Lot 171 of 517:
Sketches of Frontier and Indian Life 1889  

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

Title:
Sketches of Frontier and Indian Life

Author:
Taylor, Joseph H.

Place:
Pottstown, PA

Publisher:
Joseph H. Taylor

Date:
1889

Description:

[8], [7]-200 pp. Half-tone frontispiece portrait, illustrated with half-tone plates and woodcuts within the text. (8vo) 19.6x13.5 cm (7¾x5¼"), original quarter maroon leather-backed marbled boards. First Edition. 

"Embracing the Author's personal recollections of noted frontier characters, and some observations of wild Indian life during a twenty-five years' residence in the two Dakotas and other territories, between the years 1864 and 1889". - from the title page.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing and light chipping at spine ends, bumps and wear at edges and corners, crease to front board; a few small stains with mild toning to edges; very good.


 
Item number:
298921
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