Bakersfield, CA: Kern County Museum, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited Edition to 500 copies. 4to. (xiii), 287pp. 50 illustrations. Green cloth in cream and green illustrated dustjacket; map endpapers. A fine copy in very good dustjacket (darkening to spine; wear and chips to extremities). Item #19647
The most exhaustive data published concerning the Yokuts Indians of California. Covers: Geography of 44 tribes; Trade; Dress and Communications; Houses and Housekeeping; Foodstuffs; Games: Hunting and Fishing; Basketry; Artistry; Language and Names; Stories and Ceremonies; and concludes with ten first-hand accounts by aged Indians. (Rocq 16498).