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    DELAFIELD, JOHN JR. An Inquiry into the Origin of the Antiquities of America. With an Appendix, Containing Notes, and "A View of the Causes of the Superiority of the Men of the Northern Over Those of the Southern Hemisphere." By James Lakey, M.D. N.Y., London & Paris: 1839.  1st ed. Large 4to. 142 pp. 11 plates (one folding), some in color. 10 lithographed plates, five in color. Orig. cloth, new endpapers. Complete with the 18 foot lithographed folding frontis. (on tissue) often lacking. $1,250.00


    Howes D 226. Sabin 19333. Field Catalogue 509. Comparative mythology and anthropology analysing American and Asiatic dialects and anatomical features. The frontispiece on tissue is 18 feet long and represents a remarkable achievement at any time, but especially in early Cincinnati.


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