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1) African Genesis
Ardrey, Robert
 
New York, NY: Atheneum, 1961. New York, NY, Atheneum, 1961. First American edition. 8vo. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and lime green lines embossed on spine, gilt lettering on front board, olive green textured endpapers, illustrated throughout, text block upper edge stained pink, 380 pp. This book is at once the story of an unprecedented search and a story of man that has never before been told. It is shocking in that it challenges assumptions of human uniqueness that color every segment of modern thou... more information

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$24.00
2) African Exodus: The Origins of Modern Humanity
Stringer, Christopher; McKie, Robin
 
New York, NY: Henry Holt, 1997. New York, NY, Henry Holt, 1997. First American edition. 8vo. Black quarter cloth with gilt lettering on spine over black matte paper-covered boards, black and white illustrations throughout, 282 pp. By revealing the fount of all humanity while also exposing one of the most important and bitter debates in contemporary science, African Exodus reaches beyond paleoanthropology to politics and culture to answer The Bell Curve. New in new dust jacket.. First American. Quarter Cloth... more information

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$22.00
3) Ancient India
Majumdar, R. C.
 
Delhi, India: Motilal Banarsidass, 1964. Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass, 1964. First thus. 8vo. Brown cloth with black lettering embossed on spine and front board, illustrated with black and white photographs on 19 plates, 538 pp. Ex-library. Front hinge weak. No dust jacket. Rare! Text block solid. Fair.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
4) Animals and Men: Their Relationship as Reflected in Western Art From Prehistory to the Present Day
Clark, Kenneth
 
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1977. New York: Morrow, 1977. First edition. 4to. Hard cover binding, 240 pp. Decorated endpapers. With 219 illustrations, 84 in color. Observations on the whole of art from the perspective of the relationship between animals and humans. Dust jacket has closed tear and light wear at extremities. Fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to.. ... more information

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$42.00
5) The Ape That Spoke: Language and the Evolution of the Human Mind
McCrone, John
 
New York, NY: William Morrow, 1991. New York, NY, William Morrow, 1991. First American edition. 8vo. Turquoise blue quarter-cloth with gilt lettering on spine over beige paper-covered boards with attractive copper-colored endpapers, black and white illustrations throughout, 288 pp. This book tells the story of how the human mind evolved. It starts out with the naked animal of our primitive ancestors and goes on to describe what happened once homo sapiens learned to speak. Along the way, if offers fresh insi... more information

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$22.00
6) Atlas of the North American Indian
Waldman, Carl
 
New York, NY: Facts on File, 1995. New York, NY, Facts on File, 1995. Reprint. 4to. Tan cloth with black lettering embossed on spine, illustrated throughout, 276 pp. With over 100 two-color maps, an informative text and handsome illustrations, this unique and comprehensive reference work covers history, culture, and tribal locations of the native peoples of the United States, Canada and Middle America from ancient times to present. New in a new dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. Reprint. Cloth. New/... more information

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$26.00
7) Bed the Turtle Softly: Legends of the South Pacific
Branham, Mary Edith and Joel S
 
Mukilteo, WA: Scott Publications, 1975. Mukilteo, WA, Scott Publications, 1975. First edition. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS. 8vo. Bright orange cloth with gilt lettering embossed on spine and front board, endpapers decorated with map, illustrated in black and white throughout, 182 pp. This volume includes over fifty stories, some of them well known, others known only in the oral traditions of the families who have handed them down by word of mouth for generations. Included are the authors' adve... more information

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$55.00
8) The Big Necessity: The unmentionable world of human waste and why it matters
George, Rose
 
New York: Henry Holt, 2008. Book club edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 288 pp. Acclaimed as "extraordinary" New York Times and "a classic" Los Angeles Times, The Big Necessity explores a subject we'd prefer not to talk about it, but should; disease spread by waste kills more people worldwide every year than any other single cause of death. Moving from the underground sewers of Paris, London, and New York an infrastructure disaster waiting to happen to an Indian slum where te... more information

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$22.00
9) Confessions of a Disloyal European
Myrdal, Jan
 
New York, NY: Pantheon, 1968. New York, NY, Pantheon, 1968. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black quarter cloth over blue boards with gilt and silver lettering embossed on spine and gilt decoration embossed on front board, green top edge on text block, rough cut pages, 201 pp. Dust jacket has slight discolorations, mostly on back, crease on front flap. Bindings are faded top and bottom. Appears gently read. Very good in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition, First Printin... more information

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$22.00
10) Congorilla, Adventures with Pygmies and Gorillas in Africa
Johnson, Martin
 
New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam. First edition, third printing. Ex-library with library binding on spine and cloth tape repairs to hinges. 8vo. Cloth binding, 281 pp. 41 illustrations and some period dialogue: Good. Reprint. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
11) Culture and Commitment: The New Relationships Between the Generations in the 1970s
Mead, Margaret
 
Garden City, NY: Natural History Press, Double Day & Company, Inc., 1970. Garden City, NY: Natural History Press, Double Day & Company, Inc., 1970. First edition. 8vo. Cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine and attractive gold end papers. Appears unread. Today, because the whole world is caught in the same electronically produced, intercommunicating network, youth have an experience that their elders never had. They face a new era. From her knowledge of societies throughout the world, Margaret... more information

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$22.00
12) Culture and Commitment: The New Relationships Between the Generations in the 1970s
Mead, Margaret
 
Garden City, NY: Natural History Press, Double Day & Company, Inc., 1970. Garden City, NY: Natural History Press, Double Day & Company, Inc., 1970. First edition. 8vo. Cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine and attractive gold end papers. Appears unread. Today, because the whole world is caught in the same electronically produced, intercommunicating network, youth have an experience that their elders never had. They face a new era. From her knowledge of societies throughout the world, Margaret... more information

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$22.00
13) The Early Cavemen
Dopp, Katharine E
 
Chicago and New York: Rand McNally, 1904. Chicago, Rand McNally, 1904. Reprint. 8vo. Tan cloth with dark green lettering and artwork embossed onto spine and front board, illustrated in black and white throughout, 183 pp. "Edition of 1923". A wonderful book about early humans, their daily lives, how they survived, and what influenced their survival decisions. Lavishly illustrated by Howard V. Brown. A real gem! Rare! Some shelf-wear on corners of bindings, bottom front corner worn to board, crease... more information

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$22.00
14) Encounter with Anthropology
Fox, Robin
 
New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1973. New York, NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1973. Second edition. 8vo. Cloth with gilt and blue lettering on spine, illustrated with diagrams and graphs, 370 pp. Appears to be unread. Bold, urgent, essentially disturbing, often entertaining, Encounter with Anthropology is at once an introduction to anthropology, an account of a personal odyssey and a call to action. Robin Fox, one of the most powerful anthropologists of the postwar generation, ransack... more information

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$22.00
15) The Evolution of Human Societies: From Foraging Group to Agrarian State
Johnson, Allen W.; Earle, Timothy
 
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1987. Stanford, California, Stanford University Press, 1987. First edition. 8vo. Cloth with black and white illustrations, 360 pp. Appears to be unread. By combining an original thesis and representative body of ethnographic, ethnohistoric, and archaeological data, this ambitious work seeks to describe and explain the evolution of human societies- from scattered family groups through local polities to the onset of industrialization. Near fine with near fine ... more information

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$32.00
16) The Evolution of Man: A Series of Lectures Delivered before the Yale Chapter of the Sigma Xi during the Academic Year 1921-1922
Baitsell, George Alfred (editor)
 
New Haven: Yale University, 1922. New Haven, Yale University, 1922. First edition, second printing. 8vo. Green silk with gilt lettering on spine, illustrated in black and white throughout, 202 pp. A fascinating and comprehensive look at the evolution of early man, accompanied by 27 plates/illustrations. Rare! Two small tears at top of spine 1/8", shelf-wear on edges of bindings, fabric at top of rear board punctured in tiny areas 1/8" or less, text block is clean and sharp, appears unread. Goo... more information

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$28.00
17) From the Silent Earth: A Report on the Greek Bronze Age
Alsop, Joseph
 
New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1964. New York, NY, Harper & Row, 1964. First edition. 8vo. Dark blue cloth with silver lettering and bronze decoration embossed on spine and front board, endpapers decorated with maps, illustrated in black and white, 296 pp. Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Former owner name, bindings slightly faded at extremities. Very good in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" t... more information

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$32.00
18) The Gentle Tasaday: A Stone Age People in the Philippine Rain Forest
Nance, John
 
New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. New York, NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. First edition. 8vo. Green cloth with gilt lettering embossed on spine, 64 pages of black and white photographs, 465 pp. Millions of us glimpsed the Tasaday on television or read tantalizing but incomplete accounts of them in the press, causing people around the world as ask about their safety. Here is the first book that tells the story of these gentle, loving and beautiful people. Near fine in a near fine dust j... more information

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$22.00
19) The Golden Age of American Anthopology. The Growth of the Science of Man on the North American Continent as Told by Those Who Laid the Foundations
Mead, Margaret and Ruth L. Bunzel
 
New York: George Braziller Inc, 1960. New York: Braziller, 1960. First edition, stated first printing. Two-tone cloth binding, 630 pp. Edgewear to botto of dustjacket, a few small chips, scuffing. A fascinating anthology of writings on anthropology, many not commonly available. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$65.00
20) The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion
Frazer, James
 
Old Saybrook, CT: Konecky & Konecky, 2010. Old Saybrook, CT, Konecky & Konecky, 2010. First, Thus. 8vo. Orange cloth with gilt lettering embossed on spine, 689 pp. Originally published in two volumes in 1890, The Golden Bough was later substantially revised and expanded into 12 volumes, with the final volumes issued in 1915. James Frazer's dazzling, seminal work on indigenous societies past and present acted as a much needed corrective to the Eurocentric perspective that was the dominant mode of... more information

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$22.00
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