BRINTON, Daniel G., M.D.

American hero myths. A study in the native religions of the western continent.   Philadelphia: H.C. Watts & Co., 1882

8vo. 252 pp. Publisher's green cloth, gilt design on front, a bit frayed at corners; interior very good. $225.00

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.

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