BROWN, Richmond. Op reis naar het onbekende. Ontdekkingstocht van een vrouw naar de onbekende Indianen-stammen van Centraal-Amerika. Vertaald door M.P.C. de Gruyter. Amsterdam, J.M. Meulenhoff, (1925). Original pictorial cloth. With photographic plates. 331 pp. Dutch edition of: Unknown tribes and uncharted seas. London 1924. - A Caribbean journey. 'Lady Brown's enthusiasm and curiosity, and what might just have been another flimsy feminine travel account became a carefully researched and much-respected ethnographical study' (Robinson, Wayward women, p.130). [Boeknr.: 27828 ]

€ 45,00

HEYERDAHL, Thor. American Indians in the Pacific. The theory behind the Kon-Tiki expedition. Chicago, Rand McNally & Comp., (1953). 4to. Modern cloth. With 11 maps and 90 plates. XV,821 pp. Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002), Norwegian ethnologist, zoologist, geographer and scientific explorer, proved his theories, which were met with resistance and criticism in 1947 on his celebrated 'Kon-Tike' expedition. 'The question to be dealt with in the present work is that of the complex origins of the Polynesian people, the easternmost islanders of the Pacific' (Introduction). [Boeknr.: 18536 ]

€ 95,00

LAVEILLE, E. Le P. de Smet. Apotre des Peaux-rouges (1801-1873). Introduction par Godefroid Kurth. 4me édition. Louvain, Éditions du Museum Lessianum, 1928. Wrappers. With folding map. XIV,480 pp. Pieter Jan de Smet (1801-1873) was a Belgian Jesuit missionary to North America. [Boeknr.: 24988 ]

€ 30,00

MOORE, William V. Indian wars of the United States, from the discovery to the present time, with accounts of the origin, manners, superstitions, etc. of the aborigines. Philadelphia, J.B. Smith & Co, (ca. 1850).Original embossed cloth gilt (faded; hinges damaged). With hand-coloured frontispiece and title-page, 6 hand-coloured wood-engravings, 84 wood-engravings and several letter-illuminations. 328 pp. First published in Philadelphia in 1840. - John Frost is the real name of the author. 'This is the first work of its prolific author, if such a term can be applied to a notorious pilferer' (Sabin 26039). - (Foxed; last leaf rep.). [Boeknr.: 11158 ]

€ 175,00

WATERMAN, K.J., J. JACOBS, Ch.T. GEHRING. (Red.). Indianenverhalen. De vroegste beschrijvingen van Indianen langs de Hudsonrivier (1609-1680). Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2009. Wrappers. With illustrations. 206 pp. [Boeknr.: 31073 ]

€ 25,00

(WILSON), Thomas. The knowledge and practice of christianity made easy to the meanest capacities: or, an essay towards an instruction for the Indians .. In twenty dialogues. 19th edition. London, F.C. and J. Rivington, 1811.Sm.8vo. Contemporary calf (hinges weak). (8),XXIV,280 pp. First edition was published in London in 1740. - Wilson was bishop of Sodor and Man, a diocese of the Church of England. This instruction manual for American missionaries was frequently reprinted during the years 1740-1848, meant "for propagating the Gospel amongst Indians and Negroes," During a visit of London in 1735 he met James Edward Oglethorpe, British soldier, Member of Parliament and founder of the Colony of Georgia. It was the beginning of Wilson's interest in foreign mission.Sabin 104690. [Boeknr.: 25294 ]

€ 95,00

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