4to., (9 ½ x 6 inches). (Browned and spotted throughout). Original publisher’s cloth-backed drab paper boards, printed paper label on the spine, unopened and untrimmed (generally a bit worn).
First edition. “A valuable compilation, judiciously executed, containing many important documents” (North American Review XXIV. 346). AN UNSOPHISTICATED FIRST EDITION COPY of this compilation of abstracts of all the treaties made between the United States and Native American tribes. “There is a vast mass of historical data, the names and numbers of the tribes, the names of the chiefs, and their significations, and on page 485 is George Guess’ (Sequoiyah’s) alphabet of syllables of the Cherokee language” (Field 754). Sabin 34481.