Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 7

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) [Duncan, John M.] A Sabbath among the Tuscarora Indians: A True Narrative. Frontispiece plate. [2], 69 pages. 24mo, original printed wrappers, soiling and moderate wear; dampstaining to frontispiece, minor wear and foxing to contents; 1828 school prize inscriptions on verso of title page and page 3, later signature on verso of frontispiece. Glasgow, 1821

Additional Details

Second edition. In 1818, the author came from Scotland and visited the Tuscarora reservation in New York near Niagara Falls (which he also describes briefly). Howes D560; Field 1340; Sabin 74653. None of either edition traced at auction since a Swann sale, 8 January 1970, lot 174.