Classic speculative work on the origin of Native Americans , illustrated with 2 folding plates.
- Priest, Josiah. American Antiquities and Discoveries in the West: Being an Exhibition of the Evidence That an Ancient Population of Partially Civilized Nations, Differing Entirely from Those of the Present Indians, Peopled America Many Centuries Before Its Discovery by Columbus, and Inquiries into Their Origin, with a Copious Description of Many of Their Stupendous Works, Now in Ruins : with Conjectures Concerning What May Have Become of Them. Albany: Printed by Hoffman & White, 1834.
modern half leather over marble boards, by Starr Bookworks. Foxing and staining to text and plates, I frontispiece lacking upper portion, see image; map of the Ohio river region has professional restoration (hole at center replaced); new endpapers. 400 pages. Sold With All Faults.