Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 9

Price Realized: $ 562
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Nelson, William. The Indians of New Jersey. [4], 168 pages. 8vo, contemporary full morocco by MacDonald of New York, minor wear; internally clean with wide margins. Paterson, NJ, 1894

Additional Details

A carefully footnoted history with linguistic notes. One of 100 copies; none others known at auction since 1940. with--an Autograph Letter Signed laid in from F.W. Hodge of the Smithsonian Institution to Nelson. "As so little was known of our New Jersey aborigines, your little book was welcomed with delight, and I have heard a good many pleasant things about it." 21 February 1902.