1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher

This is volume 1 of a 4 volume set, copyright 1905... the book "Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smit, SJ, 1801-1873 written by Hiram Martin Chittenden and Alfred Talbot Richardson using Father De Smets' original unpublished manuscript "Journals and Letter Books" and from Father De Smet's printed works with historical, geographical, ethnological and other notes including the life of Father De Smet...title page states there are maps and illustrations, there are a few illustrations in this volume but no maps which may be in another volume...all volumes have the same title page, the only difference is the volume number...title page reads in part that book contains "Missionary labors and adventure among the wild tribes of the North American Indians, embracing minute description of their manners, customs, games, mades of warfare and torture, legends, tradition,etc...all from personal observations made during many thousand miles of travel, with sketches of the country from St Louis to Paget sound and Altrabasca...published by Francis P Harper....I have included photos of the table of contents.....

hard back cover displays wear, corner bumps, soiling, top and bottom of spine are frayed, worn, spine is soft with space between exterior cover and pages, all pages are attached...interior front and interior back boards have cracks along spine(last photo of back board)...book is complete, contains 402 pages...interior pages having some light age toning, there are pages that have not been cut at the
page ends (see last photo) some are still attached to another page by the very edge ends, some at the tops, some on the side, some at top and side(see last photo as an example).....a few pages having tiny tears at edge end, I did not note any creasing....book measures 9 1/2" X 6 1/2"...great book you will enjoy reading...

please check out the other volumes of this set I now have listed in my shop...

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1905 Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, Volume 1, by Chittenden and Richardson, Harper Publisher

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