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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 except 46th, which is in illustrated paper wraps as issued. Includes the 9th Annual Report for 1887-88, publ. 1892, 617 pp. PLUS 11th Annual Report for 1889-90, publ. 1894, 553 pp. PLUS 18th Annual Report, Parts 1 and 2, 1896-97, publ. 1899, Part 1 is 518 pp., Part II is pp. 527-997, plus 67 map plates. PLUS 24th Annual Report for 1902-03, publ. 1907, 846 pp. AND 46th Annual Report, publ 1930, 654 pp. These six reports include most of the major works on the Eskimos with wonderful illustrations of their material culture. Other topics include tribes of the upper Missouri, Apache medicine men, Siouan religious cults, Indian land cessions with maps, and much more.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., 1st with moderate shelf wear, light even toning & one end paper with tear, VG; 2nd as above except tear, & front hinge taped, rear cracked, VG-; 3rd as above less hinge damage, VG; 4th as above one as issued loose map has edge tears, VG; 5th as above, VG; 6th as above, VG.
Est $300 - $400
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