Memoirs Of Jeremiah Curtin Original Hardcover

By: Jeremiah Curtin Edited Joseph Schafer

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Book Condition: Very Good


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.

Title: Memoirs Of Jeremiah Curtin Original Hardcover

Author Name: Jeremiah Curtin Edited Joseph Schafer

Categories: Iroquois Longhouse Mohawk / Oneida / Onondaga / Cayuga / Tuscarora / Seneca and Cherokee, North American Folklore and Supernatural, General /Poetry/Music/Food/Travel/Art/Theatre/Fiction, Maya/Pueblo/Inca, Irish,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: U. S. A., State Historical Society Of Wisconsin: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 6614

Keywords: irish potato famine irish folklore seneca folklore iroquois linguist polish linguist russian travel writing guatemal polish author russian travel maya nineteenth century america wisconsin writers,