Lot 20    

The Stone Age In North America,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
Moorehead, Warren K. Boston & N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1910, two volume set. 8vo in original green cloth boards with gilt lettering, 457 & 417 pp, includes all color and B&W plates. A rare set of books by one of America's most important early archaeologists.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
Corners bent, spine worn slightly at margins, even toning, front hinge of Vol. 2 cracked, still VG.
Est $200 - $300
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