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1 Nunamiut Ethnoarchaeology
Binford, Lewis R 1978 Hard Very good Tattered at top but generally good Octavo 
xiii; 509 Pp. A landmark study. Parallel research into the Nunamiut in the past and present. Groups research and information by seasons. Numerous photographs, illustrations, and tables in each chapter. Previous owner's name (Emanuel Brietberg) name on flyleaf. MB 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Contributions to Chipewyan Ethnology
Birket-Smith, Kaj Nordisk Forlag, Copenhagen Gyldendalske Boghandel 1930 1st Soft Fair Octavo 
113 Pp. Cover and spine are torn. Front cover is missing a section on middle right side. Though the cover is damaged the text is in very good condition. Book is illustrated with photographs and drawings. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 The Central Eskimo
Boaz, Franz 1888 Soft Good Quarto 
405-675 Pp. 9 plates and 25 figures, including various illustrations of artifacts. Extracted from the Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, tape full length of spine. 
Price: 25.00 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 Tree Ring Bulletin (Vol.1, No.1 - Vol.10, No.4)
Douglass, A.E.; Waldo S. Glock; Harold S. Colton; John C. McGregor (eds.) The Tree Ring Society 1934-1944 Hard Good+ Octavo 
Ex Libras Kampsville Archaeological Library. Each number ranges from 8-40 pages. Signatures and stamps of previous owner (Walter W. Taylor) in several places.Illustrated with photos, drawings and charts. Numerous articles illustrating early yrs of tree-ring dating illustrating various fields of endeavor and evolving methods. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Of Men and Herds in Barrenland Prehistory
Gordon, Bryan H.C. 1975 Soft Good Quarto 
i-xxiii; 541 pages. Book illustrated with photos, diagrams and maps. Study of people of Arctic Small Tool Tradition and the relationships among bands and caribou herds. Signature of former owner at the top right corner of cover. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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7 Out of the North: The Subarctic Collection of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Hail, Barbara A. and Duncan, Kate C. 1989 Soft New Quarto 
301 pages. This catalogue of artifacts in the collections of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology focusses on items made by sub-Arctic Indian and Metis women from natural materials, such as boots, moccasins, stockings, gloves, pockets, jackets, baby carriers, baskets, trays and drums. Includes description of the travels and collections made by Emma Mary Colcleugh (1846-1940) the second woman tourist in the north (Prairies and Mackenzie Valley) between 1888 and 1894. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 The Putuligayuk River Delta Overlook Site: Fragile Traces of Ancient Man at Prudhow Bay, Beaufort Sea, Alaska
Lobdell, John E. 1985 Soft Very good Quarto 
v; 175 Pp. 16 plates, 13 figures, 5 tables, 16 plates, which consists of photographs of artifacts, site plans, and artifact distribution. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Material Culture of the Iglulik Eskimos. Report of the Fifth Thule Expedition 1921-24. Vol IV No.1
Mathiassen, Therkel Nordisk Forlag, Copenhagen Gyldendalske Boghandel 1928 1st Soft VG large octavo 
242 Pp. Minor tearing at the top of spine. Book is illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps. A comprehensive ethnography of this caribou, seal and small whale hunting and fishing Inuit group from eastern Canada. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Archaeology of the Lake Harbour District, Baffin Island
Maxwell, Moreau S. 1973 Soft VG Quarto 
i-ix; 362 pages. Book illustrated with maps, diagrams and tables. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 New perspectives in Canadian Archaeology
McKay, A. G., editor Ottawa, Ontario Royal Society of Canada 1976 Soft Good + O 
ix; 258 Pp. Former owner's name written in pen on title page. Book is illustrated with drawings and tables. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 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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13 Prehistory of the Eastern Arctic
Moreau S. Maxwell 1985 Hard VG Octavo 
i-xiii; 327 pp.; Book details the attempts to arrange in sequence descriptions of adaptive technologies, tactics and strategies devised by the prehistoric Eastern Arctic Eskimos over nearly a 4000 year period. Book profusely illustrated illustrated with diagrams and photos 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Taphonomy and Archaeology in the Upper Pleistocene of the Northern Yukon Territory: A Glimpse of the Peopling of the New World
Morlan, Richard E. 1980 Soft Very good Quarto 
xxvii; 398 Pp. Report on what were thought at the time to be perhaps the earliest evidence of humans in North America. Illustrates and describes the bone fragments from the Old Crow river which were thought to be artifacts. The legitimacy of these claims are now in question in many quarters. Illustrated with tables, photographs, and maps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 The Dentition of Arctic Peoples
Turner, Christy G. II 1991 Hard Very good Octavo 
xiv; 281 Pp. Report on comparisons between modern and historic peoples from the Arctic, specifically in relation to teeth. Includes photographs, charts, and illustrations. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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