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The Epigraphic Society Volume 3 Part Two

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Epigraphic Society: 1976

Edition: Bicentennial Issue

Seller ID: 20939


Very clean, nice journal -- blue cover with darker blue spine. No tears, no names or writing. Measures 8-1/2"x11". Contents incolude, but are not limited to the foollowing topics: the roots of Libyan, structure of the Zuni language, a theory concerning the Indus seals, the Gowen Bluff Shelter, remains of Indo-Aryan culture on the Hawaiian Islands. the Pima myth of Persophone; and an ancient Judean inscription from Tennessee. View more info

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Ne' Ho Ni Yo De No; That's What It Was Like

By: Austin, Alberta

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Lackawanna, New York, Rebco Enterprises Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition/Second Edition

Seller ID: 19658GO


Very crisp, clean, beautiful books. Volume II shows a small abrasion from a former price ticker to front, but is otherwise without fault. Covers, pages, and page edges pristine. These are scarce and important books developed as part of the Seneca Curriculum Project in New York State to give voice to the tribal elders of the Indians of New York. Both books provide much material for understanding the culture and the history of the time, but volume II is especially interes... View more info

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Some Sex Beliefs and Practices In A Navaho Community With Comparative Material From Other Navaho Areas

By: Bailey, Flora L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Peabody Museum: 1950

Edition: Vol. XL, No. 2

Seller ID: 27036TB


Very nice clean, tightly bound book with just a small shadow from an earlier price sticker at upper fornt corner.Book has no spine crease and no names or wriitng. Pristine text throughout. Measures 8"x10-3/4" and has 108 pages plus a list of other papers available. A study of the Ramah Navaho. View more info

New York's China Town; An Historical Presentation of Its People and Places

By: Beck, Louis J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Bohemia Publishing Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24769A


Book is clean and tightly bound, but does show wear to crown and tail of spine including a small piece missing at crown. Hinges are tight, but back one shows a repair made with Japan paper similar in color to endpapers. Hinge is strong and tight, but you can see cracking to pages through repair paper (see photo). Silver ornamentation is bright on both face and spine and there are no names or writing. Book provides a detailed history of New York City's China Town during ... View more info

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Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History: An International Encyclopedia VOLUME TWO

By: Blocker, Jack S. Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, ABC-Clio: 2003

Seller ID: 20299


VOLUME TWO ONLY. Book is brand new, but shows tiny mark to outer front edge of cover and wrinkle to laminated board at back near spine. Pages and page edges pristine. Covers entries from M through Z. Book is illustratrated with black and white photographs and art. Begins with Scottish temperence supporter Alexander Mackenzie and ends with the YWCA. Indexed. Includes several appendices covering relevant documents, resources on temperance and alcohol studies, and English ... View more info

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Folk Lore, Old Customs and Superstitions in Shakespeare Land

By: Bloom, Harvey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Gale Research Company: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24689


Very clean attractive book with no names or writing and no defect of note. Measures 7" tall and 5-1/2" across, Brown cloth boards printed in gilt at spine. Originally published in 1929 by Mitchell Hughes & Clarke of London. Discusses the stuff of everyday life -- farming, marriage, birth customs, children, death and funerals, husbands and wives, furniture, the occult, fairs, markets, festivals, folk rhymes, the poor, and much more. 167 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Politics & the Ethiopian Famine 1984-1985 (Cultural Survival Report)

By: Bonnie K. Holcomb Jason W. Clay

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Trenton, New Jersey, The Red Sea Press: 1986

Seller ID: 27278


Crisp, as new book, bright and clean.. Appears unread. Only defecs are to jacket -- a small indentation to cover on front which does not result in a tear or in loss of color and a vert smll tear to top and bottom fold of front endflap. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is pristine. Contents consist of a report by Cultural Survival, the first such independent investigation into the conditions of resettlement. Many anecdotes from the refugees themselves and thei... View more info

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Aboriginal Adolescence: Maidenhood in an Australian Community

By: Burbank, Victoria Katherine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Brunswick & New London CT., Rutgers Univ Press: 1989

Seller ID: 25052


Crisp, clean, atrractive book in like jacket which has been protected by brand new mylar. No names or writing and no tears or chips. An examination of female adolesence, sexuality and marriage in the Australian Aboriginal community of Mangrove over the dramatic backdrop of thirty years of rapid change. 153 pages. Indexed. View more info

Physical Anthropology of Afghanistan: I-II

By: Debets, G.F.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Peabody Museum: 1970

Seller ID: 20369CWR


Crisp, clean book with no defect of note save one faint thin mark to face. Measures 8-1/2"x11". No spine crease, pristine cover and pages, and no names or writing. Illustrated with large black and white photographs and charts. Discusses ethnic groups, languages, dialects and tribal designations of the people of Afghanistan, as well minute details of physical appearance. Collectively 219 pages in two parts. View more info

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An Observer in the Philippines Or Life in Our New Possessions

By: Devins, John Bancroft

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, American Tract Society: 1905

Edition: Lala Edition

Seller ID: 25685DH


Book is copyrighted 1905, but no further publishing information is indicated. However, inscription by Dr. Ramon Reyes Lala (Filipino author, lecturer) at front free endpaper is dated 1911. It reads thus: "To Mr. ------, With sincere regards and best wishes, Dr. Ramon Reyes Lala of Manila P.I. New York, May 15th, 1911." The edition was named after Dr. Lala -- see photo three for his likeness. The book is clean and tightly bound with a gilded top edge and pictorial... View more info

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Drugs, Rituals and Altered States of Consciousness; Auditory Driving, Hallucinogens and Music-Color Synesthesia In Tsonga Ritual

By: Du Toit, Brian M.; Johnston, Thomas F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, Netherlands, A.A. Balkema: 1977

Seller ID: 27332TB


Very nice clean booklet measuring 6"x9" -- not often seen. The overriding title is Drugs, Rituals and Altered Sates of Consciousness of which this, Auditory Driving, Hallucinogens and Music-Color Synesthesia in Tsonga Ritual, is one part. The booklet contains 19 dense pages illustrared with black and white photographs, drawings and music View more info

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Love and the French, Love and the Spanish, Love and the English (3 Vol. set)

By: Epton, Nina

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing: 1959

Edition: First Editions -- All Stated

Seller ID: 27291AD


Books are very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. They were published sequentially in 1959, 1960 and 1961. The jackets show uniform toning. All have been price-clipped, but are very gently used and most attractive in brand new mylar. A social history which traces the trajectory of eros in Spain, France and England. All are indexed. An especially nice touch is the inked top edge of all three. 974 collective pages. Serious information with compelling prose. ... View more info

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Tremosine: Lombard Voices From America

By: Farina, Luciano F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Retraggio Italianp Publishings (RETITALPRESS): 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 276239


Very nice, clean, atractive book with a very pleasing graphic cover design. Book is tightly bound with no names or writing, no spine crease, and pristine pages and page edges. Book centers on Italian immigrants who are porud of their heritage and wish to preserve their oral history. So with that in mind individuals and families shared their stories and photographs in these pages. Book measures 7" x 10" and has 121 pages. (GEN.) View more info

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The Underside of Reconstruction New York: The Struggle over the Issue of Black Equality

By: Farley, Ena L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Routledge: 1993

Edition: First Edtion

Seller ID: 25555


Very nice clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. White printing to spine id bright and readable. No dustjacket, but appears that it may have been designed that way, as the ISBN appears on the back of cover. Chapters are entitled: Black Suffrage and the Reluctant Republicans 1865-67; The Fluctuating Support for Black Suffrage 1867-1870; States Rights and Black Citizens; Methodists and Batists on the Issue of Black Equality; The Right to Education;; an... View more info

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In Work, At Home: Towards An Understanding of Homeworking

By: Felstead, Alan;Jewson, Nick

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25998TB


Crisp, clean, as new book. Pristine inside and out. No names or writing. Measures 6-1/2"x9-1/2" and has 203 pages. Book endeavors to explore the meaning and experience of working from home, as well as current research methodalities, quantitative analyses of global trends, the emotional and psychological processes of self-management, and househoold relations. View more info

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Marxists and Utopias in Texas

By: Fischer, Ernest G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burnet, Texas, Eakin Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27060TB


Clean, tightly bound book with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Dustjacket is most handsome in brand new mylar with no tears or chips. No price on endflaps. The author drew on many historical documents, including memoirs, and visited every location where a utopoian community had once settled in order to understand "pioneer socialism". But he also studied its modern counterpart, both in Texas and in eastern Europe. 246 pages including index. An interesting hi... View more info

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Serbian Americans and Their Communities of Cleveland, Volume I

By: Georgevich, Dragoslav et. Al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Ethnic Heritage Studies, Cleveland State University.: 1977

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 12,991L


Nice copy with no spine crease. Clean as a whistle inside and out with no edgewear. Illustrated with photos and maps. Volume one only of a two volume set. This volume is divided into three parts: the history of the Serbs and their religious and political leaders; Serbian immigration and settlement; and the Serbian community in Cleveland. 202 pages. View more info

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Black Aged: Understanding Diversity and Service Needs (SAGE Focus Editions)

By: Harel, Zev; McKinney, Edward A.; Williams, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., SAGE Publications, Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27412TB


Crisp, clean as new book. Pristine inside and out with no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to jacket and no remainder mark. Dustacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. A complilation of 12 essays into two parts: Understanding Diversity and Social Forces and Understanding Service Needs and Use. 258 pages, plus photos and bios for all contributors. View more info

Chicano Folklore : A Handbook

By: Herrera-Sobek, María

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17438


Crisp, BRAND NEW copy. Small wrinkle to bottom left corner near spine incurred during shipping. Explores the historical context in which Chicano folklore flourished in the U.S.; provides an overall view of the various folk genres in Chicano folklore and offers definitions and classificatory systems; shows actual texts found in the culture; and offers a look at scholars who have studied, analyzed and interpreted Chicano folklore. Photos. Glossary. Index. 334 pages. TWO ... View more info

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Precedents for Social Responsibility Among Scientists: The American Association of Scientific Workers and the Federation of American Scientists 1938-1948

By: Hobe, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University Microfilms International: 1983

Seller ID: 14952


Very crisp, clean book. An authorized facsimile of the author's approved doctoral dissertation at the University of Santa Barbara. Pages are pristine, as is cover, though latter has sunned a bit at edges, fading from black to brown. Card written to member of committee and signed by author enclosed. Describes the American Association of Scientific Workers' efforts between 1938 and 1948 to engage scientists in social issues and contrasts it with the success of the Federat... View more info