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Belden The White Chief

Or Twelve Years Among the Wild Indians of the Plains

From The Diaries and Manuscripts

of George P Belden

By George P Belden and James S Brisbin (Editor)

1870 - Cincinnati and New York - C F Vent

9" by 6"; iv, 513pp


 

DETAILS

An interesting study on the Native Americans of the plains.

Written from George P Belden's manuscripts and diaries as he lived with the 'Plains Indians'. This work discusses the culture, experiences, conduct, hierarchy, animals and general day to day life of the Native Americans. 

This work was written when there was a lot of interest in the lives of the indigenous people.

Illustrated throughout.

Edited by James Sanks Brisbin, an American educator, lawyer and soldier.

CONDITION

In a full cloth binding with gilt stamping to the spine and boards. Externally, generally smart with small patches of staining to the rear board. Some minor rubbing to the boards and extremities. Prior owner's signature to the recto of front endpaper, 'To John A Campbell from his Brother January 9th 1871'. Campbell's signature is to the title page and the signature of H J Godwin is to the recto of front endpaper. Bibliographical information of this text tipped in to recto of front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to edges and generally clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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