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New York: Hawthorn Books Inc, 1973. Octavo. Black spine with white and pink text/title; dustjacket has mild edgewear (some minor tears less than 1 inch on the front dj, back dj, and front inside flap; boards are strong and clean; gift inscribed by author on title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 185.
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.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, Inc., 1925. Octavo; pp 342; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; slight wear to boards; text block has moderate toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to half title and title pages; cracking to binding at introduction page; light toning to interior; illustrated with 9 plates and 19 figures.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1944. first edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; Cloth has minor shelf wear on exterior and at corners with unmarked & intact panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to age and handling, with otherwise unmarked pages with tight binding; pp 882.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1944. Octavo; pp 882; G/Fair; sunned light blue spine with red text; dust jacket has moisture staining to spine, as is; some chips to edges; light smudges to exterior otherwise; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows some soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.
Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1931. Publication 300, Vol XVIII, No. 3. Octavo; pp 262; G/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have moderate age toning to exterior, some wear to edges, light ink to front; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, deckled edges; interior clean; French text;.
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980. Quarto: G+/no-DJ wraps: Blue spine with off white text: Covers show wear and tear with chipping along joints and edges, bumping at tail, some creasing and scuffing, fading and discolorations around edges, front cover has a piece of clear tape stuck to it, back cover has the remains of a price tag on bottom right: Textblock has darkened with age but is free of markings, highlighting and tears, very small folds of a few pages towards the back: 285 pp.
Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 1976. Octavo; pp 408; VG-/G; Black/Ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has light sun fading and wear to exterior, minor rubbing to corners; cloth is clean and boards are strong and intact; text block show very slight wear to exterior edges, head edge fore corner torn off, interior clean;.
Paris: Draeger, 1979. first edition. folio in red cloth hard covers with black and brown DJ; VG+/VG+; spine black with gold letters; DJ and boards in very good condition; oversize color photographs of worldwide ceremonies of initiation collected by authors; in FRENCH; pp. 191; shelved in Anthropology section.
London, New York, Melbourne, Sydney, Cape Town: Hutchinson's University Library, 1950. First edition. Octavo. Good in good- dust jacket. Red and tan spine with red and tan lettering. Some rubbing to dust jacket panels. Dust jacket panels beginning to chip and tear along the top of the panels. Owner markings to front free end paper. Offsetting to rear end paper. Some age-toning to pages. 196pp.
luanda: Instituto De Investigacao Cientifica de Angola, 1971. Octavo; VG condition paperback. Beige/off-white image along spine with red text. General rubbing and edgewear along covers, rubbing & slight bumping to corners, binding strong; Pages have some age-toning to them (to be expected), otherwise clean and free of markings, book contains several B&W images, two folding maps, and an errata bound at the rear of the book. 427pp. No ISBN. Please see photos for details. WT Consignment, give tag to Allan after sale. eb/nd.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
Prahran, Vicyoria, Australia: Fish and Chip Press, 1974. [SIGNED] First. Tall quarto; vg- condition/wraps; green spine with no text; black text and illustration on front; SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 47 pp.; typescript; else very good. Shelve in "13 ephemera" box in Netdesk office.
Government Printing Office: Washington, 1915. Pamphlet; pp ; G-/paperback; light green covers have some sunning to exterior; slight loosening to spine; ex-library markings to front; slight chip and crease to rear tail edge; some rubbing wear to edges; text block shows few chips to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 2, in Netdesk office.
New York: Harcourt, Brace * Company, 1926. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, stain to front, bumps to bottom front edge, wear to corners, tattering to spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; xii, 132 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. Octavo; pp 603; G/Fair; brown/orange/black spines with ivory and black text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have several chips to edges; modest wear to exteriors; price clipped front flaps; mylar wraps; cloths show slight shelf wear to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; sturdy boards; text blocks have light tone to fore and tail exterior edges; top edges gilt; deckled fore edges; frontispieces; interiors clean; illustrated;.
London, England: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1978. First English Edition. Hardcover Large Octavo; VG/VG; DJ is clean with minor shelf ware: small open tears on bottom right corner of back cover and top left of spine, small closed tear on head edge of back cover, otherwise fine; Boards clean, gilt lettering and design on spine, chip on bottom left corner of spine, tear on bottom left edge of front board; Text block is age toned, foxing especially pronounced on head edge, lighter on subsequent edges, minor foxing on some pages in glossary, pages otherwise clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 320.
New York City: American Museum of Natural History, 1945. Quarto, numbered 193-317 pages followed by plates 13-61; G- condition; Blue wrappers with dark blue text on front and rear covers, worn with foxing, stains, and age-toning, bumping to corners, creases, scratching and foxing to textblock edges; binding is solid and all pages remain attached, interior clean, small sticker from previous seller affixed to inside of rear cover at top right, age-toning in some parts of textblock interior.
Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1966. Third Edition. Octavo; Troisieme Edition Augmentee; VG; Paperback; Spine white with black print; Cover has slight spotting, bumped corners, age-toning, creases along spine; Textblock has slight foxing, deckle-edged with uncut pages, red pencil annotations through p. LII and pp. 294-295; Text in French; lii, 482 pages.
New York City: The American Museum of Natural History, 1945. Booklet [7x9]; pp 31; G/paperback; mustard yellow guide leaflet no. 71; covers have slight toning to exterior; illustration and text to front; minor wear to edges; some moisture stains toward spine and fore edges; small stain to rear; text block shows slight dampstaining to head fore corner; illustrated; good binding.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1937. First edition. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print on black banner; Boards in tan cloth, peripheral toning and toning to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tan-tinted top edge, spot to top edge, library bookplate on front pastedown, name stamped on all edges, mild tanning to endpapers, clean text; xii, 531 pages.
New York, NY: Universe Books, Publishers, 1960. First American Edition, Translated from the original French. Qto. VG/VG-. ivory glossy DJ spine with black uppercase titling. light soiling and wear to DJ spine strip ends and perimeter. slender inner flaps. ivory clothbound HB, with reddish metallic stamped titling. edges of board lightly soiled cloth, main panels fine. solid beige fep/ffep. includes 92 photographs, 3 color plates, 1 map within 110 pages. no marks, no writing. 110 pp.
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2010. Paperback. Octavo; G+/No-DJ paperback; Yellow spine with white and black text; The bottom corner of the front cover is slightly raised and will no longer lay flat; Many pages of the textblock have been marked up, highlighted, have folded corners, or all three, but otherwise the textblock is sturdy; pp 288.
New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1965. Octavo; G+/G-; Blue spine with white text; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; DJ is sunned with rubbed exterior and corners, fraying edges, price clipped; Boards have slightly rubbed edges, otherwise clean; Textblock is slightly age toned, lightly foxed head edge exterior; pp 273.
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1935. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, fading/toning to spine, tattering to spine caps, bumps to corners, front top edge, and rear lower edge, rear lower edge torn at spine and broken horizontally, small portion of spine torn out at top, spotting and shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, front endpapers torn along hinge, rear pastedown torn at cover break, smudging to title page, mild puckering to pages; xv, 344 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1967. Octavo (large); G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan and black with black and tan print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tears across top edge, toning to spine, wear to hinges; Boards in tan cloth with silver and black print, light wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block has spotting to top edge, tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight, two text columns per page; viii, 597 pages, illustrated (b&w).
England: Nordica S.F., 1981. first edition. thin octavo in blue cloth with DJ; VG/VG; spine brown with blue letters; DJ has some shelf wear; binding strong; paper clean; text in small typed print; photographs and graphs throughout; pp. 201; scarce; research on the Israelite origins of Northern Europe; shelved in Anthropology.
Ocala, FL: First Impressions Printing, 2000. Large Octavo; pp 411; G/G; green/red/beige pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has modest rubbing to corners; mild shelf wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean; Price List of Traditional Money booklet laid in at front;.
New York, London, Sydney: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1966. Octavo; pp 560; VG-/G; sun faded tan spine with black and red text; dust jacket has soiling and rubbing to exterior, slight chipping to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior and edges, boards are clean and strong; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges due to handling, interior clean;.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1922. Offprint. Large octavo; good/wraps; gray spine with no text; saddle-stitched; black text on front panel; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 216 pp.; uncut; illus.; sunned; tail-edge, short tears; small dog-ear; else very good. Shelve in "13 ephemera" box in Netdesk office.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press [Midway Reprint], 1974. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 265; G-/paperback; sunned beige spine with black text; covers show slight rubbing to exterior; 3.5 inch tear to rear joint; minor rubbing to edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; light black ink to exterior tail edge; previous owner's name to half title page; ex-library with date stamped to half title page; interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. first edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light tan spine with black text; Cloth is lightly sunned & rubbed exterior with minor edge wear with otherwise sturdy, clean and intact panels; Text block exterior has light age toning on exterior edge due to handling but has unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 362.
Leipzig: 1900. first edition. Thin octavo in black and green moire covers with black embossed spine; Good+; previous owner's name on title page; boards strong and soiled on lower end; book has a slight downward bent (perhaps from water damage); otherwise clean; paper slightly faded; pp. 153; in GERMAN.
Chicago: University of Illinois, 1987. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Red spine with white and black text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge on the inside flap on the front; dj has a protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 376.
Bucharest: Bibliotecii Nationale a Romaniei, 2004. Quarto; pp 167; G+/no-DJ; dark red spine with yellow text; boards have slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to corners; small sticker to spine tail edge; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's embossed stamp to ffep; illustrated; Romanian and English texts.