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Classic Books on Archaeology & Ethnology of the Southwest,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of seven. Includes Feet, Stephen D. The Cliff Dwellers and Pueblos. Chicago: American Antiquarian, "Prehistoric America" series, Vol. III, 1899. 8vo, illustrated embossed green cloth boards, 398 pp. PLUS Holmes, W.H. "Part I, Introductory: The Lithic Industries", Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities. Washington (DC): Smithsonian, B.A.E. Bulletin 60, G.O.P., 1919. 8vo, green cloth boards, 380 pp. PLUS Kidder, A.V. & Guernsey, S.J. Archaeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona. Washington (DC): Smithsonian, B.A.E. Bulletin 65, G.P.O., 1919, 8vo in green cloth boards, 228 pp with all plates. PLUS Judd, Neil M. The Material Culture of Pueblo Bonito. Washington (DC): Smithsonian Misc. Collections Vol. 124, 1954. 8vo, printed paper wraps, 398 pp and 101 plates. PLUS Judd, Neil. Pueblo Del Arroyo Chaco Canyon New Mexico. Washington (DC): Smithsonian Misc. Collections Vol. 138, No. 1, 1959. 8vo, printed paper wraps, 222 pp and 55 plates. PLUS Cosgrove, H.S. and C.B. The Swarts Ruin: A Typical Mimbres Site in Southwestern New Mexico. Cambridge: Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard Univ., Vol. XV, No.1, 1932. 8vo, printed paper wraps, 178 pp, 236 plates & 2 fold out maps. AND Hewett, Edgar L. Ancient Life in the American Southwest.... Indianapolis: Bobs-Merrill Co., 1930. 8vo, navy cloth boards, illustrated dj, 392 pp.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent Vickery


Condition:  
Moderately heavy even toning and normal shelf wear, VG-; 2nd & 3rd minor shelf wear, else VG; 4th & 5th minor shelf wear and light toning, else VG; 6th chips on spine and minor shelf wear, still VG; 7th dj missing some paper at top front, minor shelf wear and toning, VG,.
Est $400 - $600
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