American Antiquities and Discoveries in the West
Place Published: Albany
Publisher: Hoffman & White
Date Published: 1834
Edition: Second edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 35523
400pp. Octavo [22 cm] Original full leather boards. New leather spine professionally done. Leather spine label. Good. General wear and rubbing to the surfaces and extremities. Missing a folding frontispiece depicting Indian relics. With black and white illustrations; one black and white plate and one folding map. The map is torn in half. The pages are foxed. A previous owner's ink stamps, blind stamp, and paper label on the front and rear free endsheets and flyleaves. Contemporary owner's name written on the top of the title page with a date of 1836. Pp. 275-280 have small open tears in the top margins. Flake/Draper 6755. Howes P592. Sabin 65484.
Subjects include Ruins of a Roman Fort at Marietta, Discoveries on the Muskingum, A Catacomb of Mummies found in Kentucky, Origin of Fire-Worship, Great Stone Calendar of the Mexicans and more.