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Small owner's stamp to title page, otherwise near fine in a very good dust jacket with some sunning to spine. 8vo. 273 pp. Hardcover, yellow cloth, black titles. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: Hopi Girl.
Verlag: Stanford Press.
Zustand: Near Fine
Auflage: 1st edition..
Buchbeschreibung Stanford University Press, 1931. Hard Cover with Dustjacket. Buchzustand: Good-. No Jacket. First Edition. Golden-colored cloth hardcover with black lettering on spine and front; no jacket. Good minus condition : moderate general soiling to binding; wear to edges of binding with some loss of cloth; spine slightly cocked; interior quite nice. Inscribed and signed by author on first leaf : "To 'Cozy' McSparron, With sincere regards from the writer to the best friends of the Indians. Dama M. Smith, Petrified Forest, Holbrook, Arizona." Leon Hugh (Cozy) McSparron was owner of Thunder Bird Ranch (now Thunderbird Lodge) Trading Post at Canyon de Chelly. Cozy and his wife, Inja McSparron, are credited for encouraging Navajo weavers at that time to return to the use of vegetable dyes in wool dying. They are also credited for influencing better quality weaving of Navajo rugs in the Chinle area. [From Arizona Archives Online]. Laid in is a letter from G. (Gerald) M. Loeb, a founding partner of E.F. Hutton & Co., a renowned Wall Street trader and brokerage firm. He was the author of the books The Battle For Investment Survival and The Battle For Stock Market Profits. [Wikipedia] Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). Book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 071632
Buchbeschreibung Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1931, 1931. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. First edition, hardcover, page 179 rumpled at top corner and with a couple of tiny tears, tiny dog-ears to next few pages, bottom corners lightly bumped, top edge lightly dusted, pages lightly toned, otherwise a VG+ copy in like dustjacket which has a few short closed tears and some tiny chips at the corners. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 16609
Buchbeschreibung Standford University Press, Stanford, Calf., 1931. Cloth. Buchzustand: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Foreword by Ray Lyman Wilbur, Secretary of the Interior. True story of a Hopi woman who returns to her native culture. Yellow cloth cover is rubbed and faded, corners bumped. Presentation Copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 003399
Buchbeschreibung Stanford University Press, Stanford Universiity, California, 1931. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good -. No Jacket. First Edition. 5.5" x 7.75". Clean copy, no writing or markings in text. Solid and square, no loose pages. Yellow boards with black lettering on spine and front, 273 pp. Signed and inscribed by author to previous owner on front free end paper, dated January 1932. Boards are edgeworn, rubbed, age darkened with darker spots. Page edges age darkened and spotted. Front hinge is starting. Although the book has some defects it is extremely rare to find one of her books signed. BX49. Signed and Inscribed by Author. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 007570
Buchbeschreibung Stanford University Press, 1931, c1931, 1931. 1st Edition, cloth, slightly cocked o/w vg w/lightly chipped dj, 273 pp, 8vo, '.it is the life history of the womenfolk of a pro. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 22822
Buchbeschreibung California Stamford Univ Press 1931., 1931. VG in VG DJ. When Dama came to the Grand Canyon National Park in 1921 as an employee of the Park Service, she met and married chief ranger White Mountain Smith. Together they explored the whole immensity of the Grand Canyon country, desert, and Southwest plateau region, the mountain hinterland. With a lively interest in people, Dama was quick to recognize that Indians are people too and not the picturesque survivors oa forgotten race that they seemed to most Americans. Out of that unique experience comes this story of an Indian woman, based in knowledge and tempered with understanding. Beautiful copy. DJ cover show Hopi woman with rolled hair in Indian dress (DJ spine tanned and some edge tanning). Binding beautiful bright yellow. Owner name blacked out on ft endpaper. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 045833
Buchbeschreibung Stanford University Press, Sanford, CA, 1931. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 273. A very nice copy in little chipped and worn dj. Earlier owner's presentation inscription. Mrs. Smith traveled to the Grand Canyon where whe met and married her husband who was the chief ranger at the Park. They were then transfered to the Petrified Forest National Momument. A story of the life of a Hopi Indian woman who had been educated by the whites only to feel estranged from her traditional family. Smith was also author of I Married A Ranger. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 20359