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The Hako

By: Alice C. Fletcher

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University Of Nebraska Press: 1996

Seller ID: 1815


8vo, 372 pp, wrappers, vg, edges of wrappers are very slightly creased. Song , Pipe and Unity in a Pawnee Calumet Ceremony, introduction by Helen Myers, the book deals with the Hako ceremony - A prayer for children. View more info

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Lost Gods

By: Allegro, John Marco

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 38665

ISBN: 071811633X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dustjacket slightly age toned, print still bright, slight wear to top and bottom edge of spine, unclipped. Boards are sharp, gilt lettering on spine. Small pen mark on front free endpaper. Pages otherwise clean, binding tight. ; 8.6 X 5.4 X 1.1 inches; 192 pages View more info

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Spirit Mediumship and Society in Africa

By: Beattie, John et al

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32689

ISBN: 071006036x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Plain brown d/jkt, unclipped; a trifle marked. Red boards, clean and bright; foredges lightly spotted, pp clear. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 310 pages View more info

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Masks of the World

By: Bihalji-Merin, Oto

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1972

Seller ID: 37970

ISBN: 0500010757

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


This is a heavy item and will require extra shipping for international orders. ; D/jkt covered in archival film, some small nicks at top of spine. Brown boards, cloth, unmarked. Text clean, b&w and colour plates, no ownership markings, binding tight. Laid in are pages from a magazine, containing an article about Ophelia of the Seine. ; 28 x 22 x 3 cm; 231 pages View more info

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A Cultural History of Gesture From Antiquity to the Present Day

By: Bremmer, Jan & Herman Roodenburg

Price: £24.50

Publisher: Polity Press: 1993

Seller ID: 38249

ISBN: 074561101X

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, unmarked. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 8.4 X 5.9 X 0.7 inches; 220 pages View more info

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New Heaven, New Earth

By: BURRIDGE

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Wiley–Blackwell: 1972

Seller ID: 33927

ISBN: 0631119507

Condition: Good+


Stiff card wrappers, sunned and creased spine and peeling laminate on spine and around edge, foxing to foreedges. Pages slightly age-toned, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Pavilion; 22 x 14 x 1 cm; 198 pages View more info

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The Mythic Image

By: Campbell, Joseph

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 36128

ISBN: 0691018391

Condition: Very Good-


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges.; Stiff card wrappers, creased at top corner. Some ink marginal notes, b&w plates, internally clean, binding tight. ; Bollingen Series (General; 10.1 X 7.8 X 1.5 inches; 576 pages View more info

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The Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

By: Cohn, Norman

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 38629

ISBN: 0195004566

Condition: Very Good+


Illustrated olive green wrappers, in plastic wallet. Spine uncreased. ; Galaxy Books; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"); 412 pages View more info

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Darwin Facial Expression: A Century of Research in Review

By: Ekman, Paul (ed)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Academic Press Inc: 1973

Seller ID: 32494

ISBN: 0122367502

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Illustrated blk d/jkt, unclipped; very intact, but a little marked and worn. Blk boards, bright. B/w illustrations. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9"); 273 pages View more info

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Social Structure Essays Presented to A. R. Radcliffe-Brown.

By: Fortes, Meyer (Ed. )

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press: 1949

Seller ID: 36507

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Dark blue cloth in printed dust wrapper, dj chipped & edgeworn, boards clean, ink owner's name to front pastedown & spotting to endpaper, relevant ink notations to one page, frontis portrait. ; 8vo; 232 pages View more info

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On the Banks of the Baram

By: Galvin, A. D

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Singapore, Privately Printed: 1972

Seller ID: 35691

Condition: Good+


Stiff card wrappers age toned and slightly marked, adhesive tape stuck on top of spine, pages a bit age toned but unmarked, some of corners lightly creased. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings by the author. Folk tales of the Kenyah of Sarawak. ; 8.3 X 5.4 X 0.6 inches; 204 pages View more info

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The Interpretation of Cultures

By: Geertz, Clifford

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Fontana Press: 2010

Seller ID: 36448

ISBN: 0006862608

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, creased spine, age-toned pages, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 7.9 X 5.2 X 1.3 inches; 356 pages View more info

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Boucle du Niger : Approches Multidisciplinaires. Volumes 1 and 2

By: Kawada, Junzo, editor

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Institut de Recherches sur les Langues et Cultures d'Asie et d'Afrique: 1988

Seller ID: 36334

Condition: Very Good


In two volumes, printed stiff card wrappers, published 1988 & 1990, 356; 420 pp., ink name to covers and minor mark to front cover, internally clean, numerous essays, illustrations and maps, text in French. ; 356 pages View more info

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The Religions of the Oppressed A Study of Modern Messianic Cults

By: Lanternari, Vittorio

Price: £15.00

Publisher: MacGibbon & Kee: 1963

Seller ID: 37878

ISBN: 1299888852

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt covered in plastic, good condition. Dark brown cloth boards, corners sharp. A couple of newspaper cuttings laid in. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 21.5 x 14.6 x 3.5 cm; 343 pages View more info

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The Essential Edmund Leach - Volume I, Anthropology and Society

By: Leach, Edmund (Stephen Hugh-Jones and James Laidlaw, eds)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 13519

ISBN: 0300081243

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Pale red d/jkt, unclipped; very light wear. Blk boards, clean and bright. ; 8vo (6" x 9 1/2"); 406 pages View more info

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Scope of Anthropology

By: Levi-Strauss, Claude

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1967

Seller ID: 36486

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Stiff card wrappers with d/jkt. D/jkt has sunned spine, pages clean, binding tight, notes in pencil on last page. ; 1967-10-26; 18 x 11 cm; 53 pages View more info

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Symbols and Sentiments

By: Lewis, I. M.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Academic Press Inc: 1977

Seller ID: 36126

ISBN: 0124466508

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


D/jkt has small tears at top and bottom of spine, age-toned around edges. Burgundy boards, corners bumped. Internally clean, marginal notes in ink in chapters 4 and 8. Binding tight. ; 9.3 X 6.0 X 0.9 inches; 310 pages View more info

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A Brief History of Whistling

By: Lucas, John & Allan Chatburn

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Five Leaves Publications: 2013

Seller ID: 38258

ISBN: 1907869883

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt in archival film, unclipped. Black boards, slightly marked. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 8.6 X 5.7 X 0.8 inches; 196 pages View more info

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The Sexual Life of Savages in Northwestern Melanesia

By: Malinowski, B

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1957

Edition: Eighth

Seller ID: 38232

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Illustrated dk yellow d/jkt, clipped, in clear film; intact, but worn, with losses. Dk red boards; gilt titling still quite bright; binding tight. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6" x 9") View more info

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A Diary in the Strict Sense of the Term

By: Malinowski, Bronislaw

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.: 1989

Seller ID: 35346

ISBN: 0485113546

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt has sunned spine. Black boards, bumped corners, pages age-toned, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 315 pages View more info