The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona....

By: BOURKE J.G.

Price: $185.00

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Book Condition: Fair


1st ed., 8vo, 3/4 pebble-grained leather, gilt titles, ribbed spine, t.e.g. ; marbled end papers. (xviii 372pp.) With 31 full-page plates, including one fold-out; 15 colored, plus colored frontispiece. Tissue guards on all of the colored plates. The special binding here is contemporary not modern; signed Lippincott’s. Bourke fought in the Civil War and was awarded the Medal of Honor. He then attended West Point after the war, became an officer, and served as a cavalry officer in the American West and Indian Wars until his death. He wrote this book about the Moquis Pueblos of Arizona Territory while stationed there. ##### Condition: Fair: the text block is clean and tight, with two pages having been cut 1” at bottom -- the title page and p. 303. Frontispiece and fep’s detached. Damaged covers: front panel mostly detached but still connected at bottom; ¾” chip at spine; edges and corners rubbed. Rear hinge cracked but intact.

Title: The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona....

Author Name: BOURKE J.G.

Categories: Music & Dance, Native Americans, Religion & Philosophy, Southwest, U.S. History,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons : 1884

Book Condition: Fair

Item: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: k200325c

Keywords: native americans, southwest, u.s. history, dance, hopi, religion, american indian,