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INDIAN and ESKIMO ARTIFACTS OF NORTH AMERICA


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Charles Miles
  • Subject: Native American Art
  • Item # C3809G
  • Date Published: Hardback, first edition with slipcover. 1963.
  • Size: 244 pages, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs
  • Price: $35.00

INDIAN and ESKIMO ARTIFACTS OF NORTH AMERICA

by Charles Miles with a Foreword by Frederick J. Dockstader

Publisher: Bonanza Books, New York (a division of Crown Publishers)

Hardback, first edition with slipcover. 1963.  244 pages, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs of Native items.

 

Contents

1.     Food

2.     Homes and Housekeeping

3.     Manufacturing

4.     Pre-Columbia Clothing

5.     Personal Adornment

6.     Ceremony and Religion

7.     Indian & Eskimo Art

8.     Pre-Columbian Music

9.     Toys

10.    Games and Sports

11.    Smoking

12.    Travel

13.    Combat

 

Publisher’s Notes

In this primarily pictorial guide with explanatory captions, Charles Miles has organized photographs of over two thousand examples of all of the major kinds of North American native-made and -used artifacts, and presents them under several functional headings.  Tools, weapons, pottery, basketry, clothing, boats, and ceremonial regalia are shown, often in close-ups which present technical details of manufacture rarely found in books on this subject.

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Charles Miles
  • Subject: Native American Art
  • Item # C3809G
  • Date Published: Hardback, first edition with slipcover. 1963.
  • Size: 244 pages, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs
  • Price: $35.00

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