Beijing: Science Press, 1980. First edition. Quarto; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with dark green text; Dust jacket is slightly age toned along exterior edges with minor edge wear, fully intact; Boards have small, minor smudges, otherwise clean with strong panels; Text block is clean with tight binding; pp 174.
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Karachi, Pakistan: Oxford University Press, 1977. Foreign Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. duotone, use of contrasting dark on light green pictorial illustrates the exterior wraps spine and softcovers fully. somewhat aged and spine, both wraps panels have overlaying red lettering. slight edgewear, gently handled no impressions. P.O.S. and date on right fep in blue ink. includes 14 plates, 2 maps (fold-out) and light background illustration of maps in green, a simple border and territory outline. no markings to interior, slim paperback, well bound and smooth outer edges. above average shape, just softcover corners thumbed faintly. complete in 81 pp. ISBN# 0195772563.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. [c. 1924]. First Edition Thus. Quarto, 197 pages, G; green cloth boards, gilt lettering and gilt decorative tooling to spine and front board: spine slightly cocked, boards shaken, binding sturdy; backstrip faded light brown, gilt lettering bright and legible; fading to panels of boards adjacent to spine; head of spine separated from text-block, casing somewhat loose yet intact; significant water damage to back board yet does not affect interior beyond turn-in to back board and slight buckling to back paste-down; inscribed by previous owners to ffep, dated Christmas 1931; mild age-toning to margins of interior, occasional foxing, text somewhat affected yet clear and legible; all 12 full-color tipped-in plates by Nielsen, incl. frontispiece, protected by tissue guards; shelved Case 13.
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.
Vilo: Edita, 1977. Quarto; vg/good+; dj, green spine with red titles; HB, orange cloth spine with red titles; ex libris, inscribed with attached handwritten notes; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 140 pp.; 115 illus., 47 with color; dj, clear mylar book cover; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
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.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ is blue with white print, toning to spine, edgewear, small tears to top edge; Boards in grey cloth with black print, mild wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for owner stamp to top and bottom edges; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xiv, 92 pages, illustrated.
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 and London: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, 1964. Octavo; pp 407; G/Fair; black/ivory spine with red text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; some chipping to edges; slight age toning toward edges; age toning to spine and rear; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned.
Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press, Inc., 1990. Reprint. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. sage green wrappers, spine has white uppercase title centered and followed by tiny white author and tiny black acronym. thumbed front cover at corners, some curling. large crease-fold to rear sage panel at upper left. some moisture exposure, light rippling to few initial sheets, half-title page and panoramic pictorial title pages, neat otherwise, basically unmarked and including 8 titled tables, and 3 maps. no interior discoloration, just as all outer edges are unblemished. outer wrappers show curling and heavy edgewear to the covers.. note exterior condition, as is. 252 pp. ISBN # 0881334847.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1939. Second Impression. 10mo; pp 279; G/G-; light gray spine with blue text; scarce; dust jacket has slight stains to exterior; minor chips to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; some sunfading to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows light wear to exterior; mild rubbing wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; good, tight binding.
Pietermaritzburg: Shuter and Shooter, 1949. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Gray spine with gold text; Boards are moderately sunned with slightly rubbed edges, some fraying at head & tail of spine, but panels are strong & sturdy; Text block has darkened due to age with good binding and unmarked pages; sticker on front pastedown; pp 769.
New York and London: Academic Press, 1963, 1964. Octavo; pp 327 + 330; VG-/G; Dark beige spine with red text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have moderate rubbing and slight sunning to exterior, previous bookshop's price sticker on front, slight chipping to spine edges; cloths show light sunning to spines, otherwise exteriors are clean, sturdy and intact; text blocks show minor wear to exterior edges, previous owner's name stamped and written on title pages, name stamped to head edges, interiors clean;.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1988. Quarto; pp 126; VG/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology; Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth; Part 1: The Sacrifice; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; 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, 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.
London: George Allen & Unwin LTD., 1926. First Edition. Hardcover small folio in Very Good - condition. Signed and dated on front endpaper by two previous owners (1927 & 1936), otherwise no markings to text. Binding intact but shakes and some signatures loosening. B&W photographs throughout. Light-to-moderate shelf wear and rubbing to corners and edges. Some bumping to boards. 362 pp. Weighs 6 lbs. Measures 13 x 10.5 x 1.75 inches. -Shelve under review table (binding blue cloth with gilt text).
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.
Philadelphia: Chilton Company, 1961. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; black spine w/ off yellow & white text; DJ has heavy fraying & bumping on spine ends & edges, some foxing, rubbing on corners, shelfwear & soiling; boards strong & tightly bound, foxing on pastedowns, soiling on exterior of boards & on spine, bumping on spine ends & corners; textblock has scattered foxing on edges, front & back free end papers soiled, light age toning, otherwise text is clean; pp. 322.
Italy: Electa, 1985. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; Italian Language; VG-/No-DJ (paperback); Spine is black with white text; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing to corners and head/tail of spine, design is clear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear, signed on title page, binding is strong; pp 143; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Basel, Switzerland: S. Karger AG, 1969. Octavo; pp 282 + 223; G; Sun faded tan spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths have slight sun fading around edges, minor wear and light soiling to exteriors; sturdy and intact boards; text blocks show slight wear to exterior edges, ex-library stamps to pastedowns and end papers, pouches and check out cards to rear pastedowns and rear end papers; interiors clean;.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Ltd., 1977. first. Octavo; VG-/G+; Beige spine with tan text; Dust jacket is sunned with rubbed exterior and corners, slightly frayed edges; Boards are slightly age toned with slight edgewear, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned with light smudges at head and fore edge exteriors; pp 429.
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.
The Hague: Mouton Publishers, 1981. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, black lettering; dust jacket age toned, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine head edge; boards strong, very slight bowing, light bumping on front tail edge; text block very slightly age toned, pencil marks on table of contents pages, very light soiling on exterior head edge; xiv, 535pp.
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.
Amsterdam: SOCIETE D'EDITION, 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover large quarto in Good + condition. B&W photographs, maps, and illustrations throughout. Some fading to periphery of blue endpapers. No markings to text and pages are clean. Crack to front hinge between front endpaper and half title, binding shakes and signatures loosening but remains intact. No dust jacket. Edges of text block are rough cut. Moderate shelf wear and bumping, particularly to corners. Booksellers stamp on upper left of front cover. 562 pp. Spine is sunned from navy blue to brown. Weighs 6 lbs., additional shipping costs may apply. TEXT IN FRENCH. -Shelve Front Table [Spine is blue/brown with gilt text].
New Haven, CT: Department of Anthropology, Yale University, 1980. Revised Reprinting. Octavo; VG/No jacket softcover; Red spine with black lettering; Wraps are clean with some wear along the edges, very light bumping at the corners and a crease at the spine; Binding is sturdy; Text block is clean; 521 pages.
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.