SECOND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY TO THE SECRETARY OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 1880-'81. By J.W. Powell, director.

By: Powell, J.W.

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FIRST EDITION OF THE BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY'S SECOND REPORT - Quarto, 11-3/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide. Dark olive green cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a gilt vignette of a Native-American stamped in gilt on the front cover and with a vignette of a basket near the tail of the spine. The covers are rubbed and soiled with wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. xxxvii, [i] & 477 pages, illustrated with more than 160 black & white plates, 12 color lithographic plates with tissue guards, textual illustrations and 2 maps, including a folding map and a double-page map. The hinges are cracked and the book is shaken. There is damage to page 279/280 with slight loss to the text and minor damage to a color plate due to the tissue guard adhering to it. The inner edge of the front endpaper is torn. There is an early owner's book label mounted on the front pastedown with his name also penned above. Good. First edition of the Bureau of Ethnology's second report. Includes chapters on "Zuni Fetishes" by Frank Hamilton Cushing, "Animal Carvings from the Mounds of the Mississippi Valley" by Henry W. Henshaw, "Navajo Silversmiths" by William H. Holmes, an "Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Indians of New Mexico and Arizona in 1879" by James Stevenson, and an "Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Indians of New Mexico in 1880" by James Stevenson. First Edition.

Title: SECOND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY TO THE SECRETARY OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 1880-'81. By J.W. Powell, director.

Author Name: Powell, J.W.

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: Washington: Government Printing Office, 1883.: 1883.

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 95335

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