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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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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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A World on the Wane

By: Levi-Strauss, Claude

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1961

Seller ID: 33136

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Illustrated d/jkt covered with cellophane, some rubbing to top of spine. Green cloth boards, owner's signature on front endpaper, frequent underlining and notes in pencil in chapter 6, otherwise very occasional underlining in pencil. Binding tight. ; 8.199999991636000 X 5.699999994186000 X 1.199999998776000 inches; 404 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

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The Structure of Man; an Index to his Past History

By: Wiedersheim, Dr R. (trans H. and M. Bernard; ed G.B. Howes)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1895

Seller ID: 34076

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dk green boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked, but otherwise bright and unworn. Binding tight; gilt titling bright. B/w illustrations.; 8vo (6" x 9"); 227+ Pblr's cat. pages View more info