Memoirs of A Captivity Among the Indians of North America, From Childhood to the Age of Nineteen: with Anecdotes Descriptive of Their Manners and Customs. John D. Hunter.

Memoirs of A Captivity Among the Indians of North America, From Childhood to the Age of Nineteen: with Anecdotes Descriptive of Their Manners and Customs.

To which is Added, Some Account of the Soil, Climate, and Vegetable Productions of the Territory Westward of the Mississippi London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824.

Third Edition with Additions. Hardcover. Quarto. [1], xii, 447 pages, [1]. Frontispiece sketch of the author. Restored. Brownish marbled paper covered boards with leather corner tips and leather spine. Gilt lines and red leather title label on the spine. Newer spine brown leather and title label. The front and rear hinges have an old hinge repair. Pages 129-135 have thin curved brown stains on the pages possibly from a book marker of some sort. Light edge wear to the boards. Some doubted the authenticity of the author's work. On the publishers page preceding the preface, Hunter addresses the editor of the Eclectic Review who questioned his work. Hunter provides the name of Col. Aspinwall and other "respectable persons in all parts of he United States.." for their assistance and support.

Howes H 813; Field 743; Wagner-Camp 24. Very good. Item #15736

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