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History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850.  Published with the Sanction of the Connecticut Historical Society by  John W. [De Forest] DeForest - Signed First Edition - 1851 - from Resource Books, LLC and Biblio.com

History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850. Published with the Sanction of the Connecticut Historical Society

by DeForest, John W. [De Forest]

Condition: Poor/No


Hartford, Connecticut: Wm. Jas. Hamersley, 1851. First edition, 1851. Poor condition. Illustrated with six engraved plates. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, 509 pages. Front cover detached along with endpaper, preliminary blank and frontis map, all of which are tattered with only about two thirds of the map present, text block otherwise sound, page age-darkened but legible and in generally good condition, Mayflower Descendant bookplate signed by Ellen Barstow Barnes on detached front free endpaper, name in pencil inside front cover. Reading copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 036935
  • Title: History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850. Published with the Sanction of the Connecticut Historical Society
  • Author: DeForest, John W. [De Forest]
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Jacket condition: No
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Wm. Jas. Hamersley
  • Place: Hartford, Connecticut
  • Date published: 1851
  • Keywords: NATIVE AMERICANS NEW ENGLAND CULTURE TRADITIONS PEQUOTS UNCAS
  • Bookseller catalogs: American History and Biography; Connecticut - Its History, Art, Antiques, Etc;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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