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1 Forty-fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology 1927-1928
Washington D.C. Government Printing Office 1930 Soft Fair Quarto 
vii; 857 Pp. Former owners name, in pencil, on title page. Cover is detached from book. Spine is frayed and detached in some places. Contains: The Salishan Tribes of the Western Plateaus, by James A. Teit, editied by Franz Boas. Tattoing and Face and Body Painting of the Thompson Indians, British Columbia, by James A. Teit, edited by Franz Boas. The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, by Elise Viault Steedman. The Osage Tribe: Rite of the Wa-xo'-be, by Francis La Flesche. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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2 Thiry-First Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1909-1910
Washington, D.C. Washington Government Printing Office 1916 Hard Good Quarto 
1037 Pp. Some pages are loose in place, but still attached and present. Book plate and former owner's name stamp inside front cover. Book is illustrated with drawings. Contains: Tsimshian Mythology, by Franz Boas, based on texts recorded by Henry W. Tate. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3 Totem Poles of the Gitksan, Upper Skeena River, British Colombia
Barbeau, Marius Ottawa National Museum of Canada 1929 Soft Good+ Octavo 
i-vii; 275 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos. Signature of previous owner (W.B. Hinsdale) stamped on lower right of the front cover. Lower right corner of front cover chipped away. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History. Volume 5. Publications of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition: I and II Kwakiutl Texts
Boas, Franz, George Hunt American Museum of Natural History 1902 Soft Good + Large Quarto 
402 Pp. Front cover separated from part 2. Back cover missing from part 1. Covers are chipped at edges. Pages uncut. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America
Donald, Leland Berkeley, California University of California Press 1997 Hard Very good Very good Octavo 
xvi; 379 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs and tables. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Traditions of the Quinalt Indians
Farrand, Livingston and W.S. Kahnweiler New York American Museum of Natural History 1902 1st Soft Slight chipping on covers, else VG Oversized 
55 Pp. Uncut. Related 17 Quinault stories. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 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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8 Art of the Northwest Coast Indians
Inverarity, Robert Bruce Berkeley, California University of California Press 1950 Soft Very good Quarto 
xiv; 243 Pp. Book is illustrated profusely with photographs, some in color. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Research in Economic Anthropology: Prehistoric Economies of the Pacific Northwest Coast
Isaac, Barry L., editor 1988 Hard Very good Octavo 
xi; 351 Pp. Multiple papers on various topics relating to the prehistoric economies of the Northwest coast. Topics include how they have changed throughout prehistory, what has been used for the basis of economy, and its relation to archaeology. Illustrated with maps charts and tables. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Under Mount Saint Elias: The History and Culture of the Yakutat Tlingit Volume 7: Parts 1, 2 and 3
Laguna, Frederica de 1972 Soft Very good Quarto 
xlix; 1395 Pp. Report on the Yakutat Tlingit including all aspects of the culture from their daily lives to trade, structures to magic based on archaeology and ethnology. Illustrated with maps, photographs, and plans. Small former owner's name stamps on front covers and bottom of page blocks. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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11 American Indian Tomahawks
Peterson, Harold L. Heye Foundation Museum of the American Indian 1971 Revised edition of 1965 original Hard VG+ 
142 Pp. + 107 Plates illustrating 314 tomahawks + 13 additional plates. The definitive study on the subject. Were it not for very minor wear on the corners and a former owner's signature it would be described as "fine". 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1882-'83
Powell, J. W. Washington D.C. Government Printing Office 1886 Hard Good Quarto 
lxiii; 532 Pp. Top 1/4" of spine cover missing. Spots on front cover of the book. Worn at the edges. Some pages are detached but present. Title page is clipped at top, presumably to remove name. In addition to the administrative report the book contains papers including: Pictographs of the North American Indians, by Garrick Mallery. Pottery of the Ancient Pueblos, by William H. Holmes. The Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley, by William H. Holmes. Origin and development of form and ornament in ceramic art, by William H. Holmes. A study of Pueblo pottery as illustrative of Zuni culture growth, by Frank Hamilton Cushing 
Price: 70.00 USD
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13 Eighteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1896-'97 Part 2
Powell, J. W. Editor Washington D.C. Smithsonian Institution 1899 1st Hard Good + Quarto 
521-997 Pp. Front cover is loose. Book plate of the School of American Research inside front cover. The paper in this Indian Land Cessions of the United States compiled by Charles C. Royce with an introduction by Cyrus Thomas. Book is illustrated with tables and 67 full-page and usually two-page maps, most in color. Chronicles the "Cession" of land by Indian groups across the country. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14 Archaeology and the Social History of Ships
Richard A. Gould Cambridge University Press 2000 Soft VG Octavo 
i-xiv; 360 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos and drawings. Belongs to UMVARF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Pipes that won't Smoke; Coal that won't Burn
Sheehan, Carol Calgary, Alberta Glenbow Museum 1981 Soft Very good Quarto 
214 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps. A catalogue of an exhibition of Hiada argillite carvings (much more than pipes) with essays concerning various aspects of the art form. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 American Indians in the Pacific: The Theory behind the Kon-Tiki Expedition
Thor Heyerdahl Rand McNally & Company 1952 Hard VG Fair Large Octavo 
i-xv; 821 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos and diagrams. Slight tear on jacket of the book 
Price: 60.00 USD
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17 The American Indian in the United States
Warren K. Moorehead The Andover Press 1914 Hard Good Large Octavo 
440 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos and tables. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 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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