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Reichard, Gladys Amanda
Navajo Medicine Man: Sandpaintings and Legends of Miguelito
J.J. Augustin Publisher, New York, 1939. 83pp. Folio [35 cm] 1/2 leather over brown boards embossed title on backstrip and gilt stamped figure on front board. There are a number of small mottled stains on the backstrip, and there is a lengthy gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Else, internally very clean. In a slipcase, with light bumping and rubbing to the edges. May require extra postage due to size and weight. Following the eighty-three pages of text are twenty-four stunning, full page serigraphs. All serigraph plates are present and bright. There are nine additional illustrations within the text. This edition was limited to five hundred copies. Dr. Reichard was a noted anthropologist who spent a great deal of time among the Navajo over four decades. Reichard was considered to be one of the foremost authorities on Navajo culture, which is showcased in this beautiful volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA [Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.]
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