Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. 1275pp. Octavo [21 cm] Reddish brown cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spines. Very good. The edges of the covers are very lightly rubbed and bumped. The front pastedowns have a former owner's name in pen. The front pastedown of volume 2 has a 2 inch long by 1 and 1/2 inch deep very light moisture stain. Item #24147
Elsie Clews Parsons was an American anthropologist, sociologist, folklorist, and feminist who studied Native American tribes, including the Tewa and Hopi, in Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico.