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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1899. Report of the U.S. National Museum

by Smithsonian

First Edition

Price: $75.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA

  • Seller Inventory #: LL-b838-04
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Near-Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Government Printing Office
  • Place: Washington, DC
  • Date published: 1901

Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1901. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 598 p. Illustrated. In addition to the annual report of the Institution, this volume includes lengthy papers describing and illustrating collections in the U. S. National Museum. They include: A guide to the Study of the Collections in the Section of Applied Geology -- The Non-metallic Minerals by George P. Merrill; A Primitive Frame for Weaving Narrow Fabrics by Otis Tufton Mason; An Early West Virginia Pottery by Walter Hough; Pointed Bark Canoes of the Kutenai and Amur by Otis T. Mason; Descriptive Catalog of the Objects of Jewish Ceremonial Deposited in the U. S. National Museum by Hadji Ephraim Benguiat. Each article is illustrated with charts, maps, and photographic plates. Only indication of ex-library status is bookplate from the Sturgis Library in Barnstable, Massachusetts from 1901 and title page stamp. Near fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Near-Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.