ETHNOS. REVISTA MENSUAL PARA LA VULGARIZACION DE ESTUDIOS ANTROPOLOGICOS SOBRE MEXICO Y CENTRO AMERICA.
Tomo I, Nos. 1, 3, 5, 6 - 7, 8 -12. Mexico D. F. 1920-1922. 9 issues in 5 volumes. Pp. 1-26, 51-74, 107-274, plus index, illustrations, and ads. 4tos. Original wrappers. Light soiling to wraps., and wear to edges, small museum stamp on front wrappers, else very good copies of fragile items. Important but little-known Mexican periodical from the Mexican Revolution period, edited by anthropologist Manuel Gamio (1883 - 1960). These issues include a wide range of articles on Mexican Indians, pre-Columbian archeology, folk arts, colonial architecture, etc. Subjects include revival of Aztec featherwork, wax figurines of ethnic types, casta paintings demonstrating mestizaje, the history and culture of pulque, folklore of marijuana, archeological discoveries at Teotihuacan, bibliography of California anthropology, etc. With summary in English at end of each article. Illustrations include one in color (featherwork) and one large folding (Teotihucan). Gamio moved to the U. S. in 1925 and authored several important studies on Mexican immigrants. Very scarce. The lot
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