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TEN THOUSAND MILES IN A YACHT Round the West Indies and Up the Amazon

By: Arthur, Richard

Price: $299.94

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42039


253 pages; Contents clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover and an onlay photograph of a ship's bow at sea. Illustrated with vignette photographs throughout. The American steam yacht Virginia set off on this voyage from the New York Yacht Club with the following travelers on board: Commodore Elias Cornelius Benedict, W. M. Ivins, E. M. Backus, C. Keep, L. Huntington, J. Howard Ford, Russell Colt, Charles Hastings, ... View more info

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ACROSS THE GOLDEN HEIGHTS OF ASSAM AND NEFA [North East Frontier Agency]

By: Baveja, J. D.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Calcutta, Modern Book Depot: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40349


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... View more info

PARTICULARISMES ETHNIQUES EN MILIEU URBAIN : L'EXEMPLE DE NIAMEY

By: Bernus, Suzanne

Price: $9.48

Publisher: Paris, Universite De Paris: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41058


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. View more info

Social Science and the Future of Democracy Report of a Colloquium held at the Harvard Club of New York City on March 23, 1939

By: Burlingame, Roger

Price: $8.94

Publisher: New York, Harvard Alumni Bulletin: 1939

Seller ID: 38769


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 H... View more info

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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)

By: Cologero M. Santoro Vargas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Arica, Chile, Universidad de Tarapaca: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38942


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 Huaro... View more info

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Dating the Tiwanaku State in CHUNGARA Revista De Antropologia Chilena - Volume 36, No. 1 (2004)

By: Cologero M. Santoro Vargas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Arica, Chile, Universidad de Tarapaca: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38943


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, Po... View more info

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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)

By: Cologero M. Santoro Vargas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Arica, Chile, Universidad de Tarapaca: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38944


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 Arque... View more info

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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)

By: Cologero M. Santoro Vargas

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Arica, Chile, Universidad de Tarapaca: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38945


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... View more info

The Museum of Primitive Art SELECTED WORKS FOUR Art of Ancient Peru, Selected Work from the Collection

By: D'Harnoncourt, Rene

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Museum of Primitive Art: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41968


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 View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Dauelsberg, Paul ; et al.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Arica, Chile, Universidad de Tarapaca: 1985

Seller ID: 38415


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... View more info

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Notes on the FOLKLORE OF THE FJORT (French Congo)

By: Dennett, R. E

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, The Folk-Lore Society: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38852


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 his... View more info

THE TRUE MEXICO, MEXICO - TENOCHTITLAN

By: Deverdun, Alfred Louis ; [SIGNED]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Menasha, George Banta: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41192


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 i... View more info

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TOTEMISM

By: Frazer, Sir James George

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black: 1887

Seller ID: 39074


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... View more info

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GUIA PRATICO, HISTORICO, E SENTIMENTAL DA CIDADE DO RECIFE

By: Freyre, Gilberto

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Jose Olympio: 1968

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 40160


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 ... View more info

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OLINDA - Guia Pratico, Historico e Sentimental de Cidade Brasileira

By: Freyre, Gilberto

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Jose Olympio: 1968

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 40161


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 T... View more info

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Nordeste Aspectos da Influencia da Cana sobre a Vida e a Paisagem do Nordeste do Brasil

By: Freyre, Gilberto

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Livraria Jose Olympio: 1951

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40165


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... View more info

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LA CULTURE MATERIELLE DE LA BOUCLE DU NIGER

By: Gallay, Alain ; & et al.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Geneve, Musee d'Ethnographie: 2003

Seller ID: 40494


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. View more info

The Museum of Primitive Art SELECTED WORKS 2 Selected Work from the Collection

By: Goldwater, Robert

Price: $12.94

Publisher: New York, Museum of Primitive Art: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41969


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 View more info

Lappen Zeichnen ihr Leben

By: Hagemann, Gustav

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Berlin, Ferdinand Muller: 1938

Seller ID: 41967


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 an... View more info

Der Sudostasiatische Archipel Volker und Kulturen

By: Hanns, Franz ; et al.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Wien, Museum für Völkerkunde: 1985

Seller ID: 41272


107 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated throughout. OCLC: 13900346; 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. View more info