New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1876.
20 pp. 8vo. Original printed self-wrappers. Stained in upper portion of first six leaves. Light vertical crease. Good. In a half morocco and cloth folding case, spine gilt. OCLC 43112533. Item #252102
Scarce prospectus for Bancroft's five-volume history of the natives of the Americas, including a synopsis of each volume and schedule of prices. Includes several "recommendations" from literary luminaries, including Longfellow, Whittier, Lowell, Asa Gray, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Nordhoff, and others. OCLC locates four copies - at Cornell, the Boston Athenaeum, Harvard, and the American Philosophical Society.