New York. 1905. Four volumes. Seventeen illustrations, portraits, and maps. Original green cloth. Slight wear at spine ends. Inner front hinge of first and third volumes separating. Small old institutional stamp on each titlepage and front pastedown. Withal, just about very good. Item #WRCAM24619
A major scholarly work, including a narrative of the life of De Smet and publishing for the first time his original journals and numerous letters, some previously published, but most not. A Francis Harper publication, in a format matching that of the edited journals of Pike, and Lewis and Clark, which were also published by him. HOWES C392. TWENEY 8. GRAFF 3824.