STUDIES OF CALIFORNIA INDIANS. C. Hart Merriam.

STUDIES OF CALIFORNIA INDIANS

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1962. Hardcover. Second printing. Posthumously published collection of 21 articles on aspects of the geography, ethnology, and linguistics of the California Indians. In the decades between 1910 and 1942, Merriam (1855-1942) spent five to six months each year traversing the countryside, interviewing aged Indians, and making voluminous records of what they were able to tell him. Edited by the Staff of the Department of Anthropology of the University of California. Introduction by A.L. Kroeber. Frontispiece, with 48 plates, six textual illustrations, and a map. Small quarto. Original tan cloth over plum cloth binding, with black titles. Mild wear to the corners and tips, with some general edgewear to the dust jacket; otherwise very good. Very Good / Very Good. Item #70108

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