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"Remarks concerning the Savages of North America". In The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military and Literary Journal

by Franklin, Benjamin

First Edition

Price: $800.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA

  • Seller Inventory #: 009899
  • Format: Paperback
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Illustrator: Illustrated
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: J. Bew
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1784

London: J. Bew, 1784. June, 1784 issue, sewn wrappers, paper covering spine. 80 pp. Illustrated with a view of the Lake of Geneva and a view of the City of Berne, Switzerland. "Remarks concerning the Savages of North America" by Benjamin Franklin, two and a half pp., double-column format. Wonderful discussion and comparison of Native American civilities toward strangers with that of the European settlers. Parable of missionary sermonizing on the origins of Christianity and the Native Americans telling their own creation stories. Fine.. First Edition. Sewn Wrappers. Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Periodical.