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"Myths of the Cherokee" [in] Nineteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1897-98 [2 volumes].

By: MOONEY, James (1861-1921).

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Washington, DC:, Government Printing Office, 1900., 1900


2 volumes. Large 8vo. xcii, 576; [2], 571-1160 pp. Frontispiece, 79 plates, 49 figures, indices. Gilt-stamped triple-ruled green cloth, front cover pictorials; extremities worn, hinges cracked, binding shaky but holding. Good. FIRST EDITION of Mooney's seminal work on the Cherokees, featuring beautiful color plates and maps. "Myths of the Cherokee" comprises the entire first volume, along with the Bureau's administrative notes. Mooney "was an American ethnog... View more info

The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Volume V. The Native Races. Vol. V. Primitive History.

By: BANCROFT, Hubert Howe.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The History Co., 1886., 1886


8vo. xi, 796 pp. Folding maps, index. Original decorative gilt-stamped black leather, a.e.g.; extremities rubbed with chipped tail, head and corners, else very good. View more info

Unknown Tribes, Uncharted Seas.

By: BROWN, Lady Richmond (1885-1946).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York:, D. Appleton, 1925., 1925


8vo. xvi, 268 pp. 52 photo illustrations, including the frontispiece, index; foxed. Gilt and blind-stamped blue cloth; extremities rubbed, boards showing, soiled. AUTHOR INSCRIPTION on half title, "To Mrs. Austin James In memory of many happy hours from the author..." Very good. First American edition. Unusual account of a female explorer in the 1920's, covering life among Native Indian and Mongolian groups living on the Panamanian coast, specifically the San Bl... View more info