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Cycles of Life: The American Indians

Avexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1994. For American Indians, life's journey has always been symbolized by a circle. As a Cheyenne elder explained, "The Beginning and end of Life come together in the East. In the Beginning there is the child's cry, announcing the new life. And in the End there is the Old Man's prayer." an as new copy in a like dust jacket. 176pp including picture credits and index.. 1st. Hardcover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Native American.

$5.32

Chiefly Feasts: The Enduring Kwakiutl Potlatch

By Jonaitis, Aldona

Tokyo: Univ of Washington Pr, 1992. Very good softcover, 300pp including bibliography and index. Profusely illustrated with b/w and colored photographs. The magnificent collection of art made by the Kwakiutl Indians of northern Vancover Island.. 1st. Paperback. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Native American.

$9.65

Physiological and Medical Observations Among the Indians of Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico

By Hrdlicka, Ales

Washington: Washington Gonvernment Printing Office, 1908. Bureau of American Rthnology. Bulletin 34. 8vo, half-leather, marbled fep, bep & edges, black & white plates & illustrations, graphs & charts (some fold out), previous owner's label inside front cover, very minor wear to corners & top of spine, 460pp. w/index. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$18.96

Thirty-Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1914-1915

By Bureau of American Ethnology

Washington: Washington Gonvernment Printing Office, 1921. 4to, hard cover (green cloth with a gilt picture of indian on front cover), black & white plates & illustrations, one colored plate, previous owner's label inside front cover, front bottom corner bumped, some stains on side edge, 604pp. w/index. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$63.18

Forty-Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1930-1931

By Stirling, M .W.

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1933. 4to, green simulated leather, very minor wear to cover, 1220pp.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$43.23

Northern Ute Music

By Densmore, Frances

Washington: Washington Government Printing Office, 1922. 8vo, green cloth, black & white plates, bulletin 75, lists of songs-how to play-notes, very minor stains to cover, previous owner's label inside front cover, writing on fep, 213pp. w/index. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$16.63

Forty-Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1926-1927

By Fewkes, J. Walter

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1928. 4to, reen cloth with a gilt picture of a native american on front cover, black & white plates & illustrations, maps, Damp staining to cover & last couple of pages, small stain on front cover, previous owner's label inside front cover, 555pp. w/index. 1st. Cloth. Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$63.18

Thirty-First Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1909-1910

By Hodge, F.W.

Washington: Washington Government Printing Office, 1916. 4to, green cloth with gilt picture of an indian on front cover, black & white plates, previous owner's label inside front cover along with a stamp, some wear & discoloration to cover, water stains on top edge, small tear on front cover at spine, 1037pp. w/appendix. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$83.13

Thirty-Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1913-1914 (2 vols)

By Bureau of American Ethnology

Washington: Washington Government Printing Office, 1921. Vol 1- 4to, green cloth with a gilt picture of an indian on front cover, a couple of black & white illustrations, previous owner's label inside fep, very minor wear to cover, 794pp. plus index; Vol 2- 4to, green cloth with gilt picture of an indian on front cover, previous owner's label inside front cover, very minor wear to cover, 687pp. w/index. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$96.43

Fifteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1893-1894

By Powell, J. W.

Washington: Washington Government Printing Office, 1897. 4to, green cloth with a gilt picture of an native american on front cover, black & white plates & color illustrations, some plates fold out, this is a large and heavy book, previous owner's label inside front cover, some wear to cover, slightly shaken with wear to extremities. scattered foxing. 366pp. w/index. . 1st. Hardcover. Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$89.78

Forty-Third Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1925-1926

By Fewkes, J. Walter

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1928. 4to, green cloth with a gilt picture of an indian on front cover, black & white plates, songs, fold out map, previous owner's label inside front cover, very minor discoloration to cover, 828pp. w/index. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$83.13

Vocabulary of the Kiowa Language

By Harrington, John P.

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1928. 8vo, hard cover (green cloth), bulletin 84, charts, previous owner's label inside front cover, excellent copy, 255pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$33.25

Twenty-Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology 1907-1908

By Holmes, W. H.

Washington: Washington Government Printing Office, 1916. 4to, green cloth with a gilt picture of an indian on front cover, black & white plates & illustrations, maps, previous owner's label inside front cover, some wear to cover, stain on back cover, 636pp. w/index. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$96.43

Early Man in South America

By Hrdlicka, Ales

Washington: Washington Government Printing Office, 1912. 8vo, green cloth, black & white plates & illustrations, maps, previous owner's label inside front cover, 405pp. w/index. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$16.30

Kathlamet Texts

By Boas, Franz

Washington: Washington Gonvernment Printing Office, 1901. large quarto, hard cover (green cloth), 2 black & white illustrations, from college library, stamps on all edges, some minor wear to cover, bulletin 26, 261pp.. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$36.58

Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1886-1887

By Powell, J. W.

Washington: Washington Government Printing Office, 1891. 4to, green cloth with a gilt picture of an indian on front cover, black & white plates & illustrations, colored plates, maps some fold out, fold out plates in a pocket on inside back cover, previous owner's bookplate inside front cover, some wear to cover, writing on title page, 298pp. w/index. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$96.43

Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1884-1885

By Powell, J. W.

Washington: Washington Government Printing Office, 1888. 4to, dark green cloth with a gilt picture of a native american on front cover, songs, black & white illustrations, two fold out maps in folder inside back cover,litely shaken, gutters starting, very minor wear to cover, 675pp. w/index. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$96.43

Thirty-Seventh Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1915-1916

By Hodge, F. W.

Washington: Washington Gonvernment Printing Office, 1923. 4to, hard cover (green cloth with gilt picture of indian on front cover), black & white & colored illustrations, previous owner's label inside front cover, few stains on spine, 560pp. w/index. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bureau of American Ethnology.

$53.20