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Social Organization of the Western Pueblos

Author:  Eggan, Fred (1906-1991) Publisher: University of Chicago Press Pub Date: 1950 (First editiion) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s stamp on ffep. Lower corners bumped.  Some smudging to lower text block.  Dust Jacket: Fair: NOT price clipped.  Spine head has approx. 1/2″ tear at…

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The Tarahumar of Mexico: Their Environment and Material Culture

Author: Pennington, Campbell W. (1918-2015) Publisher: University of Utah Press Pub Date: 1974 (second printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.    One small spot on lower rear cover corner (sticker residue?).  One approx 2″ crease on lower rear cover.  Light edge and corner wear.  Includes map “Tarahumar Country” in pocket…

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Zuni Breadstuff

Author: Cushing, Frank Hamilton (1857-1900) Publisher: Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation Pub Date: 1974 (Reprint edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  One very small spot on bottom text block.  Very light edge, corner and spine wear.  Appears unused. Notes: Originally (re)published by the Museum in 1920 (after…

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The Rise and Fall of Maya Civilization

Author: Thompson, J. Eric S.  (1898-1975) Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 1966 (Second edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s stamp on ffep and bottom of text block.  Upper corners bumped.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Small smudging to bottom of text…

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Animal Husbandry in Navajo Society and Culture

Author: Downs, James F.  (1923-1999) Publisher: University of California Press Pub Date: 1964 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s stamp on front cover, top and bottom text block, and upper corner ffep.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Appears unused. Notes: University of California Publications in…

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Ethnobotany of the Hopi

Author: Whiting, Alfred F.  (1912-1978) Publisher: Northern Arizona Society of Science & Art (Museum of Northern Arizona) Pub Date: 1966 (third printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Some wear to spine (showing the book was actually opened, though not necessarily read).  Light scuffing to rear cover.  Appears unused.…

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Ancient Men of the Arctic

Author: Giddings, J. Louis (1909-1964) Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Pub Date: 1967 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Black printing on white spine and gold filagree still really sharp, easily readable.  Embossed front board.  Previous owner’s stamp on ffep and bottom text block.  Pencil markings on half-title…

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An Archaeologist Guide to Native American Use of Southwestern Plants

Author: Hiles, Harold T.  (1929-2006) Publisher: Self-published Pub Date: 1992 Binding: Paperback Condition:  Good.  Binding tight.  No tears.  Signed by the author on title page.  One small approx. 1/4″ bend to lower front cover corner.  Some corner and edge wear.  Sunning to spine and spine edges. Notes: Incredibly detailed, VERY RARE, often cited, badly edited. …

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Chiricahua Apache Subsistence and Socio-Political Organization

Author: Basehart, Harry W. (1910-1988) Publisher: University of New Mexico (NOT University of New Mexico Press) Pub Date: 1959 Binding: Paperback (comb binding) Condition: Fair to Good.  Comb binding tight, no missing or broken teeth.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s markings on upper front cover corner.  Author’s name and affiliation hand written on…

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