Firewater and Forked Tongues; A Sioux Chief Interprets U.S. History. M. I. McCREIGHT, Charles M. RUSSELL.
Firewater and Forked Tongues; A Sioux Chief Interprets U.S. History

Firewater and Forked Tongues; A Sioux Chief Interprets U.S. History

1947: Trail's End Publishing Co., 1947. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. Quarter morocco over red cloth. Gilt lettering on spine and cover. Frontispiece portrait from a painting by Charles Russell, 4 additional full-page portraits. 180 pp.
Clear tape over spine. Ex-library, with sticker on spine, sticker on cover, bookplate inside front cover, card pocket pasted on front free endpaper, embossment on title page, and a stamp on top and bottom block edges. Interior excellent.
This is a stated first edition of McCreight's interviews with Flying Hawk, a Sioux philosopher and cousin of Crazy Horse, who participated in the Battle of Little Big Horn and many other conflicts between indigenous people and the US military. A fascinating primary source in Western history. Very good. Item #1601

Price: $50.00