Twenty-Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1902-1903
Place Published: Washington DC
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Date Published: 1907
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 34253
846pp. Quarto [29 cm] 3/4 brown leather with green cloth covered boards, raised bands, and a gilt stamped title on the spine. Marbled edges and endsheets. Good only. The extremities are rubbed, and the spine and large areas of the covers are sun faded. The boards are exposed at the corners. There are a couple of small tears in the leather at the head of the spine and on the surrounding on the front board. The longer tear is in the leather of the front board, and measures 1 and 1/2 inches long. The front hinge is broken, and underlying front board is pulling away from the cloth and leather surface. The front free endsheet, front flyleaf, and frontispiece page are completely detached, but present. The pages are tanned, but very clean. All plates present.
The contents covers the games of the North American Indians such as dice games, hand games and hidden-ball games.