Twenty-Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1902 - 1903

Holmes, W.H., Chief

Published by Government Printing Office, 1907
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The annual report of Native American tribal customs and lifestyles, compiled by the Bureau of American Ethnology. This volume contains the very expansive article "Games of the North American Indians" by Stewart Culin, which details the leisure activities of Native American tribes as far northeast as Nova Scotia, to as far southwest as New Mexico and Arizona. Includes 21 full plate illustrations and 1112 figure drawings of various playthings, tools and Native Americans participating in games. Binding is olive board with gilt Indian head on front cover, gilt writing on spine. Corners bumped, top and bottom of spine chipped slightly. 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. All edges are clean. All edges gilt, faded. 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: 025325. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Twenty-Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of...
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication Date: 1907
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good Condition

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Holmes, W. H. (chief)
Published by Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (1907)
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Book Description Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1907. Embossed Cloth. Condition: Good. Photographs/Diagrams/Charts (illustrator). Library stamp on top corner of fep, retired library copy. End-paper separation at the gutters, looseness to front hinge, pages and binding intact. Lightly age toned, else textblock is still in great clean condition. Shelf soiled edges. Olive green cloth binding, gilt stamped decoration on front cover and down spine, bumped corners, rubbing to edges of spine, bumped head and foot of spine, dent to the top of the edges. 846pp., including index. Size: 4to - Over 9 " -12" Tall. Ex-Library Copy/Hard Cover. Seller Inventory # SB8839

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Holmes, W. H., chief. Stuart Culin.
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Book Description Government Printing Office, 1907, 1907. Condition: Used - Acceptable. 1907. Government Printing Office, 1907. Original cloth, ex-lib, quarto, 846 pp. with 1112 figures + 21 plates (including color frontispiece). Spine stained; corners bumped; rear hinge starting, but still very solid. Very sound overall. Seller Inventory # S20793

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HOLMES, W.H., CHIEF
Published by Government Printing Office, Washington (1907)
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Book Description Government Printing Office, Washington, 1907. Green Cloth. Condition: General Moderate Wear. First Edition.. Corner and spine ends rubbed. Cover vignette remains very bright. Spine lettering dulled. Rear cover corner bumped. Slight rippling in cloth on rear cover as well. This report contains a lengthy paper on "Games of the North American Indians", by Stewart Culin. A fascinating treatise illustrated with 21 plates, several in color; and 1112 text figures. The paper is divided into sections on games of chance, games of dexterity, and minor amusements. At end are small sections on unclassified games, games derived from Europeans, and running games. 846pp. Size: Quarto. Seller Inventory # 011445

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