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Image for Geisha: A Unique World of Tradition, Elegance and Art

Geisha: A Unique World of Tradition, Elegance and Art

By: Gallagher, John

Price: $84.75

Publisher: U.S.A., PRC Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 137028

ISBN: 1856486974

Condition: Near Fine


Book show tiny nicks to the corner of the pictorial boards; otherwise as new in excellent condition in every respect with a straight spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears, not price clipped. 'Rises above many of its competitors, thanks to its ambitious scope.The book's photos and illustrations are frequently stunning.Gallagher's writing style is straightforward and articulate, with so much intelligence and grace, it's difficult not to be charmed.'--'Publishers Weekly' Take a fascinating p... View more info

Image for Human Documents: Eight Photographers [Michael Rockefeller, Robert Gardner, Adelaide de Menil, Kevin Bubriski, Christopher James, Jane Tuckerman, Susan Meiselas, Alex Webb]

Human Documents: Eight Photographers [Michael Rockefeller, Robert Gardner, Adelaide de Menil, Kevin Bubriski, Christopher James, Jane Tuckerman, Susan Meiselas, Alex Webb]

By: Gardner, Robert; Eliot Weinberger

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Peabody Museum Press: 2009

Seller ID: 142644

ISBN: 0873658574

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full blue cloth boards. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Oblong format: 11" w x 9 1/4"h. 128 pages. View more info

Image for About the Kinsey Report:  Observations By 11 Experts on "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male"

About the Kinsey Report: Observations By 11 Experts on "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male"

By: Geddes, Donald Porter; Enid Curie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Signet: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146646

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 168 pages. Yellowing pages. View more info

Image for Between Mecca and Beijing: Modernization and Consumption Among Urban Chinese Muslims

Between Mecca and Beijing: Modernization and Consumption Among Urban Chinese Muslims

By: Gillette, Maris Boyd

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr: 2000

Seller ID: 130442

ISBN: 0804736944

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 279 pages. Slight edge wear. View more info

Image for Faces of the Rainforest: The Yanomami

Faces of the Rainforest: The Yanomami

By: Goldberg, Vicki;Good, Kenneth

Price: $8.13

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A., Power House Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 127982

ISBN: 1576871371

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. Full red cloth cover. Many b&w photos. View more info

Human Career: The Self in the Symbolic World, The

By: Goldschmidt, Walter Rochs

Price: $16.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Blackwell Pub: 1992

Seller ID: 136795

ISBN: 1557863385

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect with very light scuffing of covers only. Spine is solid and square, binding is tight, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 287 pages. We are an actual bookstore of 20 years that treats its stock like books, not widgets. All shipments are packed individually in protective wrapping. View more info

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Rubble: The Afterlife of Destruction

By: Gordillo, Gaston R.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Durham and London, Duke University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 146339

ISBN: 0822356198

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 224 pages. View more info

Image for Harriman Expedition to Alaska: Encountering the Tlingit and Eskimo in 1899

Harriman Expedition to Alaska: Encountering the Tlingit and Eskimo in 1899

By: Grinnell, George Bird

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Fairbanks, AL, University of Alaska Press: 2007

Seller ID: 144411

ISBN: 1889963984

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 360 pages. View more info

Effects of Mass Immigration on Canadian Living Standards and Socoiety, The

By: Grubel Herbert

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Fraser Institute: 2009

Seller ID: 117057

ISBN: 088975246X

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy with uncreased covers and spine, sharp corners, straight spine and clean text with no marking of any kind. 236 pages, charts, graphs. View more info

Image for Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive

Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive

By: Hamilton, Marilyn

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Society: 2008

Seller ID: 142793

ISBN: 0865716293

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Previous owner's inscription on title page. View more info

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The Laws of Physics are on My Side

By: Haugen, Walter

Price: $54.95

Publisher: By Author: 2013

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 140296

ISBN: 1482016869

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition with very light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Signed on title page by author. View more info

Labour of Love: The Making of the Museum of Anthropology, UBC- The First Three Decades, 1947-1976 (Museum Note, 33), A

By: Hawthorn, Audrey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, UBC Museum of Anthropology: 1993

Seller ID: 120651

ISBN: 0888651244

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 88 pages. View more info

A Labour of Love: The Making of the Museum of Anthropology, UBC- The First Three Decades, 1947-1976 (Museum Note, 33)

By: Hawthorn, Audrey

Price: $45.95

Publisher: UBC Museum of Anthropology: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 144206

ISBN: 0888651244

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 88 pages with a great many b&w photos, a few in color. Inscribed by the author on the title page. View more info

Prostitution and Sexuality in Shanghai; a Social History, 1849 - 1949

By: Henriot, Christian

Price: $87.95

Publisher: CNRS: 1997

Seller ID: 111619

ISBN: 7532536084

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 450 pages,TEXT IS IN CHINESE. Graphs, charts, maps. View more info

Coming of the Maori, The

By: Hiroa, Te Rangi & Sir Peter Buck

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Wellington; Maori Purposes Fund Board: 1952

Seller ID: 124803

Condition: Very Good


Book is clean and straight with lightly bumped corners in yellow cloth. Back bottom corner is bumped pretty good. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, glue stain on back of front board from former owner's plate, 551 pages with short section of b&w plate at back of book. Many line drawing illustrations. Dust jacket is tattered at edges, price punched, no large tears. View more info

graphic art of the Eskimos: Based upon the collections in the National Museum, The

By: Hoffman, Walter James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Shorey Book Store: 1974

Seller ID: 136499

ISBN: 084669008X

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light scuffing to blue cloth covers; gilt lettering on covers and spine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, woodgrain endpapers, a great many b&w photos, eight fold-out pages, all in excellent condition. Covers are heavy, library-style dark blue cloth, very strong and solid, nearly new. Very clean book. 968 pages. Rare in this edition. View more info

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Children's Geographies (Critical Geographies)

By: Holloway, Sarah L.; Gill Valentine

Price: $10.95

Publisher: N Y, Routledge: 2006

Seller ID: 146627

ISBN: 0415207304

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 276 pages. View more info

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Freak Babylon: An Illustrated History of Teratology & Freakshows

By: Hunter, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Glitter Books: 2005

Seller ID: 142911

ISBN: 1902588142

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 152 pages. Many b&w photos. View more info

Race and Nation: The British Experience

By: Husband, Charles

Price: $32.45

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Paradigm Books: 1994

Seller ID: 123805

ISBN: 1863421599

Condition: Fine


Nearly new book, very clean inside and out with clean and unmarked text/interior with only the slightest shelf wear to the covers. View more info

The Politics of Lust

By: Ince, John

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Pivotal Press: 2003

Seller ID: 146508

ISBN: 0969656718

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info