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Buffalo Bone Days. A Short History Of The Buffalo Bone Trade.  M. I. Mccreight [Tchanta Tanka]

Buffalo Bone Days. A Short History Of The Buffalo Bone Trade.

M. I. Mccreight [Tchanta Tanka]

Publication: A S Williams, Printer, 1846, Detroit

First edition. 12mo. Printed light blue wrappers, 40 pp., illustrated, plates. A nice buffalo item that provides an in-depth analysis of the buffalo bone trade throughout the entire range of the buffalo. It is the story of a forty million dollar business from two million tons of bones. The author was a bone buyer and shipper. Much on the impact of the Union Pacific Railroad towards the extermination of the buffalo. Light corner crease to top of front cover else a near fine copy housed in a clamshell case with titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine. Rare.

Inventory Number: 39338

$2,000.00