Foreword by James White. Preface by F.W. Hodge. Geographic Board Canada.
Title HANDBOOK OF INDIANS OF CANADA.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition Very Good
Edition Facsimile Edition.
Publisher Toronto Coles 1974
Seller ID 28098
632 pp, 8 5/8" H. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering/banding on spine and front board - one of the Coles Canadian Collection.Two fold-out maps at rear. A facsimile of the edition published as an Appendix to the Tenth Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 1913. "One of the most thorough and comprehensive reference books on Canadian Indians ever published. The handbook covers all tribes resident in Canada. It lists all subtribes, divisions and settlements, including notes on ethnology, history, location, population, derivation of the tribal name, and many cross-references and bibliograpical notes. There are entries under such headings as 'food', 'fire-making', 'illumination', and 'ordeals', making the book an invaluable asset to anyone who needs handy, concise, well-organized information on Canada's native peoples." Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkle at top of front hinge, very tiny tear at bottom of spine.