Americana, Quakers. Some Account of the Conduct of the Relig...





Americana, Quakers. Some Account of the Conduct of the Religious Society of Friends Towards the Indian Tribes in the Settlement of the Colonies of East and West Jersey and Pennsylvania: with a Brief Narrative of their Labours for the Civilization and Christian Instruction of the Indians, from the time of their settlement in America, to the year 1843. Published by the Aborigines' Committee of The Meeting for Sufferings, first edition, London: Edward Marsh, 1844, pp: [iv], x, 11-247, most gatherings unopened, map frontispiece (Aboriginal America, East of the Mississippi) and folding map (A Map of North America, denoting the boundaries of the Yearly Meeting of Friends and the locations of the various Indian Tribes), lithographed by H. Clark after James Bowden, hand-coloured &/or delineated in watercolour, the folding map crudely repaired, original publisher's brown cloth, slight wear, chipped spine, 8vo   

Provenance: 1) John Alderson, contemporary ink MS ownership inscription to ffep; presumably a member of the well-established Quaker family. 2) William H. Joad, 1919, dated ink stamp to same leaf.

Auction Date: 6th Feb 2024 at 10am

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