Lot 222 of 455:
Signed by G. Bird Grinnell  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$330
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Fighting Cheyenne
Author:
Grinnell, George Bird
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons
Date:
1915
Description:

[2], ix, 431 pp. With 11 maps in text. (8vo) yellow buckram lettered in black and gilt, black and white emblem on cover. First Edition.

Signed with the inscription "To Chas. B. Reynolds my friend and helper for many a long year. With cordial regards from W. Bird Grinnell Oct. 29, 1915". Sportsman, conservationist and anthropologist, George Bird Grinnell edited Forest and Stream magazine and co-edited American Big-Game Hunting with Theodore Roosevelt. A Yale-educated native New Yorker, Grinnell went west as a naturalist with Custer prior to the Little Big Horn and became a specialist on buffalo and the Plains tribes. He was a founding member of The Audubon Society.

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Condition:
Spine mildly sunned, light rubbing to edges; hinges cracked, toning around edges; very good.
 
Item number:
302799
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