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In Search of Human Origins

By: TISDALL, Paul

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Broadcasting Cprporation: 1981

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 11380

ISBN: 0-88794-096-X

Condition: About Fine


Survey of the search for human origins. 157pp. Clean, bright copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket has a little edge wear, otherwise clean and bright. View more info

Hunza : adventures in a land of Paradise

By: TOBE, John H.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Toronto, G.J. MacLeod: 1960

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 051605

Condition: VG+


Travel and description of the Hunza people of Pakistan and the area of the Kashmir in which they live. 646 pages : illustrations, illustrated endpapers ; 23 cm. Includes index. OCLC Number: 433902921. Bright, clen interior. Unmarked except for a tiny ink signature to the half-title page. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Two-tones leatherette cloth shows only faint wear. Thick, heavy book weighing 1.118kg. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates ri... View more info

This Tree Grows Out of Hell: Mesoamerica and the Search for the Magical Body

By: TOMPKINS, Ptolemy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., HarperCollins: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 25612

ISBN: 0062508660

Condition: Near Fine


History and mythology of ancient Mesoamerica. 189pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, in near new condition. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 370g. View more info

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Bear Child : the life and times of Jerry Potts

By: TOUCHIE, Rodger D.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Victoria, B. C., Heritage House Publishing: 2005

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1625

ISBN: 1894384636

Condition: As New


Jerry Potts (1840 - 1896), (also known as Ky-yo-kosi, meaning "Bear Child"), was an American - Canadian plainsman, buffalo hunter, horse trader, interpreter, and scout of Kainai (Blood) and Scots heritage. 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. An absolutley 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in any way. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy wrappers. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 437g unpacked. Canadian domestic posta... View more info

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Indian Baskets (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

By: TUMBAUGH, Sarah Peabody & William A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westchester, PA, Schiffer Publishing: 2004

Edition: 2004 - Updated

Seller ID: 870

ISBN: 0764319000

Condition: Near Fine


Published in collaboration with the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. "A volume in the series, 'Schiffer Book for Collectors'. 260, [12] pages : illustrations (some color); general value guide ; 28 cm. Includes all areas of North America including the Pacific Northwest in Canada and the USA. Ownership markings to the inside of the front wrapper and to the following page. Otherwise the book is bright, clean and without further marks. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Unpacked weight, 1.325kg [approx 3lbs] View more info

Man in Africa

By: TURNBULL, Colin M.

Price: $8.75

Publisher: Anchor/Doubleday, Garden City, 1976:

Seller ID: 3139


Description of the cultures of Africa from Cairo to the Cape - spread of Islam, totemism, craftsmanship, music, witchcraft, divination, slavery, women and government. 8vo, 313pp, illus, photo illus. Hardcover in tan cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. VG/G+ View more info

Plants in British Columbia Indian Technology (Royal British Columbia Museum Handbook, No. 38)

By: TURNER, Nancy J.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Victoria, B. C., Royal British Columbia Museum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13160

ISBN: 0771881177

Condition: About Fine


Use of plants by the native peoples of coastal and interior British Columbia for technological applications, eg. for shelter clothing, nets, ropes etc. Individual plant species are listed, with their botanical descriptions, habitats, distribution in the province, and the ways in which they were employed in native technology. Handbook (British Columbia Provincial Museum), No 38. 304 pages : illustrations ; 18.5 cm. A Fine copy except for a name in ink to the inside of thr front wrapper. Too thick for Lettermail rates. View more info

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Maya Designs

By: TURNER, Wilson G.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19002

ISBN: 0486240479

Condition: About Fine


Designs from the Maya civilisation by archaeologist/artist, Wilson G. Turner. 40 b&w illustrations, 2 color illustrations. Introduction. Captions. 48pp. Paperbound. Bright and fresh, about 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 200g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. View more info

Masks: The Many Faces of Man

By: TUSHINGHAM, A. D. - Foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26167

Condition: Very Good, or Better


Catalogue of an Exhibition of Masks held at the Royal Ontario Museum in 1959. Unpaginated. Foreword, numerous illustrations with descriptice text. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight,sqaure binding. Only very slight surface soiling to wrappers. Weight, 340g. View more info

Indians of the Pacific Northwest

By: UNDERHILL, Ruth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Bureau of Indian Affairs: 1953

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 037239

Condition: About VG


Education Division of the United States Office of Indian Affairs ; Riverside, Calif. : Sherman Institute Press [1945]. 232 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 26 cm. OCLC Number: 1073669. Series - Indian life and Customs, 5. Interior is clean. Ink name to thehtp, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Light age-soiling to wrappers. Weight, 626g. View more info

The Bankslanders: Economy and Ecology of a Frontier Trapping Community: Volume 1 - History

By: USHER, Peter J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Information Canada: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045820

Condition: Near Fine


Northern Science Research Group, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. NSRG 71-1. Volume 1 - History. First of 3 Volumes. xiv, 124pp, maps, folding plates [maps], figures. Very bright and clean copy, unmarked. Tight, binding, no wear to the wrappers. Scan available. Weight, 495g. View more info

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The Indian Frontier of the American West 1846-1890

By: UTLEY, Robert M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1989

Edition: Sixth Printing of Paper Edition

Seller ID: 07145

ISBN: 0-8263-0716-7

Condition: Near Fine


Major new interpretation of the last Indian-American frontier. 325pp, photo illustrated. Near new copy, very clean with solid binding. View more info

The Indian Frontier of the American West 1846-1890

By: UTLEY, Robert M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07281

ISBN: 0-8263-0715-9

Condition: Fine


'A major new interpretation of the last American-Indian Frontier'. 325pp, illustrated, maps. Almost 'as new' copy View more info

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Bantu customs in mainland Tanzania

By: VAN PELT, P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tabora, Tanzania, T.M.P. Book Dept.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043353

Condition: Near Fine


Bantu customs in mainland Tanzania. vii, 199 p. map. 19 cm. OCLC Number: 763366. A very bright and clean copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Near new except for slight wear to some edges. Weight, 173g. View more info

Point Hope, An Eskimo Community in Northwest Alaska

By: VANSTONE, James W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fort Wainwright, AK, Alaskan Air Command, Arctic Aeromedical Laboratory: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17095

Condition: About VG


Current economic and social conditions in an Eskimo Village in Northern Alaska. Printed-typescript. 166pp. Interior is very bright, clean and unmarked. Stapled binding is sound. Front wrap detached at top staple and weak at second. Small ink signature at top of front wrap. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. Weight, 350g. Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

Soft Gold: The Fur Trade & Cultural Exchange on the Northwest Coast of America

By: VAUGHAN, Thomas & HOLM, Bill

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Oregon Historical Society: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12598

ISBN: 0-87595-107-4

Condition: VG+


Extensive catalog of a fabulous Exhibition of artifacts of the Northwest Coast Fur Trade held in Portland, Oregon in 1982. 301pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Exhibition pamphlet and Oregon Historical Society Newsletters are laid-in. Book is bright with a fresh interior, a sound binding and a like dustjacket.Good copy. View more info

Tapestries in sand; the spirit of Indian Sandpainting

By: VILLASENOR, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Healdsburg, CA, Naturegraph Co,: 1966

Edition: Revised Edition [2nd]

Seller ID: 043914

Condition: Good VG, or Better


OCLC Number: 8991232. Description: 112 p. col. illus. 22 cm. Paintings and interpretation by David V. Villasenor. Photography by Los Angeles County Museum. Prefaced by Vinson Brown. Bright, clean interior. Gift inscription in ink to the title page, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Only very slight age wear to wrappers. Weight, 183g. View more info

Sex Roles in Contemporary American Communes

By: WAGNER, Jon - EDITOR

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., Indiana Univ Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038737

ISBN: 0253351871

Condition: As New


Seven essays forming an impoortant compendium of recent sociological and anthropological research on utopian communities - a fascinating glimpse into a much-neglected aspect of the counter-culture. 242pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a similar dustjacket, both about 'as new'. Weight, 610g. View more info

The Nez Perce Indians

By: WALKER, Deward E. - Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Idaho State Historical Society:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 15430

Condition: Very Good


Idaho State Historical Society, Picture Series No. 1. Undated. Consists of a printed folder with inside pocket holding 24 single pages of reproduced, historic photographs and a 2 page list of plates with explanations. Interior contents are Fine. Folder has a little edge wear, otherwise clean and bright. Weight, 210g. View more info

The Education of Indian Children in Canada

By: WALLER, L. G. P. - Editor

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18213

Condition: Near Fine


A Symposium written by members of Indian Affairs education Division, with comments by the Indian peoples. xi, 129pp, endpapers illustrated with spectacular, full-color Kwakiutl designs. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Clean, orange cloth boards showing no wear. Weight, 380g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. View more info