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.
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Guanajuato: Fideicomiso de Administracion e Inversion, 2010. First Edition. Oblong Quarto, 137 pages. In Very Good condition. Paperback binding. Spine red with orange lettering. Covers have slight wear exteriorly with few smudges to the front and minor wear to the edges. French flaps. Text block has extremely light age toning to the edges. Profusely illustrated. First edition. Text in Spanish and English. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Quarto and Folio Case.
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.
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.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1967. First Edition. Long Octavo, xxviii, 763 pages. In Good condition with Good minus dust jacket. Spine is tan with blue text. Dust jacket has shelf wear, some staining and damp staining on the back cover, front flap is price clipped, there is tearing along the edges of varying degrees, there are holes along the flap fold, on the spine, and on the back cover. Boards are a faded blue, have minor shelf wear, and bumping to corners. Text block has staining on the bottom corner edges, minor foxing along the side and top edges, and foxing on the pastedowns and end papers.
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2012. Octavo, vi, viii, 342 pages. In Very Good condition. Spine black with gilt lettering. Boards have two ex-library stickers to the rear with mild cocking to the spine. Text block has ex-library name stamped to the head edge and to the front free end paper. 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.
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1981. First Hardcover US Edition. Large Octavo, 256 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good plus dust jacket. Spine reddish brown with ivory lettering. Slightly sunned exterior with minor edge wear and price clipped front flap. Boards show extremely mild wear and light wear to the corners. Text block has slight foxing to on the edges and end papers. Profusely illustrated. First Hardcover US Edition. Signed by the author.
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.
New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1918. First English Language Edition. Octavo, x, 265 pages. In Very Good minus condition. Full binding of blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Chipping to cloth at spine and corners. Small stain to bottom edge of front cover, and some staining to rear cover. Age-toning to textblock. Signature of previous owner on front free endpaper. Rear board starting to detach from gutter, with some webbing exposed. Shelved in Case 10.
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.
New York, Evanston, San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1973. First US Edition. Octavo, 512 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Slight shelf wear with previous bookshop's small sticker to the front with mildly sunned spine, small closed chip to rear head edge and lightly rubbed edges. Boards have slight whitish spotting, mild lean to the spine and minor edge wear. Text block has moderate age toning to the edges with faint offsetting to the end papers. Illustrated. First US Edition.
Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955. First Edition. Octavo, 250 pages. In Good plus condition with a Good dust jacket. Blue and white pictorial spine with black lettering. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price clipped. Mild wear with failing sunning. Cloth has very minor edge wear. Text block has moderately age toned edges with faint offsetting to end papers and Illustrated with black and white photographs. First Edition.
Philadelphia and New York: Chilton Book Company, 1972. First Edition, Fifth Printing. Octavo, xv, 525 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good plus dust jacket. Grayish beige pictorial spine with white lettering. Dust jacket protected with mylar covering, price uncut: "$7.50". Mild age toning to spine and light wear. Bound in publisher's green cloth with black lettering to spine. Lightly sunned spine and edges with light bumping to spine edges. Text block has slight age toning to edges. Faint offsetting to end papers. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. First Edition, Fifth Printing.
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.
London: Neville Spearman, 1970. First Edition. Octavo, vii, 184 pages. In Very Good condition with Very Good dust jacket. White spine with blue and white lettering. Dust jacket protected in mylar covering. Text block is clean with black and white photographs tipped-in at pages 56-7, 120-1, and 152-3. Shelved in Mythology & Folklore.
Boston: Beacon Press, 1967. Octavo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with white print; DJ in mylar, edgewear with tears at spine ends, flap folds and corners, peripheral toning, small stain on rear; Boards in brown cloth, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, erasure on front pastedown, else clean and tight; 374 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Bethesda, MD: Adler & Adler, 1986. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Octavo; 319 pages; Very Good/Very Good Minus; spine grey with red and blue text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$19.95", some shelfwear to dust jacket, including creasing, chipping, small open and closed tears, and a small closed hole to the rear flap fold; textblock clean; endpapers printed with a black and white map of Africa, Asia, and the Indian Ocean; inscribed by Heyerdahl on title dated August 27, 1986; one black and white photographic insert at spread 88-9, two full color photographic inserts at spreads 184-5 and 248-9; shelved under front counter.
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univeristy Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; xix, 736 pages; Very Good/Very Good; spine light green with dark green stripes and blue panel with white text; dust jacket protected with mylar; mild shelfwear to dust jacket, including light schmutz to front cover; small yellow stain to bottom edge of textblock, otherwise clean; inscribed by Haines to Steckel and Susan Carter on ffep dated September 7, 2000; black and white charts and maps throughout; shelved Anthropology.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, lightly cocked spine, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to endpapers, gutter stain to front endpapers, light age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; xii, 492, xxviii pages.
New York: International Universities Press, 1973. Octavo; ©1950, 3rd printing 1973; G; Paperback; Spine, white with brown print; Cover has light edgewear, short tear at top of front hinge, rubbing; Text block has small moisture stain to fore corner edges, name stamp on half-title page, else clean and tight; xv, 496 pages.
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.
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.
Seattle: A Salisbury Press Book, Superior Publishing Company, 1977. Limited edition. Quarto; Limited edition, 202/250; G+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, light shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the authors on the title page; 337 pages, illustrated (chiefly b&w). [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] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #3-5.
New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1954. Octavo; G+/fair; light brown spine with beige text; F-M code to copyright page; dust jacket exterior shows some rubbing wear; rear has modestly age toned; chipping to edges; sunned spine; inside dj shows some age toning; cloth has mild wear; good binding; textblock exterior edges have age toned somewhat; deckled fore edge; "$400" stamped lightly to ffep; former owner's information to front pastedown; interior good; illustrated; pp 306.
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.
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.
Oosterhout N.B., The Netherlands: Anthropological Publications, 1968. Reprint. 10mo; VG-; red with black spine; gilt text; reprinted; volume 2 only; no jacket; cloth exterior shows mild wear, only one or two smudges; minor rubbing wear to spine edges and fore corners; strong boards; text block edges have light yellowish toning; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; interior clean; illustrated with maps at rear; pp 610.
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.
Aldershot UK and Burlington VT: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2004. Octavo; VG; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth exterior clean; minor bump front tail corner; mild lean to spine; no jacket; textblock exterior edges show minimal wear; interior clean; volume 18 only; pp 363 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2.
Oosterhout: Anthropological Publications, 1966. Octavo; 2 volumes bound as 1; “This photomechanic reprint after the edition of 1927”; G+; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, light wear to spine caps, else slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; xxviii, 646 pages, illustrated (unpaged b&w plates, folded map tipped-in). NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #5.
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).
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.
Sydney, Melbourne, London: Angus & Robertson Ltd, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; black/tan pictorial spine with yellow text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows modest wear with slight smudges; 2 inch closed chip to rear head edge; otherwise few chips to edges; mild tone to flaps; cloth exterior has minimal wear; tight binding; strong boards; text block exterior edges have very light tone; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; pp 208.
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.
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.
n.p. Hachette, 1969. Octavo; G+/G; blue pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket exterior shows modest handling wear; some small edges to edges; cloth exterior has light exterior wear; mild tilt to spine; textblock exterior edges show light toning; pictorial endpapers; interior pages good; illustrated; ribbon marker; pp 276; text in French.
Bruxelles: Musée Royal d' Histoire Naturelle de Belgique, 1933. Large quarto, 222 pages + 181 black and white in-text illustrations and 91 black and white photographic plates with tissue guards. Very good. Bound in full red cloth with black painted label bearing gilt text; Spine somewhat sunned; Light marking and staining to boards; light bumping to edges and corners of boards; Original paper wraps bound in; Ink inscription to title page; Text block age-toned; Tissue guards age-toned and somewhat foxed. Introductory volume only of a four-volume set published between 1933 and 1939. Text in French. SH consignment. This is an oversized item and may require additional postage; please inquire for rates.
New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, 1995. First edition. Five volumes. Quartos; xviii, 190 pages; xiv, 153 pages; xvi, 193 pages + 24 unnumbered pages of plates; xiv, 228 pages; xii, 270 pages. Very good+/Very good-. Glossy cream dust jackets with red and green lettering. Sunning to dust jacket spines; Minor shelf wear to dust jacket edges; Red cloth-covered boards lightly marked in a few places. SH consignment.
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.
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.
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.