Author:AVERKIEVA, Julia; SHERMAN, Mark A


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Kwakiutl String Figures


Price: $11.50

Publisher: Canada, Univ of British Columbia: 1992

Edition: First Edition

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Seller ID: 22911

ISBN: 0774804327

Condition: VG+

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 dust... View more info