Bureau of Ethnology: J.W. Powell and others - 7th Annual Report; Linguistic Families of North America; With the rare Map - 1891

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Bureau of Ethnology: J.W. Powell and others - 7th Annual Report; Linguistic Families of North America; With the rare Map - 1891
Colonial history, History, Illustrated, ethnology - Quantity: 1 - Book

Seventh Annual Report to the Secretary of the Smithsonian 1885-1886.
Original linen binding with overprint.
A total of 27 illustrations (seven in colour) and 39 illustrations (engravings and photos) in the text + fold-out map + loose large map ‘Linguistic Families’, 55 x 47 cm, in a pouch.

In good condition. The binding has small dents. The flyleaves are intact on the hinges, the book block is sturdy. The colour illustrations have foxing. The paper is otherwise odourless and clean.
The map is in great condition.

Contents(table of contents of 7 pp.).
Indian Linguistic Families of North America 7-142 pp.
Overview of 58 families and description of geographic distribution, population, principal tribes.
The Midewiwin or Grand Medicine Society of the Ojibwa 143-300 pp.
Sacred formulas of the Cherokees 301-397 pp.
Index 399-409 pp.

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Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Colonial history, ethnology, History, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator
Bureau of Ethnology: J.W. Powell and others
Book Title
7th Annual Report; Linguistic Families of North America; With the rare Map
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1891
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Washington, Government Printing Office
Number of pages
409
Dimensions
295×205 mm
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