Complete set of two volumes of this handbook published by the Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology. Both rebound and ex-library with marks and bookplates from the same library. Light wear on newer boards, bindings tight. Part I, A-M: 1907, green boards, 972pp, color fold-out map tipped in. Part II, N-Z: 1910, orange boards, 1221pp, includes synonymy section and bibliography. Some soil on edges and a few pages. Illustrated. Alphabetical entries attempt to summarize the Bureau of Ethnology's massive efforts from several decades, particularly aimed at straightening out the record on various names of peoples, places, and languages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico...
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication Date: 1910
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good+ to Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Dates: Vol. 1--1912 (Fourth Impression); Vol. 2: 1910. Original olive green cloth covers w/ gilt titles on spines. Bindings lightly soiled and rubbed; spines a bit sunned. Corners and spine ends bumped. Previous owner's name stamp on front paste-downs w/ ink and pencil name crossed-out on paste-down of Vol. 2. Edges of leaves a bit age toned. Illust. w/ b/w portraits and drawings w/ a large fold-out color map in rear of Vol. 1 (approx. 1 1/4" closed tear to map, which has been neatly repaired). Bookseller Inventory # 23657NA