Navajo Omens and Taboos

By: Newcomb, Franc Johnson

Price: $95.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


1st edition, small 4to, brown cloth. 79 pp. Signed and hand-numbered ‘616’ on half-title page by author. Fourteen illustrations in black and white and at center a full color silk-screen print of a sandpainting of the brown Gila monsters and horned toads. Collection of Navajo cultural beliefs by the Newcombs, who operated a trading post on the reservation. A fine, virtually pristine copy in very good d/w, very lightly toned with edgewear at top. Prior owner’s bookplate inside front panel.

Title: Navajo Omens and Taboos

Author Name: Newcomb, Franc Johnson

Categories: Americana, Art, Design & Architecture, Native Americans, Mythology, Folklore & Fairy Tale,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: Santa Fe, The Rydal Press: 1940

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near fine

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: k200120d

Keywords: navajo