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1 Agassiz, Professor and Mrs. Louis A Journey in Brazil
Boston, MA Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1886 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall 
xix, map, 540 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, grey coated endpapers, t.e.g. (top edge gilt). The book describes the voyage from New York to Rio de Janeiro and its environs. The author describes life in Rio and then continues w/voyage up the coast to Pará and then to Manaos. He describes life in the various places in Brazil. 
Price: 54.83 USD
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2 Atkinson, M. Jourdan When the World Was Young
San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company 1957 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Atkinson, M. Jourdan 
unpaginated, blue cloth covered boards w/black lettering and w/black illustration on the front cover, illusstrated endpapers. Book on cultural anthropology for the young reader presenting primal concepts pyramided in this story of the bamboo cultures underlie all modern cultures. some wear & rubbing to the corners, remnants of tape on bottom of the spine. 
Price: 51.00 USD
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3 Aveni, Anthony F. Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 2000 0292704968 / 9780292704961 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Maps 
xiv, 257 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy black w/red-light yel-wht lettering w/whit illustration and gry-black pictorial on the front panel. The book researches the more than 1,000 animal, human and geometric figures that cover 400 square miles of barren pampa in southern Peru. The makers created lifelike images of monkeys, birds, and spiders with the giant drawings strectching across thousands of yards. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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4 Baldwin, Gordon C. Indians of the Southwest : An American Indians Then & Now Book
New York, NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1970 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
192 pp, rust cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The author tells the story of these first Americans who have retained the essences of their native cultures. The book contains information on the Pueblo Cornplanters, the Desert Dwellers, the Colorado River Farmers, Northern hunters and gatherers, Apache & Navaho raiders, the arts and crafts of the Southwestern Indians. prev owner's address label on FPD. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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5 Baldwin, Gordon C. The Apache Indians : a Story of the Chiricahua and Western Apache
Tucson, AZ Dale Stuart King, Publisher 1965 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo McKusick, C. Randolph 
144 pp, blu-white cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, w/red-white-black-blu color illustrated front panel, map FPD and text about author on rfep. The author, an anthropologist & archaeologist, portrays the ancient tribal life of these famous Indians. He narrates an account of the desperate war these fierce fighters waged in defending their homelands in the last of the U.S. Army-Indian campaigns. It covers two groups - the Chiricahua and the Western Apache, whose leaders became famous: Mangas Coloradas, Cochise, Victorio, Geronimo, etc. Includes a loose brochure for the book. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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6 Baldwin, Gordon C. The Apache Indians : Raiders of the Southwest
New York, NY Four Winds Press 1978 0590073214 / 9780590073219 2nd Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & iIllustrations 
xiv, 221 pp, yellow cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, dj brown w/orange-wht-blu-black border on top & bottom, pictorial front panel. Author, an anthropologist & archaeologist presents a more balanced & true-to-life portrait of the Apaches. Their ancestors were Asiatics who migrated to Northern Alaska around 1,000 B.C. The tribes finally reaches the American Southwest sometime during the fifteenth or sixteenth century. dj slight fading to spine, dj slight rubbing to front & back panels. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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7 Birket-Smith, Kaj and translated by Duffell, ROy Primitive Man and His Ways
Cleveland, OH The World Publishing Company 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good good- 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
247 pp, brown-green-white dj, light green boards w/black title block on the spine, gilt lettering. Patterns of life in some native societies. Author examines the culture & customs of six primitive peoples, evaluating the factors & that have formed & set their characteristics. They are Aborigines of Australia, desert Tuareg, Maori, Lapps, and the North American Indian. dj chipped at top of spine, prev owner wrote on ffep. 
Price: 7.44 USD
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8 Boyer, Ruth McDonald & Gayton, Narcissus Duffy Apache Mothers and Daughters: Four Generations of a Family
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1992 0806124474 / 9780806124476 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Maps 
xx, 393 pp, dark red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy tan dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel and photo of the authors on the rear panel. The book is an illustrated history of four generations of Chiricahua Apache women from 1848 to the present. Over the course of thirty-five years Ruth Boyer collected the remembrances of Narcissus Duffy Gayton, great-great-granddaughter of the Apaceh chief Victorio. The book provides an intimate record of Apache life, told from an Apache perspective, which highlights the key roles women play in tribal life. The story begins with Dilth-cleyhen, Victorio's daughter. 
Price: 23.38 USD
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9 Brooks Jr. Charles Mattoon Texas Missions : Their Romance and Architecture
Dallas, TX Dealey and Lowe 1936 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Map 
154 pp, 20 plates, index, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, brown-dark brown endpaper maps. The author records the story of the founding and building of missions within the present state of Texas. The author included pertinent architectural material which came to him. worn and rubbed on the edges. 
Price: 36.13 USD
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10 Brown, Helen A. and Heltman, Harry J. Let's-Read-Together Poems
Evanston, IL Row, Peterson and Company 1949 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall 
162, olive spine w/red & olive deco boards. Anthology of verse for choral reading in kindergarten and primary grades. corners worn, prev own name/addr ffep. 
Price: 10.84 USD
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11 Budge, E.A. Wallis The Mummy: A History of Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt
New York, NY Bell Publishing Company 1989 0517675803 / 9780517675809 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Illustrated 
xii, 404 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, dj black-brown w/illustrated front & rear panels. The preservation of the human body by embalming or mummification was the primary goal of every ancient egyptian who wished to obtain eternal life. The author presents a history of ancient Egypt and describes the infinite care, techniques, andheavy expense that went into mummifying a body. prev owner used whiteout to cover name on the ffep. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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12 Burns, Thomas S. A History of the Ostrogoths
Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1984 0253328314 / 9780253328311 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Illustrations 
xvii, 299 pp, dark blu boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj violet-black w/wht-orange lettering w/illustrated front panel. The author presents a hsitory of the Ostrogoths from their initial contacts iwth Roman world in the third century through the dissolution of ther kingdom in Italy in 554. The author presents early Ostrogothic tribal, pagan society, and reveals interactions between these barbarians and the Roman Empire. He illuminates how Theodori, king of the Ostrogoths, devoted his reign to crafting a spcial place for his people and dynasty in a Roman-dominated world. dj has two small tears on top edge, dj in mylar protector. 
Price: 8.46 USD
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13 Campbell, John Carden Houses of Gold
San Diego, CA Howell North Publishers, Inc. 1980 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Drawings 
174 pp. The book is about the houses that were built in California as a result of the affluence produced by the gold that was mined. This look at California history covers roughly the years f/1850 to 1900. small tears dj top & some wrinkling along the edges of the dj. 
Price: 19.13 USD
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14 Ceram, C.W. and translated by Winston Richard and Clara, Illustrated by Photos THE MARCH OF ARCHAEOLOGY
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958 
Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 1st American Edition. Sm4to from 9" to 11". xviii, 326 pp, vi, quarterbound w/brown cloth covered boards & blu cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering. 
Price: 7.01 USD
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15 Clark, Grahame The Stone Age Hunters
New York, NY McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1971 0070111464 / 9780070111462 Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Illustrations 
173 pp, wht-blue SC wraps w/black lettering w/color pictorial front panel. The book presents an examination of the development of man and the material necessary for an understanding of early civilzations. some underlining in the first several pages, slight sunning to the wraps. 
Price: 8.46 USD
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16 Compiled and edited by Lopez, David R. and Keith, Kenneth D. Oklahoma Highway Archaeological Survey - Highway Archaeological Reconnaissance Program 1972-1978
Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma Department of Transportation Planning Division 1983 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos, Maps, & Tables 
xxi, 193 pp, [12], orange SC wraps w/red pictorial front cover. This report evaluated the impact of road construction upon all phases of Oklahoma's natural and cultural resources. It provides an inventory, evaluation and recommendation for the preservation of archaeological and historical resources in and along proposed highway alignments. The report has three maps in the front of the report: 1) Highway Maintenance Divisions and Archaeological reconnaissance surveys 1972-1976, 2 )Geomorphic provinces of Oklahoma, 3) Vegetational regions of Oklahoma. The report describes over 300 archaeological sites. Site Index to Oklahoma Highway Archaeological survey 1972 - 1978 included in the rear of the book dated 1983. The original report was issued in 1979. sticker on the upper front corner of the front cover. 
Price: 148.75 USD
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17 Cook, Garrett W., Illustrated by Photos Renewing the Maya World : Expressive Culture in a Highland Town
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 2000 0292712243 / 9780292712249 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
xii, 292 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The author presents the religious sodalities of Momostenango, the traveling saints, cosmogonic tree raisings, secrets & ordeals of Holy Week and the continuity in the Quichean expressive culture tradition. 
Price: 33.58 USD
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18 Cook, Jeffrey, w/foreword by Sinsheimer, Karen Current ANASAZI PLACES The Photographic Vision of William Current
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1992 0292765150 / 9780292765153 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Current, William 
138 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj black-red-wht w/pictorial front. The photographer began documenting Anasazi ruins in the 1960's. The book brings together more than one hundred of these photographs. The Anasazi occupied an area now known as the "Four Corners" until around 1300 A.D. when they vanished. 
Price: 29.54 USD
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19 Cook, Michael A Brief History Of The Human Race
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2003 0393052311 / 9780393052312 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Map & Illustrations 
xxiv, 385 pp, quarterbound w/light brown boards an maroon spine w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj tan-brown-black w/pictorial front & spine. The author explores why human history did not begin until the realtively recent past. Humans have been a presence for at least 50,000 years, but it was not until the ninth or enth millennium B.C. taht history becomes a runaway process in the near east. 
Price: 11.01 USD
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20 Cook, Robert A. Sunwatch : Fort Ancient Development in the Mississippian World
Tuscaloosa, AL University of Alabama Press 2008 0817354581 / 9780817354589 Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Tables & Maps 
xiv, 197 pp, glossy light grey SC wraps w/black & white illustrated front panel w/black lettering. The last perhistoric cultures to inhabit hte Middle Ohio Valley are referred to as Fort Ancient societies. The author focuses on the development of village social structrue recognizing borders areass as contexts of social change. 
Price: 35.28 USD
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