Bakersfield, CA: Kern County Museum, 1949. First Kern County Museum Edition. SIGNED by Jean M. Latta, the author's wife. 4to. (xiii), 287pp. 50 illustrations. Green cloth with red illustration on front cover. Previous owner name and statement of purchase directly from Mrs. Frank Latta. Minor wear to spine ends & corner tips; fading to spine; elsa a near fine copy. Item #21353
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).