Title FIRST FAMILIES OF THE SOUTHWEST.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good -
Publisher Kansas City, MO. Fred Harvey
Seller ID 29555
Unpaginated, 11 5/8" H. No date (early 20th century). Dark brown cloth tape spine over staples, brown paper covered boards with orange/brown border and lettering in an Arts & Crafts style, plus pastedown picture in black border on front board. Brown endpapers, 32 full page color illustrations including photographs and reproductions of work by O.E. Berninghaus, Ferdinand Bergdoff, J. Allen St. John, C. Cassady-Davis, W.E. Rollins, Chas. Craig and others. Contents: Foreword; Indians Who Work and Have Never Asked for Aid; Laguna, a Typical Pueblo Indian Village; How the Indian Women Do the Cooking; Indian Women Who Command the Household; "Where the Roses Grow Near the Water"; A Commercial Expedition in Navaho Land; Elle of Ganado, Who Practices the Art Undefiled; An American Craft Before the White Man Came; The Navaho, a Shepherd With All the Desert for a Home; Indian Farmers Who Are Good Hunters, Too; A Pair of Picturesque Farm Owners From the Ancient Town of Taos; The Little Indians Have Their Emotions; The Hopi's Theory of the Origin of Man; A Hopi St. John; With Flutes They Pray to the Rain Gods; Taking the Elevator in Hopi Land; In a Hopi Beauty Parlor; Home Sites Miles From Wood and Water; The Indian Who Under-stands Rattlesnakes; A Hopi Pueblo of Other Centuries Reproduced; Replica of a Kiva, Where the Hopi Held Sacred Ceremonials; Where Woman is the Perpetuator of the Arts; Never Were Two Pieces of Indian Pottery Exactly Alike; The Pima, Who Call Themselves "The People"; The Pima Women, Who Make Baskets; An Apache Grand Dame Weaving a Supply Basket; Basketry Still a Living Art Among Certain of the Indians; The Apache, Whose Name Signifies "Enemy"; The Problem of Existence as Met by a Desert People; Their Name Came From a King of France; The Supai, Who Live in Grand Canyon; The Story of the Thunder Bird. Very small stain on both front endpapers, light wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear, light rubbing on front board pastedown picture, a few very small stains on boards, tiny dent on rear board, minor rubbing on boards.