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 Edited from the Original Unpublished Manuscript, Journals, Letter Books and from his Printed Works with Historical, Geographical, Ethnological and other Notes; Also a Life of Father De Smet.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. Fine. Item #21918 .
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 the folding map called for,.
A near fine set with only traces of wear at the edges and corners, The map is in near fine condition as well, with only a small nick along the upper margin not affecting the image.
Howes C-392. Graff 3824
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