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Schoolcraft, Henry R. (1793-1864) Historical and Statistical Information Respecting the History, Condition, and Prospects of the Indian

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2950B
Lot:
360
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$1,599$1,300

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Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Schoolcraft, Henry R. (1793-1864) Historical and Statistical Information Respecting the History, Condition, and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1851-1857. Six thick folio volumes, illustrated throughout with numerous plates and maps, many tinted or in color, uniformly bound in modern green half morocco with marbled paper boards, blind stamp of the Theological Institute of Connecticut to titles, some slight bio-predation to a few corners; Smithsonian Institution rubberstamp to title, volume six; water staining to volume six, an assembled set in uniform bindings, 12 x 9 3/4 in. (6)
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $6,500-8,500


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