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The Title Page to Volume 1 of Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs and Condition of the North American Indians reads: “Written during eight years' travel amongst the wildest tribes of Indians in North America in 1832, 33, 34, 35 36, 37, 38 and 39" and “In two volumes with four hundred illustrations from the author's original paintings”.

This magnificent early third edition of this authoritative work is contained in the original publisher’s decorative embossed binding and comes with the fold-out map and inserted bound-in publisher’s catalogue for 1842; with Volume 2 having additional maps.

Both volumes are profusely illustrated throughout with images of Native American Indians. This is a remarkable piece of antique #Americana.

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