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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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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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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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Purity and Danger An Analysis of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

By: Douglas, Mary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul PLC: 1966

Seller ID: 35802

ISBN: 0710012993

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Grey boards, corners sharp, spine slightly bumped. Internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 8.6 X 5.6 X 1.1 inches; 196 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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Myths, Dreams and Mysteries

By: Eliade, M Mairet, P (translated by)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1960

Seller ID: 35800

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Purple boards, spine bumped, slightly faded. Edges age-toned, internally clean, binding tight. The blind stamp of the Australian artist Leonard Hessing appears on the front endpaper.; 8.3 X 5.8 X 1.0 inches; 256 pages View more info

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Savage Mind Chicago Collector's Edition

By: Ethnopsychology

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1968

Seller ID: 35771

ISBN: 0226474852

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Black cloth in dust wrapper, dj edgeworn & torn with losses, ink owner's names to front pastedown & endpaper, a few ink underlinings & marginal notations, illustrations. ; 9.3 X 6.1 X 1.1 inches; 290 pages View more info

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Eskimo Art in the British Museum

By: Fagg, William

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 1972

Seller ID: 35776

ISBN: 0714115347

Condition: Very Good-


Pictorial stiff card wrappers, minor marks to covers, internally clean, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. ; 8.1 X 8.0 X 0.2 inches; 48 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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Coalitions and Alliances in Humans and Other Animals

By: Harcourt, Alexander & Franz de Waal & Frans B.M. de Waal

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 33645

ISBN: 0198542739

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Navy cloth boards, gold gilt bright, slight bumping to spine and top front forecorner. Text clean, no ownership markings, b&w diagrams, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; Oxford Science Publications; 24 x 16 x 3.5 cm; 541 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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Structural Anthropology V. 1

By: Levi-Strauss, Claude

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Allen Lane (London): 1968

Seller ID: 35701

ISBN: 0713900490

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


D/jkt curled at edges, small tears along top and bottom edges. Brown boards, corners and spine slightly bumped. Text slightly age-toned, occasional marginal notes by owner in ink, binding tight.; 24 x 16 x 3.5 cm; 410 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 Gift Forms and Functions of Exchange in Archaic Societies

By: Mauss, Marcel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cohen & West: 1954

Seller ID: 35634

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Navy boards, corners bumped, gold gilt faded. Pages age-toned, frequent underlining in pencil. Binding tight, owner's name on front endpaper in ink. ; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 130 pages View more info

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Claude Lévi-Strauss and the Cultural Sciences.

By: Moore, Tim

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birmingham: Contemporary Cultural Studies 1978?. (Occasional Papers): 1978

Seller ID: 32464

Condition: Very Good-


Paper wrappers, covers somewhat marked, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. 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