My Life on the Plains : Or, Personal Experiences with Indians

By: Custer, George Armstrong (Gen) ; Illustrated by A. Roberts

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256 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale umber-brown cloth, black decor, gilt lettering and gilt buffalo head on front, 256 pages, footnotes, table of outrages committed by Indians in 1868; 8 full-page b/w plates with captions. ; Copyright 1874. This printing 1876. ; Plates, engraved by A. Roberts, and others, depict: 1) frontispiece portrait of Custer, 2) portrait of Kiowa chief Satanta, 3) Attack on the Wagon Train, 4) the Kidder Murder, 5) Battle of the Washita, 6) Kiowa chief Lone Wolf, 7) Arapaho chief Yellow Bear, 8) Arapaho chief Little Raven. ; Cloth shows light wear at extremities. Small spot to upper front board. Two facing pages are partially tanned from old clipping. Light foxing here and there. Small bookplate in Braille on front endpaper. No other marks or defects. Binding tight. Extremely rare in any condition. ; Please note: image shows striped (moire) pattern, this is a scanner artifact, book is not striped.

Title: My Life on the Plains : Or, Personal Experiences with Indians

Author Name: Custer, George Armstrong (Gen) ; Illustrated by A. Roberts

Categories: Biography,

Publisher: Sheldon & Company: 1876

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 18600

Keywords: George Armstrong Custer ; Military History ; Indian Wars ; Native Americans ; Biography ; Atrocities ; Massacres ; Rare Books ;,