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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 The Caribou Eskimos: Material and Social Life and Their Cultural Position. 2 Vol
Birket-Smith, Kaj Copenhagen Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag 1929 1st Soft VG small quarto 
Vol I 312 Pp + 1 map, 116 figs (photos and drawings); vol II 420 Pp, 5 figs. Untrimmed covers are tattered, but wouldn't be if they were trimmed; tears of up to 1" at both tops and bottoms of spines. James B. Griffin's signature on cover of vol I. Books are from estate of Moreau Maxwell. Contents clean, bright and solid. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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3 The Eyak Indians of the Copper River Delta, Alaska
Birket-Smith, Kaj, Frederica De Laguna 1938 First Soft Good Octavo 
591 Pp. 18 text figures and 18 plates, including photographs of artifacts and people, maps and artifact illustrations. Uncut. Library stamp on fly page and title page. Former owners name stamped on title page. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 Handbook of North American Indians Volume 5: Arctic
Damas, David, editor 1984 Hard Very good Quarto 
xvi; 829 Pp. 28 papers that are divided into different geographic regions. Illustrated with numerous photographs of artifacts and people along with maps and tables. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Handbook of American Indians: North of Mexico Part 1
Hodge, Frederick Webb, Editor Washington D.C. Smithsonian Institution 1907 1st Hard G+ Octavo 
ix+972 Pp. Contains a descriptive list of the stocks, confederacies, tribes, tribal divisions, and settlements north of Mexico, accompanied with the various names by which they have been known, together with biographies of Indians of note, sketches of their history, archaeology, manners, arts, customs, and institutions and the aboriginal words incorporated into the English language. Contributors of the signed articles include 46 ethnologists and archaeologists ranging from S.A. Barrett to Cyrus Thomas, most of whom had extensive and intimate knowledge with Indians who lived in the pre-reservation period and whose languages they spoke. This volume covers topics extending from Aanetun to Mythology. This is the first part of what is arguably the most valuable publication of the BAE. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps, some folding. Rubbed on corners and at base of spine. Front cover loose. Not as bright as new. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 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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7 Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institutions 1881-'82
Powell, J. W., Editor Washington D.C. Government Printing Office 1884 Hard Ex-libris, else good Quarto 
lxxiv; 606 Pp. Front cover loose. Worn on edges. Tears on spine. Private book plate inside front cover. Spots on covers. Better than most of this edition. In addition to administrative report papers include: Notes on certain Maya and Mexican Manuscripts, by Cyrus Thomas. On Masks, labrets, and Certain Aboriginal Customs, by W. H. Dall. Navajo weavers, by Dr. Washington Matthews. Omaha Sociology, by Rev. J. Owen Dorsey. Prehistoric Textile Fabrics of the United States, by William H. Holmes. Catalogue of Collections made During the Field Season of 1881, by William H. Holmes. Catalogue of the Collections From New Mexico and Arizona in 1881, by James Stevenson. Illustrated with tables and drawings. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Northern Nomadic Hunter-Gatherers
Riches, David London, England Academics Press 1982 Hard Very good Octavo 
xii; 242 Pp. Book is illustrated with a map. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Archaeological Investigations on Agattu, Aleutian Islands
Spaulding, Albert C. Ann Arbor, Michigan University of Michigan 1962 Soft Very good Octavo 
79 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs, tables, and drawings. 
Price: 12.00 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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