Author:Newcomb, Franc Johnson

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Navajo Omens and Taboos

By: Newcomb, Franc Johnson

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, The Rydal Press: 1940

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200120d

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. View more info