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1 Indian Notes and Monographs No. 40: The Cayapa Indians of Ecuador (Part II)
Barrett, S. A. Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation 1925 Hard Good Small Octavo 
i-viii; 183 - 476 pp; Book is a No. 40 in a series of publications relating to the American Aborigines. Presence of dry water marks on the book. Stamp of previous owner (D & C MCELRATH) on the fly page of the book. Book is profusely illustrated with photos and drawings 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Archaeology of the North Coast of Peru an Account of Exploration and Excavation in Viru and Lambayeque Valleys
Bennett, Wendell C. 1939 Soft Very good Octavo 
153 Pp. Report on the excavations in two valleys, including ceramic analysis, during various time periods. Other analysis include burials and burial goods. Includes artifact pictures and maps. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Archeological Regions of Colombia: A Ceramic Survey and Excavations in the Vicinity of Cali, Colombia
Bennett, Wendell C. and James A. Ford 1944 Soft Very good Large Octavo 
120 Pp and 82 Pp. Two papers on the archaeology of Colombia. 16 total plates, 45 figures, and 7 tables. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Falsifications and Misreconstructions of Pre-Columbian Art
Benson, Elizabeth P. and Elizabeth H. Boone (eds.) Harvard University 1982 Hard VG Octavo 
i-x; 142 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos and drawings. Examines Fraudulent Moche ceramic and silver vessels and Aztec stone sculpture and the careless and over- enthusiastic "restoration" of Classic Maya vases. 
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5 The Sea in the Pre-Columbian World: A Conference at Dumbarton Oaks, October 26th and 27th, 1974
Benson, Elizabeth P., editor Washington, D.C. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections Trustees for Harvard University 1977 Hard Very good Octavo 
vii; 188 Pp. Book is illustrated with maps, photographs, and drawings. 
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6 The Metallurgy and Technology of Gold and Platinum among the Pre-Columbian Indians
Bergsoe, Paul 1937 Soft Good + Octavo 
44 Pp. Former owners name (F.A. Riddell) stamp on cover and title page. Report on metallurgy of pre-columbian Indians of Columbia. Report includes the artifacts that they forged as well as the tools and methods utilized to accomplish this. Illustrated with photographs and tables. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Paracas Fabrics and Nazca Needlework
Bird, Junius 1954 Hard VG Quarto 
i-vii; 126 pp.; 128 Photo plates (many in color), 26 figs, charts Book provides an illustrated list of 99 specimens of Paracas fabrics and Nazca needlework, while also providing a thorough historical and technical study of the aforementioned textile. 
Price: 190.00 USD
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8 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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9 Social and Economic Organization in the Prehispanic Andes
Browman, David L., Richard L. Burger, and Mario A. Rivera, editors 1984 Soft Very good Quarto 
247 Pp. Twelve papers dealing largely with inter regional exchange in the Andean region. Illustrated with maps and photographs. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 The Prehistoric Occupation of Chavin de Huantar, Peru
Burger, Richard L. 1984 Soft Very good Octavo 
xv; 403 Pp. Report on the ceramics of various periods found at Chavin de Huantar and various other artifacts found there. 445 figures, including photos,, maps and diagrams. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Arqueologia y Prehistoria de Colombia
Celis, Eliecer Silva Tunja, Colombia Prensas de la Universidad Pedagogic y Technologica 1968 Soft Good + Octavo 
224 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs and drawings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Archaeological Investigations in Peru. Selected Papers: I
Cole, John R., Donald A. Proulx, David L. Browman, Peter G. Roe, Alana Cordy-Collins, Renee Opperman, Thomas Pozorski, David H. Andrews, and Shelia Pozorski Greeley, Colorado Museum of Anthropology University of Northern Colorado Soft Very good Quarto 
167 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs, maps, drawings. 
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13 Indian Art of Mexico and Central America
Covarrubias, Miguel Alfred A. Knopf Inc. 1957 Hard VG Fair Quarto 
i-xvi; 360 pp.; Book is profusely illustrated with photos, drawings and numerous paintings by Covarrubias. There are slight tears on the spine and edges of the cover jacket. Discusses and illustrates art and culture of the region from the Archaic through Aztec. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Drained Field Agriculture in Central and South America
Darch, J. P., editors 1983 Soft Very good Quarto 
xiv; 263 Pp. 13 papers on various agricultural topics related to Central and South America groups. These topics include raised fields of Lake Titicaca in Peru, agriculture in Veracruz, and many more. Illustrated with maps, photographs, and tables. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15 Moche Occupation of the Santa Valley, Peru
Donnan, Christopher B. 1973 Soft Very good Octavo 
ix; 144 Pp. Report on the Moche occupation of the Santa Valley. 318 figures and 13 plates, including various photographs of ceramic, metal, and bone artifacts. 3 Folded maps in back pocket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 A Preceramic Settlement on the Central Coast of Peru: Asia, Unit 1
Engel, Frederic 1963 Soft Very good Quarto 
139 Pp. 271 figures including photographs, profiles, burials, and site plans. 14 tables and 6 charts. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Poblaciones Indigenas: De La Argentina Su Origen Su Pasado Su Presente
Frau, Salvador Canals 1953 Hard Very good Tears on top edge, else good Octavo 
575 Pp. 132 figures, including illustrations and maps. 56 plates. Discusses indigenous populations of Argentina from prehistory to modern times. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Checan
Hoyle, Rafael Larco 1965 Hard Very good prices clipped else very good Quarto 
146 Pp. "Essay on Erotic elements in Peruvian art". 173 total photographs, 135 of which are in color. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 Andes 3: Excavations at Pechiche and Garbanzal, Tumbes Valley, Peru
Izumi, S. & K. Terada 1996 Hard VG + Very Good Quarto 
i-v; 109 pages in VG box. Profusely illustrated with Photos, diagrams, drawings, and maps. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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20 The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition To The Southern Hemisphere During The Years 1849-'50-'51-'52
J., Gilliss M.; MacRae A; Phelps, S. L; Smith, E. R U.S. Gov't Printing Office 1855 Hard Good + for age Quarto 
i-ix; + 300 pages. Foxing and smudging on flyleaf and end papers but generally pretty clean. Previous owner's name on first fly leaf. A wide-ranging report on the natural history of the areas visited. Eighteen chromolithographs, 3 of artifacts and 15 of birds. Pp 111-150 is a chapter by Thomas Ewbank entitled, "A Description of the Indian Antiquities Brought From Chile and Peru, By The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition". Numerous full-page drawings of fishes, reptiles and fossils and smaller drawings of artifacts. Charts and maps. Marbled boards. Leather-tipped corners and front of rear board rubbed and top and bottom of leather spine torn for an inch or less. A real treasure w/ chapters by Jeffries Wyman, Spencer F. Baird, Asa Gray and T.A. Conrad. Price based on anthropological content. 
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