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Wanderings Round Lake Superior. text illus. xii, 428pp. 8vo, crudely rebound in modern library binding; (ex-lib, corners and edges of covers worn, inner hinges crudely reinforced, t.p. chipped in margin, lacks 32pp. of pubisher's ads at end, text of work is complete). London: Chapman and Hall, 1860. First Edition in English. The author, who was from Germany, lived among the Ojibwa Indians in 1855. This work is "...one of the most exhaustive and valuable treatises on Indian life ever written.".....
Montreal: Thye Lawrence Lande Foundation, 1985. Collected, Arranged and Annotated by Lawrence Lande. Introduction by Edgar Andrew Collard. Illustrated. xxxv + 301pp., folio, handsomely bound in 1/4 pigskin over cloth boards, board slicpcase. Montreal: The Lawrence Lande Foundation, 1985. A near fine copy, a broken but mended slipcase. One of 950 numbered copies, signed by Lande. Printed on handmade paper.
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1982. Illustrated by David J. Passalacqua. 179 pages, slim 8vo, gilt stamped brown leather, all edges gilt, dark blue silk moire endpapers. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1977. A fine copy aside for tiny scuffs on spine bands. 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature series.
London: John Luffman, 1812. Map. Engraving with fine original hand coloring. 11.25" x 9". Has some toning, small chips and tears at left edge, image unaffected. Sea chart and map showing the environs of Halifax, Nova Scotia, from Cape Sambrough and Lighthouse Island to Bedford Basin. Soundings are indicated. John Luffman (1776-1820) was an engraver, geographer, publisher and goldsmith based in London. From Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World.
London: J. Luffman, 1819. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. 11.25" x 9". Some foxing and light wear at edges that does not affect the image. In very good condition. An interesting map of North America. The United States is shown extending to the Mississippi River and is bordered by Louisiana, west of which is New Mexico, extending northward to present day North Dakota and Montana. Westward still is New Albion, and the Baja Peninsula is identified as California. A manuscript.....