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Twenty-Second Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution,… by W.H. Holmes - First Edition, First Printing - 1907 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 868)

Twenty-Second Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1903-1904

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Twenty-Second Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1903-1904

by W.H. Holmes

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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1907. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good. A very good first printing. Brown cloth boards with native portrait in gilt. Binding slightly cocked, yet sturdy.Spotting to cover and foxing to last free endpaper. Full of hundreds of black and white plates depicting lifeways and artifacts. xxvi, 285 pp. 8 x 11 1/2 inches tall, octavo. Contents: The aborigines of Porto Rico and neghboring islands Certain antiquities of Eastern Mexico

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Bookseller's Inventory #
868
Title
Twenty-Second Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1903-1904
Author
W.H. Holmes
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Government Printing Office
Place of Publication
Washington DC
Date Published
1907
Keywords
Puerto Rico, first peoples, indian, native american, mexico, mexican, maya, Tampico
Bookseller catalogs
Native America;

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About Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB

Member, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on the Maya, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.

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