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Proof-Sheets Of A Bibliography Of The Languages Of The North American Indians

James Constantine Pilling

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ISBN 10: 1578985013 / ISBN 13: 9781578985012
Published by Martino Publishing,, Mansfield Centre, Conn.:, 2005
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Fine in tan cloth covered boards with brown text and borders on the spine. A thick octavo measuring 9" by 7" with what may be soot marks on the edges of the text block and with wrinkling of the last 130 +/- pages due to exposure to high humidity. Without a dust jacket as issued. 1135 pages including an index. This reference source lists 4303 titles. A facsimile reprint of the authors 1885 publication by the US Government Printing Office. Bookseller Inventory # TB27396

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Title: Proof-Sheets Of A Bibliography Of The ...

Publisher: Martino Publishing,, Mansfield Centre, Conn.:

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Facsimile Reprint..

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Reprint. Hardbound. Oversized octavo. xl, 1135 p. illus., facsims. 30 cm. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1885. This work was begun as a catalogue for the use of the members of the Bureau of Ethnology, and as a basis for a projected work by the Director of the Bureau on the classification of North American tribes by language. Over 5000 titles are described in Pilling's work, making this the most comprehensive bibliography on the subject in Besterman [350]. This is much more than just a bibliography on languages. It covers most early contact with the Indians, such as Schoolcraft, Humbolt and Elliot, and all cultural contact with native-americans from the first contact. Frequent annotations are provided, as well as collations and cross references. The original is quite scarce, having been printed in an edition of only 100 copies. A fundamental work.

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