Antique Vintage Indian Book Description: Whedon & Spreng Co., Los Angeles, 1903. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Flexible Woven Burlap type Cover, Bound with Twine, 103 pp., Illustrations, Instructions for a variety of weaves such as Lazy Squaw Weave, Mariposa Weave (Knotted), Toas Weave, Samoan Weave (Lace Effect), Klikitat Weave (Imbricated), Shilo Basket (Two Bam), Bam-Tsu-Wu Basket (Three Bam), Basket Finish, Weaving of Shells, Beads and Feathers, others, Crossed Warp Twined Weaving of the Makah Indians, Washington State, Tlinkit Basketry, Fan Palm Basket, Date Palm Basket, Continuous Coil Basket Woven from Palm Fibres, Basket from Palm Needles, Recipes for Dyeing Raphia, Polish and wood stains for Rattans. Two sheet price list has been glued in at center. Woven cover shows edgewear and wear or fraying to spine head and foot and to corners. Woven Title lettering on front cover is still readable - a reasonably bright copy - binder twine is in good condition as well. A nice copy, overall. With extra fold out broad sides or posters from 1903 one showing the bottom and side profile of a Pomo Bottle-neck basket that measures 22 x 14 inches. Marked copyrighted 1903.
Item 8302: $300
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