Illustrations of the manners, costoms and condition of the North American Indians
Illustrations of the manners, costoms and condition of the North American Indians: in a series of letters and notes written during eight years of travel and adventure among the wildest and most remarkable tribes now existing. With three hundred and sixty engravings from the author's original paintings.
Henry G. Bohn, 1851.
2 volume set. Bound in publisher's red cloth with gold vignette of a mounted Indian on front covers. Some loss to original spine cloth of vol. 1. Rebacked. Good binding. Foxing throughout. 104 plates and a map. With 360 engravings from the author's original paintings. An important and early work on North American Indians. This is the 8th ed. The 1st was published in 1841 under the title: "Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and condition of the North American Indians." Howes C241. Sabin 11536 (citing 1st).