Seventh Annual Report to the Secretary of the Smithsonian 1885-'86
Original cloth binding with print.
A total of 27 plates (including 7 in colour) and 39 illustrations (engravings and photographs) in the texts + folding map + original map ‘Linguistic Families’ - 55 × 47 cm.
One of the most sought-after publications in the series. In very beautiful condition.
Condition: Very good. The binding has minor dents. The endpapers have been renewed and undamaged at the hinges, the bookblock is solid. Colour plates with transparent tissue papers in fine condition. Paper clean and odourless. Maps are fine.
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.
Folding linguistic map.
- Number of Books
- Colonial history, ethnology, History, Illustrated
- Author/ Illustrator
- Bureau of Ethnology: J.W. Powell and others
- Book Title
- Seventh Annual Report; Linguistic Families of North America; With the original coloured Map
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Washington, Government Printing Office
- Number of pages
- 295×205 mm