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.
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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- Number of Books
- Ethnology, History, Illustrated, Natural History
- Author/ Illustrator
- Stewart Culin
- Book Title
- Bureau of Ethnology; Games of the North American Indians. Over 1000 illustrations
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Washington Government Printing Office
- Number of pages
- 29×20 cm