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1 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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2 Archaeology of New Jersey
Cross, Dorothy Trenton, New Jersey The Archaeological Society of New Jersey and the New Jersey State Museum 1941 Hard Good + Quarto 
xii; 271 Pp. Front and back cover is loose. Book is illustrated with photographs, maps, and charts. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 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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4 Proceedings of the 1989 Smoking Pipe Conference: Selected Papers
Hayes, Charles F. III, editor 1992 Soft Very good Quarto 
ix; 187 Pp. Compilation of papers relating to smoking pipes in Native American cultures. Includes the evolution of the smoking pipes through European contact and its use in ceremonies. Illustrated with photographs, tables, and charts. 
Price: 50.00 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 The Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Lower Hudson Valley and Neighboring Regions: Essasys in Honor of Louis A. Brennan
Kraft, Herbert C. Bethlehem, CT Fund for Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Franklin Pierce College 1991 Soft Good + Quarto 
xiii; 254 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawings. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 The Recovery of Meaning: Historical Archaeology in the Eastern United States
Mark P. Leone & Parker B. Potter, Jr. Anthropological Society of Washington 1988 Soft VG Octavo 
i-x; 490 pp. Book is illustrated with photos, diagrams, drawings, tables and maps. !9 essays covering the history of the Atlantic slope from the Spanish conquest of the Southeast to chattel slavery and 19th century industrial capitalism 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Archaeology in America, An Encyclopedia 1: Northeast and Southeast
McManamon, Francis P., editor Westport, CT Greenwood Publishing Group 2009 Hard Very good Quarto 
xxvi; 398 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps. Cover is color photo of Fort Smupter. Part of a four-volume set available for $200. Discusses numerous Paleoindian sites, particularly between VA and Nova Scotia: Archaic sites, particularly in the Tennessee and Mississippi valleys; Middle Woodland, particularly in the south; Mississippian sites such as Etowah, Moundville, Parkin and Lake Jackson; Spiro; Iroquoian sites in the north, early contact sites of the Vikings, Basques, and French in the north and Spanish in the south; later contact sites such as Jamestown and Natchez in the south; fully colonial sites, particularly in Massachusetts; battlefields in the north for the Revolution and in the south for the Revolution and especially the Civil War. 
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9 Thirty-third Annual Archaeological Report 1921-22: Appendix to the Report of the Minister of Education Ontario
Orr, R. B. Toronto, Canada Clarkson W. James 1922 Soft Good + Octavo 
137 Pp. Lower section of spine repaired with tape. First couple of pages and cover are loose. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 A Preliminary Bibliography of Early Man in Eastern North America
Peter L. Storck Royal Ontario Museum 1975 Soft VG 
107 pp.; Stamp of previous owner on the top right corner of the fly leaf, spotting on upper left corner of front cover, light blue staining on front cover. 1242 entries listed alphabetically by author and indexed by state and province, topics, and sites and localities. 
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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 1st Hard Good Quarto 
lxiii; 532 Pp. Spine is loose. Book is worn on corners. Former owners name stamp inside front cover and both side of fly leaf. Smudges on same pages. Nicer than most of this edition. Book contains additional papers including: Pictographs of 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. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. UMVARF 
Price: 70.00 USD
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13 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 
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14 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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15 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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16 The Archaeology of Martha's Vinyard: A Framework of the Prehistory of Southern New England A Study of Coastal Ecology and Adaptation
Ritchie, William A. Garden City, New York The Natural History Press 1969 Hard Very good Jacket spine torn at top and bottom, else fair Octavo 
xvi; 253 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs, charts, and tables. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Ethnohistory and Archaeology: Approaches to Postcontact Change in the AMericas
Rogers, J. Daniel and Samuel M. Wilson Plenum 1993 Hard Vg octavo 
xvi+237 Pp w/ numerous maps and charts. Other than light rubbing at corners near fine. Discusses change among several groups in the Caribbean, El Salvador, Mexico and the US. 
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18 Foundations of Northeast Archaeology
Snow, Dean R. 1981 hard very good Large octavo 
xiv; 266 Pp. Seven papers by eminent scholars discussing way of approaching the study of Northeast prehistory. Contributors include Bruce Trigger, Dena Dincauze, Dean Snow, Douglas Ubelaker, and George Armelagos. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 The Archaeology of New England
Snow, Dean R. 1980 Hard VG Small Quarto 
i-ix; 379 pages; A well-done summary by one of the regional experts; Well illustrated with maps, drawings, diagrams and photos 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Michaud: A Paleoindian Site in the New England-Maritimes Region
Spiess, Arthur E., Deborah Brush Wilson Augusta, Maine The Maine Historic Preservation Commision and The Maine Archaeological Society, Inc 1987 Soft Good + Quarto 
vi; 232 Pp. Top of the spine is torn. Book is illustrated with photographs, tables, and drawings.A detailed discussion of the excavation and the analysis of the Michaud site. Detailed, well-illustrated inventory of the artifacts and a comparison of material from throughout the greater Northeast. 
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