A Narrative of the Captivity and Adventures of John Tanner (U.S. Interpreter at the Sault de Ste. Marie) During Thirty Years Residence Among the Indians in the Interior of North America. Edwin JAMES.

A Narrative of the Captivity and Adventures of John Tanner (U.S. Interpreter at the Sault de Ste. Marie) During Thirty Years Residence Among the Indians in the Interior of North America.

Minneapolis: Ross & Haines, Inc., 1956. Hardcover. Small 4to. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xxxiv, 427pp. Illustration, small line drawings. Very good/very good. Faintest of binding edgewear only; jacket lightly edgeworn and a bit rubbed, with several miniscule edge chips. Item #45757

Noel Loomis provides a new introduction to this handsome and tight reprint edition of one of the most well-known and desireable Indian captivity narratives, described by Howes as "Minute, vivid, but not altogether trustworthy...." Limited to 2000 numbered copies (this #579). The first edition is quite scarce and even this reprint seldom seen. AYER 290. FIELD 772. GRAFF 2189. HOWES J42 note. SABIN 35684.

Price: $100.00

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