History of the Catholic Missions among the Indian Tribes of the United States, 1529-1854
by Shea, John G.
P.J. Kenedy. Hardcover. New York, 1854. 8vo, pubilsher's illustrated cloth, 514 pp. First edition. A bright copy of the first edition, very good plus with some light shelfwear and tanning. Shea's second book. "Beginning in 1852 with the publication of Discovery and Exploration of the Mississippi Valley and continuing with History of the Catholic Missions among the Indian Tribes of the United States, 1529-1854 (1855), Shea attracted attention as an important historian outside of Catholic circles. He was offered membership in many regional historical societies, including societies in Wisconsin, Iowa, Massachusetts, and Maryland." - ANB Howes S-361 . Very Good. 1854. First Edition. (Inventory #: 16682)
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