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Notes on Turquois in the East.
Chicago, Illinois: Field Museum of Natural History, 1913. Anthropological Series, Vol. XIII, No. 1. Octavo, 71 pages, plus eight photographic plates with captioned tissue guards; color frontispiece. FIRST EDITION. Laufer was the Field Museum's Curator of Asian Anthropology from 1908 to 1934. For much of that time, he was the only Sinologist working in the United States. He built magnificent collections of artifacts and books and documents for the Field... (Item #6002)
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Notes on Turquois in the East. Berthold Laufer.
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Melanesian Shell Money in Field Museum Collections.
Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1929. Anthropological Series Volume XIX, No. 1. Octavo, 36, xxv, pages. Illustrated with twenty-five black and white photographic plates. Bibliography. FIRST EDITION. Albert Buell Lewis (1867–1940) led the Joseph N. Field South Pacific Expedition to the colonial territories of Melanesia from 1909 to 1913. Lewis and his team collected and later documented over 14,000 Melanesian objects, which now reside in the Field Museum. He... (Item #6001)
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Melanesian Shell Money in Field Museum Collections. Albert B. Lewis, Berthold Laufer, Buell.