Cleveland, OH: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1928. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. Publisher's cloth. Gilt top edge. Deckle edge. Hand=pressed paper. Frontispiece folding map. 299 pp.
Minor shelf wear and bumped corners. Ex-library with mark on spine, bookplate inside front cover, and card pocket on front free endpaper. Front hinge overopened but binding remains tight.
This is a finely printed first edition of historian Grinnell's biography of the North brothers, American scouts who worked alongside indigenous Pawnee scouts to defend the route of the Union Pacific railroad from raids. A fascinating, uncommon volume in excellent condition. Very good. Item #1777