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The Red Man in the New World Drama: A Politico-Legal Study with a Pageantry of American Indian History by Jennings C. Wise - First Edition - 1931 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Red Man in the New World Drama: A Politico-Legal Study with a Pageantry of American Indian History

by Jennings C. Wise

Condition: Very good/missing


Washington DC: W. F. Roberts Company, 1931. First Edition. Original cloth. Very good/missing. Very good 1931 First edition [HAND W290]. Red cloth boards faded on bottom front corner, missing dust jacket. Front corner bumped, shelf wear to head and tail of spine. Pages unmarked, toned. Binding sturdy and sound. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. 628 pp. Quarto, 7 1/2 x 10 inches tall, 2 1/2 inches thick. A treatise against the doctrine of Manifest Destiny and unchecked migration and settling of the West, with a comparison of the European and American settlers to Old World barbarians.


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