2 volumes. Vol. I: Totems According to Crests and Topics. xii, 433 pages, 186 photographs. Vol. II: Totems Poles According to Locations. ix, pp. 435-880, 375 photographs. This two volume set is from the personal library of renowned ethnologist Ruth M. Underhill. Her signature is on the cover of each volume. Ex-library. Spines reinforced. Fine condition. Item #7854
A wonderful work, the most thorough and comprehensive study ever done of totem poles, Barbeau's thick two-volume opus is the classic of its genre. Organized according to crests and topics (Vol. I) and according to locations (Vol. II), this major reference work is filled with photographs.