Lot 192 of 522:
Inscribed to E.A. Brininstool by Old Wolf  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Coyote Stories
Author:
Mourning Dove (Humishuma)
Place:
Caldwell, ID
Publisher:
The Caxton Printers
Date:
1933
Description:

Edited & Illustrated by Heister Dean Guie; Notes by L.V. McWhorter (Old Wolf); Foreword by Chief Standing Bear. 228 pp. Photo portrait frontispiece; several full-page illustrations. Yellow pebbled cloth, stamped and lettered in brown. 

Signed by Hemene Ka-Wan / "Old Wolf" / L.V. McWhorter, with the inscription "To EA. Brininstool, Debunker of Fallacious 'History.' November 7, 1933." 

Brininstool was a cowboy poet, but was not a working cowboy. He lived most his life in Los Angeles, rubbed elbows with Will Rogers and Charles Russell, who met regularly as part of a western artists group at the University Club in LA. He is best known for Trail Dust of a Maverick (1914) and Bozeman Trail (1922). Brininstool was a prolific author on the subject of Indian Wars, especially on Little Big Horn.
 
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Condition:
A few chips to jacket spine including one affecting title, small chips at corners; a few foxing spots; near fine in very good jacket.
 
Item number:
306185
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