Report of the U.S. National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, 1897... Pipes and Smoking Customs of the American Aborigines (and other articles as listed below). Joseph D. McGuire.

Report of the U.S. National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, 1897... Pipes and Smoking Customs of the American Aborigines (and other articles as listed below).

1899. Washington DC: GPO, 1899.

Very thick 8vo, xxvii, 1021pp. with hundreds of illustrations as listed at the front. Original half roan, a bit worn, upper joint splitting, but internally very good.

§ The text includes the report of the Assistant Secretary (part one): and several papers comprising part two including Maguire’s paper on pipes and smoking; Recent Foraminifera by James M. Flint; Catalogue of the series illustrating the Properties of Minerals by Wirt Tassin; Te Pito Te Henna, known as Rapa Nui; commonly called Easter Isalnd, South Pacific Ocean by George H. Cooke; The Man's Knife among the North American Indians by Otis Tufton Mason; Classification of the Mineral Collections in the U.S. National Museum by Wirt Tassin; and Arropoints, Spearheads, and Knives of Prehistoric Times, by Thomas Wilson. Item #105501

Price: $150.00

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