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Wayfarers of the Thai Forest : The Akha, Gunfield, F.
1 Gunfield, F. Wayfarers of the Thai Forest : The Akha
Peoples of The Wild, Time-Life Books, Amsterdam 1982 0705407039 / 9780705407038 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
First Printing in English. Nine inch by eleven inch book. color illustrations and photographs of the Akha people. Discarded from the library, most library marking are on the back endpapers. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Inside Mexico: Living, Traveling, and Doing Business in a Changing Society, Heusinkveld, Paula
2 Heusinkveld, Paula Inside Mexico: Living, Traveling, and Doing Business in a Changing Society
Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.: John Wiley & Sons Inc 1994 0471089796 / 9780471089797 2nd Edition Soft cover As New No Jacket 
Originally published in 1993 under the title, The Mexicans, An Inside View of a Changing Society. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Indian Harvest: Wild Food Plants of America, Lucas, Jannette May; illustrated by Carter,Helene
3 Lucas, Jannette May; illustrated by Carter,Helene Indian Harvest: Wild Food Plants of America
J.B. Lippincott Company, 1945 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 
X-Library, few markings, library pocket. Text clean and clear. Spine secure. Pages aged. 119 pages, including Bibliography for further reading. First edition. Flap from the Dust Jacket is glued inside the front endpapers, the rest of the dust jacket has disappeared. How to eat wild flowers and weeds. invaluable knowledge for the camper or survivalist. Good to know if you have small children who are in the tasting phase of investigating their environment. Early American Foods: where they were found, how they were prepared, and the legends surrounding them. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The Magnificent Foragers, Smithsonian Explorations in the Natural Sciences, None Specified
4 None Specified The Magnificent Foragers, Smithsonian Explorations in the Natural Sciences
U.S.A. The National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Exposition Books, Washington, D.C. 1978 1st Hard Cover Good Good 7.75" x 10.5" 
7.75" x 10.5". 223 pages. Opens stiffly like a new book, but shows some wear. Crack in the hinge of the endpaper inside the front cover, some wear and a small tear to the Dust Jacket. Inside is very clean. Pages not marked. Not price-clipped. Many colour photographs of scientists of all kinds involved in field work, from mountain top to the floor of the ocean. Quite a nice addition to any library with an interest in nature and exploration. Our book number 36062. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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ATLANTIS; Fact or Fiction ?, Ramage, Edwin S. editor, Contributors: J. Rufus Fears, S Casey Fredericks, John V. Luce, Edwin S. Ramage, Dorothy B. Vitaliano, and Herbert E. Wright, Jr.
5 Ramage, Edwin S. editor, Contributors: J. Rufus Fears, S Casey Fredericks, John V. Luce, Edwin S. Ramage, Dorothy B. Vitaliano, and Herbert E. Wright, Jr. ATLANTIS; Fact or Fiction ?
Indiana University Press, Bloomington 1978 1st Edition Hardcover Good Very Good 
ISBN 0-253-10482-3. Ex-Library. Dust Jacket protected in library plastic cover in VG condition. Proof of the existance of Atlantis, at least to these contributors. Interesting theories. Spine slightly relaxed, but sewn pages secure and clean. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Secret Life of Dogs, Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall
6 Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall The Secret Life of Dogs
U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Company, 215 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10003 1993 0-395-66958-8 / 9780395669587 1st Hard Cover Very Good Fair 5.5" x 8.25" Williams, Jared T. 
5.5" x 8.25". 148 pages. Ex-Library. Price Clipped. Book sound and clean, Dust Jacket has library stickers, crumpled inside front fold. Living with dogs, wolves and dingoes. "poignant, entertaining, sometimes heartbreaking" little book. Observations of canine behavior. Our book number 1094. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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Realm of the Incas, Revised Edition, von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang
7 von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang Realm of the Incas, Revised Edition
U.S.A. Mentor: Ancient Civilizations, Published by THE NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY 1963 Seventh Printing, July 1963 Softcover Very Good No Dust Jacket 4.25 Beltra'n, Alberto 
4.25" x 7". Book in very good condition. Clean text, 223 pages, slightly aged. Small corner bent on back cover. History of the Inca Empire by a racist, bigoted, ill-informed creep. The historical data is interesting and most likely accurate. But the opinions and value judgements begin to be annoying. von Hagen claims, for example, that llamas are "oily", which is completely untrue. There is not one drop of oil on the wool of either of our llamas. Their skin tends to be dry. That is why llama wool does not smell bad when it gets wet. And von Hagen's opinions and value judgements about the lifestyles of the ancient peoples and comparisons to modern reprobative types is almost offensive. The historical data has some value. It is well researched, and the bibliography and references are invaluable for the researcher. Our book number 29067. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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