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    Three Treatises on Civilization and the Early Inhabitants of America. Lot includes: a 21-page handwritten report titled The Aborigines of America, a 24-page typed treatise titled Something of the Aboriginal Inhabitants of Columbia County, and a 10-page handwritten thesis titled Civilization not Barbarism: The Original and Natural State of Man. Compiled and written by C.O. Johnson of Allegheny College, circa 1860, these reports cover every aspect of the "aboriginal culture" of America, from its probable arrival in North America via the Siberian land bridge to the languages, customs, and social structures of native populations. The two handwritten essays are in generally fine condition (one page is heavily soiled, others are chipped and torn at edges); the typed treatise is heavily age toned and fragile.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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