London: published by author, 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition. Item #018955
Original green cloth covered boards with original printed paper labels. The bindings are worn, with minor browning to the spine, a few tears and creases, and the corners are bumped; the bottom of the spine of the first volume is significantly bumped, creasing the rear board. The inner hinges were nearly invisibly strengthened. Contains the errata slip and the "Frederick" typographical error on page 104 in Vol. I. Illustrated with 3 maps including one fold-out, and hundreds of plates of line-drawings of southern and western Indians. Al illustrations are in black-and-white. Occasional light foxing is scattered lightly throughout the text. Howes C241. Wagner-Camp 84:4. Wheat 453,454,455. Vol. I: viii, 264 pages of text. Vol. II: viii, 266 pages. Previous owner's name neatly on the front endpapers and on the title page of Vol. I. First edition.