New York: Criterion Books, 1961.
First American edition. Signed by Claude Levi-Strauss on the title page, inscribed to former owner in slightly broken English "Contrary to John Weightman excellent translation this one by John Russell besides being incomplete is so bad that I would be ashamed to sign it. [signed] Claude Levi-Strauss." 404 pp. + 48 pp. of photos. Bound in publisher's green cloth stamped in blue and gilt. Good+ with glue-repairs to front and rear hinges, bumped corners and worn tips, in About Very Good dust jacket, chipped at extremities, tape repairs to verso, price intact ($12.50). Housed in an attractive custom slipcase. The French anthropologist's acclaimed memoir of his travels and work in South America, uncommon signed. Item #140944028