Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Samoan Material Culture.

New York: Kraus Reprint Co., 1971. Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo. 724pp LVI plates inserted. Rebound orange cloth with black lettering on spine and original wrappers bound in. Originally published as Bulletin 75 in 1930 by the Bernice P. Bishop Museum. This extensive treatise of the Samoan culture is profusely illustrated with drawings and 56 b/w plates of Samoan artifacts. The Bulletin covers housing, cooking, incl. utensils, baskets, clothing, stonework, canoes, fishing, hunting, horticulture, games and recreation, musical instruments, weaponry, religious objects, personal adornment and decoration, and tattooing supported by elaborate drawings throughout text. Binding lightly rubbed. Ex-library. Original title page with 3 x 5" triangular chip at bottom right corner, library sticker on verso. Library stamp and pencil note on reprint title page. Bindery sticker on back end paper. Binding in very good, interior in good+ to very good condition. vg. Item #34777

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