Rare 1st “The Indian Races of North and South America” 1853

Rare 1st “The Indian Races of North and South America” 1853

$671.00

Offered for sale is this rare 1st edition book titled “ The Indian Races of North and South America” by Charles de Wolf Brownell, published in 1853 by Horace Wentworth, Boston.

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Offered for sale is this rare 1st edition book titled “ The Indian Races of North and South America” by Charles de Wolf Brownell, published in 1853 by Horace Wentworth, Boston.

Professionally rebound in brown leather, the book is in overall super condition, containing 640 pages. The color frontispiece and many other full-page hand-colored illustrations as well as many black and white illustrations of people, places, and animals including eagle, grizzly bear, bison, etc. are from early American artists.

The book describes customs, mythology, religious ceremonies and daily life of the Indians as well as the history of powerful tribes and celebrated chiefs and warriors, including wars with the European settlers. The illustrations are striking with great color, especially the Indian Chiefs. See photo of King Philip—Metacomet, Sachem of the Wampanoags.

The book will be shipped insured by USPS or Fedex. Free local delivery.  I accept credit cards or check.  You can reach me at 508-280-7015 or pjonesanderson@hotmail.com.

 

 

Dealer Name

Patricia Anderson

Shop Name

Cummaquid Farm Antiques

Dealer Contact

phone: 508-280-7015
email: pjonesanderson@hotmail.com

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