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Five Volumes of Western Americana, George Wharton James  

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Five Volumes of Western Americana

James, George Wharton

Various places


Various dates


5 volumes. Includes:

  • Indian Basketry. Illustrated with drawings and from photographs. (8vo) green cloth with gilt over design and spine. New York: Henry Malkan, 1902. Second Edition.
  • Travelers' Handbook to Southern California. Illustrated with text drawings. (12mo) red cloth with gilt spine lettering.  Pasadena, California: George Wharton James, 1904.
  • Our American Wonderlands. Illustrated from photographs. (8vo) blue cloth with gilt and green color design, gilt spine lettering.  Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1915. First Edition.
  • The Indians' Secrets of Health or What the White Race May Learn from the Indian. Illustrated with frontispiece and from photographs throughout. (8vo) green cloth with gilt lettering and spine. Pasadena, California: The Radiant Life Press, 1917. New and Enlarged Edition.
  • New Mexico: The Land of the Delight Makers. Illustrated with frontispiece, folding map, and from photographs. (8vo) green cloth with cover illustration, red, green and gilt cover design, gilt lettering on spine. Boston: The Page Company, [1920]. First Edition.

Lot Amendments

Light wear and rubbing to bindings; some toning to pages; very good.

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