The Southwestern Journals of Adolph F Bandelier, 1880-1884
Publisher: University of New Mexico
2 volumes. xviii+462 pages with 21 photographs including frontispiece, 2 maps, 80 drawings, index and bibliography. xviii+528 pages with drawings, photographs, maps and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/4") bound in original beige cloth with brown lettering to spine and front cover in original jackets. Edited and annotated by Charles H Lange and Carroll L Riley. First edition.
A day-to-day, as well as an intimate diary of Bandlier's daily observations and moods, the Journals provide a firsthand account of a pioneering anthropologist's reactions to the Southwest. They contain the joys and frustrations Bandelier encountered in his early attempts to understand people and their environment. Bandelier traveled extensively in New Mexico during the years covered in the Journals. He visited nearly all the northern pueblos, lived at Santa Domingo for a short time, and spent many months at Cochiti where he observed and recorded ceremonies and delved into the social organization of the pueblo. This is the first two volume of a four volume set.
Volume one jacket soiled, spine head and corners chipped, edges with closed tears and small chips, spine darkened, price clipped else a very good set in like jackets.
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