Chinigchinich, A Revised and Annotated Version of Alfred Robinson's Translation of Father Geronimo Bosana's Historical Account of the Belief, Usages, Customs and Extravagancies of the Indians of the Mission of San Juan Capistrano called the Acagchemem Tribe

Banning, CA: Malki Museum Press, 1978.

Hardcover. Near fine in a good dust jacket. Classics in California Anthropology 3, reprinted from the edition published by the Fine Arts Press, Santa Ana, in 1933. 9 x 12 inches, 247 pp, with 11 illustrations and maps, annotations, bibliography. Original brown cloth. Minimal external wear, tight binding, no markings, but a mild ripple to the pages along the fore edge. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped and has tape repairs to the head of the spine. In a new mylar cover. The first detailed description of a group of California Indians, written in Spanish in 1822 and first published in English in 1846. In 1933, substantial annotations were added by Harrington, an anthropologist who conducted field work among surviving Indians.

Item #15770

Price: $150.00