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1 Areco, Victor Das Liebesleben der Zigeuner
Leipzig Leipziger Verlag G.m.b.H. 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 8vo 
xv, 367 pp. pages; Publisher's pattern printed paper-covered boards backed with brown cloth lettered in gilt. OCLC: 248446076 A sound copy internally, the spine is clean and presents a nice appearance on the shelf, but there is rubbing and wear to the edges of the boards. An interesting anthropological study of the gypsy, published as part of the series: "Das Liebesleben aller Zeiten und Voelker" (Band III). Published without a date specified in the years just before the first World War. [Booksellers who date this 1905 have merely pulled that date from the stern inscription which appears on the first leaf after the title page, from the Statistisches Landesbureau fuer Ungarn. Victor Areco claims in his preface that his study resulted from extensive fieldwork, vast personal experience and wide reading by the author in all the available gypsy literature. He writes of the sex lives, habits, practices and appearance of the Romani. Areco is almost rhapsodic in describing the magical allure of gypsy women (but he does state that there is a certain age at which these powers diminish starkly. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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2 Bandelier, A.F. Papers of the Archeological Institute of America American Series III: Final Report of Investigations Among the Indians of the Southwestern United States, Carried on Mainly in the Years From 1880 to 1885 (Pt.1)
Cambridge [Massachusetts] John Wilson and Son 1890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
vi, [2] & 323 pages; Ex-Library of Congress Copy with "Surplus-Duplicate" stamp on the front free endpaper, bound for them in slate-grey stiff boards with maroon buckram spine, patterned endpapers. Marks consist of two small paper labels mounted to the spine, small perforated "LC" stamps at foot of title page (and bottom margin of pp. 99-100), pencilled class and shelfmarks on verso of title page. Part 1 only (Part 2 was published in 1892). With six full-page b/w illustrations in half-tones and a double-page map of N.E. Sonora and N.W. Chihuahua, by H. Hartman, at end. A clean copy, sewing sound. Ethnographic condition of the Southwest [of America] in the Sixteenth Century; and Present Condition of the Indian Tribes. The author, Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier (1840 –1914) was a pioneering American archaeologist after whom Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico was named. The pair of volumes Bandelier published with the Papers of the Archeological Institue of America, of which this is the first, were the culmination of his studies in Sonora (Mexico), Arizona and New Mexico. After 1892, Bandelier moved his ethnological and archaeological field of study to Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru. 
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ACROSS THE GOLDEN HEIGHTS OF ASSAM AND NEFA [North East Frontier Agency], Baveja, J. D.
3 Baveja, J. D. ACROSS THE GOLDEN HEIGHTS OF ASSAM AND NEFA [North East Frontier Agency]
Calcutta Modern Book Depot 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
147, v pages; Foreword by Verrier Elwin, D.Sc. (Oxon). Illustrated with photographs, large folding map of Assam and Nefa tipped in at rear. Contents clean and tight in original cream coloured boards in edgeworn dustjacket with chipping and staining (now in protective mylar cover); rear board has superfical stain. This work is an account of the author's travels to the tribal areas of Assam, NEFA, and the Naga Hills Tuensang area describing the cultural and social life of the people with a particular interest in the music and song of the region. The last two chapters "Tribal Faith" and "Tribal Dances" bring out the unity of the tribal outlook in the fields of religion ad artistic expression. 
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4 Bernus, Suzanne PARTICULARISMES ETHNIQUES EN MILIEU URBAIN : L'EXEMPLE DE NIAMEY
Paris Universite De Paris 1969 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 8vo 
Institut D'Ethnologie - Musee de L'Homme. Urban Ethnic relations in the Nigerian city of Niamey. Memoirs de L'Institut D'Ethnologie - 1 Text in French. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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5 Burlingame, Roger Social Science and the Future of Democracy Report of a Colloquium held at the Harvard Club of New York City on March 23, 1939
New York Harvard Alumni Bulletin 1939 Pamphlet Very Good- 8vo 
Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers, which are edgeworn and dust soiled. Burlingame's report is well written and entertaining. He skillfully summarizes the contributions of each of the participants in the colloquium and knits them together with the intercourse that endued. Participants included Dean Landis, Professor Brinton, Professor Friedrich, Professor Slichter, Dean Williams, etc. The author William Roger Burlingame (1889-1967) graduated from Harvard University in 1913. After serving with the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I, he returned to America worked for the publisher Charles Scribner's Sons. In 1926 he began a career as a free-lance writer augmented by teaching at Barnard and M.I.T. Burlingame was a prolific writer, particularly on the historical impact of industry and technology on American society. Reprinted from the Harvard Alumni Bulletin of May 26 and June 2, 1939. 
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Dating the Tiwanaku State  in CHUNGARA  Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 36, No. 1 (2004), Cologero M. Santoro Vargas
6 Cologero M. Santoro Vargas Dating the Tiwanaku State in CHUNGARA Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 36, No. 1 (2004)
Arica, Chile Universidad de Tarapaca 2004 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Former owner's stamp on titlpage, otherwise clean and tight in original glossy decorative wrappers. Published in 2004. Articles include: Homenaje a Don Luis Alvarez Miranda; Dating the Tiwanaku State by Szymon Augustyniak; Arte Rupestre del Rio Grande, Cuenca del Rio Limari, Norte Chico, Chile; La Revista de Codpa (Altos de Arica) de 1772-73; Recursos Hidricos Altoandinos, Estrategias de Desarrollo Economico y Proyectos de Riego: Tarapaca, 1880-1930; El Mundo Andino, Poblacion, Medio Ambiente y Economia de John V. Murra; etc. 
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La Revista de Codpa (Altos de Arica) de 1772-73 in CHUNGARA  Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 36, No. 1 (2004), Cologero M. Santoro Vargas
7 Cologero M. Santoro Vargas La Revista de Codpa (Altos de Arica) de 1772-73 in CHUNGARA Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 36, No. 1 (2004)
Arica, Chile Universidad de Tarapaca 2004 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Published in 2004. Former owner's stamp on titlpage, otherwise clean and tight in original glossy decorative wrappers. Upper rear corner creased of last few leaves. Articles include: Homenaje a Don Luis Alvarez Miranda; Dating the Tiwanaku State by Szymon Augustyniak; Arte Rupestre del Rio Grande, Cuenca del Rio Limari, Norte Chico, Chile; La Revista de Codpa (Altos de Arica) de 1772-73; Recursos Hidricos Altoandinos, Estrategias de Desarrollo Economico y Proyectos de Riego: Tarapaca, 1880-1930; El Mundo Andino, Poblacion, Medio Ambiente y Economia de John V. Murra; etc. 
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Santuarios de Altura en la Region de la Laguna Brava in CHUNGARA  Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 35, No. 2 (2003), Cologero M. Santoro Vargas
8 Cologero M. Santoro Vargas Santuarios de Altura en la Region de la Laguna Brava in CHUNGARA Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 35, No. 2 (2003)
Arica, Chile Universidad de Tarapaca 2003 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Clean and tight in original glossy decorative wrappers. Published in 2003. Articles include: Bienes Fuerarios del Cementario Chinchorro Morro 1: Descripcion, Analisis e Interpretacion by Vivien Standen; Proposicion de Estilos para el Arte Rupestre de Valle de Putaendo by Andres Troncoso; Santuarios de Altura en la Region de la Laguna Brava by Maria Constanza Ceruti; testimonios en Triangulo: Personajes de la Nueva Coronica de Guaman Poma y del Manuscrito Quechua de Huarochiri en el Pleito sobre el Cacicazgo Principal de Mama (1588-1590); etc. 
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Variaciones Culturales en el Valle de Lima durante la Ocupacion Incaica in CHUNGARA  Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 36, No. 2 (2004), Cologero M. Santoro Vargas
9 Cologero M. Santoro Vargas Variaciones Culturales en el Valle de Lima durante la Ocupacion Incaica in CHUNGARA Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 36, No. 2 (2004)
Arica, Chile Universidad de Tarapaca 2004 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Clean and tight in original glossy decorative wrappers. Articles include: Quebrada Tacahuay: Un Sitio Maritimo del Pleistoceno Tardio en la Costa Sur del Peru; Ocupaciones Humanas del Holoceno Tardio en Los Vilos (IV Region, Chile); Variaciones Culturales en el Valle de Lima durante la Ocupacion Incaica; El Ushnu Inka y la Organizacion del Espacio en los Principales Tampus de los Wamani de la Sierra Central del Chinchaysuyu; El Inka y el Poder como Problemas de la Arqueologia del Norte Grande de Chile; El Tawantinsuyu en Aconcagua (Chile Central); Reconfiguracion de un Esp[acio Sagrado: Los Inkas y la Piramide Pumapunku en Tiwanaku, Boliva; etc. 
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10 D'Harnoncourt, Rene The Museum of Primitive Art SELECTED WORKS FOUR Art of Ancient Peru, Selected Work from the Collection
New York Museum of Primitive Art 1958 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 11" - 13" tall 
32 pages; Clean and secure in original decorative wrappers. Illustrated with 31 b&w photographs of pieces from the exhibition, including sculpture, scepters, a funerary mask and textiles. OCLC: 929446498 
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San Lorenzo: Testimonio de una Comunidad de Agricultores y Pescadores Postiwanaku en el Valle de Azapa in CHUNGARA ARICA -  The Universidad de Tarapaca, Instituto de Antropologia, Diciembre, 1985, No. 15, Dauelsberg, Paul ; et al.
11 Dauelsberg, Paul ; et al. San Lorenzo: Testimonio de una Comunidad de Agricultores y Pescadores Postiwanaku en el Valle de Azapa in CHUNGARA ARICA - The Universidad de Tarapaca, Instituto de Antropologia, Diciembre, 1985, No. 15
Arica, Chile Universidad de Tarapaca 1985 Paperback Very Good+ 8vo 
CHUNGARA ARICA Diciembre, 1985, No. 15; 229 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Articles include: San Lorenzo: Testimonio de una Comunidad de Agricultores y Pescadores Postiwanaku en el Valle de Azapa by Ivan Munoz Ovalle and Guillermo Focacci; La Formacion del Actual Pueblo de Toconce (siglo xix); etc. All text in Spanish. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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Notes on the FOLKLORE OF THE FJORT (French Congo), Dennett, R. E
12 Dennett, R. E Notes on the FOLKLORE OF THE FJORT (French Congo)
London The Folk-Lore Society 1898 First Edition Hardcover Fine 8vo 
An anthology of folktales of the French Congo. Introduction by Mary H. Kingsley. Illustrated. Original publisher's brown cloth decoratively stamped in black and gilt. Nice old bookplate of J. A. Fuller Maitland. A lovely bright, clean, tight book. It contains more than 30 traditional stories from French Congo which were collected by the Folklore Society of London.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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13 Deverdun, Alfred Louis ; [SIGNED] THE TRUE MEXICO, MEXICO - TENOCHTITLAN
Menasha George Banta 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 8vo Signed by Author
Autograph; 303 pages; SIGNED by the AUTHOR on halftitle, otherwise clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with pictorial onlay at front cover and gilt lettering at spine. Dustjacket soiled and chipped at edges (now in mylar cover). Tenochtitlan was a Nahua city-state located on an island in Lake Texcoco, in the Valley of Mexico. Founded in 1325, it became the capital of the expanding Mexica Empire in the 15th century, until captured by the Spanish in 1521. At its peak, it was the largest city in the Pre-Columbian Americas. When paired with Mexico the name is a reference to Mexica, the people of the surrounding Aztec heartland. OCLC: 310363332; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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TOTEMISM, Frazer, Sir James George
14 Frazer, Sir James George TOTEMISM
Edinburgh Adam & Charles Black 1887 Hardcover Very Good Small 8vo 
Former owner's name on endpaper, wear at head and tail of spine; otherwise clean and secure in original binding of red cloth with gilt lettering at front cover and entirely flaked from spine. Cloth worn at spine ends. Totem defined, clan totems, religious totems, sex totems, individual totems, phratic and subphratic totems, subtotems, etc. The scarce first published work of Sir James George Frazer (1854-1941). ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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GUIA PRATICO, HISTORICO, E SENTIMENTAL DA CIDADE DO RECIFE, Freyre, Gilberto
15 Freyre, Gilberto GUIA PRATICO, HISTORICO, E SENTIMENTAL DA CIDADE DO RECIFE
Rio de Janeiro Jose Olympio 1968 Fourth Edition Paperback Very Good 
183 pages; Contents clean and tight in original wrappers; wrappers worn at spine ends and corners. B&W illustrations and folding map. Text in Portuguese. Recife is the largest city in the Northeast region of Brazil. Recife is located where the Beberibe River meets the Capibaribe River to flow into the Atlantic Ocean. It is a major port on the Atlantic Ocean. Its name is an allusion to the stone reefs that are present by the city's shores. The many rivers, small islands and over 50 bridges found in Recife city center characterize its geography and gives it the moniker of the "Brazilian Venice." Gilberto Freyre (1900 – 1987) was a Brazilian sociologist, anthropologist, historian, writer, painter, journalist and congressman, born in Recife, Northeast Brazil. He is one of the great Brazilian cultural interpreters of the 20th century, best-known for his sociological treatise Casa-Grande & Senzala (published in English as The Masters and the Slaves), a classic of modern cultural anthropology and social history. 
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Nordeste   Aspectos da Influencia da Cana sobre a Vida e a Paisagem do Nordeste do Brasil, Freyre, Gilberto
16 Freyre, Gilberto Nordeste Aspectos da Influencia da Cana sobre a Vida e a Paisagem do Nordeste do Brasil
Rio de Janeiro Livraria Jose Olympio 1951 Second Revised Edition Softcover Very Good- Folio Signed by Author
297 pages; 2a edicao, revista e aumentada. Illustracoes de Lula Cardoso Ayres e M. Bandeira. Special limited edition, signed by the author -- copy #24 of 200. Publisher's printed wrappers, fold-over flaps in the French style. Front cover lettered in black and blue-green, spine lettered in black. A clean tight copy, but the spine is toned, and has a short closed tear at the bottom end, and a pull (which has caused a chip missing) at the top. The slipcase is somewhat rubbed and worn at the joints, but is intact and has protected the fragile wrappers nicely. A significant book on his native region of Brazil's northeast, written by Gilberto Freyre [1900-1987] -- sociologist, anthropologist, historian, writer, painter, journalist and politician. Freyre is considered to be the originator of luso-tropicalism -- prompted by the unique mixed racial background of Brazil, and unusual features of Portugal as a colonial power. At its best, luso-tropicalism holds that miscegenation had been a positive force in Brazil. The interpretation concerning Portugal is controversial. Freyre wrote that Portugal's warmer climate, its geographical proximity to Africa, and its long history of having been itself occupied by Romans, Visigoths, Moors, and others -- led to the Portuguese tendency to be more humane, friendly, and adaptable to other climates and cultures. Brazil's Nordeste constitutes a rich subject for a sociologist, with its unique constructions in the old centers of Salvador, Oiunda, and the author's native Recife. The region is a notable hotbed of dance (frevo and maracatu), music (axé and forró) and has evolved a unique cuisine. Nordeste became ground-zero of colonialism, when roughly 1,500 Portuguese arrived on April 22, 1500, under the command of Pedro Álvares Cabral at Porto Seguro. Conflicts soon arose because the settlers had displaced the native inhabitants and then tried to enslave them as labor in the lucrative cane fields. The Portuguese colonials then began importing black African slaves to use as manual labor. To this day culture in Northeast Brazil remains fully permeated by this African influence. The city of Salvador, as Brazil’s main sea port, Brazil's center of the African slave trade, a center of the sugar industry, and the seat of the first Catholic bishop of Brazil (in 1552) -- was also the first general seat of government in Brazil. As in many parts of the Americas where African slavery had been imposed, natural resistance developed, but this resistance in Nordeste took an unusual turn which must have been of great interest to a master sociologist; resistance to slavery here led to the formation of "quilombos," or settlements of runaway and free-born African slaves. The Quilombo dos Palmares, the largest and most well-known of these settlements, was founded around 1600 in the Serra da Barriga hills. The unique melting pot of races is Gilberto Freyre's great subject. To quote from his masterwork ['Casa-Grande & Senzala' (usually translated as "The Masters and the Slaves"] -- “Every Brazilian, even the light skinned fair haired one carries about him on his soul, when not on soul and body alike, the shadow or at least the birthmark of the aborigine or the negro, in our affections, our excessive mimicry, our Catholicism which so delights the senses, our music, our gait, our speech, our cradle songs, in everything that is a sincere expression of our lives, we almost all of us bear the mark of that influence.” Freyre's 'Nordeste' was first published in an octavo edition in 1937. This elegant edition has the introduction to that edition as well as a new introduction dated 1950. There had been a reprinting of the 1937 original in 1943, and an influential translation into Spanish was published in that same year. This 1951 signed edition has the series designation: Colecao Documentos brasileiros, 4." See OCLC Number: 2279815 (10 locations in U.S. institutions, and 3 overseas). There are 8 full-page b/w woodcuts, 2 full-page tipped-in plates, and a large b/w birds-eye view of a typical layout of a classical Nordeste sugarcane plantation, signed in the plate by Bandeira, Recife, 1951 -- (approx. 18 1/2" x 23 1/2"). This handsome view is neatly folded and tipped to the gutter edge of the colophon leaf at the rear. ; Signed by Author 
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OLINDA -  Guia Pratico, Historico e Sentimental de Cidade Brasileira, Freyre, Gilberto
17 Freyre, Gilberto OLINDA - Guia Pratico, Historico e Sentimental de Cidade Brasileira
Rio de Janeiro Jose Olympio 1968 Fourth Edition Paperback Very Good 
158 pages; Contents clean and tight in original wrappers; wrappers worn at spine ends. B&W illustrations and folding map. Text in Portuguese. Gilberto Freyre (1900 – 1987) was a Brazilian sociologist, anthropologist, historian, writer, painter, journalist and congressman, born in Recife, Northeast Brazil. He is one of the great Brazilian cultural interpreters of the 20th century, best-known for his sociological treatise Casa-Grande & Senzala (published in English as The Masters and the Slaves), a classic of modern cultural anthropology and social history. Olinda is a historic city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, located on the country's northeastern Atlantic Ocean coast, just north of Recife and south of Paulista. Olinda features a number of major touristic attractions, including a historic downtown area and the Carnival of Olinda, a popular street party, similar to traditional Portuguese carnivals, with the addition of African influenced dances. 
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LA CULTURE MATERIELLE DE LA BOUCLE DU NIGER, Gallay, Alain ; & et al.
18 Gallay, Alain ; & et al. LA CULTURE MATERIELLE DE LA BOUCLE DU NIGER
Geneve Musee d'Ethnographie 2003 Paperback Very Good+ 8vo 
Bulletin du Centre Genevois d'Anthropologie, No. 6; 153 pages; Clean and tight in original glossy pictorial stiff wrappers. Blind stamp of previous owner on titlepage, otherwise clean and tight. OCLC: 66395291; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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19 Goldwater, Robert The Museum of Primitive Art SELECTED WORKS 2 Selected Work from the Collection
New York Museum of Primitive Art 1957 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 11" - 13" tall 
32 pages; Contents clean and secure in original decorative wrappers. Illustrated with 34 b&w photographs of pieces from the exhibition, including sculpture, canoe prow, bird mask, etc. OCLC: 874314278 
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20 Hagemann, Gustav Lappen Zeichnen ihr Leben
Berlin Ferdinand Muller 1938 Pictorial Wrappers Very Good 4to 
20 pages; Clean and secure in original stiff printed wrappers. OCLC: 186976768 Introduction and descriptive text accompanies twenty illustrations reproducing works by Gustav Hagemann. Gustav Hagemann was an important twentieth century German painter, sculptor and printmaker. From 1926 to 1939, Hagemann annually visited the northern lands of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Lapland. Lapland provided the inspiration for Hagemann's art and his paintings, engravings and woodcuts provide a valuable artistic and historical record of the Lapp world. Hagemann's early Lapland engravings and etchings were printed by Otto Felsing in Berlin, one of Germany's master printers of the era. The design elements within these drypoint engravings influenced the German Expressionists. 
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