Indians of North & South America - their History 1844 Goodrich illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, American Indians).
History of the Indians, of North and South America, by Samuel Griswold Goodrich.
Published 1844, Boston, by Bradbury, Soden, & Co.
320 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece and half title protected by original tissue guard, other small chapter end pieces and full page wood engravings throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt spine lettering, embossed cover decoration.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, small splitting or chipping to cloth along joints and at spine head/ board corners.
Text block remains overall clean, edges well toned, some light old damp staining to top front section near gutter of first 50 pp. or so, and displays a pleasing age patina. Despite wear, still an overall clean, fresh and nice looking antiquarian book.
It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/8" H x 4 3/4" W.