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1 Hogup Cave
Aikens, C. Melvin University of Utah Anthropological Papers 1999 Soft As new Quarto 
286 pp.; Long out of print, DANGER CAVE and HOGUP CAVE were milestones in Great Basin archaeological studies. Available again, these volumes explore Danger and Hogup caves, sites that though they are located about sixty miles apart in the Great Salt Lake Desert, are nevertheless archaeologically related. Containing fill dating from approximately 6,400 BC through historic times, the data from both caves present insights into the lifeways of successive peoples who, over thousands of years, adapted to changes in the desert environment. The result of well-controlled excavation methods done under difficult and demanding circumstances, both of these books include thorough scientific analysis of cultural materials and environmental data making them both essential studies of the Deseret West in New World prehistory. 
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2 Pageant in the Wilderness: the Story of the Escalante Expedition to the Interior Basin
Bolton, Herbert E. Salt Lake City, Utah Utah State Historical Society 1950 Hard Very good Octavo 
265 Pp. Letters on front cover are faded. Book plate inside front cover. Crossed out information with black ink on for edge. Book is illustrated primarily with photographs. 
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3 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. 
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4 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. 
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5 Prehistory, Ethnohistory, and History of Eastern Nevada: A Cultural Resources Summary of the Elko and Ely Districts
James, Steven R., editor 1981 Soft Very good Quarto 
x; 387 Pp. Report on Elko and Ely districts through time, from paleoindian to historic. Includes study of lithics, rock art, and present cultures for related time periods. Illustrated with photographs, maps, and tables. 
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6 Excavations at Hells Midden Dinosaur National Monument
Lister, Robert H. Boulder, Colorado University of Colorado Press 1951 Soft Very good Octavo 
iii; 49 Pp. Minor tear at top of spine. Book is illustrated with maps, tables, and drawings. 
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7 Archaeology in America, An Encyclopedia 3: Southwest and Great Basin/Plateau
McManamon, Francis P., editor Westport, CT Greenwood Publishing Group 2009 Hard Very good Quarto 
viii; 346 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps. Near fine with light check marks in the table of contents. Cover is color photo of Alcove House at Bandelier. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8 Ethnomusicology of the Flathead Indians
Merriam, Alan P. New York, New York Wenner-Gren Foundation For Anthropological Research, Inc. 1967 Soft good+ Small Quarto 
xvi; 403 Pp. Illustrated with photos, music scores and tables. Minor soiling of beige covers. 
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9 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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10 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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11 Beamers, Bobwhites, and Blue-Points: Tributes to the Career of Paul W. Parmalee
Purdue, James R., Walter E. Klippel, Bonnie W. Styles, editors 1991 Soft Good + Quarto 
ix; 436 Pp. Multiple papers on various prehistoric cultures and their utilization of fauna for subsistence and other uses. Numerous tables and figures, including photographs of artifacts, site plans, and maps. MB 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 An Overview of the Cultural Resources of the Western Mojave Desert
Stickel, E. Gary, Lois J. Weinman-Roberts Riverside, California 1980 Soft Very good Quarto 
iv; 350 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Holocene Archeology Near Squaw Butte, Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Tipps, Betsy L. Salt Lake City, Utah P-III Associates, Inc 1995 Soft Very good Quarto 
xx; 208 Pp. Book is illustrated with tables, photographs, and drawings. Reports the pedestrian survey of 878 acres in the Squaw Butte area of Canyonlands National Park. Artifacts documented all phases of Archaic through Pueblo III Anasazi. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 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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15 Pleistocene Studies in Southern Nevada
Worthington, H. M., Dorothy Ellis, editors 1967 Soft Good + Quarto 
v; 411 Pp. Multiple papers on the the Pleistocene in southern Nevada. All papers relate to the Tule Springs site including its geology, archaeology, flora, and fauna recovered from the site. Illustrated with photographs, charts, and maps. Site and state maps in back pocket. Spine is torn at bottom. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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