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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 14th Annual Report, Part 2 for 1892-93, publ. 1896, pp. 645-1136. PLUS 27th Annual Report for 1905-06, publ. 1911, 672 pp. PLUS 36th Annua Report for 1914-15, publ. 1921, 604 pp. AND 39th Annual Report for 1917-18, publ. 1925, 636 pp. These four reports deal with Plains tribes plus topics such as the Menomini tribe, Coronado's expedition, Omaha tribe, and more.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., 1st moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG; 2nd light shelf wear & as above, VG+; 3rd moderate shelf wear and light damp stain on boards, toning, G+; 4th as 2nd VG+.
Est $300 - $400
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