Kwakiutl String Figures

By: AVERKIEVA, Julia; SHERMAN, Mark A.

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Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, 71. Book publishes for the firsat time 102 string figures and 10 string tricks collected among the Kwakiutl Indians by Julia Averkieva a viviting Soviet scholar who accompanied Franz Boas on his 1939 expedition to Vancouver Island. xxxi, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Foreword by Bill Holm. Overall a very clean copy. Unmarked except for a name/date in ink to the ffep. A previous owner has taped a paper pouch to the fpde in which is kept a small quantity of string. Tight, square bindin g, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is almost fine except for a micro-chip to the bottom edge of the rear panel. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 807g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually to the USA. In case of doubt please email.

Title: Kwakiutl String Figures

Author Name: AVERKIEVA, Julia; SHERMAN, Mark A.

Categories: Anthropology & Indigenous Peoples, British Columbia,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Canada, Univ of British Columbia: 1992

ISBN Number: 0774804327

ISBN Number 13: 9780774804325

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: VG+

Jacket Condition: VG+

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: .

Size: Octavo, Square

Seller ID: 22911

Keywords: KWAKIUTL FIRST NATIONS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES BRITISH COLUMBIA