Lot 78 of 576:
Chief Standinmg Bear - Inscribed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$228
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Title:
My People the Sioux - Inscribed

Author:
Chief Standing Bear

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company

Date:
[1928]

Description:

Introduction by William S. Hart.  Illustrated from photographs. (8vo) decorative tan cloth with pictorial dust jacket. First Edition.

Inscribed by Chief Standing Bear on front free endpaper: "To Cornelius Jameson [?] from Chief Standing Bear." Beneath the inscription is a penciled passage stating that the book was obtained at the "Friendly Circle" pic-nic at South Pasadena at which Chief Standing Bear gave a talk and sang some Indian songs, 6/21 - 1930. Laid in the front of the book is some ephemera related to the author.  


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Moderate wear and rubbing to jacket, some creases and chips at edges, a piece of the jacket at very head of spine is missing; slight wear to cloth, browning at endpapers, browning on pages 62-63 where it seems a piece of paper was once laid in; very good or better.


 
Item number:
269296
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