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Children of the People: The Navaho Individual and his development

Authors: Leighton, Dorothea  (1908-1989) and Kluckhohn, Clyde (1905-1960) Publisher: Octagon Books Pub Date: 1974 (Reprint edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Gilt on spine still sharp, easily readable.  Colophon on front board. Notes: Originally published in 1947.  A report…

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The Zunis: Self-Portrayals

Authors: The Zuni People Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1972 (second printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Sticker mark on upper front cover edge at spine.  Slight foxing to front spine edge.  Edge and corner wear. Notes: The Zuni gathered the major storytellers of…

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General Series in Anthropology: Number 9: Navaho Humor and (bound with) Number 10: The Yezidis, Sulubba and Other Tribes of Iraq and Adjacent Regions

Authors: Hill, W.W. (Willard Williams, “Nibs”) (1902-1974); Field, Henry (1902-1986) and Glubb, J.B. (Sir John Bagot) (1897-1986) Publisher: George Banta Publishing Co. Pub Date: 1943 Binding: Paperback (stiff cardboard covers, paper tape binding) Condition: Fair to Good.  Paper tape binding tight, no worn or torn areas.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s name in…

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Handbook of Middle American Indians (16 volume set)

Series Editor: Wauchope, Robert (1909-1979) Publisher: University of Texas Press Pub Date: 1964-1976 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Volume 1: Natural Environment and Early Cultures: Fair.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s name, date, and locational information on front pastedown.  Without dust jacket.  Some water damage to lower corners of pp. 451-570.  Smudging to…

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Down by the River: Archaeological and Historical Studies of the Leon Family Farmstead

Author: Thiel, J. Homer Publisher: Center for Desert Archaeology Pub Date: 2005 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  One long smudge, top to bottom, on rear cover (probably caused by internal fold-outs).  A small orange/pinkish smudge (not liquid) to bottom text block.  Some edge and corner wear. Notes: Anthropological Papers…

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San Bernardino Contla: Marriage and Family Structure in a Tlaxcalan Municipio

Author: Nutini, Hugo G.  (1929-2013) Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press Pub Date: 1968 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket. Notes: “…a straightforward structural-functional analysis of marriage and the family in a Nahuatl-speaking municipio of the Central Mexican highlands, in the holistic tradition of British social anthropology.”…

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The Mountain on the Desert: A Philosophical Journey

Author: Richter, Conrad  (1890-1968) Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Pub Date: 1955 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Dust Jacket: Fair: Price clipped.  Numerous chips and tears on top and bottom edges.  Head and foot of spine chipped.  In mylar. Notes: I suppose every author at one time or…

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The Journey Home: Some Words in Defense of the American West

Author: Abbey, Edward (1927-1989) Publisher: E.P. Dutton Pub Date: 1977 (Second printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears.  Edge and corner wear.  Smudging to bottom text block.  Some scuffing to front and rear covers.  It’s been read but taken care of. Notes:  Collected essays.  “Today I consider myself a working novelist (one…

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Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni

Authors: Hayes, Allan and Blom, John Publisher: Northland Press Pub Date: 1996 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Spine and spine edges sun-faded.  Slight smudging to bottom text block.  Appears unused. Notes:  Beautifully photographed collections of pottery from current tribes in…

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