[NATIVE AMERICANS] TAYLOR, JOSEPH HENRY. Two titles, one inscribed.
Comprising Sketches of Frontier and Indian Life on the Upper Missouri and Great Plains, Washburn, N.D.: by the author, 1895. Second edition, inscribed by the author in 1897 on an original wrapper(?), bound in half leather with unlettered black spine label, slipcase. 7 1/2 x 5 inches (19 x 13 cm); illustrated. A fine copy internally; Twenty Years on the Trap Line ... on the Great Northwestern Plains. Bismarck, ND and Avondale, PA: by the author. First edition, first issue. Original red pebbled cloth stamped in gilt. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches (17 x 12 cm); 154 pp., illustrated. Front endpaper detached, frontispiece nearly so, old residue to gutter of title, binding lightly soiled.
The second work was issued as a companion to the first edition of the first book. Inscribed copies of these privately printed works are uncommon. Howes T69; Graff 4093.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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