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THE WINGED SERPENT. AN ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN INDIAN PROSE AND POETRY

Astrov, Margot [editor]

Published by John Day Company, New York, 1946
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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FIRST TRADE EDITION. INSCRIBED BY ASTROV on the front free endpaperas follows: "To Sarah E. Mathews / from/ Margot Astrov / Tse Borcito [?] / November 22, 1946". 16mo. 366p. Edited and with an introductory essay by Margot Astrov. Bibliography and Index. Brown cloth with gilt letters on the spine and a vignette in gilt on the front cover of a winged serpent. Very minor wear to extremities with nothing rubbed through, gilt slightly dulled, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, else very good to near fine with no internal markings. No dust jacket. The Introduction includes an essay on "The Influence of Christianity on the Aboriginal Cultures of America." There are ten sections to the book containing poetry from native peoples in the Americas as follows: One: From the Northern Woodlands, the Basin Area and the Great Plains; Two: From the Southesast; Three: From the Deserts of the Southwest; Four: From the Pueblos; Five: From California; Six: From the Northwest; Seven: From the Far North; Eight: From Mexico; Nine: From Central America; Ten: From Peru. Bookseller Inventory # 00098

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Title: THE WINGED SERPENT. AN ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN...

Publisher: John Day Company, New York

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Trade Edition

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