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Zaglossus (Long beaked spingy anteater of New Guinea)

By: ALLEN (Glover M.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Museum of Comparative Zoology: 1912

Edition: First

Seller ID: 74679

Condition: discoloration and cover wear otherwise good-


pp253-307 + b/w plates large octavo paper Memoirs Volume XL No. 5 View more info

In Search of Wealth a Study of the Emergence of Commercial Operations in the Melanesian Society of SE Papua

By: BELSHAW (Cyril)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Menasha, AAA: 1955

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83039

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


84pp & ills, b/w illustrations. 8vo paperback Volume 57, No.1, Pt. 2, February 1955 Memoir #80 View more info

Art of the Pacific

By: BRAKE (Brian) et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 94805

ISBN: 0810906864

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


240pp color illustrations, quarto View more info

Man and Woman in the New Guinea Highlands

By: BROWN (Paula) and Georgeda Buchbinder editors

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington DC, AAA: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83038

Condition: cover wear otherwise very good


108pp octavo paper Special Publication #8 View more info

Tangu Traditions A Study of the Way of Life, Mythology and Developing Experience of a New Guinea People

By: BURRIDGE (Kenelm)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford U.P.: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83017

Condition: very good in worn dustwrapper


513pp, b/w illustrations. octavo hardbound review slip laid in View more info

Tangu Traditions A Study of the Way of Life, Mythology and Developing Experience of a New Guinea People

By: BURRIDGE (Kenelm)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford U.P.: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83018

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


513pp, b/w illustrations. octavo hardbound review slip laid in View more info

Mambu A Melanesian Millennium

By: BURRIDGE (Kenelm)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Metheun: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83019

Condition: tape residue on endpapers otherwise very good in slightly worn DJ in mylar


296pp, color, b/w illustrations. octavo hardbound View more info

Mambu A Melanesian Millennium

By: BURRIDGE (Kenelm)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Metheun: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83020

Condition: very good in worn dustwrapper


296pp, color, b/w illustrations. octavo hardbound View more info

Ethnology of Uvea (Wallis Island)

By: BURROWS (Edwin G.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press: 1937

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82679

Condition: slight spotted edges cover wear otherwise very good


176pp + b/w illustrations octavo paper Bulletin #145 View more info

Melanesia A Short Ethnography

By: CRANSTONE (B.A.l.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, British Museum: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83053

Condition: ex-lib stamps, cover wear otherwise good


115pp b/w illustrations folded map large 8vo paperback View more info

The M'Buke Co-operative Plantation (New Guinea Admiralty Islands )

By: CROCOMBE (R.G.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82998

Condition: owner name to front, slight cover wear otherwise good


68pp, b/w illustrations. 4to paperback New Guinea Research Bulletin #7 View more info

Kilenge Art and Life A Look at a New Guinea People

By: DARK (Philip)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, St Martins: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82983

ISBN: 0856700118

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


132pp, color, b/w illustrations. quarto hardbound View more info

The Throwaway People Social Impact of the Gogol Timber Project Madang Province (New Guinea)

By: DE'ATH (Colin)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boroko, Inst. Applied Social Research: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83027

Condition: cover wear otherwise very good


131pp b/w illustrations octavo paper Monograph #13 View more info

The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago Papuans

By: EARL (George Windsor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, AMS: no date

Edition: Reprint of 1853 edition

Seller ID: 83043

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


239pp folded charts octavo cloth View more info

Recent Prehistory in Southeast Papua

By: EGLOFF (Brian)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82984

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


164pp, b/w illustrations, quarto paper Terra Austalis #4 View more info

Social Anthropology in Melanesia

By: ELKIN (A.P.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Oxford U.P.: 1953

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83055

Condition: pencil marks otherwise good in worn and torn dustwrapper


166pp. octavo hardbound View more info

Politics and Government in Papua New Guinea (Bibliography)

By: FAIRCLOTH (Susan) et al editors

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boroko, IASER: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82987

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


253pp. 4to paperback IASER Bibliography #4 View more info

Power and Knowledge Anthropological and Sociological Approaches Proceedings of a Conference Held at University of St. Andrews December 1982

By: FARDON (Richard) editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scottish Academic Press: 1987

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 88570

ISBN: 0707304431

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


216pp, octavo hardcover View more info

Research in Melanesia (Lot of 5 Miscellaneous volumes) June 1977 - June 1984

By: FILER (C.) et al Editors

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University, U of Papua New Guinea: 1977-1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83051

Condition: cover wear otherwise very good- volumes


varia pagination, quarto paperback volumes included volumes: Vol. 3 No.1/2, Vol.6 No.1/2, Vol.7 No.1-4, Vol.8 No.1 View more info

Arapesh (language of New Guinea)

By: FORTUNE (R.F.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Augustin: 1942

Edition: First

Seller ID: 76238

Condition: owners name, "131" stamps cover wear otherwise good+


237pp octavo cloth AES Publications Volume XIX View more info

Sorcerers of Dobu The Social Anthropolgy of The Dobu Islanders of the Western Pacific w/ an introduction by B. Malinowski

By: FORTUNE (R.F.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83046

Condition: lean to binding, cover wear otherwise good+


318pp b/w. illustrations octavo hardbound View more info

Bibliographie van Nederlands-Nieuw Guinea

By: GALIS (K.W.)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: DEn Haag, np: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82976

Condition: owner name to front, title inked to spine, fading, spine tears, dampstains, interior clean and very good, overall near good


274pp. 4to paperback View more info

Bibliography of West New Guinea

By: GALIS (K.W.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale: 1956

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82988

Condition: owner name to front, cover soiling otherwise very good-


135pp. 4to paperback Bibliography Series View more info

Archaeological Excavations in New Caledonia

By: GIFFORD (E.W.) and Dick Shutler Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, UC: 1956

Edition: First

Seller ID: 75485

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


143pp, b/w illustrations. 4to paperback UC Anthropological Records 18:1 View more info

Economics of the Mount Hagen Tribes, New Guinea

By: GITLOW (Abraham)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Seattle, UW: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 83024

Condition: owners name cover wear otherwise very good


110pp, map, b/w illustrations. octavo hardbound AES Monograph #12 View more info

Economics of the Mount Hagen Tribes, New Guinea

By: GITLOW (Abraham)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Augustin: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83045

Condition: owners stamp, cover wear otherwise good+


110pp, map, b/w illustrations. octavo hardbound AES Monograph #12 View more info

The Making of Great Men Male Domination and Power among the New Guinea Baruya

By: GODELIER (Maurice)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 88624

ISBN: 0521312124

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


254pp, b/w illustrations, octavo paperback View more info

Melanesian Pidgin English Short Grammar and Vocabulary with Grammatical Introduction in collaboration with Gregory Bateson and John Whiting

By: HALL (Robert A. Jr.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Linguistic Society of America: 1943

Edition: First

Seller ID: 76309

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good-


28pp 8vo paperback Special Publications View more info

Frauen in Kararau Zur Rolle der Frau Bei Den Iatmaul am Mittelsepik Papua New Guinea

By: HAUSER-SCHAUBLIN (Brigitta)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Basel, Museum fur Volkerkunde: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83008

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


266pp + b/w illustrations 8vo paperback Basler Beitrage zur Ethnologie Band 18 View more info

The Dugum Dani A Papuan Culture in the Highlands of West New Guinea

By: HEIDER (Karl)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Aldine: 1970

Edition: cloth edition

Seller ID: 83011

Condition: cover wear otherwise very good


334pp, b/w illustrations. octavo cloth VFPA #49 View more info

The Dugum Danin A Papuan Culture in the Highlands of West New Guinea

By: HEIDER (Karl)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Wenner-Gren: 1970

Edition: paper edition

Seller ID: 83012

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


334pp, b/w illustrations. octavo paper VFPA #49 View more info

An Integrated Approach to Nutrition and Society The Case of the Chimbu (New Guinea)

By: HIPSLEY (E.H.) editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU: 1966

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82996

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


120pp, b/w illustrations. 4to paperback New Guinea Research Bulletin #9 View more info

The Island of Menstruating Men: Religion in Wogeo New Guinea

By: HOGBIN (Ian)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Scranton, Chandler: 1970

Edition: Paper edition

Seller ID: 83040

ISBN: 0810203871

Condition: cover wear otherwise good


203pp b/w illustrations octavo paper View more info

Anthropology in Papua New Guinea Readings from the Encyclopaedia of Papua and New Guinea

By: HOGBIN (Ian) editor

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne U.P.: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 89426

ISBN: 0522840515

Condition: owner name, pencil marks, spine creasing otherwise good-


243pp, octavo View more info

The European Land Settlement Scheme at Popondetta (New Guinea)

By: HOWLETT (D.R.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82999

Condition: owner name to front, slight cover wear otherwise very good


78pp, maps. 4to paperback New Guinea Research Bulletin #6 View more info

Cattle, Coffee and Land Among the Wain (New Guinea)

By: JACKSON (Graham)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82997

Condition: owner name to front, slight cover wear otherwise very good


69pp, maps. 4to paperback New Guinea Research Bulletin #8 View more info

Ethnomedical Observations on a Melanesian Archipelago

By: JUPTNER (Horst)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Basle, Sandoz Ltd.: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83052

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


pp23-34 color illustrations quarto paper included in Sandoz Bulletin #27 also Hans Burkhardt Leibniz and the Empirical Method in Medicine, etc View more info

Lapita and its Transformations in Near Oceania Archaeological Investigations in the Mussau Islands, Papua New Guinea 1985-88 Volume 1 Introduction, Excavations, Chronology

By: KIRCH (Patrick Vinton) editor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, UC: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82975

ISBN: 188274411X

Condition: Near Fine in Shrinkwrap


246pp color frontispiece , b/w illustrations quarto paper UC Archaeological Research Facility Contribution #59 View more info

South Coast New Guinea Cultures History, Comparison, Dialectic

By: KNAUFT (Bruce M.)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge UP: 1993

Edition: Paper edition

Seller ID: 83023

ISBN: 0521429315

Condition: some cover wear, label on spine, otherwise good


298pp, bw illustration, octavo paper Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology View more info

Island Peoples of the Western Pacific Micronesia and Melanesia

By: KRIEGER (Herbert)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Smithsonian: 1943

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83054

Condition: owners name, cover wear , discoloration otherwise very good-


104pp b/w illustrations octavo paper War Background Series #16 View more info

Anthropology in the High Valleys Essays on New Guinea HIghlands in Honor of Kenneth E. Read

By: LANGNESS (L.L,) and Terry Hays editors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Novato, Chandler & Sharp: 1987

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 83015

ISBN: 0883165554

Condition: very good in slightly worn faded dustwrapper


370pp b/w frontispiece portrait octavo cloth presentation copy from both editors signed View more info

Anthropology in the High Valleys Essays on New Guinea HIghlands in Honor of Kenneth E. Read

By: LANGNESS (L.L,) and Terry Hays editors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Novato, Chandler & Sharp: 1987

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 83016

ISBN: 0883165554

Condition: very good in slightly worn faded dustwrapper


370pp b/w frontispiece portrait octavo cloth presentation copy signed "Lee" View more info

Arts of New Guinea

By: LEAVITT (Thomas W.) et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Museum of Art: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83007

Condition: ink to front, owners name, cover wear otherwise good


32pp b/w illustrations octavo paper View more info

Primtive Art of New Guinea Sepik River Basin

By: MAKSIC (Sava) and Paul Meskil

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Worchester, Davis: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83003

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


95pp, b/w illustrations. quarto hardbound View more info

Coral Gardens and Their Magic Volume One Soil Tilling and Agricultural Rites in the Trobriand Islands (Melanesia)

By: MALINOWSKI (Bronislaw)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana U.P.: 1965

Edition: reprint edition

Seller ID: 83042

Condition: very good in worn dustwrapper


500pp, b/w illustrations. octavo hardbound View more info

A Diary in the Strict Sense of the Term w/ a new introduction by Raymond Firth

By: MALINOWSKI (Bronislaw)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanford, Stanford University Press: 1989

Edition: Paperback edition

Seller ID: 94260

ISBN: 0804717079

Condition: cover wear, spine faded from sun, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


315pp, octavo View more info

Coral Gardens and Their Magic (in Two Volumes Bound as One)

By: MALINOWSKI (Bronislaw)

Price: $36.50

Publisher: NY, Dover: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 100382

ISBN: 0486235971

Condition: very slight cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good


350pp, b/w illustrations, octavo View more info

Kinship in the Admiralty Islands

By: MEAD (Margaret)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, AMNH: 1934

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82694

Condition: cover wear otherwise very good-


pp183-368 8vo paperback Anthropological Papers Volume XXXIV Part 2 View more info

Kinship in the Admiralty Islands

By: MEAD (Margaret)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, AMNH: 1934

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82695

Condition: owner name to front, cover wear otherwise very good-


pp183-368 8vo paperback Anthropological Papers Volume XXXIV Part 2 View more info

The Mountain Arapesh V. The Record of Unabelin with Rorschach Analysis

By: MEAD (Margaret)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY, AMNH: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82991

Condition: cover wear otherwise very good


101pp, b/w illustration. 4to paperback Anthropologiccal Papers Volume 41 Part 3 View more info