Observations on cup-shaped and other lapidarian sculptures in the Old World and in America
by Rau, Charles
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1881. First edition, 4to, pp. , 112; 35 plates and a few illustrations in the text; bound with, as issued: Fletcher, Robert. On Prehistoric Trephining and Cranial Amulets, Washington: G.P.O., 1882, pp. 32; 9 plates; bound with, as issued: Thomas, Cyrus. A Study of the Manuscript Troano ... Introduction by D. G. Brinton, Washington, G.P.O., 1882, pp. xxxvii, , 237, ; 9 plates (4 being chromolithographs), illustrations and tables in the text; together, 3 volumes in 1, original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Some wear at spine ends, a few small spots on the front cover; all else very good and sound. Issued as volume V in the Contributions to American Ethnology series under the charge of John W. Powell. An Ayer Linguistics duplicate, with a Newberry release stamp on the verso of the first flyleaf.
(Inventory #: 49557)
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