Brownell, charles De Wolf
Book Title The Indian Races of North and South America. Comprising and account of the principal Aboriginal Races; a description their National Customs, Mythology, and Religious ceremonies; the history of their most powerful tribes, and of their celebrated Chiefs....
Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.) Hardcover
Book Condition Very Good with No dust jacket as issued
Edition 1st Edition Thus; First Impression
Publisher's Name New York H.E. & S. S. Scranton 1854
Seller ID or SKU 61951
Original 1854 hardback edition not a reprint. Brown quarter leather with marbled boards. Wear and fraying to edges and corners. Front hing beginning to crack otherwise tight binding. Front endpapers torn and has browning. Back endpapers missing. Text has some browning . "Numerous and diversified Colored Ilustrations, entirely new, many of which are from original designs, executed in the best style of the art, by the first artist in America."Text ends on page 636 with remaining pages "Important Eras and Dates of Interesting Events in Indian History." Content sections include: General Characteristics, American Antiquities, The Aborigines of Mexico, The Florida Indians, The Indians of Virginia, new England Indians, The Iroquios or Six nations, Pontiac's War, The Delawares, Shawanees and other tribes of the middle and western states, Indians of the Southern States, Northern Races, Various nations and Tribes between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean. South America- Tribes of the West Indies, The Aborigines of Peru, The Araucanian Race, Indian Tribes of Brazil, The Pampas Indians, The patagonians, Indian Population, and Important Eras and Dates. Scarce in this condition. Color illustrations are excellent. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 640 pages