Chicago: Office of the American Antiquarian, 1899. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. Publisher’s cloth, design in gilt on front cover. Numerous full-page and text illustrations. 398 pp.
Ex-library, with sticker on spine and cover, card pocket pasted inside front and rear covers, and embossment on title page. Minor edge wear. Backstrip of spine torn nearly halfway down from header on both edges. Both hinges overopened. Some pen notations on copyright page. Several leaves repaired with tape by previous owner. Otherwise excellent interior with bright, crisp illustrations.
Third volume of the Prehistoric America series. This is a handsome turn-of-the-century book on prehistoric archaeology and anthropology, notable for its elegant design and many illustrations. Good. Item #1638