Sale 17BP01 | Lot 176

[NATIVE AMERICANS] HOWITT, EMANUEL Selections from letters written during a tour through the United States, in the summer and autumn of 1819; Illustrative of the Character of the Native Indians, and of their descent from the lost ten tribes of Israel...

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Lot 176
[NATIVE AMERICANS] HOWITT, EMANUEL Selections from letters written during a tour through the United States, in the summer and autumn of 1819; Illustrative of the Character of the Native Indians, and of their descent from the lost ten tribes of Israel...
Nottingham: J. Dunn, [1820]. First edition. Original boards with remnants of paper label, uncut. 7 1/4 x 4 3/8 inches (11.5 x 19 cm); [xxii], 230 pp. Some wear and small losses to boards and label, pages 13-15 with a triangular section torn away affecting text, small booklabel, otherwise clean.
According to Howes, this rare travelogue "Takes a dim view of the Republic, especially the backwoods regions" and was intended to discourage emigration. Howes H740; Sabin 33372; Buck 152.


Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $281 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $281 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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