Seven Years' Residence in the Great Deserts of North America. In Two Volumes. Em Domenech, Emmanuel Henri Dieudonne Domenech.

Seven Years' Residence in the Great Deserts of North America. In Two Volumes

London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First edition. Hardcover. Two-volume set. 445pp; 465 pp. Octavo [22.5 cm] in original rust-colored cloth, rebacked, the majority of original backstrips overlaid, gilt spine titles. With the fold-out map in Volume I. Corners bumped, light soiling and wear to boards; ink name on half-title. occasional dampstains, else interiors unmarked. 2" tear to map along affixed edge, else very light wear. Very good. Item #55697

Illustrated with fifty-eight color woodcuts by A. Joliet, three plates of ancient Indian music, and a map showing the actual situation of the Indian tribes. Domenech was a Catholic Priest from France, who traveled extensively in the American Southwest. Self-aggrandizing and very colorful at times, he was nonetheless an important source of information on the indigenous peoples of the American Southwest. Wagner/Camp 356:1. Sabin 20554. Howes D420. Flake/Draper 2973.

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