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Myths and Tales of the Matako Indians ( The Gran Chaco, Argentina ) by  Alfred Metraux - Paperback - Reprint - 1939 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 006603)

Myths and Tales of the Matako Indians ( The Gran Chaco, Argentina )

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Myths and Tales of the Matako Indians ( The Gran Chaco, Argentina )

by Metraux, Alfred

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Goteborg, Sweden : Dr. Walter Kaudern, Gothenburg Ethnographical Museum, 1939. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front wrapper - "To G. Herzog with the compliments of A. Metraux". A wonderful folklore Association Copy, Alfred Metraux published landmark studies of South American Indians, Haitian Voodoo, and Easter Island. As a human rights leader he participated in the framing of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and was a permanent member of UNESCO's Department of Social Science. George Herzog was a noted anthropologist, linguist, and ethnomusicologist who studied under Franz Boas at Columbia University and later assembled the Archives of Folk and Primitive Music at Columbia University. Reprinted without changes of paging from "Ethnological Studies, 9, 1939, the book is Very Good, light soiling and edge wear to wrappers. 127 pp. Stamped Herzog Collection at first page. SIGNED works by Metraux are RARE. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Reprint. Printed Wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
006603
Title
Myths and Tales of the Matako Indians ( The Gran Chaco, Argentina )
Author
Metraux, Alfred
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Dr. Walter Kaudern, Gothenburg Ethnographical Museum
Place of Publication
Goteborg, Sweden
Date Published
1939
Bookseller catalogs
Folklore;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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