Life and Scenes Among the Kickapoo Indians: Their Manners, Habits and Customs.

New Haven, CT: Healy & Bigelow. Small 4to. (n.d. ca 1890) 176 pp. Front cover has insect damage at fore-edge, two 4" x 1" chips and several small holes, affecting images and text at bottom (descriptions of War Implements). Bottom corners creased. Several creases and shallow chips, a few 1/4" closed tears to back cover. Spine chipped 1/2" head & tail. 1" closed tear pp. 161-2. Advertisement for the Kickapoo Medicine Company, makers of Kickapoo Indian Oil, Sagwa, Worm Killer, Cough Cure and Buffalo Salve. Created by Dr. Healy and Charles Bigelow ("Texas Charlie"). Includes legends of the Kickapoo Indians, stories and heroes of the West, Indian medicine and descriptions of internal organs and their functions; the damage wearing corsets causes to women; The language of Flowers; Oracle of Dreams; What to Name the Baby; more. B/w engravings, color litho. front cover. Item #11460

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