The Book of Indians, Holling C. Holling, Platt & Munk Co., 1935, Near Fine w/DJ

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Holling, Holling C., and Lucille Holling. The Book of Indians (The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., 1935).
English, a Near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket, 4to, 11" x 8 3/4," 125 pp., including illustrations and Glossary, + plates.
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Red cloth-covered boards in a multicolored pictorial paper dust jacket. Black lettering on dust jacket spine. Covers have slightly bumped tips and a few small scratches on back, else pristine and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket has slight wear to extremities and fading along spine, else pristine and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Pages have light age toning, else pristine and intact. Replete with sienna and white in-text illustrations. A few full-page color illustrations are included. A charming book aimed toward younger readers about the different Indigenous tribes and cultures in the United States. Author Holling C. Holling writes that this book was the product of consulting researchers, visiting museums and libraries, and interacting with Native Americans in-person. Holling states that the book does not list every tribe and instead is more of a general survey of Indigenous Peoples from different parts of the U.S. including tribes from the Pacific Northwest, Southwest and Plains. The book is composed of fictional stories that illustrate what the cultures and daily lives of these tribes are like. Illustrated by H. C. Holling and Lucille Holling.