Totem Poles. Volume One. Totem Polesaccording to Crests and Topics. Volume Two. Totem Poles according toLocation. Marius BARBEAU.

Totem Poles. Volume One. Totem Polesaccording to Crests and Topics. Volume Two. Totem Poles according toLocation.

Ottawa. National Museum. 1950 & 1964. Soft cover. 24.5cm, in twovolumes. 880pp. with 651 illustrations and detailed list for each, mappedendpapers, in the original printed stiff wraps, volume one wraps slightlydust worn, signed by Barbeau on the upper cover and on title page, amatched set, very good. (cdn) Barbeau lists totem poles of theTsimshian, Haida, Tlingit, Nootka, Salish, and Swakiutl and discusses themythic themes represented. He comments on the growth of totemism on theNorth Pacific Coast and traces the appear-ance of crest symbols onpainted house fronts and cites sources of early and later recordsrelating to totem pole carving. p.420. Lerner, Loren R. & Mary F.Williamson. Art and Architecture in Canada. A Bibliography and Guide tothe Literature. #3879. Item #36383

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