New York: George Braziller, 1960. First Edition. Cloth. Small thick 4to, red & black cloth with gold lettering on spine, Mylar-protected lettered dust jacket (unclipped) designed by Miriam Woods, x + 630 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #2521
Includes choice essays and excerpts from early explorers (Bernal Diaz Del Castillo, Samuel de Champlain, Meriwether Lewis); prominent officials like Thomas Jefferson; and several anthropologists or linguists who did pionieering work with Native Americans--such as George Catlin, Lewis H. Morgan, Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Franz Boaz, James Mooney; Robert H. Lowie, Leslie Spier, Edward Sapir, Alfred L. KLroeber, Alexander Goldenweiser, Paul Radin, and others.
VERY USEFUL COMPEDIUM! Internally solid, clean, bright with a few small and relatively clean nicks to the extremities of the otherwise bright, clean, Fine dust jacket.