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The Indian Tipi. Its History, Construction and Use by Reginald and Gladys Laubin - Hardcover - Second Printing - 1959 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Indian Tipi. Its History, Construction and Use

by Reginald and Gladys Laubin

Condition: Very good/good +


Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1959. Second Printing. Cloth. Very good/good +. A very good, signed, second printing. Robin's egg blue cloth boards with black and silver title stamping on spine. Inscribed and signed by both authors on first free end paper. Previous owner's signature on first free end paper. End papers toned. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Top edge painted yellow. Foxing to fore edge and first four pages. Binding is sturdy and square. In a good plus, price-clipped dust jacket showing loss and creases on front. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Illustrated with color and black and white plates and drawings. xvii, 208 pp. including index. Octavo.




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