Lot 179 of 455:
Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture at the Massacre of the Inmates of Parker's Fort; of her Quarter Century Spent Among the Comanches, as the Wife of the War Chief, Peta Nocona; and of her Recapture at the Battle of Pease River, by Captain L.S. Ross, of the Texas Rangers
Author:
DeShields, James T.
Place:
St. Louis
Publisher:
Printed for the Author
Date:
1886
Description:

80 pp. With 4 plates. 7x5", original cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. First Edition.

DeShield's first book, important Indian captivity narrative. Graff 1064; Howes D278; Rader 1126; Raines p.67.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Slight rubbing to extremities, covers scuffed, head and tail of spine frayed; front hinge split, pencil markings to front endpaper, pages toned; overall very good.
 
Item number:
302930
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