Lot 18    

Banner-Stones of the North American Indian,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
signed by the author. Knoblock, Bryon W. Quincy (IL): published by author, 1965. 4to in green cloth with embossed gilt cover, third binding, 596 pp. Includes all plates, maps, etc. The "Bible" of American Indian banner stones, a classic in North American Archaeology.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
Slight fading of spine and slight shelf wear, VG+.
Est $600 - $1000
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