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Samoan Material Culture

T Rangi Hiroa (P.H. Buck)

Published by Kraus Reprint Co, New York, 1971
Condition: vg Soft cover
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Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.

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Octavo. 724pp LVI plates inserted. Rebound orange cloth with black lettering on spine and original wrappers bound in. Originally published as Bulletin 75 in 1930 by the Bernice P. Bishop Museum. This extensive treatise of the Samoan culture is profusely illustrated with drawings and 56 b/w plates of Samoan artifacts. The Bulletin covers housing, cooking, incl. utensils, baskets, clothing, stonework, canoes, fishing, hunting, horticulture, games and recreation, musical instruments, weaponry, religious objects, personal adornment and decoration, and tattooing supported by elaborate drawings throughout text. Binding lightly rubbed. Original title page with 3 x 5" triangular chip at bottom right corner, library sticker on verso. Library stamp and pencil note on reprint title page. Bindery sticker on back end paper. Binding in very good, interior in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 34777

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Title: Samoan Material Culture

Publisher: Kraus Reprint Co, New York

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: vg

Edition: Reprint / Ex-Library

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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