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1 Putnam Anniversary Volume. Anthropological Essays Presented to Frederic Ward Putnam in Honor of his 70th Birthday
Boaz, Franz, ed. New York G.E.Strechert & Co. 1909 1st Soft Front cover and spine water stained else Good + Large quarto 
x+627.illustrated with numerous photographs, drawings, paintings and an actual sample of purpura-dyed cloth. The text block and covers are rough cut. The pages are uncut. Printed on Normandy vellum, a strong, hand-made paper designed to imitate vellum. Cover and spine are water stained, and have slight chipping on the edges. The cover and the flyleaf are signed by the legendary North American ethnologist Fred Eggan. The volume consists of 25 essays, most by eminent scholars of American anthropology, and Putnam's bibliography. Contributors include: Kroeber; Fewkes; Willoughby; Mills; Moorehead; Saville; Pepper; Fletcher; Bowditch; Tozzer; Peabody; Nuttall; Goddard; Barrett; Hrdlicka; Boaz; Dixon; Swanton; H.I.Smith; and Dorsey. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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2 The Archaeology of the McCain Valley Study Area in Eastern San Diego County, California: A Scientific Class II Cultural Resource Inventory
Cook, John R., Scott G. Fulmer San Diego, CA Archaeological Systems Management, Inc. 1981 1st Soft Very good Quarto 
ix; 251 Pp. Illustrated with table, photographs, and maps, folding. Slight soiling on light brown covers 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 The Archaeology of the Northeast Mojave Desert
Coombs, Gary B. Bureau of Land Management, California 1979 Soft VG Quarto 
i-iv; 148 pp.; Book is illustrated with tables, drawings and maps. Reports results of an inventory of approximately 17,000 acres of the northeastern portion of the Mojave desert. A number of prehistoric and historic sites, some of which apparently were significant, were documented. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 The Discovery of North America
Cumming, W.P., R. A. Skelton, D. B. Quinn New York, NY American Heritage Press 1971 Hard Very good Fair + Quarto 
304 Pp. Book is illustrated profusely with maps and drawings. The subject of the volume is the discovery of North America as seen, experienced, and recorded by Europeans from the earliest vaguely reported transatlantic voyages to the establishment of permanent settlement in the first third of the seventeenth century. The selections and the accompanying illustrations are limited to those written or made in the period of discovery up to c. 1634. Were it not for the fact this book was mass produced it would cost and be worth much more. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Anthropological Papers in Memory of Earl H. Swanson, Jr.
Harten, Lucille B., Claude N. Warren, Donald R. Tuohy, editors Pocatello, Idaho The Idaho Museum of Natural History 1980 Soft Very good Quarto 
vii; 150 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs, charts, and maps. Compilation of papers on a variety of sites. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Handbook of North American Indians. California
Heizer, Robert F. 1978 Hard G+ Quarto 
i-xv; 800 pages. Book illustrated with photos, maps, diagrams and tables. Rubbing on covers. Thorough summary of California archaeoogy, ethnology and missions. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Archaeology in America, An Encyclopedia 4: West Coast and Artic/Subartic
McManamon, Francis P., editor Westport, CT Greenwood Publishing Group 2009 1st Hard Very good Quarto 
viii; 386 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps. Full color cover w/ scene of weathered totem poles. Few light pencil checks on table of contents, else near fine. One of a set of four which is available for $200. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8 Ethnohistory and Archaeology: Approaches to Postcontact Change in the AMericas
Rogers, J. Daniel and Samuel M. Wilson Plenum 1993 Hard Vg octavo 
xvi+237 Pp w/ numerous maps and charts. Other than light rubbing at corners near fine. Discusses change among several groups in the Caribbean, El Salvador, Mexico and the US. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Aboriginal Society in Southern California
Strong, William Duncan Banning, California Malki Museum Press Morongo Indian Reservation 1972 Reprint of 1929 edition Soft Very good Large Octavo 
x; 358 Pp. Book is illustrated with maps and tables. Reprint of University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology Vol XXVI w/ a new Forward by Ralph Beals and an Introduction by Lowell Bean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Tobacco, Pipes and Smoking Customs of the American Indians Vols I & II
West, George A. Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 1934 Original front wraps bound into boards ex libris else very good 
With the exception of the following library markings the vols look new w/ carmine covers w/ gold lettering. The library markings include Dewey Decimal numbers in gold and evidence that a sticker has been removed from the base of the spine. There are penciled Dewey Decimal numbers on the front paper covers and title pages. There is an attractive book plate from the Huntington Free Library and the Museum of the American Heye Foundation inside the front covers and their blind stamp on the lower right hand corner of the title pages. These do little to detract from the appearance of these beautiful vols. Vol I has 477 Pp w/ a frontis photo, 18 figs and 19 maps. Vol II has 257 full-page plates w/ facing pages describing in detail each of the thousands of specimens pictured. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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