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Image for The Proving Grounds A Journey Through the Interior of New Guinea and Australia

The Proving Grounds A Journey Through the Interior of New Guinea and Australia

By: Allen, Benedict

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID210542


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 391 pages The author recounts his 8 month quest (sometimes funny, frequently dangerous) which took him in and out of relationships with nomads, goldminers and missionaries, across the central range of remotest New Guinea to the living magic of the 'uncontacted' Yaifo people, over ... View more info

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The Proving Grounds

By: Allen, Benedict

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID222126


Octavo Size. Black & white illustrations. Colour photographs and Black and White drawings. Very Good condition. 391 pages A journey through the interior of New Guinea and Australia View more info

Image for Sacrifices and Offerings in Ancient Israel Studies in their Social and Political Importance (Harvard Semitic Monograph 41)

Sacrifices and Offerings in Ancient Israel Studies in their Social and Political Importance (Harvard Semitic Monograph 41)

By: Anderson, Gary A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Scholars Press: 1987

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID301414


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine Condition. As new. 160 pages Explores several different themes in the cultic life of Ancient Israel. View more info

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Anthropological Notes made on the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, 1903 [extract from Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume XXVIII]

By: Basedow, H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Society of South Australia: 1904

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302346


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine Condition in new yellow card covers. Twenty-nine colour and black & white illustration. 40 pages plus 29 plates at rear Herbert Basedow (1881-1933), anthropologist, geologist, explorer and medical practitioner. In 1903 Basedow was a member of the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, led by L. A. Wells; he studied natural history and geology, and compiled a detailed journal on the Aboriginals, collect... View more info

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Anthropological Notes on the Western Coastal Tribes of the Northern Territory of South Australia Contained in Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of South Australia Vol XXXI

By: Basedow, Herbert; Howchin, Walter (Editor)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Royal Society of South Australia (Incorporated): 1907

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID293427


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Some age-toning to edges and spine. Illustrated with colour and black and white plates. 62 pages + 19 plates (357 pages + 29 plates) As well as black and white photographs the Basedow paper also includes two colour plates of rock drawings. The paper recounts Basedow's experience in 1905 during a geological expedition in Northern Territory. As well as this paper the Proceedings also include a number of natural h... View more info

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The Ascent of Man

By: Bronowski, J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID280979


Small Quarto Size [approx 18cm x 25cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and drawings. 448 Pages View more info

Image for New World and Pacific Civilizations Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific [The Illustrated History of Humankind Volume 4]

New World and Pacific Civilizations Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific [The Illustrated History of Humankind Volume 4]

By: Burenhult, Goran [Editor]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID143713


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 239 pages Volume 4 of the five volume series. The volume reveals the ancient wonders of the "new world" and Pacific Islands - including the civilizations of the Maya, Aztecs, and Inka; Native North Americans from prehistoric times through AD1850; the ancient occupation of the Pacific Islands and the... View more info

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Human Sacrifice in History and Today

By: Davies, Nigel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID2395


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 320 pages. View more info

Image for Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. Xl. No 3

Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. Xl. No 3

By: Edited by the Museum Director

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Museum Board: 1955

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID258625


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. Original contents bound in facsimile covers. 58 pages Contains articles on late Tertiary Marsupials from South Australia, report on extinct mammalian remains at Lake Menindee, archeological site at Lake Menindee NSW. View more info

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Records Of The South Australian Museum Vol. 1. No 4 1921

By: Edited by the Museum Director [Edgar R. Waite]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Board of Governors, Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia: 1921

Seller ID: ID258628


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Rebound in facsimile covers. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 171 pages Includes articles: 1. Review of the Lophobranchiate Fishes [Pipe-Fishes and Sea-Horses] of South Australia; 2. Observations on a Series of Artificially Distorted Skulls; 3. A Review of the Cephalopod Genera Sepioloidea, and Idiosepus; 4. A List of the Tabanidae [Diptera] in the South Australian Museum; and 5. On Austr... View more info

Economic Development and Social Change in South India

By: Epstein, T.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID234456


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Slight abrasion to upper portion of DJ where sticker has been removed; DJ spine age darkened. xvi, 353pp View more info

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Humankind

By: Farb, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID143737


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 528pages View more info

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The Illustrated Golden Bough

By: Frazer, Sir James George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1978

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID282958


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy.. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages A classic study in magic and religion with Mary Douglas as General editor and Abridged and Illustrated by Sabine MacCormack. View more info

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The Europeans. An Ethnohistorical Survey

By: Geipel, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282492


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs, Maps and drawings. xii, 292 pages Collates many of the most recent conclusions of anthropology, archaeology, social history and linguistics in an attempt to unravel the ethnic roots of the peoples of Europe. View more info

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Ascent to Civilization The Archaeology of Early Man

By: Gowlett, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1984

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID235846


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white diagrams. 208 pages View more info

Image for Abrogating Responsibility Vesteys, Anthropology and the future of Aboriginal People

Abrogating Responsibility Vesteys, Anthropology and the future of Aboriginal People

By: Gray, Geoffrey

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286443


MINT - a NEW copy. 291 pages Examines the 1940s Northern Territory based work of noted anthropologists Ronald and Catherine Berndt, the relationship with the, then, large cattle producing concern, Vesteys and the Aboriginal people. Abrogating Responsibility seeks answers to the question: how was it possible, with so much knowledge about the horrendous conditions Aboriginal people laboured and lived in, and so many well-intentioned agencies and individuals, that nothing ... View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VI No 4

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1941

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID258640


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Original contents rebound in facsimile covers. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 157 pages Contains various articles on Copepoda, Molluscs, Australian Acarina. Also includes "Fossil Human Skull Fragments of Probably Pleistocene Age from Aitape, New Guinea" by Fenner; "Some Polychrome Incised Pottery Ware from Mt Turu, New Guinea" by Tinsdale; "Flint Instruments of Tasmanian Manufacture Fo... View more info

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Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII No 4

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID276735


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. Original contents rebound in facsimile covers 101 pages Contains papers on Acarina, Sharks, Cowrie Shells of Fiji and Sand-dwelling Cumacea. Also includes important papers on Australian Aborigines - " Large Stone Implements from South Australia" by H.M.Cooper [26 pages] and "Some Aboriginal Camp Sites in Woakwine Range Region of South East of South Australia." By... View more info

Image for Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VI No 3

Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VI No 3

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1939

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID282066


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Facsimile card covers. Contents original. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. 127 pages Contains various articles on Fossil Chitons, Pygmy Sperm Whale, Gammaridea, Astroconus and amphipoda. Also includes " Eagle and Crow Myths of the Maraura Tribe, Lower Darling River, New South Wales" by Tindale and "The Evolution of the Human Motif in Papuan Arrow Design" by Berndt. View more info

Image for Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII No 3

Records of the South Australian Museum Volume VII No 3

By: Hale, Herbert H. [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia Museum: 1943

Seller ID: ID258637


Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Plates and Drawings. Original contents in fascimile covers. 70 pages Contains various articles on Australian Acarina, Spiders, Endoparasites. Also includes "Some Aboriginal Stone Implements of Western Australia" by Noone and "South Australian Microlithic Stone Implements'' by Campbell and Noone. View more info