The Indian Races of North and South America; Comprising 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. Including the Late Sioux War and Indian Massacres in Minnesota. With Numerous and Diversified Colored Illustrations, from Original Designs. Charles De Wolf BROWNELL.

The Indian Races of North and South America; Comprising 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. Including the Late Sioux War and Indian Massacres in Minnesota. With Numerous and Diversified Colored Illustrations, from Original Designs

Hartford Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1873. Cloth. 8vo; 772pp + [4]; brown cloth over board, blind-stamped border and decoration, gilt-stamped Indian figure, gilt-stamped spine with Indian vignette; wood engraved illustrations, frontispiece, pictorial hand-colored half-title with tissue guard; 12 engraved illustrated plates, 6 are portrait, some hand-colored; bumping of corners with loss, light scuffing of edges, head and tail of spine, light age toning of paper; very good. Very good. Item #837

The secondary title covers much of the description of the book’s content. Late 19th century attitudes about native peoples, and prejudice towards them and their culture, are found mixed throughout with factual observations.

Price: $100.00

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