Washington, D.C. Arctic Studies Center / National Museum of Natural History / Smithsonian Institution in association with University of Washington Press, 1999. Color & B/W photos. First Edition. Cloth. Quarto/4to (8 7/8" x 11 1/4"), black cloth with gold lettering on spine, beautifully illustrated with color and B/W illustrations of Ainu artifacts, maps, and art; archival mylar-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped) with Ainu images in color, brown endpapers, 415 glossy pages. Weight: 4 lbs. 9 oz. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #4604
SUPERBLY informative and illustrated study of this little known (Caucasian?) tribal people isolated in northern Japan. Based on the 1999f. exhibition mounted by the Arctic Studies Center of the Smithsonian Institution.
Tight, bright, clean copy in comparable dust jacket (unclipped). No remainder marks.