New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1923.
First Edition. Hardcover.
First Edition. Illustrated with pictures by Frederic Remington (1861-1909).
Hamlin Garland (1860-1940), son of Richard Garland, U.S. Vice President under Abraham Lincoln, was a prolific writer – novelist and short fiction writer, essayist, poet, and biographer (winner of the 1922 Pulitzer Prize for his autobiographical work A Daughter of the Middle Border). These stories are based on visits made by Garland to reservations in the American West over a ten-year period and represent his perspective on the many challenges of transition to reservation life for indigenous peoples of America.Item #901587
9 x 12-3/8", half black cloth, brown paper over boards with Remington illustration pasted-on front board, orange top-edge, 274pp, color frontis., 34 full-page plates in text of which two are in color, color plate from front panel of original dust wrapper laid in.
Extreme edge-wear to boards and spine ends, chipping to plate on front board, intact, externally poor. Internally, the book is free of owner’s marks, all plates are present and in very good condition, color plate from original dust wrapper has been cut out and laid in, with general toning, bumping to lower corners of leaves, a few dog ears with upper corner of one text leaf missing, overall internally near very good.