TRAVELS In NORTH AMERICA DURING The YEARS 1834, 1835, & 1836. Including a Summer Residence with the Pawnee Tribe of Indians, in the Remote Prairies of the Missouri, and a Visit to Cuba and the Azore Islands. In Two Volumes. Charles Augustus Murray, 1806 - 1895.

TRAVELS In NORTH AMERICA DURING The YEARS 1834, 1835, & 1836. Including a Summer Residence with the Pawnee Tribe of Indians, in the Remote Prairies of the Missouri, and a Visit to Cuba and the Azore Islands. In Two Volumes.

London: Richard Bentley, 1839. 1st Edition (Field 1111; Graff 2938; Howes M913; Rader 2640; Sabin 491; Wagner-Camp-Becker 77:1). [4 (blank)], xvi, 473, [3 (blank)]; xi, [1 (blank)], 372, [4 (blank)] pp. Frontis to each volume. 8vo. 9" x 5-3/4". Later light tan buckram cloth bindings with gilt title lettering stamped to spine. Marbled edges and eps. Edge and spine discoloration (smoke?), Ex-Libris bookplate to front paste down, foxing to frontis; Second volume also has discoloration to edge and spine, bookplate to front paste down, 2" watermark to top edge of frontis. Withall, a VG set. Item #37109

Per Field, "This is the first and best edition of a most interesting work, by an intelligent observer of the peculiarities of the Pawnees, before they had been modified by contact with the whites."

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