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Image for The State of India's Environment 1984-85, the Second Citizen's Report

The State of India's Environment 1984-85, the Second Citizen's Report

By: N/A

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Centre for Science and Environment: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001944


Illustrated with monocrome photos and line drawings, 4to, pp xvii, 393, (v), laminated boards, slightly worn and rubbed, base of board spine cracking but held together by the cellaphane layer of the laminated board, internally sound and tight, slight scuff on the rear pastedown endpaper. View more info

Image for The Clouds and the Rain - the art of love in China

The Clouds and the Rain - the art of love in China

By: Beurdeley, Michel; Schipper. Kristofer; Fu-Jui, Chang & Pimpaneau, Jacques

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Fribourg & London, Office du Livre, and Hammand, Hammond & Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013230


Very well illustrated, including many mounted colour plates, folio, pp xiv, 209, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing very slight signs of age-toning. In the original plain card slipcase. [A heavy book - extra postage may be required]. View more info

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Human Ecology

By: Bews, J.W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010526


Small 8vo, pp xii, 312, cloth very slightly worn, faded on the spine, binding leaning, but otherwise very clean and sound. View more info

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Biosocial Man - Studies Related to the Interaction of Biological and Cultural Factors in Human Populations

By: Brothwell, Don (edited by)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Eugenics Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001758


8vo, pp. viii, 296. paperback, slightly worn. (This collection of essays is an attempt to show the various ways in which biological aspects of man are linked with social man.) View more info

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Earth and the Great Weather : The Brooks Range

By: Brower, Kenneth

Price: £8.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Friends of the Earth:

Seller ID: 002651


Well illustrated with stunning photographs,and with many poems from a variety of authors, folio, pp 188, a good copy in slightly worn dustwrapper, Anthony Huxley's copy, with his ownership stamp. This book will be heavier than average to post - extra charge may be needed.. [ A beautiful account of nature and of Inuit life in the tundra and ice of North America.] View more info

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The Eskimo of North Alaska (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

By: Chance, Norman A.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1967

Seller ID: 007327


A few line drawings in the text, large 8vo, pp xiv, 107, paperback, very slight signs of wear, but a good copy. View more info

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Races of Man

By: Cole, Sonia

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1965

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 007328


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 131, paperback, very slight signs of wear, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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The Lapps

By: Collinder, Bjorn

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, Princeton University Press for the American Scandinavian Foundation: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009697


Illustrated, pp (6), 252, fore-edge marked, slightly worn and marked internally, foxing and browning to the early pages, blue cloth blotched and a little worn. Signature of the botanist Frank White on the front endpaper. View more info

Indian Art of Mexico and Central America

By: Covarrubias, Miguel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1957

Seller ID: 005462


Well illustrated with colour plates and line drawings by the author, quarto, pp xvi, 360, xvii, (3), decorated cloth showing very faint wear, otherwise a good sound copy. View more info

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Ecological Studies in Southern Africa

By: Davis, D.H.S. (et al)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Hague, Dr. W. Junk: 1964

Seller ID: 008587


A few plates, illustrations and maps, large 8vo, pp xxiv, 415, brown cloth, slightly worn. [A diverse and interesting collection of papers, including The Pleistocene environment in southern Africa; Bushman hunter-gatherers : a study in human ecology; plant lore of the bushmen; the eels of South African rivers; the oestroid flies of Africa, south of the Sahara, Karoo vegetation in relation to development of deserts etc.] View more info

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Embryos and Ancestors

By: De Beer, G.R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oxford, at the Clarendon Press: 1951

Seller ID: 007240


Revised edition. Illustrated, pp xii, 159, very slight mark on the fore-edge, neat owner's stamp on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, black cloth very slightly worn. View more info

Image for Repartimiento de Tierras por el Inca Huayna Capac (testimonio de un documento de 1556)

Repartimiento de Tierras por el Inca Huayna Capac (testimonio de un documento de 1556)

By: De Morales, Don Adolfo & de Caballero, Geraldine B.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cochabamba, Universidad Boliviana Mayor de San Juan: 1977

Seller ID: 008399


Large slim 8vo, two illustrations in the text, pp 31, paperback, a good copy. [Postage will be much reduced.] View more info

Image for Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants - A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes

Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants - A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes

By: Erichsen-Brown, Charlotte

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: 010520


Well illustrated with line drawings, thick 8vo, pp xxii, 512, paperback, a very good new copy. View more info

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The Religion of the Tempasuk Dusuns of North Borneo

By: Evans, I.N.H.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, Opus Publications: 2007

Seller ID: 005104


NEW. (1953) Reprinted 2007 with a new introduction, black and white illustrations, folding map, thick 8vo, pp xxviii, 579, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [The Religion of the Tempasuk Dusuns of North Borneo, which was first published in 1953, is one of the most important books written about the Dusun of the Tempasuk district, one of the numerous ethnic groups in Sabah (formerly called North Borneo). It is based on the author’s fieldwork in the early 20th century and ... View more info

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The Aztecs

By: Fagan, Brian M

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, W.H. Freeman and Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013369


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xiv, 322, a few pencil notes on the rear endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, a very good copy. [Traces the history of the Aztecs, describes their government, religion, and culture, and recounts their conquest by the Spanish.] View more info

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The Art of War

By: Feest, Christian

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1980

Seller ID: 007332


Very well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 96, paperback, the last page is foxed, the slightest of wear to the covers, but really a very good copy. View more info

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A Natural History of Man in Britain - conceived as a study of changing relations between man and the environments

By: Fleure, H.J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1970

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: 011615


Revised edition. Illustrated, pp 320, exceptionally clean internally, green cloth, upper corners very slightly bumped, otherwise very bright and clean; the dustwrapper is price-clipped and very slightly age-toned but otherwise only showing the slightest signs of wear, and is now nicely protected in a removable plastic film. [This revised edition seems to be quite scarce] View more info

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Benin Art

By: Forman, W & B, and Dark, Philip

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009876


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 62 + 92 black and white photographic plates, decorated cloth, a very good copy indeed in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. With original card slipcase. View more info

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Folk-Lore in Borneo : a Sketch

By: Furness, William

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, Opus Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 005123


(Originally privately published in 1899). Small slim 12mo, pp 29, paperback, a very good copy. [This booklet, first published in 1899, begins with a description of the way of life of the peoples of Sarawak in the 19th century - their houses, social structure and their beliefs in the spirits. Creation myths of the Kayans and the Dayaks, a legend on the origin of the tradition of head-hunting, stories of visits to regions below the earth and above the earth; all are told. ... View more info

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Tawau - the making of a tropical community

By: Goodlet, Ken

Price: £33.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, Opus Publications: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007446


Illustrated with black and white photographs, pp viii, 362, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [The story of Tawau and its people is only around 130 years old. People alive today, including this author, have known those who were present at the very start of a recognisable settlement at the mouth of the Tawau River. Ken Goodlet’s interviews cover around 21 linguistic groups in those early days, making this record of Tawau rainbow-coloured in its diversity. The book shows ... View more info