Lot 66 of 446:
With 80 sepiatone photogravures   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$570
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Title:
The Vanishing Race: The Last Great Indian Council...

Author:
Dixon, Joseph K.

Place:
Garden City

Publisher:
Doubleday

Date:
1913

Description:

xviii, 222 pp. Illustrated with 80 sepia photogravure plates after photographs by Rodman Wanamaker. (Large 8vo) original brown cloth decorated in gilt, black and white, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition.

 "A record of the last great Indian Council, participated in by eminent Indian chiefs from nearly every Indian reservation in the United States, together with the story of their lives as told by themselves, their speeches, folklore tales and their solemn farewell." Some of the stories told by individuals are high literature, e.g., Chief Two Moons telling of Custer's fall: “It was a September day. The hoarfrost had written the alphabet of the coming winter — there was a promise of snow." Previous owner's bookplate.


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Condition:
Light bumps at spine ends and corners; near fine.


 
Item number:
312769
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