Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1884-'85 (Ancient Art of the Province of Chiriqui, Columbia / A Study of the Textile Art in Its Relation to the Development of Form and Ornament / Aids to the Study of the Maya Codices / Osage Traditions / The Central Eskimo)

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1888. Hardcover. 675pp. 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 cover. Good. The extremities are rubbed, scratched and gently bumped. The spine is stained, and there are a multitude of tiny dot-like stains on the bottom edge of the text block. There is a 1 and 1/4 inch long closed tear in the fore edge margin of the front free endsheet. The text block is cracked at the beginning. The underlying cords are visible in some of the inside margins. The pages are browned. A dozen pages have small nicks in the fore edges. The last five or so pages have light staining. The majority of the pages are very clean. May require extra postage due to weight. Item #32690

With the two plates in the rear pocket. Subjects include Work of Mr. Jeremiah Curtin, Vases of Unusual Shapes, Vases of the Alligator Group, Alphabet Used for Eskimo Words, Preparation of Sealskins, and more.

Price: $125.00

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