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  1. BIBBY GEOFFREY Four Thousand Years Ago. A Panorama of Life in  the  Second Millennium B.C. illus. with  32  full page plates  t/out.  text dgms. & maps pub. Lond.  Collins  1962 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.398,14. 'This is what it was like to live - in Egypt, China, Europe, Britain - between 2000 and 1000 BC revivifying the past of Nomads, axe-smiths, city-builders in the ages when Jericho fell and Stonehenge was erected'. An introduction to the millennium that saw the birth of Abraham, the building of Stonehenge, the glory of Egypt, the sack of Troy, the fall of Babylon, the destruction of Knossos. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  2. BERGMAN STEN Through Kamchatka By Dog-Sled & Skis. A Vivid Description of Adventurous Journeys Amongst the Interesting & Almost Unknown Peoples of this Most Inaccessible Parts of this Remote Siberian Peninsula. illus. with frontis. 15 full page plates throughout, pub. Lond. Seeley Service & Co. Ltd. 1927 1st ed. or. dark yellow cl. glt. to front bd. glt.ltg. to spine, 8vo. pp.284.10 advts. very sl. browned because of light colour of the book else fine. The author made two scientific expeditions the area.   Price: $300.00       Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  3. BREUIL HENRI & R. Lantier Men Of The Old Stone Age (Palaeolithic and Mesolithic) Translated by B. B. Rafter. with 24 b/w illustrations, extensive bibliography and index. pub. London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1965 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.272 Two short closed tears to d/w. else fine.   Price: $40.00
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  4. BROWN VINSON Peoples Of The Sea Wind The Native Americans of the Pacific Coast. illus. with 51 photo. & 23 drawings; pub. New York & London Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. 1977 or.cl. d/w. royal 8vo. pp.260. Very good copy. Price: $35.00
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  5. CATLIN GEORGE Last Rambles Amongst The Indians Of The Rocky Mountains And The Andes. illus. with 24 woodcuts; pub. Gall & Inglis, London & Edinburgh; nd.c.187-?; original beige cloth with green/red/gilt decorations on spine & pictorial fr board (gilt); a.e.g; pp.VIII.351. Fine copy. Price: $350.00
     
  6. CERAM C.W. The First American. A Story of North American Archaeology. illus. with col. frontis. & 12 full page plates t/out. of which 4 are col. pub. N.Y. Harcourt Bruce 1971 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XXII.358 Very good copy. Price: $35.00
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  7. CHESI GERT The Last Africans. profusely illus. with plates t/out. mostly full page and colour; pub. Austria Perlinger 1981 Third Revised ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.240. The author portrays those African civilizations that are on the verge of exchanging their old traditions for new values and a new way of life. Very good copy. Price: $50.00
     
  8. DEGERANDO J.M. The Observation Of Savage Peoples. Transl. by F.C.T. Moore. With a preface by E.E. Evans-Pritchard. illus. with 4 plates pub. Lond. Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.124. Originally written in 1800 as a memoir to serve as guidance to some of the members of the Societe des Observateurs de l'Homme on an impending Expedition to Australia. Very good copy. Price: $65.00
     
  9. ELLIOT G.E. SCOTT - Prehistoric Man And His Story. A sketch of the history of mankind from the earliest times. illus. with 64 illus. and diagrams; pub. London Seeley 1915 1st.ed. or. dark blue cl. gilt titles on cover and spine; roy.8vo. pp.398,16 advts. Fine copy. Price: $95.00
     
  10. FIRTH RAYMOND The Work Of The Gods In Tikopia illus. with frontis. & 15 figures, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos, bibliography, index. pub. The Athlone Press, London and Melbourne University Press, Carlton 1967 Second edition with new Intro and Epilogue. Part of the London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology Nos 1 & 2. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VIII.490. First published in 1939, th1s is the only full and detailed account by a social anthropologist of a complete pagan Polynesian ritual cycle in a single volume. There is a Epilogue based on the third visit by the author in 1966. Closed tear to d/w. else fine. Price: $55.00       Convert Currency  Parcel Costs  
     
  11. FIRTH RAYMOND Tikopia Ritual And Belief. Study of  isolated Polynesian    society   before   contact    with  Western civilization. illus. with 8 full page plates  t/out.  pub. U.S.A.  Boston, Beacon Press 1967 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.374. Author spent a year living among the Tikopia from 1928-29, has brought together a broad selection of his essays dealing with religious and associated phenomena of this highly formalistic society. Topics discussed include ceremonies, dreams, magic, rituals and myths. Fine.   Price: $60.00
     
  12. FRASER DOUGLAS Many Faces of Primitive Art: A Critical Anthology: illus. with many plates t/out. pub. NJ Prentice-Hall 1966 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.300. Very good copy. Price: $40.00
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  13. FRASER JOHN FOSTER Quaint Subjects Of The King. illus. with 68 plates from photographs; pub. London: Cassell, 1909 or blue cl. picture of aboriginal on front bd. cr.8vo. pp.XV.304.4 adverts. Gathers together "a mass of information which will help the ordinary reader to understand how amazingly diverse are the characteristics of the tribes" in the remote parts of the British Empire. Good copy. Price: $60.00
     
  14. FREESTONE BASIL Harrap's Book of Nicknames And Their Origins pub. London Harrap, 1990 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.372. A comprehensive guide to personal nicknames in the English-speaking world with over 5,000 entries. Fine. Price: $35.00
     
  15. GAISSEAU PIERRE-DOMINIQUE The Sacred Forest. The Fetishist and Magic Rites of the Toma translated by Alan Ross. illus. with frontispiece map, & 32 b/w. photo-plates t/out. pub. London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1954 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.200. Fine in the chipped d/w. The Toma tribe of French Guinea. The authors were allowed to watch and film secret fetishist ceremonies, after initiation to the community, but general hostility lead to an eventual suspension of their studies. The author lived among the Toma of French Guinea in order to attend and observe their ceremonies, something no white man had ever previously been allowed to do. Price: $45.00
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  16. GEDDES W.R. Nine Dayak Nights illus. with map, frontis, b/w plates, index. pub. Melbourne Oxford University Press 1957 or. black cl. 8vo. pp.XXXI.144. spent two years living at Kuching in Sarawak amongst the Dayaks of Borneo. Dr. Geddes interesting account of a 2-year stay among the Dayak of Mentu Tapuk (Sarawak), interweaved with the legendary story of Kipachi (the Dayak folkhero) as told by Raseh, the spirit-medium of the village of Mentu Tapuk. The Dyaks were once considered to be pagans, savage and primitive who hang skulls of their enemies from the rafters of the headhouse. Name to f/free e/paper, otherwise very good. Price: $35.00
     
  17. GODDARD PLINY EARLE   Indians Of The Southwest  Handbook Series No. 2, illus. with frontis. (Hopi chief sitting) folding map & many b/w. photos diagrams t/out. bibliography, index; pub. NY American Museum of Natural History, 1913 1st. ed. or. card wrappers, (paperback), cr.8vo. square pp.192. Slight watermark rear pages to margin edge otherwise good.   Price: $45.00
     
  18. HALLET JEAN-PIERRE Congo Kitabu: A Giant Amongst Pygmies. illus. with frontis. + 18 b/w. photographic plates. pub. Lond. Hamish Hamilton, 1965, 1st ed. pp.X.404, Between 1948 and 1960, the author lived and worked in the Congo. This book describes his extraordinary adventures including living with Bambuti pygmies, taming wild animals, being initiated into a native secret society, killing a lion with a spear and a leopard by hand, and assembling the world's finest collection of African artifacts. Fine copy in pictorial dustwrapper sl. chipped at top. Price: $40.00
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  19. HARRISSON TOM (ed.) The People Of Sarawak illus. with 28 b/w. plates at rear; pub. Sarawak Museum Sarawak 1959 or. stiff wrappers 8vo. pp.141.28 Sl. stain at top of spine, not effecting inside pages, else very good condition. Price: $60.00       Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  20. HARTLEY WILLIAM & ELLEN Osceola, The Unconquered Indian. illus. with 18 full page plates t/out. Bibliographical references. pub. N.Y. Hawthorn Books, copyright 1973. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VII.292. Creek fugitive who led Florida Seminoles in Second Seminole War resisting removal to Indian Territory, 1835-42. Osceola, Seminole chief, 1804-1838. Price: $45.00
     
  21. HENSCHEN FOLKE The Human Skull. A Cultural History illus. with with 40 full-page plates and 22 line drawings. pub. London: Thames & Hudson, 1966 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.168. Abnormalities, trepanation, phrenology, the skull as a symbol of death & mortality & the skull in art. Very fine. Price: $35.00
     
  22. HOLE  CHRISTINA English Custom & Usage. illus.  with  col. frontis.  & 56 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond.  Batsford 1944 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VIII.152. almost fine copy. Price: $45.00
     
  23. HOLMAN DENNIS  Noone Of The Ulu Foreword by Field-Marshall Sir Gerald Templer. illus. with frontis. map endpapers, & 19 b/w photographic plates; pub. London Heinemann 1958 or. dark blue cl. 8vo. pp.XVIII.254. The story of Pat Noone's work and life among the Temiar people of northern Malaya, he remained behind during the Second World War in South-East Asia married to a young Malayan girl. He then disappeared mysteriously in 1943. His brother Richard's returned search for clues following his disappearance. Very good copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  24. IVANOFF PIERRE Headhunters Of Borneo. Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald. illus. with map & 24 full page plates  t/out. pub. Lond. Jarrolds Pub. 1958  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.100. A French expedition of scientists to the Dyaks of Borneo to establish whether they still go head-hunting. Fine in the sl. chipped d/w.   Price: $60.00
     
  25. JENSEN ADOLF E. Myth And Cult Among Primitive Peoples Translated by Marianna Tax Choldin and Wolfgang Weissleder. pub. University of Chicago Press 1973; Third Impression (was originally published in 1951 by Franz Steiner Verlag, Wiesbaden, under the title, Mythos und Kult bei Naturvolkern) or. moss green cl. cr.8vo. pp.350. Adolf Jensen argues that primitive peoples and their rituals reveal minds which are as imaginative and creative as those of modern peoples. Price: $35.00
     
  26. JORDAN PAUL The Face Of The Past illus. with pub. London, B.T. Batsford 1983 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.152. Discusses the evolution of humans, describes attempts to learn what people from prehistoric and ancient times looked like, and examines the Piltdown Man forgery and the Shroud of Turin. Price: $35.00
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  27. JOSEPHY  ALVIN  M. The Indian Heritage  Of  America.  The archeology,  ethnology,  and  history  of  the  tribes  and cultures  of the Indians of North and South  America  from prehistoric  times to the present day. illus. with 32  full page  plates  t/out. & 2 maps pub. N.Y. Knopf  1970  or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.XIV.384,14. rough-cut to fore-edge, fine. Price: $45.00
     
  28. KOENIG OSKAR The Masai Story. An account of the Masai tribe of Kenya. illus. with frontis. map, & 14 profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Lond. Michael Joseph 1956 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.188. chipped d/w. else fine. Price: $45.00
     
  29. LAING S. Human Origins. illus. with text drawings, pub. London: Chapman and Hall, 1892. 2nd printing limited to 1500 copies. or. maroon cl. gilt ltg. to spine 8vo. pp.XII,422,40 advts. Good account of the status of human prehistory near the close of the nineteenth century, including critique of Croll's theory of the glacial periods. Usual shelf wear, very good copy. Price: $45.00
     
  30. LEVI-STRAUSS CLAUDE The Savage Mind illus. with text illus., plates; index, pub. London Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1976 The Nature of Human Society Series. Translated from the French, or. card wrappers, (paperback), 8vo. pp.XII.290. Includes Science of the concrete; Logic of Totemic Classifications; Systems of Transformations; Totem & Caste; Categories, Elements, Species, Numbers; Strauss led several scientific expeditions into the Mato Grosso and the Amazon basin. This work is based on his studies of Amerindian tribes in those areas. Fine. Price: $25.00
     
  31. LEVI-STRAUSS CLAUDE Tristes Tropiques Translated from the French by J.and D.Weightman. illus. with b/w. drawings and repros and b/w. photo plates, Index; pub. New York Atheneum 1974 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.490. Translation of the classic work on the search for a human society reduced to its most basic expression, esp among primitive tribes of Amazon, the Caduveo, Bororo, Nambikwara and Tupi-Kanahib of Brazil. Very good copy. Price: $45.00
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  32. LEWIS ARTHUR The Life And Work Of The Rev. E.J. Peck Among The Eskimos. illus. with photogravure portrait frontispiece, 17 photographic illustrations on 16 plates; pub. Lond. Hodder & Stoughton, 1905 2nd ed. Original blue cloth gilt; 8vo pp.XVI.350. Peck worked as a Church of England missionary among the Eskimo of eastern Hudson Bay, on Ungava Bay and at Cumberland Sound, Baffin Island. Covers religious matters, and contains useful chapters on the Eskimo. Some spotting and foxing throughout, a good copy. Price: $100.00       Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  33. LISSNER IVAR Man, God And Magic Translated from the German by J. Maxwell Brownjohn. illus. with 58 full page b/w. plates, maps and drawings, throughout text, pub. London Jonathan Cape, 1st. ed. 1961 or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.344. Study of the culture and religious beliefs of prehistoric man and compares with still existent primitive peoples. Very good copy. Price: $45.00
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  34. MELLERSH  H.E.L. The Story Of Man. Human evolution to the end  of  the  Stone Age. illus. with 16  full  page  plates t/out. and with drawings in the text pub. Lond. Hutchinson 1959 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.256. Combines anthropology and archaeology. Fine. Price: $25.00
     
  35. MUTWA CREDO My People. Writings of a Zulu Witchdoctor. The incredible writings of Credo Vusa' Mazulu Mutwa. illus. with several  dgms.  t/out. pub. South Africa Blue  Crane  Books nd.196-? or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.258. Very good copy. Price: $50.00
     
  36. RIEFENSTAHL LENI Translated by Maxwell Brownjohn.   People Of Kau. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. Lond. Collins 1976 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  folio pp.224. The Kau Nuba of Sudan, their masks, tattoos, love dances, and ritual knife fights. sl. tear to d/w. else fine. Price: $150.00
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  37. RIEFENSTAHL LENI People Of Kau. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. Lond. Collins 1984 or.cl.  d/w.  folio pp.224. fine. Price: $125.00
     
  38. RIEFENSTAHL LENI The Last Of The Nuba. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. Lond. Collins 1978 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  folio pp.208. f/free e/paper torn else fine. Price: $150.00
     
  39. SALISBURY O.M. The Customs And Legends Of The Thlinget Indians Of Alaska illus. with 30 full page b/w. plates t/out. of the Thlinget Indians, their village, and their customs and rituals. pub. NY: Bonanza, 1962 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.276 Salisbury and his wife ran the school and store in an ancient Thlinget Indian village called Klawock in the mid 1920s. This was a unique opportunity to observe, by living with, a culture in transition. Small piece cut from f/free e/paper else fine copy. Price: $35.00
     
  40. SARGENT WYN My Life With The Headhunters with 8 pages of b/w. photographic illustrations. pub. London: Arthur Barker, 1974 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VIII.246. Sargent's odyssey begins with a 200 mile journey by houseboat up the Mantaja River in Borneo, she reveals every facet of the Dyaks' life, rituals, mythology and religious practices, with a chapter on West Irian and the Baliem Valley. Fine. Price: $30.00
     
  41. SCOTT WILLIAM HENRY On The Cordillera. A Look At The Peoples And Cultures Of The Mountain Province illus. with frontis. map, figures, pub. Manila MCS Enterprises, Inc. 1969. pp.XI.352.; Acknowledgement, foreword, appendix, index. "In this volume the reader will find a number of papers devoted to various aspects of life in the Mountain Province as a whole, along with a detailed survey of the economic, cultural and religious life of the Kalingas of Madukayan, and a series of studies on the agriculture, language and folklore of the Sagada Igorots." Fine copy. Price: $45.00
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  42. SMOLE WILLIAM J. The Yanoama Indians. A Cultural Geography. The Indians of the South American tropical forests. illus. with text plates, maps t/out. pub. U.S.A. University of Texas Press 1976 or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.272. fine copy. Price: $45.00       Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  43. SPENCER P. Nomads In Alliance - Symbiosis and Growth Among the Rendille and Samburu of Kenya illus. with , 3 maps, 12 charts, 10 tables, bibliog., index. pub. London OUP 1973 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.230 Excellent in-depth participation study by social anthropologist on Samburu-Rendille inter-reliance. Very good copy. Price: $40.00
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  44. STARCKE CARL NICOLAI The Primitive Family In Its Origin And Development illus. with tables, one with fold out tribal chart, index; pub. London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, International Scientific Series Vol.LXVI 1896 2nd ed. or. red cloth, gilt spine title, black eps, cr.8vo. pp.316, Fine copy. Price: $50.00
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  45. STEWART KILTON Pygmies And Dream Giants illus. with one b/w. map index pub. London V. Gollancz 1955 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VIII.296 A study of 3 primitive peoples in the wilds of Philippine Mountain jungles. The author studied the Negritos on the island of Luzon in the Philippines and went on to journey and live among the Ifugaos. sl. chipped d/w. else fine. Price: $35.00
     
  46. VOGET FRED W. The Shoshoni Crow Sun Dance. illus. with frontis. & plates diagrams, t/out. pub. U.S.A. Oklahoma Of Uni. Press 1984 The Civilization of the American Indian Series. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XX.348. A history of the Crow and Shoshoni Sun Dance religion, and of the tribes' histories. fine copy. Price: $70.00
     
  47. WENDT HERBERT  It Began In Babel The Birth and Developement of Races and Peoples. illus. with 72 b/w photos & 6 figs. from the Etruscans to Mao Tse Tung, from Knossos to Easter Island, bibliography, index; pub. London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1961 or. red cl. with gilt lettering to spine, 8vo. pp.XII.444. Very good copy.    Price: $35.00
     
  48. WONG K.F.  Pagan Innocence Introduction by The Rt. Hon. Malcolm MacDonald. illustrated with 80 black & white photographic plates, full page with description on opposite page. pub. London Jonathan Cape, 1960 or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.190. A photographic record of the native people of Sarawak. From d/w. ..."She made a perfect picture with her perfect figure… …she wore only a bright sarong wraped around her waist…" Fine.   Price: $150.00

     

 

   
   
 
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