1843 Indian Tribes de Smet Rocky Mountains Illustrated Native Americans Montana

DE SMET, Pierre-Jean

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Pierre-Jean de Smet’s ‘Letters and Sketches’ is an important account of his journey through the Rocky Mountains in the early 1840s. This work describes his experiences as part of the American Fur Company and their quest on the Green River. His westward expeditions took many forms including one as a missionary in which he became a well-recognized advocate for Native American Indians, notably the Salish and Kootenai tribes of Montana (known as Flatheads).

 

This incredible 1843 first edition of ‘Letters and Sketches’ features highly desirable and sought after full-page engravings depicting Indian pagan worship and apparitions, views of mountains and scenery, and modes of transportation.

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1843 Indian Tribes de Smet Rocky Mountains Illustrated Native Americans Montana

 

Pierre-Jean de Smet’s ‘Letters and Sketches’ is an important account of his journey through the Rocky Mountains in the early 1840s. This work describes his experiences as part of the American Fur Company and their quest on the Green River. His westward expeditions took many forms including one as a missionary in which he became a well-recognized advocate for Native American Indians, notably the Salish and Kootenai tribes of Montana (known as Flatheads).

 

This incredible 1843 first edition of ‘Letters and Sketches’ features highly desirable and sought after full-page engravings depicting Indian pagan worship and apparitions, views of mountains and scenery, and modes of transportation.

 

Item number: #3725

Price: $950

 

DE SMET, Pierre-Jean

 

Letters and sketches with a narrative of a year’s residence among the Indian tribes of the Rocky Mountains

 

Philadelphia : M. Fithian, 1843.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: 244p
    • 9 engravings
  • References: Howes D 283; Sabin 82262; Wagner-Camp 102:1; Graff 3823
  • Language: English
  • Binding: leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4in (17.5cm x 10cm)
  • Very rare with comparable prices at $2,250

 

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3725

Category

Americana, American History

Authors

DE SMET, Pierre-Jean

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete