Hartford Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1873. Cloth. 8vo; 772pp + ; 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.