Apr 12, 2018 - Sale 2473

Sale 2473 - Lot 7

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) Priest, Josiah. The Fort Stanwix Captive, or New England Volunteer, being the Extraordinary Life and Adventures of Isaac Hubbell among the Indians of Canada and the West. 4 full-page engravings. 64 columns [32 pages]. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 calf, moderate wear, bound with other unrelated titles; front hinge split, moderate foxing; early inscriptions on title page, 1844 inscription on front flyleaf. Albany: Joel Munsell, 1841

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first edition. Hubbard was a Connecticut man who was captured while serving in the Revolution in northern New York; this scarce narrative tells the story of "his marriage to an aboriginal princess." Ayer 227; Howes P595 ("b"); Sabin 65487. One known at auction since 1964 (Swann, 17 September 2015, lot 11). bound with--Bulwer. The Last of the Barons. New York, 1842 Dickens. American Notes for General Circulation. New York, 1842 Change for the American Notes . . . by an American Lady. New York, 1843 O'Connell. A Memoir in Ireland Native and Saxon (without title page).