Lot 9    

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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