Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family (Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 218)
Place Published: Washington DC
Publisher: The Government Printing Office
Date Published: 1871
Book Id: 24142
590pp. Folio [34.5 cm] 1/4 black cloth with tan and black printed paper covered boards. Fair condition only. The covers are heavily rubbed. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges. There are small closed tears in the cloth of the spine ends. There is a two inch slpit in the cloth of the spine along the rear joint. The covers and the first page are hanging on by a thread. The text block is coming away from the spine. The front free endsheet has a former owner's brief notations. The text block is cracked in the middle. The edges of the pages are mildly chipped.
Topics include Peculiar System of Relationship among the Iroquois, and Discovery of the same among the Ojibwas.