Item #165700 First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1879-'80. J. W. Powell.

First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1879-'80.

Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1881. Cloth. 4to. 603 pp. Olive green cloth with gilt titling to spine and front board embellished with gilt bust of a Native American. Ex-library with minimal markings: sticker to spine, few stamps and ink notation to front eps, 'withdrawn sticker' to ffep. Joints worn, fraying at spine ends, corners bumped. Binding shaken, split at few places but holding. Large, fold-out map is torn but present. Numerous black and white illustrations and bright, chromolithographic plates, depicting Indian death and burial customs, language & communication techniques. 2 plates at center detached but present. Good. Item #165700

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