1851 1ed Schoolcraft Indian Tribes Geography Geology Personal Memoirs Michigan

SCHOOLCRAFT, Henry Rowe

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Henry Rowe Schoolcraft was an early American ethnologist and expert on Native American culture. He was well-known for his Congress-commissioned study on United States Indian tribes beginning in 1851.

 

Schoolcraft made significant contributions to the westward expansion and the geographical and geological discoveries of the American West. This work, his personal memoires, recounts his two expedition on the Mississippi River and his time spent with the Lake Superior Indian tribes in 1822. Schoolcraft was adamant that learning the native languages of Indian tribes was critical for all politicians, soldiers, and missionaries.

 

A rare 1851 first edition published by Lippincott & Grambo.

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1851 1ed Schoolcraft Indian Tribes Geography Geology Personal Memoirs Michigan

 

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft was an early American ethnologist and expert on Native American culture. He was well-known for his Congress-commissioned study on United States Indian tribes beginning in 1851.

 

Schoolcraft made significant contributions to the westward expansion and the geographical and geological discoveries of the American West. This work, his personal memoires, recounts his two expedition on the Mississippi River and his time spent with the Lake Superior Indian tribes in 1822. Schoolcraft was adamant that learning the native languages of Indian tribes was critical for all politicians, soldiers, and missionaries.

 

A rare 1851 first edition published by Lippincott & Grambo.

 

Item number: #1962

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SCHOOLCRAFT, Henry Rowe

 

Personal memoires of a residence of thirty years with the Indian tribes on the American frontiers : with brief notices of passing events, facts, and opinions, A.D. 1812 to A.D. 1842

 

Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo, 1851. First edition

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [xlviii], 17-703
  • References: Sabin 77870; Field, 1377; Howes S 190; Wagner-Camp 203b
  • Provenance: Bookplate – David S. Coon
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)

 

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1962

Category

Americana, American History

Authors

SCHOOLCRAFT, Henry Rowe

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete