Publisher:The University Of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1956
Condition:Very Good Condition
The University Of Chicago Press, 1956, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Marianne Stoller
1.015 kg.; X, 3 - 400 pages, foreword by author, list of illustrations, notes, bibliography and index. Map illustrated endpapers, both different, front end paper: -- showing distribution of North American Indian languages, rear end paper: -- showing the present reservations of the United States. The text is illustrated with 53 black-and-white illustrations throughout the text by Marianne Stoller and nine maps also throughout the text. Tan coloured cloth covered boards with dark red decoration and titles to the front panel and backstrip. Pink coloured tint to the top text block edge. Rubbing to the book corners and bumping to the backstrip edges. The backstrip region has been subject to moisture and consequently there is some fading of the cloth and a front panel is low. Browning and faint foxing to the text block edges and to the internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper with a brown coloured background with dark brown titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and some chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges, heavy rubbing to the other dustwrapper edges and to either side of the spine. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and there are few foxing spots and darkening of the rear dustwrapper panel. Darkening of the backstrip and staining, due to moisture, noticeable to the verso of the dustwrapper and foxing is also present. Previous owner's name to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. A history of the native American people of America prior to white settlement. It details the various tribes, political, social and religious and economic provisions of the tribes and of their conflicts as well. Inserted loosely is a letter from the author to the previous owner dealing with a small point of history. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Marianne Stoller . Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Native America ; America; Inventory No: 0109884.