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Three Classic Books in Southwestern Ethnology,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
including Reichard, Gladys A. Social Life of the Navajo Indians. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1928. 8vo in brown cloth boards, 176 pp with all fold outs, plates and maps. PLUS Parsons, Elsie C. Taos Tales. New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1940. 8vo in navy cloth boards, 185 pp. AND Parsons, Elsie C. Tea Tales. New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1926. 8vo in purple cloth boards, 304 pp.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent Vickery


Condition:  
1st minor shelf wear and light even toning, VG; 2nd two small water spots on boards and very slight even toning, VG; 3rd minor shelf wear and light even toning, VG.
Est $200 - $300
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