SIGNED and INSCRIBED by James Mooney on title page.First printing/576pp .BAE green series.Very Good condition. Previous owners name in old black ink front inside cover from his orignal library. A one owner book and a beautiful copy.Extremely rare and collectible signed book. I have only seen one other signed book by the ehtnologist James Mooney that sold several years ago at auction.from wiki .James Mooney (February 10, 1861 December 22, 1921) was an American ethnographer who lived for several years among the Cherokee. He did major studies of Southeastern Indians, as well as those on the Great Plains. His most notable works were his ethnographic studies of the Ghost Dance after Sitting Bull's death in 1890, a widespread 19th-century religious movement among various Native American culture groups, and the Cherokee: The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees (1891), and Myths of the Cherokee (1900), all published by the US Bureau of American Ethnology. Artifacts from Mooney are in the collections of the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution and the Department of Anthropology, Field Museum of Natural History. Papers and photographs from Mooney are in the collections of the National Anthropological Archives, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution.. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: MYTHS of the CHEROKEE (SIGNED)
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication Date: 1902
Binding: Green Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
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