Paris: Societe des Americanistes, 1957.. 1957.. Good. - Large octavo [11 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed pink wrappers. The spine & extremities are darkened. There is creasing to the wraps. The head of the spine is creased & chipped & there is a tear to the tail. Pages -385, unopened. Illustrated in black & white with plates, textual illustrations & tables, and with a folding map. The text block is partially detached from the wrappers. Good.
A collection of anthropological essays on the native Americans of Peru, Mexico, Central America and Alaska. The volume also contains an extensive bibliography of books on subjects of interest to the Americanistes. The text is in the language of each contributor, i.e. French or English.