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Cultures of the World

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Cultures of the World

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1 Third Millennium of Korean History C.K. Yun
Seoul, South Korea Youl Hwa Dang 1989 Soft cover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Written in a personal style, these short essays and anecdotes seek to present the historical and cultural developments on the Korean peninsula from the early Common Era to the student protests of the 1980's. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; light curling to edge of front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 The Wisdom of Confucius (Illustrated Modern Library) Confucius, Lin Yutang (translator)
New York NY Random House 1943 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Jeanyee Wong 
Edited selections from Confucius writings on subjects such as central harmony, ethics and politics, education, and music. Also includes three discourses on social order, a short biography, vocabulary and translation notes, and an excerpt from Mencius. Color illustrations. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; smudging on rear free end paper; a few marks to text block; bumping to spine ends. No Slipcase. Protective mylar dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Letters Home from Persia, With Observations on Palestine and Southern Russia Cravath, Paul D.
New York NY Privately Printed 1936 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This travel journal is one of several collections of letters the author had privately published. This is a limited stated 1st edition, privately printed, with a space on the title page for the author to indicate the recipient. Includes an inlaid carte-de-visite from Mr. Cravath mounted to the inside front cover and a loose New York Times obituary clipping from July 2, 1940. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, former owner's name and date in pencil on front free end paper; gift inscription from former owner on opposite side; text unmarked; discoloration from binding adhesive on inside covers and free end papers, discoloration from newspaper clipping to 2nd half-title page; light scuffing to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Egyptian Pottery (Shire Egyptology) Hope, Colin
Aylesbury, England Shire Publications Ltd 1987 0852638523 / 9780852638521 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Survey of ancient Egyptian pottery, its functionality, the makers as well as the manufacturing process, and its role in the study of Ancient Egypt, are all discussed. Many b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks, former owner's name marked out on top of title page; light wear to cover edges; price sticker on bottom left rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Religion in Africa Parrinder, Geoffrey
London, England Pall Mall Press 1969 0269026045 / 9780269026041 Hardcover Good Minus Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
British Import. Survey of African religions : Christianity, Islam, and Indigenous. Examines how tribal religions answered existential questions and how these beliefs were influenced by Christian and Muslim beliefs and institutions. Book Condition : Good-; former owner's name on front free end paper, no text marks; musty smell; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; some spotting to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Fair; significant chipping, tearing, and creasing. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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6 Cooking and Coping Among the Cacti: Diet, Nutrition and Available Income in Northwestern Mexico (Food and Nutrition in History and Anthropology) Roberta D. Baer
Routledge 1998 9056995758 / 9789056995751 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Scholarly monograph on economy and diet in Sonora, a state in northwest Mexico. Considers ethnographic and economic variables effecting diet and nutrition. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light rubbing to covers; minimal wear. No dust jacket, glossy covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Egyptian Textiles (Shire Egyptology) Rosalind Hall
Aylesbury, England Shire Publications 2008 0852638000 / 9780852638002 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Softcover, 72 pp. 1990 2nd Printing. Part of the Shire Egyptology series. Examines the archaeological importance of textiles in addition to surveying woven fabrics, use of dyes, and techniques of spinning and weaving. Wardrobe of the pharaohs, laundering, sewing and embroidering, are also included. A very well rounded book on the subject. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light rubbing to rear cover; price sticker on bottom left rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Graeco-Roman Egypt (Shire Egyptology) Simon P. Ellis
Buckinghamshire, England Shire Publications 2008 0747801584 / 9780747801580 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"This book portrays Egyptian society in Greek and Roman times (332 BC to AD 395), ...It covers settlements from the great cosmopolitan, if unruly, city of Alexandria, to small villages, while considering social problems such as burglary and technological advances like the development of glassworking." Book Condition : Near Fine; no interior marks; very light rubbing/discoloration around spine; slight wear to cover corners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Myths From Many Lands. Volume 2, The Children's Hour. Tappan, Eva March (editor)
New York NY Houghton Mifflin Co. 1907 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
2nd volume of a vintage children's set of myths and folktales. This book contains myths of Greece and Rome, Scandinavia, Japan, the Slavs, and India. Tales are written by numerous authors - 7 of the Greco-Roman ones are by Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1 color and 10 b&w plates including 3 by Howard Pyle. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; very mild age toning to pages; binding relaxed but firm. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10 The Anthropology of East Europe Review : Special Issue on Czechs, Slovaks, and Serbs (Volume 23, No. 1 Spring 2005) West, Barbara A. (chief editor)
Stockton CA East European Anthropology Group/University of the Pacific 2005 Spiral Bound Very Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This special issue focuses on Chechs, Slovaks, and Serbs, with articles on each falling under the following general themes : Social Change and Civil Society; Issues of gender and Sexuality; Ethnic Minorities; Memory, History, and the Ethnographic Present. Book Condition : very Good; small stain to bottom left front cover affecting pages at the beginning and the bottom text block; slight creasing/wear to cover corners; spiral binding and pages fully intact; no markings to text. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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