Trumbull's Indian Wars 1846 Dearborn woodcut frontis pictorial gilt book scarceBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Trumbull's classic "History of the Indian Wars", in which lurid narrative describes native Americans battle interactions with colonists and European settlers.
History of the Indian Wars, Engagements with the Indians in new England 1620-1679. Also every important engagement with the Indians in the southern and Western States and Territories to the present time... by Henry Trumbull.
A New Edition, with an entire new Arrangement, essential corrections and large additions.
Published 1846, Boston, by Phillips and Sampson.
320 pages. Folding oblong frontis wood engraving by Trumbull with original hand color, three other woodcut plates (w/ orig. h.c.).
Period publishers cloth decoratively blind stamped, gilt pictorial spine of Indian beneath rays of light encircling the title.
Binding remains overall clean and visually attractive. Spine gilt bright and legible, covers clean. Text block square but with spotting and staining in places. Frontis folding plate with old paper tape repairs, inexpertly re-joined in the past, but dried tape appears readily removable for proper repair if desired.
Book measures: 9" H X 5 3/4" W.