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Short Biography of John Leith with a Brief Account of His Life


Publication Date: 1883
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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BUTTERFIELD, C. W. A Short Biography of John Leith with a Brief Account of His Life Among the Indians. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., 1883. 90, 8pp. plus nineteen extra-illustrations (eighteen woodcuts, one steel engraving). Orig. cloth, T.e.g. Near fine. HOWES J-86. One of 143 numbered copies, initialed by the publisher. Second edition, after the extremely rare Lancaster, 1831 first edition. "Captured by the Delaware Indians in Ohio in 1772, during Dunmore's war, Leeth [sic] remained in captivity until 1790" - Howes. Originally written by Ewel Jeffries, here reissued with notes by C.W. Butterfield. Bookseller Inventory # 73340

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Title: Short Biography of John Leith with a Brief ...

Publication Date: 1883

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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