker on rear cover; Textblock has spotting along head edge, black smudge along tail edge; 344 pp.
Brussel: Carl Muquardt, 1861/1862. New Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in later 3/4 acid-washed calf, marbled paper boards, spines paneled with two teal labels, gilt titling; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to marbled paper; name stamp to sfep of both volumes; Volume 1 with 63 of 64 plates, lacking plate 31, Volume 2 with 86 plates, for a total of 149 of 150 exquisite hand-colored plates with representations of costumes and uniforms from all over the world.; text in German; shelved case 9.
Bonn: Kurt Schroeder, 1962. First (very scarce);. Octavo in soft covers; Good+; spine white; pale yellow covers clean; paper slightly faded; dense text in typed print clean; occasional illustrations; includes a chronology by country; pp. 426; this book is in GERMAN. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
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.
San Francisco: Chandler & Sharp Publishers, Inc., 1976. Thin Octavo; G/paperback; black spine with white text; covers have slight soiling wear; some soiling; modest edge wear; good binding; text block edges have light tone; light ink to half title page; slight wear to hinges; interior fair; illustrated; pp 78.
New York: N.D.C. Hodges, 1890. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, tattering to spine caps, bumped fore corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, faint stains/blemishes/fading front and rear; Text block has tinted top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, short tear at bottom of rear hinge, age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; 313 pages.
London: Cassell, Petter, & Galpin. Octavo; 4 bibliographic volumes bound in 2 physical volumes; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print on red banner, raised bands; Boards half bound with green leather to spine and corners and green cloth to boards, wear to spine caps, worn, exposed corners, scuffing to leather, blemishes/shelfwear to cloth; Text blocks have cracked hinges front and rear else tight binding, light spotting to front edges and endpapers, clean text; 2 vols., each bibliographic volume separately paged, frontispieces, illustrated (b&w).
Xining: People's Government of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture; Propaganda Department of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, 1991. Large quarto: 142 pages. Very good-. White spine with black titling in Chinese, Tibetan, and English. Corners and edges of wraps lightly bumped; spine lightly creased; Corners of text block slightly bumped. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Text in Chinese, Tibetan, and English. SH consignment. This is an oversized item which may require additional postage; please inquire for rates.
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.
Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, 1952. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto; 389 pages; VG/none; full light blue cloth binding with gilt titling to spine and front cover; mild shelfwear to covers, including small stains, marks, and scuffs; textblock clean; endpapers printed with a map reading "OAXACA EN EL SIGLO XIV"; black and white photographs and illustrations throughout, as well as a few color photographs; SH consignment; shelved Front Table.
Santiago, Chile: Taller Experimental Cuerpos Pintados Ltda, 2002. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket has only light exterior wear; minor dings to edges; slight soiling to rear tail edge; cloth shows minimal exterior wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have mild wear; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean; stamped text to colophon; pp 251; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston, New York, Chicago: The Pilgrim Press, 1914. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 301 pages; VG; green spine with gilt lettering; minor shelfwear; top edge gilt; ffep inscribed by Stanwood Cobb, pages otherwise clean; black and white photographic frontispiece protected by tissue guard, black and white photographs throughout; shelved under front counter.
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.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 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; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase wrapping around the 15's bookcases.
London: Dennis Dobson, 1949. First UK Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 130 pages; G+/G+; spine beige with red and black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '7s 6d net', some foxing and shelfwear, top inch of spine partially detached; foxing to boards; moderate toning to text block; ink name to ffep; shelved philosophy.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2019. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 502 pages; VG/VG; spine white, with dark red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; price uncut '$35.00'; signed flat by Diamond at title page; contains black and white photos; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
New York: Viking, 2012. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; xi, 499 pages; VG/VG; spine grey with copper, red, and black text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$36.00", mild shelfwear to dust jacket; textblock clean; signed flat by Diamond on title; color photographic insert at spread 148-9, black and white photographic insert at 308-9; shelved Anthropology.
Taipei: Ch'ing-wen Publishing, 1966. Later (1977) printing of 1966 reissue of the original work published between 1914 and 1938. XIII volumes in five books. Small octavos: xxi, 320,  pages; xxv, 321-736, , pages + folding plate; xxxiv, 716,  pages; xx, 178,  pages; viii, iv, 261,  pages; all volumes profusely illustrated with black and white plates. Very good. Bound in contemporary full green cloth with silver lettering to spine. Spines slightly tuned and shelf-worn; Bindings lightly marked and bumped; text blocks somewhat age-toned and slightly foxed with occasional light bumping to text block edges. SH consignment. This is an oversized item which may require additional postage; please inquire for rates.
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne: The Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1991. First PB Edition. Octavo; VG-/paperback; purple multicolored spine with white text; first PB edition; covers show minimal wear; light adhesive residue to rear; minor ding to front tail edge; tight binding; text block exterior edges have minimal wear; previous owner's name to half title page; interior clean; illustrated; pp 291 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 15, in Netdesk office.
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.
Washington, D.C. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Art Collection, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 337 pages; VG/VG-; spine black and blue, with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; mild wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; profusely illustrated with full color and black and white photos; pages clean; shelved Ancient Civilizations.
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; Shelved on endcap between aisles 9 and 10.
Los Angeles: UCLA Museum of Cultural History, 1985. Quarto, 204,  pages. Very good+. Bound in black cloth with silver titling to front board and spine. Light marking to lower edge of front board; Light marking to boards; Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs; color photographs through first 32 pages. Text block very slightly age-toned. SH consignment.
Hamden: Archon Books, 1968. Octavo; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Light Blue spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, tape over large closed tears on rear cover and along head edge of rear cover, small open tears at corners; Boards have some edgewear and shelfwear; Textblock has underling in pen on some pages, impression from folded in map in rear on pages 391-398, previous owner's name in red pencil on front endpaper; 398 pp This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/G; sunned light green spine with blue and black text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket has slight exterior wear; minor edge wear; cloth shows slight wear; mildly sunned edges; small black line to front; slightly splayed boards; text block edges have slight foxing; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 471.
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.