New-York: P. Price, 1841. First edition. 2 vols, 12mo, original blind- and gilt-stamped black cloth, -234; [i]-vi, -284 pages. Corners rubbed, head and foot of each spine rubbed, some cracking of the cloth along the joints; some foxing throughout; a good, sound copy. Item #19661
A posthumously-published novel from the South Carolina physician and man of letters (who also enjoyed giving electrical shocks to unsuspecting youngsters who wandered within reach of his galvanic medical batteries), this a historical novel of a Christianized Mohawk. Ink ownership signature to the front free endpaper of vol. 1. Wright I, 2377; Sabin 80067.