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Lot 305: Seventeen volumes of anthropological studies of the South Seas, by American institutions

Fine Americana - African American History - Travel & Maps

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers

October 24, 2013

San Francisco, CA, USA

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  • Seventeen volumes of anthropological studies of the South Seas, by American institutions
  • Seventeen volumes of anthropological studies of the South Seas, by American institutions
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Description:

Includes:

Three volumes from Publications of the Catholic Anthropological Conference:

  • Meier, Joseph. Adoption among the Gunantuna. Vol. I, No. 1, pp. 1-98. Jan, 1929.
  • Meier, Joseph. Illegitimate Birth among the Gunantuna. Vol. II, No. 1, pp. 1-61. Nov, 1938.
  • Meier, Joseph. The Orphan Child among the Gunantuna. Vol. II, No. 2, pp. 63-128. Dec, 1939.

Three volumes from the University of California Press, Berkeley:

  • Barton, R.F. Ifugao Law. American Archaeology and Ethnology, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 1-186. Feb 15, 1919.
  • Barton, R.F. Ifugao Economics. American Archaeology and Ethnology, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 385-446. Apr 12, 1922.
  • Bascom, William R. Ponape: A Pacific Economy in Transition. Anthropological Records, Vol. 22. 1965.

Plus several others:

  • 2 copies of: Kennedy, Raymond. Islands and Peoples of the Indies. Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies Number Fourteen. Aug 5, 1943.
  • Finley, John Park and William Churchill. The Subanu: Studies of a Sub-Visayan Mountain Folk of Mindanao. 3 parts in 1 volume. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1913.
  • Churchill, William. Beach-La-Mar: The Jargon or Trade Speech of the Western Pacific. Re-backed, library marks. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1911.
  • Archibold, Richard, A.L. Rand and L.J. Brass. Results of the Archibold Expeditions, No. 41. Summary of the 1938-1939 New Guinea Expedition. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. LXXIX, Art. III, pp. 197-288. Jun 26, 1942.
  • Archibold, Richard, and A.L. Rand. Results of the Archibold Expedition. No. 7. Summary of the 1933-1934 Papuan Expedition. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. LXVIII, Art. VIII, pp. 527-579. Nov 8, 1935.
  • Barton, R.F. The Religion of the Ifugaos. American Antrhopological Association, American Anthropologist, New Series. Vol. 48, No. 4, Part 2. Oct, 1946.

 

A collection of American studies of Pacific cultures.

A collection of American studies of Pacific cultures.

Condition Report: Mostly mild edge wear; very good or near fine.

Notes: 17 volumes of American studies of Pacific culture

Provenance: Various places

Exhibited: (Anthropology)

Date: Various dates

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