Item #7167 LES MÉDAILLES DÉCERNÉES AUX INDIENS. ÉTUDE HISTORIQUE ET NUMISMATIQUE DES COLONISATIONS EUROPÉENNES EN AMÉRIQUE. Victor Morin.
LES MÉDAILLES DÉCERNÉES AUX INDIENS. ÉTUDE HISTORIQUE ET NUMISMATIQUE DES COLONISATIONS EUROPÉENNES EN AMÉRIQUE.

LES MÉDAILLES DÉCERNÉES AUX INDIENS. ÉTUDE HISTORIQUE ET NUMISMATIQUE DES COLONISATIONS EUROPÉENNES EN AMÉRIQUE.

Ottawa: Tirage Spécial de l’Auteur, The Mortimer Co., 1916. 8vo, later plain gray cloth; hand-numbered spine label. Oval frontispiece portrait of the author; 86 pages; 31 plates depicting 48 figures, nearly all medals. Ex-library copy with deaccession stamps. Very good. Item #7167

The first appearance in book form of this scarce and important work. No. 112 of 200 copies printed. The first four chapters cover medals issued by France, Great Britain, Spain and America. The fifth chapter concerns Médailles semi-indiennes and the final chapter, Observations générales, includes presentation ceremonies, wampum collars, rarity and value, replicas, etc. The work concludes with a lengthy bibliography. Morin’s outstanding collection of Indian Chief medals, the basis of this work, was acquired privately by J. Douglas Ferguson. Bowman 16. Clain-Stefanelli 14454. CNB page 656. Ex Syd Martin Library.

Price: $130.00

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