Legends of the Pikes Peak Region: The Sacred Myths of the Manitou
Whitney, Ernest; William S. Alexander , Thomas C. Parrish(illus.)
Place Published: Denver
Publisher: The Chain & Hardy Co
Date Published: 1892
Book Id: 32301
52pp. Duodecimo [18.5 cm] White wraps with a decorative blue ink stamped title and floral design on the front wrap. Good only. There are numerous tears in and losses from the paper of the spine. The largest loss is from the paper at the foot of the spine, and measures 1/4 inch wide by 1 inch deep. There is a small loss from the paper at the top right corner of the front wrap. The covers are mildly soiled. The pages are browned, and the text block is cracked numerous times.
From the first page- "However uncouth they may be, the myths and legends of early nations, like the poetry of later, give the highest and truest exponents of their characters, and preserve with a singular fidelity the very essence of their daily lives, their fears and hopes, their assumptions and intuitions."