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Image for The Ceramics of South-East Asia, Their Dating and Identification

The Ceramics of South-East Asia, Their Dating and Identification

By: Brown, Roxanna M.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Kuala Lumpur, Oxford University Press: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 3045

ISBN: 0195803159

Condition: Fine


11.5" x 8.75", 82 pages, Colour plates A-T, 43 Black and White plates. Some soiling to page corners near the back of the book on the upper corners of plates 42 and 43. Chip out of the inside folded portion of the dust jacket, creases on back of DJ. Otherwise clean book with good dust jacket. Issued in the Oxford In Asia Studies In Ceramics series. Our book number 3045. View more info

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Wayfarers of the Thai Forest : The Akha

By: Gunfield, F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Peoples of The Wild, Time-Life Books, Amsterdam: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29055

ISBN: 0705407039

Condition: Very Good


First Printing in English. Nine inch by eleven inch book. color illustrations and photographs of the Akha people. Discarded from the library, most library marking are on the back endpapers. View more info

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An Introduction to Hopi Pottery

By: Harlow, Francis H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: United States, Museum of North Arizona Press: 1978

Edition: First Printing - September, 1978

Seller ID: 3048

ISBN: 0897340221

Condition: Very Good


8.75" x 5.75", 28 pages. Very good condition. Publication of the Museum of Northern Arizona. Full color illustrations throughout. Our book number 3048. View more info

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Inside Mexico: Living, Traveling, and Doing Business in a Changing Society

By: Heusinkveld, Paula

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.: John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 10004

ISBN: 0471089796

Condition: As New


Originally published in 1993 under the title, The Mexicans, An Inside View of a Changing Society. View more info

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Tribes that Slumber, Indians of the Tennessee Region

By: Lewis, Thomas M.N., and Kneberg, Madeline

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, The University of Tennessee Press: 1973

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 29083

ISBN: 87049-021-4

Condition: Good


9.75" x 7.25", 196 pages. Paperback in good condition. Small damage to the lower edge of the front cover. Text clean. Reprinting of the 1958 edition. Covers the inhabitants of the Tennessee area from the Ice Age to the time of the Cherokee Nation (citing the 1930 census). Black and white drawings and photographs throughout. Our book number 29083. View more info

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Indian Harvest: Wild Food Plants of America

By: Lucas, Jannette May; illustrated by Carter,Helene

Price: $200.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company,: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26005

Condition: Good


X-Library, few markings, library pocket. Text clean and clear. Spine secure. Pages aged. 119 pages, including Bibliography for further reading. First edition. Flap from the Dust Jacket is glued inside the front endpapers, the rest of the dust jacket has disappeared. How to eat wild flowers and weeds. invaluable knowledge for the camper or survivalist. Good to know if you have small children who are in the tasting phase of investigating their environment. Early American F... View more info

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The Magnificent Foragers, Smithsonian Explorations in the Natural Sciences

By: None Specified

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Exposition Books, Washington, D.C.: 1978

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 36062

Condition: Good


7.75" x 10.5". 223 pages. Opens stiffly like a new book, but shows some wear. Crack in the hinge of the endpaper inside the front cover, some wear and a small tear to the Dust Jacket. Inside is very clean. Pages not marked. Not price-clipped. Many colour photographs of scientists of all kinds involved in field work, from mountain top to the floor of the ocean. Quite a nice addition to any library with an interest in nature and exploration. Our book number 36062. View more info

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ATLANTIS; Fact or Fiction ?

By: Ramage, Edwin S. editor, Contributors: J. Rufus Fears, S Casey Fredericks, John V. Luce, Edwin S. Ramage, Dorothy B. Vitaliano, and Herbert E. Wright, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29058

Condition: Good


ISBN 0-253-10482-3. Ex-Library. Dust Jacket protected in library plastic cover in VG condition. Proof of the existance of Atlantis, at least to these contributors. Interesting theories. Spine slightly relaxed, but sewn pages secure and clean. View more info

Image for Indian Languages of Mexico and Central America and Their Geographical Distribution

Indian Languages of Mexico and Central America and Their Geographical Distribution

By: Thomas, Cyrus, assisted by Swanton, John R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United States, The Shorey Book Store, 815 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104: May 1975

Edition: First Printing of Facsimile Reprint, Limited to 250 Copies, May 1975

Seller ID: 32003

ISBN: 0846640422

Condition: Very Good


8.5" x 5.5", 108 pages. Clean copy, very good condition. First Printing of Facsimile Reprint, Limited to 250 Copies, May 1975. Linguistic map of that part of North America south of the Mexican border, begun in 1895 by the Bureau of American Ethnology, completed 1909. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 44. Govt. Printing Office 1911. Our book number 32003. View more info

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The Secret Life of Dogs

By: Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin Company, 215 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10003: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1094

ISBN: 0-395-66958-8

Condition: Very Good


5.5" x 8.25". 148 pages. Ex-Library. Price Clipped. Book sound and clean, Dust Jacket has library stickers, crumpled inside front fold. Living with dogs, wolves and dingoes. "poignant, entertaining, sometimes heartbreaking" little book. Observations of canine behavior. Our book number 1094. View more info

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Realm of the Incas, Revised Edition

By: von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Mentor: Ancient Civilizations, Published by THE NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY: 1963

Edition: Seventh Printing, July 1963

Seller ID: 29067

Condition: Very Good


4.25" x 7". Book in very good condition. Clean text, 223 pages, slightly aged. Small corner bent on back cover. History of the Inca Empire by a racist, bigoted, ill-informed creep. The historical data is interesting and most likely accurate. But the opinions and value judgements begin to be annoying. von Hagen claims, for example, that llamas are "oily", which is completely untrue. There is not one drop of oil on the wool of either of our llamas. Their skin tends to be d... View more info

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Short Dictionary of Mythology

By: Woodcock, Percival George (P. G.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United States, Philosophical Library: 1953

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 47004

Condition: Good


8.25" x 5.25", 156 pages. Book has been wet. Regardless, it has a sound spine and the pages are clean. Dust jacket is complete. Part of BOOKS OF LASTING VALUE. Useful dictionary of Mythology. Our book number 47004. View more info