Lot 204 of 627:
Patterson, Autobiography Of Black Hawk, 1882  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$192
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Autobiography Of Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak, Or Black Hawk, Embracing the Traditions of His Nation...and his account of the cause and general history the Black Hawk War of 1832, his surrender, and travels through the United States. Dictated by Himself.

Author:
Patterson, J.B.

Place:
Oquawka, Illinois

Publisher:
[Press of Continental Printing Co., St. Louis]

Date:
1882

Description:

208 pp. With 3 lithographed plates including the frontispiece. (8vo), original gilt-lettered cloth, marbled endpapers.

Presentation copy from Patterson to Illinois Secretary of State, H.D. Dement, with inscription at author portrait and facing page. Enlarged reprint of 1833 edition. Howes P120.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing to spine and extremities, corners worn, spine with cloth peeling a bit at head and a few other areas of perished cloth on spine; hinges cracked, toning to interior; very good.


 
Item number:
281402
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