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From This Earth: The Ancient Art of Pueblo Pottery

Author: Peckham, Stewart Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1990 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good. Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Incised front cover.  Dust jacket: Fair to Good.  Several chips to upper edges, front and back.  Some edge wear (wrinkling).  In mylar. Notes: Signed by the author on the title page.

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An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs (Signed by the Author)

Author: Morley, Sylvanus Griswold (1883-1948) Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Pub Date: 1915 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Inscribed by the author.  Some light foxing to a few pages, nothing serious. Notes: Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 57.  Inscribed by Morley ““To Edith S Clements –…

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The Escalante Project: A Class II Cultural Resource Inventory of Preference Right Coal Lease Tracts in South Central Utah

Authors: Kearns, Timothy M. and Kemrer, Meade F. Publisher: ESCA-Tech Corporation Pub Date: 1982 Binding: Paperback (post and stick) Condition: Fair to Good.  Post and stick binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Partial title and author’s names hand-written on spine. Notes: ROUGH DRAFT.  Photocopy.  Probably one of a number of Rough Drafts.  Has corrections,…

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Museum of Northern Arizona Ceramic Series: Numbers 1, 2, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D (6 volume set)

Author & Editor: Colton, Harold S. (1881-1970) Publisher: Northern Arizona Society of Science and Art (Museum of Northern Arizona) Pub Date: Various.  1952-1958 (see Notes) Binding: Paperback (Cardboard covers, with metal posts–see photo) Condition: Various.  6 volumes, all Fair to Good.  All hole-punched (as issued?).   All volumes have some corner and edge wear.  Smudging to…

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American Indian Authors: A representative bibliography

Author: Hirschfelder, Arlene B.  (Compiler) Publisher: Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc. Pub Date: 1970 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Stapled binding tight.  Gift inscription on front cover by one of the authors cited.  Pencil smudging on title page.  Corner and edge wear. Notes: Pamphlet.  Inscribed by Alfonso Ortiz, author of The Tewa World…

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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  )

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Los Inkas del Kollasuyu: Origen Naturalliza y Transfiguraciones de la Ocupacion Inka en los Andes Meridionales (Kollasuyu Inkas: The Natural Origin and Transfigurations of the Inka Occupation in the Southern Andes)

Author: Raffino, Rodolfo A.  (1944-2015) Publisher: Ramos Americana Editora Pub Date: 1981 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends.  Inscribed by the author on half-title page.  Smudging to ffep.  Wrinkling to spine.  Bowing to front cover edge.  Smudging to bottom of text block. Notes: IN SPANISH.   Raffino was the head…

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We Japanese: Being Descriptions of Many of the Customs, Manners, Ceremonies, Festivals, Arts and Crafts of the Japanese Besides Numerous Other Subjects

Author: Yamaguchi, K.M. Publisher: Yamagata Press Pub Date: 1950 (Combined edition) Binding: Hardcover (sewn binding in clamshell) Condition: Good.  Sewn binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Limp cloth covered boards.  Vertical paper label with title on front cover and spine of clamshell.  Clamshell has some sun fading, but is otherwise in good condition.  Bone…

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Pablita Velarde: The story of an American Indian

Author: Nelson, Mary Carroll Publisher: Dillon Press Pub Date: 1971 Binding: Hardcover Condition: 2 copies: Copy 1(FL): Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Spine and gutter sun-faded.  Printed boards, without dust jacket, as issued.  Inscribed by the subject.  Copy 2: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Printed boards, without dust jacket,…

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