Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott & Co. and Trubner & Co., 1856. Hardcover. 12mo (7.1 in, 2.8 cm). xxiv, 13-343 [3 blanks] pp.
Second edition: New title of Algic Researches... Inquiries Respecting the Mental Characteristics of North American Indians of 1839 with omissions and additions. "In these legends and myths, we perceive the interior man, and are made cognizant of the secret workings of his mind, and heart, and soul." - preface.
Howes S180. Sabin 77861. Publisher's brown ribbed cloth with covers decorated in blind, spine ruled in blind with gilt lettering. Top edge brown. Pale yellow endpapers. Spine ends creased with short tears, covers lightly soiled, corners lightly rubbed, four consecutive leaves lacking lower tip not affecting text, pages over-opened at p.84, small fore-edge stain dissipates over five leaves, bookmark offset dissipates over four leaves, pages intermittently and lightly age toned. Very good+. Item #1091