Publication: Dr Robert B Pamplin Jr and Marilyn H Pamplin, 2003, Portland, Oregon
First edition. Oblong 8vo. Gift Inscription on the title page by Bonnie Kahn. Black cloth, titles stamped in gilt on the front cover and spine, , vii , 348 pp., double column, foreword, introduction, illustrated from photographs, color and black and white drawings, portraits, plates, about the authors, contributors, and the Pamplins, notes, bibliography, index to Plate References and Proper Names. There are over 300 photographs and color plates. In this scarce and important work reproducing the ledger created by Cheyenne and Arapaho Scouts while serving with the U.S. Cavalry in Indian Territory. The drawings in the Pamplin ledger, one of the few surviving extant examples, portrays combat with enemy tribes, personal coups, other adventures of the Native American warriors, usually on horseback, war shields, clothing, weapons, and horse gear all carefully drawn. Fine, bright, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 47448