Lot 11    

Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 5. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights except 45th, which is in illustrated paper wraps as issued. Includes 26th Annual Report for 1904-05, publ. 1908, 512 pp. PLUS 31st Annual Report for 1909-10, publ. 1916, 1037 pp. PLUS 35th Annual Report for 1913-14, Part 1, publ. 1921, 794 pp. plus 11 pp index. PLUS 38th Annual Report for 1916-17, publ. 1924, 857 pp. AND 45th Annual Report for 1927-28, publ. 1930, 745 pp. These five reports deal with the Northwest Coast area with wonderful plates of the material culture for that region. Other topics include antiquities of eastern Mexico, Caribbean, South America & Porto Rico, & Osage rituals.

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 as above except light wear, VG+; 3rd as above VG+; 4th as above, VG+; 5th as above with chips at spine, VG.
Est $300 - $400
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