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Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 4. including 2nd, 15th, 21st & 47th Annual Reports. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to. Includes 2nd Annual Report for 1880-81, publ. 1882, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt, 477 pp. PLUS 15th Annual Report for 1883-94, publ. 1897, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt, 366 pp. PLUS 21st Annual Report for 1899-1900, publ. 1903, half morocco with black cloth boards, 360 pp. AND 47th Annual Report for 1923-30, publ. 1932, in illustrated heavy paper wraps as issued, 1108 pp. These four reports deal with Zuni Fetishes, Tusayan, Hopi, Zuni Katchinas, plus other topics such as Hopewell effigy pipes, Adena stone tables, Navajo silversmiths, Zuni pottery, Wampum, shell art, Siouan tribes, Iroquoian Cosmology, Zuni Ceremonialism, Acoma and more. Filled with wonderful illustrations including many color plates of pottery, fetishes and katchinas.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
1st & 2nd moderate shelf wear, bent cormers, light even toning, complete, VG+; 3rd light shelf wear and light even toning, VG+; 4th bent corners & light shelf wear and light even toning, VG+.
Est $200 - $300
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