Item Detail

Item Number 5226
Title A World On The Wane
Author Levi-Strauss, Claude
Condition VG/G+
Publisher Criterion Books
Place Published New York
Date Published 1961
Edition
Binding Hardcover
Notes Book has brown binding with gilt printing on the spine; it is clean, straight & tight; corners and spine ends are bumped and showing some wear; still a very nice copy. Pages are clean, without any marks or tears. Dust jacket is price intact, illustrated. It is somewhat faded, soiled and has wear and chipping of edges with some edge tears that are internally mended. Translated by John Russell, book is illustrated with 48 pages of photographs and 48 line drawings and is the story of the author's experiences among some of the most primitive of the Amerindian tribes in Brazil and the Amazon basin. ; B/W Photos & line drawings; 8.5 x 5.5 inches; 404 pages
LoC or ISBN 617203
Keyword(s) Claude Levi-Strauss,John Russell,Anthropology,Brazil,Caduveo,Bororo,Amazon River
Category(ies) Anthropology Archaeology Earth Sciences,Ecology Environment,History Travel Exploration Places
Price $14.75