Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader Describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians; with
by Long, John
The Arthur H. Clark Company,
329pp, [iv advts], folding map. Spine faded, scratch on front board, internally clean and very good. The observations of a commercial man, Long engaged in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company in 1768, and journeyed as a fur trader among the Indians of Canada for nineteen years. He traveled widely throughout the Great Lakes area as far west and south as Prairie du Chien in present day Wisconsin. He provides accounts of Indian war parties in which he was an enthusiastic participant as well as graphic descriptions of ceremonies, dances, rhetoric, games and ethics. His important book originally appeared in 1791, this edition was edited with annotations by Ruben Gold Thwaites, an early publication by the Arthur H. Clark Company. Howes L443, Clark and Brunet 282.
Book Id: 26551