Lot 17    

Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 7. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 2nd Annual Report for 1880-81, publ 1883, 477 pp. PLUS 3rd Annual Report for 1881-82, publ. 1884, 606 pp. PLUS 17th Annual Report for 1895-96, Parts 1 and 2, both publ. 1898, 468 pp. and pp. 469-752. PLUS 22nd Annual Report for 1900-1901, Parts 1 and 2, both publ. 1904, 320 and 372 pp. AND 44th Annual Report for 1926-27, publ 1928, 555 pp. These seven reports deal with Great Lakes tribal area plus other topics.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps etc. 1st with heavy shelf wear, cracked hinges, & light even toning, VG-; 2nd with cracked rear hinge, moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG; 3rd with moderate shelf wear, else as 1st above; 4th-7th moderate shelf wear and light even toning, VG.
Est $300 - $400
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