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1 (Andreasen, Karale). Bak, Ove KUJAVARSIKS REJSE TIL MANEN: EVENTYR FRA GRENLAND
(Copenhagen): Hernovs Forlag, (1977). (1977). Fine 
(Copenhagen): Hernovs Forlag, (1977).. (1977).. Fine. - Small oblong quarto [8-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed with the head of the jacket spine lightly chipped. There is a tear to the top edge of the rear panel. 94 pages. Illustrated in black, gray & white with photographic illustrations & reproductions of drawings by Karale Andreasen. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition.

Wonderfully illustrated with surrealistic drawings of Eskimo life by Greenlander Karale Andreasen. The text is in Danish. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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L'HOMME PRIMITIF, (Bayard, Emile). Figuier, Louis
2 (Bayard, Emile). Figuier, Louis L'HOMME PRIMITIF
Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1876. 1876. Good 
Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1876.. 1876.. Good. - Octavo, three quarter dark brown calf & marbled boards titled in gilt between gilt-ruled raised bands on the spine. The leather is rubbed & scuffed. The boards are lightly rubbed with their upper sections faded & some rippling to the surface. Half-title, title & 462 pages plus 2-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated in black & white with plates by Emile Bayard, including a frontispiece, & with numerous textual illustrations. There are progressively smaller areas of light dampstaining to the top inner corners of the pages. The first few & last few leaves are lightly stained with soiling to the catalog. Good.

Fourth edition.

From the library of American marine biologist and zoologist Alfred G. Moyer with his signature on the front pastedown.

"Ouvrage Illustree de 40 Scenes de la Vie de l'Homme Primitif Dessinees par Emile Bayard et de 256 Figures Representant les Objets Usuels des Premiers Ages de l'Humanite".

Noted on the half-title: "Tableau de la Nature / Ouvrage Illustree a l'Usage de la Jeunesse".

The text is in French. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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3 (Darwin, Charles; Huxley, Thomas H.; Darrow, Clarence; et al). Leakey, L. S. B.; Prost, Jack and Stephanie; editors ADAM, OR APE: A Sourcebook of Discoveries About Early Man
Cambridge, MA and London, U.K., Schenkman Publishing Company, (1971). (1971). Good 
Cambridge, MA and London, U.K., Schenkman Publishing Company, (1971).. (1971).. Good. - Octavo, pictorial gray & white wraps. The binding is spotted, soiled & lightly rubbed with the corners of the front wrap lightly creased. xiii & 452 pages. Black-and-white illustrations.The contents are very good.

Edited by L. S. B. Leakey and Jack and Stephanie Prost / with the assistance of Ronald Goodman. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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4 (Fitzgerald, W.H.; Force, Roland W.; and Kaeppler, Adrienne L.) DIRECTORY OF ASIAN-PACIFIC MUSEUMS. Compiled by W.H. Fitzgerald, Roland W. Force, and Adrienne L. Kaeppler
Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press, 1969. 1969. Very good 
Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press, 1969.. 1969.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover, bound in printed light gray wraps. The covers are slightly rubbed and soiled. 61 pages with an alphabetical directory of museums by geographical region. There is a discreet bookseller's label mounted to the bottom of the rear pastedown. Very good.

Laid in at the front is the 13-page "1971 Supplement to Directory of Asian-Pacific Museums".

Rare in commerce. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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5 (Ydema, J. M.; Galis, Dr. K. W.) KULTUURPATRONEN (PATTERNS OF CULTURE). Deel 8 -- 1966
Delft, Netherlands: Bulletin Ethnografisch Museum, (1966). (1966). Fine 
Delft, Netherlands: Bulletin Ethnografisch Museum, (1966).. (1966).. Fine. - Small quarto [9-3/8 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial maroon & olive green wraps. The bottom corner of the front wrap is slightly creased & the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. 91 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. Near fine.

The text is in Dutch with a summary in English. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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6 Andersun, Ammon; editor THE BEGINNING. (Stages of Development of the Brain-Glands and Bone from Fish to Man)
Published by the author, 1966. 1966. Good 
Published by the author, 1966.. 1966.. Good. - Octavo, rebound in maroon library cloth (bumped & rubbed) titled in gilt. xxxvi & 310 pages (small stains to front pastedown; small stains & ink inscription on front endpaper; 1 line underlined in ink). 13 pages of B&W illustrations & 2 B&W textual illustrations. Good.

First edition. Scarce. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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7 Atzori, Mario; Fois, Guiseppina; et al LA PROVINCIA DI SASSARI: LA CIVILITA E L'ARTE. Testi di Mario Atzori, Guiseppina Fois, Marco Magnani
Silvana Editoriale, (1983). (1983). Very good 
Silvana Editoriale, (1983).. (1983).. Very good. - Quarto [12-3/8 high by 10-5/8 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust wrapper is rubbed with a price- sticker on its spine. 199 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

The history and twentieth-century life of the people of the province of Sassari, including local tradiions, the arts, architecture, journalism, crafts and food. The text is in Italian. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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8 Avdeev, Arsenij Dmitrievic [TITLED IN CYRILLIC]: PROISHOAEDENIE TEATRA: ELEMENTY TEATRA V PERVOBYTNOOBSCINNOM STROE. [ORIGINS OF THEATRE: ELEMENTS OF THEATRE FROM THE BEGINNING]
[Leningrad & Moscow: Iskusstvo], 1959. 1959. Good 
[Leningrad & Moscow: Iskusstvo], 1959.. 1959.. Good. - Quarto, 10-3/4 inches high by 8-1/8 inches wide. Yellow cloth titled in orange and gilt on the spine with gilt silhouettes of ostriches stamped in gilt on the front cover and in blind on the rear cover. The head of the spine is heavily bumped with some lighter bumping to the corners and tail of the spine. 264 & [3] pages, with color pictorial endpapers and profuse illustrations throughout, including several tipped-in black & white plates and several full-page color plates. The rear hinge is starting at the top and a few page corners are very slightly creased. Internally very good.

A substantial work printed in the USSR with Russian text in Cyrillic script on the origins of theatre from an anthropological perspective. The illustrations include depictions of primitive tribal and native rituals. Most of the plates depict early masks from different regions of the world. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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9 Axinn, George H NEW STRATEGIES FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT. Collection of Papers by George H. Axinn, Michigan State University U.S.A. and Tribhuvan University Nepal
(East Lansing, MI/Kathmandu, Nepal): Rural Life Associates, (1978), (1978), Very good 
(East Lansing, MI/Kathmandu, Nepal): Rural Life Associates, (1978),. (1978),. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed white wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with light soiling to the rear wrap. There is an owner's name penned on the front wrap with a small stain to its lower half & a tear to its top edge. Half-title, title, [2] leaves & 194 pages. There is an owner's stamp & price stamp on the half-title. The publisher's American address has been corrected in green ink on the verso of the title & there are a few pencil markings to the last leaf of the text. There is a paper- clip mark to the top edge of 2 leaves & the bottom corner of the rear endpaper is lightly creased. Illustrated with black-and-white diagrams. Very good.

Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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10 Balikci, Asen DEVELOPMENT OF BASIC SOCIO-ECONOMIC UNITS IN TWO ESKIMO COMMUNITIES. National Museum of Canada Bulletin 202
Ottawa: (Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery), 1964. 1964. Very good 
Ottawa: (Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery), 1964.. 1964.. Very good. - Octavo, soft covers bound in printed brown-and-white wraps. The spine & extremities are slightly darkened. The wraps are lightly rubbed with the corners slightly creased. x & 114 pages. The bottom corners of the first few leaves are lightly creased. Illustrated with 4 black-and-white maps, 2 of them folding. Very good. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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PEOPLE OF THE BERING SEA., Bank, Ted, II.
11 Bank, Ted, II. PEOPLE OF THE BERING SEA.
New York: MSS Educational Publishing Company, Inc., (1971). (1971). Very good 
- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial cream wrappers. The spine is slightly darkened. 101 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations & drawings, including maps. Very good.

"Readings in Anthropology".

In an introductory note Bank writes: "These readings focus upon...the unique cultural developments that took place in the southern Bering Sea region, home of the Aleuts who are a southern and highly individualistic offshoot of early Eskimo migrations. The story of what has happened to them since their discovery in 1741 by Russian explorers provides a case history of unfortunate acculturation." 
Price: 10.00 USD

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12 Beals, Alan R GOPALPUR: A South Indian Village
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1964). (1964). Very good 
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1964).. (1964).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. x, 99 & [1] pages. Illustrated in black & white. Very good.

Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology.

A publisher's compliment slip is laid in. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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13 Berg, Gosta; editor CIRCUMPOLAR PROBLEMS: Habitat, Economy and Social Relations in the Arctic
Oxford [U..K.]: Pergamon Press, (1973). (1973). Very good 
Oxford [U..K.]: Pergamon Press, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly chipped & soiled with the extremities slightly darkened. viii & 194 pages. Illustrated in black & white with maps, tables & diagrams. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition.

"A Symposium for Anthropological Research in the North, September 1969". Wenner-Gren Center International Symposium Series Volume 21. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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14 Birket-Smith, Kaj THE ESKIMOS. Foreword by C. Daryll Forde
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, (1959). (1959). Good 
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, (1959).. (1959).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is slightly bumped & there is some light soiling to the dust jacket. xv & 262 pages. There is an owner's ink name, address & notation on the half-title, with the same owner's stamp on the fore-edge and top & bottom edges. There is a black ink stain to the bottom of the fore-edge with small stains to the bottom corners of several pages. There are red underlinings on a number of pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Good only.

Revised and enlarged edition of a study of Eskimo tribes from Greenland to the Bering Straits. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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15 Birket-Smith, Kaj. ESKIMOS.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1971). (1971). Very good 
- Quarto [11 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The top edge of the dust jacket is slightly darkened & there is a small tear to the top edge of its rear panel. 277 & [1] pages. Numerous illustrations in color and black & white. Very good.

First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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16 Burt, Ben THE YORUBA AND THEIR GODS. Discovering other cultures
(London: British Museum Publications Limited, 1977). 1977). 0714100579 / 9780714100579 Very good 
(London: British Museum Publications Limited, 1977).. 1977).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. There are some small, very light stains to the front cover. 16 pages. Black-and- white illustrations. Near fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Caillois, Roger; Demoulin-Bernard, Henriette MASQUES
(Paris): Olivier Perrin, (1965). (1965). Fair 
(Paris): Olivier Perrin, (1965).. (1965).. Fair. - Small quarto [approximately 8-1/2 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed & bumped. There is a large piece out of the head of the spine & a tear to the tail. The joints are worn & chipped. 98 & [4] pages plus colophon. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations by Georges Pierre. The book is cracked at page 6 and there is a small area of rubbing to the front endpaper. Fair.

"Masques exposes dans l'Annexe du musee Guimet en decembre 1959, avec la collaboration de la section des Sciences religieuses de l'Ecole pratique des Hautes Etudes et son Centre documentaire d'Histoire des Religions. Les commentaires accompagnant les photographies ont ete empruntes au catalogue de l'exposition qui a ete realisee avec le concours de la Reunion des Musees Nationnaux par Henriette Demoulin-Bernard".

The masks discussed here were exhibited at the musee Guimet in 1959. The explanatory captions to the photographs are by Henriette Demoulin-Bernard and are taken from the catalog for that exhibition. The preface is by Roger Caillois.

The text is in French. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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18 Carus, Paul THE VENUS OF MILO: An Archeological Study of the Goddess of Womanhood
Chicago/London: The Open Court Publishing Company, 1916. 1916. Good 
Chicago/London: The Open Court Publishing Company, 1916.. 1916.. Good. - 8vo, brown paper covered boards (bumped; extremities faded; rear board soiled & rubbed) titled in maroon with oval sepia photographic illustraiton of Venus of Milo mounted on front cover. vii & 182 pp. (endpapers darkened with owner's name penciled on front endpaper; contemporary newspaper cutting [review of book] stapled to verso of frontispiece with offsetting to front endpaper; small hole in & offsetting to title). B&W frontispiece & profuse full-page & textual B&W illustrations. Good.

First edition. Paul Carus [1852-1919], philosopher and monist, author of this treatise on the cult of Aphrodite, was the founder of the Open Court Publishing Company. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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19 Chance, Norman A THE ESKIMO OF NORTH ALASKA
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1966). (1966). Very good 
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1966).. (1966).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with a light crease to the rear wrap. xii, [i] & 107 pages. There is a very light crease to the last few leaves. Illustrated in black & white. Very good.

Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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20 Cohen, Ronald THE KANURI OF BORNU
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1967). (1967). Good 
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1967).. (1967).. Good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with the bottom corners lightly creased. x & 115 pages. Illustrated in black & white. The bottom page corners are lightly creased. Good.

Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. 
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