VG. clean and tight/VG-with light tanning to dj edges. Black cloth/boards with silver lettering. Off-white dj with cover illus. and black lettering. Mylar cover. 266 pp. with bw frontis and 10 bw illustrations/maps. Includes the text of two manuscripts responding to General Lewis Cass's inquiries about Lenape culture and language. The history of the westward odyssey of the Delaware, forced from their homes in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey by White incursions on their lands. Weslager outlines the political and social circumstances surrounding the 200-year "migration" and the misunderstanding, deceit, and heartbreak that characterized much of later Indian relations with the US government. Also includes valuable insight into the Lenape culture.
GOOD. JACKET: TORN DJ. 6.5 X 9. Dj is torn at corners and spine edges, tanned spine, rubbed cover, and lightly tanned cover. Book has good binding, clean body and unmarked text. Light shelf/edge wear, fading spine, and lightly fading cover. _PAB_
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