Publication: University of California Press, 1950, Berkeley and Los Angles
First edition. 4to. Cloth, decoration and titles stamped in red on the front cover and spine, map on front and rear endpapers, xiv , 243 pp., foreword, preface, acknowledgments, illustrated, plates [a few in color], bibliography. The northwest coast of North America beginning near the Columbia River in Oregon and extending north more than a thousand miles through western Canada and into Alaska is the home area of several Indian tribes .... Tlingit, Haida, Kwakiutl, Tsimshian, Nootka, and Salish .... all had one basic culture., the sea. The tall totem poles and the objects in museums and private collections are all the remain of a once vital culture and a great art. Fine copy lacking the elusive dust jacket.
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