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1 Amazonia Peruana
Lima, Peru Centro Amazonico de Antropologia y Apliacion Practica 1980 Soft Good + Octavo 
275 Pp. Book is illustrated with diagrams and tables. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Thirtieth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1908-1909
Washington D.C. Government Printing Office 1915 1st Hard Good + Quarto 
453 Pp. In addition to the administrative report the book contains 2 papers: Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, by Matilda Coxe Stevenson and An Inquiry into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians, by Walter E. Roth. Illustrated with drawings. UMVARF 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Datos Etnograpficos de Venezuela
Alvarado, Lisandro 1945 Soft Fair Octavo 
i-xx; 412 pages. This is an old, but worthwhile, book on poor quality paper. Corners often bent. Tear where front cover joins spine. Previous owner's stamp on top edge. UMVARF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Shailili-Ko: Desubrimiento De Las Fuentes Del Orinoco
Anduze, Pablo J 1958 Soft Fair Octavo 
412 pages; Book documents the discovery of the source of the Orinoco river, with extensive discussions of the aborigines; The book is illustrated with black and white pictures. Paper is poor quality. Photos are not. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Calendars in Mesoamerica and Peru: Native American computations of time
Aveni, Anthony F., Gordon Brotherston, editors 1983 Soft very good quatro 
viii; 263 Pp. 14 tables, 30 figures, and 11 plates, Ten papers (two in Spanish) + appendix 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Fuentes Historicas Peruanas
Barrenechea, Raul Porras 1963 Soft Good; Poor quality paper Octavo 
601 pages, photos of antique drawings, previous owner's name stamps 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 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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8 Archaeological Investigation at the Site of El Inga, Ecuador
Bell, Robert E. 2000 soft VG Quarto 
i-vii; 94 pages. Book profusely illustrated with diagram and photos 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 Northwest Argentine Archeology and Lowland Argentine Archeology
Bennet, Wendall C., Everett F. Bleiler, Frank H. Sommer and Howard, George D., gordon R. Willey New Haven, Connecticut Yale University Press 1948 Soft Very good Octavo 
198 Pp. Book is illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawings. 
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10 Excavations At Tiahuanaco
Bennett, W.C 1934 Soft VG Octavo 
pp 359 - 494; 76 figures and photos, maps, profiles and charts. Book relates the results of a series of ten test pits at the site resulting in a ceramic sequence and a detailed discussion of stone sculpture. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 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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12 The Gallinazo Group Viru Valley, Peru
Bennett, Wendell C. 1950 Soft Very good Octavo 
127 Pp. Report on the Gallinazo Group in Peru. Includes analysis of artifacts such as ceramics, lithics, and burial goods. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 The North Highlands of Peru: Excavations in the Callejon De Huaylas and Chavin de Huantar
Bennett, Wendell C. New York, New York The American Museum of Natural History 1944 Hard Ex-libris, good + Quarto 
317 Pp. Former library stamp on fly leaf page and front cover. Wear and tear on spine. Book is illustrated with photographs, drawings, and tables. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14 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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15 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 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. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 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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18 Machu Picchu: A Citadel of the Incas
Bingham, Hiram 1979 Hard very good Octavo 
xiii; 244 Pp. A report on the discovery and excavation of Machu Picchu in the early 20th century. Includes burials, architecture, and various artifacts. 219 illustrations including photographs and site plans. Fold out map of ruins located in back of book. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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19 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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20 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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