True Narrative of the Five Years' Suffering & Perilous Adventures

BARBER, Miss [Mary].

Publication Date: 1873
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BARBER, Miss [Mary]. The True Narrative of the Five Years' Suffering & Perilous Adventures, by Miss Barber, Wife of "Squatting Bear," a Celebrated Sioux Chief. Phila.: Barclay & Co., [1873]. 1st ed. [19-94,97- 108pp. Illus. Orig. pictorial wrappers. Custom cloth folding case, red morocco label on front. Minor chipping to wrappers, else a very good unopened copy. HOWES B-116. Ayer Supplement 126: Paullin 1354. The title page: "Miss Barber, a native of Massachusetts, in her religious enthusiasm, resolved to go among the Indians as a missionary, and with that purpose in view married Squatting Bear, at Washington, D.C. After five years of suffering and stirring adventures, this beautiful young lady has just returned home and her narrative is one of deep and entrancing interest. A valuable feature of this work is the Indian Receipts, given by Miss Barber, for the cure of various diseases. They are very efficacious.". Bookseller Inventory #

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Publication Date: 1873

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Barber, Miss [Mary]
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Book Description Barclay & Co., Philadelphia, 1873. Softcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. Original green pictorial wrappers housed in a custom, green cloth portfolio with a red morocco label on front. Wrappers have moderate soiling and minor chipping at corners and on spine. String bound, binding is tight. Leaves are uncut and numbered 19-94, 97-108. Illustrated with nine b&w engravings. From the title page: "Miss Barber, a native of Massachusetts, in her religious enthusiasm, resolved to go among the Indians as a missionary, and with that purpose in view married Squatting Bear, at Washington, D. C. After five years of suffering and stirring adventures, this beautiful young lady has just returned East and her narrative is one of deep and entrancing interest. A valuable feature of this work is the Indian Receipts, given by Miss Barber, for the cure of various diseases. They are very efficacious." Howes denotes this work to be "probably as spurious as are the medical remedies contained." Howes B-116. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 013842

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