Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1887-'88 (Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition / The Medicine-Men of the Apache)

Powell, J. W.; John Murdoch and John G. Bourke

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Place Published: Washington DC
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Date Published: 1892
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 32982


617pp. Quarto [29.5 cm] Olive green cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and a gilt stamped bust on the front board. Good. The extremities are mildly rubbed and bumped. There are large but very light stains on the boards. The edges of text block are darkened and subtly soiled and stained. The text block is cracked multiple times, and the underlying cords are visible in the inside margins, however the text block is still quite sturdy. The pages are browned. Minor ink stains on pp. 144-145. There are very occasional light smudge marks on the pages. There is a long closed tear in the bottom edge of p. 483. There are small light moisture stains in the top edges of the pages. May require extra postage due to weight.


Subjects include Tobacco Pouches, Snow Houses, Bone Crushes, Antler Chisels, Walrus Harpoons, Marriage, Amulets, Necklaces of Human Fingers, and more.