Reichard, Gladys A.,: Weaving a NavajoBlanket
Book Number: 0115782
Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1974. Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, foreword by author, list of illustrations, five appendices, bibliography and index. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing a Navajo woman weaving under a tree. The text is illustrated with black-and-white line drawings and the occasional black-and-white photograph. Colour illustrated card cover with black-and-white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip."The author spent four summers (1930-33) living and working among the Navajos, during which time she learnt among other things the principles of weaving. In this book she takes the reader through the same process, introducing the careful details, the personalities she worked with, and the materials and methods of weaving in the Navajo style." -- from the rear panel blurb.This book was first published in 1936, under the title of "Navajo Shepherd and Weaver". Creasing to the book corners and backstrip. Rubbing to the book edges and to the book panels with a crease that runs three quarters the length of the front panel. Handling marks and age toning of the textblock edges and age toning of the pages. Previous owners name to the top edge of the free front end paper and there triangular crease to the top right-hand corner of the page (more felt than seen) to page 39. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , VII - XVIII, 222 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Weaving; Crafts & Hobbies. ISBN: 0486229920. ISBN/EAN: 9780486229928. Inventory No: 0115782.