Handbook of South American Indians
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Place: Washington, DC
7 volumes. Volume 1 The Marginal Tribes: xx+624 pages with maps (two folding), figures, plates, illustrations, drawings and bibliographies. Volume 2 The Andean Civilizations: xxxiv+1035 pages with maps (some folding), charts (one folding), drawings, illustrations, plates, diagrams and bibliography. Volume 3 The Tropical Forest Tribes: xxvi+986 pages with maps (three folding), plates, drawings, illustrations, diagrams, tables, charts and bibliography. Volume 4 The Circum-Caribbean Tribes: xx+609 pages with maps (4 folding), plates, charts, diagrams (1 folding), tables, figures and bibliography. Volume 5 The Comparative Ethnology of South American Indians: xxvi+818 pages with maps, plates, figures, tables, charts, diagrams and bibliography. Volume 6 Physical Anthropology, Linguistics and Cultural Geography of South American Indians: xiv+715 pages with plates, maps (5 folding and 1 large pocket map), tables, charts, plates, diagrams, figures, drawings and bibliography. Volume 7 Index: vi+285 pages. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6") bound in original publisher's olive green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 143 in 7 volumes. First edition.
Volume 1 consists of the minor tribes of South America. the contributing authors are Herbert Baldus, Juan Belaieff, Junius B Bird, Salvador Canals Frau, John M Cooper, Samuel K Lothrop, Robert H Lowie, Anibal Mattos, Alfred Metraux, Curt Nimeundaju, Antonio Serrano and Gordon R Willey. Volume 2 encompass the Andean Civilizations. The contributors to this volume include Francisco de Aparico, Wendell C Bennett, Junius B Bird, Salvador Canals Frau, Eduardo Casanova, Hildebrando Castro Pozo, Donald Collier, John M Cooper, GTregorio Hernandez de Alba, Alfred L Kroeber, George Kubler, Weston La Barre, Rafael Larco Hoyle, Henri Lehmann, Samuel K Lothrop, Fernando Marquez Miranda, Bernard Mishkin, John Murra, Sergio Elias Ortiz, Willard Z Park, John Howland Rowe, Harry Tschopik Jr, Luis E Valcarcel and Gordon R Willey. Volume 3 has the following contributors Francisco de Aparicio, Eduardo Galvao, John Gillin, Irving Goldman, Allan Holmberg, Donald Horton, Paul Kirchhoff, Claude Levi-Strauss, William Lipkind, Robert H Lowie, Betty J Meggers, Alfred Metraux, Curt Nimuendaju, Julian H Steward and Charles Wagley. Volume 4 comprises the following contributors John M Armstrong, Geegorio Hernandez de Alaba, Adolfo de Hostos, Frederick Johnson, Alfred Kidder II, Paul Kirchhoff, Samuel K Lothrop, Alfred Metraux, John Murra, Irving Rouse, Julian H Steward doris Stone, David B Stout, William Duncan Strong and Pedro Garcia Valdes. Volume 5 contributing authors are Erwin H Ackerknecht, Wendell C Bennett, John M Cooper, Robert Heizer, Paul Kirchhoff, Alfred L Kroeber, Robert H Lowie, Alfred Metraux, Lila M O'Neal, Willaim C Root, Irving rouse, Julian Steward and Gordon R Willey. Volume 6 has the following contributors Jose Bastos d'Avila, William C Boyd, Joaquin Frenguelli, Raymond M Gilmore, Carlos Henckel, Ernesto Herzog, Jose Imbelloni, Claude Levi-Strauss, J Alden Mason, Theodore D McCown, Marshall T Newman, Julia Maria Pourchet, Carl O Sauer, Morris Steggerda, T Dale Stewart and Elsie A Wilson.
Volume1 previous owner's name to front end paper, spine sunned. Volume 2 spine dulled. Volume 3 previous owner's stamps to end pages, name to front end paper and bookplate removed from back pastedown, spine sunned. Volume 4 owner's stamp to front end paper. Volume 5 spine dulled. Volume 6 previous owner's label to front end paper. Volume 7 Professor Donald Worcester's signature to front end paper. All volumes corners bumped else a very good set.
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