The Iroquois Book of Rites. Brinton's LIbrary of Aboriginal American LIterature Volume 11

Philadelphia: D. G. Brinton, 1883. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Some wear to edges and corners of boards. Corners bumped. Spine slightly faded. Bookplate of Rowland Hazard, probably Rowland G. Hazard (1801 - 1888) of Rhode Island, textile industrialist and politician of the state. Very slight foxing and browning. 222 p. w/map, glossary, appendices, index. A classic work of native Ameican literature by an important 19th c. American-Canadian ethnologist, philologist and businessman with strong ties to the Iroquois community. Hale also served for three years with the US Exploring Expedition, and contirbuted much to the foundations of the study of Native American languages and dialects, as well as their prehistory based on thir languages. Very good. Item #20592

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