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The Bark Canoes And Skin Boats Of North America. by Edwin Tappan And Howard I. Chapelle. Adney

The Bark Canoes And Skin Boats Of North America.

by Edwin Tappan And Howard I. Chapelle. Adney

Publication: Smithsonian Institution, 1964, Washington

First edition. Cloth, 242pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and diagrams. The definitive work on this important subject. The result of a lifetime of research by Adney, who died at 82 in 1950, and the scholarly editing and research of Chapelle. Shows the construction and uses of canoes among a wide variety of Indian tribes: Cree, Micmac, Iroquois, Chippewa, Huron, Menominee, Kootenay, Ojibway, Mohigan, and many others. A fine copy. An important work.

Inventory Number: 48394

$125.00