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‎Les Dossiers de l'Archéologie n°114, mars 1987: L'homme dans l'évolution de ll'univers‎

‎98 p., nbr. ill. n/b., qqunes coul. Inv. 15670 Livre‎

‎ALCAN Eugène‎

‎LES CANNIBALES ET LEUR TEMPS souvenirs de la Campagne de l'Océanie sous le commandant Marceau Capitaine de Frégate.‎

‎Paris Lyon Delhomme et Briguet 1887. In-8 broché XIV 404pp. Manques en tête, en bordure et au bas du dos, sans le 2e plat de couverture, rousseurs. Intéressantes informations sur les moeurs, les coutumes, l'anthropophagie, la polygamie; les massacres de colons et de missionnaires, la noblesse Tongienne, la Reine des Maoris.‎

‎ATTALI Jacques‎

‎L'ORDRE CANNIBALE. VIE ET MORT DE LA MEDECINE.‎

‎Grasset 1979, In-8 br. 325 p. Bon état.‎

‎BJERRE , Jens.‎

‎Les Derniers Cannibales.‎

‎br. 241p. + Planches. In-8°.‎

‎COLLECTIF‎

‎VOILA. N° 436 DE 1939. A LA TABLE DES CANNIBALES‎

‎Juillet 1939. In-folio agrafé illustré. Bel exemplaire.‎

‎DEGENER, Otto‎

‎Naturalist's South Pacific Expedition: Fiji‎

‎8vo [24 x 15.5 cm]; [viii], 303 pp, many illustrations including full-page, mostly photos a few from drawings, endpaper maps. original decorated cloth, light edge wear, lightly foxed on margin of title page, overall very good, the interior is clean. A picture of this book is available upon request by email. Author was well-known botanist and includes lists of plants collected in appendix. Book describes native people (social, cultural, cannibalism, crafts, etc) and natural history.‎

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Toronto ON, CA
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‎Dunning, A.J.‎

‎Extremes: Reflections on Human Behavior‎

‎No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean crisp very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with very minor traces of storage. Appears unread. 207pp. With a wry wit and an impressive knowledge of art, literature and religion, this is a study on the sublime and the very wide-ranging monstrous in society.‎

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Hyde, GB
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‎Evans-Pritchard, E.E. 1960‎

‎Zande Cannibalism. In 8vo, pp. 21. Disbound from the Royal Anthropological Institute Journal, vol. 90 n. 2‎

‎Gabriel CAMPS‎

‎La Préhistoire. A la recherche du paradis perdu.‎

‎463 p., 78 fig. n/b. petite tache sur la tranche. Inv. 10194. Livre‎

‎Hanson, Neil‎

‎The Custom of the Sea - 1st Edition/1st Printing‎

‎8vo A sharp first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket; <br><br>The shocking true story of a ship wrecked at sea, cannibalism, and the resulting trial of the survivors for murder; 315 pages‎

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‎HASAN FERIT CANSEVER.‎

‎Tevrata göre Yakin Sark'ta yamyamlik.‎

‎Very Good English Paperback. Pbo. 16mo. (16 x 12 cm). In Turkish. 64 p. Cannibalism in Near East according to Torah. Tevrata göre Yakin Sark'ta yamyamlik. Rare. First and Only Edition.‎

‎J.H. WEEKS‎

‎Among Congo Cannibals. Experiences, Impressions and Adventures during a Thirty Years' Sojourn amongst the Boloki and other Congo Tribes with a Description of their curious Habits, Customs, Religion and Laws. PUBLISHER'S PRESENTATION COPY‎

‎8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece, 53 plates and a folding coloured map; original red cloth, gilt back, covers mildly age-soiled else a very good, firm copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE PUBLISHER WITH BLIND STAMP ON TITLE. VERY SCARCE‎

‎Krieger, Michael:‎

‎Conversations with the Cannibals‎

‎1st edition, 8vo, black paper on cloth, very good in very good dust jacket. pp ix + 291. map, coloured plates out of text. The traditions and cultures of the indiginous people of the Cook Islands, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, the Solomon Islands. - Hopewell: The Ecco Press, 1994‎

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Hava Books
United Kingdom Reino Unido Reino Unido Royaume-Uni
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‎LENFANT, Commandant‎

‎La découverte des grandes sources du centre de l'Afrique. Rivière de vie. Rivières de mort. Nana. Ouam. Penndé. Préface de M. Bouquet de la Grye.‎

‎In 4°; (12), 287 pp. e 1 carta geogr. ripiegata. e numerose ill fot. nel testo. Bella legatura coeva in piena pelle rossa con titolo, filetti e nome dell'antico proprietario impressi al dorso. Piatti foderati con carta marmorizzata coeva (qualche leggera strofinatura). Eugene Armand Lenfant (nato il 11 aprile, 1865 a Melun , morto nel 1923 ) fu un ufficiale dell'artiglieria coloniale francese, noto per la sua esplorazione del fiume Niger all'inizio del XX secolo. Presso l'Ecole Polytechnique , Eugene Lenfant diventa tenente di artiglieria coloniale nel 1892 . Dopo aver partecipato alle campagne di Annam e il Tonchino (1893-1895), viene nominato capitano nel 1896 ed inviato in Africa occidentale francese. Nel 1901, assistito da due luogotenenti, è incaricato di portare un rifornimento di carburante in Zinder e in due territori del Ciad, sotto il comando del colonnello Peroz. Con 15 chiatte di legno e cinque in acciaio, riesce, nonostante le molte difficoltà, nell'impresa. Il il 21 febbraio giunge a Gaya. Nel 1902 viene incaricato dalla Geographical Society , con il sostegno del Ministero delle Colonie di "cercare una via per il Ciad più facile, veloce ed economica per raggiungere Ubangi e il Congo. L'opera illustra le popolazioni ed i luoghi incontrati dall'autore compreso l'incontro con tribù di cannibali. Esemplare in buone condizioni di conservazione.‎

‎Loeb, E. M.‎

‎THE BLOOD SACRIFICE COMPLEX. Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association. Number 30, 1923.‎

‎40p. + Two maps, broken at folds. XLib. Some age staining. Small 4to. Original printed wraps. The first edition of this important paper on Cannibalism and Human Sacrifice. SCIENCE BOX 3‎

‎McGlashan, Charles Fayette.‎

‎HISTORY OF THE DONNER PARTY.‎

‎Facsimile of the rare original account, first published in 1879. 193+p. 8vo. Original leather grained cloth binding. Fine condition. These facsimiles are the most affordable way to study, own, and enjoy su ch rare Americana. NW29. **PRICE JUST REDUCED!‎

‎Multiple Contributors‎

‎Equinox - The Magazine of Canadian Discovery: Spring 1994‎

‎Features: Mongolia's Mysterious Reindeer People - the last remaining Tsaatan nomads carry on a centuries-old caribou culture; Spineless Wonders - Jellyfish may hold the key to life's deep mysteries; Heavenly Harmonies - Blending spruce, sweat, and sawdust, Linda Manzer builds guitars that dazzle music's top stars; Bones of Contention - Did crewman on the most famous arctic disaster choose the 'last resource' of cannibalism?; Moderate wear. Quality copy.‎

‎Multiple Contributors‎

‎Explorer's Journal, September 1984‎

‎Features: First Down Quebec's Whale River; Landsat - an aid to Exploration; Mysteries of the Pena Colorada; The Karo Batak of Sumatra Revisited; Aztec Warfare, Sacrifice and Cannibalism; Youth Activity Essay Contest; Sir Edmund P. Hillary - Honorary President. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy.‎

‎Multiple Contributors‎

‎The Explorer's Journal, Winter 1994/1995‎

‎Features: Cruising across the Arctic Ocean; Mapping the North - Who Was Really Where When?; The Last Resort - Cannibalism in the Arctic; Plying the Northwest Passage - The First Single-Season Traverse by Yacht; Plants of the Arctic Tundra; Capturing the North - The Work of Claire Fejes. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy.‎

‎OBEYESEKERE , Gananath.‎

‎Cannibal Talk. The Man-Eating Myth and Human Sacifice in the South Seas.‎

‎rel. XX + 320 pp. In-8°. ISBN : 0-520-24307-2.‎

‎READ Piers Paul‎

‎Les survivants.‎

‎broché - 15,5x23,5 - 351 pp - 1975 - Grasset, Paris Traduit de l'anglais par Marcel Schneider‎

‎READ, Piers Paul.‎

‎Alive. The Story of the Andes Survivors.‎

‎1st edition. "On 13th October 1972 an aircraft carrying a party of Uruguayan rugby players and their friends took off from Argentina to fly over the Andes to Chile. In the middle of those jagged mountains, as high and forbidding as the Himalayas, the aircraft got lost in dense cloud, hit a series of air pockets , and crashed. Some of the 45 passengers and crew were killed on impact, others seriously injured. The survivors improvised aid for the woundd and planned how best to ration their meagre food supply...As the days passed, weakened by starvation and the cruel sub-zero temperatures, they had to face the inescapable truth: to survive they must eat the flesh of their dead companions..." Pp.xii/308, 42 black & white photos + 4 maps. Olive green cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. - London: Alison Press/ Secker & Warburg, 1974.‎

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Beckham Books Ltd
United Kingdom Reino Unido Reino Unido Royaume-Uni
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‎ROBERTS David‎

‎A Newer World. Kit Carson, John C. Fremont, and the Claiming of the American West‎

‎Quarto Illustrated with photographs, illustrations, and maps, with illustrated title page salmon paper spine lettered in gilt over peach boards pictorial dust jacket (slight rubbing) A Newer World is the fascinating story of the four Fremont-Carson expeditions into the American West in the 1840s and 1850s, “and of two men, utterly unalike in so many ways, who became friends as well as fellow explorers...The legend of Kit Carson, the greatest mountain man of his day, grew out of Fremont’s expedition reports...ghostwritten by his beautiful and talented wife, Jessie Benton Fremont...The Fremont-Carson expeditions are second only to Lewis and Clark’s in their significance for America’s western expansion.” -from the dust jacket Remainder mark at lower edge, else fine‎

‎Sanborn, Geoffrey‎

‎The Sign of the Cannibal; Melville and the Making of a Postcolonial Reader‎

‎Trade paperback, edition not stated, 254pp includes references, 'works cited', and index. Light pencil marks to two pages in preface else a very good or better copy. 440 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.‎

‎Tannahill, Reay‎

‎Flesh and blood : a history of the cannibal complex‎

‎1st Abacus edition. Near VG pbk. Slight creasing to the front cover. Page edges browning. eng‎

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Bridlington, GB
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‎Tannahill, Reay.‎

‎FLESH AND BLOOD. A History of the Cannibal Complex.‎

‎209p. Illustrated. 8vo. Original cloth backed paper boards. Original dust jacket. OCC 2‎

‎Vernon, R:‎

‎James Calvert or From Dark to dawn in Fiji‎

‎no date, ( circa 1890), 18 thousand, 12mo, decorated red cloth, gilt blocked medallion to front board, spine sunned, else very good. pp 160 + 32 (adverts). missionary work in the south seas. - S.W. Partridge‎

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Hava Books
United Kingdom Reino Unido Reino Unido Royaume-Uni
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‎VILLENEUVE Roland‎

‎LES CANNIBALES.‎

‎Paris Pygmalion 1979. In-8 broché couverture illustrée 187pp. Le cannibalisme alimentaire, guerrier, pathologique, le crime rituel, l'anthropophagie religieuse. (1284)‎

‎W. GIBSON‎

‎The Boat.‎

‎Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with 11 plates on 8, some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped and lightly browned dustwrapper. The story of the survivors of the 'Rooseboom', torpedoed in the Indian Ocean. The lifeboat was adrift for 26 days; only four were alive at the end. Uncommon in this condition. Law, 1361‎

‎WARD (Herbert)‎

‎Chez les Cannibales de l'Afrique Centrale‎

‎In - 8 (199 x 150 mm), demi - basane havane, dos à cinq nerfs, tranches mouchetées, couverture conservée (relié vers 1950). Nombreuses illustrations. (reliure modeste, frottements sur le dos, or du titre passé, défauts sur la couverture, feuillets mal alignés). / / Octavo (199 x 150 mm), havana half - roan, spine raised on five bands, sprinkled edges, soft cover bound in (bound around 1950). Numerous illustrations. (simple binding, rubbings on the spine, gilt of title faded, defects on the soft cover, leaves not well lined - up).‎

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