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