Lake Superior Copper and the Indians: Miscellaneous Studies of Great Lakes Prehistory

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Author: Griffin, James Bennett (1905-1997) editor

Year: 1951

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Place: Ann Arbor


89 pages with 33 plates, tables, maps (one folding) and figures. Octavo (9" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan Anthropological Papers number 17. First edition.

In this classic work, editor James B. Griffin presents research on the prehistoric inhabitants of the Lake Superior region. Griffin and Roy W. Drier report on Isle Royale excavations and archaeological finds; Griffin and George I. Quimby write about prehistoric copper pits and related artifacts in Ontario and Manitoba; William C. Root reports on copper artifacts from southern Michigan; and Tyler Bastian writes a review of metallographic studies of prehistoric copper artifacts in North America.


Previous owner's stamp on front wrapper and title page, spine sunned, spine head chipped else very good.

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