Native Americans North & South America 1857 pictorial ethnography book 44 platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americas, Illustrated Books, Native Americans).
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The Indian Races of North and South America, 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, personal and national character. by Charles De Wolf Brownell.
Published 1857, New York by the American Subscription House.
639  pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with a profusion of 44 wood engraved plates, over 30 of which have original hand color.
Publisher's cloth bindings, gilt pictorial decorations & title lettering, marbled edges. Published by subscription only.
Book is physically old and shows some clear signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joint cloth is split, covers still strongly and firmly attached, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9" H x 6 1/4" W.