1894 - INDIAN MOUNDS: BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY: NATIVE AMERICAN BURIAL PRACTICES
TWELFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY TO THE SECRETARY OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, 1890-1891 — By J.W. Powell, Director 1894 — STUDY OF NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN BURIAL PRACTICES FOCUSING ON INDIAN BURIAL MOUNDS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES — WITH OVER 300 ILLUSTRATIONS
Publisher: Government Publishing Office, Washington D.C. (1894)
The boards and binding are solid and tight save for light shelfwear and one bumped corner. The pages are crisp and clean save small bookstore label on the first blank page, an ex-libris label on the second blank page, and some light damp stains on the borders of some pages. A very large, comprehensive volume focused on the Native American Indian burial practices concentrating on the burial mounds through archaeological excavation, and comparing the practices of different tribes throughout the United States. Over 300 diagrams and illustrations of Native American mounds and other burial sites, complete with map overviews throughout the 742 pages. Measures: 8.5"x11.5". Weighs 15 lbs.