Sale 19BP02 | Lot 24

[NATIVE AMERICANS] GALLATIN, [ABRAHAM ALFONSE] ALBERT. Table of the Indian tribes of the United States, east of the Stony Mountains arranged according to languages and dialects...

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Lot 24
[NATIVE AMERICANS] GALLATIN, [ABRAHAM ALFONSE] ALBERT. Table of the Indian tribes of the United States, east of the Stony Mountains arranged according to languages and dialects...
N.p.: n.d. [?Washington: War Department, 1826]. Three copies of this broadside, each archivally hinged to board. 22 x 18 inches (56 x 46 cm); single leaf, printed one side only. Very minor restorations, overall these are fresh copies.
Gallatin, among his many accomplishments, was a pioneer of American ethnology, and this table is his first published work on the topic. "...Gallatin may be considered the founder of systematic philology relating to the North American Indians." Powell, Indian Linguistic Families of America, 1891, p. 9.


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