Medicinal And Useful Plants of The Blackfeet Indian (Materia Medica of the Blackfeet)

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McClintock, Walter

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McClintock, Walter. Medicinal And Useful Plants of The Blackfeet Indian (Materia Medica of the Blackfeet). [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]: Privately Printed [Originally published by The Berlin Society for Anthropology, Ethnology and History | Zeit-Schrift fur Ethnologie], N.D. [Circa 1909]. pp. 9. 4to. Duotang stapled folder. Pages age-toned, the first leaf bears the stamp of the anthropology department of the University of Regina otherwise the contents remain clean and unmarked with sturdy duotang type binding. A unique and important historical record. A copy of a type-written nine-page treatise by noted American photographer and ethnographer Walter McClintock (the original apparently being housed in the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh) detailing a collection of herbs and plants with their Indian names, uses and methods as prepared by the women of the Blackfeet Indians as well as where to locate them. A unique and detailed study. At time of cataloguing no copies of this title appear on WorldCat results or on the private market. Rare. See Dempsey & Moir 799. Card Covers. (#234) $250.00