Category: Anthropology


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Alcholics Anonymous

By: Bill Wilson

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, Works Publishing Incorporated: 1948

Edition: First; Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 1680

Some loss of the red color to the circus jacket; otherwise a very nice clean copy. Stamp of "Central Park A.A. ... Ashland, KY" to fly sehhts & pastedowns. Includes a rare loose folded yellow card from the ephemeral alcoholic care center Norwood Home in Cincinnati entitled "Just for Today." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 400 pages View more info

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Head-Hunters of Borneo A Narrative of Travel Up The Mahakkam and Down the Barito

By: Bock, Carl

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington: 1882

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 836

Color folding map and thirty chromolithographed plates. Undistinguished green cloth. ; 4to View more info

Truncheons Their Romance and Reality. Special and chief constables,' staves, tipstaves and truncheons. Earliest railway truncheons, "Tythings," "Hundreds" "Leets," Ceremonial and Bludgeons. Riots: Wards: "Patroles": Portreeves.

By: Erland Fenn Clark

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1661

Lettering faded to spine otherwise an exceptional copy without names, book plates or other detractions in the original jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages View more info

Les Garçons seront toujours les Garçons!

By: Georges St. Martin & Rodald C. Nelson

Price: $544.00

Publisher: New York, Book Adventures, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1666

Light fading to spine; light foxing to pastedowns, otherwise a clean copy without names, book plates or other detractions. A celebration of boyhood in 240 oversize pages of photographs, most of which are multiples. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 256 pages View more info

The Hill Caves of Yucatan, A Search for Evidence of Man's Antiquity in the Caverns of Central America Being An Account of the Corwith Expedition of the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania

By: Henry C. Mercer

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1896

Seller ID: 3184

Green cloth boards with gilt title and pictorial to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Contains 74 illustrations including map showing the Route of the Corwith Expedition and the caves explored in the Sierra de Yucatan. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 183 pages View more info

Scelta di Lettere Edificanti Scritte dalle Missioni Straniere Preceduta da Quadri geografici, storici, politici, religiosi e letterari de' Paesi di Missione. Accresciuta di un ragguaglio storico sulle Missioni straniere di nuove lettere edificanti ed altri scelti pezzi. Volume 4: Egypt, Aethopia and America.

By: Sicard, Marest, Margat, Picolo et al.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Milan, Ranieri Fanfani: 1828

Seller ID: 449

Handcolored folding maps of North & South America, 5 beautifully colored plates of Egypt, Egyptians and Ethiopians; 9 hand colored plates of indigenous Americans & Niagra Falls. ; Hand-colored lithographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 914; [8] pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

North West Amazons; Notes of some months spent among cannibal tribes

By: Thomas Whiffen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Duffield & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 2714

Bound in original blue cloth; particulars in gilt to spine. Slight wear to head of spine and corners. Oxygen burns to fly sheets. Contains 54 plates and 5 maps, 3 of which fold out. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvii; 317 pages View more info