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BALLADS OF BOOKS, ANDREW LANG (Editor)
1 ANDREW LANG (Editor) BALLADS OF BOOKS
LONDON LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO 1888 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Blue cloth on bevelled boards with gilt titles and publisher's gilt blocked logo to front panel. 170 x 105mm approx. xviii + 158 pp. Printed on hand made paper, top edge gilt and uncut to others. A recasting of Brander Matthews volume of the same name published by Coomes - New York 1887. As stated by Lang in his preface- an editor must be meddling and thus he has re-ordered some of the poems by date, omitted some and added others which had escaped Matthew's attention or have subsequently been recommended for inclusion by other bibliophiles. Good (Book- moderate shelf wear and soiling to cloth. Front end paper starting but mull and cords sound.Browning with a little foxing to the end papers which are not of such good quality paper. Attractive armorial book plate to front paste down and discreet original bookseller label - William George's Sons Bristol). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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NOMADS AND EMPIRE BUILDERS Native Peoples & Cultures of South America, BEALS , Carleton
2 BEALS , Carleton NOMADS AND EMPIRE BUILDERS Native Peoples & Cultures of South America
Philadelphia , USA Chilton Co.Book Div. 1961 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ Poor+ Book 240X165mm Approx. 
Thick format H/b 322pp.illustrated 28 b/w plates.An epic researched work.Many of the early secrets of man's life on earth lie hidden in the story of the first peoples of South America. The author unfolds the splendid story of the Continent's past as few living writers could.In all there were at least 80 linguistic families, some 600 distinct languages , nigh on 5,000 sub-languages - a tangle of peoples from icy Cape Horn to tropics of Panama.[book light egg-shell cloth black titles , no inscp.however small sticker to initail blank page, sound binding.Dust Jacket a little weary,price clipped, edgewear of colour rub/loss max spine top. rear little grubby/pale markings, from handling.in clear proprietary protective cover. NB. Unfortunate heavy vol. will incur extra postage for oversea orders. Please see our image 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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NANOOK OF THE NORTH  illustrated, BILBY , JULIAN W , FRGS
3 BILBY , JULIAN W , FRGS NANOOK OF THE NORTH illustrated
LONDON ARROWSMITH 1925 1st Edition Hard Back Good + Book 225x145mm Approx 
Hard Back larger format , Good+ , 1st edition 1925 , illustrated 29 b/w photographic plates , Green cloth boards with clear Gilt titles to spine , Preface & Publisher's Note , " Nanook [ the Bear ] as that of an Eskimo hunter " [ Pathe Film - gave the pictures ] this volume" gives in words the life-story of a typical Eskimo " , some of the illustrations are from the Film , author JW Bilby FRGS has lived amongst the central Eskimo for many years . 319pp [ book - sound copy , no inscsp , uncut pages , fox spotting first / last few pages , foredge and some page margins, some staining to boards , dot scuff-loss all corners with 3x3mm peeling away to rear base corner - 2mm softness top/tail spine 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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JOURNEY INTO THE STONE AGE  [ New Guinea tribes], DAVIES , David M , Dr. [ renouned Scientist-Exployer of S E Asia & Indonesia ]
4 DAVIES , David M , Dr. [ renouned Scientist-Exployer of S E Asia & Indonesia ] JOURNEY INTO THE STONE AGE [ New Guinea tribes]
London The Travel Book Club 1970 1st Ediition Thus Hard Back VG G+ Book 220x140mm Approx 
H/b Dust Jacket VG/Good+.1st ed.thus- Travel club.Renouned Scientist-Exployer of S E Asia & Indonesia Dr DM Davies.[ anthropology/ primative tribes] survival , nutrition , Rain Forest, Doyu Monoliths , Valley of Lost Men, Culture beliefs etc.Intro; 16 chpts.[ book, tight binding , no inscsp. clean throughout vg] D/j not clipped , light edgewear, minor colour rub/loss corners, top/tail spine.10mm closed tear-line top frnt [clear-tape beneath]small circular stain to rear base area.. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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CRAFTS and TRADITIONS of the CANARY ISLANDS , Shire Ethnography No 17, EDDY , Mike , Archaeologist & Memb.Guayadeque Archaeological Project ,Canary Islands
5 EDDY , Mike , Archaeologist & Memb.Guayadeque Archaeological Project ,Canary Islands CRAFTS and TRADITIONS of the CANARY ISLANDS , Shire Ethnography No 17
Risborough SHIRE Publications 1989 0747800111 / 9780747800118 1st Edition Paper Back Fine Book 210x150mm Approx 
Shire P/b FINE. Ethnography No 17. Ist ed.1989.M Eddy Archaeologist etc. & Memb.Guayadeque Archaeological Project ,Canary islands. Intro; Pottery / Basketry / Weaving / woodworking / music dance culture / sports festivals / food & wine. illustrated b/w plates all pages.32pp. Places to Visit, further reading.[ book no inscsp, tight binding,fine] PLS See our image. 
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CELTIC CIVILIZATION AND ITS HERITAGE, FILIP , Dr. Jan , Professor
6 FILIP , Dr. Jan , Professor CELTIC CIVILIZATION AND ITS HERITAGE
Prague New Horizons 1962 1st Ediition Thus Paper Back VG Book 200x130mm Approx 
Laminated P/b VG.215pp.1st ed thus UK.English text.Academician Dr Jan Filip - Professor - Vice-President of Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. New Horizons Popular Scientific Series of Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences.Intro; Biblio; index , lists , b/w illusrated in line & plates 1--52 in text, 1-XL on Art paper.Map. 19 chpts [ pre-historic/ Iron Age / armed expeditions rest of Europe/ languages /society / structure/ economy / art / religion/ culture etc.[ orange/green/white book light edgewear, No inscsp, no annotaion, tight binding] PLS See our image 
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THE MIDDLE FIVE Indian School Boys of the Omaha Tribe, FLESCHE , FRANCIS La
7 FLESCHE , FRANCIS La THE MIDDLE FIVE Indian School Boys of the Omaha Tribe
Lincoln and London UNIVERSITY of Nebraska Press 1978 0803279019 / 9780803279018 1st Edition Thus Soft cover Fine- Book 200x130mm Approx 
FINE- P/b.1st edi.thus , illustrated 3 b/wo plates, 152pp , preface , forword DA Baerreis - Anthropology, 16 chpts , first published early 1900's , an account Presbyterian student [ Francis la Flesche born 1857 - son of Chief Joseph ]- during the civil war era in Nebraska.[ no notable defect No inscsp.]Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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DAYS BEFORE HISTORY Pilgim Way Books, HUME , Gertrude , BAYNES , Pauline Diana ,
8 HUME , Gertrude , BAYNES , Pauline Diana , DAYS BEFORE HISTORY Pilgim Way Books
London BLACKIE & Son Ltd 1953 Hard Back Very Good Poor+ Book 210x155 mm Approx Baynes , Pauline Diana 
VG H/b in Poor+ D/j.c.1950's. Learning / teaching Younger reader larger font text.[ Ancient History ] before writing & reading .. and no money to spend... making tools .. wild animals ... illustrated all pages in 2-tone , a few in colour by Artist Pauline D Baynes.[ illus. boards matching covers , No inscsp. no annotation, clean throughout , minor edgewear col/rub/loss mainly spine top/base] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 6/6d , more edgewear col/rub/loss mainly to spine, small nicks , tears & loss. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our imageS of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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THE BOOK OF MAIDEN CASTLE, KEMP , John
9 KEMP , John THE BOOK OF MAIDEN CASTLE
Lyme Regis , Dorset Nigel J Clarke Publications 0907683258 / 9780907683254 Paper Back VG+ Book 190x125mm Approx. Clarke , Nigel , Sargeant , Chris 
Small clean-stapled a5 P/b.30pp.Line illustrated.Neolithic man - barrows - Roman hill fort - Iron Age , BC & AD. , WEAPONS , Celts [history/ social history] Periods of reconstruction.[ white p/b line illus.Navy titles.]neat ink name to inner blank card.o/w Fine throughout, tight. minor handling outer covers.Undated PLS See our image 
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EARLY PENNINE SETTLEMENT  a Field Study, KING , ALAN , Geology Degree
10 KING , ALAN , Geology Degree EARLY PENNINE SETTLEMENT a Field Study
Clapham DALESMAN PUBLISHING Co Ltd 1970 1st Edition Paper Back VG Book 205X135mm Approx. 
A Dalesman Paperback.96pp.History & pre-history -archeaology arts crafts.the natives daily struggle for survival written for teacher/sudent & all interested by A King[ Degree in Geology etc] b/w illustrations to almost every page[geography enviroment, man's arrival ... clearance of forests, Bronze-age metal workers, Celtic & Romans field evidence etc... book- No inscsp. interior Fine] exterior light edgewear colour rub/fade, small thumb turning crease lower front, not clipped, 11s. PLS See our image 
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THE TINKLER-GYPSIES, McCORMICK, ANDREW
11 McCORMICK, ANDREW THE TINKLER-GYPSIES
DUMFRIES J MAXWELL 1907 2nd Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 185x130mm Approx 
Red bevel edged cloth boards with yellow and black illustration to front board, gilt titles to spine, 185x130mm approx. xxiv + 538pp +xxx + 1 page advert for the Gypsy Lore Society.B/W line drawing to title page, many photographic illustrations and fold out map.Introduction by John Sampson. First published in Dec 1906 to much acclaimas "The Tinkler-Gypsies of Galloway this is the 2nd Impression of Dec 1907 which was revised and amended throughout with additional photographic illustrations and two new chapters included being "A Scotch Gypsy Village" and "Tinklers' Bairns." The work then covering a wider field the title was amended to it's present form. The author had long studied the Gypsy character and was approached by the Editor of the Gallovidian to write an article on Billy Marshall a Gypsy then large in the public memory. In carrying out his research amongst the Tinklers and representatives of old Galloway families the result was 12 articles now "grafted together on one briar. A noted work on the Tinkler/ Gypsy/ Romani way of life, traditions and lore of over 100 hundred years ago. " Good (Book- Spine faded and some liquid spillage marks to boards.No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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AGRICULTURAL CHANGE and PEASANT CHOICE in a THAI VILLAGE, MOERMAN , Michael , Anthropology - University California
12 MOERMAN , Michael , Anthropology - University California AGRICULTURAL CHANGE and PEASANT CHOICE in a THAI VILLAGE
Berkley & L.A. UNIVERSITY of California Press 1968 1st Edition Hard Back Good Good- Book 240x140mm Approx 
h/b+jacket Good/Good - , 1st ed.227pp.Mr Ml Moerman - Anthropology California University.Social history , Rural change for survival [ country matters] Ethnoscience rice farming. "A most detailed anthropological account of Asian wet-rice farming . " - study of the Tai-Lue."Set out in 4 parts - Background , Farming Operations , Resources in Land & Labour and Choice & Change.Appendices , explanatory Notes , Measurements, glutinious rice , orthography etc.illus maps/tables 18 b/w plates.[ light waveyness to lower section ofpages to book would suggest some clear liquid spill at some time - however book clean throughout with tight binding , No inscsp/ annotion.] b/w photo illus Dust Jacket price-clipped, corners dot-scuffed, edgewear creasing, minor 5x3mm loss rear base spine corner - now in clear proprietary protective cover , NOT a library copy. PLS See our image 
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THE BANTU-SPEAKING TRIBES OF SOUTH AFRICA  An Ethnographical Survey Edited for the South African Inter-Unoversity Committee for African Studies, SCHAPERA , I , & Eleven Contributors
13 SCHAPERA , I , & Eleven Contributors THE BANTU-SPEAKING TRIBES OF SOUTH AFRICA An Ethnographical Survey Edited for the South African Inter-Unoversity Committee for African Studies
London ROUTLEDGE & Kegan Paul Ltd 1953 1st Edition Hard Back VG Book 255x160mm Approx 
1953.1st ed.4th imp.Bantu as they were - before being affected by the intrusion of Western Civilization -therefore containing Valuable Knowledge no longer obtainable in the field: H/b larger format.4th impression.Fold-out Map to rear. illustrated 40 b/w photographic plates.453pp. A work borne out of a resolution adopted by The Inter-University Committee for African Studies in July 1934 to "sponsor the preparation and publication of a handbook of South African Tribes". The greater part of the book is devoted to an account of the Bantu as they were..includes chapters on Racial Origins, Habitat, Domestic and Communal life, Law and Justice, Magic and Medicine, Music, Traditional Literature, Language etc.[Bright Red cloth boards+ Bright Gilt titles to book ; No inscsps, tight binding, minor light fox tan spotting to end papers+foredge.few marks to cloth. 2mm softness top/tail spine.1mm col rub/fade wear to corners. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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SOUTH ARABIAN HUNT, SERJEANT , R B , Professor
14 SERJEANT , R B , Professor SOUTH ARABIAN HUNT
London Luzac & Co Ltd & Totowa , N J Rowman & Littlefield 1976 071890172x / 9780718901721 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Fine Book 220x140mm Approx 
H/b+ D/j both FINE.1st ed.Professor RB Serjeant is currently Sir Thomas Adam's Professor of Arabic at Cambridge.He has travelled the Arab States , The Ibex hunt in pagan Arabia , both ritual and religious [ Eastern Yemen / Wadi Hadramawt / Madudah ] 143pp.Illustrated 18 plates B/w & Colour,29 chpts. Appendix; area Maps to end papers. [ book as new] no inscsp. Luzac & Co. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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Myths & Legends of the ABORIGINE, SMITH , William Ramsay
15 SMITH , William Ramsay Myths & Legends of the ABORIGINE
Middlesex Senate 1998 0091850398 / 9780091850395 1st Edition Thus Paper Back VG Book 215x130mm Approx 
P/b VG 1ed thus 13579108642.[original title included"Australian"] 356pp. Folklore of the Aborigines.[ Origins / Animal Myths / Religion / Social / Personal myths] b/w illustrated. the book itself very good neat stamped name, tight binding; however the cheap paper has browned/ tanned. PLS See our image 
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GREENLAND, THERKILSEN , Kjeld Rask , & Other Contributors
16 THERKILSEN , Kjeld Rask , & Other Contributors GREENLAND
Denmark The Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1954 No Binding Good Poor Book 225x150mm Approx. 
A Read Only Copy.Undated c. 1950's. Kjeld Rask Therkilsen & Other Contributors.Profusely illustrated b/w plates.Science & Exploration Surveying , Social History , History , Culture , past & present , Mountains Se a Ice Thule Fishermen " Eskimos " Norsemen , Greenlanders , Anthropoly tribes etc. indigeonous people[ cream cloth green illus.& title to front, No inscsp. tight binding , VG throughout] outer board spine lisfting away to base 10mm [ none missing]. Dust Jacket poor with edgewear of nick/tears & small loss. A Large loss to front base triangular section. .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE HEROIC AGE of SCANDINAVIA, TURVILLE-PETRE , G , Vigfusson Reader in Ancient Icelandic Literature & Antiquities
17 TURVILLE-PETRE , G , Vigfusson Reader in Ancient Icelandic Literature & Antiquities THE HEROIC AGE of SCANDINAVIA
London Hutchinson's University 1951 1st Edition Hard Back Fair Book 190x245mm Approx. 
Small H/b Fair.1st ed.16 chpts [ Archaeology & Classical authorities / Runes & oLd Norse language / Heroes of poetry & Legend / Heroes of Sweden & Denmark / Viking Wars 9th c. / Age of S Anskar / 10th c Denmark / Discovery of Iceland & Faeroe Islands / Settlements / Norway - Harald Finehair / Olaf Tryggvason / Age of S. OLaf / Scaldic / 1st Icelantic Historians ] Preface, Biblio; index.Maps to end papers.A Read Only Copy.[sound copy, no inscsp, 196pp. med fox tan to 1st/last few pages+ foredge.] covers weary & worn [Hutchinson University Library Publication NOT an Ex-Library copy] PLS See our image. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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