Antiques Ireland Logo

 

  
Return to the Main Book List Page

Anthropology


13258. Baralt, Guillermo A: La Buena Vista 1833-1904 Estancia de frutos menores, fabrica de harinas y hacienda cafetalera.

Fedeicomiso de Conservacion de Puert Rico, 1988. 140pp. 23 x 30.5 cm. A farming estate near Ponce, in the nineteenth century. Copiously illustrated, with maps and diagrams. Laminated pictorial card covers. In very good condition. 18.50


18323. Cohen, Mark Nathan: The Food Crisis in Prehistory Overpopulation and the Origin of Agriculture.

New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1977. x + 341 pp. 21 x 14 cm. Bibliography. Index. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Bookplate of DDA Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast, on the front pastedown. Spine sunfaded, otherwise in very good condition. "An outstanding book." 10.00


17477. Coon, Carleton S: The Hunting Peoples.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1972. 413 pp. 24 x 16 cm. 33 illustrations. 6 maps, and end-paper maps. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked brown boards. Book in good condition, in a spine-faded dustwrapper. 10.00


18512. Covarrubias, Rose: Island of Bali.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. xxv + 417 + (32) + x pp. 24 x 16.5 cm. Extensively illustrated, some in colour, and with an album of photographs by Rose Covarrubias. Folded map. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked black and yellow boards. No dustwrapper. Boards a little dusty, minor shelfwear, and crease to map, otherwise in very good condition. Generously illustrated, this is a glimpse of Bali before the advent of the mass tourism and the challenges this throws up. 30.00


17467. Gmelch, Sharon and Pat Langan: Tinkers and Travellers.

Dublin: The O'Brien Press, 1975. 144 pp. 25 x 19 cm. 86 illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Silver-blocked red boards, in an edge-rubbed dustwrapper. The book, itself, is in very good condition. 12.00


17422. Hallet, Jean-Pierre with Alex Pelle: Pygmy Kitabu.

London: Souvenir Press Ltd, 1974. xii + 434 + (i) pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. 20 plates and twenty other illustrations in text, some full-page. Coloured ep maps. Gold-blocked brown boards, in slightly-worn dw. Grubby fore-edges.. Review copy, with publisher's slips tipped in. Overall in fair/ good condition. 10.00


18324. Helvenson, Patricia A. and Paul G. Bahn: Desperately Seeking Trance Plants: Testing the"Three Stages of Trance" Model.

New York: R.J. Communications LLC, 2002. (1) + 58 pp + (4). 27 x 21 cm. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. "a detailed discussion of the various types of trance states,...means of induction etc." 15.00


17474. Hvalkof, Soren and Peter Aaby, editors: Is God an American? An Anthropological Perspective on the Missionary Work of the Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Denmark: IWGIA and Survival International, 1981. 192 pp. 25 x 17.5 cm. Fourteen essays. Thirteen illustrations. Tables. Maps. Bibliographies. Index. Pictorial matt card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


18792. Kidd, Dudley: The Essential Kafir.

London: A. & C.1925. Second edition. 435 pp. 63 full-page illustrations from photographs by the author. Covers worn. Tear to bottom gutter of front board/spine, and stain to rear board, otherwise fair/ good. First published in 1904. 15.00


971. McCall, Major A.: Lushai Chrysalis.

London: 1949. 320pp. Folding map, 54 photo illustrations. Orig. cloth (slightly stained) d.w. A study of the Lushai hills and peoples on the Indo - Burmese border. 13.00


17870. O'Connor, Peter: Walking Good Travels to Music in Romania and Hungary.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1971. 112 pp. 22.5 x 14 cm. 7 plates. Gold-blocked brown boards, in a repaired dustwrapper. Overall in good condition. Travels in eastern Europe in search of "Gypsy" music. 15.00


1140. Taring, Rinchen Dolma: Daughter of Tibet.

London: 2nd printing 1971. 280pp. illustrated. map, d.w. v.g. A first hand account of the everyday world and domestic life of a Tibetan noble family over 50 years. She was the first Tibetan girl to learn to speak and write English. Glimpses into an all too recently vanished world 12.00


18793. Watts, C. C.: Dawn in Swaziland.

London: The Society for the Propogation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 1922. viii + 127 pp. 19 x 13.5 cm. 39 illustrations. Gold-blocked blue boards. A very interesting account of the history and culture of Swaziland, with excellent photographs 10.00


18794. Weeks, Alvin G.: Massoit of the Wampanoags, with a brief commentary on Indian character and sketches of other great Chiefs Tribes and Nations

Boston (?): Privately Printed, 1920. 270 pp. 19 x 13 cm. F.e.p. removed, with no loss of text. Gold-blocked red boards. In good condition. With a chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobanoak, three early native friends of the Plymouth Colonists. The author is described as being, in 1910, Great Sachem of the Improved Order of Red Men of Massachusetts. Massasoit, Chief of the Wampanoag tribe, 1620 to 1661, was a powerful native ruler in the then New England. He was instrumental in the survival of the early settlers at Plymouth. 15.00


20227. Williams, Thomas and James Calvert: Fiji and the Fijians and Missionary Labours among the Cannibals; extended with notices of recent events.

London: Hodder and Stoughton third edition1870. 17.5 x 12 cm. Two volumes bound as one. Edited by George Stringer Rowe. viii+266+470 pp. illustrated, no map, gilt blocked brown boards showing some wear, a fair copy only. The illustrations are very good. 30.00

Copyright Antiques Ireland, All Rights Reserved

hits

Site by CA404