Ish-Noo-Ju-Lut-Sche; or, The Eagle of the Mohawks. A Tale of the Seventeenth Century. John Lewis Edward Whitridge Shecut.

Ish-Noo-Ju-Lut-Sche; or, The Eagle of the Mohawks. A Tale of the Seventeenth Century.

New-York: P. Price, 1841. First edition. 2 vols, 12mo, original blind- and gilt-stamped black cloth, [1]-234; [i]-vi, [5]-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.

Price: $150.00