Catalog Record: Manuscrit pictographique américain, précédé d'une notice sur l'idéographie des Peaux-Rouges | HathiTrust Digital Library

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Manuscrit pictographique américain,
précédé d'une notice sur l'idéographie des Peaux-Rouges,
par l'abbé Em. Domenech. Ouvrage publié sous les auspices de m. le ministre d'état et de la maison de l'empereur.

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Main Author: Domenech, Emmanuel, 1825 or 6-1886.
Language(s): French
Published: Paris, Gide, 1860.
Subjects: Livre des sauvages.
Indians of North America > Indians of North America / Languages > Indians of North America / Languages / Writing.
Picture-writing, Indian.
Note: Reproduction of a manuscript (no. 8022) preserved in the Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal at Paris and designated by the title "Livre des sauvages". The publication of this manuscript, claimed by its editor to be a specimen of the picture-writing of the American Indians, called forth numerous articles and pamphlets, attacking its authenticity. Among these are Julius Petzholdt's "Das buch der wilden" im lichte französischer civilisation, Dresden, 1861, and J. P. Meissner's Wahre erklärung des "Buches der wilden", Leipzig, 1862.
Plates printed on both sides and numbered 1-228.
Physical Description: viii, 119 p. 114 pl. 25 cm.
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