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Native Americans 19th c Manuscript

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Unpublished 19th century French manuscript on early America. Dr. E. Letersee. LES PREMIERS AMERICANS. N.p. 1875. 8vo. 64 pp. Stitched, leaves near front/rear detached, the whole with age-tone and a bit brittle with marginal chipping. *************************** An unrecorded manuscript in French, being an ethnographic and archaeological study of native Americans by the French naval doctor E. Letersee. Apparently this was a working copy as some overlays and corrections are found within. A range of topics are covered in the text, including Indian "Mound Builders" and sacrifices, topography, prehistoric remains, and other similar subjects.
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Native Americans 19th c Manuscript

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Nov 18, 2017
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0099: Native Americans 19th c Manuscript

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Lot 0099 Details

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Unpublished 19th century French manuscript on early America. Dr. E. Letersee. LES PREMIERS AMERICANS. N.p. 1875. 8vo. 64 pp. Stitched, leaves near front/rear detached, the whole with age-tone and a bit brittle with marginal chipping. *************************** An unrecorded manuscript in French, being an ethnographic and archaeological study of native Americans by the French naval doctor E. Letersee. Apparently this was a working copy as some overlays and corrections are found within. A range of topics are covered in the text, including Indian "Mound Builders" and sacrifices, topography, prehistoric remains, and other similar subjects.

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