Springfied, IL. (1935): Charles C. Thomas. First Edition. Octavo. Item #026062
First printing. 369 pages, index. Dr. T.W. Corlett became interested in the medicine man in 1879 when he was stationed among the Ojibway Indians of Northern Canada. He uses the term "shaman" for the Indian Medicine man. He writes of the initiation ceremonies of various tribes in both North and South America. He also gives very full accounts of child-bearing, the foods of the Indian and many images of the best shamans. closed tear 213-214. Many photographs of interest. A scarce book bound in maroon cloth, spine lettering gilt, a fine sharp cornered copy in a very nice pictorial dust jacket with fading to spine and along upper edge, small closed edge tear and faint staining to front panel. Very scarce in dust jacket.