First edition. Thick 8vo. Decorated, blind stamped full leather, gold stamping on front cover and spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, xxii, 713 pp., frontis. [portrait], introduction, illustrated, plates, portraits. This book is one of five considered to be the five standard books on the Black Hills and the Dakotahs. Both Six Guns 2180 and Herd 2232 say "Scarce." Much on the first invasion of the Black Hills, Custer, Indians, gold, development of military forts, General Crook in the Black Hills, the Yellowstone Expedition, outlaws and lawmen, cattle ranching, mining, Deadwood, General Miles and the disarmament of the hostiles, and much, much more. Fine, tight, bright copy of an important book. Housed in a cloth slipcase. An exceptional copy. SIX GUNS 2180. HERD 2232. JENNEWEIN 124. HOWES T15. GRAFF 4061.
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