Jeremiah Curtin Edited Joseph Schafer
Title Memoirs Of Jeremiah Curtin Original Hardcover
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First American Edition
Publisher U. S. A. State Historical Society Of Wisconsin 1940
Seller ID 6614
Very Good+ Blue Hardcover 925 pp. B/W Photos Frontis Portrait This Great late Nineteenth Century American Collector of Irish Gaelic Myths traveled to post potato Famine Ireland to collect in Gaelic and write vividly and did the same journey to the Seneca Iroquois as well as the Mayan and Native west coast native peoples. His views of politics and cultures is like a time machine.Visits Russia, Poland, Italy translating. His linguistic achievements and his collecting are startling as is his 19th Century racism but it is a utterly remarkable widow into a American mind that was a mythic in its thought as the Mayans he visits. Great painter of pictures with his words that he travels to Guatemala seventeen miles from a train just to collect myths. Very good shape NOT a library. NO underlines. Tight binding Clean spine. a lot of foxing on a few pages but far better than usual. Bright tight and clean. See our photos Three Geese In Flight Celtic and Native American Myths since 1977 First Edition.