Lot 147 of 438:
A Century of Dishonor 1st ed.  

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Title:
A Century of Dishonor: A Sketch of the United States Government's Dealings with Some of the Indian Tribes

Author:
[Jackson, Helen Hunt]

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
1881

Description:

x, 457, [1] + 6 ad pp. (8vo), brown cloth stamped in gilt. First Edition.

A classic in the study of oppression of American Indian tribes, including chapters on The Delawares, Cherokees, Nez Perces, Sioux, Poncas, Winnebagoes, and the Cheyennes.

Includes passages on the Sand Creek Massacre, extracts from the Report of the Commission sent to meet the Sioux Chief Sitting Bull, woodcutting by Indians in Dakota, and the Walla Walla Massacre.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear to cloth with some rubbing to extremities; some foxing at front and rear, early ownership signature on title page; very good.


 
Item number:
295266
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