The Sun Dance of the Plains Indians: Its Development and Diffusion- Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History Volume XVI, Part VII. Leslie Spier.

The Sun Dance of the Plains Indians: Its Development and Diffusion- Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History Volume XVI, Part VII

New York: Published by Order of the Trustees, 1921. Pamphlet. Paperback. 451-527pp. Thin octavo [24 cm] Light gray and black printed wraps. Good only. What is left of the rear wrap is completely detached, but present. The covers are subtly darkened. There are numerous small stab marks through the covers and the pages along the spine. The top edge of p. 525 is creased and has a 1 inch closed tear. The top edge of the front wrap has a loss from the paper that measures 1 and 1/2 inches wide by 1 inch deep. The edges of the front cover also have a small open tear and two 1 inch closed tears. There are numerous losses from the paper surrounding the stab marks on the front wrap and the pages at the end of the text. There is a large loss from the top edge of the last page, not affecting the text. The top margins of the pages have very light moisture stains. The pages are mildly browned. There may be very occasional, brief marginalia. Item #26364

The frontispiece details the distribution of tribes having the Sun Dance.

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