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Sale 2404 Lot 4
(AMERICAN INDIANS.) De Smet, Pierre Jean. Letters and Sketches, with a Narrative of a Year's Residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains. 12 lithograph plates, plus the scarce folding engraving (lacking top panel). [iii]-252 pages. 12mo, contemporary calf, worn, front board detached; moderate foxing, minimal dampstaining. Philadelphia, 1843
Estimate $600 - 900
first edition. Sixteen letters written by De Smet during missionary trips to the Rockies in 1841 and 1842, from St. Louis to Fort Vancouver and back. Field 1423; Graff 3823; Howes D283 ("b"); Sabin 82262; Streeter sale IV: 2095; Wagner-Camp 102:1.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $813