AMERICAN TABLEAUX, NO. 1. SKETCHES OF ABORIGINAL LIFE.

New York: Buckland & Sumner, 1846. 250pp. Original black cloth, blindstamped cover, gilt-lettered spine. Minute spotting on covers. Faint browning along top edge of text. Contemporary ownership signature on front free endpaper. Very good. Item #WRCAM31558

Gilt morocco bookplate of noted Americana collector Frank Cutter Deering on front pastedown. A collection of sensationalized tales involving American Indians from Mexico to Wisconsin. A note in the preface indicates the purpose of the work is to "shade and color" the normally staid characterization of historical actors. FIELD 1604.

Price: $115.00