Stewart Culin - Bureau of Ethnology; Games of the North American Indians. Over 1000 illustrations - 1907

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Stewart Culin - Bureau of Ethnology; Games of the North American Indians. Over 1000 illustrations - 1907
History, Illustrated, Natural History, Ethnology - Quantity: 1

Twenty-fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretrary of the Smithsonian Institution 1902-03 by W.H. Holmes, Chief. xl, 846 pp. + 21 plates + 1112 text illustrations - Green cloth binding.

Unique volume in the series about Games. Contains an 8 pp. tabular index to tribes and games.

Condition: Ex reference University Library, ‘for Library Use’, so without loan history. Modest markings on the library binding and endpapers. Binding and bookblock are solid. Pages are clean and odourless.

Contents:
Preface, Introduction, Tabular Index, Games of chance (dice, guessing, stick, hand, four-stick, hidden-ball), Games of dexterity (archery, snow-snake, hoop and pole, ring and pin, ball), Minor amusements, Unclassified games, Games derived from Europeans, Appendix: Running races, Summary of conclusions.

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Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Ethnology, History, Illustrated, Natural History
Author/ Illustrator
Stewart Culin
Book Title
Bureau of Ethnology; Games of the North American Indians. Over 1000 illustrations
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1907
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Washington Government Printing Office
Number of pages
846
Dimensions
29×20 cm
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