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    J[ohn].W[esley]. Powell: Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages with Word Phrases and Sentences to be Collected. By J.W. Powell. Second Edition-with Charts. [Smithsonian Institution-Bureau of Ethnology, J.W. Powell Director]. (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880). Second edition. Quarto (11.5" x 8.5"). xi, 216 pages. Four kinship charts laid into rear pocket (three folding). Handsomely rebound in quarter mottled calf over marbled paper boards by the Cottage Bindery in Bath, spine in six compartments with five raised bands, and lettered and tooled in gilt. Some slight dampstains to the margins and not affecting the text, also to the edges of the charts, a child's scribbling on the blank verso of a section title in the middle, else a very good copy. Housed in a custom cloth slipcase.

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