Category: Archaeology and Anthropology


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A Journey in Brazil

By: Agassiz, Professor and Mrs. Louis

Price: $54.83

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1886

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 036894

Condition: Very Good

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 ParĂ¡ and then to Manaos. He describes life in the various places in Brazil. View more info

When the World Was Young

By: Atkinson, M. Jourdan

Price: $51.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1957

Seller ID: 037955

Condition: Good+

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. View more info

Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru

By: Aveni, Anthony F.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034972

ISBN: 0292704968

Condition: Near Fine

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. View more info

The Apache Indians : Raiders of the Southwest

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Four Winds Press: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 023449

ISBN: 0590073214

Condition: Near Fine

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... View more info

Indians of the Southwest : An American Indians Then & Now Book

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1970

Seller ID: 034843

Condition: Very Good+

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. View more info

The Apache Indians : a Story of the Chiricahua and Western Apache

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Dale Stuart King, Publisher: 1965

Seller ID: 039955

Condition: Very Good+

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 A... View more info

Primitive Man and His Ways

By: Birket-Smith, Kaj and translated by Duffell, ROy

Price: $7.44

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The World Publishing Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009907

Condition: Very Good

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. View more info

Apache Mothers and Daughters: Four Generations of a Family

By: Boyer, Ruth McDonald & Gayton, Narcissus Duffy

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038407

ISBN: 0806124474

Condition: Near Fine

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 Apac... View more info

Texas Missions : Their Romance and Architecture

By: Brooks Jr. Charles Mattoon

Price: $36.13

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Dealey and Lowe: 1936

Seller ID: 035801

Condition: Good+

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. View more info

Let's-Read-Together Poems

By: Brown, Helen A. and Heltman, Harry J.

Price: $10.84

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Row, Peterson and Company: 1949

Seller ID: 004570

Condition: Good

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. View more info

The Mummy: A History of Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt

By: Budge, E.A. Wallis

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Bell Publishing Company: 1989

Seller ID: 037006

ISBN: 0517675803

Condition: Very Good+

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. View more info

A History of the Ostrogoths

By: Burns, Thomas S.

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037020

ISBN: 0253328314

Condition: Very Good

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 t... View more info

Houses of Gold

By: Campbell, John Carden

Price: $19.13

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Howell North Publishers, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006042

Condition: Very Good

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. View more info


By: Ceram, C.W. and translated by Winston Richard and Clara, Illustrated by Photos

Price: $7.01

Publisher: New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958:

Seller ID: 030034

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. View more info

The Stone Age Hunters

By: Clark, Grahame

Price: $8.46

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1971

Seller ID: 038091

ISBN: 0070111464

Condition: Good+

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. View more info

Black Sand Prehistory in Horthern Arizona

By: Colton, Harold S.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051764

Condition: Very Good+

viii, 132 pgs, 8vo, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine & front cover, dj black w/white-red lettering front & spine, w/white rear panel w/black lettering, white endpages with w/red map illustrations. This book develops and understandng of the work of archaeological expediiont and of the indiviual archaeologist who have made possible the reconstuction of Arizon perhistory. View more info

Oklahoma Highway Archaeological Survey - Highway Archaeological Reconnaissance Program 1972-1978

By: Compiled and edited by Lopez, David R. and Keith, Kenneth D.

Price: $148.75

Publisher: Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma Department of Transportation Planning Division: 1983

Seller ID: 049998

Condition: Very Good

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 survey... View more info

Renewing the Maya World : Expressive Culture in a Highland Town

By: Cook, Garrett W., Illustrated by Photos

Price: $33.58

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028628

ISBN: 0292712243

Condition: Near Fine

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. View more info

ANASAZI PLACES The Photographic Vision of William Current

By: Cook, Jeffrey, w/foreword by Sinsheimer, Karen Current

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007458

ISBN: 0292765150

Condition: Near Fine

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. View more info

A Brief History Of The Human Race

By: Cook, Michael

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2003

Seller ID: 037500

ISBN: 0393052311

Condition: Near Fine

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. View more info