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Bureau of Ethnology: J.W. Powell and others - Seventh Annual Report; Linguistic Families of North America; With the original coloured Map - 1891

Bureau of Ethnology: J.W. Powell and others - Seventh Annual Report; Linguistic Families of North America; With the original coloured Map - 1891

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Bureau of Ethnology: J.W. Powell and others - Seventh Annual Report; Linguistic Families of North America; With the original coloured Map - 1891
History, Illustrated, Sociology, ethnology - Quantity: 1

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.

Condition: Good+. Binding with minor signs of wear. The endpapers are intact on the hinges, the book block is sturdy. Colour plates with transparent tissue papers in fine condition. Paper is 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.

Will be sent by registered mail.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
ethnology, History, Illustrated, Sociology
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
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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