Black Hawk Scenes in the West 1849 Smith illustrated 2 lithos Z Taylor epic poemBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Americana, Poetry, Illustrated Books).
Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak; or Black Hawk, and the Scenes in the West. A National Poem in Six Cantos, by Elbert H. Smith.
Published 1849, New York by Elbert Smith.
299 pages. Text in English. Lithographed Frontis of Black Hawk and another litho plate showing General Zachary Taylor, both illustrations protected by original tissue guards.
Publisher's cloth binding, spine lacking cover, gilt cover decoration. Text block shaken, couple signature loosened, light spotting throughout.
Interesting mid-century book relating to native Americans and an American President.
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Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 4 3/4" W.