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Apache Land


Other works by ROSS SANTEE

Publication: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947, New York

First edition. Author's inked presentation inscription along with a small inked drawing to Maxwell Perkin's secretary, Miss Wycoff. Also laid-in is an inked signed holograph letter with a drawing of a lone rider and a brief message "Dear Miss Wycoff / Will you be kind enough to tell me who the editor is now - we certainly have our teepee pitched in the wrong place this winter. / Sincerely / Ross Santee." 8vo. Pictorial cloth, vii (3), 216 pp., foreword, over 100 drawings by the author. Santee lived on the Apache Reservation, ran wild horses with them and made many close friends among them. The result is an intimate knowledge of and a deep affection for the Apache and his country. Fine, bright, tight copy in dust jacket with moderate wear to the upper one third of the spine panel, light wear to the spine ends and corners, a tiny closed tear to the top edge of the rear cover panel, and light wear to the rear fold crease.

Inventory Number: 45822