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).
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 Maguires 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.
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