Philadelphia: H.C. Watts & Co. 1882. FIRST EDITION. Publisher’s green cloth, gilt design on front, a bit frayed at corners; interior very good. Item #12036
First edition of this study of the gods and religious myths of Native American and South American people. Included are chapters on the hero-gods of the Algonkins and Iroquois, the Aztec tribes, the Mayas, and a discussion of the extension and influence of these myths.