Lot 15    

Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights except 48th which is in illustrated paper wraps as issued. Includes the 6th Annual Report for 1884-85, publ. 1888, 675 pp. PLUS 16th Annual Report for 1894-95, publ 1897, 326 pp. PLUS 25th Annual Report for 1903-04, publ. 1907, 296 pp plus 129 plates. PLUS 34th Annual Report for 1912-13, publ. 1922, 281 pp. PLUS 41st Annual Report for 1919-24, publ. 1928, 626 pp. AND 48th Annual Report for 1930-31, publ. 1933, 1220 pp. These six reports deal with Native American baskets and other topics such as Mexican prehistory, Eskimos, prehistoric trephining in the Americas, cliff ruins at Canyon De Chilly, Tusayan Snake Dance, Native American games, prehistoric Caribbean culture, and the "Index" for the entire B.A.E. Annual Report series.

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 damp stains at margins, toned and moderate shelf wear, G; 3rd & 4th as 1st, VG; 5th light shelf wear & light even toning, VG+; 6th chipped spine, taped tear on front wrap, still VG.
Est $300 - $400
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Sioux Catlinite Tube Pipe,
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Zia Polychrome Bowl,
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Sioux Quilled Armbands,
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Three Woven Hopi Sashes,
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Santo Domingo Polychrome Basket and Wedding Jar,
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Plains Indian Courting  Flute,
Lot # 321 - Plains Indian Courting Flute,
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