Lippincott, 1856, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
HENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT. The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1856. 12mo, first edition, pp. 4 (ads), xxiv, 13-343, brown cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration and fillets, gilt lettering to spine. A rewrite, with additions and omissions, of Algic Researches of 1839 (Algic was Schoolcraft's word for Algonquin). See Howes S180, Sabin 77861 and Field 2076. Condition of this book: Near fine with light wear at spine ends -- bright, beautiful copy. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: indigenous Cultures; United States; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54504.