James, George Wharton
Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 7.25 x 10.25 inches, 213 pp text + numerous illustrations, including 32 color plates and many b/w photographs. Original beige buckram boards, top edge gilt. Lightly rubbed at the extremities, two small archival repairs to the half title page, else fine. A lovely copy of this important early study of Indian blankets, including their design, creation, creators, and identification. James was one of the earliest collectors of Native American textiles and pottery. Howes J-43.