LIGHTS AND SHADES OF MISSIONARY LIFE: Containing Travel, Sketches, Incidents...During Nine Years Spent In The Region Of Lake Superior, New Edition With Important Supplementary Matter Brought Down To Date

Walden & Stowe: Cincinnati, 1883. Hardcover. Good. Item #21-2228

Frontis, 3 plates, 7.5 x 5", blindstamped dark red cloth, gilt spine lettering, 467pp. Covers fair, bookplate, ink and pencil inscriptions, bookdealer stamp, front inner hinge cracked and cover loose, pressed flowers, light soiling and toning else good. Some of the Michigan locations: Sault Ste. Marie, Keweenaw, Eagle River, Copper Harbor, Naomikong. Also, much on the native population: "The Ojibwas-Slaughter of the Nodaway...Return to Naomikong-Waishkee Bay...No-KoMis War Dance...Impediments to the evangelicalization of the Indians plus a chapter on "Indian Characteristics". NUC calls for 3 plates, the bonus plate is "Cliff Mine, Lake Superior". The 1862 edition had thirty-one chapters, this one has thirty-two. In this new final chapter he talks about the religious missions, Father Baraga. First published in 1857.

Price: $95.00

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