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BLOOD-BROTHERS: An ethno-sociological study of the institutions of blood-brotherhood with special reference to Africa

By: Tegnaeus, Harry

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY: Philosophical Library, Inc., (1952).: (1952).

Seller ID: 17721


NY: Philosophical Library, Inc., (1952).. (1952).. Very good. - Quarto, 12 inches high by 9 inches wide. Bound in red cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are bumped with a few very light stains. 181 & [1] pages, with illustrations in black and white. Very good. First edition.In addition to studying the institution of blood brotherhood in various regions of Africa, Tegnaeus looks at its occurrence in other nations and races, among them the Vikings, Irish, Engl... View more info

HINDU RELIGION CUSTOMS AND MANNERS: Describing the Customs and Manners, Religious, Social and Domestic Life, Arts and Sciences of the Hindus

By: Thomas, P

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bombay: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. Private Ltd., (1956).: (1956).

Seller ID: 26105


Bombay: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. Private Ltd., (1956).. (1956).. Good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with some light spotting to the rear cover. The dust jacket is chipped. The spine of the dust jacket is darkened with pieces out of the head & tail and the rear panel is unevenly darkened. xiii & 161 pages. Color frontispiece & 260 black-and-white illustrations. There is offsetting to t... View more info

PATTERNS OF HOUSEKEEPING IN TWO ESKIMO SETTLEMENTS

By: Thompson, Charles Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa: Northern Science Research Group Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 31652


Ottawa: Northern Science Research Group Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1969.. 1969.. Good. - Small quarto [8-1/2 inches by 11 inches] soft covers bound in black & white decorative wraps with a white plastic strip. The binding is lightly soiled. There are some red ink markings on the front wrap & a small tear to the top corner of the rear wrap. xi, [i] & 59 pages. Graphs, diagrams & photographic illustrations in black & white. Ex-library with a lib... View more info

MEXICO BEFORE CORTEZ: An Account of the Daily Life, Religion, and Ritual of he Aztecs and Kindred Peoples

By: Thompson, J. Eric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.: 1940.

Seller ID: 4149


New York/London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.. 1940.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed, creased, chipped & lightly soiled with a long tear to the front panel. x & 298 pages. The endpapers are darkened with an owner's inscription on the front endpaper. There are ink notations to 1 page of the text. Illustrated in black & white with frontispiece, 15 plates & full-page illustrations. Good ... View more info

HILL AND VALLEY FARMERS: Socio-Economic Change Among a Philippine People

By: Wallace, Ben J

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Schenkman Publishing Company, Inc., 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 7797


Cambridge, MA: Schenkman Publishing Company, Inc., 1970.. 1970.. Good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in pictorial green & white wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled & spotted with a tiny tear to the top edge of the front wrap. xix, [i] & 137 pages. The top edge, fore-edge, half-title & title are lightly foxed. Black-and-white illustrations & diagrams. Good. View more info

DARK CAVES, BRIGHT VISIONS: Life in Ice Age Europe

By: White, Randall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The American Museum of Natural History / London: W. W. Norton & Company, (1986).: (1986).

Seller ID: 30722


New York: The American Museum of Natural History / London: W. W. Norton & Company, (1986).. (1986).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is rubbed. 176 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. There is a light stain to the front end paper and there are light creases to the bottom corners of the last 30 leaves of the text. Very good. First American edition.This book is... View more info

MASKS

By: Wissler, Clark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 15033


New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1946.. 1946.. Good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial red & golden yellow wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & foxed with the edges slightly faded. The head of the spine is chipped. Title & 32 pages. Color frontispiece & profuse black-and-white illustrations. There is light foxing to the margins of the pages. Good. Science Guide No. 96. Reprinted from Natural History Vol. X... View more info