Auction 136, Lot 259

"Extra Census Bulletin. Moqui Pueblo Indians of Arizona and Pueblo Indians of New Mexico", Donaldson, Thomas

Subject: United States - Southwestern

Period: 1893 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9 x 11.5 inches
22.9 x 29.2 cm

This book is part of the Eleventh Census on the United States that was conducted in 1890, and contains lengthy descriptions and history of New Mexico pueblos and Hopi pueblos, including detailed descriptions of the Moqui (Hopi) snake dance, with numerous photos. Also contains three chromolithographs by Julius Bien of a Jemez pueblo turkey dance, a Hopi girl, and a pack train leaving Taos pueblo. It also includes 4 illustrative maps. Quarto, 136 pp. interleaved with 83 plates & 4 maps. Hardbound, half calf with marbled paper covers and end papers, with marbled edges and gilt lettering and bands on spine.


Condition: B

Binding is tight. Library stamp and library card pocket. Front hinge beginning to detach at tail and the first 4 pages coming loose. Minor damp stains at top and fore-edges from p. 50-74, primarily confined to blank margins.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/1/2011