Publication: Privately printed, 1907, New Orleans
First edition. 8vo. Signed by the author. Two-tone quarter cloth and boards, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, decorated front and rear endpapers, , 170 pp., frontispiece (portrait), introduction, illustrated, portraits, maps, afterword, index. Recounts twelve significant battles that took place in the West from 1854 to 1890, as well as the consequences of their outcomes. Filled with harrowing stories of sacrifice and misdeeds, some of which are well documented in the annals of history and others that are less well known. Leonard Peltier in a dust jacket promotional blurb says, "Michael Blake's book brings clarity to some of the most heinous atrocities perpetrated against our people. It documents the actual events and answers many questions previously unavailable to the American public." "Every American should read this book." As new, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 38525