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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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Gerasa: City of the Decapolis
Gerasa: City of the Decapolis
by Carl H. Kraeling
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New Haven: American Schools of Oriental Research, 1938. Quarto, 20 x 26 cm, 616pp. plus sections of plates and folding plans at rear. Bound in blue cloth stamped in gilt. Binding rubbed and edgeworn; name and date in ink on the front paste-down; pages... (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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Cave Hunting: Researches on the Evidence of Caves Respecting the Early Inhabitants of Europe 1st Edition
Cave Hunting: Researches on the Evidence of Caves Respecting the Early Inhabitants of Europe 1st Edition
by W. Boyd Dawkins
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London: Macmillan & Co., 1874 First edition. 8vo., xix, 455pp. Full decorated publisher's cloth, ruled in gilt & black. Top edge gilt. Complete with color frontis. Illustrated throughout. Binding worn, soiled & frayed, with loss at head & tail of spine... (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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The Athenian Acropolis: History, Mythology, and Archaelolgy from the Neolithic Era to the Present
The Athenian Acropolis: History, Mythology, and Archaelolgy from the Neolithic Era to the Present
by Jeffrey M. Hurwit
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The Athenian Acropolis is a comprehensive study of the art, archaeology, myths, cults, and function of one of the most illustrious sites in the West. Throughout, the author describes the role of the Acropolis in everyday life, always placing it within... (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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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 Eastern Timbira
The Eastern Timbira
by Curt Nimuendaju
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Berkeley: University of California Press, (1946). 18 x 26.5 cm, 357pp. Bound in light blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Includes a folding map and a section of black-and-white plates at rear. Binding lightly edgeworn; boards bowed; light dampstaining to... (read more)

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Anthropological Analysis of Food-Getting Technology
Anthropological Analysis of Food-Getting Technology
by Wendell H. Oswalt
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1976). Octavo, 15 x 22.5 cm. xvi 310pp. First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Publisher's textured cloth over boards; boards and stamped in gilt. Portrait frontispiece in black & white. Boards edgeworn... (read more)

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The Australopithecine Face
The Australopithecine Face
by Yoel Rak
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New York: Academic Press, 1983. 19.5 x 24 cm, 169pp. First edition. Bound in brown cloth stamped in gilt. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. Spine slightly cocked; light soiling to the rear free endpaper. Dust jacket edgeworn; rear flap creased... (read more)

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The Fossils of China
The Fossils of China
by Zhang He
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[No Place]: Science Press, [2001] Large 8vo. Brown cloth over boards, pictorial dust jacket. Text in Chinese & English. Illustrated throughout with color photographs. Extremities lightly worn, light soiling to prelims. Very Good Condition in a very good... (read more)

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Written On Stone: The History of Mankind
Written On Stone: The History of Mankind
by Alessandro Talamonti
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Caracas: Editorial Sanyomet, 1996 Trade paperback, 330pp. Illustrated with black & white, color photos & reproductions. Binding rubbed at extremities, small chips to head & tail of spine, front panel. Stains to prelims. Smoke odor to text. Good Condition... (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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Progressive Grammar of the Malayam Language
Progressive Grammar of the Malayam Language
by L J Frohnmeyer
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New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 2004. 14 x 22 cm, 306pp. Second edition, revised. Bound in red faux-leather stamped in gilt and blind. Light wear and soiling to the binding. Very Good condition. JW... (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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