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Image for ARCTIC ANTHROPOLOGY. Vol. 23, Nos. 1 & 2, 1986.

ARCTIC ANTHROPOLOGY. Vol. 23, Nos. 1 & 2, 1986.

By: McCartney, Allen P.; editor.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press), 1986.: 1986.

Seller ID: 37042

Condition: Good


- Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial light tan wrappers with an illustration on the front cover of an old Greenlandic game played with a stuffed seal. The spine is darkened. The edges of the wraps are lightly creased & chipped & their top & bottom ends are detached. Title & 422 pages plus [3] pages of ads. Numerous illustrations, maps, music staves,tables & diagrams in black & white. The title page is detached. Good. Among the con... View more info

MODERN BLACKFEET: Montanans on a Reservation

By: McFee, Malcolm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 4760

ISBN: 0030857686

Condition: Very good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The rear wrap is lightly rubbed with the corners very lightly creased. x & 134 pages. The fore-edge & the last page are very lightly foxed & the top corners of some rear leaves are very lightly creased. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. View more info

CULTURE AND CONSERVATION: The Human Dimension in Environmental Planning

By: McNeely, Jeffrey A.; Pitt, David; editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: Croom Helm Ltd., (1985).: (1985).

Seller ID: 15356

ISBN: 0709913214

Condition: Good


London: Croom Helm Ltd., (1985).. (1985).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The covers are bumped. The dust jacket is bumped & lightly rubbed with some light staining to the folds & with the head of the jacket spine chipped. xi & 308 pages. There is an owner's stamp & address label on the front endpaper with the same stamp on the top edge. There is light dampstaining to the rear endpaper with small stains to the top margins of a few pages. There are some pencil m... View more info

MALE AND FEMALE: A Study of the Sexes in a Changing World

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: William Morrow & Company, (1949).: (1949).

Seller ID: 1359

Condition: Very good


NY: William Morrow & Company, (1949).. (1949).. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in black on spine & front cover. The spine & extremities are slightly faded. vi & 477 pp. Very good. View more info

THE MAORIS AND THEIR ARTS. Guide Leaflet No. 71

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 15035

Condition: Good


New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1945.. 1945.. Good. - Small quarto [9-5/8 inches high by 6-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial golden yellow wraps. The wraps are slightly darkened around the edges & very lightly foxed & soiled. 31 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece & black-and-white full-page & textual illustrations. The verso of the frontispiece & the rear endpaper are foxed with light foxing to the edges of the pages. Good. Reprint of t... View more info

GROWING UP IN NEW GUINEA: A Comparative Study of Primitive Education

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., (1930).: (1930).

Seller ID: 27142

Condition: Good


New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., (1930).. (1930).. Good. - Octavo, olive green cloth. The binding is lightly bumped & the spine is sunned. x & 372 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece & black-and-white illustrations. There is some light staining to the preliminaries, including to the margins of the frontispiece. Good. Reprint edition. View more info

THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGY. Selected and edited with an introduction and notes by Margaret Mead and Ruth L. Bunzel

By: Mead, Margaret; and Bunzel, Ruth L.; compilers and editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: George Braziller, 1960.: 1960.

Seller ID: 7316

Condition: Very good


New York: George Braziller, 1960.. 1960.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. The dust jacket spine is rubbed & its rear panel is partially darkened & lightly soiled. x & 630 pages. Black-and-white textual illustrations. There is an owner's book label on the front pastedown. Very good. First edition.Subtitled on the dust wrapper: "The Growth of the Science of Man on the North American Continent as Told by Those... View more info

ETHNOGRAPHIC BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA. Volume 2: Arctic and Subarctic

By: Murdock, George Peter; O'Leary, Timothy J

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven: Human Relations Area Files Press, 1975.: 1975.

Seller ID: 25710

Condition: Good


New Haven: Human Relations Area Files Press, 1975.. 1975.. Good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], tan cloth titled in black on the front cover & spine. The covers are bumped. xxxvi, [i], 255 & [2] pages. There are pencil markings in the margins of some pages. Illustrated with 4 black-and-white maps. Very good in a very good dust wrapper. Fourth edition. A mechanically reproduced errata sheet and list of abbreviations are laid in. Dust jacket presen... View more info

CHANGING JAPAN

By: Norbeck, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1965).: (1965).

Seller ID: 4756

Condition: Very good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with the corners lightly creased. ix & 82 pages. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. View more info

NAPASKIAK: An Alaskan Eskimo Community

By: Oswalt, Wendell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 16566

Condition: Very good


Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The wraps are lightly rubbed & bumped and are slightly darkened along the spine. xii & 178 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, including maps, line drawings & photographic illustrations, by the author. Very good. Second printing.Study of an Eskimo people "whose way of life--due to location, Russian influences in the nineteenth century, an... View more info

THE KAPAUKU PAPUANS OF WEST NEW GUINEA

By: Pospisil, Leopold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1963).: (1963).

Seller ID: 4764

Condition: Very good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., (1963).. (1963).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. The rear wrap is rubbed & the corners of the front wrap are very lightly creased. vii, [ii] & 102 pages. The inside wraps & the last page are lightly foxed. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. View more info

REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-1918. Southern Party--1913-1916. Volume XIV: Eskimo Songs

By: Roberts, Helen H.; and Jenness, D

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa [Canada]: F. A. Acland, 1925.: 1925.

Seller ID: 24136

Condition: Good


Ottawa [Canada]: F. A. Acland, 1925.. 1925.. Good. - Large octavo, olive green cloth titled in gilt on the spine & front cover with a vignette map in gilt & green on the cover. The gilt on the spine is almost completely faded. The binding is rubbed & bumped with the head & tail of the spine lightly chipped. There is some white spotting to the rear cover. 506 pages. Profusely illustrated with diagrams & music staves. There is some light foxing to the fore-edge. Good. S... View more info

REPORT OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18. Southern Party--1913-16. Volume XIV: Eskimo Songs. Songs of the Copper Eskimos

By: Roberts, Helen H.; and Jenness, D

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa [Canada]: F. A. Acland, 1925.: 1925.

Seller ID: 30248

Condition: Good


Ottawa [Canada]: F. A. Acland, 1925.. 1925.. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt with a vignette map in gilt & green on the front cover. The binding is bumped, rubbed & lightly soiled and there are tiny white stains to the rear cover. The spine is a bit faded with its head & tail chipped. 506 pages. Illustrated with a black-and- white frontispiece & numerous tables & music staves. Good. This study includes music and texts in the native language of the Copper Es... View more info

THE MIDDLE GROUND: SOCIAL CHANGE IN AN ARCTIC COMMUNITY, 1967-1971. Mercury Series. Ethnology Division Paper No. 7

By: Savishinsky, Joel S.; and Frimmer, Susan B

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa: National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada, June 1973.: June 1973.

Seller ID: 15115

Condition: Fine


Ottawa: National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada, June 1973.. June 1973.. Fine. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed red wraps. The spine is somewhat faded. [v] & 54 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white map. Near fine. A study of the Hare Athabaskan Indians of Colville Lake, a small isolated village in the Mackenzie District of the Northwest Territories. The main text is in English. The introductory material i... View more info

THE SOCIAL LEGISLATION OF THE PRIMITIVE SEMITES

By: Schaeffer, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press / London: Oxford University Press, 1915.: 1915.

Seller ID: 2502

Condition: Very good


New Haven: Yale University Press / London: Oxford University Press, 1915.. 1915.. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth; printed label on spine. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed; the label is somewhat darkened & lightly rubbed with 1 edge detached. xiv, [1] leaf & 245 pp. Very good. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. First Edition. View more info

TANTALUS OR THE FUTURE OF MAN

By: Schiller, F. C. S

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1924).: (1924).

Seller ID: 28793

Condition: Good


New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1924).. (1924).. Good. - Small octavo [6-3/8 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth with paper labels on the front cover & spine. The binding is bumped with staining to the covers & with the rear cover heavily rubbed. The spine is darkened with the head chipped. The label on the spine is darkened & rubbed and the front-cover label is lightly soiled & stained. vi, [1] leaf & 66 pages. The inner edges of the pages are darkened. Goo... View more info

FOREIGN CONSULTANTS AND COUNTERPARTS: Problems in Technology Transfer

By: Scott-Stevens, Susan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO and London, U.K.: Westview Press, (1987).: (1987).

Seller ID: 15289

ISBN: 0813373700

Condition: Very good


Boulder, CO and London, U.K.: Westview Press, (1987).. (1987).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial blue & black wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed with a glue stain left by a sticker on the front wrap & some light spotting to the rear wrap. xvii & 229 pages. There are a very few pencil markings. Very good. First edition.Anthropologist Susan Scott-Stevens writes about the problems of cross-cultural communication between foreign technologists working ... View more info

Image for SHAMANIZM NARODOV SIBIRI: ETNOGRAFICHESKIE MATERIALY XVIII-XX vv.: KHRESTOMATIIA.V

SHAMANIZM NARODOV SIBIRI: ETNOGRAFICHESKIE MATERIALY XVIII-XX vv.: KHRESTOMATIIA.V

By: Sem, Tatyana.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Saint-Petersburg: Filologicheskii fakul'tet Sankt-Petersburgskogo gos. universiteta, 2006.: 2006.

Seller ID: 28747

Condition: Fine


- Octavo, decorative paper covered boards. There is very light rubbing to the rear board & to corners of the covers. 660 & [4] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. First edition.A book about shamanism in Siberia, including rites, ceremonies and folklore. Bibliographical references are listed on pages 634-643.The text is in Cyrillic. First Edition. View more info

TO HUNT IN THE MORNING

By: Siskind, Janet

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 11218

Condition: Good


London: Oxford University Press, (1975).. (1975).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps. The rear wrap is slightly soiled. 214 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There is some light staining to the fore-edge & the page edges are slightly darkened. Good. View more info

Image for MAGAZINE PORTRAIT INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ANTHROPOLOGIST FREDERICK STARR.

MAGAZINE PORTRAIT INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ANTHROPOLOGIST FREDERICK STARR.

By: Starr, Frederick. (1858-1933). Anthropologist/ethnologist who did research and field work in Mexico, Central Africa, the Philippines, Japan and Korea.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: January 1, 1931.: 1931.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34763

Condition: Good


January 1, 1931.. 1931.. Good. - A sepia-toned magazine portrait, 4-7/8 inches high by 2-3/8 inches wide, is mounted on a piece of cream-colored card, 6-3/8 inches high by 2-7/8 inches wide. Signed on the mount below the portrait: "To Seymour Halpern, / with good wishes, / Frederick Starr / January 1, 1931". The mount is a bit soiled. Good. The portrait depicts Starr at half-length wearing a suit and bow tie.Frederick Starr [1858-1933] was an Ameridan anthr... View more info