Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1911-1912.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes bound in red cloth, pp. 372, 412, with portraits, facsimiles, double-page map in Volume I, bibliography, index. Prospectus (4 pp) and "The Late Emma Helen Blair" (2 pp) laid in. (Blair died while the work was in publication). Both volumes very good or better, with light bumping to corners, a few scuff marks, light staining visible on rear board of Volume II. Internals fine. According to the prospectus, the newly translated works contained here provide "much new and first-hand material upon primitive beliefs, superstitions, legends, and ceremonies; feasts, songs, dances, games, and amusements; customs regarding courtship and marriage, naming of children, seclusion of women and childbirth, funerals, and mourning; clan organizations and secret societies; mode of waging warfare, etc." Clark & Brunet 22; Howes B-498.