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  • PANORAMA of the Tribes of Colombia and Panama. by Hockett, Ruth, editor, with the Columbia-Panama Branch Information Committee.
    Hockett, Ruth, editor, with the Columbia-Panama Branch Information Committee.
    PANORAMA of the Tribes of Colombia and Panama.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Lomalinda, Meta, Colombia: Townsend Press, 1973. First edition - A book which grew out of the work of linguistic analysts who are trying to develop a written language which can be used to translate the Bible. This is designed to give an introduction to these native tribes throughout Colombia and Panama. From desert tribes like the Guajiro, to plains tribes, jungle tribes such as the Siona's and Yucuna's to mountain tribes like the Kogi, and Malayo tribes. Wonderfully drawn sketches, photographs, maps, and illustrations of each distinctive tribe. Includes index, Large format. 182 pp.

    Condition: Good overall - some spine slant, gift inscription on first page, lower corner of back cover creased. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 85932
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  • POLLY'S NEW FRIEND: The Polly Brewster Series #12. by Roy, Lillian Elizabeth.
    Roy, Lillian Elizabeth.
    POLLY'S NEW FRIEND: The Polly Brewster Series #12.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). Hardcover first edition - A later title in this interesting series written for older girls, featuring Polly Brewster, who grew up on a ranch in Colorado, and her friend Eleanor Maynard, but who are now far removed from their roots. In this one, Polly meets and becomes friends with Carola in Colombia in South America. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted plates by H.S. Barbour. 268 pp.

    Condition: Very good overall in blue cloth with yellow and dark blue lettering (some wear to the covers, prev owner's name in pencil dated 1930) , no dj.

    Book ID: 76289
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