Recollections of a Forest Life – George Copway – Objibway Nation 1850
Recollections Of A Forest Life: or, The Life And Travels Of Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh, or George Copway, Chief Of The Objibway Nation
Published by C. Gilpin, presumed 1st edition circa 1850 (ref. British Library).
Subtitled – ‘Many years Missionary in the North West; and projector of the Concentration of the Indian Tribes, for the promotion of their Improvement’.
Hardback – original cloth binding with blind stamped decoration to boards, gilt title to spine. 248pp plus 24pp publisher’s catalogue to rear. 7 x 4.5 inches approx.
Spine dulled and with some light wear and rubbing to covers; owner’s inscription to front paste-down; pages somewhat dusty and a little grubby throughout and with occasional foxing/spotting; page edges dusty and darkened.
Nonetheless, remains a nicely preserved copy of this uncommon book.