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Rule and Practice in the Behavior Between Jicarilla Apache Affinal Relatives (Pamphlet)

Author: Opler, Morris Edward (1907-1996) Publisher: American Anthropologist (reprint) Pub Date: 1947 Binding: Unbound (stapled) Condition: Pamphlet.  Fair to Good.  Stapled binding tight.  Ex-Library.  No tears.  One library stamp to first page (“Removed from K.A.L.”).  Reprinted form American Anthropologist Vol 49, No. 3.  One minor crease at bottom, from verso (what would be the spine…

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Stone Circles of Chaco Canyon, Northwestern New Mexico

Author: Windes, Thomas C. Publisher: National Park Service Pub Date: 1978 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s initials on upper front cover corner.  Light edge and corner wear.  Some smudging to bottom of text block. Notes: Reports of the Chaco Center Number Five.  “Despite the lack…

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Handbook of South American Indians, Volume 2: The Andean Civilizations

Editor: Steward, Julian H. (1902-1972) Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Pub Date: 1946 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Poor to Fair.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends, or folds.  Previous owner’s bookplate, name (rubric) and date on front pastedown.  Hinges broken at pages 126 and 318 but because it’s a sewn binding the book is still tight.  Without dust jacket,…

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Hogans: Navajo Houses & House Songs

Author (Translator): McAllester, David P.  (1916-2006) Publisher: Wesleyan University Press Pub Date: 1980 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Embossed front board  Dust Jacket: Fair to Good.  Price clipped.  Light edge wear.  In mylar. Notes: Ethnomusicology.  “House poems from Navajo ritual” and “Photographs of Navajo houses”.  “The poetry…

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Colonia Juarez: An Intimate Account of A Mormon Village

Author: Hatch, Nellie Spilsbury  (1887-1979) Publisher: Deseret Book Co. Pub Date: 1954  (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears,  folds.  Without dust jacket.  Previous owner’s bookplate on front pastedown.  Some pencil marks throughout.  One very small folded corner on second front end paper.  Folding map at rear in good condition,…

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Broken K Pueblo: Prehistoric Social Organization in the American Southwest

Author: Hill, James N. Publisher: University of Arizona Press Pub Date: 1970 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, folds.  Previous owner’s stamp on inside front cover and all three text blocks.  Lower front cover corner starting to bow.  Very light edge and corner wear. Notes: Anthropological Papers of the University of…

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Prehistoric Households at Turkey Creek Pueblo, Arizona

Author: Lowell, Julie C. Publisher: University of Arizona Press Pub Date: 1991 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s stamp on bottom and side text blocks.  Some corner and edge wear. Notes: Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona Number 54.  Revised dissertation.  Turkey Creek Pueblo is…

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The Native Brotherhoods: Modern Intertribal Organizations on the Northwest Coast

Author: Drucker, Philip (1911-1982) Publisher: United States Government Printing Office Pub Date: 1958 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  There is a printer fault on page 138, probably a registration mark of some sort.  Does not affect the text.  Gilt on spine and front board still sharp, easily readable, though…

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The Indian Tribes of North America

Author: Swanton, John R. (1873-1958) Publisher: United States Government Printing Office Pub Date: 1952 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket, as issued.  Previous owner’s name, date and locational information on front pastedown.  Some bumping to corners.  Light edge wear.  Light wear to head and foot…

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