Lot 8    

Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 4. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes the 8th Annual Report for the years 1886-87, publ. 1891, 298 pp. PLUS 23rd Annual Report for 1901-02, publ. 1904, 634pp. PLUS 29th Annual Report for 1908-09, publ. 1916, 636 pp. AND 30th Annual Report for 1908-09, publ. 1915, 453 pp. These four reports deal with Navajo sand paintings, Pueblo architecture, Zuni pueblo, San Idefonso pueblo, Zuni ethnobotany, and other topics, and contain wonderful plates and maps.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., 1st moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG+; 2nd 1 loose page & as above VG; 3rd & 4th very light shelf wear & light even toning, VG+.
Est $200 - $300
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