The Bureau of Ethnology's bi-annual report of their findings on Native American tribes, specifically customs, practices, religion and art. This volume includes "Ancient Art of the Provence of Chiriqui" and "A Study of the Textile Art in its Relations to the Development of Form and Ornament" by William H. Holmes; "Aids to the Study of the Maya Codices" by Cyrus Thomas; "Osage Traditions" by Rev. J. Owen Dorsey and "The Central Eskimo" by Dr. Franz Boas. Contains 10 full plate illustrations and 546 figure drawings, some included in a pouch inside back cover. Binding is olive board with gilt Indian head on front cover, gilt writing on spine. Spine and corners have minor bumps, with some chipping on spine's edge. Binding inside front cover cracked, still tight and intact. Book plate of Penrose Memorial Library, associated with the The Geological Society of America, inside front cover. Very clean and tight copy. Size: 9 3/4" x 12". No marks. Binding is tight but edges are slightly rubbed. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges slightly foxed. NOT ex-library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Inventory No: 025326. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of ...
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication Date: 1888
Book Condition: Very Good Condition
Book Description Government Printing Office, Washington, 1888. Hardcover. First edition. Quarto. original green cloth, pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, ruled in blind. Illustrated. Contains: Ancient Art of the Province of Chiriquil Aids to the Study of The Maya Codices, and other articles. Some uneven staining and wrinkling of cloth, endpapers with some dampstaining, last three leaves (blank) stuck together, interior fine. Seller Inventory # 33590
Book Description Government Printing Office. Wash, 1888. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable. Publisher: Government Printing Office Date of Publication: 1888 Binding: hardcover Edition: First Edition Condition: Poor Description: Previous owner has used black tape to tape 6 different places, taping the spine to the front and back covers. Disbound. Pages 1-145 still bound. Pages 145-675 are bound together but laid in. Plate 2 & 3 laid in. No markings in book. Great research copy. 675pp. Seller Inventory # 3008518