Buchanan, James, British Consul to New York (1772-1851) Sketches of the History,Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians, with a Plan for their Melioration. New York: Published by William Borradaile, 1824.
Octavo, two volumes, in original paper-covered boards, mostly unopened and completely untrimmed throughout, end papers spotted, bottom blank corner of title page in volume two torn away.
Buchanan concludes his Sketches with recommendations for imposing European "civilization" on the North American Indians, and establishing a reservation that he calls a "Royal Asylum." (2)
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