Unknown Mexico; A Record of Fine Years' Exploration Among the Tribes of the Western Sierra Madre; in the Tierra Caliente of Tepic and Jalisco: and Among the Tarascos of Michoacan. Carl Lumholtz.
Unknown Mexico; A Record of Fine Years' Exploration Among the Tribes of the Western Sierra Madre; in the Tierra Caliente of Tepic and Jalisco: and Among the Tarascos of Michoacan
Unknown Mexico; A Record of Fine Years' Exploration Among the Tribes of the Western Sierra Madre; in the Tierra Caliente of Tepic and Jalisco: and Among the Tarascos of Michoacan

Unknown Mexico; A Record of Fine Years' Exploration Among the Tribes of the Western Sierra Madre; in the Tierra Caliente of Tepic and Jalisco: and Among the Tarascos of Michoacan

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. [XV] 496, [XiX] 530 pages. 25 x 17 cm. Photogravure frontis, 15 color plates of pottery housed at the end of Vol. II, and other artifacts, three folding maps, two in color -- plus a plethora of black and white illustrations from photos and drawings. Lumholtz was the first to describe the indigenous cultures of northern Mexico of the Tarahumaras, Huicholes and Pimas Bajos, as well as the social relations of the various indigenous ethnic groups, their beliefs and customs. Interior contents clean and bright, minor rubbing at extremities and corners. Publisher's gilt lettered cloth with pictorial color medallions inset at front covers. Teg. 2 Vols. Very good. Item #22576

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