Title Creation Myths of Primitive America in Relation to The Religious History and Mental Development of Mankind
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Boston Little, Brown 1898
Seller ID 002796
Boston: Little, Brown, 1898. Curtin (1835-1906) wrote several notable books on folklore such as this; an autodidact with facility in many languages, he translated several works by Henrk Sienkiewicz, including the phenomenally successful "Quo Vadis." This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition. Uncommon to scarce. Maroon ribbed cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Clean text; xxxix, 532 pages, with four pages of adverts in the rear for Curtin's other works. Top edge is gilt, others rough-cut. A solid copy, and of interest today. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition.