Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Morehouse Publishing, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #061187
Pages crisp and clean except for a small, penned note on the front free endpaper, some toning at endpapers, and mild foxing at head and foreedge of page block; binding square and tight, full cloth cover bearing long ripples and some darkening at the spine, small inward turns at the bottom free corners, and some rubbing at corners and spine ends, otherwise remarkably clean and attractive, with a pastedown illustration at the front showing only a very little wear at the edges. 97pp; 10 black-and-white photo illustrations. Contents include: The Shoshones and the Pigmies; The Manners and Customs of the Shoshones; Dances and Religious Beliefs; The Cemetary at Wind River; Characteristics of the Shoshones; Chief Washakie; The Rev. John Roberts; additionally, notes on "Some Shoshone Sacred Words", "The Lord's Prayer. Dam Apua Nashwuhi", "Some Shoshone Words and Proper Names: Phrases, Names for Men, Names for Women", "Population of the Shoshone Indian Reservation"