Old Jules. Mari SANDOZ.
Old Jules.

Old Jules.

New York: Hastings House, [1960]. Hardcover. 8vo. Burnt sienna cloth with black spine lettering, pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. x, 424pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear. Item #44477

A tight and attractive 25th anniversary reprint edition of Sandoz's best-known work, the 1935 biography "of her amazing pioneer father." Choice autograph addition: Tipped in before half-title page is a trim-size printed map titled "Working map / of / KANEWA" (a fictional state combining Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska she invented for her 1939 novel "Capital City") on the lower margin of which she boldly inscribes and signs "For Arnold F. Gates / Sincerely / Mari Sandoz" in brown ink, adding beneath a quick sketch of some hills and a prairie flower. (Arnold F. Gates, 1914-93, was a notable Lincoln/Civil War scholar.).

Price: $200.00

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