[NATIVE AMERICANS] SMITH, ELBERT H. Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak or Black Hawk and Scenes in the West.
New York: Published by the author, 1849. Second edition. Publisher's cloth, decorated in gilt and blind. 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches (19 x 11.4 cm); tinted-lithograph portraits of Black Hawk and Zachary Taylor, 299 pp. A dampstain with tideline affects the text throughout and fore-edge, the binding with a small chip at head of spine but externally bright overall, bookplate of Wilmer Hoffman.
The uncommon second edition, here issued by the author and with his name printed. The book is noted as the first work of verse by a Wisconsin writer. Sabin 82462.
C Estate of Frances Tower Thacher
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