Lot 91 of 457:
The Child Captives, 1st Ed.  

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Title:
The Child Captives: A True Tale of Life Among the Indians of the West
Author:
Hosmer, Margaret Kerr
Place:
Philadelphia
Publisher:
Presbyterian Board of Publication
Date:
[1870]
Description:

[3]-230 pp. 5¾x3½", original brown blindstamped cloth, spine decorated and lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Rare little book describing an Indian captivity, with children being taken by Sioux Indians. This copy missing front flyleaf and frontispiece. Howes H663.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing, soiling, and some loss to covers; both hinges split, missing front flyleaf and frontispiece and back flyleaf, some soiling and toning to pages, previous owner's writing on front pastedown; overall good.
 
Item number:
305567a
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