Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 150 - $ 250
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) [Snelling, William J.] Tales of the Northwest; or, Sketches of Indian Life and Character. viii, 288 pages. 12mo, contemporary plain cloth, worn, crudely rehinged with tape; title page and final leaf both dampstained and worn with slight loss of text from crude removal of stamps, foxing; uncut; early bookplate removed from front pastedown, heavy modern inked owner's stamps on free endpapers. Boston, 1830

Additional Details

An autobiographical account of experiences as a fur trapper among the Dakotas of the northern Missouri River, told in narrative form. Howes S738 ("aa"); Sabin 85428; Streeter sale, III:1790. None others known at auction since a Swann sale, 24 June 1976, lot 344.