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 Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #3.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1975. First Edition. Octavo, 94 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good dust jacket. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Spine blue/ivory with black lettering. Mild soiling wear with slight age toning with few chips to the edges vertical crease to the spine. Boards have slight, small damp stain to the front and faintly sunned exterior. Text block has lightly age toned edges. First Edition.
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. Shelved in Room G.
Hull: William Andrews, 1890. First Edition. Octavo, 251 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in fine dark green gilt morocco by Raithby, Lawrence, and Co. with their stamp. Paneled spine with gilt titling and tooling. Identical boards with a gilt and brown morocco inlay of a Drunkard's Cloak (from the illustration on page 140 of the text) to center of each board, surrounded by additional gilt ornamentation and ox-blood morocco inlay. Gilt ornamentation to turn-ins. Very light wear to front hinge and corners. Rear two-thirds of binding very tight. All edges of text block gilt. Marbled endpapers. Profusely illustrated. Shelved in Case 3.
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.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. Octavo, xiii, xvii, 288 pages. In Very Good condition. Spine black with red lettering. Boards have minimal wear to the exterior with two ex-library stickers to the rear and mild tilt to the spine. Text block has extremely light tone to the edges with few instances of ex-library markings interiorly. 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. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column C.
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.
Albuquerque, NM: University of Nebraska Press, 2013. First Edition. Octavo, xviii, 309 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good dust jacket. Dust jacket wrapped in mylar. Spine is cranberry-colored with white and black lettering. Slight shelfwear to dust jacket. Minimal age-toning to textblock. Textblock clean. Maps, illustrations, and photographs tipped in throughout. Shelved in Anthropology.
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.
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.
Philadelphia: Campbell & Power, 1851. First Edition. Octavo, 551 pages. In Good condition. Newly rebound in brown cloth with previous cloth covers preserved. Maroon label with gilt lettering to spine. Original pastedowns and endpapers preserved, with ink and pencil writing on them. Some pencil marginalia throughout. Foxing throughout. Some waviness to pages. Pages 550/551 are ads. Shelved case 1.
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.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1960. First Edition. Octavo, xi, 132 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good dust jacket. Spine light brown with dark blue lettering. Spine shows modest sunning with few chips to the head and tail edges. Slight age toning to the rear. Boards have very light wear to the exterior and minimal edge wear. Text block has mildly age toned edges and previous owner's information to the front free end paper. Slight underlines to few pages interiorly. First edition.
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, Case #4.
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.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1971. First Edition. Super Octavo, xv, 238 pages. In Very Good minus condition with Fair dust jacket. Spine is off-white with black lettering. Dust jacket has scuffing on the front cover, foxing, minor staining and scratches on the back cover, and tearing of varying degrees, mainly along the edges and the spine. Dust jacket is price clipped. Boards have minor shelf wear and some scratches and scuffing.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo, viii, 600 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Spine pictorial blue with gilt and white lettering. Slight crinkles to the head tail edges and two small chips to spine tail edge with slight damp staining interiorly to the head/tail edges. Boards show mild wear with slight damp staining to the head/tail edges. Text block shows light wear to the edges. Frontispiece. Illustrated. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk Column A, ND-A. Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.
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 Netdesk office, Case #5.
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.
Port Washington, NY and London, UK: Kennikat Press, 1971. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 497; VG/no-DJ; medium green spines with gilt text and rules to spine; 2 volumes; cloths have minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text blocks show minor shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
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.