The Romance of Indian Life, Mary H. Eastman, Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1853, 298pp.Key feature: The chromolith plates are incredible for a book of this age. For sale is a very scarce travel work concerning Native American Indians.
This work depicts scenes from the Mississippi area in the USA. The book features songs and stories in a more fairy tale sense than a factual travel work. It's illustrated with eleven stunning chromolith colour plates of remarkable quality.I've not seen such vivid colour for a book so old for a long time - very impressive. In Fair to Good Condition.
See photos for accurate description. Covers with bright gilding but some marks and wear.
Good inside with some hinge wear and foxing. Otherwise complete, with all of the stunning chromolith views. The item "1853 Indian Life AMERICAN TRAVEL BOOK Colour Illustrated! Antique Book USA RARE" is in sale since Sunday, April 7, 2019.This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "cv00030" and is located in Guildford, Surrey. This item can be shipped worldwide.