The Indian Races of North and South America.
Boston: Horace Wentworth, 1853. 720 pp, 8vo. Leather. Rebound with new eps approx. 20 yrs ago by amateur bookbinder. Lightly shelfworn, sm. whitish stains to front board, darkened leather strip pasted to one raised band, marbled edges v. faded. Front hinge split, not fully repaired in rebinding. Light chipping to title pgs and last few pg, long thin piece missing from lower margin of one pg. Scattered short tears to pg edges, one repaired w/ clear tape by p.o. Foxing and soiling throughout, does not affect readability. Binding snug. Includes color plates. "An Account of the Principal Aboriginal Races; a Description of Their National Customs, Mythology, and Religious Ceremonies; the History of Their Most Powerful Tribes, and of Their Most Celebrated Chiefs and Warriors; Their Intercourse and Wars with the European Settlers; and a Great Variety of Anecdote and Description, Illustrative of Personal and National Character." Good Leather (Item ID: 147800)