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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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1921. Large Octavo; pp 794; Fair/no-DJ; sage green spine with gilt text; gilt illustration to front; cloth has dampstaining to rear board, as is; some staining to front tail edge; moderate soiling to exterior; rubbed corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to pastedowns; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1922. Large Octavo; pp 281; Fair/no-DJ; sage green spine with gilt text; gilt illustration to front; cloth has heavily rubbed edges; slight moisture staining to spine and boards; rubbing to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; some cracking to gutters.
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.
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1994. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. green and white aged photo illustrate wraps spine and front cover, with red lettering down spine. also red lettering on sheer textbox, with thin border. several minor nicks impressed into rear softcover, else text interior great and unmarked. includes b/w figures, numberred tables, graphs and photos. 176 pp. ISBN # 0292704623.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1988. second ed. octavo, vg/none, blue spine with black title, paperback, shelfwear.
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, et al. Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1984. Octavo; vg/wraps; blue spine with white text; light chipping; text block, clean; 343pp.
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.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1926. Thick octavo; pp 375; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight browning toward edges; head edge gilt; interior lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated with black and white photographs; good condition.
Princeton, NJ: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1971. First edition. Quarto. VG in good+ dust jacket. Tan spine with brown lettering. Slight tear to bottom of rear dust jacket panel. Owner stamp to front free end paper. Book otherwise very good. 159pp.
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.
Washington, D.C. and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988. Exhibition booklet. Thin Octavo (7.25"w x 10"h); vg/wraps; blue spine with white text; moderate scuffing to covers; text block, clean; illustrations in color and B/W; 88pp. Published for the National Museum of African Art.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; VG+/VG; white spine, dark green and tan text; dust jacket age toned, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear; boards strong, bumping on fore corners; text block clean; First Edition; 125pp.
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.
New York: William Morrow and Company Inc, 1984. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Black spine with beige text/title; dustjacket is age-toned but clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge on the inside flap on the front; boards are strong and clean; SIGNED by author on the front free end page in blue ink; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 242.
New York, NY: George Braziller, 1969. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. off white DJ glossy spine has an age-toned appearance with tiny closed tear to left of tip and gently discolored from shelfwear and placement along DJ spine strip. front panel also has a off white background with brown lettering above purple lettering and followed by small italics in brown above purple/white heathered image with burgundy shapes in the foreground. off white and unmarked inner flaps. medium brown cloth HB spine with gold imprinted titles between light blue author and publisher lettering, spine tip is ok but spine tail appears weakened. medium brown paperboards with spotless ivory endhseets, unmarked. textblock excellent, genearlly read but wiht no pencilling or pen. no lillustrations pagination is 195 pp. meidum brown tinted upper edge and unmarked foreedge and tail edge. clean and excellent textblock.
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.
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.
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.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1911. Octavo; pp 1069; G/no-DJ; sage green spine with gilt text; part 1, odd volume; cloth has moderate sunning to spine; rubbed corners; some wear to exterior; text block shows slight age toning to exterior; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Peabody Museum, 1968. Bulletin 25. Small Quarto; pp 108; G/paperback; beige spine with brown text; covers have moderate soiling to exterior, slight rubbing to edges, sticker to rear; text block has light wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
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.
Paris: Masson, 1923. Second. Good/none, 8vo, bound in illustrated brown cloth. Binding somewhat loose, but intact. Boards slightly soiled, corners bumped and worn, edgewear. Spine lightly faded, with ends bumped. Discolored endpapers. Text block faintly discolored, but clean. Masson stamps on front pastedown. Text in French. 10/98.
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: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. First Edition. Octavo, 369 pages; VG-/VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt lettering and profuse gilt tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges and along the sides of the spine, has faint rubbing on both boards; pages have minor age toning and minimal blotching; illustrated with several color and fold-out plates (one has been repaired with tape); shelved case 1.
Washington: American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, 1984. Series. Quarto; vg+/none; green leatherette spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 102 pp.; else very good.
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.
Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1973. US Edition. 8vo,. VG+/ - no DJ. solid off white wrappers spine with uppercase black title and miniature lettering for author left justified beneath. publisher with black logo and red code close to wraps end. no spinal reading crease, nor to the smooth wrappers, illustrated front softcover beneath enlarged titling. previous owners' signature on right fep in blue ink. frontispiece in duotone, dark plum and ivory, facing title page. 35 numbered plates located around mid-volume, past p. 108, 8 maps and 4 figures. yellow spotting on smooth upper edge, smooth ivory fore-edge and tail edge. 257 pp. ISBN # 0292770294.
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;.
Chicago: AC McClurg, 1887. 1st US. 8vo Good, bumped top edge, abraded and bumped corners, spine abraded at ends, faded, hole on back board. Signed former owner ffep.
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.
Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Spine is shades of brown with beige and blue text; Covers have minimal shelfwear; Pen underlining through out book; 170 pp.
Nankang: Institute of Ethnology, 1977. first. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Chinese language; Covers age slightly age toned with sunned exteriors and lightly rubbed; Textblock is age toned.
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 Case 6.