Native American Indian Board Commissioners 1875-86 Reports lot x 5 Basketry
Native American Indian Board Commissioners 1875-86 Reports lot x 5 Basketry Native American Indian Board Commissioners 1875-86 Reports lot x 5 Basketry Native American Indian Board Commissioners 1875-86 Reports lot x 5 Basketry Native American Indian Board Commissioners 1875-86 Reports lot x 5 Basketry
$ 225.00

Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the lot. Two contain folding maps, one with color lithographed basketry plates.

Seventh, Eighth, Eleventh, & Eighteenth Annual Reports of the Board of Indian Commissioners.
1875, 1876 (fldg. color litho map of Nez Perce Indian Reservations and the Wallowa Valley), 1879 (large b&w folding detailed U.S. map showing Indian Reservations West of the 83rd Meridian), 1886.

Absolutely fascinating historical reading of letters and reports from 

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1902. Report of the U.S. National Museum. 1904. Washington, D.C. Government Printing.

Monumental work on Aboriginal American Indian basketry- textile art without machinery. Includes a profusion of 248 full page photographic plates, including many color lithographed as well as 212 in-text line drawings

All books remain sound & tight, old paper spine labels from former library, title pages with early oval rubber stamps, otherwise clean and free of markings.

Smallest book measures: 9" H X 5 7/8" W.
Largest book measures: 9 1/4" H X 6 1/2" W.
Set along shelf measures: 5 1/2".

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