Lot 16    

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. Includes 1st Annual Report for 1879-80, publ. 1881, 603 pp. PLUS 7th Annual Report for 1885-86, publ. 1891, 409 pp. PLUS 14th Annual Report for 1892-93, Part 1, Publ. 1896, 637 pp. PLUS 32nd Annual Report for 1910-11, publ. 1918, 819 pp. PLUS 37th Annual Report for 1915-16, publ 1923, 560 pp. AND 40th Annual Report for 1918-19, publ. 1925, 664 pp. These six reports deal with many articles on the Navajo. Other topics include Native American burial customs, Wyandot tribe, linguistics, Kiowa tribe, Native American masks, Mayan Codex, Mississippian prehistoric pottery, and much more.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., except as noted. 1st with heavy shelf wear, light even toning & missing free front end paper, VG-; 2nd missing loose map from rear pocket, light shelf wear & light even toning, G+; 3rd moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG; 4th-6th light shelf wear and light even toning, VG+.
Est $300 - $400
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