35th ANNUAL REPORT OF BUREAU OF AMERICAN ETHNOLOGY 1913-14, Pt. I, F. Boas 1921
35th Annual Report of The Bureau of American Ethnology to the Smithsonian Institution 1913-1914 by Franz Boas — First Edition First Printing, 1921 HC — Ethnology of the Kwakiutl
Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (1921). Part I of 2 parts. ETHNOLOGY OF THE KWAKIUTL, Based on Data Collected By George Hunt. By Franz Boas.
In overall, excellent condition with very slight shelfwear. Boards and binding are solid and tight. Pages are crisp and clean. The book has seen little to no use / reading.
794 pages, with Index. Illustrations incorporated throughout text. Volume 1 Contents: Report of the
Ethnologist in Charge (F.W. Hodge): Systematic researches. Special
researches. Manuscripts. Publications. Illustrations. Library.
Collections. Property. Miscellaneous. Recommendations. Note on the
accompanying paper. Accompanying Paper: Ethnology of the Kwakiutl by
Franz Boas.: 1. Industries : The making of dishes Dish for pounding
salal berries. The making of oil boxes. Sewing with cedar withes. Care
of canoe. Wooden sail. Mat sail and mast. The making of horn spoons.
Cedar bark breaker. Bag of sea lion hide. Spruce roots. Cedar withes.
Cedar bark. Cedar mats. Shredding cedar bark. Yellow cedar bark. Open
work basket. Basket for viburnum berries. Basket for wild carrots. Cedar
bark basket. Huckleberry basket. Box for picking salmon berries. Tump
line. Back protector. Belt. Implement for peeling cedar bark. Spade.
Digging stick for clover. Digging stick for roots. Digging stick for
Crypochiton. Hook for devil fish. Spear for sea eggs. Hook for picking
wild berries. Pole for gathering eel grass. Flounder spear. Fishing
tackle for flounders. Fish trap for perch. Net for sea eggs. Staging for
drying roots. Frame for drying berries. Rack for holding baskets. 2.
Hunting Fishing and Food Gathering 3. Preservation for Food 4. Recipes:
Roasted salmon. Blistered salmon. Scorched salmon. Preserved brittle
salmon. Old salmon roasted. Fresh dried salmon. Green salmon. Soaked
green salmon. Salmon preserved in cellars. etc. etc. 5. Beliefs and
Customs 6. Social customs. Index. The book's dimensions are 8 1/8" x 11 1/2".