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

Priest, Josiah.

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Albany: Hoffman and White, 1833. A large folding frontispiece showing Indian artifacts, a folding map showing locations of ancient peoples, an engraved plate + 400 pages of text. Octavo, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Contemporary calf; leather label; covers rubbed, hinges starting; library bookplate and number stamped in margin of title page. (Item ID: 2564)


"Second Edition, Revised." Priest was uneducated and a harness maker by trade, which probably accounts for some of his outlandish theories. Howes 592.



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