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Elbridge Brooks
1887 INDIAN HISTORY X-RARE Tribes Massacres Scalping SIGNED BY CIVIL WAR GENERAL
Boston Massachusetts: D. Lothrop & Co, 1887. CELL PHONE/APP/FIREFOX USERS: YOU MAY NOT BE SEEING MY COMPLETE LISTING. IF IT APPEARS NO DESCRIPTION ACCOMPANIES THIS AUCTION OR IF DESCRIPTION APPEARS TO BE INCOMPLETE: (1) CLICK ON "SEE MORE DETAILS." (2) SWITCH TO CHROME BROWSER. OR (3) CONTACT ME. -- VERY GOOD ANTIQUE CONDITION. BEAUTIFUL Exterior as shown in photo. BRIGHT gilt decoration. Binding is good, some weakness in front hinge but still holding well. No torn, loose, or missing pages. Pages are clean and bright. Two different owners' names, etc., handwritten on first endpaper and also on title page. A great example of this very rare 19th-century Native American title. THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN His Origin, Development, Decline and Destiny. By Elbridge S. Brooks. FIRST EDITION. Published in 1887 by D. Lothrop & Company, Boston. 9" x 7" illustrated cloth hardcover with gilt decoration. Illustrated. 312 pages. Condition: GOOD ANTIQUE CONDITION. Exterior as shown in photo, cloth a little darkened. Bright gilt decoration. Binding is good. No torn, loose, or missing pages. Text is clean and complete, occasional smudges. Occasional small round brownish marks near the gutter of several pages, about the size of a pencil eraser. Owner's name inside front cover, gift inscription on first endpaper (see Provenance below). A great example of this very rare 19th-century Native American title. Provenance: There is an important handwritten inscription on the endpaper. At the top of the page appears the name "Rev. R.B. Howard." Below Reverend Howard's name is an inscription, as … [Click Below for Full Description]
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