First edition. 8vo. Decorated cloth, red top edges, xvi, 446 pp., foreword, maps, illustrated, bibliography, list of abbreviations used in footnotes, index. The author has re-examined George Bird Grinnell's great work The Fighting Cheyennes, and searched historical records unavailable to or not used by Grinnell to verify or correct his conclusions. The result is this accurate, highly interesting account of the Cheyennes' life on the Great Plains, their system of government and religion, and their relation to the fur and hide trade during their last years of freedom. Fine in dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and corners.
Inventory Number: 44645