Item #22495 History of the Catholic Missions Among the Indian Tribes of the United States, 1529-1854. John Gilmary Shea.

History of the Catholic Missions Among the Indian Tribes of the United States, 1529-1854

New York: P.J. Kenedy, 1899.

Reprint (first published 1855). 514 pp, indexed, with publisher's catalogue tipped in at rear. A beautiful copy in original green cloth decorated in gilt and black. Slight wear to extremities, bookplate of the Catholic Library Association (Middlebury, VT) on front pastedown, else fine. Field 1382 (referring to the first edition): "A very large amount of information regarding the missions, and the Indians among whom they were established, is gathered in this volume. That it is undoubtedly authentic, will require no other voucher than the author?s name."

Item #22495

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