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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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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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Crime and Custom in Savage Society

By: Bronislaw, Malinowski

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul: 1940

Seller ID: 36700

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Green boards, corners bumped, sunned spine. Owner's name in ink on front endpaper. Some marginal notes in pencil, only on about 4 pages. Binding tight.; 22 x 15 x 2 cm; 132 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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Demons, Witch Doctors and Modern Man.

By: Coblentz, Stanton Arthur

Price: £23.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Yoseloff: 1965

Seller ID: 35680

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Yellow cloth in dust wrapper, dj chipped & edgeworn, spotting to cloth, some ink marginal notations & pencil notations to rear endpapers. ; 9.0 X 6.0 X 1.5 inches; 485 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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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 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

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The Aquatic Ape

By: Morgan, Elaine

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stein & Day Pub: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 29547

ISBN: 0812828739

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Cloth boards, gilt titling, in d/jkt. which is a bit age-toned, text unmarked, B & W plates. ; 9.20 X 6.20 X 0.90 inches View more info

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The Sterling Area, the Commonwealth and World Economic Growth

By: Perkins, J. O. N.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 35896

ISBN: 0521078547

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue boards, scratch on the front, bumped spine. Age-toned pages, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Occasional Papers / University Of Cambridge. Department Of Applied Economics; 23 x 16 x 2.5 cm; 136 pages View more info

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Shamanism, Colonialism and the Wild Man: A Study in Terror and Healing

By: Taussig, Michael

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32345

ISBN: 0226790126

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Illustrated b/w d/jkt, unclipped. Grey spine, red boards, clean and bright. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 517 pages View more info

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Australian Aboriginal Signs and Symbols : For the Use of Boy Scouts

By: Turner, Robert and Milton J. Boyce

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Sydney, P. R. Stephensen & Co. Ltd.: 1934

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34466

Condition: Good


Original limp cloth wrappers, signed by the author Robert Turner on the half-title, covers stained & edgeworn, staining to leaves, with 61 illustrations of aboriginal symbols/designs. ; 5" x 7"; 62 pages; Signed by Author View more info