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Mystery on the Desert: A New Revelation of Ancient Peru 1st Edition
Mystery on the Desert: A New Revelation of Ancient Peru 1st Edition
by Maria Reiche
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Lima: Editora Medica Peruana, 1949. 17.5 x 24 cm. 24 [26] pp. First edition. Paperback in printed wrappers. Ilustrated with a map frontis and 26 pages of photographs and drawings in black & white. Wrappers edgeworn. Spine ends chafed. Previous owner's... (read more)

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Das Geschlechtleben der Japaner
Das Geschlechtleben der Japaner
by Friedrich S. Krauss
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Liepzig: Ethnologischer Verlag 1911. 4to. 314pp., 256 black & white plates. Text in German. Blue cloth over boards. Binding lightly rubbed & bumped; hinges weak. Foxing to text. A German anthropological study on Japanese sexuality. Good Only condition... (read more)

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The Tsisab Ravine and Other Brandberg Sites
The Tsisab Ravine and Other Brandberg Sites
by Henri Breuil
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Clairvaux: The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation through Trianon Press, 1959. Folio 29 x 37.5 cm, viii + 53pp + plates. First edition, limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. Original russet cloth, spine stamped in gilt. In an unclipped dust jacket, and housed... (read more)

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Rock Paintings of Southern Rhodesia
Rock Paintings of Southern Rhodesia
by Henri Breuil
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Clairvaux: The Singer-Polignac Foundation through The Trianon Press, 1966. Folio, 29 x 37.5 cm. 1st edition. Bound in green cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt. With numerous plates throughout in black-and-white and color. Boards edgeworn; corners... (read more)

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The Tomb of Ramesses VI: Egyptian Religious Texts and Representations, 2 Volumes
The Tomb of Ramesses VI: Egyptian Religious Texts and Representations, 2 Volumes
by Alexandre Piankoff
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(New York): Pantheon Books, (1954). 2 volumes, 26 x 32 cm. Bollingen Series XL. Volume I is bound in tan cloth with brown cloth backstrips stamped in gilt, and contains several black-and-white fold-out illustrations; volume II consists of loose black-and-... (read more)

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The Monuments and Inscriptions of Tikal: The Carved Monuments: Tikal Report No. 33, Part A
The Monuments and Inscriptions of Tikal: The Carved Monuments: Tikal Report No. 33, Part A
by Christopher Jones and Linton Satterthwaite
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(Philadelphia): The University Museum, 1982 8.5 x 11" Full green cloth stamped in gilt. Text printed in columns. Black & white line drawings & photos. Front board scuffed at fore-edge; boards slightly bowed; light soiling to the lower edge of the text... (read more)

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The Aleutian and Commander Islands and Their Inhabitants 1st Edition
The Aleutian and Commander Islands and Their Inhabitants 1st Edition
by Ales Hrdlicka
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Philadelphia: The Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, 1945. Quarto, 18.5 x 26 cm, 630pp. First edition. Bound in blue cloth stamped in gilt. Binding rubbed and worn at the extremities; lower corners bumped; light soiling and foxing to the text block... (read more)

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Dead Men Do Tell Tales Signed 1st Edition
Dead Men Do Tell Tales Signed 1st Edition
by Byron De Prorok
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New York: Creative Age Press, 1942. Octavo, 15 x 23 cm. xiii 328 pp. First edition. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title, dated 1942. Publisher's full gray-green cloth over boards; front board and spine stamped in blue and red. Top edge... (read more)

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Vindication of Stone-Henge Restored: in which the Orders and Rules of Architecture Observed by the Ancient Romans, are Discussed... 1st Edition
Vindication of Stone-Henge Restored: in which the Orders and Rules of Architecture Observed by the Ancient Romans, are Discussed... 1st Edition
by John Webb
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London: R Davenport for Thos. Bassett 1665. Folio, nicely rebound in modern quarter calf linen over boards. 2 A-3M2. With woodcut headpieces woodblock illustrations in text. Very good condition. Wing W1203; OCLC 3587381 Webb dedicated this book to... (read more)

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Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family
Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family
by Lewis H Morgan
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Washington City The Smithsonian Institution 1871. Paper covered boards and cloth spine very worn at all edges. Front gutter is split and back board is broken. Internally very clean and most of the pages remain uncut. Morgan's work with the Iroquois and... (read more)

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Contributions Toward a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture, 4 Volumes
Contributions Toward a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture, 4 Volumes
by Leo Wiener
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New York & Philadelphia: Neale Publishing & Innes & Sons, 1919-1922. 4 volumes. A mixed set of volumes 1 & 2 published by Neale, volumes 3 & 4 publisherd by Innes. 8vo., full red cloth. Light wear to bindings, corners bumped. Volume 4 with a scratch to... (read more)

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Chauvet Cave: The Discovery of the World's Oldest Paintings
Chauvet Cave: The Discovery of the World's Oldest Paintings
by Jean-Marie Chauvet and Eliette Brunel Deschamps and Christian Hillaire
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(London): Thames & Hudson, (1996). Quarto, 30 x 26 pp. 135 pp. Publisher's brown cloth-covered boards. Front board and spine stamped in gilt. Illustrated throughout with color photography. In a pictorial dustjacket. Dustjacket lightly rubbed and edgeworn... (read more)

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Windmill Hill and Avebury: Excavations by Alexander Keiller 1925-1939
Windmill Hill and Avebury: Excavations by Alexander Keiller 1925-1939
by Alexander Keiller
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965. Quarto, 22.5 x 28.5 cm, 265pp. 1st edition. Original gray cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt; no dust jacket; contains five fold-out maps and numerous black-and-white illustration plates. Boards rubbed and lightly... (read more)

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White Indians of Darien
White Indians of Darien
by Richard Oglesby Marsh
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New York: G P Putnam's Sons, (1934). 8vo., (6), 276pp. Full orange cloth, map endpapers. Complete with frontis & 11 tipped in plates. Cloth rubbed, lightly soiled. Spine darkened. Stamp of former owner on front paste down. Plate at p. 72 detached but... (read more)

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The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, 3 Volumes in 4
The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, 3 Volumes in 4
by Carl W. Blegen and Marion Rawson and Mabel L. Lang and Lord William Taylour and William P. Donovan
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Princeton: Princeton University Press (1967-1973). 3 volumes in 4 books. Quarto 22 x 28 cm. A mixed set: both parts of volume 1 are second printings the other 2 volumes are first printings. Original brown cloth spines stamped in gilt and black. All in... (read more)

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Plurality of the Human Race
Plurality of the Human Race
by Georges Pouchet
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London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1864. Octavo, 14.5 x 23 cm, 158pp. plus 8 pages of ads at rear. Ex-library. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind; top edge gilt. Cloth is lightly rubbed and soiled, with light wear to the edges... (read more)

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Through Nature to Eternity: The Bog Bodies of Northwest Europe
Through Nature to Eternity: The Bog Bodies of Northwest Europe
by Wijnand van der Sanden
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Amsterdam: Batavian Lion International, 1996. Quarto, 22.5 x 28.5 cm, 200pp. Bound in black paper over boards stamped in gilt. Dust jacket rubbed and mildly edgeworn with some scuffing to the rear panel. Near Fine/Very Good. RLW... (read more)

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Arab Dress, A Short History: From the Dawn of Islam to Modern Times
Arab Dress, A Short History: From the Dawn of Islam to Modern Times
by Yedida Kalfon Stillman
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This richly illustrated volume is a historical and ethnographic study of one important aspect of Arab and Islamic material culture - clothing. While in part descriptive, its principal focus is on the evolution and transformations of modes of dress over... (read more)

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Nicolai Scanagati Comitis Inscriptiones
Nicolai Scanagati Comitis Inscriptiones
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Verona no publisher no date. 4to. 14 of 16 engraved plates of inscriptions on stone (175x120mm). Large engraved folding plate of statuary with inscription Providence Piety Justice in latin... (read more)

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Jaime in Taos: the Taos Papers of Jaime de Angulo
Jaime in Taos: the Taos Papers of Jaime de Angulo
by Gui de Angulo
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San Francisco: City Lights Books, (1985) Top edge of dust jacket lightly creased, age-toned. Near Fine Condition in a very good dust jacket. CH/kb... (read more)

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