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Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 4th Annual Report for 1882-83, publ. 1886, 532 pp. PLUS 13th Annual Report for 1891-92, publ. 1896, 462 pp. PLUS 16th Anual Report for 1894-95, publ 1897, 326 pp. PLUS 22nd Annual Report for 1900-01, Part 1, publ. 1904, 320 pp. PLUS 28th Annual Report for 1906-07, publ. 1912, 308 pp plus appendix of B.A.E. publications, 35 pp. AND 33rd Annual Report for 1911-12, publ. 1919, 677 pp. These six reports deal with many of the earliest archaeological excavations of the Cliff Dwellings and ancient Pueblos in the southwest with wonderful B&W & color plates of recovered material culture such as baskets, pottery and more, also sections on Native American ethnobotany, Hawaiian mythology, prehistoric textiles, Omaha dwellings, Peruvian Trephination, and Mallery's seminal work on picture writing.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc, 1st with moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG; 2nd with private lib. blind stamp on title pg, else as above, VG; 3rd broken hinge & as 1st above, G+; 4th moderate shelf wear, light even toning, short margin tears to a very few pp, VG; 5th as 1st above, VG;
Est $300 - $400
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Photograph of Pueblo People by Ben Wittick,
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early silver print, unsigned or titled, studio group portrait of five Pueblo people, three men and two women; 7.5" x 9.5". > Item Details
Child's Cowhide Chaps,
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Plains Indian's Courting Flute,
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ca. 1890, has a two-piece construction. Engraved with geometric designs, red wash with green or faded blue in engraved areas and ornamented with leather thong wrappings with hanging fringe. A thin piece of sheet lead is mounted to the top near tone slide, length 14". > Item Details
Pair of Navajo Dolls,
Lot # 153 - Pair of Navajo Dolls,
ca 1920's. Hand made man and woman, with embroidered facial details, trade bead necklace and decorations; fabrics include velvet, muslin, and calico; each 7.5" high. > Item Details
Three Classic Books on Southeastern American Archaeology,
Lot # 34 - Three Classic Books on Southeastern American Archaeology,
including Willey, Gordon R. The Archaeology of the Florida Gulf Coast. Washington (DC): Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 113, 1949. 8vo in original printed paper wraps, 599 pp with all plates, maps and fold outs, originally ex lib. Dr. David Barris and signed on front cover by same. PLUS M... > Item Details
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Micmac Quilled Trunk,
Lot # 694 - Micmac Quilled Trunk,
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Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 242 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1915, each has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, cobalt, and green plus brass beads. Design on vamps consists of a large cross on a white ground; small beaded tabs hang from either side of the main motif, 10" long. > Item Details
Sikyatki Style Seed Jar,
Lot # 109 - Sikyatki Style Seed Jar,
orange, black, and red on cream decorated with geometric designs and rain birds. Body created with an elegant flaring shape and outturned lip, fired on signature of "Chakoptewa" over a cartouche of a smoking pipe on base; 6" high x 15" diameter. A fine jar, done in the Hopi style, Chakoptewa appare... > Item Details
Katsina Lithographs by Gaylord Torrence,
Lot # 444 - Katsina Lithographs by Gaylord Torrence,
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Mesquakie or Fox Bullrush Mat,
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Lot # 60 - Makah Basket-Covered Flask,
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Beaded Watch Fobs,
Lot # 206 - Beaded Watch Fobs,
lot of 7. Delightful little watch fobs woven with metallic and flat color beads in a range of designs. Three with leather ends, metallic beadwork in geometric and floral patterns, fringe at ends; 6.5" long, 6.5" long, and 9" long; PLUS an ornately woven fob beaded in multicolors, central geometric d... > Item Details
Apache Basket,
Lot # 363 - Apache Basket,
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Northern California Twined Basket,
Lot # 638 - Northern California Twined Basket,
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Chippewa Beaded  Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 654 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beaded in blues, greens, reds, and yellows against pearl opalescence on black velveteen. Bag has an elaborate floral pattern with white and yellow zigzag border, mauve beaded loops under straps, matching beaded fringe with red cotton yarn tassels at bottom, 45.5 x 18". > Item Details
Chromolithograph of Indian Weavers by Couse,
Lot # 355 - Chromolithograph of Indian Weavers by Couse,
signed and dated in print 1909 on heavy card stock, in period wood frame, 15.5 x 20", 19 x 23.5" overall. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 414 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of browns and aniline dyed red. A uniquely elongated shape, possibly a runner, designed with criss-crossed and terraced zigzags and central geometric designs; 133" long x 53" wide. > Item Details
Great Lakes Hair Drop with Panel,
Lot # 691 - Great Lakes Hair Drop with Panel,
ca 1900. Made of three separate woven sashes beaded in vibrant reds, blues, and green against a white ground and decorated with geometric devices. Two longer sashes are bifurcated with brass balls and green, beige, red, and blue ribbons tied at ends. Black ribbon attached to top of both sashes. Thir... > Item Details
Crow Men's Blanket Leggings,
Lot # 475 - Crow Men's Blanket Leggings,
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