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Category: All Categories: American Indians: Moundbuilders
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Annual Reports of the Trustees of the Peabody Museum of American Archeology & Ethnology Numbers 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 & 9.

Boston 1869, 70, 72, 73, 75, 76. 6"x9" wraps, 20, 15, 35, 27, 61, 48pp. largely finances & brief notes of acquisitions, longer reports on Dunning in Tenn., expl. in St.Clair R., Mich., inc. many woodcuts of vessels & figurines from mound near New Madrid Missouri, collected by Prof. Swallow. Museum duplicates, withdrawn, very worn, chipped edges, detached covers, #2 badly chipped, affecting text, others poor but readable. $

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Mount Joliet, Illinois ; Moundbuilders ; Native American Burial Mound : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (if long, conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Descriptive speculates that these mounds, found in area of Mississippi River, 'were erected in time of war, for forts' yet article and image certainly describe a Native American burial mound. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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Waddell, Eric  
The Mound Builders; Agricultural Practices, Environment, and Society in the Central Highlands of New Guinea (American Ethnological Society Monograph 53)

Publisher: Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1972.
ISBN: 0295951699 Hard bound, first edition, 253pp includes appendices, glossary, bibliography and index. Very good in very good dust jacket. 550 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Webb, William Snyder  
Wright Mounds, The, Sites 6 and 7, Montgomery County, Kentucky : The University of Kentucky Reports in Anthropology, Volume 5, Number 1, September, 1940

Publisher: University of Kentucky Press; Lexington, Ky: 1940.
Very Good+ Softcover 134 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Softcover, stiff gray covers, bibliography, 24 lists and tables, over 150 artifacts shown in 68 b/w photos and diagrams. Glossy throughout. ; Additional chapter on pottery by William George Haag and physical anthropology by Hans Theodore Edward Hertzberg. ; Shows excavations of large Adena (early Native American) burial mounds in Montgomery County, Kentucky, human skeletal remains, pottery shards, flints, bracelets, engraved tablets, etc. ; Light sunning to covers. One small pencil mark on one page, otherwise book is clean. Binding tight and square. Quite scarce.

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Webb, William Snyder, and Charles E. Snow  
Adena People, the : The University of Kentucky Reports in Anthropology and Archaeology, Volume 6, September, 1945

Publisher: University of Kentucky Press; Lexington, Ky: 1945.
Very Good Softcover 369 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Softcover, stiff gray covers, 369 pages, footnotes, bibliography, index, dozens of lists and tables, 1 fold-out b/w map, 5 fold-out tables and charts, 20 artifacts shown in 8 b/w photos and diagrams. Glossy throughout. ; Additional chapter on pottery by James B. Griffin. ; Summarizes data from previously reported exvacations of Adena (early Native American) burial mounds in Ohio, Kentucky, and elsewhere. ; Light wear to tips. Light sunning and a few small spots to covers. A few minor pencil marks here and there, some correcting mistakes in text, otherwise book is clean. Binding is tight and square.

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