Lot 40 of 539:
Bureau of American Ethnology reports, 1898-1919  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Lot of three annual reports form the Bureau of American Ethnology

Author:

Place:
Washington

Publisher:
Government Printing Office

Date:
1898-1919

Description:

3 volumes. (4to), green cloth pictorially stamped in gilt. Includes:

  • Powell, J.W. Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1895-96. Part 2.(1898)
  • Thirtieth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1908-1909. (1915)
  • Thirty-Third Anual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1911-1912. (1919)

Highly significant reports from the Bureau of Ethnology, the name later changed to Bureau of American Ethnology, presenting scholarly studies and accounts of Native Americans beginning in the final decades of the 19th century, as their culture and historic ways of life were fast disappearing. Besides the noteworthy texts, the reports present important pictorial representations in the form of photographs, drawings, striking chromolithographed plates, maps, etc.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Various states of wear; some rubbing and wear to covers; some internal toning and foxing; overall very good.


 
Item number:
315649
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.