Wanderings of an Artist among the Indians of North America from Canada to Vancouver's Island and Oregon through the Hudson's Bay Company's Territory and back again.

London, Longman, Brown, Green etc., 1859.

Fine recent full cloth. Gilt lettering on back. Small stamp on halftitle, title, on a several pages throughout and on verso of plates. XVII,455 pp. + Appendix, 8 chromolithographed plates (incl. frontispiece, Kane del., Vincent Brooks, lith.) and 1 folded engraved and coloured map. Plates as well as text exceptionally clean. Fine woodengravings in the text.

First edition of this famous first-hand description of the North-American Indians. The author, a Canadian painter, traversed, almost alone, the teritories of the Red River Settlement, the Valley of Saskatchewan; across the Rocky Mountains, down the Columbia River; the shores of Puget Sound, and Vancouver's Island. It is an interesting collection of the incidents of life and travel, among the Indian tribes inhabiting the Regions over which he passed. - Sabin 37007.

Order-nr.: 28211

DKK 18.500,00