Traditions of De-Coo-Dah and Antiquarian Researches

New York: Horace Thayer, 1858. Cloth. "Comprising Externsive Explorations, Surveys, and Excavations of the Wonderful and Mysterious Earthen Remains of the Mound-Builders in America; the Traditions of the Last Prophet of the Elk Nation Relative to Their Origin and Use; and the Evidences of an Ancient Population More Numerous Than the Present Aborigines." 1858. A Good+ copy, in its original red cloth, with bright gilt-lettering and design to spine. Some fraying along spine and considerable wear to spine extremes. Light scuffing as well to the panels. Still though, a respectable, sturdy copy of a fragile book. Fold-out frontispiece map of "Ancient American Battle-Mound" completely in tact. Octavo, 334 pgs. Neat former owner signatures to front endpapers. Item #3010

Price: $250.00

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