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1 Tomotley: An Eighteenth Century Cherokee Village
Baden, William W. 1983 Soft Very good Quarto 
XI; 236 Pp. Report on the historic Cherokee town of Tomotley on the Little Tennessee River. Numerous tables and figures, maps, and photographs of excavations, structures, features and artifacts. MB 
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2 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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3 Indian Art of Mexico and Central America
Covarrubias, Miguel Alfred A. Knopf Inc. 1957 Hard VG Fair Quarto 
i-xvi; 360 pp.; Book is profusely illustrated with photos, drawings and numerous paintings by Covarrubias. There are slight tears on the spine and edges of the cover jacket. Discusses and illustrates art and culture of the region from the Archaic through Aztec. 
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4 The Florida Indian and His Neighbors: Papers Delivered at an Anthropological Conference Held at Rollins College, April 9 and 10, 1949
Griffin, John W. Editor Winter Park, Florida Inter-American Center Rollins College 1949 Soft Good+ Octavo 
168 Pp. Former owners (Robert L. Hall) name stamp on front cover. Book is illustrated with drawings and maps. Chapters by Carl Guthe; John Goggin; John Griffin; Charles Fairbanks, JamesGriffin;Gordon Willey; Irving Rouse discussing the prehistory and early history of Florida and its possible relationships with other parts of the Southeast; The West Indies; Mesoamerica and South America. 
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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. 
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6 The Mexican Kickapoo Indians
Latorre, Felipe A. & Dolores L. Latorre University of Texas Press 1976 Hard VG Fair Octavo 
i-xix; 401 pp.; Book is illustrated with photos. 
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7 Ten Years of the Tennessee Archaeologist: Selected Subjects
Lewis, T. M. N., Madeline Kneberg Soft Good + Quarto 
259 Pp. Former owners name on cover and fly page. Blind stamp (Robert C. Mainfort) on fly page. One inch tear at top and bottom of spine. Reprints everything considered important from the first nine volumes of the Tennessee Archaeologist. . Illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawings. 
Price: 45.00 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 Archaeology in America, An Encyclopedia 2: Midwest and Great Plains/Rocky Mountains
McManamon, Francis P., editor Westport, CT Greewood Publishing Group 2009 Hard Very good Quarto 
viii; 295 Pp. Near fine with light check marks in table of contents. Book is illustrated with photographs and maps. Cover is color photo of ramps of Monks Mound at Cahokia. Along with essays on The set of 4 is available for $200. 
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10 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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11 Certain Mounds and Village Sites in Ohio, Vol 2
Mills,William C. Ohio Historical Society 1917 Hard Very Good Quarto 
Expertly rebound. Previous owner's name and address w/ note on when and where he purchased the book. xvi + 289 Pp., 206 illustrations, almost all photographs, but some plans and profiles. Reports Ohio Historical Society's investigations in the Seip Mound, Archaeological Remains of Jackson County, Tremper Mound and Westenhaver Mound. 
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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 
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13 Eleventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1889-'90
Powell, J. W., Editor Washington D.C. Smithsonian Institution 1894 Hard Fair Quarto 
xlvii; 553 Pp. Front cover is loose. Front cover is "chewed up" on the lower front edge and the cloth is discolored the length of the front edge. The back cover appears to have been wet and the cloth is missing from the lower half of the front, exposing the board. Spine worn at top. Contains accompanying papers including: The Sia, by Matilda Coxe Stevenson. Ethnology of the Ungava District, by Lucien M. Turner. A Study of Siouan Cults by J. Owen Dorsey. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. There are color plates of Sia ceremonial paraphernalia and of native-drawn sun dance scenes. The study of Siouan cults covers all of the Siouan speaking groups from Wi sconsin across the Plains down to the Arkansas River but excludes the Eastern Siouan groups and the Biloxi and Ofo. The Turner paper discusses the Eskimo, now called Inuit, and the Naskopi or Nenenot Indians. 
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14 Time's River: Archaeological Syntheses from the Lower Mississippi River Valley
Rafferty, Janet and Evan Peacock (eds.) Tuscaloosa The University of Alabama Press 2008 Soft Good+ Large Octavo 
i-xi; 552 pp.; Book is illustrated with graphs, charts, photos and tables 
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15 Archaeology of the Thompson River Region, British Columbia
Smith, Harlan I. New York American Museum of Natural History 1900 First Soft VG except covers over sized 
xiii+54 Pp. Illustrated w/ 3 Plates and numerous artifact drawings. Back cover missing; front cover chipped. Contents near fine and uncut 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 The Indians of the Southeastern United States
Swanton, John R. Smithsonian Institution Press 1979 Reprint Soft VG Octavo 
i-xiii; 943 pp. Book is profusely illustrated with maps, photos and drawings. Name of previous owner on the front fly page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 The Thompson Indians of British Columbia
Teit, James New York American Museum of Natural History 1900 First Soft Good+ over sized 
229 Pp + 20 plates, 137 figures over sized, uncut. Edges of front cover and first few pages have chipping on extreme lower edge. Front coer is taped to reinforced spine. Back cover absent. Previous owner's (Walter W. Taylor) stamp on title page; library stamp on front cover. Interior near fine. This is a very thorough standard ethnography of this inland tribe written by a man who spoke their language and knew them well and added material as requested by Franz Boas. The conclusion was written by Boas, who also edited the study. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 Handbook of North American Indians (Northeast)
Trigger, Bruce G. Editor 1978 Hard Good + Quarto 
i-xvi; 924 pages. Illustrated with drawings, photos and maps. Slight soiling on spine. Contains 71 essays regarding the North American Indians in Northeast US, including the Coastal Region, Saint Lawrence Lowlands Region, and Great lakes-Riverine Region. 
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19 The Expedition of Hernando de Soto West of the Mississippi, 1541-1543: Proceedings of the De Soto Symposia
Young, Gloria, A., Michael P. Hoffman, editors 1993 Hard Very good Octavo 
viii; 311 Pp. Blind stamp of Robert Mainfort on title page.Multiple papers pertaining to the Hernando de Soto expedition concerning the determination of the route, the peoples encountered and the invasion's effect on them. Illustrated with maps, charts, and tables. 
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