Skip to content
Order Your Rare and Unusual Books Online 24/7

Beekeeping | Gardening | Natural Living | Family

Rare books and publications covering the subjects.

Us and Them: Archaeology and Ethnicity in the Andes

Editor: Reycraft, Richard Martin Publisher: The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA Pub Date: 2005 Binding: Paperback Condition: 2 copies.  Copy 1 (REY): Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, folds.  One approx. 2″ crease line near lower front cover corner.  Not a bend–it looks like something may have been dragged across the cover, creating the line. …

Read More

Tzintzuntzan: Mexican Peasants in a Changing World

Author: Foster, George M.  (1913-2006) Publisher: Little, Brown Pub Date: 1967 (first printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Some foxing to covers.  Appears unused. Notes: “…most critical of all challenges is incorporating the culturally and economically marginal peasant villager into the modern world, where he will have access…

Read More

Great Sand Dunes National Monument: Stories of the Past

Author: None cited Publisher: San Luis Valley Historical Society Pub Date: 1990 Binding: Paperback (Pamphlet) Condition: Good.  Stapled binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.   Light wear to edges and corners.  Sunning at spine edge. Notes: Pamphlet.  VERY RARE.  No copies available for sale, and held in only two libraries.  The Great Sand Dunes…

Read More

Comparative Studies of North American Indians

Authors: Driver, Harold E. (1907-1992) and Massey, William C. (1917-1974) Publisher: The American Philosophical Society Pub Date: 1957 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Binding tight.  Head of spine has tears front (approx. 1″) and back (approx. 2″), missing approx 1/2″ of binding at head, exposing signatures.  Foot of spine chipped, approx. 1/4″ tear.  Previous owner’s name…

Read More

Moche: A Peruvian Coastal Community

Author: Gillin, John (1871-1958) Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Pub Date: 1947 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight. Previous owner’s name on ffep.  One approx. 1″ crease to lower front cover (does not extend from side to bottom).  One small approx. 1/8″ chip to spine foot.  Fold-out map in good condition. Notes: Institute of Social…

Read More

Indians of North America, Second Edition, Revised

Author: Driver, Harold E. (1907-1992) Publisher: University of Chicago Press Pub Date: 1970 (Second printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s name in ink on inside front cover.  Covers slightly scuffed.  Light corner and edge wear. Notes: Indians from the Arctic to Panama, their accomplishments, histories,…

Read More

The Orayvi Split: A Hopi Transformation (2 volume set): Part 1: Structure and History; Part 2: The Documentary Record

The Orayvi Split: A Hopi Transformation is presented in two volumes. Part I: Structure and History evaluates in detail Orayvi’s social forms, material contexts, and demographic structure. Part II: The Documentary Record is an appendix that presents the documentary records concerning events before, during, and after the split. The majority of these documentary records are historical correspondence written by federal agents, missionaries, and other non-Hopis.  (From the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society Review.  See http://www.az-arch-and-hist.org/pdf/kiva_75-3_br2.pdf  )

Read More

An Ethnography of Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico

Author: Hill, W. W.  (Willard Williams) (1902-1974) Editor: Lange, Charles H. (1917-2003) Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1982 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Gilt on spine still crisp, easily readable.  Appears untouched.  Dust Jacket: Good.  Light corner and edge…

Read More

The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice

Author: Krondl, Michael Publisher: Ballantine Books Pub Date: 2007 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Dust Jacket: Good.  Very light edge wear.  The whole thing, book and jacket, appear untouched. Notes: Venice, Lisbon, and Amsterdam.  The empires that, in their single-minded pursuit of spice(s), changed the Western diet…

Read More
Scroll To Top