Explorations of the Aboriginal Remains of Tennessee

By: Jones, Joseph, M. D.

Price: $275.00

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Quarterbound leather with buckram boards. Most of the information I find indicates that this work was issued only as a softbound document. If this is a special binding, it looks to be about contemporary with the publication of the work. The binding has edge and corner wear and scuffs. Gilt titles on spine are clear with no fading or loss. Former owner's stamp on second free endpaper. Book is square and securely bound with marbled endpapers. ; Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 259; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 171 pages; Famed study of archaeological studies carried out in Tennessee in the late 1860's. This focuses mainly on the sites at Big Harpeth River, Old Town, and Maury County, including the Old Stone Fort. It is illustrated with drawings of artifacts excavated at these sites, including beads, celts, intact ceramic vessels, stone pipes, stone idols, and ceramic figures.

Title: Explorations of the Aboriginal Remains of Tennessee

Author Name: Jones, Joseph, M. D.

Categories: Tennessee,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Washington DC, Smithsonian Institution: 1876

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: 8563

Keywords: Archaeology Native American