Indian Captivities & Massacres, being the Contemporary Record of Caucasian Contact and Conflict with the Native American [Catalogue 122].

New York: Edward Eberstadt & Sons, 1943.

8vo (229 x 151mm), pp. 70, [2 (blank l.)]; full-page facsimile illustrations in the text; loosely-inserted broadsheet reprinting ‘Notes on Rare Books’ from The New York Times Book Review; very clean; original printed wrappers; spine lightly faded, otherwise very good.


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An uncommon catalogue of nearly 400 items, which is prefaced by a ‘Geographical Index’ and a foreword stating that it was ‘one of a projected series of catalogues on the Indian’. The loosely-inserted reprint of Philip Brooks’ ‘Notes on Rare Books’ from The New York Times Book Review comments of the catalogue that, ‘Edward Eberstadt & Sons have set a high standard of scholarship for the American book trade’.

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