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The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarian Change under Population Pressure

Author: Boserup, Ester (1910-1999) Publisher: Aldine Publishing Pub Date: 1973 (6th printing) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s stamp on front pastedown.  A couple of pencil markings (p. 36, rear end paper).  Sun-fading to spine.  Without dust jacket.  Some edge and corner wear. Notes: Boserup’s theory–population…

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Indians of the Rio Grande Valley

Authors: Bandelier, Adolph F. (1840-1914) and Hewett, Edgar L.  (1865-1946) Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1937 Binding: Hardcover Condition: 2 copies: Copy 1 (FL): Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s bookplate on front pastedown, stamp on ffep.  Without dust jacket.   Cut-out illustration from dust jacket…

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The Chinese Experience In Arizona and Northern Mexico

Author: Arizona Historical Society (corporate) Publisher: Journal of Arizona History (offprint) Pub Date: 1980 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends.  Previous owner’s name in ink on title page.  Some pencil markings above photos on page 23.  Sunning to spine and front cover at top and spine edges.  Some corner and edge wear. …

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The Legends and Myths of Hawaii: The Fables and Folklore of a Strange People

Author: Kalakaua, David (His Hawaiian Majesty, King) (1836-1891) Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Co. Pub Date: 1975 (Sixth printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears.  Previous owner’s name in red ink on inside rear cover.  Lower front cover corner has approx. 3/4″ fold, which extends through first four pages.   Some corner and…

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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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