Original binding with leather spine and corners over marbled paper covered boards. One-sixteenth inch neatly chipped from top and bottom of spine. Very slight water stain along top edge and leading edge of front board not very noticeable. Light narrow dampstain along top and front edges of some pages. Otherwise a tight, clean, and handsome copy. No mispaginations, but three plates listed are missing and three others not listed are present. No writing, bookplate, etc. Not ex-library. The nicest copy we have had of this scarce book. Digital images sent on request. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Sketches of Frontier and Indian Life on the ...
Publication Date: 1889
Binding: Half Leather Marbled Paper Bds
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Book Description Pottstown PA: The Author, 1889. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Joseph H. Taylor. Sketches of Frontier and Indian Life on the Upper Missouri and Great Plains. Pottstown PA: The Author, 1889, 1st. edition, 200 pp. *** A first edition of this desirable work on the early West. Printed with errors in pagination and listings for illustrations. Frontis. half-tone portrait from photo of Indian Chief Son of the Star. Eight (8) other half-tone plates, mostly portraits from old photos. Also five (5) full page woodcuts and six (6) woodcuts in text along with a few tailpieces. Howes T68. *** This book comes with a clear mylar protective cover. *** Rebound in 3/4 dark brown leather yellow marbled paper boards, gilt lettering on spine. The contents are complete as issued, generally clean with some pages having light stains from plant pressings. *** 8 inches tall by 5.5 inches. Bookseller Inventory # 1211