Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, S.J. 1801-1873. Missionary Labors and Adventures among the Wild Tribes of the North American Indians, Embracing Minute Description of their Manners, Customs, Games, Modes of Warfare and Torture, Legends, Traditions. Edited from the Original Unpublished Manuscript, Journals, Letter Books and from his Printed Works with Historical, Geographical, Ethnological and other Notes; Also a Life of Father De Smet. Pierre-Jean De Smet, Hiram Martin Chittenden, Alfred Talbot Richardson.
Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, S.J. 1801-1873. Missionary Labors and Adventures among the Wild Tribes of the North American Indians, Embracing Minute Description of their Manners, Customs, Games, Modes of Warfare and Torture, Legends, Traditions. Edited from the Original Unpublished Manuscript, Journals, Letter Books and from his Printed Works with Historical, Geographical, Ethnological and other Notes; Also a Life of Father De Smet.
Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, S.J. 1801-1873. Missionary Labors and Adventures among the Wild Tribes of the North American Indians, Embracing Minute Description of their Manners, Customs, Games, Modes of Warfare and Torture, Legends, Traditions. Edited from the Original Unpublished Manuscript, Journals, Letter Books and from his Printed Works with Historical, Geographical, Ethnological and other Notes; Also a Life of Father De Smet.
Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, S.J. 1801-1873. Missionary Labors and Adventures among the Wild Tribes of the North American Indians, Embracing Minute Description of their Manners, Customs, Games, Modes of Warfare and Torture, Legends, Traditions. Edited from the Original Unpublished Manuscript, Journals, Letter Books and from his Printed Works with Historical, Geographical, Ethnological and other Notes; Also a Life of Father De Smet.

Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, S.J. 1801-1873. Missionary Labors and Adventures among the Wild Tribes of the North American Indians, Embracing Minute Description of their Manners, Customs, Games, Modes of Warfare and Torture, Legends, Traditions. Edited from the Original Unpublished Manuscript, Journals, Letter Books and from his Printed Works with Historical, Geographical, Ethnological and other Notes; Also a Life of Father De Smet.

New York: Francis P. Harper, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. Four volumes. 8vo. Original green T-grain cloth, gilt spine titles Frontispiece in each volume and 12 additional plates. The rear pocket of volume 4 contains not just the one folding map called for, but an additional copy.


A near fine set with only traces of wear at the edges and corners, a few small spots on the spines, and a neat, nearly invisible, repair to the inner hinges of volume 2. The maps are in near fine condition as well, with only some wear at the folds.


Howes C-392. Graff 3824

. Fine. Item #20754

Price: $750.00